January 2023

What’s Your Motivation?
Everybody has a reason for listing their property. Do you remember what yours was? This reason fuels your motivation and drive to keep at it, even if your property doesn’t sell the first time.
Top 10 Things To Look For In A Neighbourhood
Welcome to this week's episode of Hamre Real Estate Insights
Date The Rate, Marry The Home
Have you heard the saying...
Choose the Right Agent
There are over 3500 real estate agents in Ottawa, how do you know you have chosen the right one?
Greg Hamre - Inman NYC 2023
When opportunity comes knocking, Do you answer?
My clients just secured a beautiful home in Convent Glen, which is in the east end of the city. I initially connected with these clients of mine back in April of 2022
Inman Connect NYC 2023 - Chelsea Hamre
We're in New York City learning about the business to better our business.

November 2022

Homes For Sale Under $400,000 in Ottawa?
The client calls me up and says: "Hey Steve, can you find me a property for $400,000 or less?
Time is The Most Valuable Asset
Time is one of the greatest assets that we have as humans.
The Feeling When Your Offer Is Accepted
Whether you're a first time home buyer, upsize, downsize, retiree, when you get a call that your offer was accepted, it is nothing short of exciting!
How To Prepare For A Home Inspection
How does a seller prepare for the home inspection?
Lucky Number 7
Not only were we able to help our fantastic clients sell their home in three days after being enlisted, but help them buy a property under asking in competing offers.
Opportunity For Buyers In The Ottawa Real Estate Market
Not enough people are talking about this and buyers, you have an opportunity to save some money!

October 2022

Mortgage Pre Approval
If you’re thinking about buying a new home and aren’t going to pay cash, then you probably need a mortgage.
The Market Has Shifted
Ottawa real estate market update 2022
Thanksgiving In Ottawa
Thankful for Ottawa and the tremendous community we live in.
Marketing Your Home - Leif Olson
Did you know that 79% of homebuyers look online to find the home they end up purchasing?
Marketing Your Home Ottawa - Jacob Charron
Many buyers ask us how to sell their home quickly and effectively. We always stress the importance of implementing a marketing strategy both online and traditionally.
Will The Ottawa Real Estate Market Crash
Will this crash the market?
Snowsuit Fund Fundraiser 2022
It is that time of year again winter is coming. We want every child in Ottawa to be warm this year, which is why the Hamre Real Estate Team is supporting the Snowsuit Fund.
Ottawa Home Inspections
You never know unless you ask!!! Let’s talk inspections!
Why is it so important when you're relocating to work with agents that know each other and that can work well with each other?
Ottawa Snowsuit Fund RE/MAX
For 40 years, The Snowsuit Fund has been distributing snowsuits to children in need in the Ottawa area.
Buyers Are Coming Out Stronger
Buyers are coming out stronger in the Ottawa real estate market.
Ottawa Real Estate Market Stat
Well, things have changed and if you are not working with a REALTOR® who is in the know you are gonna get left behind.

September 2022

Competitive Advantage - Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
Maintaining our competitive advantage. What are the secrets to maintaining our competitive advantage in a marketplace?
What Happens Next In The Ottawa Real Estate Market
September 1st, what happens now in Ottawa real estate market.
Why Is Fall The Best Time To Buy Real Estate? - RE/MAX Affiliates Realty LTD
Marketing Your Ottawa Home
If you’re planning to sell your home, it’s important to implement a marketing strategy that ensures the right buyers will see it.
Benefits of Home Ownership
Home ownership comes with so many values and benefits, some we don't even consider.
Interest Rate Change Effects - Chelsea Hamre
How do interest rate changes effect you.
Shopping For A Home
You don’t have to buy a house in a minute! We can shop around.
Condo Living In Ottawa
What are the advantages of condo living in Ottawa.
Relocating To Ottawa
There's no better feeling than coming home
Are You Looking For An Investment Property?
Looking for an investment property?

August 2022

Learning From the Best at Inman Las Vegas
Everybody wants to know what's gonna happen in the future. Even I do!
Changes In The Ottawa Real Estate Market
Not everything in real estate is black and white.
Predictions For The Ottawa Real Estate Market Fall 2022
Radical changes in the real estate market - here’s my predictions for the fall of 2022
Working With The Best - Leif Olson
When we're deciding who we want to work with wouldn't we all rather work with the best?
Lebanese Food In Orleans
Today we're trying Tyros Shawarma & Donair
What To Expect After Labour Day Weekend
Back to school is like a line in the sand.
Free Market Analysis - How Much Is My Home Worth? - Ottawa
Many homeowners wonder what their home is worth when thinking about selling their home. That’s why we offer free property valuations! Click the link to start the market analysis process to find out your home’s current market value and suggested selling price.
Recent Price Reductions In Ottawa Real Estate Market
The best way to get a great deal on a new property is by buying at the best price possible!

