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Thinking of Buying Your First Home in the Oakville, Mississauga or Burlington Area? You Won't Want to Miss Our FREE First-Time Homebuyer's Seminar ! Being Held on Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 from 7-9pm at TD/Canada Trust on the corner of Prince Michael and Dundas in Oakville. Becoming an infor...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Real estate markets are determined by supply and demand.  Markets can fluctuate  from a buyer's market to a balanced market to a seller's market and back very quickly for a variety of different reasons.  A seller's market is one in which the buyers outnumber the available inventory.  This results...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Taking a walk through the ravines and trails in Oakville, Ontario this fall, you will notice a collage of colours.  Living in Oakville affords you the opportunity to explore the many mature forested areas and creek banks.  No matter what neighbourhood you live in in Oakville, there is always a p...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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An article in today's Toronto Star with the headline " Pricey homes ride out the recession" led me to do some of my own investigative  research on Oakville's "pricey" properties.  Tony Wong the journalist who wrote the piece in the Star had this to say about Oakville. "In Oakville, a favourite wi...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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What's new in Oakville? Construction of Oakville's new state of the art sports facility is well under way on the west side of Neyagawa Boulevard, just north of Dundas Street (Highway 5).  Currently the 79 hectare sports complex is known as North Park. The building currently under construction hol...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Many people feel that November and December are less than stellar months to buy or sell a home. I don't believe there is ever a bad time of year to make a real estate transaction.  Here are 10 reasons why  these months present  great opportunities.1. Unmotivated sellers take their homes off the m...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Thinking of migrating moving to Oakville, Ontario?  Or is it time to leave Oakville for greener pastures?  Many species migrate twice a year.  That's a lot of work.  Building a nest can take some effort.  Settling in, exploring your neighbourhood, making new friends takes time.  New adventures un...
Crawford Lake - Revealing the Mysteries of the Past - Burlington Attractions and Oakville History.Hidden in the eastern Ontario woodlands of the beautiful Niagara Escarpment, rests Crawford Lake.  Crawford Lake, a rare 'meromictic' lake, holds fascinating secrets of the past deep within it's dept...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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It's that time of year and downtown Oakville is getting prepared for many upcoming festivities.  Oakville's downtown core welcomes residents and visitors alike with its' unique boutiques, cafes, popular restaurants and the Towne Square which is always a hub of activity. Other large attractions in...

By Barry Quine, The Wayne Munden Team - Condo Specialist
(Re/Max Aboutowne Realty Corp.)
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What does it take to sell a home in today's market? It isn't as easy as planting a yard sign and putting an ad in the local newspaper anymore.  BIG NEWS! Barry Quine Has Created an exclusive affiliation with a virtual tour company that will go a long way to guarantee that you stay ahead of the co...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Fall is in full swing (bloom) in Oakville.  Most of the colours have peaked.  The gusty winds have turned green lawns to yellow, red and orange as the leaves come tumbling down.  Our days are getting shorter.  Next weekend we set our clocks back.  Remember spring ahead - fall back.  Yes, you get ...
  Buying a Condominium in Oakville, Mississauga or Burlington - Important Things You Need to Know About Condominium Ownership -Common Expenses and The Status Certificate. Part One of the 'Buying a Condominium in Oakville, Mississauga or Burlington' series discussed the initial things a buyer shou...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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 Home sales in Oakville, Ontario in the third quarter of 2009 continued to accelerate.  Both the number of sales and the average sale price have surpassed those recorded for the same time period in 2008.The increase in the number of sales month over month compared to 2008 began in May of this yea...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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  My husband and I recently bought a new house.  While we had no intention of buying from a developer, after many conversations and much investigation it was clearly the right choice for us.  My wonderful husband Chris is used to me talking about houses and the real estate market non-stop so he ...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Cormorant Looking For Lunch Sky High View Bridges Over Untroubled Water Cormorant Going Fishing Cormorant Island - Burlington Skyway Bridge Leaving Town - Hamilton Waterfront Harbour Before The Rain Bathing Suit Competition Burlington Skyway Bridge Hamilton Harbour Cruise This is a great time of...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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It's coming and you better be prepared.  Effective October 26,2009 the Province of Ontario's distracted-driving law comes into effect.  Ontario's drivers will have a grace period until Feb. 1, 2010 to acquire a hands-free device for their cellphones, Blackberries, etc.  Police will issue fines af...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Oakville, Ontario -  A Premier Lakeside community located within a half hour commute to Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario.  Thinking of making a move to Oakville?  Contact Jenny Kotulak your Oakville Community REALTOR, for all your real estate needs. Visit www.oakvilleontariorealestate.ca for Oakvil...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 15
Yes it's time to reveal the photo answer to my last Name That Photo posting.  I don't really need to reveal the answer, as it was guessed by many smart people.  I only have to post the reveal photos. I zoomed in on the base of Tews Falls in Dundas, Ontario to take the photo.  There is a great hik...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 20
  I had no idea that there was such a beautiful waterfall located so close to Oakville, Ontario.  Webster's Falls is located in nearby Dundas, Ontario close to Hamilton.  From Webster's Falls you can  follow a trail to nearby Tews Falls.  What a wonderful place to spend an early fall afternoon.  ...

By Brian Bell
(Realty Executives Plus Ltd., Brokerage)
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    The introduction of the HST on July 1, 2010, will result in Ontarians paying a harmonized sales tax of 13 per cent on a long list goods and services that were previously exempt from the eight per cent provincial sales tax.  The dream of homeownership will become more expensive starting next J...

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