Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 1.22.20 @ 0:0 by: Bronwen Cockcroft

Have you or someone you know ever used an exclusive listing to sell their home? Has a realtor ever suggested this method? An exclusive listing simply means that a property is not going on MLS (Multiple Listing Service aka, making the realtor solely responsible for marketing the home.

An exclusive listing is typically laborious for the realtor. It starts with them picking up the phone to invite trusted realtors and clients to view the property. With the seller’s permission, it can extend  to additional marketing efforts such as personal websites and social media platforms, just to name a few.

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Posted 1.21.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

This beauty has everything you’ve been hoping to find in an executive, freehold townhome. End unit, attached above ground only at garage, on a premium lot with a nice-sized backyard, finished basement with secondary kitchen, and a bright, open concept floor plan.

Located in the coveted Bronte Creek community of Oakville, this spacious and nicely upgraded Fernbrook home offers approx. 2,561 sqft, plus an additional 1,129 sqft finished lower level. Double driveway and oversized double garage provide for plenty of parking spaces, plus extra storage space in the garage (which also boasts inside entry to a mud room).

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Posted 1.20.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Kathy talks rural properties, highlighting their many benefits and things to consider. Watch to learn more.

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Posted 1.19.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Gillian Cockcroft walks us through the history of George's Square; Oakville's oldest park. Watch to learn more.

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Posted 1.18.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Negative space is often viewed as the absence of design or structural elements by many, but is it really? Is negative space a design element in itself? Whether it may be in architecture, art, or interior decorating, the use of negative space has its merits. Resist to fill every nook and cranny and give utilizing negative space a try!

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Posted 1.17.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

On this edition of GMT Inside Oakville, we follow Gillian Cockcroft around the The Oakville Club, a historic building in downtown Oakville that has been a members-only recreation and social hub for over a century.

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Posted 1.16.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Luxury home buyers look for specific features and amenities when buying a home. They want a good investment, a beautiful home, and have a house that they can truly enjoy. When planning for luxury home upgrades, the real wow factor isn’t just about going for home improvement projects that can increase the home’s resale value, it is about creating a home that a new homeowner won’t want to ever pass up. Make use of the following luxury home upgrades to make your property even more irresistible to buyers!

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Posted 1.15.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Bronwen Cockcroft breaks down three main reasons why a seller may choose to list their home exclusively.

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Posted 1.13.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Gillian Cockcroft shows Kieran McCourt her drawings for her annual calendar and shares the story behind how she got started.

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Posted 1.10.20 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Oakville firefighters went to La Rochelle, France a few weeks ago to participate in the World Rescue Organisation’s Extrication Challenge and ranked 6th in the event.

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