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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.

Glebe House Tour – September 18

Once again we are proud to sponsor the Glebe House Tour! Proceeds from this event (Sep 18, 1-4pm) will go to children and youth programming offered by the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG).

August 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

August was a hot one whether you were at the cottage or in the real estate market! This August saw record breaking numbers for units sold in our city which is great news for a strong and healthy re-sale market. Interestingly the number of units listed is declining making it a little bit harder for… Read More >>

How Are You Spending The Summer?

Some people travel. Some people work. And many people I know are taking time off right here in Ottawa, in their own back yards. There is something special about not working in your usual environment. It’s like a new take on the same old. Maybe it means morning coffee outside in your PJ’s. A late… Read More >>

July 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Interesting news on the Ottawa Real Estate market front for July! Sales are up over July last year, prices are up only slightly and inventory is down, but things are taking a bit longer to sell. Read all about the July 2016 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News!