Sepehr Safaee YourOttawaRealEstate.com's blog
Leaks in your home can be a major problem. This is especially the case if leaks occur while you’re away from home or happen in places that you can’t easily access. While some leaks can be prevented before they happen with proper maintenance, there’s always the possibility that you’ll have a leak even if you keep your sinks and pipes in good shape. So what can you do?
Home prices in Ottawa continued their dramatic upward climb last month despite a surge in the number of new houses entering the market, the Ottawa Real Estate Board said Monday.
After an August that saw the number of new listings hit a five-year high, properties kept flooding the market in September, the local Realtors’ association reported.
Real-estate markets all over the country are slumping, except Ottawa’s, a report from the Real Estate Investment Network says.
Major real-estate markets are in the beginning to the middle of a slump, says the organization that advises investors.
The mortgage stress test, extended to uninsured mortgages in January 2018, has generated a diversity of opinions. Its proponents argue that the stress test has introduced financial discipline while not hurting prospective homebuyers. The discontents believe that the stress test has eroded the affordability of first-time homebuyers, some of whom have been forced to rent for more extended periods.