January Sales up Compared to December 2018

Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,009 home sales through TREB’s MLS® in January 2019 – up by 0.6 percent compared to January 2018. Sales were up by 3.4 percent compared to December 2018. “It is encouraging to see the slight increase in January transactions on a year-over-year basis, even with …

Family Day Fun in the 905

Family Day Weekend Skate & Bulldogs Game Round up the family for an hour-long open skate before sipping on hot chocolate, snacking on game-day food and watching the Local Hamilton Bulldogs Team play the Peterborough Petes! Saturday, February 16th | 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm | FirstOntario Centre Family Skate: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm VIP Rooms Open: 4:30 pm …

P.A. Day Camps and Activities

Looking for something to do with the kids? Here are a few ideas for some indoor and outdoor fun on a P.A. Day!! Play safe!! 1. P.A. DAY DROP-IN GYM Brant Hills Community Centre 2255 Brant Street, Burlington Ages 8 – 14 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Offered on PA Days for youth. Come to open gym and shoot some …

Sun Life’s Real Estate Arm Plans to Increase its Rental Apartment Assets

Investing in rental apartments in Canada’s biggest cities may be a smart thing to do right now. At least that’s what Sun Life Financial’s real estate investment business Bentall Kennedy sees as a good strategy. It plans to increase its multi-residential investments to 15% of its portfolio, from currently less than 10%. Although there are signs that the economy has …

7 Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle in February

Spring might be around the corner, but February can still bring plenty of harsh winter weather. Some of the harshest of the season, as we experienced in the first few days of this month. So that makes this month the perfect time to knock off some more of those indoor tasks to get your home ready for warmer times. But …

Explore Halton Parks

Immerse yourself in the outdoors, mere minutes from home at a Halton Park. Mountsberg Conservation Area 2259 Milborough Line | Campbellville Winter at Mountsberg: Enjoy cross country skiing over ungroomed trails. If you love exercising in the winter, strap on a pair of snowshoes and work up a sweat while you explore the Lakeshore Lookout Trail. For those who are keen on enjoying …

If you’re torn between investing in either RRSPs or real estate, don’t be. “People have a tendency to think of either RRSPs or real estate investing for their retirement plan,” Calum Ross of VERICO told CREW. “The reality is that consumers need both.” “RRSPs are diverse and can be adjusted to accommodate different risk tolerances. They also offer certain tax …

Winter Safety Indoors and Out

Canadian winters are famous for being cold. Winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. … If you are prepared for the hazards of winter, you will be more likely to stay safe and healthy when temperatures start to fall. While it’s true that many of us spend more time indoors in the winter, there are also those who …

Groundhog Day 2019

The undisputed star of Groundhog Day is Punxsutawney Phil and the celebration is held annually at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The festival surrounding Phil’s prognostication was immortalized in the 1993 Bill Murray movie, “Groundhog Day.” Here are a few fun facts: 1. Groundhog Day is a popular tradition celebrated in the Canada and the United States on February 2. 2. For 2019, …

P.A. Day Activities

Looking for something to do with the kids? Here are a few ideas for some indoor and outdoor fun. Have a happy and safe P.A. Day!! 1. SKATING Appleby Ice Centre 1201 Appleby Line, Burlington Sticks and Pucks – Ages 3 – 8 11:30 am – 1:00 pm For children under 8 years of age and caregivers to practice their …