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new listing at Holland Cross

Here is a new listing at Holland Cross – located at 35 Holland Avenue, walk to Wellington Village and a stone’s throw to Tunney’s pasture…. over 1000 sq. ft. – 2 balconies. Check it out…, a great downtown Ottawa condo. … Continue reading

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199 Kent Street

Here is a new listing at 199 Kent Street Check it out: http://www.ottawacondoguide.com/listings-details.cfm?id=19

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Does it have to be new?

While researching recent condo sales this week for a couple of upcoming listings (check back to http://www.ottawacondoguide.com for details, CondoClient members, we’ll let you know before they hit MLS®), the disparity between the cost of new or almost new construction … Continue reading

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The condo looks great, but what about the building?

When buying a condo one of the first things you want to do, prior to offering on a place is evaluating the condominium as a whole.   If we are talking about a house here, it would be similar to driving … Continue reading

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A true studio loft at the Mondrian 324 Laurier Avenue

This one is really cool, so we had to plug this one of  a kind loft for sale at the Mondrian in Ottawa, located at 324 Laurier Avenue.  Some pretty amazing photos show off this unique Pied-a-terre in downtown Ottawa.  … Continue reading

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How to buy a condo in a hot market…

In the downtown Ottawa Condo Market, often find that when working with a client, we look at all of the available inventory, and can’t find a buyer what they are looking for. We know it’s out there, it does exist, … Continue reading

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What’s your View?

My wife and I checked into a hotel in midtown Manhattan last year on our first trip to the Big Apple. On the way to the hotel, we excitedly talked about having our morning coffee while enjoying the view of … Continue reading

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New construction – are you building a good investment?

I was reading a blog post from a Toronto condo realtor(R), and it was talking about whether or not pre-construction purchases of new condos is a good investment, so I would like to weigh in on some of the analysis … Continue reading

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I Will Never Stop Networking

I sold a condo because of my addiction to Starbucks coffee. I’m not kidding. I was standing in line at my neighbourhood Starbucks at about 7:45am when a colleague from another brokerage spotted me and we started chatting. In the … Continue reading

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Happy Buyer Happy Seller

Here is an interesting transaction we recently completed. We had a serious, pre-approved, highly motivated buyer looking for a property in a specific neighbourhood. Sounds great so far doesn’t it? Not so much. The problem was that there were no … Continue reading

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