Ottawa Resale Market sees Impressive November Sales Numbers

December 6, 2017

I’m happy to report good news on several fronts from Ottawa’s resale market in November, including unusually strong sales numbers and average prices that again show why the Ottawa market remains such an attractive one for buyers. Though November is usually a time of year when sales start to slow down...

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Find memorable gifts at these Ottawa-area Markets

December 1, 2017

As we enter December, many people have already started shopping to get through their Christmas gift lists. As much as many people enjoy the tradition of presenting gifts to family and friends, many of us don’t love facing those clogged shopping-mall parking lots and the huge crowds making their way through...

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ARE YOU BUYING A HOME? Is a Home Inspector Necessary?

November 27, 2017

After more than 30 years as a realtor in the Ottawa area, I still love to share the excitement when my buyer clients have a “wow” moment when they walk into a house and decide that this could be the home for them. Sometimes I see it almost as soon we...

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It’s been a strong year for Ottawa’s resale housing market

November 3, 2017

Average Ottawa Home Price up 7.7 per cent over October, 2016 It’s been a strong year for Ottawa’s resale housing market, and the numbers from October of 2017 include even more good news, with an increase in units sold over the same time last year, continued strength in the condo market,...

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5 Ways a Buyer’s Agent Can Help Your Homebuying Process

November 1, 2017

In my more than 30 years as a Realtor in the Ottawa area, technology has changed a lot of things for buyers and sellers. For starters, consider the internet. If you are looking for a home today, whether it’s a condominium apartment or a traditional detached house with a lawn and garden,...

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THINKING OF BUYING AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY?

October 24, 2017

Whether you already own your home and are thinking of getting into real estate as an investment, or if you want to start with an investment property, this information will help with your planning. The points below apply to rental properties that are single homes or condos, or multi-unit properties up...

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Enjoy Winter Getaways?

October 24, 2017

We can help you buy or rent: With daylight hours getting shorter and that familiar crispness in the early-morning air, there’s no denying it: Fall is here and winter isn’t far away. If, like many of my clients, you make an annual trip to a sunny destination each year for a break from...

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RESALE HOUSING MARKET REPORT [SEPTEMBER]

October 4, 2017

I’m pleased to share a lot of good news from Ottawa’s resale housing market in September. The total number of units sold saw a five-year high for September sales; condominium units have continued the rebound in sales we have seen since early this year, and the market remains balanced, though the...

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STEPS REQUIRED TO INCREASE RENT IN ONTARIO

September 21, 2017

Wondering about rental increases for your investment property? Here are some good sources of information. In my more than 30 years as a realtor in the Ottawa area, I have assisted many clients with purchasing a home or condominium, sometimes as their own home and sometimes as a second property that...

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THINKING OF BUYING AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY?

September 19, 2017

Whether you already own your home and are thinking of getting into real estate as an investment, or if you want to start with an investment property, this information will help with your planning.   The points below apply to rental properties that are single homes or condos, or multi-unit properties...

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