Ontario/Canada Housing in 2014

Yes, it’s time again, to start planning for the next year in real estate in Ottawa (and of course, planning for Christmas :)).  Here’s a look at what’s on the horizon for housing in Ontario, and Canada, over the next year.  All information from Canada Mortgage and...

OTTAWA MARKET STATS, DEVELOPMENTS, & INVESTMENTS! Nov. 2013

Good morning Ottawa!! Your favourite newsletter is back!   For anyone I’ve recently added on here, I hope you enjoy my somewhat ‘personal’ writing style   I received some critiquing last time, that my post was ‘bland’.  So to keep it interesting, let’s focus on some...

Custom Homes & Real Estate News for Ottawa

Hello Ottawa and the Ottawa real estate world! Everyone loves custom homes.  And Ottawa just happens to have some very incredible and inspiring homes being built by some very talented people.  So, I’ve decided that we’re going to talk a little about that (and don’t...

CANADA, GET READY FOR A RECORD BREAKING 2014

Welcome, Ottawa!  And welcome to the Ottawa real estate market news update!  . We’re all set for a big year in real estate.  . According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national real estate activity is forecast to climb to 475,000 units (+3.7%).   The...

BOUTIQUE HOTEL AND CONDO – BYWARD MARKET

What’s up, Ottawa!   Let’s talk about Ottawa real estate, and some interesting developments. I never thought I’d say this, but I’m actually very excited for this upcoming hotel and condo development by Claridge.  Surprising, I know   As you will see from...

WHAT A YEAR! HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!

Greetings Ottawa, this is your favourite Realtor  🙂 Is this year winding down already?!  Where did it go! It has been a very amazing year, and I want to extend a very warm wishes to everyone over this holiday season.  We all have so much to be thankful for, and its...

WE ARE VERY FORTUNATE TO LIVE IN SUCH A STABLE MARKET AREA

Good morning Ottawa! I hope everyone is back on track after the holidays, with new resolutions and new goals for 2014! Now, let’s talk about real estate.  For anyone considering buying or selling a home this year, here is a quick overview on where we’re at with...

OTTAWA CUSTOM HOMES – MANOR PARK MODERN LIVING

Let’s take a look at the neighborhood of Manor Park, and some custom homes.   High-end modern custom homes are increasing in popularity around Ottawa, and this is one of the better ones.   I’m seeing more and more builders that are not only doing very cool...

BUSINESS AS USUAL – JAN. 2014 SALES IN OTTAWA

Good morning Ottawa! As you may be aware, Ottawa is the most stable and predictable real estate market of any major city in Canada, and the sales numbers for January reflect just that.  Business as usual around here: Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 589...

WHAT DOES IT COST TO BUILD A NEW HOUSE IN OTTAWA?

So, you’re thinking of building new/custom homes here in Ottawa.   Might be a good idea to breakdown the costs to see if it makes sense. Here’s a great article running through the cost of building a new home in Ottawa.   There often appears to be an assumption...