FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – QUALICUM-GRAHAM PARK

By: POSTED ON FEBRUARY 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – QUALICUM-GRAHAM PARK

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

As a REALTOR® working in Ottawa, one of the questions I get asked most is what neighbourhoods I recommend and why.  That very question is what inspired the idea for this new blog series. If you’re new to the city, it can be overwhelming to decide what neighbourhood is right for you. Over the coming weeks, I will be featuring different neighbourhoods throughout Ottawa, providing a b...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – BELLS CORNERS

By: POSTED ON FEBRUARY 14, 2017 BY MLEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – BELLS CORNERS

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

This week’s featured Ottawa neighbourhood is Bells Corners. Located in Ottawa’s west end, Bells Corners stretches from the Thorncliffe Bridge to Westcliffe Bridge, from Stafford Road and Northside Road along Robertson Road. Bells Corners has a population of about 10,000.  Historically, the community was mainly rural until the 1900s. By the 1950s, the neighbourhood had become a co...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – KANATA

By: POSTED ON FEBRUARY 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – KANATA

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Image Source: City of Ottawa website. This week, I’m going to move a little further West (22 km west south-west of downtown, to be specific) and talk about Kanata – one of the largest suburbs in the city of Ottawa. According to the 2011 census, Kanata is home to over 100,000 residents. It’s a young, vibrant, family-friendly community – the median age is 38, and 50% of th...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – BARRHAVEN

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES – BARRHAVEN

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Image Source: City of Ottawa website. Barrhaven (formerly a part of the City of Nepean), is a family oriented suburb in Ottawa located approximately 20km southwest of downtown (the Greenbelt is to the north, the Rideau River is to the east, Highway 416 is to the west, and the Jock River is to the south). Before Nepean amalgamated with the City of Ottawa in 2001, Barrhaven was home to approximatel...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: RIVERSIDE SOUTH

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: RIVERSIDE SOUTH

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Image Credit: Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge by Saffron Blaze – Own work. Riverside South (formerly a part of the city of Gloucester) is a family oriented suburb in Ottawa located about 25 minutes south of downtown along the east side of Rideau river.  The community is bounded by Leitrim road to the north, the Rideau River to the west, and Bowesville road to the east.  The southern b...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WESTBORO

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WESTBORO

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Former Westboro Town Hall. Image Credit: “Westboro Ottawa” by P199. Westboro is a community that is located approximately 5 kilometres west of downtown Ottawa. Generally speaking, it is bordered by Island Park Drive to the East, Golden Avenue to the West, Carling Avenue to the South and the Ottawa River to the North.   Often the areas of Wellington West and Hintonburg are mistak...Read More

RENOSGROUP – GIVING YOUR BATHROOM THE RENO IT DESERVES

By: Terra Firma I RE

RENOSGROUP – GIVING YOUR BATHROOM THE RENO IT DESERVES

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  Planning a bathroom reno? Aside from the kitchen, the bathrooms are the second most valued room in the home. It’s what buyers look at when sizing up a property. Even if you’re not planning to sell any time soon, a bathroom reno will help modernize your entire home and benefit you and your family for years. If you’re wondering how to give your bathroom the reno it deserves...Read More

RENOSGROUP – OUR GUIDE TO SPRING CLEANING

By: Terra Firma I RE

RENOSGROUP – OUR GUIDE TO SPRING CLEANING

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Spring cleaning isn’t just an annual ritual for sprucing up your home – it’s also a necessity for maintaining it, especially after the long and intense winter months. Enduring all of that messy, wet winter weather can wreak havoc on our exterior surfaces, and being cooped up with the heat blaring for months means there’s likely plenty of dusty crevices inside to address. To...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: HINTONBURG

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: HINTONBURG

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog all about the Ottawa community of Westboro, where I mentioned that there is often confusion between the neighbourhoods of Westboro, Wellington Village, and Hintonburg.  This week’s blog will focus on the Hintonburg neighbourhood – a creative, hip community located just east of Wellington Village and Westboro and only a few minutes from downt...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WELLINGTON VILLAGE

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WELLINGTON VILLAGE

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

  Over the past several months, my Featured Ottawa Neighbourhood Series has focused on a specific area on the south bank of the Ottawa River running along Richmond Road and Wellington Street West.  Wellington Village is bordered to the west by Island Park Drive, to the East by Holland Avenue, and to the North by the Queensway. There is often confusion between the neighbourhoods of West...Read More