Home prices post highest November increase in 22 years: Teranet
A Canadian home price tracker known to be one of the best measures of price appreciation just experienced a record-breaking November increase.
The Teranet-National Bank House Price Index rose 0.9 percent last month over October’s reading, the ...
Posted by Kim Ziebell, Realtor® on December 20, 2020 in General
Easy Home Improvement Projects to Do Before the Holidays
Freshen Up the Front Entrance
With social distancing measures in place, you won’t be welcoming carolers to your front porch this year but you can wow your neighbours with a beautiful front-entrance display, complete with bright outdoor lights ...
Posted by Nick Ziebell, Realtor® on December 17, 2020 in Home Maintenance
3 Advantages of the Winter Real Estate Market
Most Buyers Aren’t Just Looking
Winter homebuyers tend to be more motivated—especially in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Most people who are looking for a house in the midst of winter are on a deadline—they may have ...
Posted by Kim Ziebell, Realtor® on December 17, 2020 in Selling Your Home
Canadian home prices rise 8.6% year-over-year in Q3 2020 despite COVID-19 economic shock
According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast, the aggregate price1 of a home in Canada increased 8.6 per cent year-over-year to $692,964 in the third quarter, as high demand and low inventory continued to ...
Posted by Fiona Simard, Realtor® on December 17, 2020 in Market Updates
New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home
Say Goodbye to Clutter
One of the best ways to feel better about your space is to streamline your stuff. Whether you have a playroom filled with toys your kids have long forgotten about, or a basement stuffed to the brim with boxes you never open, ...
Posted by Nick Ziebell, Realtor® on December 7, 2020 in Home Maintenance
No Signs of Slowdown in Ottawa Resale Market
Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,611 residential properties in November through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,284 in November 2019, a year over year increase of 26 per cent. November’s ...
Posted by Kim Ziebell, Realtor® on December 7, 2020 in Market Updates