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Ottawa sellers: don't miss out on busy spring relocation market
31 March 16 07:34 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
We are on the cusp of the busiest few weeks in Ottawa real estate as March draws to a close. With the new Federal budget year starting April 1 st , comes the beginning of prime government “moving season” which sees a large number of military Read More...
Should I be buying or selling real estate in Ottawa winter?
17 November 15 11:20 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
While most Realtors would suggest “there is never a bad time to buy or sell a property”, there are certainly a number of issues to be considered in buying or selling a property in the Ottawa winter. Here are a few items to consider: The case Read More...
Ottawa listing inventory highest in 12 years!
10 July 15 06:43 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Many sellers face a long, stressful summer in Ottawa real estate June sales results were generally positive with increases in unit sales and average prices but listing inventory continues to grow and make life miserable for many sellers. Listing inventory Read More...
Ottawa seller tips for summer showing success!
07 June 15 11:36 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Late spring and early summer should be the best time to sell a residential property, as most properties outdoor spaces will look their best. Here are a few tips on how to make sure your listing is as ready as can be: 1. Remember: buyers shop online first, Read More...
What to expect from the 91 Most important days in Ottawa real estate...starting today!
01 April 15 02:00 PM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
While the weather still has us wondering, there is no doubt that April 1 st marks the start of the most important 91 days in the Ottawa real estate year. 3 Biggest Sales Months: May is the #1 unit sales month of the year, followed closely by June #2 and Read More...
Buy first or sell first? Tough question in 2015 Ottawa real estate
22 March 15 10:38 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
The dilemma: Homeowners have always had to decide whether to find their “dream home” first and secure it or sell their existing home first in the hope they can find the “dream home” at the same time. For a look at some of the challenges Read More...
Should I list my Ottawa property over the winter months?
05 December 14 12:24 PM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
While the credo of professional real estate would suggest “there is never a bad time to list a house/property”, there are certainly a number of issues to be considered in marketing a property in the Ottawa winter. This is particularly true Read More...
Ottawa real estate: Why this may be the best time for a new home construction purchase
24 November 14 09:00 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
As the overall market dips in to the winter doldrums with limited sales, it actually may be almost the perfect time to consider a new construction home purchase.(especially for those with existing properties to sell) Why is this? Re-sale timing for current Read More...
Ottawa real estate: residential average selling prices in negative territory in October 2014
19 November 14 10:44 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Ottawa real estate residential prices showed a 3.2 % decrease in the average price of properties sold in October, compared to Oct 2013. While one month does not make a trend, it is only the 2 nd time this year that average selling prices in a month have Read More...
Summer sales slow somewhat but still an active time for Ottawa Real Estate
19 July 13 08:32 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
We have recently finished the busiest quarter of the year for real estate sales which ended June 30 th . While many may think "that summer is dead" for real estate this is not correct! Though the number of sales transactions drop by 20 or 25% Read More...
June photos picture perfect for future listings
10 June 13 08:00 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
June photos perfect for future listings! Now is the perfect time of the year to take some quality exterior photos of your property to have on file for a future listing. Yards and gardens look their best right now, before the summer heat takes its toll. Read More...
When do Ottawa residential properties sell best?
20 July 12 05:50 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
It is always a good idea to know when is the best time to market your property and we thought a little sales history from the Ottawa Real Estate Board might help show the peaks and valleys during the course of the year. When one looks at the table below, Read More...

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