Proposed Power Plant in Oakville

I have been living and doing business in Oakville/Clarkson for 23 years and am very concerned with the government’s decision to site a 975 MW power plant within 320 meters of a school and local residences.  This should matter to all Ontarians because by moving forward with this plant, the province is setting a terrible … Continue reading

Ask the Agent: For a resale home, does the seller need to pay HST on commissions even if the home was sold before July 1st but closing later, say Aug/Sept?

GST/HST APPLICABLE ON REAL ESTATE SERVICES PROVIDED The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have signed a Comprehensive Integrated Tax Coordination Agreement for the implementation of HST in Ontario. The HST will come into effect in Ontario on July 1, 2010, at a rate of 13%, consisting of a 5% federal part (equivalent … Continue reading

Ask The Agent – Prudential Real Estate- Alexx Coelho, Broker

Alexx is a Licensed Real Estate Broker- Senior Director of the Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board – Fine Homes Specialist Designation from Prudential Real Estate- GreenBroker(tm) designation from the National Association of Green Agents and Brokers (NAGAB) Question: Is there a good season or time of the year to buy a resale home, … Continue reading