An Active Spring Surge in Ottawa Real Estate

With the snow finally melting, the weather warming, evening light and the Ottawa senators out of the playoffs, expectations point to an active spring surge with buyers taking advantage of great mortgage rates and ample inventory to choose from. Ottawa’s hottest ‘hoods right now are Hintonburg and Wellington Village, and for those shopping for an […]

Ottawa’s Fast-Growing “Foodie” Reputation

As the nation’s capital, Ottawa’s well-known for its impressive heritage buildings and national landmarks, and highly anticipated annual events like Winterlude and the Tulip Festival never disappoint. Both residents and visitors alike have plenty to choose from when looking for new things to do across the city. But lately it seems that everyone’s been talking […]

Ottawa Real Estate Update: March Sales Stats

The spring real estate market is fast approaching in Ottawa! Statistics released this week from the Ottawa Real Estate Board demonstrated a 29.7 percent month-over-month increase of home sales, with 256 more properties switching hands in March than in February. Members of the Board sold 1,126 residential properties through the Multiple Listing Service, compared to […]

Spring Craft Show Comes to Ottawa

Winter has seemed to stretch a little longer than usual in the Capital! Low temperatures and repeated snowfalls throughout March have made it tough to remember that spring is on the way. But despite winter’s lingering effects, April really is just around the corner, and Ottawa residents can get a jump-start on their spring fever […]

Ottawa’s Centretown is the Heart of the City

Ottawa’s Centretown neighbourhood is the heart of the city. There’s always something new and exciting happening downtown, whether it’s a national event at Ottawa’s Parliament Hill or a new restaurant opening up on Bank Street. Surrounded by great neighbourhoods like Hintonburg to the west and The Glebe to the south, along with the close proximity […]

Ottawa Real Estate Gears Up for Spring Market

Statistics released this week from the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) reported that 870 residential properties were sold through the Board’s MLS system in the month of February, compared to 903 in February of 2013. This is a year-over-year decrease of 3.7 per cent. Although Ottawa resales were down when compared to last year, the […]

Ottawa Senators Face Off in the Capital

Spring is quickly approaching in Ottawa and Winterlude has come and gone, but there are still plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy winter in the capital before all the snow melts. With so many winter activities and events going on, Ottawa is a great place to visit while the temperatures are still low. […]

New Heights for Condos in Little Italy

Everyone’s been talking about Little Italy lately. This small Ottawa neighbourhood is set to have a major impact on the city in the coming years, with new condo projects, urban transit and light rail stations, and commercial developments all planned for the area. Little Italy has already seen a burst in activity over the past […]

Dinner at the Albion Rooms in Downtown Ottawa

As the nation’s capital, Ottawa’s already well-known for its impressive landmarks, museums, heritage sites, and more. Tourists from all around the world stop in Ottawa every year to experience the exciting and historic sights our city has to offer. And with new spots to eat regularly popping up in just about every Ottawa neighbourhood, one […]