Federal Budget measures to make homeownership easier for more Canadians need to “tread carefully,” says bank’s senior economist Major Canadian cities may be struggling with affordability issues, but the rate of homeownership is among the highest in the world, according to a recent report by RBC. The bank compared...

Hundreds gather to inspire the design of the new Ottawa Public Library and Archives Canada joint facility Around 200 people gathered tonight at Library and Archives Canada to participate in the first in a series of public engagement activities for the design of the new Ottawa...

We are all thinking about Spring with March break now here. It is a time to start thinking about outside chores. Your Spring maintenance checklist: Maintaining your home is crucial in preserving its value. By taking small actions throughout the year, you can save money by catching...

OTTAWA, March 5, 2019 - Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,005 residential properties in February through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 978 in February 2018, an increase of 2.8 per cent. February’s sales included 756 in the residential property...

About the Scotiabank Charity Challenge Make every step count for your community The Scotiabank Charity Challenge unites the spirit of runners with a unique fundraising program to help create a stronger future for young people and build vibrant communities. In 2018, participants raised over over $775,000 for 68...

I am very excited and honored to be inducted into the Royal Lepage Hall of Fame! I want to thank Royal Lepage for helping me be successful over the past 49 years, looking forward to the future. I am delighted to announce an exciting enhancement to...

We are really setting snow records in 2019; it has been relentless, but picture perfect. Happy Valentine’s Day to you and your family and hopefully you have time to enjoy winterlude. It is too early to see the market trend for 2019, but I believe it...

We are so fortunate to have one of the greatest Heart Institutes in the world here in Ottawa. Because February is Heart month, it is our opportunity to support and take part in activities.   Some of the Heart Month events happening this month include: Saturday, February...

February 5, 2019 - The average sale price of homes sold through the MLS® service mirrored the gains in the high-tech industry, but remained stable following the tech downturn. Those that owned before or during the high-tech surge have had dramatic gains in their home...

What is it? A condo status certificate is a document provided by the condominium corporation to buyers of resale condos that provides a snapshot of the unit as at the date that the certificate is issued. What information should you expect to see in a condo...

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