Month: April 2018

What Home Buyers Should be Looking for When Viewing a Property

You’ve done your research, found the perfect Realtor, crunched the numbers, created your list of must-haves and now it’s time to start the exciting process of HOUSE HUNTING! When you’re looking at homes for sale it isn’t always easy to look beyond the cosmetics.  Not to worry, we’ve created this handy graphic to help home …

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How Will Light Rail Change Ottawa’s Real Estate Landscape?

Recent investments in public transit are reshaping the way Ottawa residents live and move. The first phase of our city’s light rail development, likely to transform the downtown core, is expected to be completed later this year. Soon thereafter, construction on Phase 2 is expected to begin, with completion slated for 2023. While the pain …

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Buyers Get a Jump on the Spring Market

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,660 residential properties in March through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service System, compared with 1,478 in March 2017, an increase of 12.3 percent. The five-year average for March sales in 1,339. March’s sales included 358 in the condominium property class and 1,302 in the residential property class. …

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All About Condos

When it comes time to buy a home, more and more people are making the decision to buy condos instead of a freehold home. Condos can be a great option if they match up with a buyer’s lifestyle, but it is important to do your research and know the differences between a freehold home and …

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