Archives for Ottawa

5 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

There is a generational dread that millennials are doomed to never own homes but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Mark Mackay and his girlfriend Kristin Renaud are young buyers who were able to purchase their own home 15 mins away from downtown Ottawa. Keep reading to learn more. Start Right Here
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New Builds in Findlay Creek

Let us help you get one of the contemporary new builds in Findlay Creek! If you have been thinking about making a move to the south of Ottawa then now might be your chance. The basic layout for the Lilythorne community consists of 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2,465 square feet. Learn More
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Homeownership

Did you know that as your home increases in value the more equity you end up getting? This is one of the many perks of becoming a homeowner, and investing in a property and building your credit are another. Review the advantages of homeownership now. Learn More
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What to Expect From A Home Inspector

Mike Holmes discusses home inspection and what buyers should and shouldn’t expect from the visit. It’s important to reduce risk but you should know that inspectors are not always obligated to check every little thing. Here are a few reasons why you should limit your expectations. Learn More
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Modernizing Laws for Real Estate

The Ontario government is trying to allow bid war disclosures in the future. This means you won’t have to blindly offer more money on a house, hoping to beat your competitors. Transparency might help make the process a little bit easier. Learn More
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3 Delicious Holidays Treats for Your Loved Ones

  Get creative and thoughtful in the kitchen this year! Provide your loved ones with the gift of home-made yumminess. Make any of these three delicious holiday treats, and they’ll be sure to be a big hit! Click here for the recipes.  
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This Winter: Stay on top of Your Roof’s Condition

  Looking out on your neighbourhood, with fresh snow falling and seeing snow-covered roof-tops is pretty standard in Ottawa. But, did you know that snow-covered roof-tops are a good thing? If you notice that there are bare spots on your roof after a big snowfall, it may be indicating there’s a larger issue with your roof or the insulation in your attic.   See how to care for your roof in the winter and prevent costly problems here.  
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12 Winter Curb Appeal Tips

  First impressions matter, especially when trying to sell your home. Winter can seem like a difficult time to try and create your home’s curb appeal. But, there’s hope to be had! There are several ways you can foster a great first impression for your home with potential buyers in the winter season. For example, you can get creative and give your mailbox (or even walkway lights) a makeover, decorating your front and backyard with beautiful ice luminaries, or fashion your own gorgeous topiaries. Click here for your Winter Curb Appeal tips!  
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Halloween in Ottawa

  It’s already the end of October! And you know what that means, it’s time to celebrate Halloween with all of the ghouls, goblins and ghosts. If you’re looking for spooky events this weekend check out the Barnyard Halloween at the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum, the Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa, or the Incident at the Bunker: A Zombie Adventure at the Diefenbunker Museum. Click here for a full list of haunted events!  
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Ottawa: Things To Do October 12th – 14th

  Looking for great events and activities that the whole family can enjoy? This weekend enjoy spook-tacular events like Aces of Terror at the Cannamore Orchard or Haunting Season & Fright Fest over at Saunders Farm. If you’re not in the Halloween spirit yet, try out TimeLess or Nature Days at Philippe Lake! Click here for a full list of events and activities.  
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