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Lauren Francis | Realtor

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 Investing in a duplex and renting out one half in Ontario can be a smart real estate move. This strategy offers several benefits for investors looking to generate income and build equity. In this post, we'll explore the advantages of this investment approach in a concise manner. Dual Income Streams: Renting out one unit provides a consistent rental income that can offset your mortgage payment and contribute to your cash flow. Cost Sharing: Sharing expenses like property taxes and utilities with your tenant reduces your financial burden and increases your overall profitability. Flexibility and Future Options: Owning a duplex allows you the flexibility to move into the other unit if your circumstances change, while still generating rental income. Potential Tax Benefits: There are various tax advantages associated with owning a rental property in Ontario, such as deducting expenses and capital gains tax exemptions. Equity Building and Appreciation: Over time, property values tend to

Belvedere Lavender

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Town Crier Marketing

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 SEO or Search Engine Optimizations is a lot more than just making sure you're putting up the best pics of your pets on Instagram. Call us today to see how we can help expand your digital reach and get you back to doing what matters most to you, running your business. https://www.towncriermarketing.ca/

Spiritleaf Stratford

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 Marijuana edibles have become increasingly popular as a convenient and enjoyable way to consume cannabis. In this post, we'll explore the basics of marijuana edibles, including their effects, dosing considerations, and the diverse range of products available. What Are Marijuana Edibles? Marijuana edibles are food or beverage products infused with cannabis extracts, providing an alternative to smoking or vaping. They offer a discreet and smoke-free method of consumption. Effects and Dosage: Edibles have a slower onset time compared to smoking, typically taking 30 minutes to 2 hours to feel the effects. It's important to start with a low dose and be patient. Effects can be more intense and long-lasting compared to inhalation. Product Variety: Marijuana edibles come in various forms and flavors, such as chocolates, gummies, baked goods, and beverages. This wide range allows consumers to choose options that suit their preferences. Safety and Responsibility: Ensure edibles are kept

Stratford Future Driving School

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 Winters here everybody! Here are reminders to help you stay safe πŸ™ŒπŸ» ✅Increase your stopping distance to slow down earlier ✅ Remember do not break while turning, you'll slide and hit whatever is in your path  ✅ Roll through the turns ✅Take your time and leave earlier to avoid rushing  ✅Ensure ALL your windows and mirrors are cleared off & DO NOT FORGET THE ROOF!  #winterdrivingishere  #stratford #waterlooregion #driving #school #sfds_on #perthlife #stratfordon #drive #learn #stmarys #tavistock #ontario #studentlife #driversed #training #studentdriver #driveon #canadadrives #stratforddrivinginstructors https://stratfordfds.ca/registration

Stratford Future Driving School

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 December Registration Now Open! Join us for our December Classes and get ready for the road! Our Stratford special, open only to residents of our home town is our best value! https://stratfordfds.ca/registration/

Stratford Times

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 Avon Crest demolition begins "Last week marked the beginning of the end for the Avon Crest building, as demolition procedures were initiated on the structure that housed Stratford’s first hospital.  After 60 years of providing care to area residents, Avon Crest closed in 1950, coinciding with the opening of the Stratford General Hospital located across the street. Avon Crest then operated as a convalescent facility from 1955 to 1990. Outpatient services and administrative offices resided in the building until 2018 when they were also moved to Stratford General Hospital leaving the Avon Crest building vacant. Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) determined that increasing maintenance costs associated with a building constructed in 1889 made the continued operation of the building unaffordable. A recent press release from HPHA stated, “The limited funding the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance receives is directed to providing healthcare services and not restoration of vacant bui

Stratford Times

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Stratford Times Vol 3 Issue 7 November 24 2023 https://granthaven.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/11_24_23.pdf  

Revival House Restaurant

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 Maggie's Wake is a female led Canadian roots band that combines traditional celtic instrumentation with a wide range of musical styles. This approach offers an incredibly unique sound in Americana/Folk music. Blending high twang, classic country with contemporary takes on jigs and reels, cajun twin fiddles and reggae rhythms, their music is an original, genre hopping adventure that is constantly evolving. ​Pairing their original material with holiday songs and twists, this show will surely get you in the "Spirit of the Season"! Once you've booked your ticket, we strongly encourage you to make a dinner reservation at Revival House directly through the restaurant via online www.revival.house or phone 519-273-3424. You won't be disappointed. Tickets are available online at this link: https://www.ticketscene.ca/events/46065/

