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Popular Spring Paint Colours For 2019

Spring Paint Colours 

This is the time of year when a lot of people are wanting to make a change and refresh their homes. Whether that’s with a fresh coat of paint, some nice new furniture and the list goes on. 

Today we’ll go over some of the popular spring colours for 2019. These are just the top colours that designers have chosen, but you can always be as creative as you like. Because we all have our own style. 

However, when you’re preparing to sell your home, it’s good to stick to some of the colours on this list. Or to make sure your home has very neutral wall colours, making your home fresh and bright. 

Spring Colours For Your Home 

Hazelnut 

A warm and inviting shade for your walls that also goes very well with almost everything. This is  a neutral colour that gives your walls a refresh and a modern feel. 

Lilac Grey 

Such a classic colour and so perfect for spring. The Lilac Grey is a warmer and an alternative to grey. You’re adding a little extra touch and keeping it classic with this gorgeous mix of lilac and grey.

Wooden Shades

Earthly shades are very popular for spring 2019. Mushroom greys and fern inspired colours. These colours are suppose to give your room a naturalist feel. 

Hunter Green 

This colour is intrinsic in nature and brings us back to that naturalist feel. It’s more bold than the other colours, so you want to make sure that you have just the right room that will showcase this colour at it’s best. Hunter green is also timeless and can work seamlessly with right furniture.

Pale Pink 

Pale Pink is compatible with many other colours make it very versatile. Get creative and mix different accent colours with pictures and pillows. Consider shades of grey, they goes nicely with pale pinks along with yellows and white.

Pewter

Another alternative to white walls is pewter. This is a great neutral colour that will brighten up any room. With a mix of grey and beige, it’ll go nicely in almost every room in your home.

Contact Me Today 

Let’s start looking at homes in the neighbourhood you’ve been dreaming of and let’s find your dream home. You can reach me by email at info@loriv.com or directly at 905-330-2002. I’m looking forward to working with you. 

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Burlington Real Estate Market Statistics for April 2019

April 2019 Statistics Provided by RAHB

The April 2019 real estate market performed well when compared to the same month last year. And it’s looking like the spring market is off to a great start. It’s encouraging to see in terms of number of sales and the increase in residential properties. We’ll review two charts and one area map today and give you an overview provided by the REALTORS Association of Hamilton Burlington.

Residential Market Activity for RAHB Areas for April 2019
Residential Market Activity RAHB Areas APRIL 2019
Residential Market Activity RAHB Areas APRIL 2019

The Residential Market Activity chart indicated to us that Burlington saw 343 sales for the month of April 2019. That’s an increase of 39 sales compared to last year at the same time. It’s also clear that the cost of a residential property has increased as well.

This is promising to see as we look forward to seeing how the rest of the season goes and summer. Next let’s take a look at the Average Residential Price by District for April to see each area in Burlington performed in terms of sales and average price.

Average Residential Price by District
Average Residential Price By District
Average Residential Price By District

Burlington has had a strong start to spring and the above map illustrates this. You can see that the areas with the largest number of sales were the neighbourhood of Millcroft and Headon Forest. With a total number of 101 sales for April 2019 and an average residential property selling for $678,538. Other areas to note were 31, 34, 38.

And it’s clear that from the Bay to Highway #5 that Burlington had a great month. Now let’s take a look at the Burlington Residential Table and see a more in-depth look at the numbers for April 2019.

Burlington Residential Table
Burlington Residential Table
Burlington Residential Table

Let’s review the above Burlington Residential Table and learn more about what these numbers mean. The chart indicates to us that Burlington had another great month. There was an increase of 12% in sales activity with 343 sales. And there was a 4% increase in active listings with 536.

The average cost of a home in Burlington was $752,459 which is a 4% increase compared to the same time last year. These numbers are again indicating that Burlington had a stronger April 2019 then in 2018. RAHB stats for the entire market area are also very encouraging.

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RAHB Statistics For April

There were a reported 1,226 sales in the entire RAHB market area for April 2019. With a 6% increase from April last year and an 18.8% increase over March 2019 and a 66.8% increase over February 2019. And we learned that the average cost of a home was reported at $589,324 which was a 3.9% increase from April 2018.

“It’s encouraging to see the overall number of sales increase since last year when the market balanced out from 2016 and 2017. Paired with a consistent increase in new listings month over month, Hamilton, Burlington and the outlying areas provide choice for buyers and a healthy market for seller,” said RAHB President Bob Van de Vrande.

Contact Lori VanDinther

Have you been thinking about selling your home? Contact Lori today and she’ll be happy to discuss the next steps. And if you want to learn more about the Burlington market, Lori will be happy to go over with you.

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Things To Do In Burlington In The Spring

Spring in Burlington 

Burlington in the spring is absolutely beautiful and there are so many places to see and outdoor spaces to enjoy. You might want to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) and explore the various gardens and activity centre. If the weather is right, pack a lunch and go on an adventure at Mount Nemo and take in the view. Or maybe you’ll want to head down to Spencer Smith park and see the cherry blossoms and then walk along the shore of Lake Ontario. And finally, you’ll want stop by Spencers At The Waterfront for lunch. There is so much to see right at our door step.

Royal Botanical Gardens 

Location:

Admission: 

  • Adults – $18
  • Youths/Seniors – $15
  • Child (ages 4-12) – $10 
  • Child (under 4) – FREE 

Hours of operation: 10am – 5pm daily, however this may change depending on the garden. 

Stairs in the Rock Garden
Stairs in the Rock Garden
Spencer Smith Park 

Location: 1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington 

Admission: FREE 

Hours of operation: Open 24/7 

What To Do: 

  • See the cherry blossoms (this is limited to when the trees are in blossom)
  • Walk down the pier and look out to see the Toronto skyline or toward Niagara Falls. 
  • Walk or bike along the promenade 
  • Visit the Naval Memorial 
Brant St. Pier
Brant St. Pier
Mount Nemo 

Location: 5317 Guelph Line, Burlington 

Admission: 

  • Adults (15 -64) – $7
  • Seniors (65 +) – $6
  • Child (5-14) – $5.25 
  • Child (under 4) – FREE 

What To Do: 

  • Hike the trails and take in the spectacular views from the Escarpment
  • Explore the unique cliff-edge eco system (it’s one of very few in the region) 
  • Picnic along the Escarpment
Mount Nemo
Mount Nemo
Spencer’s At The Waterfront

Location: 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington 

Hours of Operation: 

  • Monday – Saturday 
    • Lunch 11:30am – 4pm 
    • Dinner 5pm – 9pm (Monday – Thursday) 
    • Dinner 5pm – 9:30pm (Friday) 
  • Sunday 
    • Brunch 9:30am – 2:30pm 
    • Dinner 5pm – 9pm 

About Spencer’s: 

Located on the shores of Lake Ontario you can enjoy at meal at Spencer’s while taking in the view from the glass-walled dining room. There’s also a heated patio space for an even more unbelievable experience. The menu at Spencer’s is wonderfully prepared by a fantastic chef and staff.

Spencers At The WaterfrontSpencers At The Waterfront
Spencers At The Waterfront
Contact Lori About Moving To Burlington 

Have you been thinking about moving? It’s time to contact me and I can help you find the right neighbourhood and home. There are lots of great neighbourhoods in Burlington with unique and wonderful features. Simply let me know what you’ve been searching for and let’s make it happen.