Tour Tuesday: Belleville Home Prices Keep Going Up

It’s Tour Tuesday and we’re talking Belleville Real Estate Stats, Halloween and Giving $200, so tune in!! 0:00 It’s Tour Tuesday0:06 Tom is missing1:30 1977 Harmony Rd., Belleville – Don’t forget to like, share and comment.2:29 Vote for your favourite Halloween door, and we’ll give $100 to charity, post your door, and we’ll vote … Read more

Tour Tuesday: Time For Some Halloween Fun in Belleville

It’s time for some #Halloween fun and give away some moneyūü§Ď to people in need in #Belleville. Which door do you like most? Aūüö™, Būüö™ or Cūüö™. The doors were decorated by our team, one by Tara and Tom, one by Julie and one by Courtney. We’re keeping it secret until October 31st, 2020 about who did which door. Each … Read more

Tour Tuesday: Why Use A Local Realtor¬ģ

Why Use A Local Belleville Realtor

Team Tara Lyons tackles why you should use a local realtor when moving to a new city. This is an important topic that can not just save you money but impact your investment years after you buy. We have New listings for you, always very exciting! And we also have a big Halloween contest is … Read more

Tour Tuesday: First Time Home Buyers Edition

First Time Home Buyer Tips In Belleville | Top Mistakes Belleville First-Time Home Buyers Make Real estate Team Tara Lyons and Realtors Julie Martin and Tom Lyons go through the top tips and mistakes that first time home buyers are making when it comes to purchasing a house with Courtney Black. Looking for a real … Read more

Tour Tuesday and Apple Picking

apple picking at campbell's orchard quinte

This week on Tour Tuesday we talked about the 21% housing gain over the year and how that compares to 2015, Tom goes apple picking at Campbell Orchard and Tara does a little time travelling. Check out our current homes for sale at And take a look at Campbell Orchard for all your APPLE … Read more

Tour Tuesday and Scuba Blake

TRANSCRIPT:It’s Tour Tuesday, the day tara fixes my hair, because I look like Sonic the Hedgehog And we’re all in the same place, but we’re still social distancing. It’s a very wide angle. It was a very wide angle. You can see all of us. It was our anniversary. It was our twenty eighth years … Read more

Tour Tuesday and Turfbot

Susbcribe to our Podcast! On this week’s Tour Tuesday, we are visited by Jeremy Sizer, owner of Turfbot. Turfbot is a lawn care and landscaping company. Jeremy gives some tips and advice for taking care of your yard during Covid19! You can find Jeremy here: Link to Tips Article: Transcript: Tom Lyons 0:00 … Read more

Tour Tuesday and Tom’s Birthday

It’s December, Tom’s birthday month and this is the last #TourTuesday of the year. As the team winds down for #Christmas and Tom’s birthday, we ask the question that’s been on everyone’s mind. #Turkey or #Ham!! #HappyHoliday everyone!

Tour Tuesday and the Honey

It’s tour Tuesday and we’re dropping off a little surprise for our clients. you can also listen to the podcast here: 0:00 It’s TourTuesday. And we’re in the office today. 0:05 It’s the day we don’t tour home so you don’t need to Julian I went into one 0:11 I did not tour homes … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Forgotten SD Card

Team 0:00 It’s Tour Tuesday forget to put the SD card in the GoPro. We have to use iPhone it’s that day. Julie 0:09 Excuse the bumpiness. Tom Lyons 0:13 Because Julie has to hold up the phone and we’re going to make it short today. Tara Lyons 0:18 Interest rates are on the way … Read more

Tour Tuesday and The Toyota Rav4

Team Tara Lyons - Tour Tuesday

Tara Lyons 0:01 It’s Tour Tuesday. And we’re in Julie’s new vehicle. Tom Lyons 0:11 Touring homes so you don’t have to. Tara Lyons 0:13 So you don’t have to. Julie 0:14 It’s a Toyota Rav4 hybrid, amazing gas mileage. And if you’re looking for a Toyota go see Dave Pickett. Unknown Speaker 0:24 Shout … Read more

Tour Tuesday and The Pinnacle

It’s Tour Tuesday and we have a HUGE announcement. Team Tara Lyons is leading the charge on The Pinnacle development in downtown Belleville. Not to mention it’s also Julie’s Birthday!!!! Back to The Pinnacle, this 110 unit development has units ranging from 722 sq ft to 1280 sq ft. Pricing starting at $279.675.00. We’d love … Read more

It has been a pleasure working with you!

