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July 2020 MARKET STATS GRAPHIC

Ottawa and Area Real Estate Market Snapshot July 2020

Market Snapshot: The numbers are up again as this past months unit sales increased 19% from this time last year! Ottawa’s resale market offers solid returns for many Sellers, while Buyers continue to feel the squeeze. Those most impacted are especially those attempting to enter the housing market. Multiple offers are a common occurrence with over 57% of properties selling over the listing price compared to 33% of transactions last July. ...

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How to Move Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moving is a task that few find pleasure in, as it requires countless hours of organizing, packing and lots of heavy lifting. Unfortunately, when doing this through a pandemic with travel restrictions in place and physical distancing measures still active, it may feel like there could not be a more inconvenient time to relocate. However, ...

DRAFT MARKET STATS GRAPHIC JUNE 2020

Ottawa Real Estate Snapshot June 2020: June Statistics are a Welcome Sign of Things Getting Back on Track in our Marketplace 

Market Snapshot: A dramatic upswing in the number of sales this past month with sales within 2% of this time last year!  While it didn’t come as a surprise that unit sales were down 55% in April, and 44% in May, in dramatic contrast the June figures are a welcome sign of things getting back ...

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How we are Helping to Stop the Spread

ROYAL LEPAGE TEAM REALTY STANDS WITH THE REST OF THE WORLD TO END THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 As a devoted member and essential service in Ottawa and Surrounding Area, Royal LePage Team Realty and our agents have been working hard to end the spread of COVID-19 while remaining mindful of the changing needs and expectations ...

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Home Projects To Ready Your Home For Summer

  https://www.teamrealty.ca/uncategorized/home-improvements-do-it-yourself-or-hire-a-professional/With the spring season now in full bloom, summer approaching quickly, and social distancing guidelines leaving you a little stir-crazy, you may be feeling anxious to spend time outdoors and keep yourself busy while waiting for restrictions to be lifted. Fortunately, when you have to #StayHome, you might be able to find some time ...

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Mother’s Day from a Distance

  Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and while many of us generally take this time to visit and surprise our Mothers with gifts of appreciation, good food, and laughs with the family, the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic still has us practicing social distancing measures, limiting our interactions. While this certainly isn’t ...

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Video Chat Platforms: Social Interaction During Social Distancing

The onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic has created changes and challenges in the way we conduct our normal daily activities. While we used to enjoy taking a break from the busy world outside of our homes, we are now being asked to make that break our new reality by staying inside and practicing social ...

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What style of House are you?

Have you ever wondered what type of neighbourhood best resonates with you? Buying a home is an exciting time. There are so many choices when it comes to housing styles, are you a bungalow, a stacked condo, a single-family dwelling? Each of these styles of homes can be found in neighbourhoods with different characteristics, making ...

FINAL MARKET STATS GRAPHIC MARCH 2020

Ottawa Real Estate Snapshot March 2020

Market update: March 2020. While we are thankful to have been named an essential service, Realtors® and brokerages everywhere are working together to ensure that necessary protocols are in place to ensure public safety in this new reality.  As trusted advisors, committed to flattening the curve, our industry is finding creative ways to use technology ...

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When is the right time for us to purchase Real Estate?

The question of when it is the right time to purchase real estate is always a very important family decision. For millennials, homeownership in Canada is approximately 50 percent. In contrast, 55 percent of their parents currently own their own homes.  While millennials have lower ownership rates, it is expected that the numbers will increase ...

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What You Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization in the Housing Market

Legal Recreational Cannabis and the Impact on the Ottawa Real Estate Market Updated 24 April 2020 Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada since October 2018. Saskatchewan’s implementation of the new law has been the most efficient. Ontario was the slowest; however, it is now improving the availability of cannabis products. Federal and Provincial regulations, ...

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Buying your first home in Canada – What you Need to Know

One of the reasons Canada is the greatest country in the world is that we embrace new Canadians. The indigenous people were the first people in Canada. All other Canadian families have come from another country, we all have come from somewhere. Canada proudly is one of the most diverse and safe countries in the ...

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Owning versus Leasing

It is essential for a business that they find the right location to set up their business and to decide whether to buy or lease a location. There are advantages and disadvantages to both. You will need an experienced commercial REALTOR®, an accountant and a lawyer working together to help you make the right decision. ...

DRAFT MARKET STATS JANUARY 2020

Ottawa Real Estate January 2020 Highlights and Statistics

Based on information released February 5, 2020 by the Ottawa Real Estate Board Average Sale Prices up over 19% in both Residential and Condominium Properties January’s average sale price for a condominium-class property was $338,077, an increase of 19.1 % from January 2019 January’s average sale price of a residential-class property was $516,229, an increase ...

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Commercial Property… Not without a realtor

  Commercial Property… Not without a realtor: Have you ever considered owning, investing or leasing commercial real estate? Commercial real estate is defined as any non-residential property used for commercial profit-making purposes. It includes; office, retail, industrial, institutional, land, multi-family residential, and hotel/motel properties. All aspects of acquiring or leasing a commercial property are much ...