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Newest Kleinburg Exclusive Listing: 175 Donhill Cres.

by Claire Franceschetti

 

Please enjoy my latest Kleinburg Listing. This beautiful, mature property is only being offered Exclusively. If you would like to see it, please give me a call!

And remember, just like these sellers, if I sell you home, I will move your for Free! Please check out the Move for Free tab for more details.

Enjoy!

Buying an Old Home in Vaughan: Buyer Beware!

by Claire Franceschetti

Who can resist the charm and character of an older home?

 

Before you buy, here are some common issues that may prevent you from securing insurance.
 

 

Wiring:

Knob and tube wiring, may be considered a fire risk. If a home inspector finds this wiring, the insurance company may require updating the electrical system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Galvanized or Lead Pipes:

These older pipes are more susceptible to rust build-up and blockages. Because of the risk of flooding from bursting pipes, you may need to upgrade to modern copper or plastic pipes.
   

Heat source: Details will be required about age, location and condition of oil tanks, often used in older homes for heating
   

Wood Stoves: Often the source of house fires and carbon monoxide poisoning, wood stoves will most likely need to be inspected before an insurance policy will be confirmed.

Painting Canada: Free Open House to Kleinburg Residents

by Claire Franceschetti

It doesn't get any better than this: Free Open House to see Painting Canada at the McMichael Gallery on Tuesday Dec 4, 2012 from 7-9:30 pm.  Painting Canada is a world famous show featuring the works of the Group of Seven. Many of the pieces in this collection have never been on public display, and once the show ends, they will go back into private collections:  

http://mcmichael.com/exhibitions/#paintingcanada

This opportunity has never happened in the Gallery's history! It's time to come and see what's happening at the McMichael. I'll be there, and I hope you will come out too!

Kleinburg Home Invasion is a Shock to Community

by Claire Franceschetti

I can't tell you how many emails and calls I got on Monday about the early morning home invasion on Kleinburg's sleepy Treelawn Blvd. As police released information, it became clear that one of our own community members was violently attacked in his home. While the details remain confidential, this crime as shaken the the neighborhood's feeling of security. A Kleinburg family has lost a sense of safety in their own home.

As I do most Monday mornings, I was enjoying my coffee with some of my local girlfriends, when two York Regional Police Officers strolled into Starbucks. Call it a quiet community, but the cops don't frequent our local coffee shop very often. While they picked up their coffee, they told us that they were helping out in the investigation. 

 

Here are a few things that they mentioned we can do to help keep our community a safe place to live and raise a family:

  • Observe the unusual. If it looks out of place, take notice. Jot down license plates of out of place vehicles and note their comings and goings.
  • If someone looks like they are lingering in a car for an usual length of time, call and report it. The police will often drop by and ask what the "lingerer" is doing around our neighborhood.
  • Get to know your neighbors so that we can keep each other safe.
  • Consider a home alarm system that incorporates video footage.

 

The police have asked for us to review our home camera systems for any exterior footage that might have captured images of the assailants. I hope, more than anything, that they are able to find our neighbors attackers and bring them to justice.

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Claire Franceschetti
Right At Home Realty Inc.
190 Marycroft Ave.
Vaughan ON L4L5Y2
Direct: 416-918-6325
Office: 416-391-3232
Fax: Fax: 416-987-8001