April 16, 2019

For 30+ years as  Realtor I have been giving investment advise to those in Ottawa and from other parts of the world  who realize how affordable it is to live here!  Whether I have clients purchasing an investment for their University aged children or moving to Ottawa for their retirement Ottawa offers a great quality...

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Ottawa House Prices up 7.2 % over March of 2018

April 3, 2019

The Ottawa resale real estate market in March saw inventory continuing to be low and average sale prices up for residential homes and condominium units, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has reported. In a press release comparing sales numbers from March of 2019 with the numbers from March of 2018, the Board says...

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Hoping to Sell your Home this Spring? Start Preparing Now

April 2, 2019

You might not know it as there is still lots of snow in Ottawa, but spring has officially arrived! In the resale real estate world, that means we are entering the busiest time of year, particularly for sales of family homes. While condominium units can sell at any time of year,...

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February Market sees Average Ottawa House Sale Price up 8.6 %

March 5, 2019

There were sales numbers to cheer in Ottawa’s resale housing market results for February, with strong numbers and good news for both sellers and buyers. The number of properties sold was above average; sale prices for condominium units and houses were up; and the number of days on...

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Here’s Why Ottawa is “the right place for real estate”

March 3, 2019

As a Realtor in Ottawa for more than 30 years, I often find myself working with clients who are new to our city and have asked for help in buying a home. I always look forward to serving as a tour guide for these buyers. As we search for properties, I give them...

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Ottawa Resale Real Estate Market Posts Hot January Numbers

February 5, 2019

The temperatures in Ottawa were unusually frigid, but January of 2019 proved to be a hot month for sales in our region’s resale real estate market, with the highest sales volume we’ve seen in many years. Sales numbers were up in January for both condominium units and residential-class properties compared with January of 2018....

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Q&A:Nancy Benson chats about Ottawa’s Real Estate Market

January 31, 2019

Q&A: Nancy Benson chats about Ottawa’s Real Estate Market and why Winter can be a good time to list Happy new year, everyone! As we are still early in 2019, I thought it would be a good time to offer an overview on the Ottawa resale real estate market, including...

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Ottawa’s Average House Resale Prices up 5.1 % in 2018

January 5, 2019

The final numbers for 2018 are in, and the Ottawa Real Estate Board is reporting good news, including average sale prices that were up for residential class properties and condominium units. The Board says the average sale price for a residential-class property in Ottawa in 2018 was $446,661. That’s an increase of...

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Ottawa’s November Re-Sale Market sees House prices up 2.6 %

December 5, 2018

Ottawa’s re-sale real estate market in November saw average sale prices up 2.6 % for residential properties year over year, while condominium units saw an increase of 11.1 %, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has reported. In its report on sales in our region for November of 2018, the Board says...

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How to Stay warm & Reduce Energy Costs in Ottawa Winters

November 23, 2018

Winter officially arrives Dec. 21, and the days are short, the temperatures are cooler, and we’re settling in for a few months of cold. For residents of Ottawa, where I’ve been helping clients buy and sell properties for more than 30 years, our winter season offer many attractions, including outdoor skating...

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