Ali Abbas Ottawa

Are real estate prices going to drop?

It’s been a year since the federal government launched its national housing strategy, promising to invest $40 billion over ten years to help address Canada’s housing affordability crisis. But no one can predict precisely how much it will cost people buying and selling homes in the meantime. Or when those costs will start to show… Continue reading Are real estate prices going to drop?

Things To Ask Your Estate Agent

If you’re going to list your home with an estate agent, you should be prepared. Do you know what questions to ask? Do you know what questions not to ask? That’s why we’ve put together this list of the most important things for you (and your realtor) to discuss when it comes time for that… Continue reading Things To Ask Your Estate Agent

Dealing With Problematic Tenants

You’ve seen the tenant horror stories: the late payers, the damage-causers, and the problematic tenants. You know that if you’re going to be a successful landlord, you must avoid these situations at all costs. But how? We’ve compiled a list of seven tips for managing problematic tenants (and their issues) more effectively. From screening prospective… Continue reading Dealing With Problematic Tenants

Which Is Better, Renting Or Buying?

The housing market is a hot-button topic for a good reason. Whether you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, the decision can impact your life for years to come. Plus, there are many factors to consider when weighing renting versus buying: whether it’s better for your budget and lifestyle, how long you plan on… Continue reading Which Is Better, Renting Or Buying?

What’s The Best Place In Ottawa To Buy A Condo?

Ottawa is known for its green spaces, cultural activities and excellent quality of life. It’s one of the best places to buy a condo in Canada. Here are six great neighbourhoods to consider purchasing a home: Hillcrest If you’re looking for a great place to buy a condo, look no further than Hillcrest. This neighbourhood… Continue reading What’s The Best Place In Ottawa To Buy A Condo?

How Long Will Your House Should Last?

Brick & Stone Exteriors Brick and stone exteriors should last 50-100 years. But there are a few things that you can do to help keep your house looking great for as long as possible. First, get it from a reputable supplier if you’re building with brick or stone. Many companies sell cheap bricks with low-quality… Continue reading How Long Will Your House Should Last?