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Stunning Cobourg Open Concept Bungalow Available For Sale
Cobourg - Spotless! Upgrades galore!  A must-see!  This ' i n c r e d i b l e ' open-concept Cobourg beauty shows beautifully and is now available for sale...

Durham Business Of The Month For April 2014
Oshawa, ON - The Durham Region Business of the Month for April of 2014 is a mobile electronic entertainment business serving the Greater Toronto Area.  'Seductive Sounds', of ...

East Oshawa Home For Sale In Eastdale Community
Oshawa - Prepare to be amazed! This incredibly decorated home is a fully-updated solid-brick bungalow and 7-time 'Communities in Bloom' winner! It also happens to be available for ...

Unique Home For Sale Has Everyone Talking
Durham Region - We at the Durham Home Savvy Team are very proud to introduce this home for sale starting on April 1, 2014.  The property will have interest from people of all ...

School Search And School Rankings For Durham Region
Durham Region - One question that potential home buyers often ask us is: "Where are the closest schools to this property?"  This is a very good question because for many ...

1456 OHara Court Oshawa House For Sale
1456 O'Hara Court - Oshawa, ONNow Available FOR SALE!Official website:  www.1456ohara.comThe Home Savvy Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Energy, real estate brokerage is pr...

Durham Business Of The Month For March 2014
Durham Region, ON - The Durham Region Business of the Month for March of 2014 is a service-based industry serving all across the Greater Toronto Area.  The "Associated Gr...

Durham Business Of The Month For February 2014
Oshawa, ON - For the second consecutive month in 2014, a home-based business has been selected as Durham Region Business of the Month.  'Ashley Aldred Hairstyling' is a s...

2013 Average Real Estate Prices For Durham Region
Durham Region - In 2013, real estate in Durham Region proved to be a good investment with an average price increase of 6.41% across the region.  Oshawa enjoyed the largest gro...

Durham Business Of The Month For January 2014
Oshawa, ON - The first Durham Business of the Month Award for 2014 has been awarded, and for the first time, a home-based business has been selected to be honoured.  'Flowers ...

Durham Real Estate App For IPhone And Android
Durham Region - Technology and real estate work close in hand, especially with recent advances in the smartphone and tablet apps that are available from Apple (iPhones, iPads) and ...

Durham Business Of The Month For December 2013
Whitby, ON - In November, we featured Wilson & Lee music store as the very first Durham Business of the Month here at Durham Home Savvy.  This month we head west to W...

Santa Claus And Christmas Parade Times For Durham
Durham Region - During the Christmas and holiday season, Santa Claus is certainly a very busy man, yet he has committed to a full schedule of Christmas parades by ap...

1st Annual Christmas Santa Claus Parade For Courtice
Courtice, ON - Following in the footsteps of Oshawa, Ajax, Whitby and other Durham region communities, Courtice is hosting their very first Santa Claus parade.Santa Claus' commitme...

Durham Region October 2013 Real Estate Stat
DURHAM REGION – The Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) reported 924 sales in October, up almost 9% from 849 transactions in October of 2012. So far this year there ha...

Durham Business Of The Month For November 2013
Oshawa - In last month's blog, we previewed our newest monthly feature, the Durham Business of the Month (D-BOM).  At the beginning of each month we will feature one of t...

Durham Region Business Of The Month Is Coming Soon
Oshawa - The Durham Home Savvy Team is very excited and proud to introduce a new monthly feature in our blog:  the Durham Business of the Month (D-BOM).  As professi...

Oshawa Rotary Ribfest At Lakeview Park This Weekend
Oshawa - The 12th Annual Rotary Club Ribfest will be held at Lakeview Park on September 6, 7, 8 this summer. Last year, over 80,000 people attended the event which is becoming a po...

Three Bedroom Whitby Townhouse Now Available On MLS
WHITBY - Wow! This Better-Than-New, Freehold Townhome Is Now Available North Whitby.This Beautiful Townhouse Has Recently Been Updated With Gleaming Dark Hardwood Fl...

