Cost avoidance when buying a house

There is a constant debate about whether it’s better to put 20% or more down on a home or if you have 5% down ready, that you should jump into home ownership. We don’t believe there is truly a right or wrong answer to that. The change in your monthly payments between the two options is typically minimal, especially with your first home, remember, these payments are spread out over 25 years!

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  Trendy isn't just downtown anymore

We hear this from clients all of the time: I need to live downtown, so I’m close to grocery stores, coffee shops, etc. The suburbs may not be able to give you the same  lifestyle, however you may not have to be right downtown either.

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  Live, Work, Play

As I was sitting watching the Red Blacks battle the undefeated Edmonton Eskimos I couldn’t help but notice that most balconies that faced the field in the Minto condo were full of fans. The revitalized Landsdowne complex that connects the Glebe to Old Ottawa South has really encompassed the Live, Work, Play motto that developers are pushing in order to limit urban sprawl and puts the fun in functional!

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  What IS a Multiple Offer Situation?

 

When the market is hot--like Ottawa’s is right now--competition for properties is tight and multiple offer scenarios becomes more common.

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  What was Ottawa's Real Estate Market like in June?

The stats for June are IN: average sale prices are up, and inventory is low. Now is a great time to list with us--let's talk about your home!

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This was my first experience buying a home and I wasn't sure what to expect. The Rachel Hammer Team and my agent Chris Colton were phenomenal to work with. I felt as if I was their only client. Their real estate knowledge, responses to my questions, and availability were very appreciated.
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