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Thinking Pool?

Pools are a tricky thing. With the summers getting hotter, having one is appealing. They can affect the investment you have made in your home so here are a few things to consider. The cost of the pool itself is just part of the overall investment. With the required fencing, landscaping and perhaps a shed,… Read More >>

A MAIN Event!

Aside from being just a perfect place to live, Old Ottawa East has an outstanding and active community association. Residents here enjoy summers chalk full of events, including The Main Event which happens every year around this time. This year, the 16th was a magic day full of fun!  We are so privileged to work… Read More >>

One of Ottawa’s community gems – General Burns Park

Located in the Parkwood Hills community, which is bordered by Fisher and Merivale, Meadowlands to Colonnade, this park is one of Ottawa’s hidden gems. It offers so much more than a play structure. From an outdoor pool, tennis club, baseball and hockey to the community centre itself, this special place is surrounded by a close-knit, vital… Read More >>

May 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

May was a strong month for the Ottawa housing market, as you may have noticed from the “sold” signs around. On our own team, we are happy to report that the condo market is also starting to move.   

April 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

After what seemed like a very long winter we are back on track! April was a busy month for our market with the number of sales up significantly over where we’ve been. Prices are holding steady. We are on pace for a busy season so call us today for a market evaluation or to buy!… Read More >>

March 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Better late than never! The Ottawa Real Estate Board just released the March market stats and the reflected a consistent number of sales with last year. But since then, we are experiencing a real surge in the pace of sales and experiencing a buyer confidence we haven’t seen in some time. Here is the complete… Read More >>

Hintonburg ArtsPark – May 28, 2016

Head out Saturday, May 28, 2016 to Parkdale Market Park in the heart of Hintonburg for ArtsPark. Gather together with family, friends and neighbours for a celebration of local art! Shop a wide selection of local crafts and get a first-hand sneak peak of some of Hintonburg’s own artists. Enjoy the sweet tastes and sounds of local… Read More >>

This is Carleton Heights…. Have You Met?

With so many great neighbourhoods in Ottawa, this centrally-located gem can sometimes be overlooked. But with so many great things going for it, we think it’s worth getting to know! It is a community in the truest sense of the word. Schools are typically walking distance away, parks are abundant, and quiet streets can teem… Read More >>

DIY Workshop – April 13, 2016

  Learn how to Do It Yourself! Join us for a FREE* evening with The House Guru for a hands-on demonstration of wall repair and caulking – two commonly needed home repairs that can be hard to get right. Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm Location: Parkdale Food Centre 30 Rosemount Ave… Read More >>

Most Inspired Backyards

Maybe you have acres of space, or maybe you have a postage stamp-size yard to work with. Never fear. There is inspiration out there for every person, place and space!              

Canadian Tulip Festival – May 12-23, 2016

Since 1953, the Canadian Tulip Festival has been celebrating the legacy of the tulip, Ottawa’s flower, which symbolizes the strong bonds of friendship between Canada and the Netherlands.   Head down to the new indoor Aberdeen Tulip Pavilion at Lansdowne Park and the traditional outdoor location at Commissioners Park for events, arts, and live performances, as well as… Read More >>

Easter in Ottawa – March 25-28, 2016

There is no shortage of activities for families this coming Easter weekend… Read on! Easter at the Farm Canada Agriculture & Food Museum / Experimental Farm March 25 – March 28 / 9:30am – 4:00pm Come celebrate spring’s arrival at the Museum this Easter weekend! After a long winter, the barns have come alive with the arrival… Read More >>