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What Makes a Family-Friendly Neighbourhood

What Makes a Family-Friendly Neighbourhood

More and more families are looking for neighbourhoods that can accommodate their changing needs. Whether you’re looking at homes for sale in Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, or anywhere in between, we want to help you find the best ...

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Greener Homes Grant

Greener Homes Grant

If you intend to start an energy-efficient renovation or have completed an EnerGuide home evaluation since December 1, 2020, you may be eligible to receive a grant of up to $5,600 from the Federal Government. Before starting any ...

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The Effects of Remote Work on The Home Search Process

The Effects of Remote Work on The Home Search Process

Ever since March of 2020, our daily lives have changed to some degree. What we prioritize as the norm in our personal and work lives has shifted. What was born out of the necessity to social distance quite literally became the long-term reality for ...

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Upsize or Downsize: What's Your Best Move?

Upsize or Downsize: What's Your Best Move?

Deciding if it is time for your family to upsize or downsize is not always a clear choice. There are factors to consider that might push you to take the leap or stay put for a while longer. Whether you are thinking about upsizing so your family can ...

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A Guide to Buying your First Home in 2022.

A Guide to Buying your First Home in 2022.

Ready to buy your first home in Ottawa in 2022? Select Real Estate Group specialize in helping first-time home buyers like you find their dream property in Ottawa. Before you start searching for homes online, it's important to take the first step ...

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12 Tips for an Easier Move

12 Tips for an Easier Move

As exciting as it is to move into a new home, not many people look forward to the actual moving day. Whether you are moving across town or across the country, moving is stressful. Here are some helpful hints from expert movers to make the big day a ...

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Debunking 7 Ottawa real estate myths

Debunking 7 Ottawa real estate myths

The scorching hot Ottawa real estate market is cooling due to increased interest rates, according to one veteran realtor. “We’re seeing sales are down across Ottawa 25 per cent,” Marnie Bennett from Bennett Property Shop Realty ...

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Will Housing Prices Drop In Canada In 2022?

Will Housing Prices Drop In Canada In 2022?

Let’s get out our crystal ball and take a look: No, they won’t drop. What housing prices will most likely do is level off a bit. We probably won’t see sky-high appreciation rates as we saw over 2020 and 2021. Instead, the rates of ...

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Understanding Home Equity

Understanding Home Equity

Home equity…Everybody wants it, but what exactly is it, and how do you get it? Equity represents the degree of ownership an individual or entity has in an asset after subtracting any debts against the asset. To say someone shares equity in a ...

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7 Tips for Saying Goodbye to Sentimental Belongings

7 Tips for Saying Goodbye to Sentimental Belongings

When I work with clients who are downsizing to a smaller home, one of the hardest chores they face is letting go of sentimental belongings they no longer have room for. Souvenirs collected during travels, family heirlooms, and your children’s ...

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Is It Smart to Refinance?

Is It Smart to Refinance?

Your home mortgage is an important investment in your future, and a mortgage refinance can be a smart move to help you manage your investments when used under the right circumstances. Here are some things to consider about refinancing your mortgage....

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