By: Erik Taylor

Creating a Realistic New Home Budget

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You’re probably aware that there’s more to the cost of a new home than its purchase price. The more aware you are of the true costs of a home you’re interested in buying, the better choices you’ll be able to make about that home. If you decide to buy, you’ll be able to do so with much more confidence.  We can help you make an informed decision when planning to...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Good Neighbours Community Day

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During the past 34 years, approximately 400 volunteers, including adults and youth, have participated in Good Neighbours Community Day. Local businesses, Rotary Club of Milton, RCMP and the Town of Milton have also provided support for the event. The day kicks off with a BBQ breakfast at 8:00 a.m. at Hugh Foster Hall. For more information call Len Lee at 905-878-4085. When: Saturday, May 7, ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Drink of the Month: May

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Coconut Macaroons are wonderful for dessert. They are even better when served cocktail style. This recipe yields a lightly sweetened, creamy smooth and frothy drink. You could even dial down the white chocolate liqueur to 1/2 ounce so more coconut flavor shines through. I highly suggest using a creamy white chocolate liqueur such as Godiva rather than something like clear crème de cacao. &...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Does Your Home Still Match Your Lifestyle?

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When you purchased your current home, chances are it was a good match for your lifestyle. It had the space you needed, the features you wanted, and a location that worked for you. But for most people, lifestyle and needs evolve through the years. Kids get older. Jobs or careers change. People take on new hobbies and other interests. As a result, the home that was ideal a few years ago may not fit...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Earth Day Month Activities Near You

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Celebrated every year on April 22, Earth Day is the largest environmental event in the world. More than six million Canadians—including nearly every school-aged child—participate in an Earth Day activity in their communities. Help this April by participating in local activities. Enviromental fair, volunteer cleanups, and other community events that celebrate Earth Day are a good way ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Drink of the Month: April

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The Bee’s Knees   Ingredients:   2 oz Beefeater Gin ¾ Fresh lemon juice ½ oz Honey Syrup (one part honey, one part water) Garnish; lemon twist Glass: cocktail   Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.   ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Making Sure You Get What You Need/Want In A Home

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When you’re shopping for a new home, it’s a good idea to create a checklist of what you want and what you need. It keeps you on track to ultimately find the property that best fits your requirements — and those of your family.   However, there’s a big difference between want and need that is important to understand when house hunting. A ‘need’ refers to a ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Drink of the Month: March

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Shamrock Juice Cocktail Recipe   Need another green cocktail in your life? The Shamrock Juice fills that bill.     1/2 ounces gin 1/2 ounces white tequilia 1/2 ounces light rum 1/2 ounces vodka 1 ounces Blue Curacao 4 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice Fill a hurricane or parfait glass with ice. Pour in the liquors and top off with the orange ...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Upcoming Events- March Break Kids Events

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March Break is approaching fast! Looking for something for them to do? We've listed some great camps and local activities.   MARCH BREAK- CAMPS Air Riderz full day camp includes organized trampoline games, dodgeball, Airobix fitness, climbing activities and free jump plus indoor/outdoor games and arts & crafts each day. 3600 Ridgeway Dr. Unit #4-5, Mississauga. Aspire Climb...Read More

By: Erik Taylor

Thinking of Moving? Things You Need to Know About Selling

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What’s my house worth? The first is the market value of your current property. That's the amount your home will likely sell for in today's market. When you know its market value, you'll have a better idea of how much money will be available to invest in a new home.    Declutter I know you’ve seen those reality shows where the hoarders have junk packed to the cei...Read More