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Our Hand-Picked Gifts for Mom, By Burlington Moms!

With Mother’s Day fast approaching on May 13th, now is the time to order those one of a kind gifts that show Mom just how much special she is! Let Erin and Julie help you avoid that last minute panic of rushing to find a gift with our gift guide. We’re featuring three Burlington entrepreneurs … Continued

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Will High Rises Ruin Burlington Neighbourhoods?

Things got ugly at a recent city hall meeting while discussing a proposed 23-story high-rise building. Many city residents are fiercely opposed to its construction. Angry residents booed city council and shouted “Shame” like they were in an episode of Game of Thrones. We certainly understand where they’re coming from. Part of what makes Burlington, … Continued

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Burlington Real Estate: To move, or not to move? Our answer to that question.

After a cool winter, can Burlington expect a slow thaw or a flood of new listings on the real estate market this spring? Weather puns are fun, but I’ll stop. I’d hate to make you frosty. I’m sorry. I can do this, like there’s snow tomorrow. Ok maybe I need professional help. Kidding aside, for those of you who pay … Continued

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Why Aldershot is the Best New Place to Raise Your Kids

If you grew up in a neighbourhood that had kids learning to ride bikes and doing cartwheels in the streets, or shooting hoops in each other’s driveways, you’re going to feel at home in Aldershot before you even buy a house here. You will see the mature trees and the friendly people and say to … Continued

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Burlington Real Estate: What the Return to Sanity Means for You

The leaves are falling, but are the real estate prices in Burlington? Lord, I feel sick after that pun. I apologize. Those of you who have been tracking the real estate market for the last few months have seen what’s been called the “return to sanity.” It’s been a departure from the break-neck speed and increases … Continued

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How Moving to Burlington Can Save You Over $16,000 Before You’ve Even Unpacked

We don’t have to tell you that homes in Toronto are more expensive than homes in Burlington. We’ve covered this issue before and you already knew that Toronto’s cost-of-everything is higher. But, here’s something you probably didn’t know: Burlington’s land transfer tax is A LOT lower. It can literally save you thousands of dollars before you’ve even booked … Continued

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Toronto vs Burlington Real Estate: Hot Markets with Entirely Different Product

It’s difficult not to hear about the ever increasing housing prices in the GTA. It’s equally difficult not experience shock at the way outskirt communities like Burlington and Oakville are catching up or surpassing the average house price in The City of Toronto. The numbers, however, are a bit deceiving. You see the average cost … Continued

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Another Reason Families Choose Burlington: Neighbourhood Rinks

You would be amazed how many people choose their house based on things like its proximity to the local rink. People choose their neighbourhood based on the childhood they had, and the childhood they want to give their kids. They remember what it was like to have dad tie their skates. Or to have mom … Continued