House Hunters Applaud Fresh New Look Of DurhamHomeSavvy
Durham Region - Thousands of customers of DurhamHomeSavvy.com were introduced to a brand-new, modern interface yesterday as the popular local website released a new look for its me...

House For Sale From Ferris Buellers Day Off
Highland Park, IL - Normally we discuss events, ideas, and issue in Durham Region, but we came across something that might make you stand up and sing, "Danke Schoen".  It's ju...

FREE House Organizing Software For Durham Region Homeowners
Durham Region - At the Home Savvy Team, we are always looking at new ideas and technologies that can benefit homeowners.  Whether you are considering purc...

Multiple Offers Occurring More Often In Durham Region
With the strong Sellers' market that we've encountered lately, homes do not sit on the market for very long. Have you found the perfect home, but there are four, five, maybe even...

What Do You Expect From Your Durham Realtor
So, you’ve decided to buy your dream home, or you’ve out-grown your current home and you’re looking for bigger & better! Whatever your situation is, a Real Estate Sales...

Summer Family Fun In Durham Region
Are you looking for something to do with the kids this summer? There are a lot of options in the Durham Region; but what do you do when it's raining? Or when it's so hot you can ba...

3 Bedroom Home Available Near Oshawa Golf Club
Do you have too much house? Spending more time cleaning 'empty' rooms rather than spending time with friends and family? Here is a cute little gem that you'll love! There is basica...

Searching For A Unique Home In Durham Region
I don't know about you, but I have never been a big fan of the newer development sites. All of the houses tend to look the same or a reverse image of each other. My 'Forever Home' ...

Oshawa Centre Renovation Underway At Old Zellers Location
Oshawa - The massive Oshawa Centre renovation and expansion has begun!Ivanhoé Cambridge, the company spearheading the mall's enhancement, seems to be beginning the major cons...

Oshawa Builds Beer And Grocery Stores Near Costco
Oshawa - City Councillors of Oshawa granted permission for a new Beer Store to be built directly north of the new Costco warehouse, south of Adelaide Avenue and west of Ritson Road...

Brand New Ajax Townhome For Sale Exclusive Listing
This property has just been offered for sale and is an exclusive listing, meaning it is NOT on the MLS® network.  This beautiful "brand new" three bedroom, all-brick tow...

Updated Ajax Starter Home Just Listed on MLS
Ajax - It's difficult to find starter homes in Ajax for under $300,000 these days, but this updated three bedroom home might be what you are looking for. Linked only at the garage...

Home Buyers Seminar and Workshop for Durham Region
Oshawa - Buying a home is one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime yet the home-buying process is often complicated, detailed and frustrating.  We be...

Hottest Bowmanville Real Estate Listing on MLS Available
HOME FOR SALE: 57 McFeeters Cres., Bowmanville (Clarington), Durham Region, ON L1C4Y5 MLS:  e2579530 Listed on March 13, 2013, this is one gorgeous family home!  Lo...

Home Savvy presents 105 Poolton Cresent in Courtice
Courtice (Clarington) - 105 Poolton Cres., Courtice, ON - L1E2H6 This is a beautiful family home for sale in a fantastic Courtice location. Your family will love this larg...

Oshawa Centre Shopping Mall announces new construction project
Oshawa - The Oshawa Centre, Durham region's largest shopping mall, is receiving a major redevelopment and expansion project as announced today by owners, Ivanhoé Cambridge. ...

2012 Real Estate Prices and Statistics for Durham
Durham Region - In 2012, real estate in Durham Region proved to be a good investment with an average price increase of 7.37% across the region.  Whitby (including Brooklin) en...

Oshawa Little Theatre presents Fiddler on the Roof
Oshawa -  Durham Region is very rich in social activities - parks, shopping, sporting arenas and yes, live theatre!  If you have ever attended the theatre before, you'd l...

