Real Estate Breakdown in Oakville’s Neighbourhoods: River Oaks

By: Nate Van Beilen

Real Estate Breakdown in Oakville’s Neighbourhoods: River Oaks

Tags: Community, Uptown Core, Sixteen Mile Sports Complex

  The family orientated River Oaks neighbourhood includes the Oak Park community which is designated as the Uptown Core area of Oakville. The boundaries of the neighbourhood are Dundas to the North, Trafalgar to the east, Upper Middle to the south and 16 Mile Creek to the West. The neighbourhood, like many in Oakville, has many parks and trails. River Oaks however, has claim to the Heritage...Read More

Sky High Real Estate

By: Nate Van Beilen

Sky High Real Estate

Tags: Drones, Technology, Marketing, Real Estate

Innovative real estate agents have gone sky-high and turned to drone technology for showcasing their listings to potential buyers. “With the drone, you can show if it’s within walking distance of parks, of the CN Tower. It puts everything in perspective quickly in terms of where the property is located,” said Robert Holowka, who used drone technology to woo potential customers. ...Read More

8 Tips for Moving Day

By: Nate Van Beilen

8 Tips for Moving Day

Tags: Packing, Real Estate, Planning,

Packing boxes, transportation, losing track of where things are, straining your back; moving is a lot of work, but you can’t escape it when buying and selling real estate. What do moving professionals recommend for moving day? Planning ahead is crucially important for making your life easier while moving. Here are 8 tips: 1: Decluttering: If you get rid of stuff you don’t need, the l...Read More

Luxury Real Estate Driven by Foreign Buyers

By: Nate Van Beilen

Luxury Real Estate Driven by Foreign Buyers

Tags: Toronto, China, Interest Rates, Baby Boomers

  A recent report indicates luxury real estate markets are strong because of an increase in demand from foreign buyers, particularly families from China with children that are relocating to Canada. The number of homes that sold for more than $3 million in Toronto increased from 179 a year ago to 379 this year. At the same time, detached homes in Toronto are selling for more than $1 mill...Read More

Real Estate Breakdown in Oakville’s Neighbourhoods: Bronte Creek

By: Nate Van Beilen

Real Estate Breakdown in Oakville’s Neighbourhoods: Bronte Creek

Tags: Detached Homes, Natural Beauty,

  Bronte Creek neighbourhood is in the far northwest part of Oakville, with Dundas to the North, Westmount neighbourhood and Bronte Road to the east, Upper Middle Road and Glen Abbey neighbourhood to the south, and Bronte Provincial Park to the west. It is a newer housing development and homes are said to be inspired by the natural beauty of Bronte Creek Provincial Park. It is an upscale co...Read More

Oakville’s New Sister City: Huai’an, China

By: Nate Van Beilen

Oakville’s New Sister City: Huai’an, China

Tags: Economic Cooperation, China, Oakville

  Feel bad that you can’t pronounce Huai’an? You're not alone. Perhaps its similar to Hawaiian? We should all become more familiar with how to say this city’s name; after all, it is Oakville’s new Sister City. Located in Eastern China in the Jiangsu Province, Huai’an has a population of 4.8 million people and has a rich history of various dynasties. Hi...Read More

2015 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

By: Nate Van Beilen

2015 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Tags: Toronto, Art, Festival,

This is the 10th year of the popular Nuit Blanche event, a free all-night spectacle of contemporary art around Toronto. The festival transforms Toronto into an exhibit in and of itself with more than 110 art projects created by hundreds of artists. The event takes place from sunset to sunrise on October 3rd. To increase accessibility to and from the event, TTC and GO Transit have teamed up to inc...Read More

Oakville Conducts Public Survey on Road Safety

By: Nate Van Beilen

Oakville Conducts Public Survey on Road Safety

Tags: Road Safety, Public Opinion, Speed Limits,

“The safety of our residents is a top priority for Council,” said Oakville Mayor Rob Burton. “Your road safety survey responses will help us in our efforts to keep you and your family safe.” The Town of Oakville is seeking the public’s opinion and response to a survey in order to understand resident’s thoughts and experiences with traffic calming measures and t...Read More

Real Estate Breakdown in Oakville’s Neighbourhoods: Glen Abbey

By: Nate Van Beilen

Real Estate Breakdown in Oakville’s Neighbourhoods: Glen Abbey

Tags: Recreation, Schools, Golf Course

Glen Abbey’s claim to fame is the famous golf course which hosts the Canadian Open golf tournament.  Glen Abbey is located south of West Oak Trails, and Westmount neighbourhoods. It is bounded by Upper Middle to the north, the QEW to the South, 16 Mile Creek to the east, and Bronte Road to the west.   There are a number of reasons why Glen Abbey is highly sought after by home buy...Read More

Oakville Tree Planting Event

By: Nate Van Beilen

Oakville Tree Planting Event

Tags: Property Value, Lions Valley Park, Oakville Green,

There is a saying that goes something like ‘The best time to plant a tree is yesterday’. Trees are very important for healthy communities and actually have a significant impact on home value. A mature tree in a well landscaped property can increase property values between 7 and 19%. If you want to learn how to plant trees and participate in greening our local parkland areas, don&rsquo...Read More