Retired & Planning to Downsize? I can Help

May 31, 2023

As a Realtor who has helped buyers and sellers in Ottawa for more than 30 years, I always enjoy hearing from clients as their housing needs change, in some cases many years after I first assisted them. In recent years I have been hearing from clients who have reached retirement...

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May 29, 2023

What does “months of inventory” mean for buyers and sellers? If you are planning to buy or sell a house or condo in Ottawa, there’s a key number worth noting, because it has a big impact on your experience. When the Ottawa Real Estate Board releases sales results and average prices each...

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Avoid These Buyer Turn-offs

May 26, 2023

With more than 30 years of experience taking homebuyers through Ottawa properties, I know immediately when I spot something that will make buyers cringe. These are the negative things that can make them scratch a property from their list or decline to visit in the first place. In many cases, these issues...

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Tips on Selling a Cottage

May 17, 2023

I sometimes hear from long-time clients who have decided to sell the family cottage or year-round second vacation home. They often ask if there are different issues to think about when preparing a cottage or rural property for sale than when selling your city house or condo. There are similarities and differences...

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Buying a resale house or Condo? What to Know about Ottawa’s Spring Market

May 8, 2023

Planning to purchase a house or condo unit in Ottawa in coming months? Congratulations!  Here are a few things to know about what to expect, based on the sales numbers for April from the Ottawa Real Estate Board: Prices are Lower than a Year Ago, but Starting to Rise After the Bank...

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May 5, 2023

Ottawa Resale Market Favoring Sellers Again After a few months of balanced conditions, Ottawa’s resale real estate market is favoring sellers again because of lower than usual inventory on the market. There is other good news for sellers in the Ottawa Real Estate Board’s report on sales in Ottawa for April. Multiple-offer situations...

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