Raja Stratford Restaurant

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 Bring the family and let us serve you tonight. Inviting flavours & comfortable atmosphere will give you a evening of memories.  https://rajastratford.ca/

Raja Stratford Restaurant

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 Treat yourself & your family to a night of bold flavour. https://rajastratford.ca/

Raja Stratford Restaurant

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 Dine in or take out, Raja fine indian cuisine will always delight. order online at https://rajastratford.ca/menu/

Raja Grand Bend Restaurant

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 We may be closed for the season, but if youre still craving Raja Indian Cuisine, you can visit us at our Stratford or Tavistock locations! https://rajastratford.ca/ https://www.rajatavistock.ca/

Raja Tavistock Restaurant

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 Looking for somewhere new to enjoy a drink with friends? Come for a cocktail or glass of wine at Raja Thai & Indian Cuisine And dont forget to take home a snack for the kids! https://www.rajatavistock.ca/

Raja Tavistock Restaurant

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 --TAKE OUT AVAILABLE-- Why not pop in for lunch today? Grab a treat to take back to the office! Call ahead or order online! https://www.rajatavistock.ca/

MS Creations

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 Day 5! Two gals hanging out by the tree wih our morning tea & coffee ❤️@a.girl.and.her.puppy booth T43 and @mscreationsstratford booth T36  Visit us @ooak_toronto  This is our third year as neighbours and we wouldn’t have it any other way ❤️❤️  #mscreationsstratford #ooakwinter #ovenmitts #pottery #handmadeforlife #teaandgossip #shopsmall https://mscreations.ca/

Echo Custom Kitchens

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 We are THRILLED to announce that we have a new home online at  EchoCustomKitchens.ca! Visit us to connect with our designer and book a time to discuss your new kitchen! https://www.echocustomkitchens.ca/

Whatever 75 Restaurant

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πŸ₯ͺ πŸ₯“ We're kicking off our week tomorrow with this deeeelicious "classic" taken to the next level. Wednesday Feature: Fried Chicken Club ⁠ with house-made white bread, perfect fried chicken, crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato, garlic mayo⁠ ⁠ Make it a combo for $15.99⁠ ⁠ Yowsers #NextLevelClubSandwich https://www.whatever75.com/

Whatever 75 Restaurant

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 It's Sunday Brunch time. End your week right.  🍳 πŸ₯“ ☕️ 🍳 πŸ₯“ ☕️ 🍳 πŸ₯“ ☕️ https://www.whatever75.com/

Whatever 75 Restaurant

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 Yummy BURGER FEATURE! πŸ” The ‘Johnny Ringo’ Double patty, onion rings, BBQ sauce, cheese - hello!! Combo $20.99 with fries, coleslaw or macaroni salad.  Or try the ‘Little Ringo’ for $16.99 https://www.whatever75.com/

Tallman Promo

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 If you're looking to make an order for Christmas, reach out to our sales team today! Spots are filling up quickly! To ensure your order will meet Christmas deadlines, please get your order in as soon as possible!   #christmaswishlist #christmas #christmasorders #delivery #apparel #santa #santaiscomingtotown #stratford #smallbusiness #tmp #tallman #tallmanpromo https://tallmanpromo.ca/

Stratford Kiwanis Festival of Performing Arts

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 Thank you for supporting our efforts to encourage emerging artists of all ages and abilities, including disabilities www.kiwanisfestivalstratford.com/donate

Stratford Fighting Irish

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 WRESTLING & LIVE MUSIC !!! Hammerlock Pure Wrestling Bentley's Bar, Inn & Restaurant Wide Open Throttle  #IrishNation #bodyslam https://www.stratfordirish.com/

James A Rutherford Funeral Home

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 THE DOER AND THE DOING  At the beginning of modern time measurement – was the clockmaker aware of how much time it took to build a clock? For those of us who work and are aware of the larger realm beyond the thing in which we partake, like the clockmaker who works within the realm of time, “creating" it while simultaneously living within it – we are perhaps cognizant of our actions on a level not necessarily thought about by others.  Other examples might be the manufacturer that makes the product which they themselves use, the player on stage who acts out a life similar or dissimilar to their own, the surgeon who saves a life in the operating room while recognizing that they may not rise from some scheduled operation themselves, or the funeral director that delves into all the elements of dying, without actually doing it – knowing it will come one day.  These examples might speak to a depth of involvement wherein the doer is acutely aware of the doing. The presence of such a fact

