By: Erik Taylor

Can you afford to purchase the home you really want?

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Here are some things to consider:   What kind of home do you want? What kind of neighbourhood do you want to live in? What features and characteristics do you need in a home? (Three bedrooms? A large living room for entertaining? A backyard big enough for a garden?) What homes currently on the market match that criteria? Are there some properties for sale that are close to what you&rsquo...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Steam Era

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Country Heritage Park, Milton   Show Times Friday 12 noon to 6pm Saturday & Sunday 9am to 8pm Monday 9am to 4pm   Admission Prices Adults $10.00 Children under 12 (with adult) FREE Weekend Family Pass (multi day pass - includes two adults and kids under 12) $25 Parking FREE!   ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

What To Do On The Civic Holiday 2016

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Halton Radial Railway, Milton This is museum is Ontario's first and largest electric railway museum and it contains the most comprehensive collection of trolley coaches, suburban/inter urban cars, passenger and freight locomotives, and of course, streetcars. This is not really like any other museum around; for one, none of the collection is kept out of reach behind protective g...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Making a Small Room Seem Bigger to Buyers

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When you’re putting your property on the market, you want to make it seem as big and comfortable as possible. After all, buyers are attracted to space. However, you probably have at least one room in your home — and perhaps even more — that feels small and a little cramped.   Of course you don’t want the buyer’s first impression of the room to be its size. Since...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Drink of the Month: August

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Firefly Cocktail   In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add   1 oz. Fireball 1/2 oz. French Kiss Vanilla Schapps 3oz. pineapple juice     Shake sharply and then strain into a glass. Top off with a fresh strawberry and serve. ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Canada Day Festivals 2016

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Wondering what to do on Canada Day weekend?   Check out below for some fireworks and events happening within the GTA   Burlington: Friday July 1st Noon till 10pm The Waterfront downtown @ Spencer Smith Park   Milton: Friday July 1st Milton Fairgrounds Veteran’s Parade (cenotaph to fairgounds) 11:50pm Gates open to fairground at 11:30am Fireworks @10pm   Oa...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Painting to Sell

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A fresh coat of paint is the fastest and most inexpensive way to make your property more attractive to buyers. It can make just about any room look stylish and new. The challenge is determining what paint colours and options you should choose out of the hundreds available. Should you be daring and select “designer” colours? Should you consider stippling, ragging and other effects? Ex...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Drink of the Month: July

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Maple Leaf Cocktail   Made with Canadian whiskey and pure maple syrup, this cocktail may leave you craving pancakes the next morning.   Ingredients ¼ oz. lemon juice ½oz. Canadian maple syrup 1 oz. Crown Royal Whiskey   Instructions Mix all ingredients in a shaker, with ice. Shake, drain into a martini glass and serve.   ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Drink of the Month: June

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  Strawberry Shortcake   1-1/2 oz Amaretto Liqueur (Disaronno) 4 Strawberry - sliced 2 tbsp Ice Cream - vanilla 1/2 cup Ice - crushed Whipped Cream Garnish: Strawberry   Blend strawberries, Disaronno, vanilla ice cream and ice until smooth. Pour into a chilled parfait glass, or any available glass. Top with whipped cream and garnish ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

June is Strawberry Picking Time: Field Locations in GTA

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Strawberry Field Locations in GTA   Don't miss strawberry picking season! The GTA is ripe with places that will allow you to pick your own strawberries. Deciding where to go can be a challenge, so we have hand-picked a few locations to choose from. Nothing is better tasting than fresh picked strawberries! This year, farmer's are predicting and expecting a great crop starting this Jun...Read More