The Great Windsor Essex Pumpkin Experience

The Great Windsor Essex Pumpkin Experience

WE Harvest Growing up watching It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown made me feel extremely sad for Charlie, who missed out the whole Halloween experience year after year. Go out and find your own great pumpkin and have a ton of fun doing it! (and you don’t have to miss trick or treating either!) Here…

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Haunted Halloween Happenings in Windsor Essex!

Haunted Halloween Happenings in Windsor Essex!

The winds of change are in the air in Windsor Essex … that eerie feeling of fall-time…   It is the perfect time to get spooked!  Is it madness or fun? Check out some of the area’s attractions and events to find out!   Spine-Chilling Stops this Spooky Season! Windsor Essex is ScaredEvil as the…

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Some Of The Best Local Hot Spots For Kids In Windsor Essex

Some Of The Best Local Hot Spots For Kids In Windsor Essex

Kids Are WE! – Things to do for Kids in Windsor Essex Windsor Essex is a family-oriented community. Essex County towns are labeled among the safest in the country by Statistics Canada.  Naturally then, WE has responded with a growing number of the world’s top activities amongst kids today!  WE really do have it all!…

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Improve Your Home’s Saleability Checklist

Improve Your Home’s Saleability Checklist

If you’re planning on selling your house then it’s important to clean it and make it appear as brand new as possible. You may not have time to do full renovations, but you can at least declutter and make it a more welcoming space for open houses and potential homebuyers. With a bit of effort,…

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Land Transfer Tax Rebates For First Time Home Buyers

Land Transfer Tax Rebates For First Time Home Buyers

There are many different tax credits and tax rebates for Canadians who are purchasing their first home in Canada. The land transfer tax rebate is just one that can benefit you. To qualify for the land transfer tax rebate, you must live in either Ontario, British Columbia, or Prince Edward Island. This rebate is to…

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Change of Address Checklist And Important Local Numbers

Change of Address Checklist And Important Local Numbers

When we are getting ready to move we get overwhelmed and often times forget to call or do certain things to get ready for the big move. Here are some local numbers we put together for the Windsor- Essex area to help your transition of moving. We also included a checklist that can help as well.   Numbers…

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The Importance Of Hiring The Right Home Inspector

The Importance of Hiring The Right Home Inspector

Should I hire a home inspector? What should I be looking for in a good home inspector? Even though you can do your own visual inspection, unless you work in the industry, you’re going to be missing a lot of things that do need to be checked by a professional. It is recommended to find…

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Preparing For An Open House

Preparing For An Open House

At some point, all Homeowners have to prepare for an open house, but most of us do not know where to start! Here are a few tips to help out. If you’ve decided to put your house on the market, your real estate agent may wish to begin with an open house. It can be…

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How to Select the Right Neighbourhood to Live In

How to Select the Right Neighbourhood to Live In

Locating the right neighbourhood is a crucial step to finding the perfect home There are nearly limitless options for buying a new house. Many people may focus on a house with plenty of room or one that doesn’t need many renovations. However, selecting the right neighbourhood to live in is also important. If you’re uncertain, begin with…

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comfort makers windsor essex

Ask The Expert: Comfort Keepers of Windsor Essex County

That’s Why They Call Them Comfort Keepers! In the eyes of a child, parents are invincible, beacons of physical and emotional strength, but as they age, the roles truly do the reverse, and the children become the caretakers. But how do we give the best care to our aging parents when we lead such busy…

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The Future of Real Estate and the Use of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

The Future Of Real Estate And The Use Of Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies

Will blockchain and cryptocurrencies really be used for real estate? Last week the Miami Herald posted an article that the future of cryptocurrency in real estate was already here. It’s difficult to tell just how many transactions have taken place—exchanging real estate for bitcoin or vice versa—until someone brags that they completed a successful real estate deal.…

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It Takes a Community to Fight Crime!

It Takes A Community To Fight Crime!

If you See Something…Say Something! I first met my good friend Julia Kelly-Dion when my father passed away a couple of years ago, working at the funeral home we had chosen. Julia did not hesitate to give of herself, going above and beyond required service, giving myself and my family wonderful encouragement and words of…

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Ask The Expert: Meridian Credit Union – Roundhouse Centre

Left to right – Mark Shimoon, Financial Service Rep / Depika Dhaliwal, Financial Service Rep / Rolonda Taib, Branch Manager / Nina Furtado, Financial Service Advisor / Dilva Soulliere Financial Service Advisor / Gerry Bois, Financial Service & Small Business Advisor   Meridian Credit Union – Banking As It Used to Be The difference between…

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Ask The Expert: The Cabinet Studio

Photo by: Joe Symchyshyn  The Mother-Daughter Green Kitchen Duo that is The Cabinet Studio! The word “green” is used so often today, its message has faded and the importance of its concept seems to have been narrowed to only a political position or choice of lifestyle. Unfortunately, this issue is more than just a choice,…

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Crime Stoppers Windsor & Essex County Team

Crime Stoppers Windsor & Essex County Running Team

Crime Stoppers Windsor & Essex County will be among many groups running at the 40th Annual Detroit Free Press Marathon, this Sunday, October 15th, 7 am sharp!  The Cris Kambouris Real Estate Team is honored to be this year’s Team Sponsor.  “This was a perfect fit for me as I have many connections on both…

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How to Make Your Home the Hottest Buy in the Market!

How to Make Your Home the Hottest Buy in the Market!

How to Make Your Home the Hottest Buy in the Market! A home is only as good as you make it. In this article, we help you make your home a rockstar listing! When you are preparing to sell your home in Windsor – Essex Area, you should start with the exterior of your home.…

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Ask The Expert: Ken Sherman of Sentry Windows & Doors

Ask The Expert: Ken Sherman of Sentry Windows & Doors Sentry Windows & Doors – Nothing less than the very BEST! In a sky full of stars, Ken & Tamar Sherman, the Owners & Operators of Sentry Windows and Doors, illuminate Windsor-Essex!” You need only to look outside your own window to find out why!  It is because all departments…

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yqg talks

YQG is TALKing and I’m listening!

YQG Talks, Cultivating with Passion Did you ever hear a great song, then another, and another and realize that one musician was responsible for all 3 and you instantly had a new favorite band?  We’ve all been there, and that is what I think of when I think of Cierra Bray.  Cierra is a recent…

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada – Windsor Chapter Gutsy Walk! 2017

Windsor-Essex raised over $54,000 for the Crohn’s & Colitis Canada – Windsor Chapter Gutsy Walk 2017! Although rain was expected this past Sunday, June 4, the clouds passed by and it remained sunny for the Crohn’s & Colitis Canada – Windsor Chapter Gutsy Walk!  It was a special day for Team “Kambouris Got Guts” as it was our…

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Harmony In Action Outdoor Accessible Playground In Windsor

A Safe and Fun Outdoor Accessible Playground Area, Coming Soon for Harmony In Action! With so many organizations to support in Windsor-Essex, it makes you wonder how one chooses. I have Director of Fundraising and Marketing, Anita Riccio-Spagnuolo, to thank for opening my eyes to Harmony in Action. I joined the Board of Directors a…

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15 Easy Tips To Spruce Up Your Homes Curb Apeal

15 Easy Tips To Spruce Up Your Homes Curb Appeal

15 Easy Tips To Spruce Up Your Homes Curb Appeal Your home is your castle. You have taken great pride in the design & decor, but when you are preparing to sell your home, you should also consider your home’s curb appeal to be significant as well. A home with great curb appeal will entice potential home buyers. Research…

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