Making roof shingles out of solar material addresses a couple of the major flaws in current solar panel applications (aesthetics and mounting hardware penetrating the roof surface) and also replaced a big-ticket item people have to buy anyway (fibreglass or asphalt shingles). The future is coming. Read more →


This type of technology could be a great help to people with older homes for whom wired systems can be expensive or destructive to install and also could save some cost and complexity from new construction builds by eliminating the need to rough in wiring during construction for alarms and sensors. It's also a novel idea for surveilling properties without physically watching the occupants- so you can monitor security or productivity without actually watching the people conduct their business. To read full article, Click Here Read more →


Canada is known for some of its amazing landscapes and views, these homes for sale embrace that, and add with their breathtaking architecture. Check them out here, all in one list. Read more →


If you are thinking of starting a household DIY project, The Tool Library offers an economical and sustainable solution with a selection of over 1,300 tools available for rent. Started in 2013 by a crowd funding campaign The Tool Library has substantially grown by donations from individuals and companies and a passionate group of volunteers. Click here to learn more about The Library Tool Read more →


The site of the formal coast guard property in Dartmouth has landed a $20 million government investment. The 8.5 acres of land owned by the Waterfront Development Corp. will be known as COVE, Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurs. As the name suggests the facility will be a place for researchers and businesses to come together, the facility is set to open April 2018. Read more →


The 2017 Housing Market Report: Halifax Real Estate Market Expected to Increase! The Halifax residential market has experienced positive growth in 2016 with average residential prices increasing by 4% over 2015. It is expected to continue an upward movement in 2017 thanks to an increase in immigration and the ongoing $26 billion Royal Canadian Navy Shipbuilding contract. View 2017 Housing Market Report Read more →


Halifax has been named one of Canada's best cities for jobs and affordable housing, competing alongside major cities such as Toronto and Vancouver. Atlantic Canada has made its way to the top of the list thanks to shipbuilding activities that has soared the manufacturing sector by 5%, projecting the city to have the third strongest economic growth this year and in 2017. Read more →


What is a PCDS form? Property Condition Disclosure Statement is a form completed by the Property Seller, disclosing all "known" problems or concerns with the property prior to sale. This document is relied upon by the Buyer, to be correct, to the best of the Seller's knowledge so Buyer is aware of potential issues or repairs. The following article demonstrates how important a PCDS can be to Home buyers in Nova Scotia, complete honesty is imperative when completing this document as it has been relied upon to settle many lawsuits from new Home Buyers mislead by false claims.: Seller to... Read more →


There's lots of activities to enjoy this Thanksgiving weekend in Halifax and throughout Nova Scotia. Thanksgiving has always been one of our favourite holiday weekends. Not just because of the beautiful fall colours, Turkey feasts, and a day off from work; but mostly because it's such a diverse and personalized Holiday. Everyone has their own personal and unique Thanksgiving traditions. For many, the traditional turkey feast and time with family is complimented with special family traditions. Its wonderful that we can all be thankful for what we have, who we are and where we live plus enjoy it with the... Read more →


We are excited to share the current issue of REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL magazine where the Cover Story features 2016's TOP REAL ESTATE TEAMs across Canada! THE BAGOGLOO TEAM, RE/MAX nova is Honoured to have been selected to be among the 2016 BEST REAL ESTATE TEAMS in Canada in the current issue of REP (Real Estate Professional). Check out the article for fantastic information on some of the best Real Estate Teams in Canada, who they are and what makes them continually successful in this competitive industry. Read more →


For this weeks #myhalifax Adam was at the Greek Fest! where it was a true celebration of all things Greek! Some fantastic food and entertainment! Next week will be at the ArtBattle! If there is anywhere you think we should make a video? Let us know in the comments below! Thanks for Liking, commenting and Sharing! Music by: Next to You by jimmysquare https://soundcloud.com/jimmysquare Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Audio Library https://youtu.be/gJGoEPryKmI Read more →


This week's My Halifax, Adam takes a tour of Halifax's Seaport Market. Located on the waterfront this a great place to get fresh and healthy produce, baking, crafts etc. and enjoy a day out all in one place. You can also find some amazing food and live music too. To top it all off there is a roof top terrace where you can enjoy a coffee and look out to the Harbour. For more info check out their website: http://www.halifaxfarmersmarket.com Read more →


This week, Adam takes us on a fabulous hike to Duncan's Cove. There is a rich military history surrounding this area, the Chebucto Peninsula, about 20 mins outside of Halifax off Route 349 which became a fo rtified coastal battery. Duncan's Cove was founded in 1752, a small fishing community named after Admiral Adam Duncan who defeated the Dutch at the Battle of Camperdown. The hike along the trail to the ruins, with it's breathtaking views and natural tranquility, is almost surreal. The view of Halifax from the Lighthouse, is one of the best! Read more →


Halifax is home to many famous military sites dating back to the early 1800's as the Halifax Harbour was and continues to be an important naval port of call. Halifax was ideal for a military base, with the vast Halifax Harbour, among the largest natural harbours in the world, which could be well protected with artillery battery at McNab's Island, the Northwest Arm, Point Pleasant, George's Island and York Redoubt. In its early years, Citadel Hill was used as a command and observation post, before changes in artillery that could range out into the harbour. This week Adam takes us... Read more →


Listeria linked illnesses and death have sparked thousands of frozen fruit and vegetable recalls in Canada and several other countries. Among the long list of recalls, authorities now suggest checking foods dating back as far as 2014 for possible contamination. The following is just a sample of some of the items that may be tainted: Wal-Mart Great Value Cut Green Beans Great Value Mixed Vegetables Great Value Peas & Carrots Great Value Whole Kernel Golden Corn Costco Organic Butternut Squash Organic Vegetable Medley For more information and a full list of recalls, click here Read more →


With summer fast approaching and the number of Condo-Living-Haligonians on the rise, there's been a sharp increase in creative approaches to gardening. Check out some of these fantastic ideas for Condo Gardens. Just because you're living "multi-unit" does not mean you have to give up eating fresh and enjoying outdoor life. Urban Gardening Read more →


This week Adam is visiting the The Board Room Game Cafe, it is Nova Scotia's first Cafe of its kind - it has a library of over 500 games, serves food, snacks and is fully licensed! They host a variety of events and activities such as Movie nights and Trivia Nights. It's a fantastic spot for couples (and first dates), alone or with a large group of friends. Definitely a place everyone should check out! Read more →


On this weeks episode, Adam takes a tour of the Discovery Centre, where we meet Sue the T-REX and he also races Usain Bolt and WINS!!(Although, we think he cheated.) If you would like more information about The Discovery Centre and any of their up coming events check out their website. If there is anywhere you think we should make a video - LET US KNOW!! Read more →


More good economic news today for Halifax, NS. Fleetway Inc and Irving have announced a local Halifax company, Bluedrop Training and Simulation, will receive impressive $15M contract under the National Shipbuilding Program, for the design of the training and simulation software for the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) vessels under Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy. To date Nova Scotia companies have been awarded over 405M in contracts to support the strategy and the AOPS combat vessels currently under construction at the Halifax Shipyard. Halifax Company Awarded $15M Contract to Support Shipbuilding Initiative Read more →


This week's episode of MY HALIFAX Adam takes us on a tour of the beautiful Halifax waterfront, taking full advantage of Earth Day and the beautiful weather to show you the sites and attractions of the waterfront. For more information on Earth Day in Canada Read more →