Spring is around the corner!

We are sitting in the office reviewing and organizing ourselves for what we expect to be a robust Spring Market in the Capital. We are putting in place our trusted partners and ensuring that they will be ready when our clients call and make them their priority as well. Once you have made the decision […]

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Selling in the Winter

Someone asked me today to give some thoughts about selling homes in the winter. I do believe that a home that is priced well will sell in all markets but those that have the least number of objections, of course, will sell first. I do know that most people think that the best time to […]

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Max Keeping Humanitarian Award

Dear Valued Friends and Clients: I received word today that I have been honoured to be nominated as a finalist for the “Max Keeping Humanitarian Award” for the upcoming 2018 Faces of Ottawa Awards. This is a People’s Choice Award. I would appreciate your support. You can vote once per day, per IP address by […]

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Fall is coming!

October and the fall are upon us yet it feels like summer has just arrived in September! Unseasonably warm weather is welcome after such a disappointing summer and with it has come as even brisker fall Real Estate market. Realtors across the city will tell you that this is one of the city’s busiest Real […]

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Spring is coming!

February has certainly been a month for snow but it does seem that Buyers are not necessarily holding back. There are anecdotal reports of sales with multiple offers and homes selling within days of reaching the market already which bodes well for the spring market. Indications are that our spring Real Estate market may be […]

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Summer time in the city!

The weather is getting warmer and as we approach Canada Day it really feels like summer. We have family friends coming to Ottawa to stay with us to experience the celebration of Canada Day‎ in the Capital; an experience that every Canadian should have. We love to walk along Sussex and go up to the […]

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Around Town: Ottawa women raise $1.6 million for mental health

More than 400 women in this city have put their money where their mouths are by supporting an all-female philanthropic program that’s helping to transform the way mental illness gets diagnosed, treated, researched and publicly discussed.

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Spring is here!

Spring is here! The snow is melting, Easter is coming, and Real Estate sales are climbing. This typically is the time when folks get out and begin spring cleaning, and then become inspired to make some changes. The Eureka moment happens and suddenly people are wall papering (a new trend), painting (watch for the Pantone […]

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Brand New Year!

2016 already? What will it have in store for us in the real estate market in Ottawa? The real estate market across Canada has some definite hot spots and others that have been flat. Most folks get their information about the real estate market from the newspapers, or other media. CREA, the Canadian Real Estate […]

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Fall is here!

There is a wonderful feeling of fresh air. Fall is my most favorite season as it brings colour, cooler temperatures and a sense of people getting ready for something. Whether it is new beginnings as the new school year starts for students, profs, teachers and parents or folks out looking for a new start in […]

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Three Unique & Outstanding Homes

One of the many benefits of my job is of course the opportunity to see so many interesting properties. Everyone has their own personal sense of style and panache, if you will, and it is exciting to see the abundant number of creative ideas that there are. With home styling magazines such as Canadian House […]

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Luxury Real Estate

I have just completed a two day seminar and received a Luxury Property Certification from the Luxury Property Institute from the U.S. at a Toronto venue sponsored by Royal LePage and our Carriage Trade Luxury brand along with BMW Canada, Cutco Knives, a major house inspection network and a few others, and I must say […]

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Buyer Seminar April 14!

Please join us for our Buyer Seminar on April 14, 2015, 5:30-7:30pm. RSVP by April 3rd to Tawnya @ 613-238-2801.    

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Rockcliffe Park branch of the Ottawa Public Library BOOK FAIR April 11th, 10- 5pm AND April 12th 11-5pm.

Are you getting ready to move and cleaning out closets, bookshelves and family rooms? The Rockcliffe Park branch of the Ottawa Public Library is hosting the annual Book Fair to support the Library. The Fair is APRIL 11TH FROM 10- 5 pm AND April 12th from 11-5. They would appreciate your donations of books in […]

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Real Estate for the month of February

We are in the throws of winter and thus far in Ottawa, in contrast to previous years the weather  has not been so bad. The snow is just enough to cover gardens and have minimal damage come spring and it seems to have not diminished the interest in real estate. Generally, January is the month […]

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Real Estate for the month of December

Well Hanukkah is upon us and Christmas is almost here. This is the first Christmas where I can smugly say I am ready! Bring it on! We are looking forward to having all of our family together to celebrate our good fortune and good health and enjoy just being with those we care about most. […]

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Real Estate Update

I am not sure how many of you read the Ottawa Citizen but on November 14th 2014, Patrick Langston revealed in his article Inside Ottawa’s Condo Market, that things were not as rosy on the new condo side of things as they had been in years past. This comes as no surprise for those of […]

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Home and Design Awards 2014

This was an interesting week in the Ottawa Home Building industry as awards were distributed last weekend in recognition of excellence in a variety of categories at the Housing Design Awards. It would appear that groups with well established reputations and recognition appear to dominate the awards this year. Amsted won renovator of the year […]

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Right-Sizing?

I enjoy reading from Rob Carrick, a columnist with the Globe and Mail who has a regular column on Personal Finance. In today’s Globe he wrote on the concept of “downsizing”. I like to refer to it as “right-sizing” as it really does address what many folks are actually doing; readjusting their living accommodations to […]

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Buying, Selling & Right-Sizing Seminar – Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Please come visit us on Wednesday, October 1st from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at our Buyer Seminar! Located at the Albert Salon (Lower Level) at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel on 100 Kent Street. Garage and street parking available. Please RSVP before Friday, September 26th to Asha Panesar at 613-238-2801 or at exceptionalproperties@gmail.com Looking forward […]

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