Welcome to the Larry Balkwill Real Estate Group

Your Home

Home is where the heart is. It is a haven from the daily pressures of the outside world. It is an environment for you and your family to grow. It is the most important place that you know. Comfort has different priorities for different people. Some prefer elegant, sleek and luxurious, while others bond to an eclectic residence, full of personality and a feeling of comfort and “just being you”. Whether it is your first time buy or your ultimate address, your real estate agent must be on “your team” and be able to translate your needs, by presenting homes that reflect you and your needs. Selling your home is making it look to its optimum, and pricing it to invite maximum offers. You and your agent are tasked with the job of making your home appeal to prospective buyers, who have similar needs and lifestyles.

Service

Rarely, these days, do you receive personal, distinct service with complete attention to your needs. Selling strategies, beyond your expectations, ensure your satisfaction with the purchase or sale process. We want you to feel “great” about buying or selling your home.

Property Management and Rentals

We are also involved in residential property management in Ottawa. We deal directly with clients who want to list their property to rent, and also who need a property manager. Very competitive rates available.

For more information regarding this service, contact Larry Balkwill at (613) 298-5101, info@ottawahomesandcondos.com or by clicking here.

Market UPDATE:

April 2020 Resale Market

Sales of  condominium properties sold in April 2020, were down 51% in unit sales from April 2019. There are two main factors:  a shortage of condos for sale and the effect of the Covid virus upon the market; in general. The average sale price of a condo was $327,813 in April 2020. A 6.8% increase, in price, over April 2019. Sales down;  prices up.

Residential home sale in April  2020 ,  were down by 56% in units. Again, a decrease in unit sales, but an increase in average sale price. 6.8% increase in average sale price to $521,694.

The market excelled in the first part of the month, but felt the brunt of the virus, and lack of inventory, in the last half. Ottawa is a consistent market. We will weather this storm.

Ottawa is a bubble. We will not feel the price slides and adjustments as in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. It is still a government town and the government is spending. Be safe.

We want to be your agents!