Vaughan Ontario Expo City

Vaughan moves into the 21st century with the arrival of Expo City

Vaughan will soon be home to stylish and spacious suites that will offer picturesque views of the landscape from Vaughan’s tallest tower at 37 story high. Residents will have access to the ultimate in recreation, nightlife, shopping and dining…
York Spadina Subway Extension Vaughan

Update on York-Spadina Subway Line Extension In Vaughan

York Region may need to chip in another $92 million for subway line extension The subway extension of Toronto’s York-Spadina line will eventually see trains serve a Vaughan Metropolitan station at Millway Avenue and Highway 7, but the project…
New Home HST Rebates Ontario Canada

HST Rebate Program For New Home Purchases in Ontario

Did you know that if you purchase a new home in Ontario that you may be entitled to an HST rebate from the government?  Many home buyers do not know this is available as builders may not share this information at the time of purchase. The…
Maple Ontario Santafest Parade 2014

2014 SantaFest Parade in Maple, Ontario

Halloween is just a distant memory and that means Christmas will be knocking on your door before you know it. With the festive season just around the corner we can once again look forward to the 2014 annual SantaFest Christmas Parade in Maple…
Legalizing basement apartments in Vaughan Ontario

Legalizing Basement Apartments in Vaughan: An Update

About a year ago, I blogged about legalizing basement apartments (otherwise known as “secondary suites”) in Vaughan. You can take a look at that past post here. I’ve been following developments on this topic closely and wanted to provide…

House Sells in Vaughan For Over $1M, Beating Neighbourhood Record

How does a house break the $1 million mark in Islington Woods? Location matters, but effective staging and a flexible pricing strategy seal the deal. In July of 2013, sellers from Islington Ave and Rutherford Road approached me with a specific…

Vaughan Welcomes Spring Cleaning Efforts, Community Gardens, and other fun ways to get involved

This winter has been named the second coldest in 25 years. After experiencing tones of snow, frigid temperatures, and even an ice storm, I’d say that Vaughan is ready for spring! Luckily, it sure looks like spring has arrived and that means…

Vaughan’s Elderly Home-Owners Tax Assistance Program

I wanted to draw your attention to the City of Vaughan tax assistance program which expires March 31, 2014. This is a tax initiative aimed at helping elderly home owners who own and occupy their property in the City of Vaughan. Please forward…

What You Need to Know About Construction Along Highway 7 West

If you’re a Vaughan resident or have driven west on Highway 7, you’re sure to have noticed the construction that’s been happening. In this post I’ll go though some updates and news on the project. Overview Over the summer, crews have…
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What You Need to Know About Condo Development in Vaughan

If you've been following my blog, you know that suburban Vaughan is undergoing an urban makeover. As part of Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, you can expect to see new offices, condos restaurants, cafés, hotels, cultural centres and landscaped…