Tips For Improving Your  Homes Curb Appeal

By: Krista Mcfadden

Tips For Improving Your Homes Curb Appeal

Tags: Curb Appeal, DIY, Ottawa Real Estate, Home Maintenance

Although we know we shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover, it’s hard not too, and the same thing goes for your house. Below are some quick tips on how to improve your homes ‘book cover’.   The snow has melted and your grass is showing again. For most homes, the grass outfront is often the largest most visible feature, so why not spend some time making it look...Read More

April Ottawa Real Estate Statistics

By: Krista Mcfadden

April Ottawa Real Estate Statistics

Tags: Ottawa Real Estate, OREB, Real Estate Statistics, OREA, CREA

In April, REALTORS sold 2,032 properties which was an increase  of 0.4% from April 2018.   The average sale price of a residential property sold in April was $488,729. Which is an increase of 7.4% over April last year. The most popular sale price point was between $350,000 to $499,999.   The average sale price of a condominium sold in April was $307,659, which is an increase over ...Read More

Condos Vs Apartments- What is the REAL difference between the two?

By: Krista Mcfadden

Condos Vs Apartments- What is the REAL difference between the two?

Tags: Condos, Apartments, Ottawa Real Estate, Buyers

Condos and apartments may seem interchangeable, and in alot of peoples vocabulary, they are. So I’m here to clear up the common misconception. Below are some quick and easy points to help you decipher the difference between the two.   Apartments are typically owned by one person, and the units are leased out by said one owner. Whereas condo units are individually owned are sometim...Read More

March Ottawa Real Estate Statistics

By: Krista Mcfadden

March Ottawa Real Estate Statistics

Tags: Ottawa Real Estate, OREB, Real Estate Statistics, OREA, CREA

In March, REALTORS sold 1,511 properties which was an decrease of 8.6% from March 2018. The average sale price of a residential property sold in March was $480,143. Which is an increase of 8.6% over March last year. The most popular sale price point was between $300,000- $449,999. The average sale price of a condominium sold in March was $290,181, which is an increase over last year by 5.2%. The...Read More

Ottawa's New Big City Ideas

By: Krista Mcfadden

Ottawa's New Big City Ideas

Tags: Ottawa, City of Ottawa

According city planners, Ottawa is set to hit a population of one million this Canada day! If you’re reading this and thinking ‘so?’ then keep reading!   According to Stephen Willis, the city’s general manager of planning, infrastructure and economic development, hitting the one million mark moves Ottawa into a ‘different league’ and certain events or impr...Read More

February Real Estate Statistics

By: Krista Mcfadden

February Real Estate Statistics

Tags: Ottawa Real Estate, OREB, Real Estate Statistics, OREA, CREA

In February, active buyers purchased the majority of the listing inventory. REALTORS sold 1,005  properties which was an increase of 2.8% from February 2018. The average sale price of a residential property sold in February was $466,540. Which is an increase of 8.6% over February last year. The most popular sale price point was between $300,000- $449,999. The average sale price of a condom...Read More

How To Make Your Home Anxiety Free

By: Krista Mcfadden

How To Make Your Home Anxiety Free

Tags: Home Decor, Home Interior, Decluttering, Destressing

Did you know that nearly half of Canadians struggle with anxiety? Common factors contributing to this number are pressures at work, social media creating a false sense of what your life should be and causing unnecessary comparisons and a lack of human interaction due to cell phones and other technologies. Why not try and alleviate your anxiety, anyway possible. Now, I’m not saying rearrangin...Read More

January Real Estate Statistics

By: Krista Mcfadden

January Real Estate Statistics

Tags: OREB, OREA, CREA, Ottawa Real Estate, Ottawa Real Estate Statistics

January was a record breaking month for real estate in Ottawa! REALTORS sold 820 properties which was an increase of 15.8% from January 2018.  The average sale price of a residential property sold in January was $432,829. Which is an increase of 1.5% over January last year. The most popular sale price point was between $300,000- $449,999. The average sale price of a cond...Read More

New Year, New Decor Trends!

By: Krista Mcfadden

New Year, New Decor Trends!

Tags: Home, Home Decor, Ottawa Home, Ottawa Real Estate, 2019 Decor Trends, 2019 Real Estate Trends

Staying trendy is great. Trendy clothes often express your personality, trending news keeps you informed in current conversations, and trending decors can help turn your home or work space into your personal oasis. The problem with trends though, is that not all of them are timeless.   Here are some of the 2018 interior decor trends that are predicted to go out of style in 2019.   ...Read More