The 2023 Colours of the Year in Your Home

By: John Barry Team

The 2023 Colours of the Year in Your Home

Tags: Quinte West, Trenton, Belleville, Real Estate, Home Décor, Interior Design

With 2022 coming to a close, many of the top paint brands are releasing their “Colour of the Year” for 2023. Following a year of earth tones and modern, eco-friendly minimalism, we are seeing that trend continue into 2023 with many earth-inspired colours taking over the 2023 colours of the year announcements.  We decided to focus on three brands that are very well known to many -...Read More

3 September Events You Don’t Want to Miss Near Quinte West

By: John Barry Team

3 September Events You Don’t Want to Miss Near Quinte West

Tags: Quinte West, Brighton, Belleville, Trenton, Prince Edward County, Picton, Events, Things to Do

Doors Open Quinte West Saturday, September 10 Tomorrow from 10 am  to 4 pm take in the culture and heritage of Quinte West in the 11th annual Doors Open Quinte West event! If you are considering moving to the area, then this event is a great opportunity for you to discover all that Quinte West and the surrounding areas have to offer.   This year there are 14 in-person Doors Open sites...Read More

6 Reasons to Move to Trenton, ON

By: John Barry Team

6 Reasons to Move to Trenton, ON

Tags: Trenton, Northumberland County, Quinte West, Trenton Real Estate, Moving to Trenton, Quinte West Real Estate, Trenton Realtor

Great Lifestyle One of the many reasons to move to Trenton, Ontario is the variety of homes to choose from that will fit all kinds of lifestyles.    Whether you are looking for a home on one of the many lakes or rivers, a large farm with acres of forest to explore, or a stunning new condo that is walking distance to work and amenities, you are sure to find what you are looking for in T...Read More

5 Tips to Help You Save for Your Down Payment

By: John Barry Team

5 Tips to Help You Save for Your Down Payment

Tags: Home Buying Tips, Home Tips, Mortgage Tips, Budgeting

Saving for a down payment on a home can be one of the most difficult steps in your home buying journey and is easier said than done. There are many aspects to consider when saving for a home,all of which require you to approach with a strong will and determination to achieve your goal. Without the proper commitment it can take you much longer to save your down payment. So get ready to buckle down ...Read More

4 of the Best Restaurants to Visit in Trenton, Ontario

By: John Barry Team

4 of the Best Restaurants to Visit in Trenton, Ontario

Tags: Trenton, Trenton Restaurants, Restaurants, Places to Visit

If you are looking for a great place to grab a bite to eat in the picturesque town of Trenton, Ontario - look no further! We have gathered a small list of some of the highest rated restaurants in our lovely town that you are sure to find welcoming and delicious! If you are considering moving to Trenton or have just moved here recently, you will definitely want to check out these tasty spots! Dou...Read More

Spruce Up Your Laundry Room

By: John Barry Team

Spruce Up Your Laundry Room

Tags: Quinte West, Real Estate, Home Décor, Interior Design

The laundry room is an often forgotten area in our home. Nobody wants to think about the laundry room. But what if you could create a laundry room that simplifies the tedious task of doing laundry? The laundry room should be a place where you can feel good about doing laundry.   This article is designed to help you create a laundry room that is both functional and beautiful. We have included...Read More

Home Staging on a Budget

By: John Barry Team

Home Staging on a Budget

Tags: Home Staging, Home Décor, Interior Design

Selling your home can be an intimidating process. Home staging is a part of that process that many people may shrink at the thought of, but it doesn’t have to be that hard! The goal of staging your home to sell is to create an environment that potential buyers can picture themselves living in and personalizing.  Continue reading for simple tips to staging your home without having to re...Read More

Tips for Creating a Home Office You Love to Work in!

By: John Barry Team

Tips for Creating a Home Office You Love to Work in!

Tags: Office Space, Home Office, Home Décor, Interior Design

Try to Set Up Near Natural Light Whether you like it or not, exposure to natural light is beneficial to our physical and mental health. It can boost our overall productivity naturally and when setting up your home office it is something you will want to keep in mind.  Setting up in a room with a window is ideal when we are thinking about where we want our home office to be. While it may not ...Read More

8 Ways to Make a Small Space Look Bigger

By: John Barry Team

8 Ways to Make a Small Space Look Bigger

Tags: Quinte West, Real Estate, Home Décor, Interior Design, Belleville, Trenton, Brighton

#1. Keep the Flow Make your space flow better! Clear walkways and make sure you can easily move through the space so that each room has a better flow.   Keeping a flow through your small space makes it not only easier to maneuver through but it will also keep the space from feeling blocky and enclosed. Clear the walkways so that you can move from one side of the room to the other easily w...Read More

4 Unique Date Spots in the Quinte West Area

By: John Barry Team

4 Unique Date Spots in the Quinte West Area

Tags: Date Ideas, Things to do, Quinte West, Brighton, Prince Edward, Belleville

Whether you have lived in the area all your life or you’ve just moved here and are experiencing all that Quinte West has to offer, it can be overwhelming to decide on your date night plans!    We have compiled a list of unique date experiences that are perfect for any couple looking to spend some quality time together. There may be some driving involved to reach these destinations...Read More