Here’s how Ottawa residents can help with Ottawa’s Flood Recovery Efforts

May 12, 2017

I know the hearts of all of us living in the Ottawa-Gatineau region have gone out to the residents who  have been forced to leave their homes in recent weeks because of the flooding caused by the unusually high water levels of the Ottawa River and the heavy rain. Hundreds of...

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Ottawa Re-Sale Market sees near-record Numbers, trends to Seller’s Market

May 5, 2017

I’m pleased to share good news on many fronts from the Ottawa Real Estate Market Re-Sale scene in April of 2017, including near-record sales numbers for the month. The Ottawa Real Estate Board also reports a trend towards a seller’s market, with lower inventory, increased demand and many more multiple offer...

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What can Nancy Benson & Associates Offer Our Clients? These Strong Numbers, for Starters

April 30, 2017

Some impressive numbers crossed our desks at  Nancy Benson & Associates recently, and we thought we would share a few of them to help show you the strong network that we offer when we help you sell or buy a home in the Ottawa area. Click the following link www.nancybenson.com, to...

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Considering a Coach House? Explore the Rules and Expenses First

April 19, 2017

You may have heard or read some of the media coverage earlier this year when Ottawa’s first official coach house was nearing completion on Hartleigh Avenue in the Lincoln Fields area. It was approximately 500 square feet, or roughly the size of many new condo apartment units. Coach houses have been...

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Ottawa Real Estate Market sees near-record Sales Numbers in March

April 5, 2017

There is good news to report on several fronts in the numbers for the Ottawa Real Estate market in March, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has reported. March of 2017 saw a near-record number of resale property sales and realtors saw a lot more multiple offers during the month, partly because...

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HGTV host Carson Arthur among speakers at Ottawa Home and Garden Show March 23-26

March 22, 2017

You can stroll through 30,000 square feet of indoor gardens, you can pick up some landscaping tips from HGTV host Carson Arthur, and browse through dozens of displays by Ottawa-area renovation companies to get some ideas for renovation and repair projects, inside and out. If you're an Ottawa-area homeowner looking for...

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March break attractions in our region

March 9, 2017

Ski lessons and Stanley Cup exhibit among Ottawa-area March Break Activities As a realtor with more than three decades of experience helping people to buy and sell homes in the Ottawa area, I never tire of sharing with clients the many attractions of our region. Clients who are moving to our city...

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Ottawa Real Estate Market sees strong sales in February 2017

March 4, 2017

There is good news to report from Ottawa’s resale housing market in February. Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,010 properties through the Multiple Listing Service in February of 2017. That’s up from 908 that were sold in February of last year, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has announced. The...

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Why Ottawa is a Great City for First-time homebuyers

February 25, 2017

Over my more than 30 years as a realtor in the Ottawa area, I’ve helped many clients through the process of buying their first home or condo, and I’ve always found it particularly rewarding to see the excitement they feel at having a place they can call their own after...

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Why winter is a good time to start planning a spring-summer home sale

February 13, 2017

We’re in the midst of winter, when spring and summer can feel a long way off, but if you’re considering listing your home during the most popular home-buying season, it’s not too early now to get in touch so we can start the process and be ready. Home sellers, and particularly...

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