Fun Pumpkin Farms Around Ottawa

By: Irene Bilinski

Fun Pumpkin Farms Around Ottawa

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Millers Farm & Market Just outside of Barrhaven you can take a tractor wagon ride, play in the corn mazes, and pick-your-own pumpkins and other produce at Millers Farm & Market located n the village of Manotick. Your kids might see Petunia the bunny and Vinny the dog there too! They have a produce and garden centre to shop for farm-grown and local products, plants and d&eac...Read More

Market Shift Expected, Now Is The Time To Sell

By: Irene Bilinski

Market Shift Expected, Now Is The Time To Sell

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A shift in the real estate market to lower house prices is predicted in the new year which will possibly make it a buyer's market. Now would be the time to sell your home before that shift happens. If you’re thinking of selling your house, you probably have a lot of questions that need to be answered. Knowing what to ask will help you get your ...Read More

What To Know About A High Ratio Mortgage

By: Irene Bilinski

What To Know About A High Ratio Mortgage

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Higher home prices mean Canadians are looking for ways to make buying a home more budget friendly for them. You may likely have heard of high ratio and low ratio mortgages. As you also may have found out,  applying for a mortgage comes with options and the mortgage ratio can determine how much you are going to pay.  What is a mortgage high ratio? When applying for a loan from a len...Read More

Can I Help You Find Your Size?

By: Irene Bilinski

Can I Help You Find Your Size?

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I'm not sure why most of us do this, but we do. We're shopping in a store for an outfit and see one we really love, but when the salesperson walks over to us we walk away to avoid them.  Or if they catch us before we can escape and the sales rep asks, “Can I help you find your size?” we say, “Oh, no thanks, I’m just looking”. Why on earth do we ...Read More

March Break Activities In Ottawa

By: Irene Bilinski

March Break Activities In Ottawa

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Maple Syrup Fun Maple taffy on snow, horse drawn sleigh rides, yummy pancake breakfasts or brunch – what’s not to love about maple season? Several sugar bushes and other sites located throughout the Ottawa region offer tasty options during the maple season from late February to early April. Downhill ski/snowboard camps The Ottawa-Gatineau region has several downhill s...Read More

Emergency Winter Driving Kit

By: Irene Bilinski

Emergency Winter Driving Kit

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There are many reasons we can get stuck in our vehicles. Especially during a storm or super cold days. Be prepared when you might find you are stuck in your car or truck for a while with an Emergency Winter Kit. There is nothing worse than being stuck in your vehicle in the middle of winter. If you've ever been stuck, you know how scary it can be if you're not prepared. Even if you are abl...Read More

Best Places To Watch Christmas Lights In Ottawa 2021

By: Irene Bilinski

Best Places To Watch Christmas Lights In Ottawa 2021

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Ottawa has a huge variety of Christmas Light Shows and Displays. Take look. Nov. 19th-Jan 8th: Take a drive through Wesley Clover Park for a magical family night Magic of Lights™ is a unique and dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience to celebrate the season. Pile everyone into the car and experience Magic of Lights from the comfort of your own car as you wind through the spar...Read More

10 Tips For Holiday & Winter Fire Safety

By: Irene Bilinski

10 Tips For Holiday & Winter Fire Safety

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The Christmas season is a magical time of year. This is when we decorate our homes, sit by a cozy fire and sip hot chocolate (or hot toddies), bake our families favourite holiday treats and create a winter wonderland for all to see. Before you start preparing your home for this special time of year, take a look at some safety tips to keep in the back of your mind, so everyone in your home is happy...Read More

Fall 2021 Interior Design Trends

By: Irene Bilinski

Fall 2021 Interior Design Trends

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Wood Elements are big this season. A fall colour scheme, composed of warm, earthy tones that basically makes you want to curl up in front of a fireplace. Sandstone tones are great for creating a more warm and cozy feel to the home, but is also versatile enough for all year-round. Don’t even get us started on the cozy, comfy textures we’re seeing accompany this look, with the wood ...Read More

Selling A Home Disclosure Requirements In Ontario

By: Irene Bilinski

Selling A Home Disclosure Requirements In Ontario

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What are disclosure requirements? Ontario law makes a distinction between patent defects – problems with a home that is easily observable by the untrained eye during a property inspection – and latent defects, problems that are not easily observable or even detectable, even by an expert. What Is A Patent Defect? A patent defect could be a large, visible crack in a foundation wall, a br...Read More