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Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot January 2023

The January 2023 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: New year, new market as we see a slowdown in the number of sales for January and a decrease in the average sale price over January of 2022. We did however see an ...

How does location influence desirability and value?

How does location influence desirability and value?   Location, location, location. You’ve heard it a thousand times when it comes to real estate, and you likely understand what it means. But which aspects of your location are of most influence when it comes to determining ...

Should you redo your floors?

Should you redo your floors?   Floors have a dramatic effect on your home’s decor. If you think about it, they’re some of the largest surfaces inside of your home – meaning they take up quite a lot of the space, visually. Your floors serve ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot December 2022

The December 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: As interest rates and inflation increase, buyers are retreating to the sidelines, taking a wait, and see approach. The seasonal slowdown for December’s resale market is in stark contrast to the active resale ...

What does a home inspector look for?

What does a home inspector look for?   Scheduling a home inspection is an often crucial step in the home buying process. No matter how nice a home looks to the untrained eye, there are sometimes nasty surprises and unforeseen costs that can easily be ...

Professional Photographers Make a Difference

Professional Photographers Make a Difference   Browsing listing options as a buyer can be intriguing and exciting, but it can quickly become overwhelming and exhausting. There are many options to choose from, each listing with their own set of unique benefits and areas for improvement. ...

Make Your Home Feel Cozy This Winter

Make Your Home Feel the Cozy This Winter   It’s wintertime in the nation’s capital! We hope you’re enjoying the festivities and sights around town. While the winter months may provide us with this beautiful landscape covered in snow, they’re also quite cold and gloomy ...

Protect Your Home From Winter Damage

Protect Your Home From Winter Damage   We can agree, for the most part, that the wintertime is beautiful. As the seasons change, our world becomes blanketed in a snowy landscape covered in festive lights and other seasonal decor. Although it’s a gorgeous time of ...

Beyond the Sign: Team support means strength in numbers

Houses are bought and sold all the time in the Ottawa area, but have you ever thought of what goes into a successful real estate transaction? The REALTORS® at Royal LePage Team Realty work diligently with the support of their leadership team to make sure that every transaction goes ...

What Could be Lowering the Value of Your Home?

What Could be Lowering the Value of Your Home?   If you’re looking to sell your current home, you’re going to want to receive the highest value you can from the eventual sale. There are many elements of your home that could be increasing the ...

Low-Budget, High-Impact Home Updates

Low-Budget, High-Impact Home Updates   If you’re looking for a low-budget, high-impact home upgrade or renovation, there are luckily quite a few that can give your home a boost in terms of decor and functionality. In this blog, we’ll cover a few quick renovation tricks ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot November 2022

The November 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: Ottawa sales continued to slow in November, a reflection of what’s happening across the country. The post-pandemic economy as well as a natural cooling for the time of year have officially balanced the ...

Preparing your Home for Sale

Preparing your Home for Sale   Getting your home ready to hit the market is a critical step in a successful sale. You want to make sure that you’re putting your best foot forward. In this blog, we’re going to cover a few quick tips ...

Starter Tips for Getting into House Flipping

Starter Tips for Getting into House Flipping   Flipping houses isn’t easy.   Flipping a house can be a great project to take on if you’re looking to generate some additional income. Not only that, but planning and executing a flip can be quite a ...

The Dos and Don’ts of Home Staging

The Dos and Don’ts of Home Staging   Staging your home involves a lot of planning and preparation. After all, you want to make sure your home is as appealing as possible to prospective buyers, both online and in person. Luckily, there are quite a ...

Beyond the Sign: Royal LePage Team Realty pledges $20,000 to match donations to Harmony House

Everyone deserves to live without the fear of violence. For women and their kids who are trying to leave an abusive home and start fresh, the transition can be incredibly difficult. Here in Ottawa, there are a number of shelters that help, including Harmony House. ...

Now that you’ve moved in, what’s next?

Now that you’ve moved in, what’s next? – Congratulations on the big move! No matter if this is your first home or one of many, it takes a lot to plan and prepare for the big day. Now that you’re all settled in, what’s next? ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot October 2022

The October 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: With a big decrease in the number of units sold for October buyers now have more selection and time to shop. However, the interest rate increases may have affected some purchasing power. Whether ...

