Category Archives: real estate

How does LRT affect property values?

A Twitter pal asks: “How much do you think proximity to LRT stations will affect prices in the short and long terms?” Great question! The answer depends on the proximity of the property to the new station during and after … Continue reading

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Ask Peggy: “Are skyrocketing Ottawa housing prices expected to balance out or come down?”

Allan asks: “Are skyrocketing housing prices in Ottawa expected to balance out or come down? How long would it take for a trend like that to be felt?” To answer that question, it’s important to understand the reason behind the … Continue reading

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Lowball offers — good idea or way to lose a deal?

We’re in a slow market in Ottawa; prices are  down, it’s taking longer to sell properties. In a hot market, you don’t see a lot of lowball offers but in a market like this, buyers sometimes come in with a lowball … Continue reading

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