Explore Oakville, ON

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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This is the time of year that the Bufflehead ducks appear on Lake Ontario and our inner harbours of Oakville and Bronte. These striking black and white ducks are the smallest diving ducks and scarcest in  North America.  The male Buffleheads have bright pink feet.  The female buffleheads are more...
One of the most picturesque and relaxing places to visit in Oakville is Bronte Outer Harbour Marina. Resting serenely on the shores of Lake Ontario, Bronte Outer Harbour Marina has a myriad of services to offer local boaters and visitors as well as beautiful areas to walk or spend some time conte...

By Barry Quine, The Wayne Munden Team - Condo Specialist
(Re/Max Aboutowne Realty Corp.)
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If you're listing your home during a downswing, you'll need to follow a specific plan of action to ensure you receive the most amount of money possible.  Here are some strategies to assist you in selling your home during slower times: Buyer Incentives - Many sellers offer incentives such as appli...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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One of the great benefits that has come from blogging has been my renewed interest in photography.  I take my camera with me everywhere now.  Yesterday I thought I would get a few more photos of one of the two lovely harbours we have in Oakville.  I hadn't planned to catch the sunset so that was...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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The Bank of Canada announced this morning that they would be lowering the overnight lending rate 1/2 a percentage point.  The major banks followed suit reducing the prime rate from 3% to 2.5%.  Since December 2007, the bank rates have been lowered a total of 4% points. If you haven’t already, no...

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 at (905) 399-1069. There were 31 new listings that came on the market today for oakville: 1) A 6 Bedroom Detached Backsplit FOR SALE on Pinegrove Rd (West Oakville)2) A 6 Bedroom Detached 2-Story FOR RENT on...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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By now, most of us have probably seen enough HGTV to realize that preparing your home for sale or “home staging” is a critical part of the home selling process.  While most buyers tell me they can see beyond cosmetic issues such as paint colours, decor and furniture placement, the reality is that...

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
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  Bronte Creek Provincial Park is hosting their annual Maple Syrup Festival beginning February 28, 2009, and the following weekends in March and daily on March break from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (March 16- 20th).    "Being apart of co-ordinating the Maple Syrup Festival has been an amazing experie...

By Lindsay Walls, Oakville Ontario Realtor
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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  The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis’.  One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity.  In a crisis, be aware of the danger – but recognize the opportunity. John F. Kennedy               For a few months now we’ve heard all about the economy.  Opinions are...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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The boundaries for the real estate neighbourhood in Oakville known as Central Oakville are the Sixteen Mile Creek to the East, Dorval Drive to the West, Speers Road to the North and Lake Ontario to the south.  Central Oakville offers a mix of home styles.  Being central to the downtown core and t...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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  It's cold here in Oakville.  Damn cold.  And the snow keeps piling up.  But what have I been doing lately?  Running around all the different neighbourhoods in  Oakville with my trusty digital camera taking pictures for my blog to post to Localism.com  No one else in Oakville has posted any phot...

By Tara Sales
(Re/Max Aboutowne Realty Corp., Brokerage)
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what do I have to do to get a fabulous listing to sell? I have done the usual suspects DROP the price, perfectly stage the home, done agent & public open houses, dropped flyers, door knocked and done a video tour which you can see on my website www.TaraSalesRealEstate.com I'm running out of ideas...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Glen Abbey, a popular Oakville neighbourhood was a planned community which began development in 1981.  What was once 1000 acres of farmland grew quickly to include a variety of different types of dwellings, parks, open space, schools, churches, trails and bike paths.  And let's not forget the wor...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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We have a new statutory holiday here in Ontario.  It is called Family Day and it will be observed on the third Monday of every February.  It was actually a campaign promise made good by our Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, delivered the day after his Liberal Party was re-elected Oct. 10, 2008. Th...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Localism Neighbourhood -- Bronte Although the Village of Bronte officially became part of the Town of Oakville in 1954, it still retains its own unique charm, making it a thriving attraction for tourists and locals alike.  Many homeowners in this neighbourhood have grown up here and refuse to liv...

By Barry Quine, The Wayne Munden Team - Condo Specialist
(Re/Max Aboutowne Realty Corp.)
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There were 14 new listings that came on the market yesterday for oakville: 1) A 3 Bedroom Townhouse FOR SALE on Springforest Drive (Bronte Creek)2) A 2 Bedroom Condo Townhouse FOR RENT on English Rose Lane (Wedgewood Creek)3) A 4 Bedroom Condo Apartment FOR SALE on Marlborough Court 4) A 4 Bedroo...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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 The real estate boundaries for Southwest Oakville are  Dorval Drive to the east, Third Line to the west, Rebecca Street to the north and the shores of Lake Ontario to the south. This mature area boasts tree lined streets, and offers many different styles of homes including two storey, bungalow a...

By Barry Quine, The Wayne Munden Team - Condo Specialist
(Re/Max Aboutowne Realty Corp.)
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There were 14 new listings that came on the market yesterday for oakville: 1) A 3 Bedroom Condominium Townhouse FOR SALE on Brays Lane (Glen Abbey)2) A 3 Bedroom Detached 2-Story FOR SALE on Craigleith Road (Joshua Creek)3) A 4 Bedroom Detached 2-Story FOR SALE on Ribble Crescent (Bronte Creek)4)...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Travel south on Trafalgar Road from the Queen Elizabeth Way and you will enter into Old Oakville, an area of character homes on mature tree lined streets.  Many historic homes are located between Lakeshore Road and the shores of Lake Ontario.  Downtown Oakville offers upscale boutiques, world cl...

By Eugénie Eckler, Oakville, Ontario
(Right At Home Realty Inc.)
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I moved to Oakville, Ontario last year and LOVE it... What a beautiful place to call home and raise a family- no kids yet but hopefully one day... We take our dogs on walks along the dozens of trails here...  Our home backs on to a ravine... Only a 5 minute drive to the lake and an adorable 'down...

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