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Moving with Pets

Moving with Pets   Moving can be an incredibly exciting experience. A new home, surrounded by new people and maybe even a new neighbourhood to explore. On the flipside, it can also be quite stressful. There are strict deadlines that have to be met, and many parties who require clear and frequent communication. Luckily, our […]


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Bring Your Gardening Hobby Indoors

Bring Your Gardening Hobby Indoors   Just because the weather is getting cooler doesn’t mean your gardening hobby has to take a back seat. Luckily, there are many approaches you can take with a variety of different styles to make your indoor garden just as fabulous as outdoors. In this article, we’ll list some tips, […]


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Fall Maintenance Checklist

Fall Maintenance Checklist   It’s September, and fall is in full swing. As the seasons change, the national capital region will put a wide variety of colours on full display for us to enjoy. But while the leaves are beautiful, they can provide their own set of tasks to deal with. Your property will need […]


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Summer Curb Appeal

It’s Prime Curb Appeal Season!   Ottawa is a city full of natural beauty. From the outskirts to the city centre, you’re guaranteed to find green spaces and gardens full of colour around almost every corner. Now that summer is in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about your own curb appeal. It doesn’t […]


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First Time Homebuyer Resources

Your First Home is a Big Deal.   Buying your first home is monumental. It’s a huge financial investment and a major life milestone. Unfortunately, nowadays it’s more difficult than ever to make the purchase by yourself. Luckily, in a market as diverse and ever-evolving as ours, there are many resources available for first-time homebuyers. […]


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Five Ways to Downsize Your Home

When it comes to downsizing, many people naturally associate it with retirees or empty nesters. While there is no argument that that is a great time in life to look at the downsizing options available, in actuality, people of all ages and various lifestyles are choosing to downsize for a multitude of reasons, with all […]


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Closing the Cottage for the Winter

It is always a sad day when you are sitting at the cottage, and the leaves start to turn, and you realize that the nights are getting cooler. We usually delay the decision to close up the cottage to the last minute. Given our uncertain weather events these days, it is best not to wait. Frozen pipes can cause a great deal of damage.


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