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Hot Tips for Energy Savings at Home

Friday Sep 21st, 2018

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Many might not realize the easy steps one can undertake to save energy and effectively lower their hydro as well as gas and even water bills with relative ease and very little compromise. Lowering of heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes homeowners can do themselves. 1. Find better ways to heat and cool your house Heating and cooling digest at least half of typical household energy use. Here are a few tips to help remedy this: Use... [read more]

ELF’S, GDO’S AND DOM - Real Estate Acronyms You Should Know When Buying or Selling Your Home

Friday Sep 21st, 2018

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As realtors, it’s safe to say we occasionally assume everyone knows the terms we use daily. I’m lucky to work with some fantastic brokers and salespeople so on behalf of all of us, let me apologize if you’ve ever for second thought that along with the appliances and window coverings you were also purchasing an ELF with your new home. Here are a few acronyms we use along with their meanings. Hopefully you read this before you clear a spot on the shelf. ELF’s –... [read more]

5 Over Used Real Estate Terms

Wednesday Aug 29th, 2018

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1. Priced To Sell What else would it be priced at? The assumption is, if you've gone through the steps to list your home on the open market then it's with the intent to sell. 2. Gleaming Hardwood Floors It seems that every home with hardwood floors is GLEAMING! Stop it people! 3. Show With Confidence What does this even mean? What if the realtor showing that day is feeling not so confident? Can we still show? 4. Backyard Oasis Unless there's a pool, drink station and... [read more]

Glen Abbey Golf Course Update - Summer 2018

Wednesday Aug 29th, 2018

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With the Canadian Open having just finished up in Oakville, Ontario, we thought now would be a good time to update you on the status of the Glen Abbey Golf Course situation. As you’ve likely heard by now, ClubLink has submitted an application to demolish the golf course, while Oakville Council is arguing their application is flawed because they applied under Section 34 of the Ontario Heritage Act. This act deals with buildings and structures, while the Town believes Glen Abbey is a... [read more]

Are Your Must Haves Really Must Haves?

Tuesday Aug 28th, 2018

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When your ready to buy a home, your realtor will usually meet with you and ask for your "must haves" or your "wish lists". This helps them narrow down the criteria in order to make the search process more accurate. Here are a few key considerations you should make before finalizing your list. Let's get started:   "I need GRANITE counter tops" This is a very common item we find on our home buyers wish list. But before you rule out looking at homes... [read more]

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