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Our Blog 2018-02-08T21:59:50-05:00

Bells Corners Set for Building Boom

As the Department of National Defence fills its new campus, the effects can be seen throughout real estate in the west end, in both the commercial and residential sectors. The next neighbourhood set for a building boom is Bells Corners. Once a bustling neighbourhood due to the prominence and success of Nortel in the late 90s and early 2000s, Bells [...]

February 21st, 2019|

Update on a Public High School for Stittsville

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) has given councillor Glen Gower, of Stittsville ward, to give an update on the progress of a public high school for Stittsville. This has been a subject of much discussion for decades in Stittsville now and it seems as though we are finally getting some solid answers and deadlines. OCDSB has acquired the [...]

February 14th, 2019|

Weekly O-Train Update

Ottawa's Light Rail project is finally nearing completion and the city is getting ready to launch it for public use...including with a new light rail trip planner app that is currently being tested amongst certain individuals for their feedback. Here is your update on the construction and the completion courtesy of the City of Ottawa. Do you have questions about [...]

February 8th, 2019|

Smart Homes: How They Affect a Real Estate Transaction

Alexa....Google Home...Nest....smart light bulbs...smart outlets....smart home alarm systems....the list goes on. This is all part of our everyday jargon now. Not all but a lot of homes offer a number if not all of these options and systems. While some go with sellers when they pack up the rest of their items to move, others will stay such as alarm [...]

February 5th, 2019|

Ottawa Tops Canada’s Housing Market for Housing Price Hikes

Over the past couple of years, Ottawa has seen major hikes in its housing prices. In fact, the average price of a house in Ottawa has gone up approximately 15% in the past two years. Ottawa has the highest, fastest price hike out of all of Canada's six major cities according to an article in the Ottawa Citizen today. The [...]

February 4th, 2019|

Ottawa’s Winterlude 2019

It's that time of year again....Winterlude in Ottawa! I think everyone in Ottawa is so proud to have this famous festival be synonymous with our City. I know that it is a time of year when I love to have guests because there is always something to do or see for everyone of all ages. It is also a way [...]

February 1st, 2019|

Weekly O-Train Update

The update for this week is that the "finishing works" of all O-Train lines continue as the project nears closer to completion. Testing and commissioning is ongoing; both single and coupled trains continue to be tested end-to-end on the alignment. Station systems testing is ongoing at all 13 stations. Software testing for entire system is ongoing while training of Electric Rail [...]

February 1st, 2019|

Our Evening with Orto Trattoria

We held our first Tasting Ottawa event last night at Orto Trattoria in The Glebe. Inspired by the flavours of the south of Italy, Chef Razmon Poisson and Sous Chef/Pastry Chef Marie Ford create delicious, creative flavours. What's more? They are so, so passionate about what they do and that makes all the difference both in the food and the [...]

January 31st, 2019|

Where We Work

A common question that we receive is "where do we work", "what areas of Ottawa do we specialize in", "where do we do most of our business". It is, of course, a valid question. Potential clients want to make sure that we know the areas that they live in or the areas that they want to live in. The short [...]

January 30th, 2019|

RSVP NOW: Tasting Ottawa with Orto Trattoria

We have booked our first Tasting Ottawa event of 2019 and we couldn't be more excited. Carole has dined here before and absolutely loved it. We've arranged a private event with our group...more details to come. "O'rto" means "kitchen garden" so you can just imagine the food...local, seasonal, beautiful...delicious. The event details are below: When: Wednesday January 30, 2019 at [...]

January 10th, 2019|