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New property listed in Ottawa

I have listed a new property at 7 3780 FALLOWFIELD Road in Ottawa. See details here

Great opportunity to sub-lease retail space in Barrhaven! Located right on the main drag of Fallowfield near the intersection of Greenbank, this well located space is located in a busy plaza and is perfectly situated to bring great exposure and access to your business. Approximately 1030 square feet available. Current lease term ends September 30, 2026 -- perfect amount of time to establish your business without a...


Attention, Ottawa Homeowners! Discover what it really takes to sell your home for the highest price. I've gathered insights directly from sellers who've mastered the market. Here's what they say made all the difference.

1) Listing Just Below Market Value: A Strategic Masterstroke

It sounds almost illogical, doesn't it? But listing your home for a tad less than what it's worth can create a sense of urgency and competition among buyers. Learn more about this strategy and its success stories on my Selling...


Ottawa Real Estate Unveiled: Decoding Economic Indicators for Your Next Move

Ottawa Real Estate Enthusiasts, Take Note: Your Future Investment or Dream Home Depends on These Numbers!

Before you dive into buying or selling in Ottawa, it’s crucial to understand the broader economic picture. And we've got all that complex information broken down for you right here on our blog.

Ottawa's Real GDP: The Pulse of the City

Latest Data: June 2023
Current: 1.1%
Last Year: 3.4%

What is Real GDP?

Real GDP serves as Ottawa's annual physical, telling us how healthy our city's economy...


The Soaring Cost of Homeowner's Insurance in 2023: Here’s How You Can Fight Back


Ah, the cost of living. Just when you thought your wallet could take a breather, life throws another curveball your way. Right now, if you're a homeowner, you're probably feeling the heat. In fact, a staggering 90% of homeowners in 2023 saw their annual premium increase compared to the previous year. Yes, you read that right—90%! It’s like a bad horror movie for your finances that you didn’t sign up to watch.

Charles here, and I totally get your frustration. As a homeowner...


📈 or 📉 ??? Ottawa's Real Estate Market Through September 2023 🏡

Unveiling the Intricacies of Ottawa's Real Estate Market Through 2023: A Deep Dive You Didn't Know You Needed

Just when you think you've got a handle on Ottawa's housing market, I'm about to take you on a deep dive into the latest, most detailed information out there. Trust me, you'll want to buckle up for this ride. If you have even a hint of interest in real estate—and let's be honest, you wouldn't be here if you didn't—you won't want to skip a word. Ready to dive in?

Below you'll find...


The Ultimate Breakdown: Ottawa Real Estate in Light of Recent Interest Rates & Market Trends
Hello, Ottawa! I'm Charles Khouri, your trusted source for all things real estate in the nation's capital. You've probably heard that the Bank of Canada has maintained its overnight rate at 5%. So, whether you're looking to buy, sell, or refinance, sit tight! We're about to delve into what this means for your property journey.

The Backdrop: Unpacking the Bank of Canada's Latest Announcement

The Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How

  • Who: The Bank of Canada, our central banking authority.
  • What: The bank...

Fall 2023 Ottawa Real Estate Outlook: Navigating a Season of Change

Fall 2023 Ottawa Real Estate Outlook: Navigating a Season of Change

As the maple leaves in Ottawa turn to vibrant shades of gold and crimson, there's a lot more than just the weather undergoing transformation. The real estate market is entering a unique and challenging phase, with varied implications for buyers, sellers, and renters alike. If you're looking to make a move in Ottawa this Fall, here's what you can expect.

The Surge in the Urban Rental Market

What's Happening:

Mortgage rates above 5%...


Honored To Be Recognized As One Of Ottawa's Top Real Estate Agents by Best In Ottawa

Greetings to all our amazing clients, followers, and supporters!

We have some exciting news to share with you! We've been recognized as one of the top real estate agents in Ottawa by Best In Ottawa. This is a fantastic platform that helps locals and visitors alike to find the best services, products, and experiences in the city.

At just 31 years old, I've found my calling in the real estate industry. My focus lies in investment properties, and I have been privileged to work with a diverse range of...


Spring into Action: Your Guide to Navigating Ottawa's Hot Housing Market

Are you ready to shake off the winter blues and jump into the Spring housing market? Ottawa's real estate scene is heating up, and we've got the inside scoop on how to make the most of this exciting time!

First things first - inventory is tight, and demand is high. But don't panic - with a little know-how and some insider tips, you can still find your dream home without breaking the bank.

Here's what you need to know:

  1. Get Pre-Approved - Before you even start house hunting, it's essential to know what...


3 Must-Know Tips for Home Sellers in 2023

3 Must-Know Tips for Home Sellers in 2023

Selling your home can be a daunting task, especially in today's real estate market. With so much competition, it's important to make sure your home stands out from the rest. But where do you start? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are 3 must-know tips for home sellers in 2023 that will help you sell your home quickly and for the best possible price.

  1. Virtual Staging is on the Rise

Gone are the days of hiring a professional stager and renting furniture...

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