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Whether you’re ready for it or not, the holiday season is upon us! Before you start decking your halls take a few minutes to review these five safety tips from our friends at BrightNest. Happy decorating!

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With summer quickly coming to an end and school back in motion it’s time to start thinking about fall maintenance.  Fall is the perfect time to do some important maintenance to your home so you’re not caught in the middle of winter with a drafty house or a malfunctioning heater.  Below is a lost of the top eight fall home maintenance tips, along with what you can do to ensure […]

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There are many factors that come into play when applying for a new mortgage. Banks will often approve you for a higher amount that what you are comfortable with. There are several things to consider and be aware of when looking to get a mortgage. The below article is an excerpt from http://www.brighterlife.ca and outlines 4 key rules you need to know about mortgages. It is to state the obvious to say […]

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So you’ve bought a new house – congratulations! Now comes the fun of packing up and moving. Moving can be one of the most stressful and chaotic events for people. Regardless of how much you think you prepped, something always seems to go wrong. Today we bring you an infographic from Grace Removals Group outlining a comprehensive checklist of things to do before, during and after your move. Starting eight weeks before […]

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Top Oakville home staging tips for every season Buying a new Oakville home often means that you are going to sell your existing home. Whether you are selling yourself or using a realtor, staging your home is an important tool in ensuring you get top dollar for your property. Read on for some helpful Oakville home staging tips for every season. The below infograph is from ShoreWest Realtors. Click on […]

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According the to 21st Annual RBC Home Ownership poll, nearly nine in ten young Canadians feel that owning a house or condo is a very good investment. This us up from less than eight in ten of those surveyed in 2013. The poll released by the bank on Thursday found that the sentiment of buying was consistent across the nation. “The increase in the number of those who feel the […]

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Why buy a new home? New homes offer more benefits today than ever before. They are often less hassle, more efficient and you have the opportunity to customize the look. Here’s a list of the top 10 reasons why you should buy a new home over a resale: 1 – Choose your floor plan Want laundry on the second floor? His and her walk-in closets? Fireplace in the washroom? All […]

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Oakville Homes – House or Condo? Buying your first home is one of the biggest and most expensive purchases you will ever make. A detached home with a backyard has long been the dream of buyers, but the growing Oakville condo market presents more options for homebuyers at a lower price-point. Here are a few things to consider when making your decision: House   Purchasing a house allows the owner […]

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