Tag Archive: Matt Robinson ReMax

Open House Questions Some Buyers Forget to Ask

An Open House is an event. And, like many events, it’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement and energy. In fact, when you visit an Open House, you might even end up rubbing elbows with other buyers who are there at the same time. It can feel ...

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WANTED: Ottawa Homes for Sale!

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 979 residential properties in February through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,002 in February 2017, a decrease of 2.3 per cent. The five-year average for February sales is 922. February’s sales included 250 in the condominium property class and 729 ...

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Subtle Signs it May Be Time to Sell

Sometimes the reason for putting your home on the market is crystal clear. For example, you might have a job relocation and need to move. Or, you might have decided to downsize because the kids have left the nest. However, there are many other motivations to list your home that ...

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Ottawa’s decade in review!

Last year may have started with a whimper, but it ended with a bang as homebuyers in the Ottawa area awoke from a long slumber. By the fourth quarter of 2017, Ottawa’s balanced market had moved into classic sellers’ territory, complete with tight inventory levels and upward pressure on prices. ...

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Should You Rent Out Part of Your Home?

I’ve personally considered it a number of times, and likely will be doing it come the summer, but have you ever considered renting out a room to a student or renovating your basement into a self-contained rental apartment? It’s a big decision. There are many pros and cons to consider. ...

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A Strong Finish for Ottawa’s Real Estate Market in 2017

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 771 residential properties in December through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System compared with 711 in December 2016, an increase of 8.4 per cent. The five-year average for December sales is 687. December’s sales included 205 in the condominium property class and ...

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