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Ottawa could see a surge in commercial growth in 2018
Ottawa could see a surge in commercial growth in 2018
Roch St-Georges February 7, 2018
2017 was a great year for the commercial real estate market.
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Ontario see's largest housing market gains over past decade
Ontario see's largest housing market gains over past decade
Roch St-Georges February 7, 2018
In the last 10 years Ontario has seen the largest housing market gains thanks to a combination of factors including population growth, low interest rates, and investments.  The Ottawa Region has seen gains of 44% compared to 119% in the Greater Toronto Area.
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How Much Does it cost to be Justin Trudeau's neighbour?
How Much Does it cost to be Justin Trudeau's neighbour?
Roch St-Georges February 5, 2018
With Vancouver and Toronto taxing foreign buyers who buy real estate, Ottawa has become an attractive Canadian city for foreign investors.
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Ottawa Ranks 5th as Millennial Hot Spots
Ottawa Ranks 5th as Millennial Hot Spots
Roch St-Georges February 4, 2018
Ottawa was ranked 5th according to Point 2 Homes which covers real estate news and trends.
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Vanier Business Owners Appeal Salvation Army's Plan for 333 Montreal Road
Vanier Business Owners Appeal Salvation Army's Plan for 333 Montreal Road
Roch St-Georges November 29, 2017
Many business owners are opposing the Salvation Army's plan to build a $50 million dollar shelter at 333 Montreal Road which will house 350 beds with 140 of those being for emergency stays.
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Vacancy Rates Fall, Many Condos are Rentals in Ontario
Vacancy Rates Fall, Many Condos are Rentals in Ontario
Roch St-Georges November 29, 2017
The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation say that the demand for rentals outpaced supply.
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City of Ottawa Council to Vote on Salvation Army Controversial Shelter in Vanier
City of Ottawa Council to Vote on Salvation Army Controversial Shelter in Vanier
Roch St-Georges November 20, 2017
The City of Ottawa council will vote on Wednesday, November 22nd on the controversial plan to build a large complex that will house the Salvation Army on Montreal Rd in Ottawa's Vanier neighbourhood.
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Homeownership Could Get More Expensive
Homeownership Could Get More Expensive
Roch St-Georges November 7, 2017
Canada's per capita energy consumption and greenhouses emission is one of the worst highest in the world.
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Is the Salvation Army's Shelter Project in Vanier Going to Affect Property Values?
Is the Salvation Army's Shelter Project in Vanier Going to Affect Property Values?
Roch St-Georges August 22, 2017
In June of 2017 the Salvation Army announced publicly their intentions to develop the parcel of land at 333 Montreal Road in Vanier as their new location for their multi-purpose homeless shelter.  What do home owners think of this announcement and more importantly can this proposed project affect their property values as well as rental rates in the area?
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Airbnb Regulations in Ottawa
Airbnb Regulations in Ottawa
Roch St-Georges June 14, 2017
The City of Toronto is looking into Airbnb and how it affects real estate prices, neighbourhoods and rental stock.
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First Time Home Buyers Could Save up to $4,000
First Time Home Buyers Could Save up to $4,000
Roch St-Georges June 14, 2017
Thanks for the Provincial Government First Time Home Buyers who are purchasing a property in Ontario will have no tax to pay on the first $368,000 of the purchase price of their home.
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