Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 11.12.15 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Do you have a hankering for owning a totally unique home in an exotic location? Then you’d have to check out designer Pierre Cardin’s unique abode in Théoule-sur-Mer, France.

The listing describes the home as "ce palais extrordinaire ... compse de bulles," and we couldn’t agree more! Translated as "an extraordinary palace… consisting of bubbles," it does pique one’s interest and more!

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Posted 11.9.15 @ 0:0 by: Staff

How often do you get mail? We’re not talking of the digital kind, but of the tangible piece of paper that used to be delivered by the mailman just a few years ago. These days, more and more people are not receiving as many ‘real’ mails as before and so a move has been made to convert to community mailboxes in lieu of getting it directly delivered to your door or mailbox. However, the full implementation of that switch will have to wait since Canada Post is temporarily suspending the implementation of the Community Mailbox Program.

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Posted 11.9.15 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Charming and well maintained bungalow on a mature and private lot in Old Oakville. Amazing vaulted ceiling creates a larger than expected feeling. Formal living room with wood burning fireplace connects to the dining room. Recently updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances overlooks the oversized family room. Private master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. There are two additional well-sized bedrooms off the main living space. Expansive windows across the back of the house showcase the sunny private backyard. Thousands spent on professional landscaping. Four car parking and Single garage.

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Posted 11.9.15 @ 0:0 by: Staff

“Crescendo” is a truly spectacular estate property set atop the Escarpment, and bordering Crown lands and the Bruce Trail. Nowhere exists such a peaceful and private paradise, yet so close to major highways, airport, shopping and schools, within Halton Hills.

Truly an entertainer’s dream home, meant for large family gatherings with a multitude of areas to pause and reflect, swim, walk the trails and enjoy nature. Envision a future barn with horses to graze in the paddocks!

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Posted 11.5.15 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Owning a home is a dream for 91% of Ontarians, but that dream may have to wait for a while longer as our province plans to give municipalities the ability to impose a municipal land transfer tax. This is certainly not good news. Do you know that the government is already charging every home buyer 2% of the home’s value for tax purposes in Ontario? Yes, that’s a lot and it’s bound to get a lot more if the MLTT pushes through. With 3 out of 4 Ontarian home buyers possibly having to put off purchasing a home if the MLTT comes to fruition, this is an issue that we simply cannot ignore.

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