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RENOVATIONS THAT WILL BRING YOU A HIGHER ROI (Return on Investment)

As we all know home renovations increase the value of our properties. If you are looking to sell your house, plan ahead. Make a list of pending renovations in order of priority- it will help both: to increase the price of your home and to give it a better and nicer appearance.The following are some changes that can make a big difference when it comes to offering or showing your home to prospective ...

Quick Fall Fix-Ups To Do In & Around Your Home

Fireplace tune-up: proper inspection of a fireplace is vital to ensuring its safe operation—even if it is rarely used. An experienced chimney sweep will check wood fireplaces for flammable buildup (known as creosote) and chimney blockages such as bird nests. A chimney or fireplace professional should also check for red flags such as: improperly functioning dampers, damaged brickwork and masonry, ...

Solingate Manor , Halloween House - Oakville

  Solingate Manor - Halloween House " Looking for something to do with the kids this Thanksgiving Long Weekend. The visit Solingate Manor - Halloween House, Oakville. About  Halloween House Demonic spectres hanging from trees, a mammoth gargoyle warning passersby to stay away from countless glowing skulls are just a few of the spooky sights awaiting trick-or-treaters at 111 ...

Community News: Ford Oakville Opens it’s Doors to Hire 1,000 Workers

When Ford invested an extra $700 million in the company’s Oakville plant a year ago, the Oakville plant announced that they won an internal-company battle in the bid to be the company’s global platform for the upcoming Ford Edge. Now, they are sharing the win with locals by announcing that they will be hiring 1,000 extra personnel to help prepare for the 2015 launch of the new Ford Edge ...

How to Make a Good Investment When Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be exciting and stressful all at the same time. Those who have been through the process will tell you that there is a lot to keep in mind. First-time homebuyers looking at the real estate market today will have a different experience than those who purchase their first home 5, 10 or 20 years ago. After seeing a rapid increase, housing prices are finally stabilizing. The number ...

How to Stage Your Home's Closets and Storage Spaces

  How to Stage Your Home's Closets and Storage Spaces   Home staging is simply the process of making your home appear comfortably livable. Just as you dress for success at work, your home should present itself beautifully to potential buyers. This presentation means making sure buyers can visualize themselves living in your home. Effective home staging touches everything from the mailbox ...

Reasons Home Sales Fall Through & How to Prevent Them

Nothing is more disappointing than thinking your home sale or purchase is a done deal, only to have it crumble in the first stages of the process. A number of triggers can affect a closing, and can include title insurance surprises, buyer-financing rejections, inspections failures, and low-ball appraisals. Even buyer’s remorse can affect a deal. Luckily, buyers and sellers who are aware of the ...

Park Improvements in West Oakville Excite Residents

The Town of Oakville has announced multiple improvements to parks in the Bronte and Lakeshore Woods areas. Donovan Bailey Park, Bronte Athletic Park, Nautical Park and the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre will undergo a number of changes designed to improve the use of these spaces. They're all part of Oakville's plan to improve the overall quality of life of its residents. Bronte ...

Oakville Municipal Election Advanced Voting Station Information

The Oakville municipal election is coming up on October 27, 2014, and the Town of Oakville has ensured that residents have many options when it comes to when and where to vote. If you can't get out to the polls on October 27, see the below dates and locations where you can vote in advance. Ensure you take advantage of these stations to make sure you get your vote in! Monday, October 6, 2014 ...

Local Events Sept 26-28, 2014

  Movies in the Square Friday Sep 26 at 8:00pm Where: Town Square, Downtown Oakville Playing: Princess Bridge FREE outdoor movie screenings in Towne Square, with hot Crepe Kitchen crepes, Piazza Bistro family pizza & pop deal and more!  Fencing demo before movie starts! Bring a chair and blanket for the most comfortable viewing experience. More Info > The ...