Tag Archives: Westboro

Tapas Restaurant Delights in Trendy Westboro

Westboro is one of the city’s most sought-after neighbourhoods for plenty of reasons, from its scenic views of the Ottawa River to its independent shops and community atmosphere. As Westboro grows into one of Ottawa’s trendiest places to live, a host of exciting new dining options continues to flourish in this small, friendly area just […]

Ottawa Home Sales Heat Up with Warm Weather

The Ottawa Real Estate Board has released its monthly sales statistics for May 2014, reporting a 0.3% decrease in sales year-over-year. According to OREB, there were 1,792 residential properties sold in Ottawa during May, compared to 1,797 sold properties in the same month of 2013. The five-year-average for real estate sales in May is 1,765. […]

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 […]

Neighbourhood Snapshot: Westboro

Westboro Village is quickly becoming a quaint, urban centre in Ottawa. Over this time of transformation and growth, new housing developments and established houses alike have become sought after homes for young professionals and new families. There are countless considerations to be made when purchasing a home, from community development to bidding on the perfect […]

Thanksgiving Things to Do

Thanksgiving is almost here! It’s the time to be with family and friends, and enjoy some excellent home cooking. If you’re looking for ways to keep busy over the long holiday weekend, here are a few things you can do close to home: Watch the game It’s tradition, of course! And luckily there’s no shortage […]

Community Spotlight: Westboro

The neighbourhood of Westboro is a part of Ottawa’s well-liked Walking District, attracting a young, professional crowd with its many shops and restaurants. As of July 4, home prices ranged from $314,900 to $1,200,000. The average condominium price was $470,476. Explore the restaurants, boutiques and yoga centres of Richmond Road. For excellent Italian food, be […]

Ottawa Dining: No More Groceries

A few years ago, Westboro Village’s Richmond Road arguably had the best retail walking district in Ottawa. But with the Wellington Village’s West Wellington, New Edinburgh’s Beechwood, the Byward Market,  the Glebe and Old Ottawa South’s Bank Street all fighting for your retail dollar,  where do you want to shop?