Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

There are some simple, yet counterintuitive tips to improve your credit score. For example, according to CanWise Financial’s President James Laird, “If it’s not a bankruptcy sheet and not a consumer proposal, we most commonly see borrowers who have balances over their limit, so while it’s somewhat counterintuitive, get a higher limit because it helps your credit score if your …

Number of Sales up 6% in October

Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Garry Bhaura announced year-over-year increases in home sales and average sale prices reported through TREB’s MLS System® in October 2018. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,492 sales through their system in October 2018 – a six per cent increase compared to October 2017. The average sale price for October 2018 was up 3.5 per cent on a year-over-year basis …

Your Guide to Remembrance Day Services

OAKVILLE Sunday, November 11 | 10:30 am In honour of Remembrance Day Sunday, Nov. 11, a parade will take place in downtown Oakville and culminate with a Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in George’s Square. The Oakville Legion, Branch 114 annual Remembrance Day Parade will form at 10:15 a.m. at corner of Church and Navy Streets, leave at 10:30 …

Storage Spaces You May Have Overlooked

Finding enough storage in a small room or space is not always easy, especially if you’re short on closets and cabinets. Here are a few suggestions for squeezing extra storage out of spaces you may have overlooked. Backsplash Display your kitchenware — and make it easily accessible — by hanging items on a backsplash. Mount rods and caddies onto the …

“We couldn’t imagine doing this without you and your honesty.”

I can’t imagine this process without the knowledge of Sean & Leo. The 905 Real Estate Guys made the sale of my mothers house such a smooth transition. The price point was perfect and the exposure of the house was wonderful. Everything they did was done with such professionalism. They always had our best interest at heart. The house had …

Picture Perfect — Real Estate Photography 101

If you are preparing your home for sale and want to help your realtor sell your home quickly for maximum dollars, start with setting up for the photo shoot. Today’s buyers are very visual and will look at photos before they will even read the wonderfully written description full of details and dynamic adjectives. The first step in this process …

Rogers Hometown Hockey October 26, 27, 28 Rogers Hometown Hockey makes its way to Burlington this weekend and you can expect a great weekend of FREE hockey-related activities, NHL Alumni appearances, music, and fun for the whole family! Ron MacLean and Tara Slone LIVE will be on site Sunday, October 28th for the broadcast as they tell the stories that …

A Place for Everything, and Everything in Its Place

We all have too much stuff! Decluttering and organizing takes time and can be hard work. If we don’t regularly let go of things, the abundance of stuff starts to slowly overcome us and we find ourselves getting overwhelmed by all of our possessions. To stay organized anywhere, be mindful of everything you bring in through your front door. Everything …

The Foodie Show Ron Joyce Centre | 4350 South Service Road | Burlington | (905) 525-9140 Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Come hungry! Gourmet food & beverage vendors. Cooking & tasting demonstrations. So much to taste, savour, and take home! Come celebrate the Burlington area’s growing independent food scene, while meeting and mingling with some of the …

Add Charm to Your Kitchen – 5 Easy Decor Ideas

Cabinets, countertops and backsplash are the elements that create the bones of a kitchen but it’s the decor that adds warmth and makes the room inviting. The right kitchen decor can make it feel more like a home, whether you are decorating your home to live in it or staging it to sell. In the kitchen, you want to keep the decor minimal and …