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Summer Honey-Do List: Home Projects to Keep Your Home Looking Great.

With every season comes new projects for a homeowner. Whether it’s regular maintenance or renovations to keep your home from looking dated, it all works towards the same goal of maintaining your investment. Here are some tasks for you to add to your honey-do list this summer, to ensure your home shines bright during these ...

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Avoiding Backyard Blunders: 5 Things to Know About A Property Before You Buy

When looking at homes as a buyer, don’t forget to check out the backyard landscape! A backyard can serve as your haven, or your headache, so evaluating it properly before you buy is essential. See here for 5 things to evaluate in your backyard to ensure your new home is exactly what you signed up ...

June 2021 Real Estate Market Snapshot

Ottawa Area Real Estate Market Snapshot June 2021

  Ottawa Area Real Estate Market Snapshot June 2021 The June 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The first half of June saw an increase in traffic to our website, but the last two weeks showed a slow down compared to May. This is typical for the time of year as ...

Ottawa real estate market watch: Rural properties in high demand in 2021

Unprecedented buyer interest in town and country homes, says local real estate group. Rural properties in the areas surrounding Ottawa have always attracted interest. It has always been a strong, competitive market. This year, however, there is greater demand than ever for homes set in country locations. Where normally the focus is on the bigger ...

Beyond the Sign – The Royal LePage Team Experience: Taking You Beyond The Sign

This is the first article in our Beyond the Sign series. In this series, Kent and Jason from the ownership team collaborate and discuss topics that are important to both our economy and the communities we serve. Our first article is being featured on CityNews and with Real Estate remaining a very hot topic in ...

Mortgage Stress Test – Is This Important to Us?

The Dynamic Ottawa Real Estate Market COVID-19 tragically swept across Canada last year. It sadly changed many aspects of our lives. One of the areas that we did not anticipate was the impact on the residential real estate market. We have witnessed an unprecedented roller-coaster in-home sale in Ottawa.  The Federal Government has been concerned ...

May 2021 Real Estate Market Snapshot

Ottawa Area Real Estate Market Snapshot May 2021

  The May 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The lockdown of May 2021 was quite different than the one that happened in May 2020. For example, there many increases in the listings numbers across the Ottawa Real Estate Market. With double the number of listings as sellers take advantage of ...

Renovating your Home – What Should I Do to Get the Best Price

The Dynamic Ottawa Housing Market  There have been many impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with one being the significant change in the Ottawa residential housing market. For many years Ottawa enjoyed a stable market with a predictable inventory of homes. There was a slow and steady growth in the value of the houses. This has ...

Is It Time to Renovate Your Basement?

When you walk downstairs to your basement, do you look around and think we could turn this into a much more comfortable living space? Does watching the home renovations shows on TV give you some exciting ideas helping you visualize what your basement would look like? It might be time to renovate your basement.  This ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot April 2021

The April 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: The strongest April on record. With more sales and accelerated price increases the continued lack of supply is apparent. The pandemic has homeowners focusing on living space, driving the demand for change. If you’re considering a move we’re here to help answer ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot March 2021

The March 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The long-term inventory shortage continues to drive prices however, the number of residential properties sold in March of 2021 is over double the number of properties that sold just one year prior. The Spring market sure has sprung! If you’re considering a move ...

6 Things To Do Before Settling Into Your New Home

Buying a home is an exciting time for both new home buyers and experienced buyers alike. It is a fresh start, with new walls to build your life within. However, once the move begins, things can feel stressful, frantic, and exhausting, especially if there’s extra work to be done while boxes are being piled one ...

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COVID-19 changed the face of Real Estate in Ottawa

Real Estate in Ottawa has been a hot topic for some time now. Despite the industry’s sudden shutdown at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, home sales picked up as soon as it was announced that the Real Estate industry was deemed an essential service. Since then, Ottawa residents have been fascinated as they watch ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot February 2021

The February 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: Low inventory is causing properties to “fly off the shelves”. With a record number of sales for the month, residential homes being listed are on the market for an average of 14 days which is a significant drop from the average 30 days ...

5 Winter Home Selling Tips to Elevate Curb Appeal

While some people look down on it, selling your home in the winter can actually be a great experience. Buyers this time of year are more serious, and with a currently low inventory, Real Estate in Ottawa is advantageous for sellers. Many homes sold in the winter months have had multiple offers, and have sold ...

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