July 2022

48 Hours To Find A Home In Ottawa
Jacob Charron - Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
Tips, Opportunities & Dangers in changing Real Estate Market
As a home seller, you have got to have many questions and concerns about the real estate market. There is a lot of talk out there from your friends, neighbours and the media. Here are some tips, opportunities and dangers of this quickly changing real estate market
Green Energy For Ottawa Homes - Steve Hamre RE/MAX Affiliates
Today, I want to talk to you about green energy.
Life Changing Information - Ottawa Real Estate Market Summer 2022
We have information that could CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
Investment Buyers Return to Ottawa - Greg hamre - RE/MAX Affiliates
Investors are back in the buyer pool.
Winning Against Multiple Offers - BELOW ASKING
How to win in the Ottawa real estate market.

June 2022

How To Time This Market
Melanie Giray - RE/MAX Affiliates Realty Ottawa
Last 30 Days In Ottawa Real Estate Market
Chelsea Hamre - RE/MAX Ottawa
Good News For Homebuyers!
Karen MacDonald - RE/MAX Affiliates Realty Ottawa
Interview With A Mortgage Broke
Melanie Giray Real Estate
Jacob Charron - Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates
Storm, Election, Interest Rates In Ottawa
Greg Hamre RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
Convent Glen Real Estate
Just Sold - RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
Little Italy Restaurants - Ottawa
Best restaurants in Little Italy Ottawa

May 2022

Affordable Inventory In The Ottawa Real Estate Market
There's inventory and it's affordable.
Mother's Day Ideas Ottawa
Two great options here in Orleans are to pick up a card at Hallmark or something personal, and then go for a nice lunch at OCCO kitchen.
Relocating To Ottawa Excitement
It's a really exciting moment when... I get to call my clients and tell them that they just won in multiple offers the home that they really wanted here in Ottawa!!
Will Ottawa see another Real Estate Spike?
Is Ottawa just about to see another surge in real estate? You need inventory to make that happen.
Canadian Tulip Festival 2022
Ottawa is in full bloom. Beautiful tulips and stunning scenery, you will love it.
What Factors Can Help You Sell Your Home?
2 Deals In 24 Hours - Ottawa Real Estate
There’s a shift in the market but the Hamre Team is still winning every day.

April 2022

Inflation Hits Ottawa Real Estate Market - Greg Hamre RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
Inflation hits the Ottawa housing market. NOW WHAT?
Toronto Vs Ottawa - Real Estate Edition
Ottawa vs. Toronto Real Estate Debate
Virtual Homebuying in Ottawa - Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates
This just happened. Last night, we did a virtual purchase with our buyers from Winnipeg. It was such a thrill, both buyers and sellers were amazed.
Making Dreams Come True - Chelsea Hamre RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
?? Making dreams come true ??
Ottawa 1st Quarter Real Estate Market Update
Market Update for the first quarter in Ottawa Ottawa's real estate market.
How Healthy Is The Ottawa Real Estate Market? - Melanie Giray RE/MAX Affiliates
How healthy is the real estate housing market? Hello everyone! my name is Melanie Giray from the Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates here in Ottawa.
Fantastic Convent Glen Home For Sale
FANTASTIC Listing COMING UP, In Convent Glen!
Winners Win - Chelsea Hamre - RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
To win you need to study & practice your craft - it doesn’t all come naturally
First Impressions Matter - Karen MacDonald
Here's a question for you: How important are first impressions?
Cardinal Creek Community Cleanup - Steve Hamre
We are cleaning up the capital. This is Steve Hamre and I am a homeowner in the Cardinal Creek community.
Home In Convent Glen Just Sold! - Karen MacDonald - RE/MAX
Beautiful home Just Sold in Convent Glen.
Relocate To Ottawa - 3 Tips
3 things to consider before your house hunting trip here in Ottawa!

