Military Blog

Ottawa Military Buyers Exclusives

We are always doing everything we can for our military clients. This year in Ottawa the real estate market is tight. We are putting together a list of off market homes this year for our military clients to look at. Many of these will be focused in the areas of Kanata and Stittsville. This is […]

DND HEADQUARTERS UPDATE

Right now in early 2018, it is estimated that there are approximately 3500 employees working out of the new headquarters. The feedback from my clients that work there is extremely positive. For some, their transfer here will have to wait. In early January it was announced that the final phase of workers will not be […]

NEW MILITARY RULES

I am sitting here at a home inspection with some military clients of mine. It is the first of which that won’t be automatically be taken care of by Brookfield. The client will have to pay for the inspection and get reimbursed at a later time. Each member on a relocation is supposed to get […]

CLIENT DRAW RESULTS 2017

Thanks everyone for participating in our client draw. It is lots of fun to put these contests and events on throughout the year. I feel blessed and grateful to have such wonderful clients to work each year. This is a very small token of my appreciation. Hope the winners enjoy the gifts. I am sure […]

CF APPRECIATION NIGHT

  Military clients are the backbone of my real estate business. I am so fortunate to have this speciality because I get to work with so many great people. As a small thank you for everything they do, my wife and I hosted an event exclusively for military clients. We leased out a full 100L […]

BROOKFIELD UNVEILS NEW PLANS FOR RELOCATION SERVICES

  We always track anything that is of importance to our military clients. This recent memo outlines a new direction in the delivery of the Brookfield relocation services. This will have an impact on anyone getting transferred into or out of Ottawa. It is still too early to know if these changes will offer a better […]

TOUGH OTTAWA MARKET FOR MILITARY CLIENTS

Right now I am sitting at a home inspection as I type this. I am here with some great military clients who are relocating from Petawawa. We have secured a nice townhouse in the KANATA neighbourhood of Morgan’s Grant. It is about 10mins to the New DND headquarters at the Nortel campus. Securing this home […]

ARMY RUN IN OTTAWA

One of the most popular events in Ottawa each September is the Army Run. This year I will be participating and raising money to support our military troops and their families. I can’t wait for the big day!  If you want to come out and support this great cause please see details here:  http://armyrun.ca/ If […]

TOP HHT TIPS

  If you have been transferred to Ottawa and are booking a house hunting trip there are a few important things to consider. Here are my top 3 tips: 1) Resale: Find a house that does not have any major strikes against it. This could be power lines in the backyard, house on a really […]

NEW HOUSE FOR MILITARY FAMILY

  Not everyone purchases re-sale on their house hunting trips. Some prefer new builds in Ottawa. I recently assisted a past client of mine who moved to Winnipeg and was relocated back to Ottawa this summer. We looked at the re-sale options in Stittsville but inventory was low. We also met with a few builders […]