Home Sales in Downtown Ottawa: Navigating the Real Estate Market in Downtown Ottawa

AREA: DOWNTOWN OTTAWA

CMHC Downtown Ottawa Real Estate Trends:

  • On an annual basis, home starts are set to increase by 8.7 per cent this year in Ottawa, before moderating by almost 15 per cent in 2013.
  • Forecasts indicate that home sales in Ottawa will total 14,000 in 2013 (the Downtown Ottawa area as a major contributor to home sales in Ottawa).
  • The average price of a resale home in Ottawa increased by 2.4 per cent in 2012 and is forecast to increase by only 0.8 per cent in 2013. – CMHC Housing Market Outlook: Ottawa

The real estate market in Downtown Ottawa (French: Centre-Ville) continues to be strong both for buying a home (due to the increase in available homes for sale in Downtown Ottawa) and for selling a home in Downtown Ottawa (prices of homes for sale in Downtown Ottawa are forecasted to increase slightly in 2013). In short, the time to strike is now for buying or selling a home in Downtown Ottawa. Whether you’re looking for a spacious flat to host amazing dinner parties for your friends in Downtown Ottawa or your dream home in Downtown Ottawa, your first step should be finding an agent who is intimately familiar with all that Downtown Ottawa has to offer and can be your advocate. At MacDonald Moussa Team, we will provide a real estate agent that specializes in our eclectic, vibrant Downtown Ottawa real estate market to help you navigate and take advantage of these latest real estate trends for Downtown Ottawa.

Thinking of buying a home in Downtown Ottawa? MacDonald Moussa Team real estate agents specialize in the Downtown Ottawa housing market and will work tirelessly on your behalf to match your wish list for your next home with a property in Downtown Ottawa that aligns with what you’re looking for. With a rich knowledge about the best real estate deals in Downtown Ottawa, the MacDonald Moussa Team will be happy to offer guidance on the:

  • best neighborhoods in Downtown Ottawa based on your interests: close to restaurants and night life or quieter, family neighborhoods in Downtown Ottawa, for example
  • best school systems, parks and playgrounds in Downtown Ottawa,
  • transportation, entertainment, dining and shopping in Downtown Ottawa, and
  • real estate trends and prices in Downtown Ottawa.

 

Our agents know how to hunt down the hottest deals on homes for sale in Downtown Ottawa, while still finding the best kitchens, bathrooms, master suites, and neighborhood amenities that the Downtown Ottawa real estate market has to offer.

Thinking of selling a home in Downtown Ottawa? We can help. The time to sell a home in Downtown Ottawa is now. According to the CMHC, Ottawa home prices in areas like Downtown Ottawa are estimated to continue to rise in 2013. Don’t take this as a reason to delay or hold out for a better selling price on your home in Downtown Ottawa, as it is only projected to increase by approx. 0.8 per cent. At MacDonald Moussa Team, we work with you every step of the way and deliver a pricing and marketing strategy that will sell your Downtown Ottawa home quickly and at fair price. At MacDonald Moussa Team, we don’t rest until your home is sold.

Call us today at 613-825-7653 to get started. One of our Downtown Ottawa real estate agents will meet with you and go over your wish list for your new home in Downtown Ottawa. Once we’ve reviewed together what you’re looking for, we will dig in and start the search for homes for sale in Downtown Ottawa that match your needs. Call 613-825-7653 today, and be on your way to finding your home in Downtown Ottawa.

About Downtown Ottawa: Bordered by the Ottawa River, the Rideau Canal, Gloucester Street and Bronson Avenue, Downtown Ottawa is known as the commercial and economic hub of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Downtown Ottawa is also known for it’s incredible shopping, restaurants, and picturesque neighborhoods boasting: excellent school systems, parks, recreation, transportation, movie  theaters, community events and so much more.

Transportation in Downtown Ottawa: Transitway stations in Downtown Ottawa

  • Metcalfe Transitway Station
  • Bank Transitway Station
  • Kent Transitway Station
  • Bay Transitway Station

 

Downtown Ottawa Factoid: The towers of downtown Ottawa are not as tall as their counterparts in other cities, as legislation prevented buildings being built taller than the Peace Tower until the 1970s, so as not to overshadow the Parliament Buildings. Today however, several buildings are taller than the Peace Tower, with the tallest being the 29-storey Place de Ville (Tower C) at 112 metres (367 ft).

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