January 2017 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

2017 is off with a bang! Sales are up 11% over last January. Although it’s too early to predict what spring will bring, the market is buzzing!

December 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

The 2016 market finished off on a strong and positive note! December was a very solid month for both residential and condo properties with sales in each class outperforming the same month in 2015. 2016 was a bit slow to start, but by April the market was in full swing. In fact we saw 5… Read More >>

Personalizing Your New Home

You have the keys to your new home, boxes are stacked up at your old one and you have already been thinking about ways to personalize your new space – maybe for months while you waited for closing. Now that it is here, where to start? Paint is always an easy first step and sometimes… Read More >>

Party Pics

What better time for a skating party than a week before Christmas?! Our team was so happy to welcome clients who braved the snow to join us on Saturday December 17th – even with the auspicious start featuring a fire alarm and fire fighters! The ice was smooth, the popcorn fresh and everyone left with… Read More >>

November 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

November was a steady month for Ottawa real estate, with condo sales continuing to rise. Overall, things are better this year than they were this time last year and we find ourselves ending 2016 smack dab in a balanced market. Read more…

Tax Break for First-Time Home Buyers

Dear Ontario REALTORS®, We did it. Ontario REALTORS® have lobbied for and won the first tax break for first-time buyers in over ten years. This tax break will help make home ownership more affordable by providing some relief to those Ontarians that need it most – young families. This news came today as part of… Read More >>

October 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Another record-setting month of Ottawa home sales this October, but get this: condo sales led the way! It’s been a few years since we have seen some good things happening with the condo market and the number of sales was up over 27% this October over last. That’s a great sign! Read more…

A Well-Kept Neighbourhood Secret

On the east side of Woodroffe Avenue, between Richmond and the Ottawa River is a hidden gem of a neighbourhood where residents are happy to keep it that way! Claimed by Westboro Village as falling within its boundaries, this area offers a special combination of tranquility and urbanity, space and proximity to amenities, good schools,… Read More >>

September 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Record sales for September, prices are holding steady (with hardly any change at all in 2016) and inventory is declining because we are listing fewer properties. Supply and demand is definitely in play! Read more…

Major Changes for Canada’s Housing Markets

Thanks to Sheri Creese of Mortgage Brokers Ottawa for providing the following update. 

Old Ottawa East Thanksgiving Festival – October 8

Saturday, October 8 (rain date October 10) 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent The CAG presents another great event! Come celebrate with your friends and family. Pumpkin painting, apple bobbing, face painting and more! Pick up your Hallowe’en pumpkins at the pumpkin sale ! Event activities are FREE, food and pumpkin sales. Check… Read More >>

Cube for Food – September 22

Join us at a great event – Cube For Food! Enjoy music, art and food from local Wellington Village and Hintonbrug restaurants on September 22nd in support of the Parkdale Food Centre.