Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 8.28.14 @ 8:30 by: Staff

Auctioned for as high as $75 million to vintage car collectors, a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta may break a previous world record soon and officially become the world’s most expensive car.

The two-seater red coupe, which has been owned by one of the heirs of a wealthy Italian family, is a part of a recent Bonhams vintage cars auction which is estimated to achieve a total sales of more than $450 million by Hagerty Group LLC.

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Posted 8.26.14 @ 9:5 by: Staff

Buying a luxury vacation home is a huge investment. Yes, you may not spend a lot of time at your luxury vacation home and may only be buying one for a summer time or a wintertime getaway; but, just like buying any type of property, you should consider it as a form of investment.

To assist you in getting that perfect getaway, read on the following top 8 things to consider when buying a vacation home.

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Posted 8.25.14 @ 8:55 by: Staff

Best known of being the annual host of the Bell Canadian Open, Oakville has more to offer than that when it comes to the ultimate golfing experience for both the recreational player and the competitive golfer.

Below are some of the premier golf courses located on Oakville. They’re all just a short drive away from Toronto and houses some of Canada’s top championship courses.

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Posted 8.20.14 @ 9:10 by: Staff

It is no secret that Vancouver BC has some of the most expensive real estate properties in the world, but having a look at the following properties would make you double-take about just how expensive it is to live in Vancouver. In fact, if your Vancouver house is not at least $2 million in terms of sale value, it won’t even be classified as a ‘luxury home’ in the eyes of Vancouver’s society. With luxury home prices soaring upwards of $3 million and basic ‘homes’ worth at around $1 million, you better have very deep pockets if you want to get one of the most expensive real estate deals Vancouver has to offer.

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Posted 8.14.14 @ 9:5 by: Staff

From a $1,000 Lobster Frittata for breakfast to a $25,000 chocolate ice cream for dessert, we've covered the world's most expensive foods from the breakfast table to the dinner plate. Work up a hunger and break out the credit card, because this is one luxurious feast for the senses and wallet!

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Posted 8.14.14 @ 8:35 by: Staff

For a more proactive step towards protecting the town’s trees from invasive insects such as the Gypsy Moth, the Asian Long-horned Beetle (ALHB), and the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), the town of Oakville has taken actions to monitor the populations and movements of the aforementioned destructive insects.

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Posted 8.7.14 @ 9:35 by: Staff

Basement flooding can be a big problem for homeowners especially if you’re using your basement as an extra living space in the form of a den or a recreational center for the family. The damages caused by basement flooding can amount in the thousands of dollars not to mention the inconvenience and health hazards it might cause. If you live in the Halton region though, we’ve got good news for you so read on!

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Posted 8.1.14 @ 6:30 by: Staff

This handy guide is a quick way to pair your wine and cheeses for any occasion!

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