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How a Milton commercial building will produce more energy than it uses

Del Ridge Homes has started construction in downtown Milton on a 32,000-square-foot office building — the first net-positive energy office building in Canada.

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Elayne Tanner Milton border confusion

Border confusion in Milton

Elayne Tanner has to convince people not to use a GPS to find her house, unless they want to type in all of this: 11084 Fifth Line Nassagaweya

New development new homes in Milton Ontario

Globe and Mail runs feature on Milton

It looks like the results of the 2011 census grabbed some attention outside of our fair town after all. This past Saturday, the Globe and Mail ran a

Brekland Realty

RECO suspends registration of Brekland Realty Group

The Registrar of the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) has issued an immediate suspension of registration to Monster Realty Corporation which operates as Brekland Realty Group. To

32 Dills Cr. Milton, Ontario

The Grid looks at Milton vs. Toronto real estate

Each week in The Grid's Here & There feature, the publication compares how far the real-estate dollar goes in downtown Toronto versus outlying areas less than an hour

$1 house listed in Oakville Ontario

$1 Oakville house taken off market

A brand new Oakville house that was listed for $1 has been pulled off the market after six bids came in over the weekend, two of them in

Canada's Best Places to Live

Milton named 65th best place to live in Canada

What makes a city or town a great place to live? Can a community’s “livability” be measured? MoneySense Magazine believes that, to a certain extent, it can. In their

Sheen’s kindness saves charity’s prize

Charlie Sheen is addicted to winning. And the tiger blood-fuelled rock star from Mars is making sure a few kind-hearted Oakville residents know what it’s like. The sitcom star is

Sheen’s shenanigans affecting Oakville-Milton & District Real Estate Board

Talk about the ripple effect. On the one hand, there's a real estate board in Ontario raising funds for the local Habitat for Humanity. On the other hand,

Hidden fees hike cost of new homes in GTA by as much as 30%

New home buyers in the GTA are being saddled with hidden fees that threaten to price buyers out of the market, with as much as 30 per cent

Mike Holmes Inspection Team

Milton family’s home featured on Holmes Inspection

A Milton family living in the Hawthorne Village neighbourhood had their home featured on an episode of Holmes Inspection, which aired last night on HGTV. The family's seven-year old

SPIS forms are ticking time bombs

Real estate boards and agents across the country continue to promote the use of the Seller Property Information Statement (SPIS), despite the fact that the disclosure form has

Victorian house on Thomas St. Milton Ontario

Classic Victorian Milton home featured on Toronto Life

ADDRESS: 103 Thomas Street NEIGHBOURHOOD: Milton AGENTS: Bill Goodale, Don Goodale and Brad Miller, Century 21 Miller Real Estate PRICE: $1,600,000 THE PLACE: Just blocks away from the cookie-cutter homes of Hawthorne

Canada's Economic Action Plan

Government of Canada invests in jobs in Milton

The Town of Milton today celebrated the completion of renovations to the historic 16 Hugh Lane building that will result in increased employment in Milton's downtown core. The Honourable

Aerial view of Milton Ontario

Buying in Milton still a good investment

A good strategy for any property investor is to find a local real estate market that won't fall too far from the heights it's reached during a boom

First Time Homeowners

Canada’s Economic Action Plan offers incentives for homeownership

Buying your first home is one of the largest investments of your life. Canada’s Economic Action Plan introduces the First-Time Home Buyers’ (FTHB) Tax Credit and the expansion

Full service realtor or discount broker?

Stephen Hodge may someday be a rarity in the real estate business. As a full service broker with upscale realty firm Chestnut Park, he provides an array of services

Top 5 first-time homebuyers’ mistakes

Buying your first home involves a lot of research and effort. In spite of all the resources available to help First home buyers, people tend to make mistake

5 Reasons to Move in the Summer

Home buying and selling activity is typically hottest during the summer months. Here are five top reasons you should take advantage of the season and make the move

A new kind of housing for the Baby Boomers

It’s set amidst breathtaking scenery, close to countless lakes, home to a championship 18-hole golf course – and even has a ski hill in the middle of town.

Hot real estate market in Milton – sellers getting top dollar

3-bedroom Milton home sells for $490,000 Is the real estate market hot in Milton these days? You bet. Milton has become the place to be in the west end of the

Canadian mortgage rules to change

From CBC.ca: Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced new rules Tuesday aimed at preventing homebuyers from getting into financial difficulty when mortgage rates rise. After consulting with major Canadian lenders, Flaherty

Halton looking to protect 36% of its developable land

Kudos to Halton Region, which is finally looking to limit development after a huge amount of some of Ontario's finest farmland has already been or is planned to

Uproar in Milton over increased development charges passed on by Mattamy

The popular Hawthorne Villager forums are glowing red hot this week as many soon-to-be residents of brand new Mattamy-built homes received their much-anticipated letters from Mattamy announcing details

Record for GTA home sales in June

From YourHome.ca: Existing home sales for June hit an all-time high in the Greater Toronto Area according to figures released today by the Toronto Real Estate Board. June sales at

Housing Starts Increase in May

Courtesy of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: OTTAWA, June 8, 2009 The seasonally adjusted annual rate1 of housing starts increased to 128,400 units in May from 117,600 units in April,

In competitive real estate market, staging makes home stand out

From the Toronto Star: As a professional home stager on HGTV's The Stagers, Matthew Finlason says he often gets requests from people to help with their decor changes. The 33-year-old, who

Boyne Survey: "They have to have someplace to live"

An intersting story in this weekend's Champion on Milton's development from the 'other' side. Farmer Hugh Beaty describes the development approaching his Omagh farm as "they have to

Mattamy Homes: Between Bricks and a hard place

It looks like the times they-are-a-changin' in Mattamy land: As new home sales slip into a deep freeze, even Canada's No.1 house builder is having to remodel Peter Gilgan shuffles

January home sales plunge 50%

From YourHome.ca: Average GTA property price falls $35,000 from last year; analysts predict tough year ahead for market The Toronto Real Estate Board yesterday reported a meagre 888 sales in

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