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The Burlington Ribfest: Cooking up more than great food

Aug, 14 2015 9:39 AM
Ian Turner

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this coming Labour Day weekend, the Burlington Ribfest is much more than mouth-watering ribs, great food and loads of entertainment for the whole family. Located at beautiful Spencer Smith Park in the heart of Downtown Burlington, “Canada’s Largest Ribfest” is really about supporting and giving back to the Burlington community through this important fundraising opportunity.

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Beware of Kitec® Plumbing

Jul, 27 2015 1:22 PM
Ian Turner

As real estate professionals, one of our responsibilities is to keep our clients informed about trends and issues related to home ownership. That’s why we decided to inform you about Kitec plumbing products, which were introduced into the market in the mid 1990’s and became quite popular with many new home construction and renovation projects.

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Enhancements to Waterdown Road signal big changes for Aldershot

Jun, 30 2015 11:47 AM
Ian Turner

They say that progress, while beneficial to many and with the best intents and purposes, often comes at a cost. This could aptly be the case for the many changes that have, and are about to occur to Waterdown Road in the Aldershot area of Burlington.

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Spring Cleanup – Don’t forget curb appeal

Jun, 2 2015 3:18 PM
Ian Turner

For Canadians, spring is synonymous with many things – longer days, warmer weather, removing the shorts and sandals from storage, and of course spring cleaning! But how many people think about cleaning up the outside of their home? Our winters can be harsh to the exteriors of our homes, so it’s important to take stock of what may have deteriorated over the cold months that could now require repair or cleanup.

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Come on out May 2nd to Jane’s Walk Aldershot

Apr, 23 2015 11:30 AM
Ian Turner

For many of us, we reside in a given community often for a long period of time. But what do we know about its history, roots and what makes it tick? Legendary urban thinker, writer and activist Jane Jacobs wanted to change all this and enable residents to gain a greater appreciation for the neighbourhoods they live in.

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Spring’s sprung: Resources & Tips for Decluttering your Home

Mar, 24 2015 10:37 PM
Leslie Bullock

With spring upon us and the warmer weather finally here, one of the first things many homeowners look to on their to-do list is removing the last remnants of winter through a thorough spring cleaning of their house – inside and out. While this is very popular, something that many...

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Zoning

Mar, 2 2015 6:32 PM
Leslie Bullock

You’ve likely heard of Zoning By-laws. In the US, they’re called zoning “ordinance’s”. Zoning By-laws are the teeth that give force to a municipality’s land use plans.

For most people buying a new home, Zoning holds little relevance. However, for those who are expanding their home, or building a new...

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Yard Sale for the Cure

Apr, 20 2014 6:49 PM
Leslie Bullock

DONATIONS BEING ACCEPTED: Yard Sale for the Cure, May 26, 2012, 5:30 AM to 3 PM. The POD is at 241 Plains Road East, Burlington ON (the north west corner of Plains and Gallagher Rd - driveway is off Shadeland). Please feel free to drop off your donations to this...

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