Dean Bergstrom's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Bergstrom Realty Inc., Brokerage
Remaining objective can be a difficult task when viewing an open house. It is easy to fall in love with a home's appearance, blind to problems that may make it unsuitable. While aesthetics can be an important consideration, it is necessary to look beyond window-dressing. A qualified home inspecto...
Once you have purchased your home you still have some costs to consider, they are as follow; Land Transfer Tax 0.5% of the value of consideration for the transfer up to and including $55,000, 1% of the value of the consideration which exceeds $55,000 up to and including $250,000, and 1.5% of the ...
The town of Milton Ontario is growing. The Ontario Hydro building that was located at the corner of Main and Thompson no longer exists. This is going to be the new home of a 16 million dollar Arts and Entertainment Center. The center is going to include a 30,000 sq ft library and a 24,000 sq ft v...
The quality of your well water can change over time, it's recommended that you check the quality at least 3 times a year, of course if the water is suspect, test it. In the Halton Region this is a free test performed by the health department. To find the location to pick up the testing kit follow...
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has reported that the housing starts fell in the GTA by 2,514. Most of this is attributed to fewer apartments being built. This drop follows a three month period of increases. Singles, row housing and semi`s rose and there was an increased demand for lo...
I had the pleasure of Living in the Davisville area of Toronto for a year. If you work downtown and don't want or need a car you need to live close to the subway. The subway is an excellent way to get back and forth and has lines that run north/south and east/west. I took the subway to work every...
I lived in Mississauga for 7 years and found there is lots do to. Their are parks and trails tucked away throughout the city. Mississauga is home to the Square One mall which is billed as the largest indoor mall in Ontario. Just north of the mall is the area called the Heart Land. This is compris...
Milton is one of the fastest growing communities in the region. There are lots of things planned and if they are executed the town is going to continue to grow. The official plan includes the building of a campus for the University of St. Laurent to the west of Tremain and south of Derry. The exp...
Burlington has grown some since I left there a number of years ago, it has expanded significantly towards Milton and Oakville. The older neighbourhoods all look the same and the newer are typical of building trends through the years. Burlington is a great city to live an raise your childer. I sti...
The following data was extracted from the Oakville/Milton Real Estate Board. Disclaimer: The information provided herein is deemed accurate but not guaranteed. Source: Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board Oakville Sold in November (Detached - 163, Freehold Semi/Townhouse - 46, Condo Ap...

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