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Lots of potential potholes in Ottawa real estate for 2016
07 February 16 02:46 PM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Like it or not, our local economy is dominated by Federal government activity and there are a lot of potential potholes we may face as the new government sets out to try and keep all the promises it has made. Will Liberal history repeat itself? Trudeau 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...
June photos perfect for future listings
07 June 15 11:50 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
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. Having a good supply of photos on file 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...
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...
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...
Semi-detached homes offer great compromise for both first time buyers and those downsizing
04 April 13 06:39 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
Semi detached homes which feature one common wall with another dwelling seem to be popping up all over the place. From infill projects in the core to new suburban construction, the semi-detached home seems to be having a great renewal in popularity. When Read More...
The real estate downsizing dilemma
20 October 12 07:46 AM | Gord McCormick | 1 Comments   
Many of us are either considering a downsizing move or have recently done so. There are many hurdles to overcome in researching options and then making what will ultimately prove to be a successful choice. Some of the many issues we see with clients (and Read More...
Seller Strategies in a Buyer's Market
01 October 12 08:47 AM | Gord McCormick | 7 Comments   
The Ottawa Real Estate Board has recently hinted in its October 2014 news release that our market is "..moving in to Buyer's territory". Given our high listing inventory levels and a rare monthly price decrease in average prices of properties Read More...
Selling next spring? ....time is running out!
22 August 12 03:59 AM | Gord McCormick | 0 Comments   
You're kidding me right? We are not even at the end of August, yet "time is running out". Well, think about it, there are only a few weeks of summer remaining (sorry!) and then fall with weather warm enough to do a lot of outdoor tuneups Read More...

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