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying Commercial property

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying Commercial property. The first thing you need to decide when first considering investing in commercial real estate will be the type of property that best suits your needs. Each has its pros and cons and will need ...

Low Maintenance Curb Appeal

Low Maintenance Curb Appeal. We all want our yards to look great, but nobody wants to spend their weekends doing yard work. If you’re looking for a low-maintenance property, there are a few things you can do to make your life easier. Low Maintenance Gardening ...

4 Great Ways to Invest in the Ottawa Market

4 Great Ways to Invest in the Ottawa Market Ottawa is a city with a variety of real estate in thriving, large neighbourhoods. In an appreciating market like Ottawa, real estate investments can provide significant financial benefits. There are a number of ways through which ...

BIG vs. Smaller Real Estate Firms: Why We’re Ottawa’s #1

BIG vs. Small-Scale Real Estate Firms: Why Team Realty is Ottawa’s #1.    Real estate transactions are some of the biggest and most significant financial decisions you will ever make. Whether you are buying, selling, or using real estate as an investment, ensuring you have ...

Buying Commercial Properties in this Economy

Buying Commercial Properties in this Economy   Buying commercial real estate requires much thought and planning. After all; it could either be “home base” for your growing business, or simply a very large financial investment. As the market continues to diversify and expand, you may ...

Giving Your Kids the Best Chance at Homeownership

Giving Your Kids the Best Chance at Homeownership   With housing markets across the country skyrocketing in recent years, it’s becoming a challenge for up-and-comers and young families to plant their roots in homeownership. This is currently affecting younger Millennials the most, but Generation Z ...

Diversity is an Advantage in a Multicultural Ottawa

Ethnic Diversity Among Agents in a Multicultural Ottawa   From coast to coast to coast, Canada is a beautiful country that residents and visitors alike enjoy exploring, many with hopes of putting down roots in their favourite corner of our home and native land. In ...

Why Summer is a Good Time to Buy

Why Summer is a Good Time to Buy   “Summertime” means that the grass is at its greenest, the trees are at their fullest and gardens at their most vibrant. Although spring may be touted as the best time to buy, that doesn’t mean it’s ...

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying in Ottawa

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying in Ottawa   5 Things You Need to Know About Buying in Ottawa: Ottawa is a beautiful city with much historical significance. The national capital region is home to a wide variety of diverse, thriving neighbourhoods that ...

I Have Just Inherited Property. What Should I Do?

I Have Just Inherited Property. What Should I Do? Do Your Homework Inheriting property can be an exciting time in your life. There can also be mixed emotions depending on the circumstances. The number of older Canadians is growing. This has caused the most significant ...

Everything you Need to Know About Buying Older Homes

Everything you Need to Know About Buying Older Homes   Buying a 20th century home may fit your real estate needs, but there are many things to consider when exploring an older market.    Buying an older home comes with numerous advantages. They are often ...

Is a Condominium Right for You?

Is a Condominium Right for You?   Sometimes, the maintenance requirements of a detached home can seem like a lot. After all, taking care of a whole property requires frequent attention, dedicated time, and effort. On the other hand, an apartment can seem cramped or ...

Beyond the Sign: 3 common real estate concerns in Ottawa

The changing real estate market is making national headlines often, but here in the Ottawa area our situation is unique. The problems we hear about in the news don’t necessarily reflect our local market, so I sat down with Jason Ralph, Broker of Record and ...

CityNews: Ottawa housing market sees slight rise in average home prices year-over-year

CityNews: Ottawa housing market sees slight rise in average home prices year-over-year – According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released October 13, the aggregate price of a home in Ottawa increased 2.7 per cent year-over-year to $744,500 in the third quarter of 2022. ...

Beyond the Sign: Inheriting property the smart way

Beyond the Sign: Inheriting property the smart way – It can be difficult to know what to do with an inherited property. Whether you choose to keep it or sell it is often a complicated emotional and financial decision. Jason Ralph, Broker of Record for Royal ...

Basement Renovation Ideas

Basement Renovation Ideas   If you’re thinking about finishing your basement, it can be a great way to upgrade the functionality of your home while still getting a decent return on investment down the road. In this blog, we’ll cover a few creative directions that ...

