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OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: JUNE 2020

The first half of 2020 is one for the books! We are living in a time that will be talked about for generations to come. COVID has irrevocably changed how we go about our daily lives now and in the future. The long term impacts on our economy are yet to be fully understood. Interestingly […]

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: MAY 2020

  What a strange year it has been so far. I hope everyone is doing well. With the economy starting to open up and the cases of new infections decreasing things are finally starting to head in the right direction. This might be welcome news for home buyers as they await new inventory from reluctant […]

SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL AND EXCLUSIVE SALE

There is no status quo right now in any industry. In real estate, we are pivoting and providing lots of unique options to our Ottawa selling clients. In this case, our clients chose our exclusive option. This allowed us to actively market the property but not have it on the MLS. The seller only wanted very qualified buyers coming through the […]

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: APRIL 2020

 These past 8 weeks have been challenging for everyone. Trying to home school, run a business, and keep everyone happy has been a challenge! My two boys have been pretty good but they are over it. My little guy Austin calls this a fire drill. He keeps asking “Daddy when is the fire drill […]

SELLING IN OUR NEW NORMAL

Marketing: The proper marketing of your home has never been more important. We need to get your home exposed to as many people as possible online. We have added in services to make this happen. This additional exposure will help you maximize your sale price. Virtual Staging: We have been working on a new process […]

WHY IT MATTERS WHO YOU WORK WITH!

The subject homes in this case study were almost identical.  They are the exact same Red Oak model by Tartan. They are right across the street from each other. Upgrades were similar. The houses were essentially the same value. Difference: $14,157 Why it matters who you work with! It is tempting to save money on […]

THE FUTURE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON THE OTTAWA HOUSING MARKET

Local Economy We are fortunate to live in Ottawa with so many solid and secure public service jobs. This will help us recover faster than other market centres across the country. We are not however going to be immune to this unprecedented situation. It seems as if what first looked like a matter of weeks is now looking […]

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: MARCH 2020

March 2020 will be a month none of us will forget. The speed at which this virus has taken over has been astonishing.  I was in the process of interviewing potential candidates to join our team early in the month. Two weeks later the majority of our clients put their real estate needs on hold. […]

NEW BUILD OR RESALE – WHAT IS THE BEST CHOICE FOR YOU?

  Nothing is more exciting than a house-hunting trip to find your next home. Whether you want a single, condo or town there are so many styles and varieties of homes to choose. We often don’t think about whether we want a newly-constructed home or a resale. We often just jump on the internet and […]

HOME STAGING 101 – JUST THE FACTS

Your home is one of the biggest investments in your lifetime. Home staging will help you get a better return on your money. Most buyers are looking for a move-in ready home and home staging helps them visualize this instantly. Besides, it makes your home look like a model home without you having to lift […]