Archives: December 2009

Housing Starts Enjoy New Boost

Housing starts in the nation’s capital have increased in leaps and bounds within the last 6 months. New construction activity has been popping up everywhere, and the numbers don’t seem to be slowing down. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) reported that this November was the first time that housing starts showed a significant […]

Top Things to Do in Ottawa

We may concentrate on getting you the most up-to-date real estate information in Ottawa, but we also want to let you know how many great things there are to do in the wonderful town. has compiled a list of our favourite things to do below: 1. Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica: This beautiful church, which […]

Ottawa Builds Housing for Women

Some 42 new homes will be constructed for disadvantaged and homeless women starting this spring. The new affordable units will go up near Somerset Street and Booth Street. The housing complex, which is being funded with a $6 million grant, will be located at 314 Booth Street. It is being sponsored by community organization Cornerstone/Le […]

Home Resales Soaring in Canada

Although there are those industry experts that warn against consumer spending and predict that the recession is not quite over yet, the housing market seems to be paying no attention. The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) announced that home resales in Canada soared 73 per cent last month from last year; showing the resiliency of […]

More Condo Sales for Ottawa

Much in line with the Claridge Plaza condos, The Wellington at Island Park is yet another massively popular condo building that has emerged in Ottawa’s super cool Wellington Village neighbourhood. The condo units went on sale sometime last month around 6pm, and the 250-person line wrapped around the block. Some were there to put deposits […]