Category Archives: Ottawa Real Estate Tips

Purchasing a Condo? Know Before You Buy

Many people that purchase condominiums like the lifestyle that it provides, versus buying a house. However, there is more than meets the eye with condo ownership. What are you really buying into when purchasing a condo? Bonnie Wegerich, president of the Calgary Real Estate Board says, “Purchasing this convenient condo lifestyle can be an inconvenient […]

Five Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

As the winter months are fast approaching in Ontario, Ottawa Move is sharing five ways that you can help keep the cold outside of your home, where it belongs. INSULATE WINDOWS: Yes, replacing windows can be expensive, which is why we recommend that you do this a few panes at a time. If you replace […]

Ontario Homeowners Receive Grants for Energy Upgrades

The Canadian government has been giving grants away to homes that qualify for energy renovations. However, there are several essential steps that home owners must go through before qualifying. Ottawa Move has compiled all the information below to make the process easier to understand. What is an Energy Audit? An Energy Audit is basically a […]

Purchasing a Home in Canada

The home buying process is different in every country. Some regions, gaining access to real estate is rather tricky, and other areas it can straightforward and trouble-free. Newcomers to Canada may find that both of these hold true, but having the right information and tools at their disposal can greatly facilitate the home buying process. […]

Choosing a Sustainable Neighbourhood in Canada

Sustainability is trendy. From clothes to cars to homes, it seems that everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. However, in order to ensure the longevity of the planet, people are beginning to realise that sustainable living is not just a passing fad, but a way of life. Here are some tips that Canada Mortgage and […]

Five Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Delving into the process of buying a new home can be daunting enough. Although you may already have an exhaustive list of items to prepare you for the journey, take a look at the five tips we offer. They may seem trivial, but sometimes it’s the seemingly inconsequential matters that are the ones to look […]

Books for First Time Home Buyers in Canada

The Internet is a wonderful, in-depth source of information for first time home buyers. In fact, a study by the National Association of Realtors revealed that 79% of people flock to the Web to house-hunt. However, if you are one of those people who find it unappealing to laboriously navigate the search engines for specific […]