Posts by Bennett Pros Team

How Will the LRT Affect Downtown Ottawa?

As an influx of tourists and patriotism are set to take over the nation’s capital in the coming month, Ottawa has done everything from welcoming the world to Lansdowne to spending $300,000 on fireworks for Canada’s long-awaited 150th anniversary. The Dutch even engineered a special tulip meant to resemble the Canadian flag for the occasion,…

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10 Good Reasons to List Your House During the Holidays

1. People who look for a home during the holidays are more serious Buyers 2. Serious Buyers have fewer houses to choose from during the holidays, so you have less competition 3. Since the supply of listings will dramatically increase in January, there will be less demand for your particular home! Less demand means less…

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Rent vs Buy Dilemma

Deciding whether to buy or to rent a home is a dilemma most people face at some point in their lives. It’s common to feel overwhelmed when trying to determine which option is best. Is it smarter to buy a house or to rent one? There may not be a universal answer to this question.…

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10 Tips for Moving with Pets

Moving to a new home can be a very exciting time in your life, but it can also be very stressful. All your family members involved in the move feel a little bit more anxious, and this includes your four-legged family members as well. Your pets can become agitated with all of the hectic activity…

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Taking the Reins: Today’s Woman in Real Estate

I love introducing women to the world of real estate. Since I began my career, the opportunity has been arising more and more often. The fact is, more single women are buying homes today than ever before. This can be chalked up to several factors. Many younger women are choosing to focus on their careers…

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Coach Houses are Coming to Ottawa

An exciting proposal has recently been approved by the City of Ottawa’s Planning Committee: the construction of coach houses in urban and rural neighbourhoods. If you’re thinking of renting out some space on your property, or if you are looking for a suitable home for elderly parents, a coach house may be the answer you’re…

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The Big 3: Ottawa’s Hottest Home Markets

In the midst of alarmingly explosive home price numbers across the country’s other major cities (such as the GTA’s notable 33.2% year-over-year average price jump), Ottawa has remained a safe, steady, and reliable climber.   Why shouldn’t it?   Ottawa is an attractive city that has it all, and the numbers reflect it. The city…

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