Sue Heddle Homes is the Scott McGillivray’s Trusted Agent for Oakville.  Sue is committed to being a reliable resource when it comes to all things real estate.



From knowing how to maximize the space you have to adding value to your home, or making the leap to invest in a vacation property, our team trusts Scott’s advice.


Here Are Our Top 10 Scott McGillivray Blogs:

  1. Designing a Kitchen for Multiple Generations
  1. Back to Basics: Types of Flooring
  1. Real Estate Warning Signs
  1. Downsizing Tips for Empty Nesters
  1. When to Replace Windows and Doors
  1. 8 Easy Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home
  1. How to Impress Home Buyers
  1. Scott’s Five Favourite Ways to Invest in Real Estate
  1. How to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger
  1. Vacation Properties: Pros and Cons


For more great advice, head to Scott’s website or take a look at the Sue Heddle Homes blog library, which includes helpful tips, ideas, and inspiration.


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The last two years have changed the way people view and use their homes. As such, it should come as no surprise that the trends unfolding for 2022 in the landscaping space focus on pampering ourselves at home. The second dominate trend is bolstered by our increasing interest to preserve our planet by making simple changes on our own properties to support the environment.


Regardless of what your own backyard goals are for 2022, it’s fun to learn about the trends that are shaping decisions, and think about possibly incorporating them into your own space. While some are more unique and aesthetic, you may also get ideas on how to add convenience and practicality to your backyard too. 

4 Trends to Consider Adding to Your Backyard Space

From improving the plants and flowers you have in your backyard to incorporating additional living space for your family to enjoy, read more about the trends influencing backyards in 2022.


1. Edible gardens.


With the rising cost of food and a growing...

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The start of every new year typically gets people thinking about goals and plans for the upcoming 12 months. While there are many areas you can focus your efforts, don’t forget that you can apply these same ideas to your home! 


Whether you’ve just moved into a new home in Oakville or have been living in the same place for decades, make this the year you dedicate some time to making your home the best it can be. 

How To Help Your Home This New Year 

When talking about home improvements, most assume it means renovations or perhaps a home décorupgrade. While those may be part of your plans, there are many other ways to improve the safe and functionality of your home without any major overhaul plans. In fact, investing time and effort into the ideas listed below will keep your home in good condition and help you retain your home’s value.


Take a look at a few ways to improve your home in 2022:


1 - Pay attention to your home’s exterior....

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Making the decision to complete home renovations comes with lots of things to consider. As a top Oakville realtor, I’ve seen plenty of beautiful home renovations and some that look like things just didn’t go as planned. Whether you’re thinking of selling your Oakville area home soon or simply want to upgrade the space you have, there are a few things you can do to make sure the renovation process goes as smoothly as possible.


Depending on the type of renovation you’re considering, time of year may play a factor. While most contractors work all year round, it may be easier to do an addition on your home or renovate your kitchen when not dealing with winter weather and freezing temperatures. 

Simplify Home Renovations with These 3 Tips 

There are a lot of things to consider before you begin any home renovation project. It’s important to be prepared, do your research and have realistic expectations on potential costs. 


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Announced in late May, the government of Canada has launched a new program that offers Canadians grants of up to $5,000 for completing energy-saving home upgrades. From upgrading heaters, to installing solar panels or replacing drafty windows and doors, the program aims to help keep our air clean and our environment healthy. 


Worth about $2.6 billion over seven years, the grants will help approximately 700,000 homeowners lower their bills and keep houses warmer during our cold winter months. If you’re interested in accessing these funds and improving the efficiency of your Oakville area home, keep reading for more information on how the program works. 

How Do I Access the Canada Greener Homes Grant? 

For those home owners who are keen to get started right away, here are some details on how to participate in the Greener Homes Grant initiative.

  • Visit the program website to learn more.
  • Register and book your pre-retrofit evaluation with a certified adviser....
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