How to Reduce Exposure to EMFs in Your Home

Electromagnetic frequency (EMF) exposure can affect your health if left unchecked and unaddressed. Here are some solutions to minimize exposure, increase your awareness and create a healthier living space. What are EMFs? EMFs or electromagnetic frequencies are essentially electric and magnetic fields that radiate energy. The sun gives out EMFs as do power lines. Many…
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Kintore Custom Hardwoods

Kintore Custom Hardwoods is a local family run business located just outside of Kintore, Ontario. This new company was started in response to the infestation of the local ash tree population from the Emerald Ash Borer insect. We bumped into Brent Houston, the owner of Kintore Custom Hardwoods last Friday at Pazzo Taverna & Pizzeria…
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2017 Indoor and Outdoor Colour Pallet

Inspired by nature, the Pantone 2017 colour of the year is Greenery. This zesty yellow green shade is reminiscent of the first days of spring. Symbolic of new beginnings, the colour is ushering a new trend in the 2017 indoor and outdoor colour pallet. Greenery is described by Pantone as “nature’s neutral” and that’s significant. We’ve already…
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For the love of: Beautiful closets

Is there anything more beautiful than a perfectly organized closet? Of course there is, yet there is something to be said of a beautiful closet that’s organized and functional, and that’s why I love them so much. While a walk-in closet, or better, a dressing room, is the ideal, even a small closet can be…
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No more natural gas heating?

No more natural gas heating? It seems the Ontario is going spend $7-billion on a sweeping climate change plan! Highlights include: $3.8-billion for new grants, rebates and other subsidies to retrofit buildings, and move them off natural gas and onto geothermal, solar power or other forms of electric heat. Many of these programs will be…
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2015 Chairman’s Award –Thank You To All My Clients!

As seen in the Globe & Mail this Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, I am very proud to announce that I earned the highest award for sales excellence at Chestnut Park Real Estate, Limited for 2015 – The Chairman’s Award! Working with past clients, family and friends and with all of your referrals has been a…
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Were You Reassessed For Property Taxes?

Did MPAC Reassess You? You may be surprised to know the features of your home that affect your MUNICIPAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT VALUE (MPAC). I’m often asked how the municipality derives the definitive value of properties. Large differences can found on a street despite the comparability of the location, lot size and age of the home….
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Chestnut Park Real Estate – A Boutique Brokerage That’s Quietly Making Waves!

Chestnut Park Real Estate – A Boutique Brokerage That’s Quietly Making Waves! Toronto residents are already very familiar with Chestnut Park Real Estate (CP): it has become a household name and earned an enviable reputation for selling high dollar real estate in the upper-tier communities dotting the landscape of Toronto. But further afield CP has, for…
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The Global Change Initiative – May 30th – June 1, 2014

In a week of great news, we’re partnering with the CSLC Global Change Initiative! Endorsed by the UN and supported by the City of Toronto, the CSLC Global Summit will take place May 30 – June 1, 2014. Attend amazing keynotes, including the the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine, take part in innovative workshops and join…
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Highway 404 extension coming along

Since July 2010, residents of York Region looking for a quicker commute north to Georgina have eagerly anticipated the 13-kilometre Hwy. 404 extension. Though this $87.5 million project from Green Lane to Ravenshoe Road was initially supposed to open to traffic by mid-December of 2012, the project is still under construction with recent reports indicating…
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