Thank you so much, Tara! It has been a pleasure working with you!  I have benefitted from your professionalism and attention to detail. The stager you provided was wonderful and your photographer was amazing!  You exposed the house to many agents and coordinated many showings in a short period of time!   And now you … Read more

Why do REALTORS¬ģ ask financial questions?

The federal government requires us to ask financial questions regarding where funds are coming from and getting proof of identification. Canada has had substantial anti-money laundering and terrorist financing legislation since 2001. Since then REALTORS¬ģ have had a legal responsibility in Canada‚Äôs efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. In addition to these original … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the County Property

This week on Tour Tuesday, Tom gets an English lesson. Interest rates are rising and RockFest! 0:15 It’s finally sunny! 0:45 Interest rates went up. Told you so! 1:50 Slower summer market has started. 2:13 Toronto market stalling? 3:52 21 Peats Point Price Reduction. Amazing Waterfront 4:20 Water level starting to come down … Read more

Tour Tuesday and Still Yet More Rain

It’s TOOOOUUURRR Tuesday again and guess what? ¬†It’s raining. ūüôĀ But still, we’re having fun on the run. 0:35 Another listing, the twin to 403 Bleecker, it’s 401 Bleecker Ave.¬† 2:12 Found two kittens in a boat? ¬†Thank you to Fixed Fur Life.¬† 3:10 Market¬†has slowed a bit, but that’s normal. 3:25 ¬†Quinte is closing, … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Forgotten Listings

  This week on Tour Tuesday we forget a listing, it’s still raining and Tara drops her phone. 0:20 It’s raining again on Tour Tuesday 0:40 Two new listings? 21C Peats Point and 55 Joy Court 2:17 We almost forgot 678 Hollowview Rd.! 3:00 Checking out our Neighbourhood. 3:32 What we love … Read more

Tour Tuesday and More Rain

It’s raining again on Tour Tuesday, but that doesn’t slow us down as we talk about the changing in the market and how it might impact Quinte.

Tour Tuesday and the Watery Basement

This week on tour tuesday we discuss how to avoid water in your basement, a train stops our tour and something about wine. 0:20 Tara forgets Tom 0:40 New listing on Tour, 379 Elmwood Drive! 1:33 Crazy Rain 1:44 Water in a basement, what to do? 4:40 A train has stopped the tour. 5:04 … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Deposit regarding Belleville Real Estate

This week on Tour Tuesday we dig into pitfalls and trials of multiple offer and waiving conditions. ¬†Things are changing in the Belleville real estate world, multiple offers, increased deposits, less conditions all impact buying a home in the Quinte area. 0:04 Tom tries not to run anyone over. 0:45 Royal LePage ProAlliance is truly … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the New Tax – Belleville Real Estate News

This week on Tour Tuesday we have a detailed discussion on the new tax introduced in Toronto and the Golden Horseshoe area, getting into how it might impact the Quinte area. 0:20 River tells everyone how much she likes her dog walker Jamie Ellis. ¬†Ellis Pet Care 1:04 Checking out our latest listing on Sidney, … Read more

Our winner of the 2017 Quinte Home and Lifestyle Show!

