Residential

Re/Max points to the mortgage stress test and rising interest rates as factors affecting the capital’s housing market this year and expects that influence to continue
Despite a flurry of building on the Gatineau side of the river, a lag in new projects in Ottawa led to a slowdown in November housing starts
The blistering pace of home sales in the capital slowed a bit in November ​– but not because of any dampening in demand, according to the Ottawa Real Estate Board
The average rent in Ottawa jumped 5.6 per cent from a year earlier to $1,174, with two-bedroom units costing tenants 5.8 per cent more at an average of $1,301
One of Ottawa’s largest real estate firms says it now has cash in hand to proceed with a planned eight-storey mixed-use building in the Glebe
Minto’s apartment portfolio beat expectations during its first three months of operations as a public REIT
Homes became less affordable for the typical Ottawa-Gatineau household in the third quarter of 2018, the fifth consecutive period of declining housing affordability in the region
The number of multiple-unit projects on the go ballooned from 318 to 1,187, a whopping year-over-year rise of 273 per cent
Fuelled by robust employment figures and household earnings growth, Ottawa-Gatineau is expected to buck a national trend toward declining housing starts and sales, CMHC says
Ottawa realtors are selling more homes – and more quickly – so far in 2018