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Home Projects To Ready Your Home For Summer

Home Projects To Ready Your Home For Summer

With the spring season now in full bloom, summer approaching quickly, and social distancing guidelines leaving you a little stir-crazy, you may be feeling anxious to spend time outdoors and keep yourself busy while waiting for restrictions to be lifted. Fortunately, when you have to #StayHome, you might be able to find some time to ...

Supporting Local Business

One of the great characteristics of every community is the common feeling that you have something that nobody else has, and Kemptville is no exception. Located just south of Ottawa, we show pride in our beautiful attractions, unique stores, small businesses, and the sense of connection and belonging that make this town everything it is. ...

Spring Indoor Home Maintenance

With the longer days and warmer temperatures, it is finally starting to feel like Spring has arrived. This a great time to ensure your home is ready for the summer. It is always handy to make a list of the tasks. Always start with the indoor maintenance; that way, when the days get warmer, you ...
Mother’s Day from a Distance

Mother’s Day from a Distance

  Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and while many of us generally take this time to visit and surprise our Mothers with gifts of appreciation, good food, and laughs with the family, the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic still has us practicing social distancing measures, limiting our interactions. While this certainly isn’t ...
Video Chat Platforms: Social Interaction During Social Distancing

Video Chat Platforms: Social Interaction During Social Distancing

The onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic has created changes and challenges in the way we conduct our normal daily activities. While we used to enjoy taking a break from the busy world outside of our homes, we are now being asked to make that break our new reality by staying inside and practicing social ...
What style of House are you?

What style of House are you?

Have you ever wondered what type of neighbourhood best resonates with you? Buying a home is an exciting time for new, and there are so many choices when it comes to housing styles, are you a bungalow, a stacked condo, a single-family dwelling? Each of these styles of homes can be found in neighbourhoods with ...
Ottawa Real Estate Snapshot March 2020

Ottawa Real Estate Snapshot March 2020

Market update: March 2020. While we are thankful to have been named an essential service, Realtors® and brokerages everywhere are working together to ensure that necessary protocols  are in place to ensure public safety in this new reality.  As trusted advisors, committed to flattening the curve, our industry is finding creative ways to use technology ...
New Changes to the Canadian Mortgage Stress Test: What You Need To Know

New Changes to the Canadian Mortgage Stress Test: What You Need To Know

Buying a house is easily the biggest decision, and the biggest purchase that many people will make in their lifetime, and often, the hurdles to overcome can be discouraging, to say the least. To purchase a home currently in Canada, you must pass the Canadian Mortgage Stress Test. This test is conducted for the purpose ...
Is the right time for us to purchase Real Estate?

Is the right time for us to purchase Real Estate?

Is the right time for us to purchase Real Estate? The question of when it is the right time to purchase real estate is always a very important family decision. For millennials, homeownership in Canada is approximately 50 percent. In contrast, 55 percent of their parents currently own their own homes.  While millennials have lower ...
What You Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization in the Housing Market

What You Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization in the Housing Market

Legal Recreational Cannabis and the Impact on the Ottawa Real Estate Market Updated 24 April 2020 Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada since October 2018. Saskatchewan’s implementation of the new law has been the most efficient. Ontario was the slowest; however, it is now improving the availability of cannabis products. Federal and Provincial regulations, ...
Buying your first home in Canada – What you Need to Know

Buying your first home in Canada – What you Need to Know

One of the reasons Canada is the greatest country in the world is that we embrace new Canadians. The indigenous people were the first people in Canada. All other Canadian families have come from another country, we all have come from somewhere. Canada proudly is one of the most diverse and safe countries in the ...
Buying your first home in Canada – What you Need to Know

Buying your first home in Canada – What you Need to Know

One of the reasons Canada is the greatest country in the world is that we embrace new Canadians. The indigenous people were the first people in Canada. All other Canadian families have come from another country, we all have come from somewhere. Canada proudly is one of the most diverse and safe countries in the ...
Owning versus Leasing

Owning versus Leasing

It is essential for a business that they find the right location to set up their business and to decide whether to buy or lease a location. There are advantages and disadvantages to both. You will need an experienced commercial REALTOR®, an accountant and a lawyer working together to help you make the right decision. ...
Ottawa Real Estate January 2020 Highlights and Statistics

