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OTTAWA RECORD JULY SALES – 2019

OTTAWA LRT LINE STATION OPENING 2019 - REAL ESTATE - CHRIS STEEVES

I hope everyone’s been outside enjoying this beautiful summer heat.    July and August in Ontario is about as good as it gets for just about anywhere in the world! Speaking of extreme heat, our real estate market is still…

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CONDOS ON A COMEBACK?!!

TRINITY CENTER OTTAWA - BAYVIEW - CONDOS - REAL ESTATE - CHRIS STEEVES

Yes,  I said it.  This is start of a major resurgence of condos in Ottawa.   It’s been quite a while since we’ve had this many new condos being launched in Ottawa. In light of the extremely low inventory and rising…

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HOUSING AFFORDABILITY – FEDERAL BUDGET BREAKDOWN

OTTAWA HOMES - FEDERAL BUDGET 2019 - CHRIS STEEVES REAL ESTATE

So here’s my 2 cents on the proposed federal budget and their ‘home buyer/housing affordability’ programs.  From what I can see, the issue we’re still having with housing affordability is primarily due to a lack of supply/inventory.   In many major…

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OTTAWA MARKET – INVENTORY DOWN, PRICES UP

OTTAWA REAL ESTATE 2019 - CHRIS STEEVES REALTOR

While it continues to be cold outside, the real estate market is staying RED HOT!! Inventory is at all-time lows, and demand is still strong.   So it comes as no surprise that prices are shooting way up. Comparing this February…

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TRINITY CENTRE – BAYVIEW OTTAWA

900 ALBERT @ BAYVIEW - TRINITY CENTRE - OTTAWA REAL ESTATE - CHRIS STEEVES

WHAT A LOCATION!   The Trinity Centre development looks like it will be an incredible addition to Ottawa’s skyline.   Trinity Group has gone above & beyond to bring a very modern, sexy development into a prime Ottawa site, and I for…

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OTTAWA REAL ESTATE MARKET 2018

CHRIS STEEVES - OTTAWA REAL ESTATE - REALTOR

Welcome to the end of summer everybody!!!  (sorry, but someone had to say it :)) I truly hope that everyone had a phenomenal summer: one of the best Ottawa has seen awhile in my opinion (so many hot, sunny days!).  …

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OTTAWA HOMES SALES – MARCH 2017

OTTAWA HOME SALES - 2017 - CHRIS STEEVES REAL ESTATE

Happy Springtime Everyone!!! As you may know by now, Ottawa’s real estate market is following the Canadian trend of being red hot right now.  Nice to see home sales coming out of a fairly sluggish few years and getting back…

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HIGHLIGHTS OF 2016 IN OTTAWA

OTTAWA REAL ESTATE CHRIS STEEVES

What a year it was for the city of Ottawa in 2016!   The list of developments and accomplishments is nothing less than extremely impressive! Let’s do a recap of what took place in our great city over this past…

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MORTGAGE RULES 2017

MORTGAGE RULES 2017 - CHRIS STEEVES

So I, Chris Steeves, Ottawa’s Realtor, am joining you in scratching my head at the new mortgage rules in this country.   Everything seems to be designed to make it harder for both buyers and sellers to make money and…

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