Category Archives: multiple offers

How to be a buyer in this crazy hot Ottawa real estate market!

The Ottawa real estate market has exploded. We are down in inventory something like 40% from five years ago and around 20-27% year to year depending on the area. As a result, anything that is decent is getting snapped up … Continue reading

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Competing in a super hot real estate market.

Ottawa’s real estate market has taken off. We are seeing multiple offers all over the place. Multiple offers are great for a seller, but they can be frustrating for a buyer. Here are my tips on how to compete: Make … Continue reading

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Bully Offers – what are they? What are the rules around them?

The Toronto Star has just published a story about “bully” offers. The article indicates that listing agents whose clients accept them could end up paying hefty fines if they don’t play by the rules. So what is a bully offer and … Continue reading

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Multiple offers – What goes on behind the scene.

What goes on behind the scene during multiple offers is a lot like synchronized swimming. Everything appears smooth but beneath the surface, there is a lot of frenzied activity. Whenever there have been multiple showings, the listing agent has to make a list … Continue reading

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