As a realtor with Royal LePage Binder Real Estate, I know that home is more than just a house.Here you can read about the place, people and history that makes the Windsor/Essex County what it is. Have a browse and explore what makes the area such a great place to live! Have an idea of something that you’d like to spotlight? Get in touch and help share the great work people do!

Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast: Comber

Iron kettle bed & breakfast WOW! A short but suitable word to describe this county gem.  Owned and operated by Benjamin LeBlanc Beaudoin and Ginette Beaudoin, this historic home is one of the cutest B&B's that you will find in the area.  Learn their...

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Michael Difazio Reclaim Artistry: Ford City

  Michael difazio reclaim artistry If you have not had the chance to check out the work of Michael Difazio, then you are definitely missing out.  This talented and driven designer/builder of furniture is making a splash in the Windsor and Essex area, and beyond. ...

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Anchor Coffee House: A Walkerville Gem

Anchor Coffee House So thrilled to start off this new adventure! The Anchor Coffee House has been one of my go to places for coffee or lunch for the last several years.  I return frequently not only because of how well they do food and drink, but also because of the...

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Getting a Free Smart Thermostat…Could You?

Possible free thermostat: Who knew? Often when clients move into a home there are several things that they just assume they may have to update.  This isn't a bad thing.  On the contrary, being able to improve some elements and add some value is a more preferred way to...

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3 Tecumseh Home Styles that are Attracting Attention

Tecumseh Living Tecumseh has a special place in many people hearts.  It, like many other areas of the region, has a dedicated and passionate population who shows a great deal of pride in being from Tecumseh.  It continues to be one of the most popular places to live...

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Top 3 Most Popular Riverside Homes

Living in riverside - Windsor, ON Riverside (neighbourhood in Windsor, ON) has continued to growth and thrive in this competitive market, and home seller's have been pleasantly suprised by the current demand and increase in sales prices.  March was no different for...

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3 Ways to Make Your Home Offer Stand Out!

So in our market, as many already know, we are what we would call a "seller's market".  In this market, the home seller usually has the advantage in the negotiation and prices are usually driven up due to an imbalance in the amount of homes for sale and the number of...

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South Windsor: What are Home Values Doing this Spring?

South Windsor Housing Market For many it is hard to believe where prices have gone in the last few years in certain parts of the city.  South Windsor has always been a desireable area and the last three years, it has only continued.  And why wouldn't it really? ...

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Pre-Approval: Needed or Not?

This is one of the questions that I get all the time. In the current market, which seems to be moving like the speed of light, having a pre-approval is an important first step for home buyers of all kinds; first timers or those veterans of the real estate market. ...

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5 Things to Do To Your Home This Spring

It may not feel like it, but spring will be here before we know it. The transition from Winter to Spring is one that often gets ignored as a home owner. I'm not really sure why that is but winterizing the home (which don't get me wrong is extremely important) has some...

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What is Authentically Local?

So what is Authentically Local? My name is Mike Plante, and I am a realtor with Royal LePage Binder Real Estate in the Windsor and Essex region.  I wear many hats.  I am a proud husband, father, traveller, business man, lover of food and family.  Upon building this...

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