Explore Oakville, ON

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
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Everything and everyone is going green these days. It just makes good sense right? I try to reduce my carbon footprint wherever necessary.  As a father of three young children we can leave a mark.  We recycle, re-use, compost and try to save energy whenever possible. With all the rain we've been ...

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
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Oakville Real Estate Recap - July 2008 We have endured one of the soggiest summers in recent memory and with 'back to school' approaching faster and faster on the horizon how has Oakville's Real Estate market fared? Let's just say while I'm not ready to start bailing yet or grabbing my life prese...

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
Comments 6
Anyone else who has lived in Oakville for the last few years will share in the hope that there is a silver lining after years of frustration and time wasted on the QEW.  As a long time resident of Oakville, I can remember the days when you could enjoy quick travel times between Ford Drive and Thi...

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
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The Arboretum 1901, 1903 & 1905 Pilgrim's Way, Oakville Area: Glen Abbey Style: Condo Apartment 162 Units - Built in 1988 by Urbandale Price Range: $300,000 - $400,000 Bedrooms: 2 Approximate Size: 1321 - 1449 sq.ft. Condo Fees: $517 - $575/month Condo Fee Includes: Water, building insurance and ...

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
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With July already behind us and the summer Real Estate market chugging along, I thought that I would examine what a condo buyer in Oakville can purchase for the industry average.I have separated condominium apartments and condo townhouses in order to get a more accurate picture of the market. Aft...

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
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 Starting this July, Fernbrook Homes and Cityzen Urban Lifestyle will be bringing resort style living to the shores of Bronte Harbour in Oakville. Situated on the east shore of Bronte Creek, The Shores will provide you with luxury condominium living in the relaxed atmosphere of Oakville's Bronte ...

By Ryan Chelak, Oakville & Mississauga Real, Estate Broker-Luxury
(Town-City Realty Limited, Brokerage)
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Overall TREB (Toronto Real Estate Board) members reported 8,600 sales in June according to Toronto Real Estate Board president Maureen O'Neill. "Sales were down 18 percent from the 2007 total of 10,451, which was the best performance ever for that month," noted the president. "Nevertheless, the 8...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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 Sales Statistics Jan - March 2008Average Price: $524,419Average Days on Market: 33Units Sold: 744% Selling Ratio: 97% Sales Statistics Jan - March 2007Average Price: 465,439Average Days on Market: 41Units Sold: 909% Selling Ratio: 97%DIFFERENCE YEAR OVER YEAR12.67% increase in average price over...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Oakville 2007 2008 % ChangeNo. of Residential Sales 317 282 -12.4%Average1 Sale Price $495,086 $527,670 6.2%Median2 Sale Price $411,500 $410,000 -.4%1The average home price is found by adding the value of all sales and dividing by the numberof homes.2The median sale price is the midpoint of all s...

By George Dlugosh
(Prudential Town Centre Realty Inc. Brokerage)
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Think Spring, Think Maintenance By George DlugoshPrudential Town Centre Realty Inc. BrokerageSpring is a season of renewal. Birds are singing and the flowers are beginning to burst into bloom. The days are getting longer and people are getting outdoors again. So not surprisingly, real estate acti...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Oakville 2007 2008 % ChangeNo. of Residential Sales 294 278 -5%Average1 Sale Price $466,601 $528,588 +13%Median2 Sale Price $390,000 $425,000 +9%1The average home price is found by adding the value of all sales and dividing by the numberof homes.2The median sale price is the midpoint of all sales...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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O.K. So this is my first BLOG.  First of all I can't even figure out how to make the font bigger.  I guess this will be a learning experience.  I'm sure I am suppose to say something witty here and try to get Real Estate Consumers to call me over all the other Real Estate Sales Representatives wh...
Benefits of Buying a Condominium in Burlington, Oakville or Mississauga.More and more homebuyers are turning to the condominium lifestyle in Canada today. Condominium ownership can appeal to both those leading a fast-paced lifestyle, as well as those who are retired and enjoying a slower pace. Co...

By Wayne & Hilary Shantz
(ROYAL LEPAGE REAL ESTATE SERVICES LTD.)
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Respecting the Past, Celebrating the Present , Embracing the Future is the Town of Oakville's motto.My husband Wayne (history major) is currently reading a book entitled John A., the Man who Made Us.  It is a new book about Canada's first prime minister, by Richard Gwyn, author of The Northern Ma...

By Wayne & Hilary Shantz
(ROYAL LEPAGE REAL ESTATE SERVICES LTD.)
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My husband and I both are fortunate to live and work in Oakville.  Oakville  provides the opportunity for many residents to live, work and play in the community.Did you know that more than 400 companies have located either their national or international headquarters here in Oakville?Why are empl...
Residents of Ontario, Canada, who have never owned a home before, can now heave a small sigh of relief if they're thinking of embarking on the path that leads to home ownership.The McGuinty government has just introduced a tax relief measure for first time home-buyers who are buying their fist h...

By Wayne & Hilary Shantz
(ROYAL LEPAGE REAL ESTATE SERVICES LTD.)
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Research confirms what I'd suspected:  Buyers are highly irrational beings.   An economist might assume buyers make logical decisions about features, benefits and reasons to buy.   As an observer of home buyers' reactions first-hand (as well as my own) I say  "Not so!"This was confirmed lately wh...

By Wayne & Hilary Shantz
(ROYAL LEPAGE REAL ESTATE SERVICES LTD.)
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Oakville is a forward-thinking modern town that cherishes its history and heritage.This past weekend Wayne and I were strolling along Bronte waterfront with some friends and enjoying a cappucino gelato.   There was a storm on the horizon.  We stopped to admire the new Fishermen's Memorial Monumen...

By Lisa Tollis, SRES
(Royal LePage State Realty, Brokerage.)
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As Canadians, we're fortunate to have livable cities, neat and attractive subdivisions, and neighbourhoods that are ideal places to live, work and play. When it comes to finding the right community for you, it's not so much a matter of finding a good community as picking the best of many.Your REA...

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