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OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR JANUARY 2018

  The Ottawa housing market has been extremely active over the past 6-9 months. It has been quite amazing to observe. New regulations and rising interest rates have some homeowners wondering if we have seen the last of these price gains. Here is a market minute update: Our local economy is strong and consumer confidence […]

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TEAM MISSION

  After our annual client Santa party I was approached by a past client who asked me why I do all this after sale stuff. The contests, newsletters, cards, client events etc. He said he would refer our team business no matter what, and that I really didn’t need to do all this stuff. It […]

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ANNUAL REAL ESTATE REPORT: OTTAWA

THE YEAR IN REVIEW This year our real estate market took everyone by surprise. At the beginning of the year, most economists were predicting a sluggish market with little or no price gains. The reality is that it was an incredibly strong year for real estate in Ottawa with solid price gains. This was fuelled […]

Ottawa Coach Houses Real Estate

COACH HOUSES

One trend I can see gaining some traction in Ottawa real estate over the upcoming few years is coach houses. A coach house is a separate dwelling detached from the principal house that sits on the same lot. Personally, I think with the right property and location this could be a viable option for people in […]

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OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR NOVEMBER 2017

The Ottawa real estate market is still pretty hot, especially considering the time of year. Many Ottawa home buyers are looking to purchase before the new mortgage rules are implemented in January. Prices are up again over last year. Our average price for a residential-class property was up 3.2% over last November, sitting at $418,354. […]

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CLIENT DRAW WINNERS 2017

  Thanks everyone for participating in our client draw. It is lots of fun to put these contests and events on throughout the year.  I feel blessed and grateful to have such wonderful clients to work with each year. This is a very small token of my appreciation. Hope the winners enjoy the gifts. I […]

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CUSTOM HOME WITH ATTACHED IN-LAW QUARTERS

I believe many Ottawa home buyers over the upcoming 5-10 years will be looking for homes with in-law suites. We have an aging population and buyers are looking for new ways to share the large mortgage payments. I just assisted some clients with their rural Stittsville purchase and I thought I would share our experience. […]

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3RD ANNUAL SANTA PARTY 🎅🏻

  We are excited to be hosting our 3rd annual Santa Party! We will have a professional photographer on hand and a very special guest (kids will be excited). A nice alternative to meet Santa without all the long lines at the mall. There will also be presents for the kids, face painting, crafts, and refreshments will be […]

Ottawa Monthly Stats for Newsletter

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR OCTOBER 2017

The Ottawa housing market results are in and the numbers for the average sale prices are up again month over month. Our average price for a residential-class property was up 8.6% over last October, sitting at $425,256. The condos are up 6.9% sitting at $269,604. Units sold cooled a little in the condo market last […]

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REAL LIFE MONOPOLY

One of my favourite games growing up was Monopoly. I always enjoyed building my empire on the board and watching my older brothers squirm as they landed on my hotels. Early in each game, I was always broke with no money because I was buying up the property on the board. Others would try to […]