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]

January 2023 Real Estate Newsletter

Thursday Jan 12th, 2023


  Happy New Year to All! 2023 is off to a slow start as total sales and sold prices continue to drop. Mortgage rates will remain high for the foreseeable future. There is an abundance of inventory for sale and for rent. The median sold price vs original list price for December was approximately 90%. January so far has an 88% sold to list price ratio. My thoughts? I think the next 2-3 months will be slow moving until we get to the spring market. In the meantime, if you are looking to... [read more]

Home Decor for Reduced Stress

Monday Aug 16th, 2021


Simplifyiing Home Decor for Reduced Stress and Anxiety Home should be your sanctuary, a place to escape and recharge.  When being at home leaves you feeling exhausted and depleted it might be time to rethink some of the décor and organization to help ease stress and anxiety.  Turn your space into a peaceful haven by incorporating some of the following ideas.   Yep, you guessed it, start with neutrals.  No yawns here.  Neutral does NOT have to mean... [read more]

Ottawa Real Estate Stats December 2022

Thursday Jan 12th, 2023


Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) sold 601 residential properties in December through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System, compared with 857 in December 2021, a decrease of 30%. December’s sales included 466 in the residential-property class, down 22% from a year ago, and 135 in the condominium-property category, a decrease of 48% from December 2021. The five-year average for total unit sales in December is 775. The average sale price for a... [read more]



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