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LANDLORD & INSURANCE – HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

The dream of being a landlord and collecting a paycheck every month (basically making money while you sleep) sounds pretty good, right?  Sounds like a great way to get paid. However, being a landlord can also bring a lot of…

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CHRIS STEEVES’ REAL ESTATE INVESTING TIPS

CHRIS STEEVES REAL ESTATE INVESTING

You’ve all heard the saying ‘they’re not making any more it’ when the topic of real estate comes up.  And this is, after all, a very true statement.  Of course, this doesn’t mean rush out and buy any piece of…

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LEBRETON FLATS – FIRST PHASE OF DEVELOPMENT

CHRIS STEEVES REAL ESTATE OTTAWA

Following the trend of my Trinity Group posts, here is another one scheduled for downtown Ottawa. Albert & Preston is going to be larger than anything Ottawa’s downtown has ever seen.   And this is just the first of a…

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RIDEAU & CHAPEL – NEW CONDO DEVELOPMENT IN SANDY HILL

CHRIS STEEVES - REAL ESTATE - OTTAWA - HOMES

Trinity Group has brought yet another very impressive development to the Ottawa area.  This time, it’s in the heart of downtown, in Sandy Hill. The Rideau and Chapel development promises to be a spectacular, high-end condo & retail development.  The…

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HOME BUYER TIPS: 10 MOST COMMON MISTAKES

  Are you getting ready to buy your first place? Shopping for a home is exciting, exhausting and often frightening. In the end, your aim is to end up with a home you love at a price you can afford.…

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MODERN HOMES OTTAWA – MODBOX DEVELOPMENTS

CHRIS STEEVES REALTOR REAL ESTATE OTTAWA

Since architecture and design some of my favourite aspects of the real estate world, I thought I’d feature one of Ottawa’s hottest and most current design/build team; Modbox.    Modbox has described themselves as “a new and different kind of real…

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CANADA HOUSE PRICES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING

OTTAWA REAL ESTATE - CHRIS STEEVES

You may have heard or read that Canada’s housing market is ‘going to crash’ and ‘going to drop by 30%’ or some other similar doomsday prediction.   Every week, I find that someone is telling us how their ‘calculations’ show…

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RENTAL PROPERTIES – THE HOT TREND IN CANADA

Chris Steeves Ottawa Real Estate

With condo sales slowing to a very moderate pace, the hot market for developers is now rental properties.     Condos and housing have become increasingly less affordable for many years, to the point where there are many people who…

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WHY USE A REALTOR?

Real estate is a big deal. For most Canadians, a house is the most expensive purchase they’ll make in their lifetime.  It’s a serious transaction with significant financial and emotional ramifications for the parties involved, and having proper representation is…

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3 COMMON HOME-BUYER MISTAKES TO AVOID

OTTAWA REAL ESTATE CHRIS STEEVES

Buying your first home is an emotional experience.  Owning a home has long been a mark of success and freedom — a space to make truly your own. It’s no wonder home buyers fall so in love with the idea…

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