June 2017 Newsletter

June 21, 2017

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Eight tips for Staying Cool and Managing Your Summer Energy Bills

June 16, 2017

As we enter the summer months and enjoy patio dining, barbecues and weekends at the cottage or beach, we also enter the months when our hydro bills can soar because of our efforts to cool our homes. But there are some simple things that we can all do to manage our...

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Ottawa Re-sale Market posts a record-breaking May

June 2, 2017

The month of May, 2017 was a spectacular one for the Ottawa real estate re-sale market, with sales numbers breaking not only the record for the month of May but also surpassing the best single-month sales numbers ever seen in our region, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has reported. In its...

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Visit historic buildings at Doors Open Ottawa, June 3-4

June 1, 2017

Ever wanted to peek inside the Supreme Court of Canada, the Britannia Yacht Club or stroll through Earnscliffe, the historic Sussex Drive residence that serves as home to the British High Commissioner? How about a behind-the-scenes look at the national training centre of the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, or...

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Buying or Selling a home in Ottawa? Nancy Benson gives you a head start over your competition

May 30, 2017

With more than 30 years of experience as a realtor in the Ottawa area, specializing in homes and condos in the city’s established neighbourhoods, I’m proud to report that my team, Nancy Benson and Associates, sold $32.5 million dollars in real estate in 2016, thanks to the much appreciated support...

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AVERAGE RESIDENTIAL SALE PRICE Q1, YEAR-OVER-YEAR

May 15, 2017

2016: $361,503 2017: $381,524

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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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