Matthew Gottfried Mortgage Agent - Level 2

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 If you are carrying high-interest debt on a credit card or line of credit, reach out to explore your options. Refinancing your mortgage to pay off high-interest debts can reduce stress and potentially increase your monthly cash flow. https://www.mortgagewithmatt.ca/

Heritage Hops Restaurant

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  MUG CLUBBERS! Come get your $5 fill on this beautiful snowy Wednesday! Our taproom is in the Christmas spirit with decor, and new merch that would look nice under your tree this year! #wednesday #humpday #mugclub #stratford #heritagehops #beertime #brewery #stratfordontario #ontariotourism #ontariobreweries #taproom #giftidea https://heritagehopsbrew.com/

Hard Knocks by Dynafit

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 As Ronnie would say... "YEEAAAAAHHH BUDDDDYYYY!!!!!" This 8 time consecutive Mr. Olympia knows a thing or two about pushing yourself to the limit.  Next time you think of quiting, channel your inner Big Ron. https://www.hardknockslistowel.com/

Dynafit Listowel

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 Supplement Spotlight: Whey Protein From our Nutrition Gal: Lana "Whey Protein should be used to supplement your diet! Focusing on getting in protein through whole food sources should be your main priority, this is going to be better for digestion as well as getting in adequate micronutrients.  Whey is great for aiding in muscle recovery and is a great option if you are struggling to get in enough protein throughout your day. Taking whey protein powder daily can cause some digestive distress in people so just be mindful of how often you are using! #proteintoots πŸ™‚ " https://www.dynafit.ca/

Dynafit Listowel

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 Over the past few weeks we've shared some spotlights on some of our favourite supplements.  We were asked "why?" and naturally, we know if one person asks, there's more who would like the answer!! 1. We don't always have time to eat properly. Just like you, we have a lot going on in our days too- we don't always have time to sit down and eat a proper meal. 2. We KNOW how important it is to get adequate nutrients- this includes macronutrients such as protein, carbohydrates and fats but also includes vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, vitamin D, zinc and more! 3. We have some supplements on hand because they help us avoid overindulging on the things that are meant to be enjoyed in small quantities. Making sure that we have adequate nutrients throughout our day helps us to minimize cravings. One major thing to note though: while we enjoy our protein supplements (powder and bars) as snacks and meal substitutes or enhancements, we don't just supplement v

Daisies & Doilies

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 we have stocking stuffers & gifts for the guys

Coventry Animal Hospital

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 Coming Soon!  Stay tuned, we will post when our annual 2024 clinic calendars have arrived.  Thank you to everyone who submitted photos for our animal photo contest.  Sneak peak of the front and back cover, can you find your pet? #Coventryanimalhospital #StratfordON

Lauren Francis | Realtor

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 Thinking about building wealth through real estate? Ontario offers a promising market for income property investment. Here's a concise guide to help you navigate the process: Market Research: Understand current trends, property values, and rental demand across Ontario. Set Goals: Define your investment objectives, guiding your property search and financial planning. Financial Preparation: Assess your budget, secure mortgage pre-approval, and stay updated on Ontario's mortgage rules. Location Matters: Choose strategically based on amenities, transportation, and economic growth. Legal Awareness: Familiarize yourself with Ontario's landlord and tenant laws, and work with a real estate lawyer. Calculate Returns: Analyze potential rental income versus expenses for a clear picture of your return on investment. Building Inspection: Prioritize a professional inspection to identify and address any property issues. Network: Build relationships with real estate professionals for guid

Whatever 75 Restaurant

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 https://www.whatever75.com/ 🎢 "I feel like chicken tonight, like chicken tonight, like chicken tonight..." Does anyone remember that song? (Yes, it was a commercial for... TAKE A GUESS. PLUNK INTO THE COMMENTS.) We also feel like chicken tonight. Fried chicken yummy goodness. And on Thursdays, we ALSO offer our Wing NIght after 4pm.

