Posted on January 8, 2016 at 9:07 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Thank you for helping us protect the Canadian Dream On December 1, 2015, the Government of Ontario announced that it would not be extending Municipal Land Transfer Tax powers to municipalities. In doing so, the province has protected the Canadian Dream of homeownership for future generations. This was due in large part to the thousands… Read more »

Posted on January 8, 2016 at 9:03 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Have you heard about the new 10% minimum down payment rule? The Ministry of Finance has announced a new update to the down payment rules. Starting February 15th, 2016, the minimum down payment for homes over $500,000 has been increased to 10%. If you’re looking for a home under $500,000 you will not be impacted… Read more »

Posted on December 3, 2015 at 4:48 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home.

Perhaps the most exciting purchase you will ever make in your life is your first home. Having a place to call your own may be something that you have dreamed of since you were a teenager; or perhaps after years of renting, you’re finally ready to buy a piece of Burlington real estate. Yes, buying… Read more »

Posted on November 16, 2015 at 8:23 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home, Selling your Home.

If you’ve been contemplating selling your home for some time, you may be wondering whether or not now is a good time to put your house on the market. After all, we are now well into the fall season, kids are settled back in school and the Christmas season is not far off. But one… Read more »

Posted on October 30, 2015 at 6:05 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home.

Buying a home in Burlington, Ontario offers residents the best of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) without the hustle and bustle of Toronto living. Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, Burlington provides residents with a huge number of amenities as well as a scenic, relaxing setting. Burlington is home to roughly 176,000 residents, who… Read more »

Posted on October 14, 2015 at 6:33 pm by & filed under Curb Appeal, Home Improvement, Home Renovations, Interior Design, Selling your Home.

Must-dos: Furnace servicing: change filter, humidifier panel Shut off outside taps Drain garden hoses Clean eavestroughs/gutters and downspouts to avoid flooding Check flashing along eavestroughs and the roof to ensure water cannot seep through Check carbon monoxide/smoke detector Roof repairs Fill holes on the exterior of the house to ensure critters cannot enter Make sure… Read more »

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 7:09 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home.

Home design trends take time to mature, to come into their own season. And yet, ranch style homes have stood the test of time. Ranch style, also known as “Ramblers” in some parts of the United States date back to the 1920s, yet they gained their popularity during the post-World War II home construction. It… Read more »

Posted on August 20, 2015 at 12:59 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home.

Southwestern Ontario Living emphasizes the simplicity of melding urban and rural living. Living in the Burlington and surrounding area means that squeezing in a round of golf, going for a hike at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, or spending the day at the beach are all within arm’s reach. And we wouldn’t rather have it any… Read more »

Posted on August 6, 2015 at 8:45 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home.

Located along the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, with views from Toronto to Niagara, South Burlington offers the small city appeal, as well as an abundance of cultural and outdoor-related activities to satisfy every need.  Living in South Burlington allows you to be surrounded by water, golf courses, and green spaces all while within a… Read more »

Posted on July 13, 2015 at 5:25 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home.

Millcroft is one of the Burlington area’s more mature neighbourhoods. Construction on homes for sale in the Millcroft area date back to the mid-1980s. Located in North Burlington, Millcroft real estate options include detached single family homes, condo style townhomes, and duplexes in addition to newly surveyed sites that are gradually adding diversity to the… Read more »