Ottawa – The Best From West to East

Ottawa – The Best From West to East   Ottawa is a vastly diverse cultural landscape with much to do and plenty to see. In this blog, we’ll highlight some of our favourite spots in each end of the city. Whether you’re looking for a ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot September 2022

The September 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: As interest rates climb buyers in Ottawa are taking a step back while keeping a close watch on price trends. An increase in listings compared to last month and this time last year ...

New Home Tips for a Growing Family

New Home Tips for a Growing Family   As a growing family, you’re likely going to find yourself looking for a new home. This can lead to a lot of questions about what, where and why. In this blog, we summarize some important factors that ...

Moving with Pets

Moving with Pets   Moving can be an incredibly exciting experience. A new home, surrounded by new people and maybe even a new neighbourhood to explore. On the flipside, it can also be quite stressful. There are strict deadlines that have to be met, and ...

Understanding The Fall Real Estate Market

Understanding The Fall Real Estate Market   It’s no secret, the seasons play a big role in the real estate market. As fall comes around, you may feel as if you’ve missed out on the prime of the real estate market.   Although spring is ...

Beyond the Sign: How Realtors Determine List Prices

Beyond the Sign: How Realtors Determine List Prices. – There are a number of factors that go into the successful marketing and sale of a home. Even before the ‘For Sale’ sign goes up, the professional REALTORS® at Royal LePage Team Realty are working hard to ...

Bring Your Gardening Hobby Indoors

Bring Your Gardening Hobby Indoors   Just because the weather is getting cooler doesn’t mean your gardening hobby has to take a back seat. Luckily, there are many approaches you can take with a variety of different styles to make your indoor garden just as ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot August 2022

The August 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: Sales slowed down in August which is traditional for the month as most are enjoying summer vacations. Days on market increased as did prices (in comparison to August 2021) but at a more ...

Fall Maintenance Checklist

Fall Maintenance Checklist   It’s September, and fall is in full swing. As the seasons change, the national capital region will put a wide variety of colours on full display for us to enjoy. But while the leaves are beautiful, they can provide their own ...

5 Tricks for a Smooth Move with the Kids

5 Tricks for a Smooth Move with the Kids   Moving can seem like a daunting task. There are so many things to think about, plan and organize with many strict deadlines that need to be met. Not to mention the added stress of having ...

5 Tricks for a Smooth Transition with the Kids

5 Tricks for a Smooth Transition with the Kids   Moving can seem like a daunting task. There are so many things to think about, plan and organize with many strict deadlines that need to be met. Not to mention the added stress of having ...

4 Tips for the Coziest Autumn Patio

4 Tips for the Coziest Autumn Patio   As the weather cools, you’re still going to want to make the most of your outdoor spaces. Luckily, you still have a lot of time left to enjoy them before the snow falls. In this blog, we’ll ...

Beyond the Sign: Choosing the best realtor

 Beyond the Sign: Choosing the best realtor – “Whether you are buying or selling a home, working with the right REALTOR® can make a huge difference in the success of your real estate transaction. It takes a lot of skill to be able to market homes, negotiate ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot July 2022

The July 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The number of sales dropped in July and momentum continues for new listing inventory showing signs that a balanced market could be coming. The average sale price continues to climb however at a ...

Beyond the Sign: Buying and selling waterfront properties

“The waterfront real estate market around Ottawa continues to be hot this summer. Area residents have always loved their summer cottages, but these days more people are also choosing a more permanent lake or river view. According to Jason Ralph, Broker of Record and President of Royal LePage ...

Summer Curb Appeal

It’s Prime Curb Appeal Season!   Ottawa is a city full of natural beauty. From the outskirts to the city centre, you’re guaranteed to find green spaces and gardens full of colour around almost every corner. Now that summer is in full swing, it’s time ...

First Time Homebuyer Resources

Your First Home is a Big Deal.   Buying your first home is monumental. It’s a huge financial investment and a major life milestone. Unfortunately, nowadays it’s more difficult than ever to make the purchase by yourself. Luckily, in a market as diverse and ever-evolving ...

Everything You Need to Know About Trees

Everything You Need to Know About Trees   With the recent Ontario wide storm so many trees were toppled over and caused a lot of property damage. So we thought it would be a good time to talk about how to properly care for your ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot June 2022

The June 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: With more modest price increases in the resale market we saw a more traditional seasonal cycle for June. An increase of inventory allowed for more selection and less pressure on buyers. If you’re ...

