Ottawa Market Update

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,202 residential properties in September through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system compared with 1,071 in September 2010, an increase of 12.2 per cent. The five-year average for September sales is 1,160. Of those sales, 280 were in the condominium property class, while 922 were in the […]

How Much Can You Afford?

How Much Can You Afford? Before you begin shopping for a home, it’s important to know how much you can afford to spend on homeownership. You will want to plan ahead for the various expenses related to homeownership. In addition to purchasing the home, other significant expenses will include heating, property taxes, home maintenance and […]

Choosing a Real Estate Agent

If you’re like most people, buying a home is the biggest investment you will ever make. Whether you’re buying a starter home, your dream home or an investment property, you should find an agent with experience in the local market to ensure you are making the most informed decisions you can, every step of the […]