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Fixer Uppers – The Pros & Cons

Good things come to those who wait. This could not be more true when purchasing a home that requires a little more love than a move-in ready property. Learn about the pros and cons of fixer uppers from Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott. Continue Reading…
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Homeownership

Buying a home can be costly and add more responsibility to your plate but the results can be worth it. Investing in a property and building your credit are just tip of the iceberg. Check out the advantages of homeownership today. Learn More
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This Winter: Stay on top of Your Roof’s Condition

  Looking out on your neighbourhood, with fresh snow falling and seeing snow-covered roof-tops is pretty standard in Ottawa. But, did you know that snow-covered roof-tops are a good thing? If you notice that there are bare spots on your roof after a big snowfall, it may be indicating there’s a larger issue with your roof or the insulation in your attic.   See how to care for your roof in the winter and prevent costly problems here.  
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Indoor Air Quality: Get it Right & Air-Tight

  Indoor air quality is a key factor in your overall health and how you feel day-to-day. Especially in the winter, when we close up our homes and there isn’t much fresh air coming in, the air quality should be top of mind. In order to tackle this so that you and your family are breathing in clean air, it comes down to education and forgetting the biggest misconceptions.   Click here for more information and tips.  
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Lest We Forget: Remembrance Day, Sunday November 11

This Sunday, November 11th is Remembrance Day. If you are looking for an event to help commemorate and show your respect to those who have sacrificed for our country, see the list of Ottawa-based events below. The National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial, put together by the Royal Canadian Legion, downtown Ottawa from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.The Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance, from 9:00 am – 10:00 am, displays photographs of late veterans before the Veterans Parade (departing from Parliament Hill).The National Arts Centre is presenting a special free concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of
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Halloween in Ottawa

  It’s already the end of October! And you know what that means, it’s time to celebrate Halloween with all of the ghouls, goblins and ghosts. If you’re looking for spooky events this weekend check out the Barnyard Halloween at the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum, the Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa, or the Incident at the Bunker: A Zombie Adventure at the Diefenbunker Museum. Click here for a full list of haunted events!  
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The fall equinox is Saturday: 8 things to know about the first day of autumn

  The Fall Equinox is this Saturday, which means we will officially be welcoming the cold weather. Say goodbye to longer daylight hours, and hello to Ottawa’s arguably most beautiful season. Want to know more about the equinox; such as why we have them, how many hours of daylight we’ll have tomorrow and whether or not myths surrounding this day are true? Click here for 8 things to know about the first day of Fall.  
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