REAL ESTATE BLOG


Now that you’ve moved in, what’s next?

Now that you’ve moved in, what’s next? – Congratulations on the big move! No matter if this is your first home or one of many, it takes a lot to plan and prepare for the big day. Now that you’re all settled in, what’s next? In this blog, we’ll cover some fun ideas for next […]

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot October 2022

The October 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: With a big decrease in the number of units sold for October buyers now have more selection and time to shop. However, the interest rate increases may have affected some purchasing power. Whether you’re buying or selling keeping a long-term perspective is important. […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying Commercial property

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying Commercial property. The first thing you need to decide when first considering investing in commercial real estate will be the type of property that best suits your needs. Each has its pros and cons and will need different expertise. It’s important to note that residential mortgages are […]

Low Maintenance Curb Appeal

Low Maintenance Curb Appeal. We all want our yards to look great, but nobody wants to spend their weekends doing yard work. If you’re looking for a low-maintenance property, there are a few things you can do to make your life easier. Low Maintenance Gardening Choose easy-care plants that don’t require a lot of watering […]

4 Great Ways to Invest in the Ottawa Market

4 Great Ways to Invest in the Ottawa Market Ottawa is a city with a variety of real estate in thriving, large neighbourhoods. In an appreciating market like Ottawa, real estate investments can provide significant financial benefits. There are a number of ways through which you can invest in real estate, each with its own […]

BIG vs. Smaller Real Estate Firms: Why We’re Ottawa’s #1

BIG vs. Small-Scale Real Estate Firms: Why Team Realty is Ottawa’s #1.    Real estate transactions are some of the biggest and most significant financial decisions you will ever make. Whether you are buying, selling, or using real estate as an investment, ensuring you have the backing of a brokerage with tenured experience at hand […]

Buying Commercial Properties in this Economy

Buying Commercial Properties in this Economy   Buying commercial real estate requires much thought and planning. After all; it could either be “home base” for your growing business, or simply a very large financial investment. As the market continues to diversify and expand, you may wonder how it could affect your ability to buy commercial […]

Giving Your Kids the Best Chance at Homeownership

Giving Your Kids the Best Chance at Homeownership   With housing markets across the country skyrocketing in recent years, it’s becoming a challenge for up-and-comers and young families to plant their roots in homeownership. This is currently affecting younger Millennials the most, but Generation Z is beginning to experience the same roadblocks. The solution: many […]

Diversity is an Advantage in a Multicultural Ottawa

Ethnic Diversity Among Agents in a Multicultural Ottawa   From coast to coast to coast, Canada is a beautiful country that residents and visitors alike enjoy exploring, many with hopes of putting down roots in their favourite corner of our home and native land. In a recent survey, Royal LePage found that newcomers represent a […]

Why Summer is a Good Time to Buy

Why Summer is a Good Time to Buy   “Summertime” means that the grass is at its greenest, the trees are at their fullest and gardens at their most vibrant. Although spring may be touted as the best time to buy, that doesn’t mean it’s the only time you’ll be able to do so. Summer […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying in Ottawa

5 Things You Need to Know About Buying in Ottawa   5 Things You Need to Know About Buying in Ottawa: Ottawa is a beautiful city with much historical significance. The national capital region is home to a wide variety of diverse, thriving neighbourhoods that see growth each year. There are many schools and businesses […]

I Have Just Inherited Property. What Should I Do?

I Have Just Inherited Property. What Should I Do? Do Your Homework Inheriting property can be an exciting time in your life. There can also be mixed emotions depending on the circumstances. The number of older Canadians is growing. This has caused the most significant number of inheritances Canada has ever seen. This trend is […]

Everything you Need to Know About Buying Older Homes

Everything you Need to Know About Buying Older Homes   Buying a 20th century home may fit your real estate needs, but there are many things to consider when exploring an older market.    Buying an older home comes with numerous advantages. They are often less expensive compared to newer builds, with no construction required […]

Is a Condominium Right for You?

Is a Condominium Right for You?   Sometimes, the maintenance requirements of a detached home can seem like a lot. After all, taking care of a whole property requires frequent attention, dedicated time, and effort. On the other hand, an apartment can seem cramped or urbanized for your liking.   Have you considered a condominium? […]

Beyond the Sign: 3 common real estate concerns in Ottawa

The changing real estate market is making national headlines often, but here in the Ottawa area our situation is unique. The problems we hear about in the news don’t necessarily reflect our local market, so I sat down with Jason Ralph, Broker of Record and President of Royal LePage Team Realty, to learn more about Ottawa’s […]