Gloucester History In Your Ottawa Area Real Estate Have you been looking to buy Ottawa homes for sale? If you have searched current Ottawa properties for sale, then you know there are quite a few wonderful and beautiful Ottawa neighbourhoods to consider moving to. One of...

Ottawa Mortgage Tips and Information

Are you starting the process of buying Ottawa real estate? If you are not teamed with an expert Ottawa REALTOR, you may find that you need assistance in getting the best understanding-and deal-out of your mortgage options. Today, I’d like to share with you some tips for how to increase your chances of securing a quality mortgage.

Ottawa Real Estate Contract Contingencies

Contingencies are an important part of the  real estate transaction process that every Ottawa home seller should understand. Relatively common on the Ottawa real estate market, contingencies allow home buyers to cancel a contract without any consequences. Often times, contingencies also mean that Ottawa home buyers will get back any earnest money deposit as well after they cancel a contract. Thus, contingencies can prove to be a nightmare for home sellers because they may cause a deal to fall through at the last minute. As I’ve said before, knowledge is power on the Ottawa housing market, so today I’d like to explain to you a few different types of contingencies so that you’re prepared in the event that you encounter one on the Ottawa real estate market.

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:

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.

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!

Chapel Hill is a family oriented community within the Orleans suburb of Ottawa, Canada that is located in the Orleans Blvd area, south of St. Joseph Blvd and north of Navan Road, with North and South Chapel Hill regions being divided by Innes Road.  Chapel Hill North is considered an Ottawa “outer-suburb” and mainly consists of single family homes nestled along the beautiful National Capital Commission Greenbelt and the surrounding pristine rural areas.

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!

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: