September is almost here. You might want to start your house hunting soon again. Insurance is an important factor and step of house purchasing plans. Homeowner insurance premiums are not always cheap, but if you are buying a new or old home you will need to protect yourself and your investment from big surprises. In this post, I will list out top 10 home features that will raise your insurance … Continue reading

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Canada is 148 years old in 2015! Celebrate it with friends, neighbors, family at the parks, in the streets and with a good spirit! Besides Parliament Hill, Major’s Hill Park, Jacques Cartier Park, check out what your favourite museum have planned for this special day! And here is what is open and close The Creation of Canada Day July 1, 1867: The British North America Act (today known as the … Continue reading

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How to Cool Down This Summer: (Swimming in Ottawa) Summer in Ottawa can get pretty muggy and hot, here are 11 tips of helping you cool down in the capital and then check out the map that locates all the beaches, swimming and wading pools (It doesn’t include the splash pools) Drink lots of water – Remember to balance out the dehydration with extra water Choose fruits and veggies like … Continue reading

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Welcome to Canada Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the Northern part of the continent of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and Northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles) in total, making it the world’s second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area. As a new comer to … Continue reading

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Realtors (real estate agent) these days not only need to know you at a personal level, become experts in their local market area and get involved in the community but also they need to be good at using social media networks where more and more people spend time every day. There is no question that the power of person to person and voice to voice communication are the most important … Continue reading

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Kanata Stittsville; The West End The West End of Ottawa is a prime location for real estate in terms of living, investment or simply to keep an eye on! I went to a session on Kanata, Stittsville Development & Transportation news recently and the presenters Councillor Wilkinson representing Kanata North, Councillor Hubley representing Kanata South and Councillor Qadri representing Stittsville shared very exciting news about the development of the three … Continue reading

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Forecasting 2015 Housing Market in Ottawa As we all know predictions are not easy, especially for the future, but we can certainly go through some stats to find out how the market has been doing in the near past, to figure out how this year might turn out for Ottawa. Mortgage and interest rate cut Let’s look at the mortgage picture first, the average five-year mortgage rate in Canada is … Continue reading

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2014 has been a great year. There are things to be thankful for always; health, family, and the bread and butter on our tables. May our lives be filled with meaningful people, events and causes in 2015 and beyond. Today, I just wanted to share a couple of things that make any holidays, traditional or cultural events more joyful and easy. 1. Its not just about the rest, it is … Continue reading

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People may not know this, but when you plan to purchase a new builder home, you can also use a real estate agent, the service does not cost you. In fact the agent will be representing you and will watch for the best interest & needs of yours. At the end of the transaction it will be the builder who will pay the commission to the agent, thus making it … Continue reading

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Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. Check out these tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for trick-or-treaters and party guests.

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