Explore Oakville, ON

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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In mid-June, Halton District School Board trustees confirmed the final ruling on the Southeast Oakville (Ward 3) public school closures. After months of debate and community input, the trustees voted in favour of an option put forth known as Hybrid 3B. If you’re like me, Hybrid 3B means nothing ...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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Peter Gilgan, the owner of Mattamy Homes here in Oakville recently sent out an email regarding his company’s North Oakville development plans. For those of you who don’t know, Mattamy is the largest land owner in the yet to be developed area of North Oakville (North of Dundas Street). At the hea...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Canada turns 142 years old tomorrow.  Every village, town and city will celebrate in its own special way.  Oakville will be holding plenty of  festivities in the Bronte Village harbour district.  A full day of events is planned and hopefully the weather will cooperate.  The evening will end with ...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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  No roads lead to Elsas, Ontario.  Located 459 miles north of Toronto, the only ways in are by train or plane.  Why would anyone want to visit Elsas?  For the fishing, the beauty and the peace and quiet. For a half dozen years or so, a group of assorted friends, and friends of friends have made ...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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I had an epiphany a few days ago – in a car dealership of all places.  My sister was looking for a new car and had asked me to come along with her to negotiate with the sale rep she met a few days earlier.  To protect the guilty, I will not mention the name of the dealership we went to however w...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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The village of Shakespeare, Ontario was founded in 1832.  It is a small hamlet located 30 miles west of Kitchener-Waterloo and 7 miles east of Stratford.  There is one set of traffic lights.  It is one of those villages that people pass through quickly, on their way to Stratford to see the Shakes...

By Barry Quine, The Wayne Munden Team - Condo Specialist
(Re/Max Aboutowne Realty Corp.)
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FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING PRICES, PICTURES, ADDRESSES & MORE PLEASE CALL BARRY QUINE TODAY at (905) 399-1069. There were 22 new listings that came on the market yesterday for oakville: 1) A 3 Bedroom 3-Story Semi FOR SALE on Georgian Drive (River Oaks)2) A 3 Bedroom Detached 2-Story FOR SALE...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Some people are much more adventurous than others.  They like to go out on a limb and try something new.  If the end result is a flop, who cares.  Nothing ventured, nothing gained.  Others are more cautious.  They like to know what the end result is going to be when they begin something. They sta...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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St. Marys, Ontario is a small town located in southwestern Ontario.  It sits quietly on the Thames River about 12 miles southwest of Stratford, Ontario.  Although St. Marys is a small town with less than 7,000 residents, it can boast a number of claims to fame.  The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Or have you already started to crawl?  I'm in the baby steps stage.  Many of you are  running full out with it.  Twitter means many things to many people.  A few days ago I penned a blog post and I mentioned that I would do a folow up post on how to play nice in the Twitter sand box. Getting in t...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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I woke up this morning to a news story about a British twit twitterer who was jogging and tweeting at the same time and ran into a low lying tree branch. This is supposed to be newsworthy all the way across the pond?  Should I be questioning why this trivial accident became a major news story?  O...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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There were two big news stories unveiling in Toronto yesterday.  The first will affect millions of Toronto area residents.  The second will benefit only 489 customers at a time. Each story had its' own headline in today's Toronto Star newspaper. "Remember to BYOB: Bring Your Own Bag" and "Colossa...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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"I'm too busy".  We all say it because sometimes we genuinely are, but not all the time.  I'm sure you know people who say those three words "I'm too busy" constantly.  Why is this?  How can anyone be too busy to enjoy life? We all know that rushing causes stress.  I think some people have lots o...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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What Do You See In This Photo? What Do You See In THIS Photo?
As you begin the process of searching for a home in the Burlington, Oakville or Mississauga regions of Ontario , one of the most important steps to take is to find a real estate sales representative who you feel comfortable with and who has good past client references . Many people searching for ...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 10
              With the number of decorating and home renovation programs on television these days, the words curb apeal have become  common and widespread.  For anyone considering putting their home on the market this spring, preparing the outside to sell is just as crucial as preparing the insi...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Will the real Lola please stand up. Where I go to relax when I'm at home Where I go to relax when I'm on holidays. We all need a holiday sometime.  A holiday to me is getting in a car, jumping on a plane (definitely not jumping out of one ) taking the bus, train or cruise ship and heading out of...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 20
  If the shoe fits - Wear it                  If the shoe doesn't fit - Let Lola wear it Fresh Cedar - Can You Smell It?  T-I-M-B-E-R Trillions of Trilliums The Town of Oakville has an abundance of ravines and trails to enjoy.  Whether you are walking the dog, biking with the family, jogging or o...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 15
On a late spring day, I happened to be in Bronte with my camera and I was able to capture a beautiful sunset above the pier.  It was still a very cool day so there wasn't much activity happening. The Bronte Pier was a very lonely place to be.  Warmer days will fill the benches.  The boats will t...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Average Sale Price in Oakville - April 2009 - $507,463 Median Sale Price in Oakville - April 2009 - $435,000 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Average Sale Price in Oakville - April 2008 - $508,744 Median Sale ...

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