June 2022 Real Estate Newsletter

Thursday Jun 16th, 2022


  The month of May has brought more inventory throughout and what appears to be a cool down in the market. I’m noticing a lot more pre-emptive offer options and less offer hold outs than ever before. Prices remain strong with townhouses selling in the 700’s and detached homes well into the Millions. Interest rates have increased significantly, which may have played a role in the market cooling down. Current mortgage fixed rates are around 3.5-3.6% while a variable will... [read more]

Ottawa Real Estate Stats November 2021

Monday Dec 13th, 2021


Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,459 residential properties in November through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,605 in November 2020, a decrease of 9 per cent. November’s sales included 1,086 in the residential-property class, down 10 per cent from a year ago, and 373 in the condominium-property category, a decrease of 7 per cent from November 2020. The five-year average for total unit sales in November is 1,348. The average sale... [read more]

October 2021 Real Estate Newsletter

Wednesday Oct 6th, 2021


Goodbye September, Hello October! Thanksgiving is just around the corner; the leaves are changing colour and the temperatures are much cooler at night - Kind of refreshing if you ask me. So how is the real estate market doing now? Prices are still strong in the country markets, towns in the suburbs are not as competitive, but overall, it’s still a great time to buy. Selling on the other hand, is not as hot as it once was earlier this year. It does tend to take a little longer to sell a... [read more]

Fresh Ideas for Fall Décor

Friday Oct 1st, 2021


Maybe your local supermarket is already fresh out of pumpkins, or maybe you’re just looking for something a little less predictable to transition your home into the holiday season…  If so, here are fifteen simple and modern ideas to inspire your fall décor. Swap out the usual pumpkins for squash.  Carve them, hollow them out and put floral arrangements in them, or, group together a few different varieties for an interesting grouping -  indoors, or,... [read more]