Average House Sale Prices in Ottawa up 35%

May 5, 2021

Ottawa’s robust residential real estate market in April saw the number of transactions up more than 30% above average for the month, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. With inventory continuing to be lower than usual, the market also saw continued increases in average sale prices for residential units and condos. The...

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Ottawa’s Master Gardeners

April 25, 2021

Gardening Questions? Get free advice from Ottawa’s Master Gardeners You purchased a home that included a beautiful perennial garden, but this year the flowers aren’t looking as plentiful or as healthy as they once did. What can you do to perk them up? Or you’re selling your home in a few months,...

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Ottawa resale house prices rise 35% in March

April 8, 2021

Unusually warm temperatures, a surge in new listings and pent-up buyer demand helped make March of 2021 a hot month for Ottawa’s resale real estate market. The number of transactions was well above the five-year average for the month, multiple offers were common, and almost 80% of properties sold for more...

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Hiring a Realtor vs. Selling on Your Own?

March 11, 2021

Considering selling on your own? Here are some facts regarding hiring a Realtor (professional negotiator) in a fast-moving market: If you are considering selling a property in Ottawa, the news regarding the resale market is certainly exciting. Ottawa has not seen price increases like this for years! Properties are selling faster...

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Ottawa Resale Properties “Virtually Flying off Shelves”

March 4, 2021

Ottawa’s resale real estate market in February saw continuing low inventory, quick sales and rising average prices because of competition for the limited properties on the market, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. The numbers continued the trend we’ve seen in our market for many months. In a nutshell, it’s a great...

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6 Tips for Buying Property in Ottawa’s Hot Sellers’ Market

February 12, 2021

If you’re thinking of buying real estate these days, whether its’ a home or condo, you’ve probably heard that our city’s resale market is a “Seller’s Market”. This is due to a lower than usual number of properties on the market coupled with low interest rates. In January of 2021, the...

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February 5, 2021

Ottawa’s resale Real Estate market saw sales transactions up nearly 25% over January of last year, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. As well, average sale prices were up for condominium units and residential-class properties, though the Board cautions that an unusually high number of $1 million-plus properties sold in January...

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8 Packing Tips For Moving Long Distance

January 20, 2021

Moving to a distant location is exciting, but you might also find yourself dealing with a great deal of stress. In addition to moving to a new residence, you might be trying to handle your normal daily responsibilities such as taking care of your kids or managing your career. Over...

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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

SPRING 2021 is JUST AROUND THE CORNER!!! Are you planning to either sell or buy property in the spring of 2021, I’ve been advising my clients that it’s urgent that we start the advance work now so that we can be ready when the time comes. Preparing early is always...

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