The Impact of Covid-19

The Impact of Covid-19 on the Ottawa Real Estate Market

What We’re Seeing: Ottawa Real Estate in a COVID-19 World (March and April 2020 Market Stats)   March 1-15, 2020 At the beginning of the month, the spring market was heating up. Monthly sales in Ottawa had been increasing between 10-16% from 2019. It was a hot seller’s market with plenty of motivated buyers and …

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Realtor Withdrawal

It’s real. And it’s normal.    For months you opened their Property Match emails with excitement (often before you even had your coffee).   You spent countless hours with them, navigating vast country roads or Ottawa’s maze of residential streets, discovering new neighbourhoods.   They taught you to see past the 1980’s wallpaper, rose pink …

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Embrace The Unsexy

I’m talking about unsexy things you have to spend your money on. You probably can’t see what you bought, you can’t show it off and no one really wants to hear about it. It’s home maintenance. New roof. Insulation. Plumbing. Foundation repair. Windows. Furnace.  VERY BORING STUFF.   I know all about spending this kind …

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