Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 1.9.18 @ 15:0 by: Staff

Selling your home during the holidays is possible, but you’ll have to contend with jam packed calendars for parties, errands, and the other holiday things  that take up so much of other people’s resources and time. Remember that this time of the year can be very personal for some people so although you want your home to spread holiday cheer, you will want it to stay a bit neutral. Here are 8 of our home styling tips for attracting buyers during the holidays!

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Posted 1.9.18 @ 15:0 by: Staff

Any home improvement project that involves constructing or renovating a part of your home ought to have a touch of an architect’s, a builder’s, or a designer’s expertise. Why? Because small mistakes can mean a load of problems that would be costly and time-consuming to fix in the future.

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Posted 1.8.18 @ 17:33 by: Staff

A community centre is soon to rise in south-central Oakville as a vote was passed early December 2017 by the town’s planning and development council approving the Official Plan and zoning amendments needed to start building a park, seniors-oriented housing, residential housing, and a community centre that includes a civic space at the Macdonald Road and Reynolds Street location.

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Posted 12.13.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

We’re about halfway into the month and it isn’t too late yet to spruce up your home for the awesome holidays up ahead. What better time than now before winter fully sets in or before you’re too busy, right?

Here are some December home checklist for you ranging from the most time-consuming to some that can be done in just under an hour!

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Posted 12.12.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Beautifully styled bungalow in popular Millcroft, ready to move in! Recently renovated with custom-quality finishes, the stylish main level offers marble tile and oak hardwood flooring in a matte finish, impressive millwork, and designer lighting fixtures suspended from soaring 18’ ceilings.

The entertainer’s floor plan offers a separate dining room with formal columned entry, open concept great room with gas fireplace with full-height stone surround, and an upgraded eat-in kitchen with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Double French doors offer a sweeping view, opening to a brand new fully loaded rear yard with recently completed professional landscaping, new decking and in-ground pool with waterfall feature.

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Posted 12.6.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Buying a home in GTA is near impossible these days if you’re not a millionaire. Fortunately for you, there are still small pockets where buying a home that won’t take a million is still possible. A recent Toronto Life article named the neighbourhood of Oakville as one of those last affordable areas.

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Posted 12.6.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

House-hunting is not for the weak of heart. It is more than just calling some real estate agents, seeing a few houses, and moving in right after you found one you like. Things can get very challenging when looking for a new home more so if you’re targeting buying a home in a hot neighbourhood. You need to be smart about your search and come up with a game plan for house-hunting success!

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Posted 12.6.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Fresh Christmas Trees GIVEAWAY! The 8th Annual Trees for Kids event is underway. Bring a Toy, Gift Card or Cash and get a beautiful FREE Christmas Tree, it’s that simple! (Toys and gift cards go to Kids and Teenagers in need, Cash goes to the Easter Seals charity organization)www.easterseals.org 

We hope to see you there!

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Posted 12.5.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Being friends with your neighbours is good. It means having people you can count on you being able to borrow a lawnmower from, enjoy the benefits of your kids growing up with the kids next door, and it just makes for a better sense of community. However, some neighbours can be too chummy to the point of being uncomfortably friendly. Worse is when they seem to think that your yard is literally their yard! A line has to be drawn in such instances; hence,  why you must know what property lines are and who makes them.

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Posted 11.24.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Most of us think that it’s all about location when it comes to real estate, and that is true for the most part. However, there are a multitude of quirky or even unusual factors that can affect your home’s price; and we’re not just talking of lot size, number of bedrooms, total square footage, number of bathrooms, and when the home was built.

In this article, we’ll tell you about some factors that seem unimportant or of no value at first, but can have a huge impact on your home’s marketability and price. Keep on reading to know more below!

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