By: Sean Tasse

To Reno or Not to Reno: That is the Question

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While many homebuyers are looking for that one perfect house, there are also brave souls who find the ugliest house and make it their own. There are certainly upsides (many, many upsides) to buying a turnkey home, but the payout for buying a fixer-upper is also plentiful. What makes a good reno project? 1. The house you’re already living in. This may seem obvious, but there are many ways y...Read More

By: Sean Tasse

December 2020 Market Update

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If you follow real estate market trends, then you don’t need us to tell you how hot the Ottawa market has been for the last couple of years. Despite the pandemic, there are still buyers and sellers in our city. Just in December (which is typically a slower month) there were over 1000 real estate transactions compared to 757 in December 2019. In 2020, residential sales went up by 3% compared ...Read More

By: Sean Tasse

Tips From Sean

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The last year we’ve all experienced many firsts: first time using Zoom, first time ordering groceries online, first time wearing jogging pants while meeting clients (to be fair, it was online, and I was wearing a dress shirt!). All of these firsts led to one major first in my life: selling our family home! I’ve been helping clients buy and sell for years, but now that I’ve experi...Read More

By: Sean Tasse

New Year, Same Us!

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Happy New Year and welcome to 2021! We can’t be the only ones who secretly hoped that the clock would strike midnight on January 1st, and suddenly the world would shift back to normal, right? While 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for so many people in our community, we would like to believe that 2021 will be a year of healing, hope, and rebalance.     December and January are...Read More