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.

[caption id="attachment_285" align="alignleft" width="304" caption="The Billings Estate Museum; the oldest frame building in Ottawa and a designated National Historic Site."]The Billings Estate Museum; the oldest frame building in Ottawa and a designated National Historic Site.[/caption]  

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:

Goulbourn Community Goulbourn is a vibrant community made up of villages including the growing urban centres of Stittsville and Richmond, and much smaller rural villages of Munster and Ashton. All of these villages are located in the western portion of the City of Ottawa. With a total of...

Stille Nacht In Ottawa Entertainment

Enjoy an evening of traditional and lesser-known carols from local award-winning a cappella choir, The Stairwell Carollers. The Stairwell Carollers are an a cappella Ottawa choir, who sing sacred and secular renaissance music, as well as settings of traditional and new Christmas carols and this year they will be performing for the Ottawa communities. They were the winners of the 2010 OMFA provincial competition and as a non-profit group has raised over $43,000 for local Ottawa area charities,through the sale of concert tickets, CDs and cookbooks.

Ottawa Neighborhood Santa Pet Photos

Santa is coming to Ottawa's Navan Animal Rescue Corporation on Saturday, December 17th from 1pm to 5pm with a professional photographer. Come and have your pet's or kid's picture taken with Santa at the rescue centre. Part of the proceed from your photos will go to help fund animal rescues and off-set the costs involved to find homeless pets forever homes.

The Free Thinking Film Festival was started in 2010 in Ottawa to provide an outlet for filmmakers and moviegoers alike who are looking for an alternative to the ‘alternative’.  The Film Festival has already drawn respected attention from the traditional film festival goers, and we are excited to have such a great event taking place right in our Ottawa communities!

Ottawa Real Estate

The Ottawa Community Children's Storytelling Festival is back to the Ottawa area! Come enjoy artistic story telling that will entertain, mesmerize and enrich children and adults alike. Story sessions are offered for a range of age levels and on a variety of subjects, including personal stories about growing up, folktales, and tales about friendship, magic, and even ancient India!

Halloween is a cherished tradition that children look forward to and though the Ottawa real estate area is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, you should always follow all precautions and local rules. For local Ottawa neighborhoods, the local police have passed out fliers and made appearances at the local Ottawa schools to share the following tips to help keep your trick-or-treaters, you, and your house safe:

Ottawa Communities Events

Ottawa, Ontario Canada real estate is situated in a wonderfully family centered area that sill offers great entertainment for all the adults. Halloween is a great example of how diverse things to do in Ottawa can be; not only is there a wide variety of items for families and small children to enjoy, but there are also many fun night events geared just for us grown-ups. Many range from fun charity parties to stylish dress-up to enjoying fine dinning on a spooky night. If you are moving to Ottawa right now or in the near future, be sure to check out these great Ottawa area events: