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A blog about Real Estate. With Ottawa changing on a daily basis, I'll be taking your questions and answering them. Feel free to email me with topics you would like covered.

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Do you know about Tarion?
Tarion’s Role Tarion ensures new home buyers receive the statutory warranty coverage they are entitled to under the Act. Most issues are resolved by builders without involvement by Tarion, however Tarion will intervene if a builder fails to honour Read More...

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1411 Kilborn, Alta Vista, Ottawa
Grand Familyroom! • 3 bath, 3 bdrm - MLS® $489,000 - 2 Storey Detached!!! Applewood Acres, Ottawa, ON - Beautifully maintained 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home in Applewood Acres (thats the heart of Alta Vista). How well is this home located? You can Read More...

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What's the harm in listing my property above the market value?
Have you ever heard a Seller say “Whats the harm in listing my property 10 or 20 per cent above the market value? The Buyer can always make an offer.” There are a couple of things that happen when a residential home is overpriced. First it Read More...

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Does it matter when I buy or sell?
Does it matter when I buy or sell?” This is one of the most common questions that I answer. ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ so I’ve attached a graph indicating the number of residential units sold by month (includes condominium). Read More...

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Preparing for the Inspection... The ongoing saga
Preparing for the Inspection (the ongoing saga) ( Ottawa , ON ) By the time a First Time Buyer arrives for the building inspection of the home a bit of the lustre has worn off. When they signed the Agreement of Purchase and Sale they were on Cloud Nine Read More...

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Is NOW the time to invest in Real Estate?
Gerard Windle, Broker (Ottawa, ON) Forty years ago my dad taught me the most important thing about Real Estate. Over my 20 plus years of selling real estate I’ve told hundreds of buyers and sellers his story. And it makes as much sense today as Read More...

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Lies, %#* lies and statistics
With apologies to Mark Twain. I just finished reviewing statistics and trends in the Ottawa real estate market. The sheer magnitude of whats out there is intimidating. There might not be another industry that tracks their numbers as carefully as real Read More...

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