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By Lou Piriano, It's all about my clients!
(L. Piriano Real Estate Brokerage)
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The recent stock market plunge has resulted in a rush to invest in the bond market. That means there will be pressure before and lowering yields on bonds. Lower rates should impact mortgage rates in a positive way before buyers. This will be particularly true should the stock market continue to b...

By Donna Bacher, Broker
(PureRealty Brokerage)
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On January 7th, 2014, Ross Godsoe, Executive Officer for the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington released the Boards December 2013 Sales Stats. So, how did the Hamilton-Burlington real estate market do in December 2013? Listings : For December, all listing types were down year over year....

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...
Hiking in the Dundas Valley - Canterbury Falls.Today was a beautiful day for a hike in the Dundas Valley, near Burlington and Hamilton, Ontario. The sun was shining and at 18C it was the warmest day we've had in quite awhile.As we hiked along the trail, we made our first stop at Canterbury Falls....
Sherman Falls - Oakville and Burlington Area AttractionsOn a beautiful sunny day not long ago, we decided to go exploring in the Dundas area and view more of the area's myriad waterfalls.  Our destination on that lovely Sunday was Sherman Falls, in the village of Ancaster, Ontario.Sherman Falls i...
Oakville, Burlington Area Attractions - Tiffany Falls   Tiffany Falls, a beautiful 21 m high 'Cascade' waterfall in Ancaster, can be accessed by a short hike down a groomed trail through an enchanted woods. To access Tiffany Falls from Burlington or Oakville, travel down the 403 to Hamilton and t...
  Oakville, Burlington Area Attractions - Webster’s Falls A short drive from Oakville and Burlington, down Dundas Street and near the village of Greensville, lays an enchanting historical park known as Webster’s Falls. On a recent Sunday afternoon, we decided to explore the section of the Bruce T...

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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  Friday, 22 June 2012, 10:54:34 AM Mortgage lending, practices and guidelines have tightened once again. Major changes are; 1/No more amortization periods of 30 years, max 25 yrs. This I completely agree with, because if your goal is not to pay the mortgage off in a reasonable amount of time, y...

By Bianca Marijan, Broker Owner of Independent Real Estate Brokerage
(City Brokerage, Hamilton)
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Canada’s most expensive homes listed on the MLS market   ahhh the lives of the rich ---and richer. a little tidbit might surprise you and lead to a whole lotta conclusions. Canada has ONLY 125,000 millionairs, so its not a big club and it's not a far fetched club to get into. All you have to do i...

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