Tis the Season

December 23, 2019

It’s that time of year when we take time to connect with family & friends and enjoy the holiday season together. As a Realtor in Ottawa for more than 30 years, it’s also a time when I go through the names in my “Rolodex” (OK, I’m dating myself) and think of how thankful...

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Why Ottawa is a great city for first-time homebuyers

December 17, 2019

Consider yourself fortunate if you live in Ottawa and have been putting aside funds towards buying your first home. For many years, Ottawa has been one of the most affordable large cities in Canada, with average resale home prices about half of what they are in Vancouver and Toronto, whether you’re looking for a...

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Don’t Feel Like Cooking Christmas Dinner?

December 16, 2019

Looking for a Christmas dinner in Ottawa without the hours of effort that go into preparing one? While many people love cooking for an annual family gathering, there are others who prefer to relax and leave the cooking to someone else. In Ottawa, as I tell my real estate clients who are...

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Ottawa Resale Home & Condo Prices Up 9 % Year-to-Date

December 5, 2019

Ottawa’s resale housing market saw a busier than usual November, with the number of sales above average for the month and properties selling quickly, partly because of continuing low inventory, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. In its news release on Ottawa’s market in November of 2019, the Board says its members sold 1,288 residential...

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