After exhaustive hours, rain, sun, wind and sleet. ¬†Well maybe no sleet. ¬†The show has ended and the time has come to draw for our winner. Betty Alexander you are the big winner!!! ¬†We truly hope you love the Cookware set! Again thank you to everyone who came and stopped by our booth. ¬†Don’t forget … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Quinte Home and Lifestyle Show

This Tour Tuesday we talk about the Quinte Home and Lifestyle Show 2017, show a little of how VR works and spent a fair bit of time in the rain. :17 We went to the Quinte Home and Lifestyle Show 2017. :29 Tom sounds threatening. 1:05 Thanks to Linda Schick and Sherry Fraser 1:10 Shout … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Manse, Three Dog Winery and #WILB

In this Tour Tuesday, Tom attends a conference for Women, Tara talks poo and River hates Mud. 0:08 WILB Conference – – #WILB 0:30 How to prepare your Home to Sell. 1:01 Jeff Murray – KDM Law – 1:30 Price Increases in the Quinte Area and Why? 2:45 Why we can’t just give … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Lack of Attention

On this Tour Tuesday, we re-tour, Tom Rants and Tara laughs at Tom. ¬†We spend a fair bit of time on this tour talking about the Belleville real estate market, how it’s changed and how it’s impacting home sellers and buyers. 0:23 678 Hollowview Rd. was on Tour! 0:53 82 Wellington in Madoc. … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Docfest

And we’re back from Vacation and ready for the Spring Market. In this Tour Tuesday, Tom has a weird laugh, Tara likes curling and Spring has sprung. 0:15 We were gone. 0:43 Tour Tuesday from the Cruise – 0:52 Spring market has begun! 1:26 36 Vertis Court –‚Ķ/ 2:19 156 Catalina Dr. – … Read more

Family Day Free Skate Belleville 2017

Our Family Skate day is quickly approaching and we really hope you can join us. When: Monday, February 20th, 2017, 2:15 – 4:15PM Where: Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre, Family Dental Centre Arena 265 Cannifton Road, Belleville

Tour Tuesday and the 2017 Movie Event

So we had our customer appreciation movie event at the The Empire Theatre here in Belleville. ¬†What a great day, we had a chance to catch up with friends/clients. ¬†I think everyone had a great time. We can’t thank everyone enough for putting your faith in our team when looking to buy or sell your … Read more

Tour Tuesday and the Hot Toddy

This week on Tour Tuesday, Angela does a drive by, Tara has a Hot Toddy and Mark Rashotte visits Jimmy Fallon. 0:28 Angela’s drive by. 0:34 Our listing 506 Moneymore Rd., was on tour!! See it here: 0:37 Mark Rashotte( @markrashotte ) and Jake Clemons( @jakeclemons ) visit Jimmy Fallon. 1:15 Check out Jake … Read more

Villages In Spain Are Up For Sale at Crazy Cheap Prices

Spain has been seeing an exodus over causing entire towns to become abandoned. Three trends have come together causing this vacancy. 1. Elderly mortality on the rise. 2. Birthrate showed a dramatic reduction. 3. The economic crisis in the area caused people to simple abandon homes. The end result is more that an entire village … Read more

Belleville Real Estate Market Share

Here’s how the market work out in October for the local companies. ¬†Ever wonder if one brokerage makes a difference over another. ¬†This should help answer that questioner you. Royal Lepage ProAlliance Realty, Brokerage, sells more than 59% of the homes in the Belleville Market. ¬†More than double any other competitor. ¬†That’s why Team Tara … Read more

2015 Belleville Santa Claus Parade

Please join us at Empire North(360 Pinnacle St.) for the Annual Belleville Santa Claus Parade in Downtown Belleville! The parade has a new route this year due to the construction in downtown Belleville and will be heading down Pinnacle St, instead of Front St. Join us at 4:00PM, Sunday, November 15th, 2015 to grab a … Read more

Tom Cochrane Performs At The Empire Square Rockfest 2015

General Admission Standing Tickets: $30.00 plus HST plus Ticketbreak Service Fee VIP Reserved Seating Tickets: $50.00 plus HST plus Ticketbreak Service Fee General Admission Weekend Passes Available: $95.00 plus HST plus Ticketbreak Service Fee VIP Weekend Passes Available (includes a GA Ticket for Thursday): $135.00 plus HST plus Ticketbreak Service Fee BUY SATURDAY JULY 25TH … Read more

Blue Radio performing at Rockfest, Empire Square Friday!

