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01 Apr 11 Posted by Ryan Crane in Oakville Real Estate | 0 comments

Oakville Real Estate - Town Gets $15 Million

Oakville Real Estate - Town Gets $15 Million

The Town of Oakville announced Friday it has received $15 million from a trio of developers in fulfillment of the 2006 North Oakville Secondary Plan (NOSP) settlement agreement. Under the agreement, the developers — Great Gulf Group, Mattamy Homes and Trinison Management — get to develop 'Oakville Real Estate' in north Oakville, under the North Oakville Secondary Plan. In exchange, one of the things the Town gets is money allocated towards the development and construction of North Park, including the newly opened Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, located on Neyagawa Boulevard just north of Dundas Street. Read more...

31 Mar 11 Posted by Ryan Crane in Oakville Homes | 0 comments

Buyer Beware! Warns Canadian Association of Movers

Buyer Beware! Warns Canadian Association of Movers

There are many reputable moving companies throughout the GTA and in working in the 'Oakville real estate' market, but it is important to exercise some caution when choosing a mover. Nowhere is there is a stronger case for “Buyer Beware” than in the moving industry. In a statement released today, the Canadian Association of Movers cautioned consumers against “"rogue" movers” and offers tips on “moving to protect them from over-charging, broken promises and unfair practices.” Read more...

28 Mar 11 Posted by Ryan Crane in Oakville Real Estate | 0 comments

Oakville Real Estate - New French Catholic High School

Oakville Real Estate - New French Catholic High School

The 'Oakville Real Estate' market will soon have a new French Catholic High School to offer to its residents. NORTH OAKVILLE TODAY - Bienvenue à la nouvelle école secondaire. Southern Ontario’s French Catholic school board, Conseil scolaire de district Catholique Centre-Sud (CSDCCS), announced Monday that they are planning to build a new high school in North Oakville. The board said they recently acquired a plot of land, at 2480 Dundas Street West, the proposed home of the school, located on the south side of the street to the east of Bronte Road. The property is located in the future development of “Millstone in the Park” by Fernbrook Homes, Menkes Developments. Read more...

26 Mar 11 Posted by Ryan Crane in Oakville Homes | 0 comments

Oakville Real Estate - OREA explains the HST on youtube

Oakville Real Estate - OREA explains the HST on youtube

The HST has been around for some time now, and most 'Oakville home' buyers are aware that the HST does not apply to resale home purchases, however, there is still a little confusion with some in the 'Oakville Real Estate' market about the HST. The Ontario Real Estate Association, in partnership with Ontario Revenue Minister Sophia Aggelonitis, have released a video to clarify the rules for those looking to purchase a home and to eliminate confusion around HST as it applies to resale and new home purchases. Read more...

25 Mar 11 Posted by Ryan Crane in Oakville Homes | 0 comments

Oakville Real Estate – $11M spent on creek clean up

Oakville Real Estate – $11M spent on creek clean up

NORTH OAKVILLE TODAY - It’s been just over a year since an unknown substance was found floating down Bronte Creek and it was discovered that a nearby petroleum pipeline had cracked. Over the past 12 months, a massive clean-up effort has been undertaken at the scene near Bronte Road and Speers Road to try to restore the sensitive environmental area. On March 11, 2010, Town of Oakville staff responded to reports of a sheen on the surface of Bronte Creek and five days later, it was discovered that the source of the material was a cracked pipeline owned by Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc. At the time it was estimated that 90,000 litres of petroleum product escaped into the environment. Since then, the pipeline has been replaced, a massive excavation has taken place and groundwater has been treated and returned back to the creek. Read more...

 

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