lorie ann warren team

Holiday Contest - Best Dressed Christmas Tree

It's holiday CONTEST time and we would like to challenge all of our clients, friends, and families to a Best Dressed Christmas Tree competition. THE PRIZE - two box seats for the Senators vs. Tampa Bay game on January 9, 2018 at 7 pm in a BOX
SUITE @ Canadian Tire Centre. Go SENS Go!!!

We also have a $75.00 gift card to HomeSense up for grabs - read below on how to be entered for that draw too.

To Enter:
1. Like our facebook page & share this post.
2. Send the picture of your Christmas tree to either admin@homewithlorie.com or via Facebook messenger to our page by December 11.
3. Once we post our album on December 12 you have a week to get your photo as many votes as you can by tagging friends and sharing the contest. We will contact the winner on December 18th to give them their tickets.

How to get the HomeSense gift card:
1. Like our facebook page & share this post.
2. Tag 3 friends on this post who you know have beautiful trees and may want to enter the contest.

 

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August Real Estate Market was pretty impressive!

August 2016 was THE best August ever in homes sold for Ottawa!  A 16.3% increase over last year. The volume is atypical of August, with 1,484 homes sold.  Interestingly, as I have been watching this segment of the market, wondering if B.C.'s additional tax for foreign investors may impact other major markets....there were 14 homes (including condos) sold worth more than $1,000,000. That's 6 more than last year....hmmmm.

It's taking on average 90 days to sell a home in Ottawa year to date.

Year to date the average price of a residential home is $395,178.  The average price of a condo year to date is $261,346.  Both averages are less than a 1% increase for the year.  But that is averages - not specifics.  So call me for specifics on your home and neighborhood.

I think the most insightful statistic is the inventory on the market currently.  And here lies the opportunity for our clients considering whether they should sell now or wait until spring - there is 17.5% LESS residential homes on the market right now, and 11.1% LESS condos.  I think its a NOW time to discuss your specific situation and home.  Don't hesitate to call us at 613-270-9559.  Let's chat!

Fall market is here.  And its strong and has opportunity!  

Fall market is here.  And its strong and has opportunity!