By: Jessie Banwait

The History of Lakeview, Mississauga

Tags: South Mississauga, LAKEVIEW, PORT CREDIT, LORNE PARK, MINEOLA, CLARKSON, HOME PRICES, TORONTO, COMMUTING, GREAT LOCATION, UP AND COMING, GREAT VALUE, JESSIE BANWAIT, UPSIZING, INVESTMENT, LIFESTYLE, CUSTOM HOMES, BUNGALOWS, MID-CENTURY HOMES, INFILL, DEVELOPMENT, LOT SIZE, LUXURY HOMES, SAILING, BIKING, JOGGING, RUNNING, MISSISSAUGA, REAL ESTATE, REALTOR, COMMUNITY MARKET LEADER, CUSTOM HOMES, SELLING YOUR HOME, BUYING A HOME, VACANT LAND, INVESTORS, L5E, L5H, L5J, L5N

    In last video, we discussed the many benefits of moving out of downtown Toronto and into South Mississauga and the neighborhood of Lakeview. The proximity to the core, the price points, and the lifestyle make this a desirable place to live. Now before we dive deep into all this, I feel it's just as important to discuss the rich, diverse history that Lakeview has to offer. Or...Read More

By: Jessie Banwait

The Best Kept Secret, The GTA - South Mississauga & The Community of Lakeview

Tags: South Mississauga, Lakeview, port credit, Lorne park, mineola, Clarkson, Home Prices, Toronto, Commuting, Great Location, Up and Coming, Great Value, Jessie Banwait, Upsizing, Investment, Lifestyle, Custom Homes, Bungalows, Mid-Century Homes, Infill, Development, Lot Size, Luxury Homes, Sailing, Biking, Jogging, running, Mississauga, real estate, realtor, community market leader, custom homes, selling your home, buying a home, vacant land, investors, L5E, L5H, L5j, l5N

  Hi everyone. Jessie Banwait here with the Jessie Banwait team with Re/Max Real Estate Center. Now, today I'm here in Toronto, the Financial District, and I just finished meeting with a client who's looking to upsize to accommodate his growing family needs. Now currently, he lives in a two-bedroom condo in the center of Toronto, which is way too small. Now, his ideal home is a det...Read More

4 TIPS ON STAYING COMMITTED TO YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS/ JANUARY 28, 2016

By: Jessie Banwait

4 TIPS ON STAYING COMMITTED TO YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS/ JANUARY 28, 2016

Tags: New Year, 2016, Goals

  Greetings and Happy New Year, January has come with amazing gas prices, surprisingly good weather, and New Year resolutions! It is easy to get caught up in sweeping resolutions such as, having a healthier lifestyle or staying organized. Making goals that reflect on your past, help in creating realistic goals for your future. It’s been proven that 84% of people lose interest within 2...Read More

HOW TO MAKE ACHIEVABLE GOALS FOR 2015/ JANUARY 18, 2015

By: Jessie Banwait

HOW TO MAKE ACHIEVABLE GOALS FOR 2015/ JANUARY 18, 2015

Tags: Goals, New Year, Resolutions

It’s the beginning of the year, and hopefully you have all made your New Year’s Resolutions.  Without goals we are sailing a ship without a rudder, we may know how to create goals, but how easy is it to achieve them?  Setting goals without a game plan inadvertently sets us up for failure.  So that is why I have come up with some tips and examples that will help get you...Read More

By: Jessie Banwait

AIRPORT TO TORONTO IN 25 MINUTES: COMING IN 2015 / OCTOBER 21, 2014

Tags: Public Transportation, 2015, Cost Efficiency, Union Station, Pearson Airport

The long awaited train that will connect Union station in Toronto to Terminal 1 at Pearson Airport, will be available by the winter of 2015, right before the Pan Am Games happening in Toronto in the summer of 2015. As the map shows, it will stop at Weston Road to connect North Toronto passengers, and Bloor-Dundas station to connect south-west Toronto passengers before reaching Union station. ...Read More

THE BENEFITS OF DUCTLESS AIR CONDITIONERS & HEATERS/ SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

By: Jessie Banwait

THE BENEFITS OF DUCTLESS AIR CONDITIONERS & HEATERS/ SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Tags: Ductless, Cost Efficiency, Air Conditioning, Heating

Lately, I've been reading a lot about ductless air conditioners and heaters, which have been popular overseas for years but are just making their way to North America. I think we’ll be hearing a lot about these appliances over the next little while, and for good reason. So how does a ductless air conditioner/heater (also known as a mini-split system) work? Basically, they move heat fro...Read More

By: Jessie Banwait

WHY YOU SHOULD CHANGE YOUR FURNACE/ SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

Tags: Cost Efficiency, Furnance

I just spent an entire weekend replacing my furnace. No, it wasn't broken—but it was breaking the bank. I had been considering swapping out the mid-efficiency furnace in my house for a high-efficiency version for a while, and I finally decided to do it before the winter hits. Here’s why you should, too. A better efficiency rate What does this mean? Higher-efficiency furnaces tr...Read More

By: Jessie Banwait

HAVE YOU HEARD OF HOUSEIT.COM?/ JULY 30, 2014

Tags: HouseIT, Home Design

      I recently wrote a post on custom-building a home, and the various steps you have to take before you begin the project to ensure that everything goes smoothly throughout the process. A great tool to help you kick-off your project is a website called Houseit.com. I’m certain you've heard of the term “crowdsourcing.” These days, there a hundreds of cr...Read More

SOUTH ETOBICOKE: TORONTO’S NEXT HOT REAL ESTATE AREA?/ JULY 2, 2014

By: Jessie Banwait

SOUTH ETOBICOKE: TORONTO’S NEXT HOT REAL ESTATE AREA?/ JULY 2, 2014

Tags: Community, Etobicoke, Buying a Home

I recently highlighted the Lakeview revitalization project as the new real estate hot spot in Mississauga -- but what about Toronto? As we all keep hearing (just flip to the real estate section of any newspaper these days), the Toronto market is booming. You just have to look up at the sky from any point in the city to see evidence of that fact: the skyline is filled with cranes, new condominiums ...Read More

By: Jessie Banwait

COMPLETE GUIDE TO SCHOOLS IN SOUTH MISSISSAUGA/ JUNE 5, 2014

Tags: Mississauga, Clarkson, Lorne Park, Mineola, Schools

A big part of moving other than finding a great home, is finding great schools for your children. I made this list for a client looking for homes in South Mississauga, specificially in the neighborhoods of Clarkson, Lorne Park, and Mineola. I thought I would share it here, since it may be useful for others looking in this area.  Clarkson White Oak Public School (JK-5): http://schoo...Read More