Explore Oakville, ON

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Oakville, Ontario has been chosen as part of the route that the Olympic Flame will take on it's travels to Vancouver for the start of the Olympic Winter Games on February 12, 2010.  The Torch is scheduled to pass through Oakville on Saturday, December 19, 2009.  Oakville has been one of 1000 Cana...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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Here is a dirty little secret about the real estate industry.  To be successful, agents have not 1 but 2 jobs.  One job is to HELP PEOPLE BUY/SELL REAL ESTATE.  This is the obvious one.  What most people don’t realize is that this is really an agent’s second job.  Our first and more difficult job...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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If you have driven through Southeast Oakville at all in the past year, you have probably noticed the “SOS - Save our Schools” signs scattered across residents’ front lawns.  While the slogan has a clever ring to it, the issue of Southeast Oakville public schools is a serious one for the Halton Sc...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 12
  Warning: Speed Hump Ahead             Double Humps               Speed Humps = Traffic Calmed Neighbourhoods ?               Spring has arrived in Oakville.  How can I tell?  The tulips are starting to open?  The trilliums are spreading throughout  the woods and ravines?  The cafes & restauran...
In the early afternoon this past Sunday, I was busily working away at my computer when I received a call from my brother, Clayton. He was planning to take his children on a hike to Hilton Falls Conservation Area in Campbellville and wondered if we would like to come along. Hilton Falls Conservati...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 16
Eat blueberries and reduce belly fat?  I woke up to this potentially good news  story on the radio this morning and had to check it out.  I found the article in Science Daily.  A study was done on laboratory rats and the research has been released by University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. ...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 12
I recently had the opportunity of experiencing an enthralling "magic show" by photographer/keynote speaker Steve Uzzell. This visual presention is called Open Roads - Open Minds and Steve guides you through a series of his photographs on a large screen,  all the while talking about his adventures...

By Eugénie Eckler, Oakville, Ontario
(Right At Home Realty Inc.)
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We are almost 4 months into the year and the sales numbers are heading into the right direction. With respect to residential units sold, there has been a 34% increase over last month! The average residential sale price in Oakville has also risen by 3% from last month. The Town of Oakville is a be...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 8
By definition, a neighbour is someone who lives close to you.  But close is a relative term. For urban dwellers your neighbour may live in the condo next door and you meet and greet them in the elevator or mail room.  In the suburbs your neighbour lives beside, across, behind  and down the street...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 8
It was a relatively balmy 48 degrees F ( 9 celsius) in Oakville today.  The sun was shining bright so it was a great opportunity for my friend an I to take our dogs for a walk downtown and by the Lake (Ontario).  It seems we weren't the only ones who had the same idea.  Lakeshore Road was full of...
On an early, autumn day last year, Louis and Iwere driving along Lakeshore Road as it meandered through the cities of Burlington and Oakville, admiring the many grand waterfront homes and the majestic trees that towered overhead.Exploring the many side streets that lead to the water's edge, we ha...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 0
A report has just released called Toronto as a Global City - Scorecard on Prosperity. This report comes from the Toronto Board of Trade, which is Canada's largest local Chamber of Commerce.  Data for the report was compiled from 25 specific indicators for the Toronto Region and 20 other Internati...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 4
The area of Westoak Trails is located in Northwest Oakville.  The boundaries for this neighbourhood are Dundas Street to the north, Upper Middle Road to the south, Bronte Road to the west and the Sixteen Mile Creek to the east. For real estate purposes, this large area has been divided, with the...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 0
The Oakville neighbourhood known as  Morrison lies within the following boundaries.  Chartwell Road to the west, Maple Grove Drive to the east, Lake Ontario to the south and Cornwall Road to the north. This prestigious area is well known for its large properties on leafy, mature treed crescents ...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 12
I read the following article today with interest.  I was in Las Vegas in Nov. 07 sitting by the pool at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and the City Center, under construction, towered above in the skyline.  At the time I questioned why Las Vegas needed another mega hotel/commercial complex.   The spe...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 10
I heard on the radio today that it was National Proposal Day.  Huh?  I knew it was the first day of Spring, also known as Vernal Equinox but have I been missing something all these years? I didn't know there was a particular day of the year that men ( or women) were supposed to pop the question t...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 4
College Park is a neighbourhood in Oakville aptly named after Sheridan College, world renowned for it's animation program,which is located in this area.  The boundaries of College Park stretch from the Queen Elizabeth Way to the south, Trafalgar Road to the East, Upper Middle Road to the North an...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 4
Buying, renovating homes key to stimulating economy The Federal Budget 2009 announced several incentives to get Canadians spending by buying a first time home, or renovating the one they are already in. Some of the budget highlights include: Providing first-time home buyers with additional acces...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 3
  Is it a little tougher to sell a home in Oakville right now? Definitely and there are a variety of reasons why. First off there is more inventory available. Secondly the buyers are not making rushed purchases. The pressure is off. We are seeing very few multiple offers. It's simple really. More...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 3
Macleans magazine has just published their findings of Canada's most dangerous communities to live in. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was named the most dangerous city, according to the magazine, followed by  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Regina Sask., Prince George, B.C., Edmonton, Alberta, Chilliwack, B.C., Hal...

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