It’s time to start planning your rising interest rate escape plan. Rates aren’t on the increase just yet. But the Bank of Canada on Tuesday indicated — central banks always indicate, they never say — that economic conditions are improving enough for it to start looking for an opening to raise rates from today’s freakishly […]
Need safe, easy-to-make face paint for your Halloween costume? Mix one teaspoon cornstarch, a half teaspoon water, a half teaspoon cold cream and two drops food colouring.
Poke a small hole in the side of a plastic bottle, near the bottom, and fill it with water. Place it on the soil beside your plant. The slow drip will provide steady moisture while you are away. Use a 12-ounce bottle for small plants; for large houseplants or outdoor plants use a 2-litre bottle.
Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,396 residential properties in March through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 1,240 in March 2011, an increase of 12.6 per cent. The five-year average for March sales is 1,276.March’s sales included 277 in the condominium property class, and 1,119 in the residential property class. […]
The Ottawa Real Estate Board reported on Wednesday that sales increased year over year by 12.6% in March compared to March last year. Condominium sales were down by 7% while residential class sales were up by 19%. The average sale price for March was $353,684 which was an increase of 2.1% over March 2011 and […]
“The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed in these two: common sense and perseverance.” – Owen Feltham
Mineral deposits build up in your shower head and block the flow of water. – Fill a plastic sandwich bag with vinegar. Pull the bag up so that the shower head is completely immersed in the vinegar. Use a rubber band to attach the bag. Leave it to soak for several hours or overnight. Remove […]
Well-maintained owner-occupied duplex w/lower level in-law suite in a choice location, with nearby access to the river & Britannia Park. Main & second level three bedroom units feature an open-concept floorplan w/hdwd floors & an eat-in kitchen! This property also features a double det. garage (’07) w/additional parking, tar/gravel roof (’06), updated electrical panels, lower […]
Original owner! Charming three bedroom, 1.5 bathroom family oriented home on a 50′ x 100′ lot. This semi-bungalow style home features hardwood floors on the main and second levels, new roof shingles (’10), gas furnace (’09), and updated windows! Ample storage facilities! Detached garage with 4+ vehicle parking. Offers accepted at 6:00pm on April 4, […]
The possibilities are grand on this 51′ x 66′ lot in the heart of Westboro. Existing R3S zoning provides for a mix of residential building forms. Appraisal report on file (December 2011). (more info)