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Monday Aug 9th, 2021 Share

Glen Abbey Golf Course - Saved!

Glen Abbey Golf Course in Oakville is one of Canada's most famous golf courses.  Designed by Jack Nicklaus in 1976 to be one of the first courses in the world designed for spectators with it's combined stadium design and hub and spoke layout.  Years ago Club Link, the owners of Glen Abbey,  decided the lands were ripe for development and started planning a huge master planned community where the golf course lies. The plan from Club Link was to develop...

Monday Aug 9th, 2021 Share

Toronto To Move Forward With Vacant Home Tax

Investors beware! Toronto’s City Council has moved forward with the plan to implement a Vacant Home Tax. A recent news release from the City of Toronto stated “A bylaw supporting this tax will come into effect on Saturday, January 1, 2022, becoming the start of the first tax reference year — a period during which the vacancy status will be used to determine whether the tax is payable. The tax on vacant homes becomes payable for the first time in early 2023,...

Monday Aug 9th, 2021 Share

Renovated Island Fortress You Can Book For Rent!

Might seem a little odd for some people but could also be one of the most interesting things you (and a group of friends) do for a night or two!  Great for parties, weddings, corporate events this 9 bedroom, 33,000 sq ft  Island Fortress was purchased  back in 2009 and then renovated by the current owner.  Rooms are arranged around a central courtyard, also incoudes a freshwater well, 2 kitchens, a dining room that can seat 60 people, a traiing centre, crow's nest...

Thursday May 6th, 2021 Share

Gene Simmons From KISS House For Sale for $25,000,000!

If you ever watched the reality TV show "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" you might recognize this 16,000 sq ft home owned by Gene Simmons, the front man and base guitarist for KISS and his beautiful Canadian wife Shannon Tweed. Seven bedrooms, seven baths, a pro-size tennis court, a pool with a 60-foot water slide and parking for 30-plus cars sitting on 1.84 acres. Listed with celebrity "Million Doillar Listing" stars Matt and Josh Altman with Douglas Elliman Realty. This...

Wednesday Dec 2nd, 2020 Share

Moving To The Country

Green Acres Is The Place To Be (insert treble clef here)! I know this isn't a new trend but the desire to move out of the GTA is real, 4 of my sales in the last couple of months have been country properties. We are hearing reports from rural realtors all across southern Ontario that business is booming as the stampede of city slickers with cash in hand head to the country. Covid driven remote work opportunities are exploding as corporations shutter their expensive downtown offices realizing...

Tuesday Nov 17th, 2020 Share

Country Sale in Milton - 10 Acres

Just Sold - this exclusive 10 acre COUNTRY property in Milton to my thrilled buyers and sellers. Nothing more satisfying than matching up my own clients!

Saturday Oct 24th, 2020 Share

Wayne Gretzky House For Sale....Again!

Tuesday Oct 13th, 2020 Share

Market Stats GTA for Sept 2020

Thursday Apr 23rd, 2020 Share

Market Stats April 1 - 17 2020 as it Relates to Covid 19 - Reported by The Toronto Real Estate Board

TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 22, 2020 – Toronto Regional Real Estate Board President Michael Collins is reporting results for the first 17 days of April 2020, in order to provide some guidance on the impact of COVID-19 on the Greater Toronto Area housing market:   • Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 1,654 home sales through TRREB’s MLS® System during the first 17 days of April – down by 69 per cent compared to the same period in 2019. o Year-over-year...

Thursday Jun 20th, 2019 Share

Feds Introduce New First Time Home Buyer Plan Matching 5% Down payment for Re-Sale & 10% For New Homes

From one of our custom builds!

Sunday Jun 2nd, 2019 Share

11 Must See Kitchen Islands

Friday May 10th, 2019 Share

Is there a crack in the bricks? Discount brokerages

Top 5 Home Renovations When Selling

Monday Mar 18th, 2019 Share

Top 5 Renovations When Selling

How to Choose the Right Mortgage

Monday Mar 18th, 2019 Share

How to Choose the Right Mortgage

5 steps to selling your home

Monday Mar 18th, 2019 Share

5 steps to selling your home

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