Differences Between Closed and Open Mortgage
Spring is here, which means the housing market in Ottawa is going to pick up again soon. We get a lot of questions this time of year about open and closed mortgages, mostly wondering which is best for you.
City Of Ottawa Vacant Unit Tax or VUT -Everything You Need to Know
The City of Ottawa is putting in place the VUT (Vacant unit Tax). The Ottawa vacant home tax will take effect in January 2023 and will be applicable to non-principal residences that were vacant in 2022 for at least 184 days.
5 Tips for Moving to Ottawa
Are you moving to Ottawa and are unfamiliar with the city? In this post I will give you 5 of my top tips you need to know when moving to Ottawa!
How does location influence desirability and value?
Location, location, location. You’ve heard it a thousand times when it comes to real estate, and you likely understand what it means. But which aspects of your location are of most influence when it comes to determining the desirability of your property and ultimately affecting its value?
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SELL MY HOME?
Question: What’s the true cost of selling a home?
Answer: Usually 7-10% of the sale price.
Here’s a DETAILED breakdown (with 2022 data)
HOW CAN A COOLING MARKET AFFECT YOU?
What are the effects of a slowing real estate market on buyers and sellers? A large portion of Ontario’s residential real estate market has been cooled by a number of reasons, including higher interest rates, increasing inflation, and rising cost of living.
HOW CAN I BECOME A KNOWLEDGEABLE REAL ESTATE BUYER?
Purchasing a home is a significant financial commitment and, for most of us, the biggest of our lives.