Real Estate Pivots in the Age of Covid-19
Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 913 residential properties in April through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 2,025 in April 2019, a decrease of 55 per cent. April’s sales included 700 in the residential-property class, down 56 per cent from a year ago, and 213 in the condominium-property category, a decrease of 51 per cent from April 2019. The five-year average for April unit sales is 1,692.
Ottawa REALTORS® Give $97,650 to Shelter-Related Charities
Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) raised $97,650 for the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation in 2019 and provided grants to 28 shelter-related charities in the Ottawa area. The funds were raised through the Board’s annual charity golf tournament and the “$2 per member per month” campaign.