Month: July 2017

There are lots of great events taking place in our city this weekend.

La Machine invades Ottawa this week! Check out the larger-than-life dragon and spider that will roam Ottawa streets this weekend, as well as all the other fun activities on offer. Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from July 28-30, 2017. From Thursday, July 27 to Sunday, July 30, catch …

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40 Summer Home Staging Tips For Sellers

  First impressions have a significant impact on the buyers decision-making process.  Prepare your home for its future occupants.   Use the following tips to stage your home to perfection and get more buyers interested in closing the deal on your home this summer.   Click here to see the tips

Have you had a chance to check out this must-see attraction yet?

  This experience of sound and light is a thrilling thematic journey through Canada’s history. Combining bold digital technology with the architectural splendour of the Parliament Buildings, the show illuminates Canadian stories of nation-building, partnership, discovery, valour, pride and vision for a country. Key figures, events and achievements from Canadian history are brought to life …

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How does the increase in the Bank of Canada Rate affect your loans?

By Solomon Israel, CBC News Posted: Jul 12, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 12, 2017 4:29 PM ET   After seven years of leaving its key interest steady or cutting it to near-historic lows, the Bank of Canada has finally increased its overnight rate by 0.25 percentage points to 0.75 per cent. The overnight rate determines the rate at which banks …

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Ottawa ranked #1 as Canada’s Best Places to Live 2017!

MoneySense by Mark Brown July 4th, 2017 Online only   Where is the best place to live? Many Canadians are convinced they already know the answer: Wherever they are now. But as proud as we are of our hometowns, there are some cities that simply have it all. And for the second consecutive year that place is …

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Ottawa real estate market heats up as Toronto cools down

  CBC News Posted: Jul 06, 2017 4:09 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 07, 2017 11:13 AM ET   While sales plummeted last month in Toronto, Ottawa’s homes sales — and prices — jumped in June, according to figures released Thursday by the Ottawa Real Estate Board.   The number of homes resold increased by 10 per …

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