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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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Higher Interest Rates on the Horizon: How Will You Be Affected?

As many of us saw in recent years, the global pandemic kicked off a drop in interest rates and the cost of borrowing money was lower than it had been in a while. However now, as the economy heads towards recovery, rising interest rates are a reality with whispers of bigger increases on the horizon. […]


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Protecting Your Biggest Asset

Protecting Your Biggest Asset: If you have ever dropped your Iphone into water, or purchased a new car that malfunctions only a short time after, you are likely grateful for the all encompassing “warranty” that can resolve your problems at minimal cost. Protecting your assets is one of the smartest decisions you can make, and […]


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Mortgage Shopping: What Does a Mortgage Broker Do?

In what has been an unprecedented year in buying and selling, Ottawa Real Estate is remaining hot, and mortgage rates cool. While buying a home and getting a mortgage is a big financial decision, the process of securing a loan leaves even the most experienced buyers with a laundry list of questions. Naturally, you will […]


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House Hunting in Ottawa

Welcoming Back In-Person Open Houses While live-stream open houses have been the new way in which home buyers have been viewing homes of interest over the past year and a half, in-person open houses are beginning to make their long-awaited comeback and we could not be more excited! Despite the unpredictability that the last 18 […]


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What Does Buying a Home in Canada Look Like?

Welcome to Your New Home Moving to a new country is a very exciting time for many, igniting feelings of new beginnings and hope for the future. However, despite the many positive attributes that coincide with relocating, finding a home in a new country can feel overwhelming at times. Choosing the right REALTOR®, the right […]


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Real Estate Vocabulary 101

I Have No Idea What He Just Said As we reach each new stage in our lives, we are always learning. There is especially true when we have decided to buy a home. Before you start the journey of purchasing a home, you must understand the basic vocabulary and terms used in the Real Estate industry. This knowledge will be critical when you sit down for the first time with your Real Estate Agent REALTOR®.   This knowledge is vital in today’s Ottawa market. The process of buying and selling is happening very quickly. Being prepared with the necessary knowledge
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