Easter in the Ottawa real estate area is an exciting time for all, because honestly, who doesn't LOVE chocolate and cuddly little bunnies?! I know one of our favorite family holidays is Easter because of all the fun you can enjoy outside with friends and family. The Ottawa area is so wonderful because of the many family friendly events and great outdoor weather this time of the year. If you are looking to move to Ottawa, or buy Ottawa real estate, you will be excited to learn there are many fun and delicious Easter activities for you and your family to enjoy every year!

Buying Ottawa Real Estate

It’s understandable why Ottawa home buying is often seen as an incredible daunting task by interested home buyers. After all, it’s the biggest investment you’ll ever make! As an Ottawa real estate expert, I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be as stressful if you define your home buying parameters early on. By specifying everything from the price range, square footage and Ottawa neighbourhoods you want, you’ll significantly narrow down your options and ultimately save yourself a lot of time and money. Here is a quick overview of the types of choices you should make early on in order to give yourself a great Ottawa Home Search experience:

Ottawa Home Selling

Many Ottawa home sellers can become down-trodden during the winter-time because they think that there’s no chance they’re going to be able to sell their home. After all, the summertime is generally the busiest time of year for housing markets around the country. However, the home buyers who ARE navigating the market during the winter months  are serious about finding a home. And your home for sale may just be the right fit for them. The key to optimizing your chanc of selling your home in the time you want to is staging your home for success. As an expert Ottawa Real Estate Agent, I will share the ways to prepare your home for Ottawa real estate buyers.

In a buyers real estate market, Ottawa home buyers are expecting to see an immaculate property the moment they drive up. The property should offer a jaw-dropping first impression that will make any home buyer scream STOP THE CAR – I WANT TO SEE THAT HOUSE!

Create Ottawa Real Estate Curb Appeal

If the lawn has been ignored, the flowerbeds are brimming with weeds, the shrubs are untrimmed and the grease-stained driveway is cluttered with toys, experience has taught me Ottawa property buyers will ask we keep driving; they won't even bother to take a look inside. To the Ottawa real estate buyer, it’s apparent these sellers are not serious about selling their Ottawa home anytime soon-and even if they are, it appears from the looks of the outside that the inside will be just as uncared for as well. If the yard is in this state, one can only imagine the condition of the interior of the home. So if you are currently trying to sell Ottawa real estate, what are some tips you should follow?

Crystal Beach Homes For Sale

Crystal Beach is a  beautiful family-friendly neighbourhood nestled along the shores of the Ottawa River. If you are looking for a neighbourhood that offers a huge variety of entertainment and lifestyle options, then Crystal Beach is wonderful place in which to live. There are  all kinds of real estate opportunities available throughout the Crystal Beach area, and you can count on realtors Geoff and Bobbie McGowan to lead you to the place that's right for you and your whole family; so whether you're looking to rent, lease or purchase a new home in Ottawa's west end, trust these real estate experts to lead you to a house, condo or apartment in Crystal Beach that you love.

Orléans City History

As a suburban area within the dynamic city of Ottawa, Orléans is conveniently located in the eastern part of the city along the beautiful Ottawa River. Within a short 16 km (10 miles) commute to the downtown Ottawa area, the area of Orléans is quickly becoming a highly coveted place to buy real estate and raise families.

Ottawa Real Estate

Unless you live without news access, then you have probably  heard someone talking about the Ottawa area's newest street novelty-the $100 Hotdog, presented by DougieDog Hot Dogs. The Vancouver based restaurant announced the latest in fast food extravagance, the world’s first $100 hot dog. Are you ready to find out what could possibly make a hotdog worth $100? And how about it, are you ready to dish out $100 for this?

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Ottawa Area Entertainment

The Billings Estate, located in the beautiful Ottawa real estate area, has yet another entertaining special event series scheduled for you and your family to enjoy. Every Friday in August, be sure to grab a blanket and bring the kids for an evening of Campfire and Storytelling at the Billings Estate Ottawa National Historic Site. The entertainment will include:

McKellar Park Ottawa Community

McKellar Park is home to numerous retirement homes and child care facilities, making it a wonderful community location for singles, couples, families, baby boomers, and beyond!

New Years In Ottawa, Canada

New Years is always a fun time; reminiscing stories from the past year while welcoming in a new year with friends and family is a tradition just about everyone looks forward to enjoying. If you have recently bought Ottawa area real estate, or moved to one of our Ottawa communities, then you have a long list of exciting New Years events to bring in the new year in your new home!