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OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR SEPTEMBER 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 8.2% over last September, sitting at $416,464. The condos are up 3.9% sitting at $261,548. The Ottawa condo market was busy again. Units sold are […]

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WHAT HAPPENS IF MY HOUSE DOESN’T CLOSE

  There have been some recent cases of buyers defaulting on their home purchases long after all the conditions have been met. This is still extremely rare in Ottawa but lawyers are seeing more of it. This can be attributed to the markets in some major cities cooling off in-between when a buyer bought and […]

Ottawa Monthly Stats for Newsletter

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR AUGUST 2017

The Fall season is almost upon us. The kids are getting settled into school and everyone is getting back into a routine. Our little man Aiden just had his first day of school. It was pretty hard seeing him board his school bus for the first time! Kids grow up quick. The Ottawa housing market […]

Ottawa Monthly Stats for Newsletter

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR JULY 2017

    I hope everyone is having a great summer so far. Our local housing market continues to impress. In July the market was once again well ahead of where we were this time last year. Let’s look at the numbers. These are the average numbers. There are some areas that are experiencing double digit […]

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WINNING MULTIPLE BIDS

The real estate market in Ottawa is often a very competitive place to purchase real estate. When a house is listed that shows well and is priced aggressively it will often attract more than one buyer. This creates a multiple bid situation. I have been in this situation too many times to count. Twice in […]

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OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR JUNE 2017

Ottawa’s market has been thriving for the first half of 2017. Month over month we are seeing an increase in units sold and average sale prices increasing from last year. Compared to last year at this time, Ottawa homes sales units in both residential and condos property classes are up 13.5%. The average residential sale […]

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OTTAWA RANKED #1 ON CANADA

Last week MoneySense magazine announced the best place to live in Canada. No surprise to me that Ottawa reigns as number #1. Back to back champs! Based on employment rate, household income, health, weather, crime rate, transit and much more Ottawa has been ranked the best place to live in Canada 2017. Ottawa is not […]

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STAGING: IMPOSSIBLE

  MISSION To completely stage a Barrhaven single family home and have it launched back on the market within 24hrs. I got a call one morning from someone who had their house listed with a limited service brokerage. They were super unhappy and wanted a change. I met with him almost immediately. He offered me […]

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OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE FOR MAY 2017

RAINING SALES IN OTTAWA It was raining sales in the Ottawa real estate market last month. Amid one of the rainiest months ever,  we also experienced the busiest real estate market in Ottawa history.  We absolutely shattered the previous record by over 315 units. The Ottawa residential market has been hot for a while now […]

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THE POWER OF STAGING

  Home staging is such an important aspect of selling your home. In Ottawa, home buyers have lots to choose from. It’s important to make the right first impression. These Ottawa sellers worked with our staging team to make sure their house sparkled when it hit MLS. They ended up selling in a week for […]