Tuesday, July 7, 2020 / by Ammaarah Hafeez
June 2020 market stats are here!
Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 2,052 residential properties in June through the Board's Multiple Listing Service® (MLS) System, compared with 2,096 in June 2019, a decrease of 2%.
“With safety protocols firmly in place, and Buyers and Sellers more accustomed to our new normal, the resale market has rebounded to meet pent up demand,” states Ottawa Real Estate Board President Deborah Burgoyne. “While unit sales were down 55% in April and 44% in May, June’s sales results are within 2% of figures from this time last year.”
“June’s new listings doubled compared to April and increased 45% from the number of listings that came onto the market in May. A consequence of these rapid sale turnarounds is that housing inventory does not have an opportunity to build. Residential inventory is now 52% lower than last year at this time, and condominium supply is down 42%. We contin. ...
Monday, July 6, 2020 / by Ammaarah Hafeez
Centrally located in the heartland of the Land O’ Lakes Region of Ontario, The Oaks Cottages lie on the North shore of Crow Lake with an AWESOME southern exposure. Consistently booked and turn-key business ready. The 7 rental cottages on the property are well maintained and an excellent investment opportunity, not to mention the breathtaking main lodge. This property is the perfect place to bring the family, with 420 ft of sparkling clear waterfront, guests will be busy fishing, swimming and boating all summer long! The main residence is equipped with 6 bedrooms that are set up to easily be used as short term rentals, however, it makes a great family home if you would like to have it for your own personal use! A stunning lake view will not disappoint. The Oaks Cottages on Crow Lake has a ton of amenities available, whether you want to take out a canoe, kayak or paddleboard rental or simply curl up with a book amongst the beautiful property, there is something here for ev; ...
Monday, May 25, 2020 / by Ammaarah Hafeez
RE/MAX Boardwalk has joined forces with MoveSnap to offer all our residential real estate clients complimentary access to a moving concierge.
With just the click of a button, clients buying or selling a home will be able to transfer their utilities and home services, update their address and ID cards, forward their mail, arrange movers and storage and more. Contact us to learn more about all our residential real estate services and our complimentary moving concierge. ...
Friday, December 20, 2019 / by Ammaarah Hafeez
Happy Holidays from All of Us at Dream Living Ottawa!
It's the most wonderful time of the year! The twinkling lights and crackling fires remind us to slow down and appreciate our family, friends, and all that we have accomplished. We appreciate every one of you being a member of this site and thank you for being here for another year!
We're invested in your success and we have great plans for 2020. We can't wait to share them with you throughout the upcoming year. But as it's the holiday season, we'll leave you with some great holiday tips from your friends at Dream Living Ottawa and this wish:
"May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility." - Mary Anne Radmacher
Be safe and Happy Holidays to everyone!
- The Dream Living Ottawa team ...
Thursday, December 19, 2019 / by Ammaarah Hafeez
You've made the decision to buy or sell a luxury home, and now it's time to select the real estate professional who can best assist you. Not all good agents operate effectively in the upper-tier market. It is a market segment that requires special competencies. Here are some general guidelines for choosing an agent to help you in the upper-tier residential marketplace:
1. Request market knowledge and real estate skills.
Not only should your agent know the city or area you are interested in, he or she should be knowledgeable about the price range you've targeted. A luxury home expert should be able to discuss the amount of inventory available, the average number of days a property is on the market before going under contract, the number of sales in the last 90 days, and the list-to-sales price ratio, all by price range. The more knowledgeable the agent is about the upper-tier market, the more valuable he or she can be as a resource for you. When you schedule your first meeting wil ...