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!

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 Ottawa home buyers is positive instead of negative, continue reading for tips on how to stage your home for showings.

Start Your Free Ottawa Home Search

Are you looking for your first home? Ready to build a family and need a larger home? If you have been dreaming of home ownership, take some time to read over our Ottawa Real Estate Inforamtion sections, and browse the Ottawa homes for sale-you will quickly see why Ottawa and the surrounding areas of KanataGloucester, and Barrhaven are in such high demand. Ottawa  is a leading city, with unlimited day and night entertainment, a growing “green” lifestyle offerings, amazing Ottawa schools, and beautiful Ottawa  homes for sale.

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.

Ottawa Area 6th Annual Great Pumpkin Charity Ball

Join 700+ fellow ghouls and goblins from the Ottawa real estate area for the  biggest and BEST Halloween party! Net proceeds go to the

Ottawa Home Buyers

Are you an Ottawa home buyer searching for your dream home on the Ottawa real estate market at a bargain price? If that’s the case, then you'll want to keep reading as we explain the most effective way to make an offer on a home in today's economic climate. If you follow our tips, we guarantee that you’ll walk away with an incredible deal on a beautiful Ottawa home that exceeds even your expectations!

Ottawa Area Things To Do

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.

The Canadian Film Institute is pleased to present the 9th Israeli Film Festival, celebrating the best of contemporary Israeli cinema. Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Israel and the Israeli Cultural Forum (Vered Israel Cultural and Educational Program, and Jewish Community Council of Ottawa/Vaad Ha'ir, Canada Israel Cultural Foundation). All films are Ottawa Area premieres!

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”.

As anyone who’s entered the Ottawa area real estate market lately knows, it’s definitely a buyer’s market right now. After all, home prices are down as are total number of home sales. That doesn’t mean, however, that there aren’t still great opportunities for Ottawa area home sellers. So long as the Ottawa home seller is carrying out an effective Ottawa real estate marketing plan, it’s still possible to sell your home for the price you want in a relatively short amount of time. Continue reading to learn about some marketing strategies that we here at Ottawa Homes use to help sell your Ottawa area home.