General

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 >>

Community Events… Featuring the Merry Dairy!

We love our clients, and love meeting new people too! We are planning some really fun community events this spring and summer, and we hope you will join us. We have enlisted the help of the amazing Merry Dairy ice cream truck to bring awesomely delicious frozen treats to some of the neighbourhoods we work… Read More >>

February 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Sales in February were within the five year average for this month but up significantly over January. Not only did we have an extra day, and therefore extra sales, but we always see more listings as we roll towards the spring market. Prices are stable and the condo market continues to suffer overall, but there… Read More >>

Explore Lowertown East!

Lowertown is Ottawa’s oldest neighbourhood – a well-known fact for sure. Its history is at times violent but always interesting. The French and Irish were its predominant early inhabitants, and today diversity prevails. Its early streets were lined with businesses and agricultural fare, taverns and hotels, its inhabitants often poor and transient. Its wood-framed buildings… Read More >>

December 2015 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Ottawa finishes 2015 off with a bang! The month of December saw a record breaking number of sales at 703 units (combined residential and condo)…we’ve not seen these kind of numbers for December since back in 2011. We are still seeing a longer number of days on market, with 109 days as an average for… Read More >>

December 2015 Newsletter

Tis the Season… For Giving!

Turns out the holiday season is when we find people most in need. Royal LePage Team Realty’s fearless leader, Kent Browne, is one of the most generous people we know and our company is helping out several charities this season. Our own team was happy to pack up knapsacks for homeless teens and boxes for local… Read More >>

November 2015 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

News for condo and residential sales was really good in November! Read on!  

Should I Insure My Art?

Do you fancy yourself a bit of an art collector? Maybe you love local galleries and have picked up a piece or two over the years? Perhaps you have inherited art from a family member or friend? It is critical to keep an inventory of your collection, no matter how big or small it is…. Read More >>

2015 National Association of Realtors Conference

Could you guess that 92% of home buyers begin their search online? Probably. But did you know that nearly half of those buyers will then drive or walk by the property before contacting an agent? After that, some are most likely to Google the property for more information. This all happens before us Realtors even… Read More >>

Insights from CMHC

Our team attended this year’s annual CMHC Housing Outlook Conference on November 5th and its three presenters shared lots of valuable information on both current and future housing. We thought we would share just a few of the more insightful tidbits, but the CMHC website is an invaluable resource for further info. Should I move or… Read More >>