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WHAT IS A BULLY OFFER?

What is a bully offer? Every day I look through the hot sheet from the Ottawa Real Estate board. It is a list of all new properties to the market. One thing that almost every one of them has in common is that they were holding offers. This means the seller is waiting till a […]

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 2019

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2019 The fall market is feeling a bit like the Spring market this year. There is the same sense of urgency with buyers and sellers are getting premium prices for their homes. Our team just had a house go up for sale last week and we priced at the higher end […]

WE’RE HIRING!

FULL-TIME LICENSED SALES PARTNER ABOUT US We’re a team of 3 producing big results Our vision is to be the team of choice for hundreds of families in Ottawa every year Our philosophy is to have a small team of higher producing agents in a fun and collaborative work environment. We are not looking for […]

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: AUGUST 2019

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE AUGUST 2019 Summer is over and the fall real estate market is getting back into full swing. I have noticed already just a few days into September that activity is picking up with buyers and sellers. The fall is typically a very busy time to buy and sell in Ottawa. This year […]

ARE WINDOWS REQUIRED IN A BASEMENT BEDROOM?

ARE WINDOWS REQUIRED IN A BASEMENT BEDROOM? Ottawa is a great place to purchase investment properties. Our vacancy rates are low. As real estate prices in Ottawa continue to increase, some buyers are looking at ways to supplement their mortgage payments. Owner-occupied main levels, with tenants renting out the basement, is a common cost-efficient approach […]

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SQUARE FOOTAGE VS LIVING SPACE

  As part of a full-service real estate team, each week I preview and show several properties to various buyers, and host open houses for our seller clients whenever possible. The 2 most common questions I hear day-to-day are: 1) Why are the current owners selling? 2) What is the square footage of the house? […]

WHAT SHOULD YOU UPGRADE ON YOUR NEW HOME?

Buying a new home in Ottawa can be stressful. There are so many builders and options to choose from. Each offering different value propositions and with varying degrees of quality. Our team can help you navigate all the difficult choices. We can help you choose your perfect lot and neighbourhood.  Most builders are happy to […]

WHICH HOUSE WOULD YOU BUY?

  We had a chance to sell a wonderful house for some relocating clients. They tried previously to sell their home with another brokerage.  I want to share with you the pictures that were on the MLS.   Previous MLS Our MLS The photo themselves are of weak quality and the house was not staged […]

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: JULY 2019

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE JULY 2019 The Ottawa real estate market had a great July.  We have not had this kind of activity in a July for 15 years. Typically after a busy Spring market things slow in the summer. This year is the exception.  We had over 1800 sales on the MLS system. There is […]

OTTAWA MARKET UPDATE: JUNE 2019

  The average price of a residential-class property in June was $500,700. This is the first time we have ever eclipsed the half-million mark in Ottawa. When I first started in real estate 15 years ago 500k was a big number! People would say half a million like it meant something! Hard to believe it […]