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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...

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.

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.

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!

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”.

Many Ottawa home sellers may not realize this, but most home buyers decide whether they like a home or not within the first several seconds of seeing it. That’s why it’s critically important that your Ottawa Real Estate for sale is in top condition before any prospective home buyers see your home. Below, you’ll find tips on how to prepare your home for showings.

Ottawa Real Estate Selling

While it might seem like an optional cost, you should never understate the importance of an Ottawa home inspection. Interested Ottawa home buyers will frequently pay for an independent home inspection before they decide to close on a house. Home inspectors can be  invaluable because they are skilled at searching for costly and dangerous problems with your home; if they find one, it could mean the end of a possible real estate deal. Thus, it’s crucial that Ottawa home sellers prepare for that home inspection before they ever find an interested home buyer. Continue reading to learn how to ace a home inspection as an Ottawa real estate  seller.