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Making a Smart Purchase in a Seller’s Market

While Ottawa’s real estate market remains more balanced than some other large Canadian cities, increasing condo sales and a tightening inventory of available homes means that, in many Ottawa neighbourhoods, sellers will have the advantage in real estate negotiations. If you are interested in making a purchase in such a market, it is especially important […]

Resale prices climb in October!

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,243 residential properties in October through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service System, compared with 1,214 in October 2016, an increase of 2.3 percent. The five year average for October sales in 1,165. We continue to see the resale market outpace last year’s performance, which included 261 in […]

Ottawa Tops the List of Best Places to Live in Canada

For the second year in a row, MoneySense Magazine has ranked Ottawa as the #1 place to live in Canada. This news is hardly a surprise to those of us who love the Capital City. Ottawa has low unemployment, a healthy median income of $91,000 per year, and a less frenzied real estate market than […]