Toronto Dominion Bank Opening New Branch in Brooklin
Brooklin, ON - The Toronto-Dominion Bank, commonly known as TD, will hold the Grand Opening of its newest branch, in Brooklin, Ontario, on December 15th, 2012.   TD, the 2nd ...

Free Mortgage Calculators for Durham Region Home Buyers
As a professional real estate agent, one of the most popular questions I am often asked is, What is the best tip I can offer a potential home buyer?, and without a doubt the answer...

Durham Region Home Buyers Shouldnt Wait Until Spring
Each fall and winter in Durham Region, many of my home buyer clients indicate to me that they wish to wait until the spring or summer to look for their next home.  Although th...

Durham Region Health Department FREE Flu Vaccine Clinics
Durham Region Health Department will be offering FREE Influenza vaccine (Flu Shot) clinics throughout Durham Region for anyone aged 6 months and older. No health card required! To...

Scary Halloween Events in Durham Region for Kids
There are just too many events going on in our area to list them all. Here's hoping that some of these listed below will be fun for your entire family.   UXBRIDGE: All abo...

Bob Geldof Concert at Regent Theater in Oshawa
Oshawa - Legendary former lead singer of the Boomtown Rats, Bob Geldof, will playing a one-night-only concert in Oshawa's Regent Theater on Saturday, October 13th. Sir Bob Geldof,...

Victorias Secret and Sephora Opening at Oshawa Centre
Oshawa - The secret is out!  Victoria's Secret and Sephora are opening stores at the Oshawa Centre soon!  If you have walked the mall between Sears and Old Navy recently,...

Durham Regions Annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer
Mark your calendars this weekend for the annual 10 km run/walk for Cancer. Terry was promised that if his dream ended, that the run would continue. His dream lives, every year mill...

September Back To School Time For Our Kids
It's that time of year again, most kids dread it and most parents love it! Please use this back-to-school checklist to make sure you're ready when the big day arrives. After all, ...

Motor City Car Club hosts Autofest Oshawa
Oshawa - Autofest Oshawa will be held at Lakeview Park on August 24, 25, and 26, 2012 for its 19th Annual Event.  Hosted by the Motor City Car Club (established 1959), automob...

Oshawa Ribfest at Lakeview Park: September 7,8,9
Oshawa - The 11th Annual Rotary Club Ribfest will be held, as usual, at Lakeview Park on September 7, 8, 9 this summer. Last season, over 80000 people attended the event which is b...

FREE Downtown Brooklin Grass Park Annual Harvest Festival
For over 13 years, Grass Park, in Downtown Brooklin, has been the home of Group 74's Annual Harvest Festival jointly coordinated with the Town of Whitby. This free event, on Saturd...

The Orono Fair 160 Years of Rural Traditions
Where: Orono Fairgrounds, 2 Princess St., Orono When: Sept 6-9, 2012 It's that time of year again, time to schedule a visit to the Orono Fair! The Orono Fair is one of the oldes...

Harbour Days at Whitby Marina and Yacht Club
          When: Sat August 4, 2012 Where:  Port Whitby Marina, 301 Watson Street Time: Noon to Dusk Whitby Harbour Day is a su...

Walmart, not Target coming to Oshawa Kingsway Village
Oshawa - Most Canadians are aware that retail-chain Zellers will be seizing business in the near future.  In fact, some stores across Canada are already closed, including Osha...

Oshawa Welcomes Shrine Circus on July 17, 2012
Oshawa - The clowns! The high-wire!  Death-defying acts!  The Shrine Circus is coming to Oshawa, Ontario on Tuesday July 17, 2012 with two performances. The Shrine Circu...

Whitby July Music in the Park
The Town Of  Whitby, has many dates set for music in Grass Park and Centennial Park. Gather up your family and some lawn chairs and enjoy. This is a FREE event. For any questi...

