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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 >>

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 >>

January 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

January stats are out! The cold and unpredictable weather has resulted in a bit of a slow start to the market this year. New property listings for both residential and condos are down over the same time last year, while selling prices are up slightly. There are buyers out and about and waiting for inventory… 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 >>

Making a Move When it isn’t Your First

It was all so simple when you bought your first home. Without a place to sell, financing and timing was all so straightforward. Now it’s your second, third or more move and the housing market has really changed so things can seem so complex. This time around, expert guidance from a realtor and a financing… 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 >>