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How to Deal with a Low-Ball Offer

If you take care to price your home correctly – that is, at a price that is in line with what similar properties in the area have sold for recently – then you have a good chance of selling it at or near your asking price. That doesn’t mean you won’t ...

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Ottawa Real Estate Market Update: August 2022 Buyer Uncertainty Slows Down August Resales

[embed]https://youtu.be/U_oi5xT4bhI[/embed] PRICES: Detached Home Average: $747,310⬆️ 3.5% Condo Average: $421,966 ⬆️ 4% Semi-Detached Average: $667,655 ⬆️ 5% Row Home Average: $611,715 ⬆️ 6% SUPPLY: 2093 new listings came to market this past month.  This is on par with what we normally see in August  DEMAND: 1137 residential properties sold over the last month   This is DOWN 30% from last August.  ...

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Avoiding Waste when Watering Your Lawn

The following tips will help you avoid waste when watering your lawn: Use a low-angle, pulsating sprinkler. Water sprayed high into the air produces a mist that loses much of its moisture through evaporation.Water the lawn, not the sidewalk or driveway.Lawns need about an inch of water per week. To determine ...

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Consumer Protection vs. Consumer Value

It has become standard for retailers to offer low cost supplementary “insurance protection plans” on appliances and electronics. These plans may seem like a good idea, but before you buy one, be sure the plan actually offers real added value. Often, these plans overlap with other protection programs you already ...

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