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Is the Ottawa Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

March 25, 2021
Ottawa Real Estate Market

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients in the Ottawa Real Estate Market scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to…

Ottawa Real Estate Market

Is the Ottawa Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients in the Ottawa Real Estate Market scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to…

5 Inspiring Home Design and Remodelling Trends for 2021

5 Inspiring Home Design and Remodelling Trends for 2021

We’ve all spent a lot more time at home over the past year. And for many of us, our homes have become our office, our classroom, our gym—and most importantly, our safe haven during times of uncertainty. So it’s no surprise to see that the home design and remodelling trends for 2021 revolve around soothing…

New Year, New Home? Set Homeownership Goals

New Year, New Home? Set Homeownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put

The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales and price growth, and a tight housing inventory, the time may be right to ask “New Year, New Home?” the time…

A Strong Housing Market

The New Normal: A Strong Housing Market Expected to Continue into 2021

Circumstances like a once-in-a-hundred-years pandemic and historic inventory shortages might have made you assume that the housing market would lose steam, but there is plenty of evidence to the contrary. As Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) senior economist, Shaun Cathcart noted, “records [are continually] being broken” in the residential property market and a strong housing…

Virtual Home Tours

5 Secrets Buyers and Sellers Must Know About Virtual Home Tours

For years now, virtual home tours have helped real estate buyers far and wide find the perfect home. From long-distance military personnel being relocated, to investors expanding their portfolio, to homeowners looking for a vacation getaway, this technology makes finding a house that’s a bit out of driving distance much easier. And for real estate…

Win a Gift Card to Farmboy

Win a $100 Gift Card to Farmboy for Thanksgiving

SHOP LOCAL. EAT LOCAL. SPEND LOCAL. Win a $100 Gift Card to Farmboy. Just in Time for Thanksgiving!  Click here to enter: http://bit.ly/ThanksgivingOttawaGiveaway I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love visiting my local Farm Boy fresh market store! I love how they strive to provide a fun and friendly, fresh market shopping experience and…

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Move-Up vs. Second Home: Which One Is Right For You?

The pandemic has changed the way many of us live, work, and attend school—and those changes have impacted our priorities when it comes to choosing a home. According to a recent survey by The Harris Poll, 75% of respondents who…

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Win a Furnace and Air Conditioner Maintenance

SHOP LOCAL. EAT LOCAL. SPEND LOCAL. Win a Furnace and Air Conditioner Maintance from Reliable Home Environment. Including a 4pk of 1′ filters. Over a $300 value!  Click here to enter: https://bit.ly/ReliableHomeGiveaway  Reliable Home Environment has a strong reputation in Ottawa…

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Lowest Mortgage Rates in History: What It Means for Homeowners and Buyers

The interest rate on Canada’s most popular mortgage, the five-year fixed rate, has fallen to its lowest level in history. In early June, HSBC made headlines when it began offering Canadians a five-year fixed-rate mortgage below 2%. Multiple brokers followed…