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8 Great Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Ottawa

Considering renting an apartment in Ottawa? Here are eight great reasons why Canada's capital city is an excellent place to live, work, and stay: Ottawa is a world-class city, ranking near the top ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Busting Some Common Apartment Rental Myths

Not sure if renting an apartment is right for you? Perhaps you've been scared away by some of the rumors (or so-called “facts") you've heard about living in an apartment building? Well, despite .
(April 10, 2008)
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Apartment Recycling Tips

According to a 2007 news story by the CBC, Ottawa's apartment tenants throw out an astonishing 81 per cent of all materials that could be recycled! While the routine behind garbage and recycling ..
(April 10, 2008)
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How to Make Your Apartment Bathroom Look and Feel Larger

Unless you live in a custom-built home, you probably wish that your bathroom were a little bit larger. While it's not a problem for homeowners to completely remodel and redecorate, apartment renters ..
(December 13, 2007)
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Claiming Your Moving Expenses on Your Tax Return

If you're renting an apartment, you probably know that a portion of your apartment rent can be deducted from your taxes. However, you might not know that you can also deduct certain moving expenses ..
(December 13, 2007)
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How to Save Energy (and Money) When Renting an Apartment

Lighting The first tip on our list is a no-brainer – turn off the lights in your apartment when they aren’t in use. When they are in use, try using compact fluorescent lights instead of ..
(September 05, 2007)
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The Top 10 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Buying a Furnace or ..

Purchasing a new heating, cooling or air quality system for your home is one of the most important buying decisions you and your family will make. Before committing to such a large investment, ..
(August 20, 2007)
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Making the Most Out of Your Balcony

When you’re renting an apartment, it’s always a challenge deciding what to do with the balcony – as a result, many people leave it bare or just use it as storage for bikes and milk ..
(August 02, 2007)
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Pet-Friendly Apartment Living

Check the Rules First Before you move into your apartment with your pet, always check with your landlord and your city department first to see if there are any rules and regulations you have to ..
(August 02, 2007)
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West Ottawa - The City's Trendiest Place to Live

Transportation The West End is easily accessible by bus via the Transitway – OC Transpo routes 95, 96 and 97 all pass through Lincoln Fields station (near Richmond and Carling). If you’re ..
(August 02, 2007)
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The Advantages of Renting in Downtown Ottawa

Do you thrive on being connected to the hustle and bustle of the city? Do you want immediate access to lots of stores, restaurants, bars, museums and cultural centres? Do you enjoy the beauty of ..
(June 11, 2007)
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Looking for Apartment Furniture and Electronics? Try a ..

Finding the perfect apartment rental is great– but to turn that apartment into a home, you’re going to need some furniture to fill out the space. However, don’t just rush out to the ..
(June 11, 2007)
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What's New in the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act?

The new legislation applies to most types of residential rental properties in the province and outlines exactly how landlord-tenant relations will be governed. This includes protecting residential ..
(June 10, 2007)
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Rental Market Tightening in Ottawa

The rental market in Canada is getting tighter – especially in Ottawa. But if you know where to go and what to look for, you can still get an excellent apartment in the nation’s capital. ..
(June 10, 2007)
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