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By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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With the impending introduction of the HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) I had a few questions about CMHC Insurance Premiums and their own additional taxes. CMHC insurance premiums apply at the request of the Lender to provide additional comfort and security or by Legislation where a Borrower is require...

By Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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When you put your home on the market it becomes a commodity. Your home is a product for sale. Like any other product it has to be marketed to the buyers. The goal of a Professional Home Stager is to help you prepare your home for sale. Staging your home helps it stand out against the competition....

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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I'm a spur of the moment kind of gal.  I'm not big at planning into the future, I tend to take each day as it comes.  I do have an event coming up next weekend though that I have been helping to plan for almost 2 years. After a 100th anniversary reunion in May 2008 of the high school I graduated ...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Oakville has a great selection of Farmers' markets where you can purchase farm fresh fruits and vegetables and many other offerings such as honey, baked goods, maple syrup, fresh flowers  and much more. Check out the list below to see where to find these local markets.  Oakville Civitan Farmers' ...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Oakville's new quad pad arena has been given a name.  Opening in September 2010, the state-of-the-art arena located on Neyagawa Blvd. just north of  Dundas Street received it's name from a contest that was put on by the Town. Sixteen Mile Sports Complex was the name chosen from more than 350 sugg...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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I just learned that the Town of Oakville offers a Memorial Tree Program that allows you to buy or adopt a tree to honour the life of a lost loved one, or just to dedicate to a friend or family member. We all know that trees can provide a lasting tribute for someone special and they also enhance o...
Canadian students 19 and Under are invited to celebrate biodiversity in Oakville and across the globe by entering a contest!Canadian artist Robert Bateman started a program called 'Get to Know' to help promote environmental awareness amongst young people. The theme for this year's 'Get to Know' p...
Spring has arrived in full force here in Oakville, Ontario. Fruit trees are in bloom across the city with white and the most beautiful shades of crimson and pink blossoms I've ever seen. The fact that I think the same thoughts every spring, has no bearing on it. Every spring seems like the most b...
Oakville and Halton Region Free Compost Days Are Here Again!Sitting under our sink is a small beige plastic pail with a lid. This is not just any plastic container. It's a container for treasure that is destined to become black gold. Green waste is comprised of the following: fruit and vegetable...

By Jo-Anne Smith
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Oakville Taste 2010 - A Culinary Delight Enjoy a fine dining experience?   Appleby College in Oakville is the place to be on Sunday, May 30th when some of the region's finest caterers, restaurateurs and bakers will be serving up a culinary extravaganza at Oakville Taste 2010 in support of Oakvill...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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I watched a great special on HGTV called the  25 Biggest Decorating Mistakes.  All of these items are important to note on a day to day basis but some really stood out to me as extremely important when you are putting your house on the market to sell.  I've highlighted the items that I feel are i...
Free Comic Book Day and Workshop at Oakville Public LibraryBoys and Girls between the ages of 12 and 18 are invited to celebrate Free Comic Book Day this coming Saturday, May 1st from 12-4pm.To take part in this fun event, register with Elise, the Teen Services Librarian at the Oakville Public Li...
Old Oakville Heritage Conservation District Designated in 1981, the Old Oakville Heritage Conservation District is a unique, living historical account of what the original village of Oakville, first surveyed in 1833, was like.Extending along the Lake Ontario lakeshore from Allan Street in the Eas...
What You Can Do to Help Slow Bee Decline - Natural OakvilleAround the globe a crisis of monumental proportions is taking place. Bees are disappearing at an unprecedented rate and with them go up to one third of the world's food supply. There are many factors that scientists say are contributing t...
Bronte Outer Harbour Marina - Boat Launch Day for RoninThe most commonly heard expression amongst boaters this time of year is ' Have you got your launch day yet?' Today was launch day for Ronin at Bronte Outer Harbour Marina. After a long winter sitting on dry land, she's afloat on her water hom...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Spring is in the air in Oakville.  It is also in the forests, on the trails and gracing Oakville's streets and  yards.  Everywhere you go you see and smell sweet blossoms, fresh new leaves, and spring flowers such as tulips, daffodils and trilliums. There is no better time than now to get out and...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
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Bungalows in Oakville are in great demand.  As our population ages, many Oakville homeowners are looking to sell their  two storey and split level homes to eliminate extra stairs and trade for a one storey floor plan. The choice of bungalows (and bungalofts) is somewhat limiting in Oakville.  The...

By Jo-Anne Smith
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Old Oakville - Oakville Harbour - Lake Ontario Marinas Oakville Harbour had it's beginnings when Colonel William Chisholm purchased 1000 acres of Crown land at the mouth of Sixteen Mile Creek in 1827. As a man of determination and vision, Chisholm  had a dream of building the first privately owne...

By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
Comments 16
I noticed a curious sight the other day driving down Bronte Road in Oakville.  A number of dump trucks were rumbling up and down the long driveway of an old home situated on Bronte Road just south of Upper Middle Road.  As I got closer I noticed the large red brick home was all boarded up.  Never...
Living in Old Oakville - Spring is Making Her Appearance Old Oakville, an area that encompasses the original old village of Oakville, is situated in south-central Oakville along the shores of Lake Ontario.This time of year, Old Oakville, with it's majestic, old trees and unique early homes, comes...

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