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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Ottawa Resale Home & Condo Prices Up 9 % Year-to-Date

December 5, 2019

Ottawa’s resale housing market saw a busier than usual November, with the number of sales above average for the month and properties selling quickly, partly because of continuing low inventory, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. In its news release on Ottawa’s market in November of 2019, the Board says its members sold 1,288 residential...

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Ottawa Resale House Prices up 6.4 %

June 6, 2019

The numbers are in for Ottawa’s resale real estate market in May, and I’m happy to share good news on multiple fronts. Average selling prices were up by 6. 4 % from May of 2018 for residential homes, while condominium unit prices were up 5.8 %, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reports. As well,...

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Own an Investment Property? Know the Rules before You Rent

June 4, 2019

It can be a great way to earn extra income, but if you’re considering purchasing an investment property in Ontario, it’s important to brush up on the provincial laws that you must follow before and after you sign that lease. Over my more than three decades as a Realtor in Ottawa, I’ve helped many clients...

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Ottawa House Prices up 7.4 % April 2019

May 3, 2019

The average sale price for Ottawa houses was up 7.4 % in April of 2019 and the average sale price for a condominium unit was up 14.3 % over the average prices in the same month in 2018, the Ottawa Real Estate Board has reported. The Board has just released the...

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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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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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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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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 that allows you to tour a variety of...

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