General Admission Standing Tickets: $35.00 plus HST and Ticketbreak Service Fee VIP Reserved Seating Tickets: $55.00 plus HST and Ticketbreak Service Fee General Admission Weekend Passes Available: $95.00 plus HST and Ticketbreak Service Fee VIP Admission Weekend Passes Available for Friday & Saturday plus Thursday GA Tickets: $135.00 plus HST plus Ticketbreak Service Fee ¬†BUY … Read more

Hedley performs at Rockfest Thursday Night!

General Admission ¬†Standing Tickets Only ‚Äď $45.00 Plus HST and Ticketbreak Service Fee Weekend GA Standing Tickets ‚Äď $95.00 plus HST plus Ticketbreak Service Fee Weekend GA for Thursday plus VIP for Friday, Saturday ‚Äď $135.00 plus HST plus Ticketbreak Service Fee BUY¬†THURSDAY JULY 23rd TICKETS HERE! BUY WEEKEND PASSES HERE!

Canada Day Belleville, 2015 – Pie Eating

Here’s a little fun from the Canada Day festivities in Zwick’s Park. ¬†We hosted the pie eating contest this year. ¬†We went through 16 pies weighing in at about 30 pounds. The kids finished each round in about 2 minutes. ¬† The adults had it a little harder with larger pies, it took them about … Read more

Why this Team of Princesses are exploding on the internet.

This picture of the team ‚ÄúFreeze,‚ÄĚ a ¬†girl’s softball team made up of princesses¬†ages 4 and 5, was posted online by photographer Betsy Gregory. Betsy Gregory was both the team’s coach and photographer as well as the mother of one of players. ¬†That gave her an opportunity to do something really fun. ¬†All the girl’s … Read more

Top 5% in our Area, Thank You!!

Our Team was awarded TOP 5% of Royal Lepage Realtors in our Area. ¬†I also received the Lifetime Award of Excellence achieving top 10% for 10 of the last 14 years. What a great year 2014 was and all I can say for myself and my team is THANK YOU to all my clients who … Read more

Top 5 Most Expensive Homes in the World

The owners of the world‚Äôs most expensive¬†houses are no doubt the same people who are on the list of¬†the world’s richest and they’ve got the real estate to prove it. Here’s the countdown! 5. 18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens – London Value: $222 million Located on London‚Äôs Billionaires Row, 18-19 Kensington sits alongside the home of … Read more

Tara Tip! Removing paint from your carpet.

So you were painting your living room or bedroom, and oops! ¬†You have a big puddle of paint slowly seeping into your beautiful new carpet! No Problem, just follow these steps. 1. Cut two pieces of cardboard from a box. Use the edges of the cardboard to gather¬†the paint. 2. Then use the pieces to … Read more

Royal Lepage Proalliance Kiosk Grand Re-Opening

Royal Lepage Proalliance Kiosk

I’m sure many of you have noticed that the Royal Lepage Proalliance Kiosk has moved to a new location. ¬†We are now in front of Winners! So take moment and drop by, check out the homes for sale and say hi to your friendly neighbourhood Realtor¬ģ.

Why Hire a Belleville Real Estate Agent

The Belleville¬†real estate market is starting to heat up for the spring. You may be one of the many people out there who have decided to take the plunge and become a homeowner, or maybe you are looking to sell your home. You may be thinking about going the route of a private sale of … Read more

Royal Lepage ProAlliance Market Share 2014

Looks like the numbers are in for 2014 and once again Royal Lepage ProAlliance Realty, Brokerage had a great year. The chart¬†shows the market share of each company in the Belleville area¬†and Royal Lepage had a 54.99% market share. That’s more than 50% of the market based on homes sold. ¬†Amazing. Team Tara Lyons also … Read more