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

Artists and Businesses to Aid Poole Creek Garden

Artists will perch their easels on the banks of Poole Creek on Thursday, August 16, joining local businesses to save a community Japanese garden from bulldozers. The score of artists from Stittsville, Kanata and Manotick plan to capture their vision of the garden and its Poole Creek surroundings, then sell their paintings to raise funds for its maintenance. The garden, [...]

August 2nd, 2018|

Top Ten Places to Live in Canada

Moneysense Magazine has released their TOP 10 places to live in Canada and Ottawa ranks so well yet again! We know why Ottawa is great: great job opportunites, a low unemployment rate, the youngest demographic in Canada, green spaces, historical places and heritage preservation, great restaurants, amazing places such as the Canal, Major's Hill Park, the Gatineau Hills, wonderful museums [...]

August 1st, 2018|

Happening in Ottawa this Weekend

Festival season continues in Ottawa this weekend with some great options plus more events for the whole family! Ottawa Chamberfest - It is the 25th anniversary of this festival celebrating chamber music. This festival runs from July 26 to August 9 and there are some amazing performers this year. Marc Andre Hamelin, Ariel Quartet and Angela Hewitt to name a [...]

July 27th, 2018|

Sparks Street Revamps for More Pedestrian Traffic

One of Ottawa's most well known pedestrian malls has revamped in the hope of getting more pedestrian traffic. Located right downtown around the corner from Parliament Hill, the Byward Market, Major's Hill Park and the National War Memorial, this street should be a central hub of pedestrian traffic in Ottawa. However, this has slowed in the past decade and the [...]

July 19th, 2018|

June 2018 Market Update

We have your market update from the month of June 2018. While it seems that the market may have slightly cooled off, things are still up from last June 2017 and the market is still going strong. The average residential sale price of a home is up 3.4% from last June at $449,200 while the number of homes sold is [...]

July 9th, 2018|

NOW is the Time to Invest in Ottawa in a Rental Property

Ottawa's latest annual development report is proof of how difficult it is for renters to find a place to lay their head in our City at the moment. The vacancy rate for rentals was 3.0% in 2017 and dropped to 1.7% in 2017. Figures arrived at by CMHC say that the rental supply of apartments and houses increased only 0.9% [...]

July 4th, 2018|

Items for Sale!

We have some sellers that are getting close to moving day who are downsizing and are selling some absolutely beautiful pieces! Please let us know if any of the below are of interest to you and we can put you in touch with the seller of the items. The black dresser and side table are $200 for both.     [...]

July 4th, 2018|

Canada Day in Ottawa

The long weekend is upon us as is Canada Day! What will you be doing to celebrate? If you need some ideas we  have some of the best Canada Day events in the city lined up right here. Visit the links below to learn more! Event Calendar for events across the City in Ottawa - this website provides a list of [...]

June 28th, 2018|

Ottawa’s 2018 Music Festival Lineup

We love living in a city that is as vibrant as Ottawa is during festival season. Ottawa has a great set of festivals lined up every year and the music festivals are some of our favourites. Read on to see who, what, where and when! TD Ottawa Jazz Festival (June 21-July 1, 2018) Each summer, one of Ottawa’s largest music [...]

June 20th, 2018|

Ottawa’s Top Events this Week

After a couple of rainy days it is supposed to be a (mostly) beautiful weekend weather-wise! With it being mid-June, Ottawa is roaring with events to celebrate many things...including what a great city we live in! Glowfair Festival 2018 - Taking place until Sunday, on Bank Street from Slater to James Street will be closed to vehicle traffic and opened [...]

June 15th, 2018|