‘Tis the Season: 5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home

Monday Nov 1st, 2021

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  It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months.   This is generally considered the “offseason” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. Unfortunately, many real estate professionals perpetuate this myth by advising their clients to “wait until the spring” to list their... [read more]

How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Real Estate Market

Tuesday Aug 10th, 2021

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How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Ottawa Real Estate Market

  If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part of a home purchase—is receiving more attention than ever.   That’s because some sellers are finding out the hard way that a strong offer can fizzle quickly when an appraisal comes in below... [read more]

5 Factors That Reveal Where the Real Estate Market Is Really Headed

Friday Aug 6th, 2021

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5 Factors That Reveal Where the Real Estate Market Is Really Headed

  In a July release, the Canadian Real Estate Association reported that home sales had fallen for three months in a row after reaching an all-time high in March.1 So could one of the world’s hottest real estate markets finally be headed for a downturn?   We wouldn’t bet on it. That’s because even though sales have slowed, it was still the strongest June on record—and 13% higher than last year.1   "Don't be fooled — this is... [read more]

Renting vs Buying a Home and which one is better?

Tuesday Jul 6th, 2021

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renting vs buying a home - which one is better? RE Panel Episode 9

Link to YouTube Video   [00:00:00] Davor: [00:00:00] all right. What's up everybody. The board here from Ottawa, I have at least. I have melody and I have Mr. Mike, Chris with us Ari panel serving you today new new way. We don't think today, we're gonna, we're gonna shorten things up and we're gonna make it a little bit more interesting. [00:00:22] There's not really much of a scripted way. Are we going to do it too? It's a three for all sort of... [read more]

Top 3 Real Estate Tips for Canadian Buyers and Sellers

Tuesday Jun 22nd, 2021

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Top 3 Real Estate Tips for Canadian Buyers and Sellers

Link to YouTube Video   [00:00:00] Elyse: [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to the real estate panel. This is episode seven. We are a group of real estate agents from different areas in Ontario who come together every week to discuss hot topics in real estate. I have Mike melody and Devorah here with me today. Today, we're going to switch it up a little bit and we are going to talk about real estate rules. [00:00:21] I just saw recently in the news, a couple came forward to talk... [read more]

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