Canada Day Celebrations Around Durham Region
Happy Birthday CANADA - 145 Years Old! Durham Regon has all sorts of Canada Day Celebrations going on, Pick the town in which you live, or visit another one, just be sure to parti...

Whitby Rotary Outdoor Gym Grand Opening
This coming weekend on Sat June 23rd, 2012, the Rotary Outdoor gym will have its grand opening, from 9-11 a.m. at Whitby's Heydenshore Park by the lake. (at the end of the boardwal...

Fiesta Week OSHAWA ON
From June 18 to June 23, 2012 Fiesta week is on. Presented by the Oshawa Folk Arts Council. Come out and experience a taste of multiculturalism without leaving Oshawa. A week long ...

Highway 407 East Expansion Project in Durham Region
Durham Region - Although total completion of the new extension of Highway 407 East is not due to open until 2020, the Province of Ontario has recently named the 407 East Devel...

John Mellencamp Concert July 15 at Oshawa GM-Centre
Oshawa - John Mellencamp is making a concert-stop in Oshawa this summer during his cross-Canada tour which begins in Penticton, British Colombia this June.   The famed singer...

Have a Successful Yard Sale in Durham Region
Durham Region - It's been 20+ degrees in the past couple of days, time to start your spring cleaning.  Odds are you going to have some stuff you can't just toss aside but it m...

Dog park Information in Durham Region
Durham Region - A current trend in local communities in past years have been to create dog-friendly (and people-friendly), off-leash parks.   Durham Region has no fewer than ...

Costco Oshawa to be Opened in October
Oshawa - The largest warehouse club in North America, Costco, will open its doors to their card-carrying members later this year, likely in October, 2012. The 27 acre location, at...

Current Population Trends of Durham Region
Each city, township and municipality (except Brock) in Durham Region experienced a growth in population according to the results of the 2011 Canadian Census. From the years 2006 t...

Public Libraries of Durham Region including Oshawa
Your local library might not look the same as it did when you were growing up, but today's modern library can be a fantastic resource for enlightening one's mind. In this, the Goo...

New Ajax School Named for da Vinci
Ajax - At the corner of Salem Road and Williamson Drive, construction for a new public school is underway and the school will be named after Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissa...

Durham Region Gas Prices vs The World
The price we pay at the pumps has been an ongoing issue over the last few years, especially as prices continue to climb.  Durham region is not immune to these recent increases...

Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Oshawa
Oshawa - With their record of 22,500 wins and 345 losses, Durham Region welcomes the world's most popular basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters to the General Motors Centre thi...

Oshawa Generals even the series against Niagara
In Game One, the Oshawa Generals were down 5-0 after the first period, and hockey experts predicted a quick exit from the OHL playoffs this 2011-2012 season.  However... Last...

City Council contact information for Durham Region
Here is the current list of names, titles, and contact information for your elected City or Town Councillors for Durham region:   Oshawa: John G. Henry - Mayor - 905-436-56...

Oshawa Generals storm back in victory
Entering the third period leading 3-1, the Oshawa Generals looked poised to make the first round of the OHL playoffs a true series afterall.  However, with three goals by the ...

Freshco grocery store opens in Bowmanville
Freshco opened its latest grocery store this past Friday in Bowmanville, the 67th franchise in Ontario. The grocery chain (formerly known as Price Chopper, in Ontario) opened the ...

Oshawa Generals lose at home to Niagara
The Niagara Ice Dogs have taken a 2-0 lead in the first round of the OHL Playoffs against the hometown Oshawa Generals.  The score was 6-1.   The Generals will be hoping...

Home Buyers in Durham Region are Savvy
In the upcoming weeks, home buyers will welcome the area's greatest home-search tool:  www.DurhamHomeSavvy.com As the co-founder, I am very proud to announce this home-search...


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  1. Julia Russell

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    Sep.18.2014

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