Beyond the Sign: Royal LePage Team Realty celebrates 20 years of serving the community

Over the past 20 years, everything has grown for Royal LePage Team Realty. Their families, the business, and Ottawa itself all look much different than they did back in 2002. What hasn’t changed is the team’s commitment to serving the community and helping Ottawans buy, ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot May 2022

The May 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: Traditionally a high performing month, May’s resale market has shifted its pace in comparison to 2021. The aftermath of the recent derecho storm stirred up both Ottawa’s landscape and listing inventory. If ...

Beyond the Sign: The current market shift

After an intense few years, the local real estate market is showing a very slight shift towards calmer waters. Jason Ralph, Broker of Record and President of Royal LePage Team Realty, explains, “The market was so overheated that even a small shift seems drastic, even though ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot April 2022

      The April 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: With supply remaining under one month we continue to be in a seller’s market. Prices are continuing to climb but at a slower, more moderate pace than what we ...

Beyond the Sign: Moving time! 8 tips to help your move go smoothly

Beyond the Sign: Moving time! 8 tips to help your move go smoothly. Moving can be a daunting experience, especially if it’s your first time doing so. Whether you are planning an upcoming move to or within the city of Ottawa, there are certain steps ...

Beyond the Sign: Time for a change? A career in real estate might be exactly what you are looking for.

Beyond the Sign: Time for a change? A career in real estate might be exactly what you are looking for. Do you find yourself spending time scouring new real estate listings and checking out sold prices? Do you love keeping track of the housing market trends? ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot March 2022

    The March 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot March 2022: March made for a busy month in comparison to February, however the number of sales were down from March of 2021. No more restrictions may ...

Beyond the Sign: Looking ahead at Ottawa’s spring and summer real estate markets

Beyond the Sign: Looking ahead: Royal LePage Team Realty was recently featured in the City News article about the Ottawa real estate market is heating up! After two years of COVID restrictions, the rules are starting to ease and REALTORS® has begun holding in-person open ...

Beyond the Sign: Worry-Free Winter Listing: 5 Reasons to Sell in the Cold Season

Royal LePage Team Realty was recently featured in a CityNews article selling in winter.  It may not sound like the most desirable season to list, but what many don’t know is that the cold weather season has an abundance of benefits that make the experience ...

Protecting Your Biggest Asset

Protecting Your Biggest Asset: If you have ever dropped your Iphone into water, or purchased a new car that malfunctions only a short time after, you are likely grateful for the all encompassing “warranty” that can resolve your problems at minimal cost. Protecting your assets ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot February 2022

The February 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: It looks like Spring may come early in Ottawa with an increase of 52% more transactions in February than in January. The rise in activity could be due to the announcement of ...

Scrapping Racially Insensitive Terminology: Saying So-Long to the “Master” Bedroom

Have you noticed the gradual shift in terminology in MLS listings lately? If you’re wondering when the term Primary Bedroom made its way into the home, and why, the short version is that it has become time to ditch the dated and discriminatory terms that ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot January 2022

The January 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: January 2022’s sales were much like those of January 2021. Prices continued to rise as inventory remained low. Januarys condo market remained hot as sale prices are more attainable for buyers. If ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot December 2021

The December 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: A typical December resale market but, with Ottawa’s inventory shortage the pressure continues to increase sale prices. The Seller’s market held strong as December had less than one month’s supply of residential homes ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot November 2021

The November 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The number of transactions were down from November of last year however, unit sales were up 14% from November of 2019 (pre-pandemic). Meanwhile the average sale price escalations we’ve seen have lightly tapered ...

Carriage Trade: Buying and Selling Luxury Real Estate

With beautiful backdrops of Parliament and Gatineau hills, the Rideau River and more, Ottawa is a magnificent city that many flock to when searching for a town in which they can settle down and place roots. For those looking for homes that are as luxurious ...

Five Ways to Downsize Your Home

When it comes to downsizing, many people naturally associate it with retirees or empty nesters. While there is no argument that that is a great time in life to look at the downsizing options available, in actuality, people of all ages and various lifestyles are ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot October 2021

  The October 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: It was a common fall October market but if you’re looking to find a balanced market, Ottawa is not the place. With a one-month supply for residential properties the pressure continues to ...

Mortgage Shopping: What Does a Mortgage Broker Do?

