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Ottawa’s Top Events this Week

Winter may have come roaring back to life just after Daylight Savings but there are still plenty of events going on in our city to enjoy! Sushi Making for Teens - Happening at 4:00 pm at the Alta Vista Public Library branch, this FREE class will teach teens how to make three different types of sushi. Presented by Chef Chris [...]

March 14th, 2018|

February 2018 Market Update

We cannot believe that this weekend marks the beginning of Daylight Savings ALREADY! Spring really is just around the corner. For now, we have an update for you on what happened in the real estate market in February 2018. The average residential sale price was $429,600 continuing the upward trend. This is 2.7% higher than the average sale price for [...]

March 9th, 2018|

Ottawa’s Top Events this Week

Winterlude is officially over but that doesn't mean our City is without great events this week! Check them out below: Writing Killer Web Content - Head down to Impact Hub on Slater Street to learn how to create amazing web content to help your business! Impact Hub puts on so many seminars and lectures and they are fantastic. This one [...]

February 21st, 2018|

January 2018 Market Update

The Ottawa Real Estate board’s recently released statistics show that home buyers are still actively searching for properties and home inventory remains low coming in to 2018.   Sales were up over 7% (year over year) in spite of the low inventory, which is a trend that is continuing from 2017.  January 2018 listings 994 (RES) and 406 (CONDO) compared with the [...]

February 16th, 2018|

2018 Bluesfest Lineup Has Been Released

The lineup for Ottawa's favourite music festival has been released and pre-sale begins tomorrow, Thursday February 15 at 10:00 am. Regular tickets will be available for purchase the next day at 10 am. Running for ten days from July 5 to 15, Bluesfest is such a popular festival throughout Canada and internationally. People wait with bated breath to see who [...]

February 14th, 2018|

Ottawa’s Top Events this Week

The weather mayyyy not be the greatest this week with a load of snow currently coming our way, but it's no excuse to not take in one of the many great events going on in and around Ottawa. Drive safely! Winterlude - I know I'm pointing out the obvious here...but click the link to see the exact Winterlude festivities going [...]

February 7th, 2018|

Residential vs. Condo Stats for January 2018

January saw Ottawa's real estate market split very distinctly between condos and residential resales. While there was a rise in condominium sales, residential sales slipped from last year. However, prices were distinctly different between the two sectors as well. The average price of residential resale home jumped 8.8% since last January to $427,500 and condo prices fell 8.6% to $263,750. [...]

February 6th, 2018|

Winterlude 2018 is Here!

It's that time of year again! January is FINALLY over and February starts with Ottawa's favourite event...Winterlude! This year we celebrate the 40th year that this festival has taken place. There are lots of events going on all over the city for everyone to enjoy. Running from February 2 to February 19 read on for some highlights. Official Sites Jacques [...]

February 1st, 2018|

10 Items to Think About When Considering Adding an Investment Property to Your Portfolio

Are you thinking of adding real estate to your investment portfolio? There are many things to consider when deciding where, what and when to purchase. Here is a list of ten things to consider as you look for the ideal investment purchase. Rent: You absolutely need to know what comparable rental properties in the area are going for. This ensures [...]

January 25th, 2018|

Ottawa’s Top Events this Week

The city may be frozen right now but we are due for some warmer weather this upcoming weekend. Our City has lots going on this week and upcoming weekend so be sure to check out one or two of the events we have posted here. Have a great week! Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro - taking place at Saint Brigid's [...]

January 24th, 2018|