February Newsletter: Taste of Oakville and Burlington Return - Importance of a Home Inspection - 2021 Luxury Outlook - Market News

By: Cheryl Dorricott

February Newsletter: Taste of Oakville and Burlington Return - Importance of a Home Inspection - 2021 Luxury Outlook - Market News

Tags: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE, HALTON REAL ESTATE

We are almost two months into 2021 and while this year has started very similar to the way that the way 2020 ended, there are reasons to be hopeful and celebrate. Pandemic restrictions have been eased in certain regions, which means a step toward normalcy. As well, events like A Taste of Oakville and A Taste of Burlington are happening right now! The market has started out busier than usual. In H...Read More

January Newsletter: Hamilton's Top 5 Eggs Benedict - 5 Tips For Selling Your Home in Winter - 2021 Real Estate Emerging Trends

By: Cheryl Dorricott

January Newsletter: Hamilton's Top 5 Eggs Benedict - 5 Tips For Selling Your Home in Winter - 2021 Real Estate Emerging Trends

Tags: Oakville Real Estate, Hamilton Real Estate, Halton Real estate

Happy New Year! As we start to settle into 2021 and get back into the swing of things, some things never change. I hope you had a great holiday season and have had a good start to the new year. Now that we're under more restrictions, we may not be able to get out and about as usual but we are finding new important ways to stay connected, loved and give back to our community. This month we lo...Read More

December Newsletter: Best Cinnamon Buns in Hamilton - Great Cookie Recipes - For Sale: 46 Acres in Milton

By: Cheryl Dorricott

December Newsletter: Best Cinnamon Buns in Hamilton - Great Cookie Recipes - For Sale: 46 Acres in Milton

Tags: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE, HALTON REAL ESTATE

The holiday season is in full swing as we march on into 2021! I hope you are staying safe, healthy and connected with your loved ones during this magical time of the year. Although the holidays are going to be different than in previous years, there is a lot to see and do, including Winter Wonders at the Royal Botanical Garden, a drive to see some fantastic light displays, a free performance of th...Read More

November Newsletter: Hamilton's Top 5 Fried Chicken Spots - Virtual Santa Claus Parade - Market News

By: Cheryl Dorricott

November Newsletter: Hamilton's Top 5 Fried Chicken Spots - Virtual Santa Claus Parade - Market News

Tags: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE, HALTON REAL ESTATE

It's hard to believe, but the holidays will be here in six weeks! Understandably, many things will be different this year, including Oakville's Santa Claus Parade, which is going to be virtual this year. Hope is nearing with a couple of very promising vaccines which may role out to the general public in early 2021. In the meantime, please help support those local business who are struggli...Read More

October Newsletter: Hamilton's Top 5 Butter Tarts - 16 Fall Road Trips - Market News

By: Cheryl Dorricott

October Newsletter: Hamilton's Top 5 Butter Tarts - 16 Fall Road Trips - Market News

Tags: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE, HALTON REAL ESTATE

Welcome to my October email! Fall is in the air. As we enter one of the most beautiful times of the year, I hope you are staying safe and healthy! Now is a great time to enjoy the beautiful scenery - below you'll find some ideas for day trips to see the leaves and if you're passing through Hamilton, where you can find the city's best Butter Tarts. The real estate market continues to ...Read More

September Newsletter: Hamilton’s Top Five Cookies - Pumpkins After Dark Event In Milton - New Listing

By: Cheryl Dorricott

September Newsletter: Hamilton’s Top Five Cookies - Pumpkins After Dark Event In Milton - New Listing

Tags: Oakville Real Estate, Hamilton Real Estate, Halton Real estate

Welcome to my September email! Fall is in the air! The leaves are starting to turn colours and children are returning to school as safely as possible and we have Thanksgiving and Halloween to look forward to. As we transition to cooler weather, we'll be spending more time indoors. Giving your home an update (like a new bathroom) can be a great way to increase your home's value and create ...Read More

August Newsletter: Incredible Waterfront Homes - Why Renos Go Over Budget - New Listing

By: Cheryl Dorricott

August Newsletter: Incredible Waterfront Homes - Why Renos Go Over Budget - New Listing

Tags: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE, HALTON REAL ESTATE

As we're spending more time at home, it's natural to think of ways we can improve our space. Renovations almost always take longer than expected and go over budget, but it's possible to minimize this. Below you'll find a piece with some tips. You'll also find a great article showcasing some spectacular waterfront homes across Canada. The return to school for many children is i...Read More

July Newsletter: Top 5 Hamilton Patios - Create Hotel Comfort at Home - 2 New Listings

By: Cheryl Dorricott

July Newsletter: Top 5 Hamilton Patios - Create Hotel Comfort at Home - 2 New Listings

Tags: Oakville Real Estate, Hamilton Real Estate, Halton Real estate

With the market hotter than the weather, what does home mean to you? Over these last months you have either discovered you love where you live, you need to do those renovations you have been thinking about, or it's time to find that great space you have been dreaming about. If it's the later, we need to talk! Let me show you where you are positioned in today's market and how we can ma...Read More

June Newsletter: 16 Outdoor Things We Deserve Right Now - Mental Health Resource for Youth - OREA New Guidelines - Drive-In Movie Theatres

By: Cheryl Dorricott

June Newsletter: 16 Outdoor Things We Deserve Right Now - Mental Health Resource for Youth - OREA New Guidelines - Drive-In Movie Theatres

Tags: Oakville Real Estate, Hamilton Real Estate, Halton Real estate

There's no denying that it's been a rough year so far. As much as I'd like to discuss the market (and I will!), it would be irresponsible not to address some of the things happening around the world and certainly, right at home. While it's important to stay aware of current events, an endless stream of bad news can take a toll on our mental health especially for youth. Sotheby'...Read More

May Newsletter: Ontario Parks Reopening - 9 21st Century Farm Designs - Explore Google's Art and Culture - 4 Reasons Why Home Matters

By: Cheryl Dorricott

May Newsletter: Ontario Parks Reopening - 9 21st Century Farm Designs - Explore Google's Art and Culture - 4 Reasons Why Home Matters

Tags: Oakville Real Estate, Hamilton Real Estate, Halton Real estate

Though we are still being asked to restrict movement and stay home, restrictions are slowly beginning to ease. Provincial parks are open (in time for the long weekend) and businesses are now able to offer curbside pick up. We're also seeing a slight increase in the number of properties being listed. People are at home and spending more time on the internet looking at homes (Google cites about...Read More