In what has been an unprecedented year in buying and selling, Ottawa Real Estate is remaining hot, and mortgage rates cool. While buying a home and getting a mortgage is a big financial decision, the process of securing a loan leaves even the most experienced ...

House Hunting in Ottawa

Welcoming Back In-Person Open Houses While live-stream open houses have been the new way in which home buyers have been viewing homes of interest over the past year and a half, in-person open houses are beginning to make their long-awaited comeback and we could not ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot September 2021

  The September 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: Property values are holding steady as we continued to see an increase through September. As the number of transactions showed a considerable decrease from the same time last year, keep in mind ...

What Does Buying a Home in Canada Look Like?

Welcome to Your New Home Moving to a new country is a very exciting time for many, igniting feelings of new beginnings and hope for the future. However, despite the many positive attributes that coincide with relocating, finding a home in a new country can ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot August 2021

The August 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The August resale market was a typical one during the summer months in Ottawa. Notably, the number of sales for the month was on par with past pre-pandemic figures in August of 2017 ...

Tip Series: Buying a Condominium In and Around Ottawa

Condominiums are a popular choice among homeowners in Ottawa, and with the many conveniences they offer it is easy to see what attracts buyers to this specific lifestyle. Buyers are often drawn to this option of home ownership because of the lifestyle it offers. Amenities ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot July 2021

The July 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The slow down in the Ottawa resale market is typical for July as Buyers and Sellers turn their attention to their vacations and other outdoor recreational activities. We are seeing housing stock increase ...

Royal LePage TEAM REALTY Tip Series: 6 Tips For Buying Rural in Ottawa

While buying rural has its advantages, if you have never purchased rural property or lived in remote areas, knowing what to look for may make you feel a little lost. To make sure this process goes smoothly, we have compiled a list of tips to ...

Summer Honey-Do List: Home Projects to Keep Your Home Looking Great.

With every season comes new projects for a homeowner. Whether it’s regular maintenance or renovations to keep your home from looking dated, it all works towards the same goal of maintaining your investment. Here are some tasks for you to add to your honey-do list ...

Avoiding Backyard Blunders: 5 Things to Know About A Property Before You Buy

When looking at homes as a buyer, don’t forget to check out the backyard landscape! A backyard can serve as your haven, or your headache, so evaluating it properly before you buy is essential. See here for 5 things to evaluate in your backyard to ...

Ottawa real estate market watch: Rural properties in high demand in 2021

Unprecedented buyer interest in town and country homes, says local real estate group. Rural properties in the areas surrounding Ottawa have always attracted interest. It has always been a strong, competitive market. This year, however, there is greater demand than ever for homes set in ...

Beyond the Sign – The Royal LePage Team Experience: Taking You Beyond The Sign

This is the first article in our Beyond the Sign series. In this series, Kent and Jason collaborate and discuss topics that are important to both our economy and the communities we serve. Our first article is being featured on CityNews and with Real Estate ...

Mortgage Stress Test – Is This Important to Us?

The Dynamic Ottawa Real Estate Market COVID-19 tragically swept across Canada last year. It sadly changed many aspects of our lives. One of the areas that we did not anticipate was the impact on the residential real estate market. We have witnessed an unprecedented roller-coaster ...

Renovating your Home – What Should I Do to Get the Best Price

The Dynamic Ottawa Housing Market  There have been many impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with one being the significant change in the Ottawa residential housing market. For many years Ottawa enjoyed a stable market with a predictable inventory of homes. There was a slow and ...

Is It Time to Renovate Your Basement? How Do You Want to Use the Basement?

When you walk downstairs to your basement, do you look around and think we could turn this into a much more comfortable living space? Does watching the home renovations shows on TV give you some exciting ideas helping you visualize what your basement would look ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot April 2021

The April 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: The strongest April on record. With more sales and accelerated price increases the continued lack of supply is apparent. The pandemic has homeowners focusing on living space, driving the demand for change. ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot March 2021

The March 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The long-term inventory shortage continues to drive prices however, the number of residential properties sold in March of 2021 is over double the number of properties that sold just one year prior. The ...

6 Things To Do Before Settling Into Your New Home

Buying a home is an exciting time for both new home buyers and experienced buyers alike. It is a fresh start, with new walls to build your life within. However, once the move begins, things can feel stressful, frantic, and exhausting, especially if there’s extra ...

