Tag Archives: Statistics

What impact do homeless shelters have on property values?

I had a call from a CBC reporter a few weeks ago asking me if there was a rush by Vanier residents to sell now that there is a homeless mega-shelter that will be built in the neighbourhood. I told … Continue reading

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What those sale stats mean.

I’ve learned a ton about real estate statistics in the Ottawa Board in the past few weeks after I wrote a blog post in which I described July and August as slow months in real estate. One of my colleagues at … Continue reading

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What’s the best time to sell my house – Part II

My last post suggested that the fall is the second busiest season of the year with the first being the spring. Fellow Ottawa realtor, Gord McCormick of Oasis Realty, disagreed and was kind enough to provide some board statistics concerning sales — … Continue reading

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The Ottawa Real Estate Market in September – a snapshot

Our Ottawa Real Estate board stats are out for September and here’s what they say about the state of the Ottawa real estate market: Number of Sales (1,119 units) –  increase of 12.5% Average Sale Price ($346,342) – decrease of 1.2% Days … Continue reading

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According to Benjamin Disraeli, there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. But according to a new Harris-Decima Poll, 68% of Canadians already own a home; an astonishing 33 per cent is considering buying one in the next three … Continue reading

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