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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? Are you looking for an exciting career where you can
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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 have pushed attention elsewhere but as the weather continues to
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Ready for a Change? Top Home Décor Styles for Spring 2022

Ready for a change at home, but not one quite as big as moving to a new one? Changing up some of your décor might be just the thing you need this spring! Your home’s interior design can have a bigger impact on how you feel than you think! Trends change, seasons change, moods change...

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 houses again. The local housing markets for both city properties
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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 worthwhile. See here how selling your home this winter could
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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 is one of the smartest decisions you can make, and
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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 upcoming interest rate increases pushing buyers to get into the
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How to Prepare to Buy a Home in the Hot Ottawa Market

The Ottawa housing market has been a major topic of interest lately, being unprecedentedly hot and turbulent. Inventory is scarce, demand is high, and low interest rates have made it easier than ever to borrow. This has flooded the market with a surge of prospective buyers that are scrambling desperately to claim the very few...

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 have been normalized in our society. As an industry, we
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How to Choose the Right REALTOR® for You

It’s already February, and you know what that means - the Spring Market is just around the corner! To say the market in Ottawa has been hot is an understatement and if last month’s Market Trends Report tells us anything, it’s that nothing will be changing anytime soon. Whether you’re buying or selling your home...

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 you’re considering a move we’re here to help answer any
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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 and condominiums. If you’re considering a move we’re here to
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5 Low-Cost tips to get your home ready for the spring market

Here in Ottawa, it feels like Spring is still a lifetime away, but if you’re thinking about listing your home for sale this year, it’s time to start planning so you’re ready to put that For Sale sign on your front lawn as soon as the snow is gone. The things to focus on tend...
investment property

5 Considerations for Buying an Investment Property in 2022

Believe it or not, the new year is almost here and it’s time for resolutions, goal-setting, and wishes for a great year. If investing is on your future to-do list, now is as good a time as any to start looking at properties.   Markets rise and fall. Areas go in and out of style. Regardless...

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 off. If you’re considering a move we’re here to help
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