March 2022

RE/MAX All Together
No matter what you or your family need, the right team can lead the way.
RE/MAX Canada: 5-Year Housing Outlook
Wouldn't we all love a crystal ball looking into the next five years? I have the next best thing.
Common First Time Homebuyer Mistakes Ottawa
Are you looking to purchase your first Ottawa home? Are you excited?
Low Inventory In Ottawa Real Estate Market 2022?
Is inventory low in the Ottawa real estate market? My name is Karen MacDonald from the Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates. Inventory is not low.
Ottawa Real Estate Market February 2022
I can't believe it is already March. I love that the weather is getting nicer and warmer. This is Steve Hamre from the Hamre Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Affiliates. The average sale price in Ottawa real estate has increased.
Does Empathy Play A Factor In Negotiations
Does empathy play a factor in the negotiations? This home just sold in the inner Greenbelt of Ottawa and empathy certainly played a factor. Now price was important.
International Women's Day
Happy International Women's Day Women. We are strong, fearless, and caring.
Learning From The Best - Greg Hamre at Crush It In Real Estate
Full day of training from Ottawa to Boston to be with the BEST of the BEST in REAL ESTATE! Getting trained today from Crush-It In Real Estate.
Notting Hill Orleans - Karen MacDonald
How would you like to live in a great family neighbourhood with a real sense of community?
Melanie Giray - Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates Ottawa
Get to know me a little bit better. Hello everyone.
Active Inventory Is High - Chelsea Hamre
What if I told you, there are actually a lot of options for home buyers. Would you believe me?
How Much Does 4 Bedroom Home Cost In Ottawa?
This is SUPER EXCITING. We just SOLD another home in Queenswood Heights.
What Is The Average Ottawa Townhome Price?
?????Have you ever wondered what the average price point is for a townhome in various neighbourhoods around ??Ottawa?
How Long Does It Take To Buy A Home In Ottawa?
How long does it take to purchase a home in Ottawa?
Ottawa Condominiums 2022
It's the talk of the town. The condo market is going up here in Ottawa.
Relocate To Ottawa - Melanie Giray
Is affordability and is lifestyle important to you? Hello everyone. It's Melanie Giray with the Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates here in Ottawa.
How Did We Negotiate Under Asking?
How did we negotiate a deal under the asking price? You'll wanna listen to find out!
The Future Of Ottawa Real Estate
People are always talking about the past, we just got the new RE/MAX Housing Outlook Report and it is all about the FUTURE. You're gonna want to hear this!

February 2022

Where Are Ottawa Homebuyers Coming From?
A question I get asked all the time: “ where are all these buyers coming from?”
More Equity Than The Seller Imagined In Ottawa Home
We're in Ottawa, in a suburban neighbourhood on the east end called Orleans. This family?? called us in to sell their family ?? estate home.
Family Day Weekend In Ottawa
What to do this Family Day weekend in Ottawa!
Inflation in Ottawa - REMAX
Ottawa inflation could impact the housing market. Interest rates are expected to rise this year.
Active Inventory Will Increase In Ottawa Real Estate Market
More people will be putting their homes on the market.
Marketing Your Home Matters
Why is it important to get mass exposure on your listing? To get you top dollar and to get your home sold!
Buyers Deserve Respect
Would you rather get your home SOLD for way over the asking price, but still under market value or list accurately, exceed your expectations and get you what you deserve.

January 2022

Sell Your Home For More Money Now - Chelsea Hamre
Can you believe the shortage of inventory right now? You don't want to miss this opportunity. It's the perfect storm and homes that sell for the most money LIST NOW.
New Rental - Karen MacDonald
We have some great listings coming soon and I'm in one of them.
The Perfect Storm for OTTAWA's Real Estate Market
Is this the PERFECT STORM? Is this the time to sell your home?
Kanata - Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX Affiliates - Ottawa
Do you love your neighbourhood? If you live in Kanata you likely answered yes!
One Door Closes, Another Opens - Karen MacDonald
When one door closes another one opens! This is a perfect example with my clients ? relocating from Toronto.
Ottawa Real Estate Market Update 2022
Hello Ottawa! This is Steve Hamre from the Hamre Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Affiliates Realty! How did 2021 wrap up in the Ottawa real estate market?
Cardinal Creek Community Rink - Steve Hamre
Steve is working hard to get the Cardinal Creek Community Rink ready for skating! Here is your ICE UPDATE. See you out on the rink soon!
Strategies Sell Homes
Strategies win! Strategies sell homes! If you want to win this year in the Ottawa real estate market you’re going to want to listen to this video.
The Next 30 Days in Ottawa Real Estate
Will you be ready to strike? When the right home comes along in the right Ottawa neighbourhood.
New Listing in Cardinal Creek!
Are you looking to live in a new neighbourhood without having to factor in new build costs or living in a construction zone?
Inventory Will Improve In Ottawa Real Estate
Inventory in Ottawa is going to improve and it's going to improve quickly. A lot of people were listening to the shutdown and paying attention to the shutdown in January.
Dream Of Homeownership Ottawa 2022
How did I help 37 first-time homebuyers realize their dreams of homeownership in 2021?

