Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Victoria Day Weekend 2015 Things To Do

Long Weekend Victoria Day

Victoria Day is actually a Canadian statutory holiday celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25 in each province and territory. It honours Queen Victoria's birthday. In Quebec this holiday is generally known as "National Patriotes Day" (Journée nationale des patriotes).

Victoria Day can be commonly referred to as the "May two-four weekend" or the "May long weekend" and it marks our unofficial start of the cottage season in which cases of beer* are consumed by hard working Canadians.



May 16, 2015 (Saturday)

Making of Ceramics

Ceramics are frequently created by using mixtures of clay, earthen elements, powders, and normal water and shaping them into desired forms.  When the ceramic has been shaped, it is fired in a very high temperature oven known as a kiln.  Often, ceramics are covered in decorative, waterproof, paint-like substances identified as glazes.



Be a part of this event

Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: Artist's studio

Be part of Barbara-Joy Peel in her studio for that afternoon and make a slab bowl, a vase and a piece of one's choice.

No experience required.

Youth and Adult Cost: $85.00

Please be certain to register for workshops in advance by calling or dropping in to The Art Hive

http://www.thearthive.com/

Phone: 705-754-0021

Email: thearthive@live.ca

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Choosing a Home with Basement Apartment

Renting out a basement residence, additionally referred to as an accessory apartment or 2nd suite, can be a common approach to cover some of the expenses that come with home ownership.

However it’s very important that you be certain that the apartment is legal.







Most experts suggest doing your homework before deciding upon a real estate professional to work with and, in a case like this, it’s doubly very important.

Meet up with with at the very least a few potential candidates and be certain to ask them about their expertise regarding apartments, basement suites or otherwise.

You’ll need to confirm the legality of the basement apartment before you put an offer on a property.


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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Title Insurance Home

Should I consider title insurance when I invest in a home.

Is it truly necessary?

What does it protect?

Even though title insurance is not a requirement in Ontario, some suggest that every single purchaser consider coverage when they buy a home.




“Title” refers to your legal ownership of the property, as registered in the government’s land registration system. Title insurance covers losses associated to the property’s title or ownership, including:

  • Title complications that prevent you from possessing clear ownership of one's property.
  • Existing liens in opposition to the title, for example if the preceding owner had unpaid property taxes.
  • Challenges related to encroachment on someone else’s property, for example, if a structure had to be removed because it is partially on your neighbour’s property.
  • Mistakes in surveys and public records.
  • Any other title-related factors that could affect your ability to sell, mortgage or lease your home in the future.



Primarily, title insurance provides a wide range of coverage that can offer you major added benefits in the event something goes wrong.

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Consider Title Insurance

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Haliburton Homes

Vacation Home Potential Buyers Get A Lot More Bang for His or Her Buck in Haliburton

You will discover bargains to be had for absolutely everyone shopping for an Ontario lakefront cottage or lakefront vacation home in cottage country.





Consumer’s just ought to look beyond the Muskoka Lakes district and set ones sights on the Haliburton Highlands, according to Rob Serediuk, a licensed real estate sales representative with Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited Brokerage’s Haliburton / Kawartha Lakes office.

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