Living In Ottawa The Rideau Canal is a historic waterway filled with boaters and activities from early spring through late fall. The Rideau Canal also becomes the world's largest naturally frozen skating rink in winter and winds through the heart of Ottawa before connecting with the...

When it comes to buying Ottawa area homes for sale, there are three very important factors you should always consider:
  • The condition of the home
  • The home’s location
  • The listing price
Having all the information you can about these three factors will help you determine whether it’s worth it to buy the Ottawa area real estate you’re considering. Continue reading to learn more about what types of questions you should be asking when it comes to each of these factors.

The Township of Rideau Lakes Ottawa is a progressive, growing community that offers a variety of year-round recreational activities and business opportunities. The many lakes, parks and attractions provide enjoyment, as well as economic benefits to our residents, visitors and businesses making the Rideau real estate area highly coveted amoung Ottawa area home buyers.

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Are you relocating to Ottawa? If you have just moved to Ottawa neighbourhoods, you may be at a loss of where to go for children entertainment and still avoid the hot temperatures outside! Never fear though, Ottawa communities offer a plethora of entertainment for families of all ages, states and sizes. Including the famous Canadian Childrens Museuam, which you can learn more about below.

Are you searching the Ottawa MLS for your perfect Ottawa community real estate? The search can be frustrating when you come across sites that won't let you search without "signing up" for their newsletters, or creating an account that requires your contact information.  Here at Ottawa Real Estate, we understand that you may be just starting your inquiry to buying Ottawa homes, or perhaps you just aren't quite ready to team with experts.

Ottawa Relocation with Pets

Moving can be stressful enough for us humans, but our furry family members can be especially prone to stress during a move. Pets get used to routines just like their human relatives do. But, unlike us, they are not independent. They look to us to provide them with their most basic needs. By following a few simple steps you can make your move to Ottawa  “pet friendly”.

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?

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!

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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: