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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Ottawa House Prices up 5.7% in October

November 5, 2018

The Ottawa real estate market saw higher than average numbers in October of 2018, with the number of properties sold higher than usual and average sales prices up for residential properties and condominium units, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. In other highlights of the Board’s report on October sales, the...

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Five Sites near Ottawa Offering Spectacular Fall Colours

October 16, 2018

When I’m helping clients who are new to Ottawa find a home, I love telling them about our city and the natural attractions that make our area so appealing at any time of the year. There’s so much to enjoy. Huge parks, ski hills, lakes, walking trails, outdoor spas, historic villages...

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September Ottawa House Prices up 7.9 % Year over Year

October 3, 2018

September of 2018 was a strong month for Ottawa’s resale housing market, with sales numbers above average and house and condo sales prices up more than 7 per cent over September of 2017. In a news release, the Ottawa Real Estate Board says members of the board sold 1,393 residential...

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September 26, 2018

HGTV’s Sarah Richardson among presenters at Ottawa Fall Home Show If you’re a fan of Canadian interior designer and HGTV star Sarah Richardson, you’ll have a chance to sit down with her for a few minutes of personal design advice Sept. 28 at the 2018 Ottawa Fall Home Show. As part of...

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Considering buying an Ottawa Home? Check out Neighbourhood Details on my Site

September 21, 2018

With more than 30 years of experience helping people to buy properties in the Ottawa area, I’m always excited when I find new tools to help clients in their search. So I’m happy to tell you about a fantastic new link at www.nancybenson.com that allows you to tour a variety of...

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Ottawa’s August Resale Home Prices up 3.1% over 2017

September 6, 2018

There is a lot of good news to share about the Ottawa resale real estate market in August of 2018, thanks to figures from the Ottawa Real Estate Board. Average house sale prices for the month were up 3.1 per cent over the average in August of 2017. Average condominium sale...

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