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Ottawa Market Update, January 2014

In spite of the very cold weather, residential sales in January were virtually identical to last year. This is good news. One would have thought the bitter cold would keep folks snug in their homes. Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 589 residential properties in January through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, […]

Transferred to Ottawa

Buying a home at the best of times can be stressful and challenging. Having to do it all in a matter of a few days in an unfamiliar city is what faces our armed forces members. Having the right real estate professional guide you through the process will be imperative to your success. I have […]

Why Do a Home Inspection?

Buying a home is likely the largest investment you will ever make. You want to ensure you have done your due diligence before you sign on the dotted line!  The standard cost of a Home Inspection in Ottawa is between $400.00 and $500.00. This is a small price to pay for peace of mind. In […]

Ottawa Market Update, 2013

Happy 2014 to everyone! While the temperature outside is on the “cool” side, the Ottawa real estate market remains steady and balanced.  Ottawa truly is a great place to call home. Looking at the whole of 2013, the number of homes sold through the Board’s MLS® system was 13,873, compared with 14,326 in 2012, a […]

Falling Condo Demand Slows Ottawa Real Estate Market

Shrinking demand for condominiums in November sapped any momentum in Ottawa’s resale homes market. Condo sales fell 15.5 per cent from the same month a year earlier, pulling down the overall real estate market by 0.7 per cent even as sales of other housing types held steady. The drop came after three months of small […]

Ottawa Market Update for November, 2013

The snowy month of November brought with it a slower than average resale market in Ottawa. On a more positive note, I hope the snow has put everyone in a holiday mood!! Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 891 residential properties in November through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 928 […]

Ottawa Market Update for October, 2013

The clocks have been turned back and that’s a sure sign that we are headed into winter and cooler temperatures.  The Ottawa Real Estate Market is, however, heating up! Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,090 residential properties in October through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 1,069 in October 2012, […]

Ottawa Market Update for September, 2013

The Ottawa resale market has started to heat up again.  Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,119 residential properties in September through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 995 in September 2012, an increase of 12.5 per cent. The five-year average for September sales is 1,121. The average sale price of […]

Ottawa Market Update for August, 2013

Summer is over and kids are back at school.  Before you know it, the holiday season will be here. Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,219 residential properties in August through the Boards Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 1,145 in August 2012, an increase of 6.5 per cent. The five-year average for […]