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Our Blog 2018-02-08T21:59:50-04:00

TechNATA Career Fair Coming Up!

Coming up on April 2, next Tuesday is the annual TechNATA Career Fair taking place in Kanata North. Companies in Kanata's tech park will be out in full force recruiting the talent that they need to grow. This is the ONE time that ALL of the companies will be recruiting in one spot at Brookstreet Hotel on April 2 from [...]

March 29th, 2019|

Update on Kanata Lakes Golf Course

Kanata North City Councillor Jenna Sudds has provided an update on the potential development of Kanata Lakes Golf & Country Club. News of the potential development of this green space first came about in December 2018 and was met with a lot of opposition by not only residents of Kanata Lakes, but throughout Ottawa, as residents tried to protect the [...]

March 18th, 2019|

The Best Venues for Live Music in Ottawa

There are great live music venues throughout Ottawa and the surrounding areas, including a few favourites in Gatineau, Chelsea and Wakefield Quebec. Stretching from the Ottawa Valley to the suburbs, central Ottawa, downtown, right to Quebec this list provides comprehensive access to where you can see live music at its best in our great city. Click HERE for full access [...]

March 14th, 2019|

The Cost of Selling Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

We came across this story on the Royal Bank of Canada's "Discover" website where they share great tips and tricks for home ownership, real estate market, financial security and more. It's a great spot to get some good information and we love that they shared this story of a woman who decided to try and sell her home on her [...]

February 28th, 2019|

Market Update: Ottawa’s Top Neighbourhoods

As we saw throughout the year in 2018, homes in Ottawa's outlying neighbourhoods were a popular commodity with rising prices to match in these previously thought of "rural" areas. Prices in those areas have gone up as much as 47% in the past 5 years and they continue to rise according to Ottawa Real Estate Board data. However, Ottawa as [...]

February 26th, 2019|

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|