Ottawa Real Estate Tips

May 3, 2023

The Ultimate Guide To Finding The Right House In Ottawa

Finding the Perfect Home for You: A Guide

Buying a home is a massive investment for most people and the process can be very daunting and lengthy. The Ottawa real estate market is quite large and finding the perfect home for you and your family can be a bit challenging ...

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Feb. 1, 2022

What Is A Sellers Market? | Real Estate & Coffee w/Miguel Vidal Episode


A sellers market is when there is not enough homes on the market for the amount of buyers looking for homes. Ottawa is typically a Sellers Market more so than most other cities due to the fact it’s a growing city, a government city and an appealing city to ...

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Jan. 18, 2022

What are the costs involved with buying a home? | Real Estate & Coffee w/Miguel Vidal

What are the costs involved with buying a home?

You will need your deposit which is at least 1% of the asking price.  

Any inspections required such as home inspection and possibly a septic and well  inspections. Home inspection these could run you anywhere between 400 and $700.   ...

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Jan. 4, 2022

Should I use equity in my home to purchase real estate as an investment? | Real Estate & Coffee w/Miguel Vidal


Real estate investment as a whole is an excellent way to get ahead financially. You must be prepared to hold on to the property for at least five years, in order to see a significant return on your investment. Make sure you have a good team behind you including ...

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Dec. 21, 2021

Should you be pre-approved or pre-qualified? | Real Estate & Coffee w/Miguel Vidal


Should you be pre-approved or pre-qualified?


There's a big difference between the two. Pre-approvals are general calculations done by the bank that give you a general understanding of the price of a house you can purchase. It is only a general number and does not include all ...

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Dec. 7, 2021

Should I Be Home During Showings? | Real Estate & Coffee w/Miguel Vidal


Should you be home during showings?



No. Do not be home during your showings. It is in everybody's best interest that you are not home for a showing. It is uncomfortable for the agent and buyer to discuss the home freely, and the homeowner may unintentionally ...

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Nov. 23, 2021

Should I Buy or Sell First? | Real Estate & Coffee w/Miguel Vidal


You should sell your home first. there are too many repercussions with buying something before selling. Having already sold your home gives you the money and thus more leverage to negotiate with if you find yourself in competition for your next home.


However there are steps to be ...

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Oct. 26, 2021

When is the best time to list your home? | Real Estate & Coffee w/Miguel Vidal

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When is the best time to list your home? 

The best time to list is when you have zero to no competition in your area. That's when you will demand the most amount of money for your house. There's a misconception about listing in the ...

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March 19, 2021

Thinking about buying a home during a sellers market in Ottawa

Sellers Market in Ottawa


4 Tips to creating a successful buying strategy with The Home Guyz Team at Solid Rock Realty


2020 was a busy year for Real Estate and home sellers found themselves with the upper-hand. 2021 is shaping up to be no different and is ...

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June 16, 2020

Ottawa Real Estate - Fun Chat With The Team | Ep. 22 - Miguel Vidal & Christopher Shane & The Home Guyz Team

Miguel and Chris talk about the current market and some other fun stuff with the team - Nilo Osorio, Shaunna McIntosh and Cris Vidal.


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