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Personalizing Your New Home

You have the keys to your new home, boxes are stacked up at your old one and you have already been thinking about ways to personalize your new space – maybe for months while you waited for closing. Now that it is here, where to start? Paint is always an easy first step and sometimes… Read More >>

Party Pics

What better time for a skating party than a week before Christmas?! Our team was so happy to welcome clients who braved the snow to join us on Saturday December 17th – even with the auspicious start featuring a fire alarm and fire fighters! The ice was smooth, the popcorn fresh and everyone left with… Read More >>

A Well-Kept Neighbourhood Secret

On the east side of Woodroffe Avenue, between Richmond and the Ottawa River is a hidden gem of a neighbourhood where residents are happy to keep it that way! Claimed by Westboro Village as falling within its boundaries, this area offers a special combination of tranquility and urbanity, space and proximity to amenities, good schools,… Read More >>

Major Changes for Canada’s Housing Markets

Thanks to Sheri Creese of Mortgage Brokers Ottawa for providing the following update. 

Old Ottawa East Thanksgiving Festival – October 8

Saturday, October 8 (rain date October 10) 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent The CAG presents another great event! Come celebrate with your friends and family. Pumpkin painting, apple bobbing, face painting and more! Pick up your Hallowe’en pumpkins at the pumpkin sale ! Event activities are FREE, food and pumpkin sales. Check… Read More >>

Cube for Food – September 22

Join us at a great event – Cube For Food! Enjoy music, art and food from local Wellington Village and Hintonbrug restaurants on September 22nd in support of the Parkdale Food Centre.

Glebe House Tour – September 18

Once again we are proud to sponsor the Glebe House Tour! Proceeds from this event (Sep 18, 1-4pm) will go to children and youth programming offered by the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG).

How Are You Spending The Summer?

Some people travel. Some people work. And many people I know are taking time off right here in Ottawa, in their own back yards. There is something special about not working in your usual environment. It’s like a new take on the same old. Maybe it means morning coffee outside in your PJ’s. A late… Read More >>

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.