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August 2017 – Ottawa Real Estate Board Sales Report

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,538 residential properties in August through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,481 in August 2016, an increase of 3.8 per cent. The five-year average for August sales is 1,343.

Glebe House Tour – September 17, 2017

Diane & Jen are once again proud to sponsor the Glebe House Tour! Proceeds from this event (Sep 17th, 1-4pm) will go to children and youth programming offered by the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG).  

July 2017 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Condo sales drive the Ottawa resale market in July Member of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,530 residential properties in July through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,490 in July 2016, an increase of 2.7 per cent. The five-year average for July sales is 1,446.

CUT THE CAKE – CELEBRATE!!!

LET US EAT CAKE~ We are again proud to sponsor the Enriched Bread Artists’ Annual Open Studio! Ottawa’s largest art studio cooperative, located in the former Standard Bread Company building, is home to artists’ working in diverse media. Visitors can explore each studio encountering the artists in an intimate context, and discover how they work. Join us from… Read More >>

June 2017 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

We’re having a stellar year so far in 2017. Year-to-date sales numbers for the first half of the year are up in both the residential and condo property classes, combined coming in at a 13.5 per cent increase over the same time period in 2016.

May 2017 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Condo sales lead the way for stellar performance in May Not only was May 2017 the best May on record for unit sales, it also surpassed the record for highest unit sales in a single month ever; surpassing the previous record by 315 units.

The Old Ottawa East Main Event – June 16 & 17, 2017

  The Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East once again brings you the annual Main Event! This year’s activities, as always, will be loads of fun for the whole family. We are so proud to sponsor this event again this year! The Main Event starts on the evening of Friday, June 16 at 9:00 p.m. (or… Read More >>

December 2015 Newsletter

January 2012 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

The results indicate it’s been a typical month of January for the Ottawa and area resale housing market. It is interesting to note that the inventory of properties for sale is considerably higher than a year ago, offering a lot of choice to buyers.

Community Series: The Glebe

This ongoing series brings you inside the wonderful communities that make up downtown Ottawa – the neighbourhoods we know and love!  “Glebe” is church land, by definition, which is exactly what our own Glebe neighbourhood was in 1837 when the area was granted to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. The Glebe’s boundaries have not changed since… Read More >>

Small Spaces – Getting Organized

Clothing protruding from each and every closet? Scarves, hats and mitts decorating hallway corners? Boots and shoes completely mixed up, each one dripping on someone else’s? Pots and pans stored in your oven? Sheets and towels perpetually piled atop the washing machine? If any of this sounds familiar, you probably live in a downtown home… Read More >>

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Making Your Home More Energy Efficient When the temperature drops many people start to feel the impacts of having an older home, which may not be that energy efficient. Older windows, inadequate insulation, aging furnaces, cumbersome hot water tanks and air leaks can not only make for a chilly house but they can cause your… Read More >>