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Construction Diary

594 Tweedsmuir Ave and 253 Avondale Ave, Westboro Welcome to our Construction Diary! We thought it would be fun to follow UrbanContent as they build two modern semi-detached homes at the corner of Avondale and Tweedsmuir Avenues. You may be accustomed to seeing the completed (and staged) new construction homes, but ever wonder what goes… Read More >>

April 2017 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

The month of April was impressive in terms of Ottawa home sales! Prices are up and particularly in the higher price ranges. Condo prices are also up marginally, which is a positive sign. 

March 2017 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Spring began early in Ottawa’s housing market. In the month of March sales were up and inventory was down, resulting in a fast-paced and sometimes competitive market place. If you are thinking of making a move this Spring, put your runners on!

February 2017 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

February was a brisk month for Ottawa real estate sales, with everything up, both residential and condo, over last February. Inventory is lower and even homes in the higher price ranges are selling significantly better than last year. All indications point to a strong and busy Spring market! Buckle up and let us know if… Read More >>

Talk Real Estate with Diane and Jen – Old Ottawa East – March 29th

Renovate or Move? With intimate knowledge of renovating, building and selling, Diane and Jennifer look forward to sharing insights with you. Whether you are outgrowing your space or need to update, the question of moving or investing in your current home is one we hear often! Join us for casual conversation, refreshments and learning –… Read More >>

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!

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 >>

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…