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A Hilton Falls Christmas – Horses, Hot Cocoa and Holiday Fun!What do nature trails, Christmas and falls all have  in common? Hilton Falls!Bundle up and get ready for some old-fashioned Christmas fun at Hilton Falls Conservation Area. The bells will be ringing on Santa and horses as children young...
Old Oakville Real Estate Market Report, Oakville Ontario October 2012Oakville's oldest community, Old Oakville was the first area to be settled due to it's natural harbour at the mouth of Sixteen Mile Creek. With the proximity to the harbour, early settlement flourished.Today, Old Oakville encomp...
Heritage Homes for Sale in Old Oakville, OntarioHeritage homes are amongst the most desirable real estate within the Greater Toronto Area and within Oakville, they rank near the top.Varying in style and price, Old Oakville heritage homes are an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of a busy pr...

By Jo-Anne Smith
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Moose and Wolves Spotted in Oakville? The Old Oakville waterfront is filled with history and things seen long before Oakville ever became the thriving town it is today. These historical sights are not limited to buildings and artifacts.Standing at the ready on the Erchless Estate grounds are four...
Oakville Santa Claus Parade - Saturday, November 17, 2012.Only 44 days left! That's right, the countdown is on and Christmas Day is almost here.Santa Claus has been making the rounds going to as many parades as he possibly can and this coming Saturday is Oakville's turn! The Oakville Santa Claus ...
Downtown Oakville - Tree Lighting CeremonyDig out your fuzzy wool mittens and start practicing your Christmas carol songs! Downtown Oakville's Tree Lighting Ceremony is almost upon us once more.The official start of the downtown Oakville Christmas shopping season will begin at 7pm on November 16t...
The chicks have flown, the nests are abandoned, and you have decided that it is the perfect day in Burlington, Oakville or other regions across the continent, to take down and clean your bird houses. STOP ! Please read this before proceeding one step further. Are you aware that numerous life thre...
The continental (4 distinct seasons) climate of the Burlington and Oakville area is moderated by it's proximity to the Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment.Belleville and region experiences warmer temperatures in the winter and slightly cooler temperatures in the summer due to these effects an...
  The Stillness of a Snowy Day in Oakville and Burlington Area, Ontario.It's collecting on the garden door and turning the Burlington and Oakville regions of Ontario, Canada into a cosy, muffled world of whiteness again. Snow, glorious snow.  I've been home this week recovering from a nasty bug t...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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The Town of Oakville has three heritage districts as designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.  Old Oakville Heritage Conservation District Trafalgar Road Heritage Conservation District First and Second Street Heritage Conservation District  Map of Oakville's 3 Heritage Districts These three dis...

By The Joe Terceira Team, "Turning Your Dreams Into An Address"
(Right At Home Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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Search The Oakville Real Estate Listings To Get The Best Deal When Buying Or Selling Real Estate If you are looking to purchase real estate in oakville there are a few things that you can do to ensure that you get the most for your money. Doing these things will also make sure that you get a deal...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Bill and Sue** are a typical young Oakville couple.  They both have great but demanding  jobs and they love to spend their spare time enjoying Oakville restaurants and theatre with their friends.  When they bought their fixer upper home, Bill and Sue had some great renovation ideas, but Bill just...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Oakville, Ontario is located in an enviable geographic position.  Sitting on the shores of Lake Ontario, and centrally located between the large cities of Toronto and Hamilton, the Town of Oakville with a population of approximately 175,000 still retains a small town community feel. The GO commut...

By David Archibald
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp)
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Number of Homes sold in Oakville each month in 2011 Selling Price   Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan                     Less than $300,000   26 32 36 33 27 28 17  14 $300,000-$500,000   85 111 122 143 116 136 102  69 $500,000-$700,000   67 78 114 109 95 99 50  59 $700,000-$1,000,000   41 42 65 68...

By David Archibald
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp)
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Oakville Rental Market Update - 2011   Apartments Townhomes Detached Total Current Inventory  16 26  46  88           Number of Units Rented         August 22 34 37 93 July 22 27 32 81 June 19 35 40 94 May 19 32 28 79 April 10 26 27 64 March 13 27 23 63 February 14 31 18 63 January 15 25 22 62   ...

By David Archibald
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp)
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Yet another new TV show on homes - this one has a difference though, inpsecting homes to see if those bumps in the night are mechanical or mystical! http://www.yourhome.ca/homes/repairsandrenovations/article/1041070--inspecting-homes-for-things-that-go-bump-in-the-night

By David Archibald
(RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty Corp)
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When people ask me about problems with rentals they are usually surprised when I tell them that the majority of the issues I have had with rentals are caused by the Landlord. Some Landlords don’t realize that a good Tenant is like money in the bank (literally), and you need to take good care of ...

By Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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Recently a client said just that to me. I was very pleased because it meant she got it. She was talking about de-personalizing her home as she prepared it for sale. In her case it was pre-packing her tea cups and cat figurines that were on display. De-personalizing a home is tricky process. You w...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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Why should I have an ASA? Why should I get my accredited Senior Agent designation? The Accredited Senior Agent program is a simplistic one. Its there for the public. Any good realtor can sell a house. It doesn't take a genius to figure that out. But what happens is ... Only an Accredited Senior A...

By Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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   Often as a Stager I hear this question. Sellers so often have to touch up walls when they are preparing their home for sale. They may need to touch up a damaged area or where they have taken down a family photo. During the Staging consult I have advised the seller to move furniture which usua...

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