Ottawa Real Estate January 2020 Highlights and Statistics

 DIRECT: 613-223-6625 | OFFICE: 613-258-6299MAINLISTINGSACTIVE LISTINGSOTTAWA SOLDSLUXURY LISTINGSOPEN HOUSESBUYERSSELLERSWESTERRACATERED AFFAIRSBLOGTESTIMONIALSPARTNERSCONTACT MAINLISTINGSACTIVE LISTINGSOTTAWA SOLDSLUXURY LISTINGSOPEN HOUSESBUYERSSELLERSWESTERRACATERED AFFAIRSBLOGTESTIMONIALSPARTNERSCONTACTthin Welcome to Royal LePage Team Realty, your source for real estate in Kemptville, Ottawa, Kanata, Stittsville, the 416 corridor and surrounding area. Looking to purchase a new home? Avoid feeling overwhelmed and use my experience and knowledge to find the ...
Commercial Property …Not without a realtor

Commercial Property …Not without a realtor

Have you ever considered owning, investing or leasing commercial real estate? Commercial real estate is defined as any non-residential property used for commercial profit-making purposes. It includes; office, retail, industrial, institutional, land, multi-family residential, and hotel/motel properties. All aspects of acquiring or leasing a commercial property are much more complicated than residential and require a ...
Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot

Ottawa Real Estate Highlights December 2019 Record-Breaking 2019 Closes Out Decade Another record breaking year in both the number of sales & average prices! The average sale price of a residential property crept up over $500K during several months in 2019, with the annual average sale price settling at just below $490,000. As we head ...
All I want for Christmas is a HOME

All I want for Christmas is a HOME

Buying a house is an exciting time, and whether you are just entering the market or you are a seasoned buyer ready for your next move, investing in real estate is a smart decision. To some, the Realtor App could be considered the Tinder of the Real Estate world, swiping past sub-par matches looking for ...
The Season of Giving – Gift Ideas for all the Homeowners in your Life

The Season of Giving – Gift Ideas for all the Homeowners in your Life

Coming up with gift ideas for the people in your life can be difficult sometimes.  We have put together a gift-giving guide for those people that have moved into a new home or a new condo.  Perhaps you are the one that has moved this year if so we included some ideas for little gifts ...
Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot November 2019

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot November 2019

Ottawa Real Estate Highlights November 2019 Weather isn’t Cooling the Resale Market!  Highlights from the Ottawa Real Estate Board December 4, 2019 UNIT SALES Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,288 residential properties in November through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,161 in November 2018, an increase of 10.9 %. Residential: ...
Picking a Condo that Matches your Lifestyle

Picking a Condo that Matches your Lifestyle

While many people once shied away from condominiums, today, this home-owners option is sought out by people of all ages and lifestyles. Condominiums are popping up in all neighbourhoods, with amenities that cater to the needs of people with all types of wants, needs, and abilities. Whether you are a working professional, young family, retiree, ...
Ottawa Real Estate Snapshot:  October 2019 

Ottawa Real Estate Snapshot:  October 2019 

Ottawa Real Estate Snapshot:  October 2019 Based on information from on the Ottawa Real Estate Board November 5th, 2019 Properties Sold Total properties sold: 1,607 an increase of 16.9% over October 2018 1,211 in the residential-property class, up 15% over October 2018 396 in the condominium-property category, up 23% over October 2018 The five-year average ...
Condo Living – Is it right for you?

Condo Living – Is it right for you?

After a few flat years, the Ottawa condo market started picking up steam in 2016 and continues to be a popular choice for Ottawa buyers today. Lower inventory levels and higher prices in the residential market have helped to increase activity in the condo property class.  According to the Ottawa Real Estate Board “September ...
First Time Home Buyer Incentive – Need a Little Help?

First Time Home Buyer Incentive – Need a Little Help?

With the recent federal election  there has been a great deal of discussion around the Liberal Government’s incentive for First-time Home Buyers which was effective September 2, 2019.  The Government of Canada has allocated $1.25 billion over the next three years for this program.  The incentive is designed to help first-time home buyers find an ...
What can we expect from the Fall Real Estate Market in Ottawa?

What can we expect from the Fall Real Estate Market in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, we talk about the Spring market and the Fall market as being the two busiest seasons to buy and sell real estate in Ottawa.  Our Spring market started early this year and instead of slowing down over the Summer it continued to be strong throughout the Summer months. Throughout the year we have ...
Is that House Haunted?

Is that House Haunted?

Stigma and Real Estate Would the fact that property is believed to be haunted affect your decision to purchase it?  If a property had been the location of an unspeakable act, would that change your opinion on it? Picture this, you’ve just found the home of your dreams and have put in an offer.  Of ...

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