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Holiday Season Winter and Fire Safety

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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Written By Pillar to Posts'  Sandro Testa - Home Inspectors   Holiday & Winter Fire Safety Residential fires take their toll every day, every year, in lost lives, injuries, and destroyed property. According to the National Fire Protection Association, a home structure fire was reported every 86 seconds in the U.S. in 2014. The fact is that many conditions that cause house fires can be avoided  or prevented by homeowners. Taking the time for some simple... [read more]

GTA REALTORS® RELEASE MONTHLY RESALE HOUSING FIGURES

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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NEWS RELEASE   More Sharing ServicesShare this article   GTA REALTORS® RELEASE MONTHLY RESALE HOUSING FIGURES   TORONTO, November 5, 2015 -- Toronto Real Estate Board President Mark McLean announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,804 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in October 2015.  This is the best result on record for the month of October. “It is clear that many GTA... [read more]

Where to Buy Vinyl Records In Mississauga

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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Are you newly into vinyl? Has the old-school look and feel of a round, full LP seduced you? Did you stumble across a super cool, colourful Crosley Cruiser at Sonic Boom and realize that hot pink suitcase-style turntable had to be yours?  Note: The Cruiser, though stylish and serviceable (I have one, as seen in the photo below), is a more affordable starter table and you might have to weigh the tone arm down with a coin to avoid skipping and... [read more]

Top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in Mississauga

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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Ah, the fine dining experience. It's not too often you get to go out and treat yourself to a decadent and gourmet meal, so when you do get the chance to do it up, you've got to do it right. The next time you want to show your wife or girlfriend a nice night out -- or just celebrate a birthday, holiday or work event with family and friends -- take a look at this list and see what Mississauga has to offer on the fine dining front. Here are the top 5 fine dining... [read more]

Top 5 Date Ideas on a Budget in Mississauga

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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If you’ve been in a relationship for a while, dinner and movies become stock date night ideas.  Although delicious and entertaining, they do not have the ring of an exciting new adventure to conquer together. After countless trips to the restaurant and Cineplex, my boyfriend and I set out to find new and exciting activities to fill our date nights without leaving Mississauga.  If you’re looking to try something new for your next date, look no further. ... [read more]

24 Sussex should be torn down

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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'We could do something exceptional and show the world we have self-esteem'   An internationally-acclaimed Nova Scotia architect, whose designs can be found around the world, is weighing in on what to do with the prime minister's residence. Brian MacKay-Lyons said 24 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa, built in the 1860s, should be torn down.  "I think the site is fantastic on the Ottawa River. It's on the ceremonial route but it's not... [read more]

TOP 5 Lunch Spots in Mississauga

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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If you’re at work and forgot your lunch this list might be your best friend. Over the years we have been doing a lot of lunches all over Mississauga. There is no shortage of good and unique lunch spots in Mississauga. We have rounded out the best lunch spots that you will find everything from a fresh veal to pulled pork to chicken wraps to souvlaki and roti that will satisfy your stomach. 5 - Holy... [read more]

5 Things ONLY Mississauga People Know

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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As much as our friends from the 6ix seem to think we are all a bunch of white washed suburbanites, we are a unique group. With a population that represents almost every nation from around the globe, there are many things that only a person from THE ROW would know.  As such, here are the following things exclusive to people from our side of the tracks.  5) You know Who Sam McDadi is: I don't think there is anyone in Mississauga (or Brampton now,... [read more]

Fred’s Bar and Grill Gets a Facelift

Monday Oct 02nd, 2017

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One of the best kept secrets in Mississauga has been renovated and expanded. Fred's Bar & Grill has taken over the China City that was next door and added a brand new section. The reno, which was a huge undertaking that required the gutting of the entire space, has made the resto much more open and inviting. The new digs offer 26 TVs and two 80" babies on the wall, so there is not a bad vantage point anywhere in the restaurant. They even have a Toronto Maple... [read more]

Foreclosure v.s. Power of Sale

Tuesday Dec 27th, 2016

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In the unfortunate circumstance that a homeowner is past-due on their monthly mortgage payments, they pave the way for a “foreclosure” on their property. In today’s market, banks and other lenders do not turn to foreclosure to take away the homes of homeowners who are in arrears. Instead, they perform a "Power of Sale" which is wholly different from a Foreclosure. What is a Foreclosure? Foreclosures are laborious, grueling, and costly to both the... [read more]

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