Monthly Archives November 2017

Ottawa: Project Give 2017

This holiday season, help give hope and health to those in need in Ottawa. This Friday, Dec 1 join CBC Ottawa for their annual charity drive, Project Give in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. Click here to see how you can donate.  
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Considering selling your home over the holidays?

Are you thinking of selling over the holidays? Putting your home up for sale during the winter holiday months can seem… daunting, to say the least. Present shopping, decorating, and family can be overwhelming on their own without throwing in open houses, getting ready to move, looking for buyers and finalizing a sale. However, there are a lot of benefits to selling during this time.   Check out this blog on why it’s a great idea to list over the winter holidays!
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Make this a Merry Christmas!

Make this a Merry Christmas! It’s Toy Mountain time again! Together we can brighten the life of a child, and make them smile this Christmas! Drop off your new, unwrapped toys at my office: Unit #4 – 301 Strandherd Drive  Nepean, ON  
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What Canadian home buyers need to know NOW about the upcoming changes to Mortgage rules

What home buyers need to know before 2018 As of January 1, 2018, Canadian homebuyers will have to meet stiffer requirements in order to qualify for a mortgage with a federally regulated mortgage lender. Why are the Mortgage Rules changing? As Canada’s financial “watchdog” OSFI believes these new rules will decrease the risks for Canadian households with significant debt if and when the interest rates rise. Are you a Confused by the upcoming changes to the mortgage rules? Don’t panic. Our very own Kent Browne, Owner and Broker at Royal LePage Team Realty, sat down with Mortgage Broker York Polk 
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Ottawa’s Exciting Grey Cup Festival

November 21st – 26th Grey Cup Events This Sunday, the Calgary Stampeders and Toronto Argonauts will go head-to-head in the 2017 Grey Cup final in Ottawa! Leading up the big game comes the 105th Grey Cup Festival. The lineup includes tailgates to family fun, and offers both free and ticketed entertainment. Click here for the list of Festival Events.  
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Why it doesn’t always PAY to sell your home yourself

With today’s hot real estate market, it may be tempting to consider listing your home yourself, without the assistance of a real estate professional; it is often seen as a way to increase profits since no commission will need to be paid out but in reality, this is not often the case. If you choose to sell your home “For Sale By Owner”(FSBO), there are many factors to consider including additional costs and stress, so it is always advisable to list with a Realtor who knows what they are doing; you may actually make more money by doing so! Here
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Ottawa Winter Survival Guide

Ottawa Winter Survival Guide: Tips & Tricks Well, that time of year we all dread has snuck up on us chillingly fast. Here are some Winter Survival Tips on what you should carry with you to help get you through. Whether you’re new to Ottawa or have simply erased any and all previous winter memories, this list can help you out. Click here to see Ottawa’s Winter Survival Guide.  
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Christmas Lights & Santa Claus Parades in Ottawa

What to do this Weekend Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s a list of events happening from Santa Claus Parades to Christmas Lights. Join in the festivities and make the most of your weekend! Click here to see the full list.  
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Cozy Cold Weather Hacks

 Beat the Cold Weather with these Easy Life Hacks Ottawa Winters can be daunting, as we look forward to deep freezes and endless snowy months. Looking for ways to warm up your winter? Try these winter life hacks to make the Ottawa winter a little less frosty.   
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Reopening: Canada Science and Technology Museum

 November 17, 2017 The Museum will open its doors to the public at 9 a.m. EST on November 17, 2017. After an expansive 80.5 million invested on upgrades and repairs, expect an exciting and immersive heritage experience. Observe completely redesigned exhibits, a demo stage, and more artifacts on view than ever before. Click here for more information on the museum’s reopening.  
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