Explore Hamilton, ON

By Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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The Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton Ontario is wonderful year round. I do so enjoy going to their restaurant for lunch with a friend and then browsing the gift shop. This Christmas season, they have a Holiday Train Display in the atrium. It was installed by Applied Imagination Trains. Their ...

By Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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Hamilton's Dundurn Castle Dundurn Castle is a National Historic site. I have enjoyed being able to wander the grounds and take tours no matter what the season but Christmas is magical there. Right now you can step into a Victorian Christmas. The Garden Club of Hamilton has decorated Dundurn Castl...

By Donna Bacher, Broker
(PureRealty Brokerage)
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       Some people love change, but from experience, the majority of us love familiarity. There's no doubt that the older we get the faster time goes by and if we're not careful, we wake up one morning living in a home full of things and colours that went out of style a decade ago. It doesn't hit...

By Kathy Della-Nebbia, SRES
(Royal LePage State Realty, Brokerage)
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I'm always bragging about what a great city Hamilton, Ontario is.  With lots to do and with a vibrant music, arts and theatre community.  A beautiful city with great diversity and character. Here is one of the events that has enriched our music and arts community.  Click here to visit the website...

By Kathy Della-Nebbia, SRES
(Royal LePage State Realty, Brokerage)
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I’ve decided to take on the challenge of writing about what I do as a Real Estate professional for my Seller clients. First Visit I start by viewing the home and providing some suggestions on things that can be done to prepare the home. Suggesting things like de-cluttering, furniture placement, w...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Hamilton Waterfront         Bayfront West Harbour and Beach Boulevard          Hamiltonians love their waterfront and they don't miss an opportunity to get "down" there and enjoy a day of ice cream, go cart racing, walking, people watching and the best fries in Hamilton at Hutche's.    The waterf...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Corktown The history of Irish migration to British North America in the nineteenth-century has centered predominantly on those immigrants who were exiled from Ireland after the Great Famine, 1845-1850.   However, a significant number of Irishmen, both Protestant and Catholic, arrived in  Canada a...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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James Street North   I've been selling real estate in Hamilton for about 24 years and I know it inside an out. If this career fails, I KNOW I would be an asset to a taxi company. I spend a lot of time out and about and one of my favorite spots to stop and chill for a minute or two is James Street...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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  Locke Street Neighbourhood   Love this street and the neighbourhood. I used to work at a Remax nearby and real estate agents would congregate at the West Town to have a cocktail or two and exchange stories and info on new listings.       The vibrant Locke Street has evolved over the past decade...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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  This leafy neighbourhood is anchored by the beautiful St.Clair Boulevard.        The parcel of land on which the Boulevard was built was owned by the Rutherfords, whose house on the corner of St. Clair and Delaware was razed to complete the construction of the Boulevard. Construction started in...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Gage Park, Park, Area and Real Estate   Since 1922, the City of Hamilton’s Gage Park has provided Hamiltonians with a rich mixture of open space, play fields, gardens and tree-lined paths that cover over 30 hectares of green space at the foot of the Niagara Escarpment.  Located east of the downto...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Ottawa Street                            The Garment District   My parents immigrated to Hamilton in the 70's, a wave of young working class families fleeing various restricting regimes in Eastern Europe. We settled in our first house in the Ottawa Street Neighbourhood, a massive duplex with two-...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Hamilton Real Estate Condo Projects Take a look at condo projects down town, in some stage of development. There is about nine in the works, and they are bringing a new look to the core and a new style of living to Hamiltonians. _____________________________________________         150 Main Stree...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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    Hamilton Real Estate Condo Projects       Take a look at condo projects down town, in some stage of development. There is about nine in the works, and they are bringing a new look to the core and a new style of living to Hamiltonians. _____________________________________________         150 ...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Downtown making slow, sure gains More businesses, more jobs, more people looking for a good restaurant By Samantha Craggs, CBC News               Rosemary and Steve Marsh have moved Business Insurance Services from Burlington to the downtown core, one of the small signs officials point to that H...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Dip In Construction Temporary: City Staff       The dip in the city’s May building permit figures is more like a deep breath before a burst of fresh air than a whimper.Norm Schleehahn, with Hamilton’s economic development department, said a drop in the number and value of commercial and industria...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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These salaries make for a good debate. Are these guys deserving, in the name of free markets and capitalism to make this kind of cash? After all, they have done the unthinkable, generating historically unseen profits smack in the middle of a global recession. Are we, the sheeple, just plain stupi...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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      Hamilton Population Growth Slow and Steady but still Good February 9, 2012  The Hamilton Spectator Hamilton’s 3.1 per cent population growth may look modest beside Burlington’s 6.9 per cent, but it’s still good, says Hamilton’s economic director, Neil Everson.“Hamilton has traditionally ha...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Government Grants Downtown Hamilton     City to offer $650,000 grocery store prize     Gary Yokoyama/The Hamilton Spectator   The pot: $1.4 million — The amount of money available over three years for incentives as the city targets three key areas for downtown improvements The incentives: $650,00...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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It took me 18 yrs, but well worth the wait. Shortly after I got into the business, and in the days when you could still telephone and solicit expired listings, I decided to brave up and go visit a mansion on a hill. This house was literally perched on a hill at an awe inspiring address. Needless ...

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