family dark babyStarted back in 1997, the Writers Festival celebrates the world's best writing from around the world! The diverse program presents interactions with leaders in the genres of science, history, poetry, politics, spoken word, economics, dram, fiction, biography, music and much more!

Ottawa's HOPE SummerFest Every summer, the Healing Other People Everywhere (HOPE), a volunteer driven, not for profit  organization, hosts a huge outdoor beach volleyball tournament that raises funds for community based charities and has become one of the most popular and fun events of the summer. More...

Ottawa Events This Tuesday, March 5th, there will be a FREE Financial Planning for Families Seminar! Hosted by the Investors Group Kanata Regional Office at 40 Hines Road in Suite 150, this class will cover all facets of financial planning, money management, college and retirement savings...

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Ottawa Chinatown Lunar New Years

January and February can often be dreary times of the year. The cold-and often wet-weather, the short hours of sunlight, and a slump in events after all recent holidays, can make this time of the year seem a little boring as we wait for Spring to roll around.  If you are in the same boat, and desire something fun to do in your Ottawa real estate area, then you are in luck! 

Loving Your Lifestyle

Whether you are new to Ottawa, or have lived here for your whole life, you know that Ottawa is one happening place to live! From the numerous family friendly activities and park events, to night life and mixers, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

There’s no denying it: First impressions matter immensely when it comes to showing your home on the local Ottawa housing market. In fact, it’s generally believed that home buyers decide whether they like a home or not within the first seven seconds! To ensure that your home's  first impression on potential home buyers is positive instead of negative, continue reading for tips on how to stage your home for showings.

Ottawa Realtor

As an expert Ottawa homes Realtor, I know what is important to many of the families that move during the holidays-making the holiday seems as normal and "home like" as possible. Part of ensuring your holiday Ottawa real estate relocation helps your family quickly feel "at home" and make new memories is to jump into some of the Ottawa community events.

If you’re thinking about investing in an Ottawa area home for sale, one of the first tasks you will face is securing a mortgage for your dream home. While it’s true that interest rates have dramatically decreased in the last several years, it’s also true that lending agencies have become a bit more strict when it comes to approving loan applications. Below, you’ll find several tips on things you can do to ensure that your Ottawa real estate mortgage loan application is approved.