Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 11.27.14 @ 5:0 by: Staff

Planning on selling or buying a home soon? Then you should read this article. Last month, we posted about how sales for houses and condos in the Greater Toronto Area are on a record high, and now it seems that this trend is to continue for the next few years.

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Posted 11.24.14 @ 0:20 by: Staff

Whether you love wine or not, having a luxurious dream home in the heart of Napa Valley would invoke images of romance amidst a tranquil background of famous wineries, vineyards and world-class restaurants. If you have an appetite for some prime real estate in wine country, we got the best contender for a wine enthusiast’s dream luxury home with this European inspired hacienda up for grabs at the Napa Valley area.

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Posted 11.21.14 @ 7:55 by: Staff

Are you looking to renovate your kitchen and are looking for some inspiration? Well check out our latest gallery of 20 amazing luxury kitchen designs. Hopefully we can help you get inspired!

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Posted 11.20.14 @ 15:46 by: Staff

Whether your home is 500 sq. feet or 5,000, we can all agree that saving on energy consumption is always a good idea!  In our latest infographic, we've outlined some of the biggest culprits of energy consumption in the household and given you some great energy saving advice to help reduce your monthly energy bill!

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Posted 11.20.14 @ 14:45 by: Staff

You might expect kitchens amongst the filthy rich to still be boxed structures which seldom sees the light of day but think again. Far from being one of the hidden spaces inside the house, luxury kitchens are fast becoming one of the major focal points in the houses of the rich. Read on below to find out more about the latest luxury kitchen trends amongst wealthy buyers who seldom cook to see which kitchen ideas sells for luxury homes.

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Posted 11.19.14 @ 14:48 by: Staff

Buying a new house is always an exciting and sometimes stressful time for buyers. There is always the possibility of getting swayed into impulsively committing to purchase a house by some fresh coat of paint or a carefully crafted sales pitch, but wait! No matter how tempted you are about closing a house deal right then and there, you should consider some of what house sellers try to hide from prospective buyers. After all, a new house is a new beginning and you would surely not want what looks like a great property deal to turn out as an absolute nightmare. Read on below to find out what house sellers try to hide from buyers like you so you can be better equipped in navigating the pitfalls of house hunting.

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Posted 11.17.14 @ 18:27 by: Staff

Do you love wine? Well, so do we! That's why we've created our latest infographic with some fun facts about wine that you can use to impress your friends! How many pounds of grapes are in a single bottle of wine? How many bottles of wine can you get from a single grape vine? Is it really healthy for you to drink 2 glasses of wine a day? For all these answers and more, look no further than our fun wine facts infographic!

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Posted 11.14.14 @ 19:15 by: Staff

Looks like we will have a new record for the world’s tallest twin towers soon! Earlier this month, a new announcement from Dubai’s premium real estate developers graced the headlines of several websites; and no wonder. Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding came up with the idea of building a pair of skyscrapers to break the world record as a part of their joint-venture on a 1,482 acres site which will be named Dubai Creek Harbour.

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Posted 11.12.14 @ 16:33 by: Staff

With green space occupying a large area of its land, the residents of Oakville do enjoy a close to nature type of living. However, the extra trees can sometimes present a hazard to other amenities of the Town, just like its power lines. In view of this, Oakville will be trimming trees which are encroaching on power lines beginning at the first month of next year in behalf of Oakville Hydro.

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Posted 11.11.14 @ 16:33 by: Staff

Fancying having your very own private getaway in a secluded yet accessible picturesque spot in Colorado but finding it is like Mission Impossible to get your hands on such a property? Look no more! Tom Cruise is selling his Colorado home at 115 Francisco Way Telluride and it is up for grabs for $59 million.

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