Get Real with Mike Montague

Get Real with Mike Montague
Current information and insights with veteran Canadian Realtor® Mike Montague of Remax Crosstown Realty Inc. Director with the Barrie and District Association of Realtors®, and host of TV show Hitting Home with Mike and Arif. Visit ?

Post Pandemic Barrie - What’s our vision?
May 22 • 15 min
Barrie has much untapped potential and there may never be a more opportune moment to re-imagine our future.
Damn Lies and Real Estate Statistics
May 16 • 10 min
You can’t argue with the numbers, or can you? Have a listen to what Mike has to say in this week’s episode on how numbers can be used to manipulate and maneuver us.
Home selling during Covid-19 and the “phone it in” Realtor®
Apr 30 • 7 min
Moose, morons, and market observations
Apr 28 • 11 min
Mike makes some observations on local real estate, and on how all of us are holding up two months into the Covid-19 pandemic.
Future forecast for Barrie and area Real Estate Market
Apr 4 • 9 min
Mike Montague of Remax Crosstown Realty Inc. shares his thoughts on what the post Covid-19 Real Estate market and business, in general, could look like.
Isolation week three - There’s no place like home
Mar 30 • 16 min
Mike offers some perspective he has found to keep going, some advice for those conducting a real estate transaction during Covid-19, and shares a first-hand look at our local real estate market.
The New Normal - (for now anyway)
Mar 22 • 12 min
Mike shares some of his social distancing experiences and some thoughts on how the local real estate market is reacting.
Are you hanging in there?
Mar 16 • 12 min
Mike uses some of the extra time he finds himself with for the moment to ramble on about Covid- 19 and some of the impacts it is having on all of us.
My Corona
Mar 13 • 9 min
Mike sidetracks the usual local real estate topic to share some thoughts on the current COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Pandemic.
Barrie to Downtown Toronto in 30 Minutes.
Feb 21 • 9 min
Mike takes a look at the realities of commuting and what we can only hope the future may hold for Barrie and area commuters who make the treck to and from the GTA each week.
Are home owners more happy than renters as a general rule?
Feb 14 • 8 min
As one survey suggests, there are some benefits beyond the financial ones to owning your own home.
Barrie Ontario - So close, and so affordable
Feb 11 • 7 min
Mike Montague talks about the early 2020 real estate market so far, some buy and sell strategies, and some very good reasons to seriously consider becoming a Barrie area homeowner.
Digital transformations of our lives
Jan 18 • 6 min
Some personal reflections and observations of two decades of technology change.
Home hunting like the pros
Jan 14 • 8 min
Are you using automated saved searching to find your next home?