REAL ESTATE BLOG


Beyond the Sign: The current market shift

After an intense few years, the local real estate market is showing a very slight shift towards calmer waters. Jason Ralph, Broker of Record and President of Royal LePage Team Realty, explains, “The market was so overheated that even a small shift seems drastic, even though it isn’t going back to pre-2020 levels. We are starting […]

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot April 2022

      The April 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: With supply remaining under one month we continue to be in a seller’s market. Prices are continuing to climb but at a slower, more moderate pace than what we saw earlier in the pandemic. If you’re considering a move […]

Beyond the Sign: Moving time! 8 tips to help your move go smoothly

Beyond the Sign: Moving time! 8 tips to help your move go smoothly. Moving can be a daunting experience, especially if it’s your first time doing so. Whether you are planning an upcoming move to or within the city of Ottawa, there are certain steps that you can take to ensure that the process goes […]

Beyond the Sign: Time for a change? A career in real estate might be exactly what you are looking for.

Beyond the Sign: Time for a change? A career in real estate might be exactly what you are looking for. Do you find yourself spending time scouring new real estate listings and checking out sold prices? Do you love keeping track of the housing market trends? Are you looking for an exciting career where you can […]

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot March 2022

    The March 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot March 2022: March made for a busy month in comparison to February, however the number of sales were down from March of 2021. No more restrictions may have pushed attention elsewhere but as the weather continues to […]

Beyond the Sign: Looking ahead at Ottawa’s spring and summer real estate markets

Beyond the Sign: Looking ahead: Royal LePage Team Realty was recently featured in the City News article about the Ottawa real estate market is heating up! After two years of COVID restrictions, the rules are starting to ease and REALTORS® has begun holding in-person open houses again. The local housing markets for both city properties […]

Beyond the Sign: Worry-Free Winter Listing: 5 Reasons to Sell in the Cold Season

Royal LePage Team Realty was recently featured in a CityNews article selling in winter.  It may not sound like the most desirable season to list, but what many don’t know is that the cold weather season has an abundance of benefits that make the experience worthwhile. See here how selling your home this winter could […]

Protecting Your Biggest Asset

Protecting Your Biggest Asset: If you have ever dropped your Iphone into water, or purchased a new car that malfunctions only a short time after, you are likely grateful for the all encompassing “warranty” that can resolve your problems at minimal cost. Protecting your assets is one of the smartest decisions you can make, and […]

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot February 2022

The February 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: It looks like Spring may come early in Ottawa with an increase of 52% more transactions in February than in January. The rise in activity could be due to the announcement of upcoming interest rate increases pushing buyers to get into the […]

Scrapping Racially Insensitive Terminology: Saying So-Long to the “Master” Bedroom

Have you noticed the gradual shift in terminology in MLS listings lately? If you’re wondering when the term Primary Bedroom made its way into the home, and why, the short version is that it has become time to ditch the dated and discriminatory terms that have been normalized in our society. As an industry, we […]

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot January 2022

The January 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out!   Market Snapshot: January 2022’s sales were much like those of January 2021. Prices continued to rise as inventory remained low. Januarys condo market remained hot as sale prices are more attainable for buyers. If you’re considering a move we’re here to help answer any […]

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot December 2021

The December 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: A typical December resale market but, with Ottawa’s inventory shortage the pressure continues to increase sale prices. The Seller’s market held strong as December had less than one month’s supply of residential homes and condominiums. If you’re considering a move we’re here to […]

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot November 2021

The November 2021 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The number of transactions were down from November of last year however, unit sales were up 14% from November of 2019 (pre-pandemic). Meanwhile the average sale price escalations we’ve seen have lightly tapered off. If you’re considering a move we’re here to help […]

Carriage Trade: Buying and Selling Luxury Real Estate

With beautiful backdrops of Parliament and Gatineau hills, the Rideau River and more, Ottawa is a magnificent city that many flock to when searching for a town in which they can settle down and place roots. For those looking for homes that are as luxurious as the views they crave, Royal LePage TEAM Realty has […]

Five Ways to Downsize Your Home

When it comes to downsizing, many people naturally associate it with retirees or empty nesters. While there is no argument that that is a great time in life to look at the downsizing options available, in actuality, people of all ages and various lifestyles are choosing to downsize for a multitude of reasons, with all […]