Monthly Archives June 2015

Royal LePage Shelter Foundation named national partner in Sheltersafe.ca

            We are pleased to announce another step forward in our efforts to help abused women and their children find help. The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation has been named a national partner in Sheltersafe.ca — a new online resource managed by the Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses — along with RBC Foundation. Any time of day or night through Sheltersafe.ca, women can find help close to home. Sheltersafe.ca provides a single point of information for women seeking safety by quickly identifying a shelter in a specific geographic area. The map provides 24-hour emergency telephone numbers, while protecting
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Electronic Signatures in Real Estate coming July 1st!

  Real Estate News: Effective July 1st, 2015 real estate consumers in Ontario will be able to use electronic signatures on agreements of purchase and sale! OREA (Ontario Real Estate Association) has promoted the fact that electronic signatures on agreements of purchase and sale will help improve transaction efficiency by reducing the time required to complete a deal.  In doing so, e-signatures will help improve the consumer’s experience while saving REALTORS® time. OREA  (Ontario Real Estate Association) will be participating in an official government announcement towards the end of the month.     This article was first published on https://www.teamrealty.ca.
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Royal LePage Team Realty named one of the TOP 60 Real Estate Brokerages in Canada

WOW! We are so honoured that we made REP Magazine’s (Real Estate Professional) list of the Top 60 Real Estate Brokerages in Canada! “These Brokerages are more than high transaction, high-volume players – they are also leaders in innovation for clients and agents, and in their communities.” -REP MAG page 25             At Royal LePage Team Realty we work to provide the best real estate training and technology for our Sales Representatives.  Our Sales Representatives provide outstanding real estate services to their clients.  We love Ottawa and our communities and we truly believe in giving
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Resale market remains steady and strong in May!

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate board sold 1,926 residential properties in May through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 1,789 in May 2014, an increase of 7.7 per cent. The five-year average for May sales is 1,812. May’s sales included 342 in the condominium property class, and 1,584 in the residential property class. The average cumulative days on market remains consistent at 72 days, compared to 74 last month. Properties are moving consistently and inventory remains plentiful; labeling the Ottawa market and allowing for average sale prices to remain very stable. The average sale price of a
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Ottawa Real Estate Market Update: May 2015

  Stats stats stats! It’s being called a “Buyer’s Market” but overall the Ottawa’s Real Estate resale market was strong and steady in May 2015.   Below are some of the highlights from the Ottawa Real Estate Board.  This type of Real Estate Market overview is interesting but please speak to one of our REALTORS or Contact us for the statistics in your specific neighbourhood!   We’d love to hear from you and we’re here to help.       Posted by the Ottawa Real Estate Board June 3rd, 2015   Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,926
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Wow! Ottawa ranked #1 amongst large cities and #2 overall in MoneySense's Canada's Best Places to Live 2015 rankings!

Canada’s Best Places to Live 2015: Measuring quality of life in 209 cities Wow! Ottawa ranked #1 amongst large cities and #2 overall in MoneySense’s Canada’s Best Places to Live 2015 rankings!  Read Full Article Here We’ve always loved Ottawa but with a resurgence in amazing restaurants, arts and culture, farmers markets and start up companies like Shopify making headlines,  in recent years our national reputation has gone from drab to fab! Finally the rest of Canada is seeing what we do: Ottawa is a truly awesome place to live! “Ottawa benefits from being fairly stable while other cities have
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