Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 11.28.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Water damage is a homeowner’s problem no matter what the season. It is the top cause of damage in the home and one that can cost thousands of dollars to repair. Do you know that 51% of all property claims in Canada is due to water damage? In the past decade, there was also an 84% increase in the cost of water damage in Ontario. There is no doubt that water damage can be very expensive!

Snowmelt is one leading cause of water damage. With only a few weeks to go until spring, now is the perfect time to prevent water damage brought on by snowmelt. Here are our 5 tips to keep your home safe from water damage from snowmelt.

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Posted 11.25.19 @ 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 11.21.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Oakville’s Hexagon Restaurant chef Rafael Covarrubias was announced as the winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef Competition North American Regional Semifinal. 25 years old Covarrubias will compete in May 2020 for the Grand Finale in Milan, Italy.

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Posted 11.18.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Buying a penthouse is a huge investment. You have to be sure that you buy one that suits your needs and will not be a pain to sell later if needed. On top of this, you’re also looking for a luxury real estate property that you’ll enjoy living in for possibly years.

There’s a reason why penthouses remain in demand even during times when the real estate market suffered from setbacks. People will always want the best that they can afford. If you’re planning to buy a penthouse, below is a list of features that will make sure you find the best for your needs!

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Posted 11.17.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

It seems most people wait for spring before buying a new home. It’s just that people equate the start of December with the holidays and go into a holidays frenzy, often contently waiting for warmer weather before going into home-hunting mode again.

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Posted 11.14.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

As the personal home of celebrity designer Ramsin Khachi, this luxurious end unit town is as extraordinary as one would imagine it to be. This "Belcourt" model, reimagined, is tremendously enhanced, customized, and styled to perfection. It's the ultimate lifestyle home, strategically designed for minimal maintenance, and with remote monitoring/operation (via smartphone) for the avid traveler. Simply lock-up and feel wholly at ease while away.

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Posted 11.12.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

How to decorate a home for the holidays when it is for sale can be very tricky. If you’re selling, you’d want the last holiday you spend in your home to be memorable but at the same time wouldn’t want to turn away potential buyers. Well, today is one of your lucky days! Below, we share with you some home decorating tips that are perfect for those who have their home on the market this season. Celebrate the holidays in style with the tips below!

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Posted 11.12.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

One of a kind spectacular estate building lot in Southwest Oakville on a quiet court of large lots.

Over 1.1 acres with a dense tree canopy with some spectacular mature trees including towering White Pines and some majestic Beech. Loads of room to build a new home and keep many of the super large trees.

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Posted 11.11.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below...

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Posted 11.11.19 @ 0:0 by: Staff

The Town of Oakville has been rehabilitating some of its shoreline and last Friday, November 8, 2019, the new west shoreline was unveiled to the public in a grand reopening event held in the early afternoon.

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