Posts Tagged ‘condos’

To Go Condo or Not To Go Condo

I can’t tell you the number of people we meet who are debating the merits of condo living. We find those people often in the first-time buyer or empty-nester categories, but increasingly, everyone in between, as well. The first question we almost always get is, “Isn’t the condo market over-saturated in Ottawa right now?”  To… Read More >>

The Overbrook Alternative

Everyone looking for a home in an urban Ottawa neighbourhood has the same places on their lists: Centretown, Sandy Hill, Beechwood, Old Ottawa South, the Glebe and west to Hintonburg, Wellington Village and Westboro. There are only so many walkable areas in this town! But have you thought about that friendly little strip of Vanier/Overbrook… Read More >>

Condos and Pets

Are you a pet-owner considering buying a condo? Every condo has rules about pets and before you move forward with any purchase make sure that you find out whether your pet will be permitted. Some condos don’t allow pets at all. Some allow small pets and have a weight restriction on dogs. So, you may… Read More >>

October 2011 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Condos were the main driver of resale home sales in October, with condo sales up 14.5 per cent from the same month in 2010, whereas residential property sales numbers were near-identical to last year’s.

May 2011 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,659 residential properties in May through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system compared with 1,686 in May 2010, a decrease of 1.6 per cent.Of those sales, 369 were in the condominium property class, while 1,290 were in the residential property class. The condominium property class includes any… Read More >>

Domicile launching new development this week!

This week we were invited to a luncheon hosted by the owner of Domicile, John Doran. It was at the sales centre for their new urban condo development called HOM, which is located in the Dow’s Lake, Little Italy area.  What a great opportunity to view the model units and chat with the Domicile staff… Read More >>