Whatever 75 Restaurant

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 FABULOUS FUN FEATURE for a Thursday... Chicken Parm Sandwich Combo for $15.99 YUMMY!! https://www.whatever75.com/

Whatever 75 Restaurant

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 Here's to the love of really good pizza washed down by delicious cans of local beer! πŸ• 🍺 πŸ• 🍺 πŸ• 🍺 πŸ• 🍺  Can you think of anything better?? https://www.whatever75.com/

Tallman Promo

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 Check out some of our past projects with Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest!  For more details check out our newest blog, link in our bio!  #oktoberfest #oktoberfest🍻 #parade #paradeinflatable #inflatableart #inflatable #inflatables #inflatablefun #character #art #fun #event #eventswag #eventdecor #events #brandedcontent #brandedinflatable #custom #custominflatables #promo #tallman #tallmanpromo #tmp https://tallmanpromo.ca/

Stratford Kiwanis Festival of Performing Arts

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 There are all kinds of ways to "make" music - but they all have "for the love of it" at the core, whether the artist is professional or non-professional πŸ’– https://kiwanisfestivalstratford.com/ 

Stratford Fighting Irish

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 https://www.stratfordirish.com/

Matthew Gottfried Mortgage Agent - Level 2

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 If you have owned your home for several years, you most likely have a large amount of equity. You can use this equity to purchase a rental property and increase your monthly cash flow. With rent prices currently up on average 12% Year over Year, combined with a record-high population increase, there has never been a better time to explore owning an income property. Reach out to explore your options. https://www.mortgagewithmatt.ca/

Heritage Hops Restaurant

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 Our beautiful city & BIA is bringing a Winter Wander-land to Market Square this weekend! “❄️ THIS WEEKEND ❄️⁠ our Winter Wander-land is making a dazzling return! Prepare to be enchanted by all the cherished comforts, from the twinkling carousel to s'more roasting at the cozy firepits, the blacksmith's craft demos, (all new) wandering holiday carollers, a 40-person contingent of a community choir, our WW Guide, and the much-anticipated RETURN OF SANTA himself! πŸŽ…✨⁠ And it's all FREE!!  ⁠ πŸ“… November 25/26 & December 2/3⁠ ⏰ 11am to 5pm⁠ ⁠ For the latest updates and information, visit: https://downtownstratford.ca/wha.../winter-wander-land-2023/ Or follow our FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1176870757051203/1176870773717868 ⁠ πŸ–Ό️ Vicki Scofield” https://heritagehopsbrew.com/

Heritage Hops Restaurant

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 ✨We are OPEN ✨ This week we’ve got tons of fun events happening in Stratford, including…. πŸŽ„Winter Wanderland in Market Square on Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pmπŸŽ… Wednesday ➡️ $5 Mug Club Fills Thursday ➡️ Gemstone Karaoke 7PM-11PM Friday ➡️ Ryan Desaulnier 6PM-10PM Saturday➡️ Chris Eh Young 6PM-10PM  Sunday ➡️ 1/2 Price Nachos & Board Game Day  We are also currently working on a new winter menu, and are looking for your input on what you would like to see added!  See you at The Hops! 🍻 https://heritagehopsbrew.com/

Hard Knocks by Dynafit

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 From all of the lessons and take-aways from fitness, what is the one thing you would go back and tell your younger self?  We have people young and old starting their fitness journeys, and they could use some advice from seasoned veterans like you! https://www.hardknockslistowel.com/

Hard Knocks by Dynafit

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 Embracing Aristotle's wisdomπŸ’ͺ✨ Let's make a conscious effort to cultivate positive habits that align with our goals and aspirations. Small, consistent actions lead to remarkable outcomes. Here's to the journey of turning excellence into a daily habit! 🌟 https://www.hardknockslistowel.com/

Dynafit Listowel

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 Black Friday Sale Online and In-Store! Save 25% on all in-stock apparel, including clothing, shaker cups, water bottles, hats. Head to dynafit.ca/category/all-products and use the code BLACKFRIDAY  or drop-in during our sales hours. Can't make it in and don't want to shop online? Shoot us an email and we'll hold it for you!! BONUS: Grab your Holly Jolly card and sticker from us and enter to win $250 #shoplocal dollars from @discoverlistowel  #Listowel #shopListowel #listowelontario #DiscoverListowel https://www.dynafit.ca/

Dynafit Listowel

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 Supplement Spotlight: Creatine "Creatine is one of the most researched supplements on the market and is underrated in my opinion.  Creatine has been shown to improve strength and muscle gains as well as anaerobic endurance. You do not need to do a loading phase but you do need to take it daily to see the benefits! There is currently no research on side effects of taking creatine during pregnancy or while breastfeeding so I would not use during these times.  As always ask your doctor before deciding whether a supplement is right for you!" -Lana Order yours now: https://www.dynafit.ca/product.../pakd-creatine-monohydrate

Daisies & Doilies

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 Back in stock - wellness roller balms - headache relief - calm - sleep well & sweet dreams for kids 12.00 each — the headache relief has helped take the edge off my headaches