RE/MAX 2018 Spring Market Trends Report

April 12, 2018

RE/MAX has released its 2018 Spring Market Trends Report: Full Report posted here. NEW STRESS TEST REGULATIONS PROMPT CANADIAN HOMEBUYERS TO INCREASE BUDGETS, RE-EVALUATE HOME FEATURES OR DELAY THEIR PURCHASE. WHILE HOMEBUYERS ARE FEELING THE IMPACT OF REGULATORY CHANGES, THE SPRING MARKET FORECASTS BRIGHTER DAYS AHEAD. A recent RE/MAX survey conducted by...

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Ottawa Resale Market Sees Home Prices Up 8 % over March, 2017

April 5, 2018

There is good news to report on several fronts from the Ottawa area’s resale market in March of 2018, including increases in units sold and average prices for the month, and a decrease in the average number of days properties are on the market, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has...

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Buying Property in Ottawa’s West End? Here are Just a Few Great Attractions

March 28, 2018

As a Realtor with more than 30 years of experience in the Ottawa area, I’ve worked regularly with employees of the Department of National Defence who have been transferred from other cities. Often they have been referred to me by relocation agencies. With more than 16,000 employees working in our area,...

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Find Reno & Landscaping Tips at Ottawa Home and Garden Show, March 22 to 25

March 18, 2018

After a dark and cold winter, Spring officially arrives March 20, and we can finally look forward to longer, warmer days and seeing our frost-weary lawns and gardens come back to life. It’s the time of year when many homeowners start to think of freshening up their homes, gardens and patios,...

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Looking for Ottawa March Break Activities? Try these & more

March 9, 2018

As a Realtor with more than three decades of experience in the Ottawa area, I’ve worked often with families who are new to our region. As I help them find a new home, I enjoy filling them in on the many attractions that make our city such a great place...

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With Home Inventory Declining, Ottawa could be heading to sellers’ market!

March 7, 2018

There is potential good news for you if you live in the Ottawa area and have been considering listing your home for sale for the busy spring-summer season of 2018. The sales numbers are in for the Ottawa resale market for February, and the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports that the...

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Son or Daughter away at university? Consider Purchasing instead of Renting

February 26, 2018

If you’re at that stage or if your children will be leaving for post-secondary education in the next few years, there’s another option worth exploring: purchasing an apartment or house where they can live during their studies and which can also serve as an investment for you. For parents whose financial...

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Considering Buying a Home in Gatineau? Keep Appreciation in Mind

February 19, 2018

As a Realtor with more than 30 years of experience in the Ottawa area, I work often with buyer clients who are new to our city and are intrigued by the novelty of having another province just across a bridge over the Ottawa River. It’s there that you will find the...

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10 Easy Ways to Improve Curb Appeal when Selling Your Home

February 14, 2018

If you’ve ever sold a home, you know what it’s like to get the interior into pristine shape so that potential buyers are impressed as soon as they step inside and take their first look around. You clean, you de-clutter, you re-arrange art and accessories, you sometimes re-paint a few rooms...

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Ottawa’s Resale Market sees above-average January Sales, Low Inventory

February 5, 2018

The sales numbers for Ottawa’s resale real estate market for the first month of 2018 are in, and there is some good news if you happen to be a seller. It was a month that saw unusually low inventory, continuing a trend we’ve seen throughout the past year. The Ottawa Real Estate...

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