December 2021

Snowsuit Fund Ottawa 2021 - Hamre Real Estate Team RE/MAX
We collected snowsuits at Kids Kingdom - Kanata, Kids Kingdom Orleans, OCCO Kitchen, SKINS Derma Care, Ezcape Spa & Wellness and SURE Print & Graphics! Amazing to see the community come together like this!
Ottawa Christmas Market - Chelsea Hamre
Do you ever feel like you're in a Hallmark Christmas Movie? That's how I feel tonight here at the Lansdowne Christmas Market. It's so magical here in Ottawa.
Wonderful Time Of The Year in Ottawa Real Estate
My Name is Karen MacDonald from the Hamre Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Affiliates in Ottawa and I am here to tell you why you should not wait till spring or even until the new year to find your next home.
Ottawa Real Estate Market Predictions 2022 - Chelsea Hamre
You have seen nothing yet! 2022 will be a very exciting real estate market in Ottawa. Here are our predictions and what we expect to see happen. I’m Chelsea Hamre from the Hamre Team at RE/MAX Affiliates in Ottawa, RE/MAX Canada just released their 2022 Canadian Housing Market Outlook report - Ottawa is on the move.
Ottawa Real Estate Market Update December 2021
Ottawa is experiencing major growth. Here's a little bit of a market update for you for the beginning of December.

November 2021

Ottawa Christmas Market 2021
Ottawa is about to LIGHT UP for the HOLIDAY SEASON. It will be spectacular! My name is Greg Hamre from RE/MAX Affiliates and the Hamre Real Estate Team.
Hamre Home For The Holidays - Chelsea Hamre RE/MAX Affiliates
Are you ready for the HOLIDAY SEASON? Here are 5 Home For The Holiday Tips.
The Dream of Homeownership
To what extent will you go for the dream of homeownership? Not just the dream of owning your first home, but maybe the dream of upsizing or living a different life. I'm Chelsea Hamre from the Hamre Team at RE/MAX Affiliates in Ottawa.
Snowsuit Fund 2021 - Ottawa - Chelsea Hamre
We want to make sure every child is warm in Ottawa this winter! This year we have partnered with local businesses to raise money and collect snowsuits for those in need. We are working closely with The Snowsuit Fund | Le Fonds Habineige to help them reach their goal of helping 16,000 kids stay warm this season!
Snowsuit Fund Hamre Real Estate Campaign 2021
The generosity in Ottawa always amazes me. This is our second annual Snowsuit Fund Campaign. We put boxes out throughout the neighbourhoods and one right here in our office at 1180 Place d'Orleans Drive.
Just Sold In Cumberland Estates! - Karen MacDonald
Just put the SOLD sign up on our listing in Cumberland Estates! My name is Karen MacDonald from the Hamre Real Estate Team at RE/MAX in Ottawa. Super happy to have Sold this home.
October Ottawa Real Estate Market Update - Chelsea Hamre
What if you could save up to $10,000 next year? I’m Chelsea Hamre from the Hamre Team at RE/MAX Affiliates in Ottawa.
Art Of Bean Coffee Co - Orleans - Hamre Real Estate RE/MAX
Do you LOVE COFFEE? We do! and we just found Orleans' newest coffee shop! The Art of Bean Coffee Co is an amazing coffee shop at 1439 Youville Dr!
Ottawa Real Estate Market In 2022 - Should You Wait Till Spring?
Why is this time of year, a good time to list your home for sale? My name is Greg Hamre from RE/MAX Affiliates in Ottawa.
Snowsuit Fund Ottawa 2021
It's that time of year again! Time to break out the jackets and prepare for the colder months ahead. This year we are running our annual fundraising initiative to support The Snowsuit Fund.