Buy or rent a home: Which is better financially?
For generations, Canadians have been asking themselves this important question: ‘Is it better to buy a home or rent?’ On the one hand, owning comes with more responsibility and higher monthly expenses, but offers more stability and a ...
Posted by Kim Ziebell, Realtor® on November 4, 2021 in Buying a Home
October’s Resales Track a Traditional Cycle
Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,677 residential properties in October through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 2,132 in October 2020, a decrease of 21 per cent. October’s sales included 1,263 ...
Posted by Kim Ziebell, Realtor® on November 3, 2021 in Market Updates
Prices in Canada’s secondary cities continue to rise as buyers prioritize space and affordability in age of remote work
Since the late spring of 2020, Canadian home prices have been rising at historic rates, following the onset of the global pandemic. Widespread lockdowns suddenly forced millions of workers and students to conduct their daily business from home. ...
Posted by Kim Ziebell, Realtor® on November 2, 2021 in Buying a Home
Top 10 tips for selling your home in the winter
The common notion that spring is a better time to sell than winter is being challenged by today’s hot seller’s market conditions. A recent Royal LePage survey found that 79% of real estate professionals say they would advise their ...
Posted by Kim Ziebell, Realtor® on November 2, 2021 in Selling Your Home