By: Nate Van Beilen

Local Event – High Rendition Jazz Annual Concert

Tags: Halton, Oakville, Rob Burton, Jazz, Local Events, Concert

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By: Nate Van Beilen

Toronto, Vancouver - outliers in Canadian housing market

Tags: Housing Market, Toronto, Vancouver, Real Estate,

  The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) reports a significant increase of home prices in the Greater Toronto Area and Vancouver.  Demand for homes remains red hot due to low borrowing rates, especially for detached homes within Toronto’s city limits. Meanwhile, the rest of Canada is experiencing an average increase in the benchmark price for a home at 6.3% making the aver...Read More

By: Nate Van Beilen

Oakville’s Maple Syrup Festival - this March

Tags: Local, Event, Oakville, Maple Syrup Festival

    Satisfy your sweet tooth while learning about 1900's era heritage this March break at the Maple Syrup Festival! This annual local event takes place in the heart of Oakville, at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. The festival operates every weekend in March plus the week of March Break – a perfect outing for the whole family. Open from 9:30am – 3:00pm, the festival offe...Read More

By: Case Feenstra

5 costly mistakes

Tags: home buyers

5 Costly Mistakes Home Buyers Make. Mistake #1Not knowing what they can afford before making an offer. The best way to avoid this is to get pre-approved for a mortgage so you know exactly how much you can afford. Usually pre-approvals are free. Mistake #2Not knowing who the agent represents. Unless an agent is working as your buyer representative, they represent the seller. Many people don'...Read More

By: Case Feenstra

Avoid money pit

Tags: home buyers

How to Avoid a Money Pit: Be on the Lookout for these 6 Warning Signs That Could Mean Expensive Repairs... Many people think that serious defects in a home are easy to spot, but the truth is, often the most serious and costly problems can only be detected upon very close inspection. When you are considering buying a home, look for the following six telltale signs of serious problems... 1. Roof ...Read More

By: Case Feenstra

Save on interest

Tags: home buyers

How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest and Pay Your Mortgage off Faster There are a few easy ways to make extra principle payments that can save you a ton of money in interest expenses and get you mortgage-free sooner than you thought possible. Here are a few simple strategies you can use: 1. Round your monthly payment up The results of this simple strategy can save you a fortune and dra...Read More

By: Case Feenstra

Credit Score Affects You

Tags: home buyers

How Your Credit Score Affects How Much House You'll Be Able To Buy... Your credit score is now the most important factor in determining how much house you can buy, so if you are in the market for a new home, you need to understand how it affects you. In order to make it easy for mortgage companies to determine the risk of lending to you, they are using a system called credit scoring (also c...Read More