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Cast Iron Plumbing – Insurance Companies new target

Do you have cast iron plumbing in your home? If so you could be in for a big surprise when it comes time to sell. I have recently experienced the possibility of a deal falling apart due to the plumbing in a century home. Apparently insurance companies don’t want to ...

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Ottawa Real Estate now in a Sellers Market

This just in……we have just crossed a threshold in the Ottawa Real Estate Market. Based on the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) March 2017 statistics we are in a Sellers market for residential properties (not condos). It has been some time since we have seen this as early as March. ...

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Making an Offer in a Competitive Market

Imagine finding a home you love, making an offer, and then finding out there are other competing offers on the table. Ouch. If you’re looking for a property in a competitive market, it is likely that there will be multiple offers. Even just one can create the risk that you’ll ...

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Ottawa Real Estate Market Heating Up

Statistically speaking the Ottawa Real Estate Market is heating up. Check out my chart below. A quick review reveals that # of sales have increased, $ value of the total sales has increased, average sales price increased, # of days on market has decreased, new listings taken has decreased, inventory ...

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