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Ottawa Monthly Stats for Newsletter

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 […]

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FILLING IN THE POOL

In Ottawa, we get hot summers and the popularity of pools has skyrocketed in the last 10 years. Kids love them and it is a great place to cool off. However, not everyone wants a pool. If you are selling your home with a pool you can likely get a premium from most buyers, however, […]

Ottawa Monthly Stats for Newsletter

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 […]