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A Happy Real Estate Story!

As you may know, realtors are considered essential services in Ontario because there are still people who have to find or sell homes. In Ottawa, despite the pandemic, the market is even tighter than ever, because there are fewer listings, … Continue reading

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CBC All In A Day: Proposed new Ontario laws would disclose prices in multiple offers

I was on Alan Neal’s CBC Radio show, All in a Day, this afternoon to discuss proposed changes that would require the disclosure of prices in multiple bidding wars. You can hear my comments in the segment here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/all-in-a-day

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How does an agent deal with other agents during multiple offers?

Because I’ve done quite a few sales involving multiple offers, I had a colleague ask me today for advice stickhandling a new listing where she’s expecting to get them. Here are my tips: Most important,  be sure to keep everyone … Continue reading

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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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More happy clients!

Always nice to get a testimonial from happy clients and I have to say I really enjoyed working with this couple! Here’s what they had to say: Thank you very much Peggy, it was a real pleasure working with you!  … Continue reading

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What is an escalation clause?

An escalation clause is a clause put into an offer to buy a property by the buyer that says the buyer will pay “X” more than the best offer received by the seller. It usually contains a cap. Are they … 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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