Transitions-The Oakville, Burlington and Mississauga Region Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate blog about property, home buying and selling, life in Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga Regions of Ontario, Canada.



The Quinte area has been settled for over 200 years and  Belleville  was one of the first formal towns in the region. Agriculture has always played a very important role in the lush regions along the northern shore of Lake Ontario, and this area is no exception. Along with the agricultural commun...
  My good friend Carole Provenzale, wrote a lovely post on an 'Earth Angel' she had met while in Paris, where she has just returned from. If you haven't already done so, you can read it here: Earth Angels---How Many have YOU run across?? It's a touching story filled with charm and grace(and the p...
My  new Active Rain friend, Tim Thiessen, asked me about navigating around in the Rain.Seems it is a pretty cumbersome place  for newbies. I know it is; I remember those first few weeks myself.This place is huge and the amount of stuff to learn is often overwhelming. I’ve been meaning to write th...
The Quinte area real estate market has risen by approximately 11.5 % to the end of July of this year compared to the same time period in 2006. There is a shortage of listings and many properties are receiving multiple offers on  the day they are listed or the day they are open to offers. I am see...
It's early Sunday morning and as I pass the Frontenac Road historical sign , a lightness begins to infuse my cells and I enter another world.I step back in time to a place that holds deepAlgonquin tribe roots and the stories of a handful of early settlers who came for the furs, the abundance of t...
  Callingall REALTOR©s who love heritage properties and historic sites and enjoy blogging about them,all home stagers who enjoy using antiques when staging a home,all home inspectors who write about special issues to watch for when inspecting historic properties or things they came across when in...

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