Ottawa Resale House Prices up 20% in 2020

January 7, 2021

An unusually hot December in Ottawa’s resale real estate market capped a successful year that saw average sale prices up 20 % for residential properties and 19% for condo units, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has reported. As we all know, it was a challenging year as we dealt with a...

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Hoping to Sell or Buy in Spring 2021? Start Preparing Now

December 9, 2020

As we settle in for months of snow and cold, the always busy spring-summer REAL ESTATE season can feel like a long way off, with lots of time to prepare later. But if you’re planning to either sell or buy property in the spring of 2021, I’ve been advising my clients...

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Average Ottawa Resale Home Prices up 20 % Year-to-Date

December 3, 2020

It’s the time of year when housing sales normally slow down, but Ottawa’s resale market in November saw sales volume far above normal and average sale prices up 20 % for houses and 19 % for condominium units. As we continue to have lower than usual inventory in the Ottawa market,...

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CANADIAN HOUSING MARKET SNAPSHOT

November 19, 2020

October’s Housing Marketing Snapshot: CREA The Numbers Aren’t Slowing Down...October was another busy month for Canadian home buyers and sellers! Housing activity across the country continued to increase from September into October, begging the question: is this trend here to stay? ~~ ~~CHECK OUT THE STATS HERE~~~~by The Canadian Real Estate Association~~CALL ME...

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CRAFT BEER IN THE OTTAWA AREA!

November 6, 2020

CHECK out what Ottawa’s local craft breweries have to offer with a self-guided tour. Be sure to have a Designated Driver. CLICK HERE TO View a list of SOME OF THE GREAT BREWERIES IN THE AREA.

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Ottawa House, Condo Prices up 19% Year-to-Date

November 4, 2020

Ottawa’s resale real estate market in October was far hotter than usual for this time of year, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. In October 2020, sales volume in our region was up 34% over the same month last year, and well above average for the month. In other good news, the...

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Cottage Life Attracting More Retirees, First-time Buyers

November 3, 2020

The summer cottage is no longer just a family affair. For many years, the market for recreational properties was largely made up of couples with children, who wanted a retreat where they could unwind and create happy family memories. Of course, many buyers still fall into that category. But in recent years, we...

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Wondering what is happening in the Ottawa Real Estate Market?

October 12, 2020

OTTAWA REAL ESTATE - STATS during COVID-19 If you are wondering what is happening in today's Real Estate market in Ottawa, these charts produced by the Ottawa Real Estate Board give a clear picture of how the market is fairing vs last year's statistics. If you are a buyer or a...

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Ottawa House Sale Prices up 19% Year-to-Date

October 5, 2020

Thanks to a much-needed surge in new listings coming onto Ottawa’s resale residential real estate market in September, there was a 51 % increase in the number of properties sold compared with September of 2019, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has reported. In a month that is usually quieter than the...

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No Signs of Cooling in Ottawa’s Hot Market

September 28, 2020

If you’re a homebuyer currently on the search, you don’t need me to tell you that Ottawa’s residential real estate market has bounced back dramatically from the brief lull we experienced in the early weeks of COVID. With continued low inventory and high demand, multiple offers and quick sales have been...

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