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March resale market goes out like a lion

OTTAWA, April 5, 2017 – Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,485 residential properties in March through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,160 in March 2016, an increase of 28 per cent. The five-year average for March sales is 1,240. “The busy spring selling season descended upon Ottawa early this […]


2017 resale market off to a great start

OTTAWA, February 3, 2017 – Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 667 residential properties in January through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 598 in January 2016, an increase of 11.5 per cent. The five-year average for January sales is 614. “The year is off to a great start, with sales up […]



Summer Resales Sizzle in a Hot July

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,491 residential properties in July through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,430 in July 2015, an increase of 4.3 per cent. The five-year average for July sales is 1,413. “Sales continue to outpace 2015 numbers both in monthly and year-to-date comparisons,” says Shane Silva, […]


Sales Stay Consistently HOT through May Heat Wave

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,921 residential properties in May through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with similar sales of 1,926 in May 2015. The five-year average for May sales is 1,864.  “As the weather warmed, the Ottawa resale market continued its steady pace upwards, continuing an above average trend […]




Bank of Canada Cuts Rates by 1/4 Point

Amanda M. Smith | Home Financing Advisor Scotiabank | Home Financing Solutions I hope everyone is having an amazing week! I wished to pass along the Bank of Canada’s news release today. The overnight rate was cut a quarter point today. As a result, Bank of Canada will be reducing the prime lending rate from […]


Busy spring season arrives amidst March snow banks

Ottawa Real Estate Board News Release – April 2015 Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,208 residential properties in March through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 1,184 in March 2014, an increase of two per cent. The five-year average for March sales is 1,236. “Sales increased month over month, with […]