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Time For Fall Maintenance!

Your Guide to Fall Home Maintenance As the leaves begin to change colour and fall around Barrhaven, it’s time to start thinking of the seasonal maintenance that your home may require. As the colder months approach, it’s important to ensure that your home is ready. Another summer has come and gone and now it’s time to prepare for winter! Check and Clean Your Gutters Fall is a great time to ensure that your eavestroughs are clear and ready to handle the impending snow and rain of the upcoming seasons. Over the summer months, wind may have swept debris from...

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Back to School in Barrhaven

Back to School in Barrhaven In the next few weeks, all the little ones in the area will be headed back to class. Some have started this week with the majority heading back after Labour Day. Whether you are getting your child ready for their very first day of school in kindergarten or your kids are older so you’ve done this a few times, back to school can be a crazy time for everyone! Here are just a few things to help get you through it! Watch for Emails from Your Child’s School Whether it’s start date or required supplies, every school does it a bit dif...

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Can you afford a condo in Canada’s largest cities? Royal LePage reports on price per square foot

Can you afford a condo in Canada’s largest cities? Royal LePage reports on price per square foot. Greater Toronto Area condo price per square foot increased 9.1% year-over-year to $743 Greater Ottawa condo price per square foot appreciated the fastest among Canada’s largest markets, rising 17.9% year-over-year to $395 Condo price per square foot in the Greater Montreal Area rose double-digits year-over-year, increasing 10.3% to $362 Greater Vancouver Area condo price per square foot declined the most of any major market in the country year-over-y...

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Beat the Heat in Barrhaven!

Beat the Heat in Barrhaven! The long hot days of summer are here! Spring may have been cool and wet but this summer is shaping up to be hot and humid. While some enjoy the heat waves, for others this can be a challenging time. If you don’t have air conditioning or are just looking for something to do outside of your house, here are some great ideas in and around Barrhaven! Don’t forget that your pets will be hot too! Make sure that they have access to water! Go See A Movie Summer is a great time to go check out a movie at Cineplex Odeon Barrhaven C...

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Summer Events in Barrhaven!

Summer Events in Barrhaven! Summer is here and it feels like the warm weather might be here to stay, finally! Did you know that there are many great events in Barrhaven over the summer months? With something for everyone, you won’t even have to leave the community to get out and have some fun. Here are just a few suggestions but make sure to keep an eye out for more that will certainly pop up as the summer months continue on. Canada Day in Barrhaven The biggest event in the community for the year, Canada Day in Barrhaven is a 4 day event culminating on M...

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Buying a Home Based on School Boundaries

Buying a Home Based on School Boundaries As the busy spring market continues, many buyers continue to search for the perfect property and have many factors to consider. If you are a buyer with children, school districts may be on your mind. When it comes to choosing a school for your child, it is very important to find the right school with the right program but choosing a home based on a school does not provide any guarantees. Here is what you need to know! School Boards There are four school boards that service the Ottawa area; all of thes...

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Spring is here! Get Out and Enjoy It!

Spring is Here! Get Out and Enjoy It! It’s official, spring is here, according to the calendar at least! After what has seemed like a never ending winter, now is a great time to get outside and enjoy the warmer air. Barrhaven features many great opportunities in the spring months to get outside in our community. Whether it’s taking a stroll or attending an event, our neighbourhood has a lot to offer. Go For a Walk The simplest and easiest way to get outside at this time of year is to take a walk. Whether it’s a walk around your neighbourhood or ...

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What Are They Building Now?

What are they building now? A Guide to Barrhaven Commercial Development It seems that everywhere you look in Barrhaven, they are building new store fronts and commercial centres; we all keep asking ourselves: “I wonder what’s going in there?” Development in Barrhaven has been moving at a rapid pace for over a decade and it can be hard to keep up. Here are some of the answers! Why Barrhaven? Barrhaven is one of the fastest growing communities in the Ottawa area and has a population of close to 90,000 people (over 100,000 if you add in Riverside South). L...

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Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes You Should Avoid

Bigger doesn’t always mean better! If you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen then you should read up on this great and informative article. It will help you keep your project in line and create a more efficient living space.  Start Here

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16 Ways to Improve Your Photo Displays

Memories are something that should be treasured and the best way to do that in your home is to hang up frames. However, there are some rules you ought to follow before you start. Here are 16 photo display ideas for that you can start utilizing today. Learn More

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Home Equity Lines of Credit

High interest rates have always been a big concern. Learn about home equity line of credit and how its affecting Canadians today. A government survey breaks down the dirty details for you in this educational video.  Learn More Now

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New Builds in Findlay Creek

Let us help you get one of the new contemporary new builds in Findlay Creek! The Lilythorne community is targeted towards young families who are looking to settle down. The basic layout consists of four bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2,465 square feet. Learn More

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