Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 8.14.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Planning a luxury kitchen isn’t just about buying the most expensive marble, granite, appliances, and décor, it is about achieving a harmony of class, elegance, function, and ‘expensive’ taste. Below are our best tips on how to plan a luxury kitchen while maximising the power of your dollar.

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Posted 8.14.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Located in one of the most sought after locations in Old Oakville this charming home was built with the most discerning buyers taste in mind. Designed by Gren Weis and built in 2012, the classic center hall plan allows for large principal rooms while still featuring the modern layout conducive to today’s busy lifestyle. With over 5,600 total square feet of meticulously designed living space, this home leaves nothing to be desired. Full size living and dining rooms flank either side of the formal foyer. The rear span of the home features a top of the line kitchen, breakfast area and family room, all with unique design features. A special Muskoka Room is found off the family room fully wrapped with summer screens, or close it in for the winter using the custom-made windows, and enjoy the gas fireplace. A main floor office, mud room and powder room finish off this level.

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Posted 8.13.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Don’t you wonder why is it that the more serious you become about finding a new home, the more convinced you become that it is hard to find? We guess that everyone who’s been home-hunting before experienced a phenomena wherein the more homes they get to see in person, the more their list of must-haves get longer!

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Posted 8.10.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

5.1 bedroom, 6.2 bathroom home in South East Oakville, built by renowned Hallmark Homes. This elegant home boasts a timeless exterior with stone and pre-finished copper accents. The formal foyer will leave a lasting impression, with a custom mahogany double French door with a wrought-iron inlay, limestone tile flooring, and a Fine Arts chandelier suspended from the two-storey ceiling. The lighting fixtures throughout the home are truly spectacular and include several new and vintage imported Swarovski chandeliers. Impeccable attention to detail is shown in the exquisite millwork – from the 12” baseboards up to the cove mouldings. Oak hardwood flooring adds warmth, grounding the main level’s airy 10’ ceilings.

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Posted 8.8.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Hiring a home inspector if you’re buying or selling luxury real estate is important. Real estate for sale like condos, homes and other properties can be great investments, but you need to know what you’re getting into before you buy. Here are questions you should ask the home inspector (don’t forget to interview more than one!) before you hire them. Remember, a home is the largest and most expensive decision you’ll ever make!

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Posted 8.8.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Enjoy a fabulous family lifestyle in this 6,298 sf lakefront home; 5.1 bedroom home was built with an eye towards entertaining, both inside and out.  

The outdoor living space coupled with the views is the real showstopper for this home. The massive pool deck features a full built in outdoor kitchen area, large gunite pool and hot tub and a spectacular pavilion with a stone built gas fireplace. Extensive professional landscaping highlighted by mature trees combine to make this one of Burlington’s most stunning lakefront properties. 

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Posted 8.5.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Preparing to move houses soon? Oh, the excitement! You must be more than ready and really looking forward to it. Moving houses is a significant life event and just like most life milestones, it usually yields the best experience if you are truly prepared for it. Below is a list of the Things You Must Do Before Moving In a New House.

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Posted 7.30.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

It is not yet too late to give your home a summer makeover! Take a look at our 12 easy fixes below to give your home a summer perfect feel!

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Posted 7.26.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The 2018 RBC Canadian Open is underway and you won’t want to miss a single moment of the action!

Oakville’s very own Glen Abbey Golf Club has been selected again to host this year’s RBC Canadian Open and once again is heralded as the home of Canada’s National Men’s Open Golf Championship, marking the 30th time for Glen Abbey to play host to notable persons and players of the PGA Tour. The championship is currently on-going and will play-out from July 23 to July 29. If you have time, you’d be able to catch some of the action well into this weekend!

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Posted 7.24.18 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Staging your home can take a lot of preparation to make sure that the photos you get will maximise your shot at making a successful sale. Getting the right photos is a crucial part of the home-selling process, as your home’s photos online are often what potential buyers get to see first. You’ll want your home to look it’s best and impress buyers but at the same time, you also want it to look loved. Below are some of our expert tips to make sure that you’ll get the best photos of your home especially when preparing for a sale.

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