Ottawa Select Real Estate Blog

8 Reasons Why Real Estate is the Best Investment

8 Reasons Why Real Estate is the Best Investment

Real estate has long been considered a solid investment for many reasons. It is a relatively safe and easy way for people to build wealth beginning with a small amount of money. If you are interested in investing in real estate, I’d be happy ...

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Should You Update Your Home Before You Sell?

Should You Update Your Home Before You Sell?

Usually the answer is a resounding no, but it’s a little more complicated than that. When selling your home it’s natural to want to squeeze every last dollar you can from the buyer. There’s nothing wrong with that, but if ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Vacant Land

The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Vacant Land

Building a custom home is hard work that is rewarded when you move into the home of your dreams. The first step is finding the perfect lot to build on. Before you purchase a lot to build on, be aware of these do’s and don’ts. Do work ...

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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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March Resales Indicate Strong Spring Market

March Resales Indicate Strong Spring Market

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 2,011 residential properties in March through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 2,274 in March 2021, a decrease of 12 per cent. March’s sales included 1,493 in ...

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