Ottawa Real Estate Mortgage Information

6 07 2012

Ottawa Mortgage Tips and Information

Are you starting the process of buying Ottawa real estate? If you are not teamed with an expert Ottawa REALTOR, you may find that you need assistance in getting the best understanding-and deal-out of your mortgage options.

Today, I’d like to share with you some tips for how to increase your chances of securing a quality mortgage.

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Increase Ottawa Real Estate Value

11 06 2012

Tips For Increasing Your Ottawa Home Value

When it comes to selling Ottawa real estate, you have to take out your emotional attachment to your home, and instead look at it from an investment standpoint. You want to get the most money for your investment and by doing some of these tips to your Ottawa real estate you will be able to count on getting big bang for your buck when the time to sell comes.

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Ottawa Real Estate Buyers

1 05 2012

Buying Ottawa Real Estate can be a valuable investment. Unless you are living somewhere for free, you are paying rent-which we all know is just money down the drain-so if you are able to be approved for a mortgage, then the smartest thing you can do is put that money towards home ownership.

Some of you may feel that some of the current world economics make that an impossible goal; however, if you are dedicated to keeping a great credit score, or even just dedicate the next 6 months to improving upon the score you have, you will be able to find extremely reasonable Ottawa home mortgage rates that will enable you to afford a home of your own.

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Ottawa MLS Home Search

2 04 2012

Relocating To Ottawa

If you are moving to Ottawa, or getting ready to start your Ottawa relocation journey, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. Ottawa is a LARGE city, with a lot of different lifestyle options, as well as  Ottawa neighbourhoods to choose from. All are fantastic and offer many excellent home styles and sites; however, if you are not from the Ottawa area already, finding your dream home can be a huge undertaking. That is where your expert RE/MAX Ottawa REALTORS will help you search the Ottawa MLS for your dream home.

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Help Finding the Perfect Ottawa Homes For Sale

5 03 2012

Re/Max Ottawa Real Estate

It’s been called the biggest investment you’ll ever make. No wonder so many people stress over buying a home!

How will you know when you’ve found the right Ottawa real estate for you and your family? Keep an eye out for these signs-they will help you know whether you have found “your home”:

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2010 Canadian Real Estate Market Looks Positive

11 01 2010




Is the Ottawa real estate market “bulletproof”?

22 07 2009

It certainly looks like it.

After the 5 month “pause in the market from October 2008 to February 2009 the Ottawa market has roared back to life, echoing the positive climate in most other major markets in Canada.

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,895 residential properties in June through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system compared with 1,685 in June 2008. This is an increase of 12.5 per cent. Listing inventory is at a very low level, which has led to competitive bidding on many properties.

Of those sales, 418 were in the condominium property class, while 1,477 were in the residential property class. The condominium property class includes any property, regardless of style (i.e. detached, semi-detached, apartment, etc.) which is registered as a condominium, as well as properties which are co-operatives, life leases and timeshares. The residential property class includes all other residential properties.

June was the third consecutive  record month in volume sales for Ottawa and year to date sales as of the end of June are up one per cent over the same time period in 2008.

The average sale price of residential properties, including condominiums, sold in June in the Ottawa area was $306,924, an increase of 3 per cent over June 2008.

At the end of the day, Ottawa is a very stable city with great employment opportunties and a largely affluent population. The future is bright for home ownership in Ottawa and it may very well be one of the most affordable cities to invest in with a tremendous potential for equity growth as we move into the next decade.

RE/MAX Affiliates Realty Ltd. is proud to offer unparalleled real estate services to buyer, sellers and investors in the Nation’s Capital. Contact one of our award winning salepeople at 613-216-1755 or www.remaxottawa.ca