How COVID-19 changed the face of Real Estate in Ottawa

Real Estate in Ottawa has been a hot topic for some time now. Despite the industry’s sudden shutdown at the beginning of the pandemic, home sales picked up as soon as it was announced that the Real Estate industry was deemed an essential service. Since ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot February 2021

The February 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: Low inventory is causing properties to “fly off the shelves”. With a record number of sales for the month, residential homes being listed are on the market for an average of 14 days ...

5 Winter Home Selling Tips to Elevate Curb Appeal

While some people look down on it, selling your home in the winter can actually be a great experience. Buyers this time of year are more serious, and with a currently low inventory, Real Estate in Ottawa is advantageous for sellers. Many homes sold in ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot January 2021

Market Reports Request Market Snapshot: Buyer demand fueled the Ottawa resale market as we kicked off the year. The announcement of the stay-at-home order early in the month caused a shortage in inventory while the strong demand remained. If you’re considering a move we’re here ...

Virtual Open Houses in 2021

Live stream open houses have never been more popular in the real estate world.  “Since the feature was made available on REALTOR.ca in April, there have been more than 24,800 live stream open houses conducted by more than 2,600 REALTORS® across Canada.” according to CREA.  ...

What do Luxury Condos in Ottawa look like?

  Some buyers have dreams of a white picket fence, others imagine a life of luxury when purchasing a home. Those in pursuit of this lifestyle may be curious to know what to expect in the Ottawa luxury condominium market. Luxury condos in Ottawa are ...

Online User’s Guide to Buying a Home During Covid

The New Importance of Online Tools COVID-19 has changed our lives dramatically.   All facets of our day to day routine were transformed. Initially, the Real Estate community saw a drastic slowdown in the sale of homes.  However, the industry was quick to adapt to the ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot December 2020

Market Reports Request Market Snapshot: Ottawa’s resale market continued to thrive through December despite the challenges of 2020. The inventory shortage for 2020 caused an increase in the sale price as the demand remained with record-low mortgage rates. If you’re considering a move we’re here ...

Saving Money to Buy Your Home

Everyone needs a place to call home. It’s our base. It’s the foundation upon which we build our lives. It defines our sense of community and the satisfaction of participation. But what is the price tag that comes with owning your own home? How do ...

Ottawa and Real Estate Market Snapshot November 2020

Market Reports Request Market Snapshot: Ottawa’s resale market didn’t show its typical slowdown in November. With no slowdown our resale year to date transactions are on track with 2019. There were 50% less residential listings than this time last year. A concurrent decrease in inventory ...

Shopping Local this Christmas

The holidays are fast approaching, and the recent snowfall has heightened the spirit of giving and kindness of residents in the city. People are buying gifts for family and friends, trying to get ahead of the last-minute December holiday rush. Instead of spending hours in ...

Buying a Home with a Friend

Buying a home with a friend is a good way to get into the housing market. The pandemic has affected businesses everywhere, the Real Estate market has rebounded well. House sales experienced a little interruption early on. It has bounced back bigger and better than what ...

Community Associations in Ottawa

Here is everything you need to know about the Community Associations in Ottawa.  Finding a community you feel connected to can be a huge factor in buying a new home. Some people prefer to stay within the community they know best. Others venture out to ...

Ottawa and Area Real Estate Market Snapshot October 2020

Market Reports Request Market Snapshot: Ottawa’s resale market was steady as she goes through October as we started to get some cooler weather. As demand persists so does the changing buyer behaviour and preferences due to the reality of the pandemic. We saw gains in ...

Time to Buy a Year-Round Cottage

This year has been a real challenge for all of us. The combination of the COVID-19 virus and uncertain economic times have been incredibly worrisome.  With the arrival of Fall, the situation is still uncertain and extremely stressful. During the summer, many of us were ...

Closing the Cottage for the Winter

It is always a sad day when you are sitting at the cottage, and the leaves start to turn, and you realize that the nights are getting cooler. We usually delay the decision to close up the cottage to the last minute. Given our uncertain ...

Ottawa and Area Real Estate Market Snapshot September 2020

Market Reports Request We have detailed statistics and market reports available in all areas in and around Ottawa. ...

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Royal LePage Team Realty

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