FEATURE HOMES OF THE WEEK: 5 SPECTACULAR HOMES

By: Loretta Phinney

FEATURE HOMES OF THE WEEK: 5 SPECTACULAR HOMES

Tags: BLOG, WATERFRONT, HOME OF THE WEEK

WATERFRONT PROPERTIES 1606 Watersedge Rd, Mississauga 4 Bed / 7 Bath / $7,588,000   A Bill Hicks custom beauty on the lake in Rattray Marsh Estates with Riparian Rights. Enjoy the salt water pool, lake views and a new cement seawall. Boasting a 2-storey great room overlooking the lake, a gourmet kitchen, main floor office and a master bedroom featuring a den, dressing room with cedar cl...Read More

HOME OWNER RESOURCES: MORTGAGE RELIEF

By: Loretta Phinney

HOME OWNER RESOURCES: MORTGAGE RELIEF

Tags: Mortgage Relief, Resources, Information,

MORTGAGE PAYMENT DEFERRAL MEASURES    Many of Canada’s biggest banks, mortgage insurers and alternative lenders are offering to ease up on customers whose lives have been disrupted by Covid-19. Many have initiated plans to allow borrowers to delay mortgage payments for up to six months. With many Canadians finding themselves out of work due to enforced closures, this comes as we...Read More

PHINNEY FARM FRIENDS

By: Loretta Phinney

PHINNEY FARM FRIENDS

Tags: Loretta Phinney Team, Colouring Book, Kids, March Break

We created a handy Phinney Farm Friends colouring book and we would love for you to share your magnificent creations with us on Instagram so that we can see the results. Just tag us #lorettaphinneyteam and we'll share them too! As always, we are here for you. If you have any concerns or questions regarding the sale of your home in this market, please do not hesitate to call us today!! You can...Read More

HOW YOU CAN ASSIST YOUR COMMUNITY DURING COVID-19

By: Loretta Phinney

HOW YOU CAN ASSIST YOUR COMMUNITY DURING COVID-19

Tags: LORETTAPHINNEYTEAM, COMMUNITY, GIVING BACK

HOW YOU CAN HELP OTHERS IN YOUR COMMUNITY TODAY   COVID-19 is in our communities now, and of course there are plenty of valuable resources you can read, or television reports you can watch to understand how it's affecting all of us.    Everyone should definitely stay informed and practice the social distancing measures recommended, however there are also some actio...Read More

MARCH BREAK: READING RESOURCES

By: Loretta Phinney

MARCH BREAK: READING RESOURCES

Tags: LIBRARIES, MARCH BREAK, FAMILY MATTERS

  The March break and recent Government Coronavirus isolation notices have kept many of us at home. While it is a beneficial action for the safety of us all, it can be a bit of a burden for any trying to find a way to fill the time. Playing board games and card games offer a great way to spend time with family members at home and Netflix, Crave, Amazon’s Prime Video and other similar ...Read More

MARCH BREAK: HELPING PARENTS BOOST SELF ESTEEM IN CHILDREN

By: Loretta Phinney

MARCH BREAK: HELPING PARENTS BOOST SELF ESTEEM IN CHILDREN

Tags: BLOG, MARCH BREAK, FAMILY MATTERS

BOOSTING SELF ESTEEM IN OUR KIDS As we enter this extended March break, it is important that we use the time to better ourselves, and our families. Build a strong foundation for a strong future. As children mature through adolescence and into adulthood, it’s often difficult for them to feel good about themselves.   To boost self esteem in our children, we need to work hard at remind...Read More

Home of the Week: Gorgeous Family Home With Equisite Finishes

By: Loretta Phinney

Home of the Week: Gorgeous Family Home With Equisite Finishes

Tags: Home of the week, 5739 Greensboro Drive

  5739 Greensboro Drive, Mississauga 3+1 Bed / 4 Bath / $1,199,000 Enjoy this gorgeous family home with exquisite designer finishes throughout! Located in the top school districts of John Fraser Public School and St. Aloysius Gonzaga, this lovely home boasts upgrades galore including hardwood flooring, wainscoting, crown mouldings, custom built-in in the living and dining rooms and a 2-way...Read More

Exciting Housing Density Coming to South Mississauga

By: Loretta Phinney Team

Exciting Housing Density Coming to South Mississauga

Tags: Mississauga, Port Credit, Real Estate, Housing, GTA

Lakeview Village is a multibillion-dollar mixed use project planned for east of Port Credit on the former site of the decommissioned coal-fired Lakeview Generating Station.    The new massive development will be built by a team of multiple developers over the next ten to fifteen years. The development will include highrise condos, townhouse buildings, new commercial and retail space, an...Read More

New Design Finalized for Oakville Towne Square

By: Loretta Phinney Team

New Design Finalized for Oakville Towne Square

Tags: Oakville, Lakeshore Road, Downtown

Downtown Oakville is idyllic as it gets. The renovations to Oakville Towne Square will modernize Downtown Oakville while maintaining the quaint village feel of the area.   In June 2018, the town of Oakville consulted with the public to discuss rehabilitation plans and possible designs. The town of Oakville recently announced the winning design for Town Square called “Turning Leaves&rd...Read More

Saving for a downpayment vs. buying now

By: Loretta Phinney Team

Saving for a downpayment vs. buying now

Tags: Homebuyers, Real Estate, Mortgage, Interest Rates

?New home buyers, or parents helping with children's home purchases, might struggle with the tradeoff of whether it is better to wait and save for a larger down payment or buy a home with existing savings and begin saving for retirement.   Both approaches can work. A bigger down payment and smaller mortgage means less debt, but saving and investing earlier results in compound growth. So ...Read More