February 2019

Market Watch - A Promising Start to 2019
Market conditions in January, as represented by the relationship between sales and listings, continued to support moderate year-over-year price increases, regardless of the price measure considered. ... read more
First-Time Home Buyers Tax Credit
The First-Time Home Buyers Tax Credit (HBTC) is a non-refundable tax credit for eligible home buyers who buy a qualifying home after January 27, 2009. If you have a disability or are buying a home for a relative with a disability, you do not have to be a first-time home buyer. ... read more
Front Door Replacement Increases Home Value
A new front entry upgrade instantly improves your home’s curb appeal and is a smart investment that saves energy and adds value to your home. In a recent survey released by the National Association of Realtors, the replacement of an exterior door held the most value and recouped the most cost of any exterior improvement project. ... read more
The Best Time of Year to Sell a Home
One of the questions that we frequently get asked is, "When is the best time to sell our house?" In fact what those people are really asking is, "How do we get the maximum value for our property?" It is not really about the time of the year. ... read more
How to Choose a Neighborhood
Choosing a neighborhood is almost as critical as choosing a house or apartment. It needs to be safe with low crime rates, affordable, and provide you with everything that you need. ... read more
 

With Compliments of

Jacques Bedard
Real Estate Broker


RE/MAX Affiliates Realty Ltd., Brokerage
3-1180 Place d'Orleans Dr.
Ottawa, ON, K1C 7K3
T: 613-837-0000
F: 613-590-8949
D: 613-795-7242
jacquesbedard223@gmail.com
www.jacquesbedard.com

##Greetings##,
You are receiving this newsletter with hopes that you find it informative and entertaining.

If you are thinking of making a move, or just curious about the real estate trend in your area, please feel free to contact me any time. It is my pleasure to help you.

Best regards,
Jacques Bedard



NATIONAL MORTGAGE RATES
Term Posted
Rates*
Best
Rates*
6 Months 3.34% 3.10%
1 Year 3.59% 3.19%
2 Years 3.74% 3.19%
3 Years 3.85% 3.39%
4 Years 3.95% 3.64%
5 Years 5.59% 3.50%
7 Years 5.80% 3.59%
10 Years 6.10% 3.94%
Variable Rate 2.95%
Prime Rate ** 3.95%
*last updated: Feb 11, 2019


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