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2017 Chestnut Park Recognition Awards

Posted February 22, 2018

by Claxton Finn & Roxanne Henderson / Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage. Airbnb has revolutionized the way people think about travelling by creating a trusted community marketplace for people to “list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world” – Airbnb. From condos to cottages, and castles to treehouses, the company can connect you…Read More »

Holiday Gift Guide For The Entire Family

Posted December 11, 2017

With Christmas right around the corner we decided to put together a gift guide for all of our wonderful followers. In this three part series we will detail our favourite gift for each member of your family. Check in everyday this week if you are looking for that special gift, for that special someone. Kids…Read More »

When you’re considering bringing a slice of the vacation life into your life permanently with the purchase of a vacation property, you need to make sure it makes financial sense. It’s a tough decision and that’s why so many people debate about whether it is better to buy or rent a vacation home. After the…Read More »

Did you know that if you own property abroad that cost in excess of $100,000 you must declare it on your tax return? This is just one of the tax implications of owning property abroad. According to the experts at Turbo Tax, you must fill out tax Form T1135 each year if you answer “yes”…Read More »

Colour Trends for 2018

Posted November 20, 2017

While the 2018 Pantone colour of the year has yet to be selected, most major paint companies have selected lists of colour palettes that will be popular in the year to come. According to Pantone, the 2018 colour forecast includes metallic moving into neutrals and a move away from pastels and into more intense colours….Read More »

Wreaths & Front Door Design Trends

Posted November 13, 2017

With the first snowfall behind us, now is the time to start thinking about decorating our front door for both the winter and holiday season ahead. It’s best to choose décor that will last through the season. Adding extra items to make your wreath more festive is a great way to do this, as it…Read More »

 Georgina & East/North Shore $1M + List Price since January 1, 2017             Waterfront values in the Georgina area are approx. 43.7% higher than the eastern/north shore based on the year-to-date data published by the Toronto Real Estate Board since January 1, 2017.  This is a higher than average price…Read More »

Beautiful Autumn Landscapes Across Canada

Posted September 21, 2017

Many people believe that Fall is the most beautiful time of the year. In Canada, our vast landscape provides us with some of the most picturesque Autumns of anywhere in the world. Our natural scenery is heightened by the fire-hued shades of the changing greenery from one end of the country to the other. We…Read More »

Give your fireplace a facelift

Posted May 8, 2017

A fireplace is often the focal point of a room. If yours is outdated and tired looking, there are plenty of fireplace facelifts that can be made. The first and easiest is to paint the brick of your fireplace. Be mindful that you’ll need to prepare the brick and grout for painting by thoroughly cleaning…Read More »

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