Monthly Archives February 2013

Winding Way – $1,190,000

2007 CHEO Dream Home! Spectacular four bedroom, six bathroom all-brick home boasting over 5000 square feet, plus a fully finished lower level. This special family home features large & dramatic principal rooms, a main floor den, and a huge home entertainment room. A home with all the ‘extras’! Flex. poss. Captivating @ 10 Tradewinds Drive! (more info)
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Home Security Audit Guide

People tend to think of burglary in strictly physical terms, that is, illegal access to our home, items taken and/or items destroyed. However, burglary can have a significant impact on a person’s mental well-being. Burglary victims will often speak of a sense of violation. This can lead to feelings of fear, anger and emotional distress, particularly in children and the elderly. This Home Security Audit Guide has been developed to provide general information on keeping one’s home secure. It is intended to provide guidance in taking precautions to reduce the risk of burglary and minimize the opportunity for crime around
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Amazed. Inspired. Grateful.

Thank you for your kindness and support. I have had the good fortune to again receive the prestigious National Chairman’s Award with Royal LePage, representing the top 1% nationally.  This accomplishment could not have happened without your continuing endorsement. I am very thankful and appreciative.
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Ottawa Real Estate Statistics

The facts: Number of Sales (602) –  decrease of 11.7%   Avg. Sale Price ($342,458) – decrease of 1.8%   Days on Market – 55 days New Listings – increase of 15%   Inventory Absorption Rate –  5.5 months  Sales-to-Inventory Ratio – 12%  (Buyer’s Market)    The Ottawa Real Estate Board reported 602 unit sales in January which was a decrease of 11.7% over January 2012. The five year average for sales in January is 667 units.  New listings for the month was higher than the previous month and increased 15% over January 2012.  The average sale price in January was at $342,458, a slight decrease of 1.8% from January 2012.  The listing inventory increased from the previous month and is up 15% over January 2012.  The sales to listing inventory ratio was at 12% which indicates a buyers market.  The
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Ottawa market dips post “cool down”

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 602 residential properties in January through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 682 in January 2012, a decrease of 11.7 per cent. “The Ottawa resale market, which started to flatten out in November and December – potentially as a result of the governments’ aim to “cool down” the market – maintained its steadiness into January,” says Tim Lee, President of the Ottawa Real Estate Board.  “January 2013 isn’t too far off from the numbers we’ve seen in recent years, and although the units sold are a tad lower, Ottawa remains
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Building a Liveable Ottawa

The City of Ottawa has begun its review of strategic documents that guide the development of our city. They include the Official Plan, Transportation Master Plan, Infrastructure Master Plan, Cycling Plan, and Pedestrian Plan. When completed, the Building a Liveable Ottawa 2031 project will set the directions, policies and affordability priorities that will influence the future of the city for years to come. Help build this great city! Community input will inform the decisions made by politicians and city planners every day, and is important in this master planning initiative. The policy directions set over the next year will determine
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