Real Estate Blog

Ottawa Residential Housing Price Increases between 1956 and 2013

As the Nation’s Capital, Ottawa has always been a great city in which to buy real estate, ...

Now Sellers Can Choose Their Commission Rate

Today more than ever, consumers have choices when it comes to what commission rate they will ...

Condominium Living

An Ideal Lifestyle for Some People Wanting Freedom and Forced Savings for Repairs and ...

Mortgages today offer a new form of hidden savings!

  In years past, when Canadians faced an array of higher interest rates, the majority of ...

Why January is a GREAT time to list your home for sale

  So it’s January, it’s cold outside and there’s snow everywhere. You’re anxious to sell ...

A Motivational Moment

Teen raises $115,000 with Lake Ontario swim to send kids with cancer to camp. ...

Buying Real Estate for Your Child

For parents faced with the prospect of their children attending a post secondary school in ...

Making a Claim in Small Claims Court

The information provided below is not legal advice, and it may not apply in every situation. ...

Septic Systems and What You Need to Know Before You Buy

It is imperative when considering buying a home that is serviced by a septic system that the ...

What You Need to Know About Safe Drinking Water Testing

We all rely on safe drinking water in our homes, it is vital to our health and quality of. ...
Protect Yourself Against Real Estate Fraud and Identity Theft

Protect Yourself Against Real Estate Fraud and Identity Theft

What is real estate fraud? There are many different types of real estate fraud, but the two ...

Knob and Tube Wiring in Residential Homes – Insurance May be Denied

The Electrical Safety Authority has received an increasing number of questions about the ...
Mold in Your Home Can Be Harmful to Your Health

Mold in Your Home Can Be Harmful to Your Health

All types of mould have the potential to cause health problems and many people are allergic ...

Household Pests Can be Damaging to Your Home

Household pests have a knack of residing in homes to satisfy their needs of food, water and ...

Smoke Alarms are the Law

Effective March 1st. 2006 it became law for all Ontario homes to have a working Smoke Alarm ...
What You Need to Know About Oil Heating and Oil Tanks

What You Need to Know About Oil Heating and Oil Tanks

It is critical for a home buyer contemplating the purchase of a home with oil heating that ...

How to Protect Yourself From a Grow Home

Buying a home that was once a Grow House has some advantages as they can usually be purchased ...

Don’t Wait Until the Last Minute to Get Your Home Insurance!

The home insurance market has changed dramatically over the past years especially in the ...

Fire Retrofit – Does The Home You Are Purchasing Need One?

  When purchasing a home with an auxiliary dwelling unit i.e.: a basement apartment or- ...

Aluminum Wiring What You Need to Know… Your Home Insurance May Be Declined

Careful attention needs to be paid to what type of wiring exists in the home you are ...

Real Estate as an Investment Opportunity

With the volatile nature of stock markets in previous years a great alternative to investing ...

Planning Your Move – Preparation Check List

It’s really never too soon to begin planning for a move, and veteran movers have found ...

In Law Suites – Basement Apartments & Secondary Units Now Legal

With the exception of Rockcliffe Park, the City of Ottawa now allows secondary   suites. So a ...

Buying Rural Property and Why It Is Critical to Test Your Well Water for Contamination

When purchasing rural property it is critical that your Offer to Purchase contain provisions ...

Wood Burning Appliances In Your New Home Need Inspections

Health and Fire Safety When buying a home with any type of wood burning appliance, including ...

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