Here’s how much it costs to live in Justin Trudeau’s neighborhood

The Canadian capital has its arms open to foreign RE investors

TRD New York TRD WEEKEND EDITION /
Feb.February 04, 2018 05:38 PM

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau. (Credit Alex Guibord/Flickr)

Move to Rockcliffe Park in Ottawa and your could technically call yourself a neighbor to the Prime Minister of Canada, or, if you don’t actually plan on living in the quiet capital, the neighborhood is your best investment bet in the country, according to Mansion Global.

The average home sold for $1.5 million last year and rented for between about $8,000 per month to $20,000. Compared to last year, the price of single-family home increased more than 7 percent. The reason for the area’s high demand could be explained by the high ratio of diplomatic and elected officials, about 150, to normal citizens, about 700.

“It’s the premiere place to live,” said Marilyn Wilson of Dream Properties/Christie’s International Real Estate to Mansion Global. But “Ottawa is the city to look to for investing” as well, she added.

The city has no restrictions on foreign buyers, unlike Toronto or Vancouver where restrictions were imposed to limit an influx of foreign real estate investment.[Mansion Global]Erin Hudson


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Home sale price declines are expected for July, after a recent bump, according to a CoreLogic report. (iStock)

Home sale prices got a bump, but a drop is coming: Report

Home sale prices got a bump, but a drop is coming: Report
(Images courtesy of Victor Group)

The Getty condo chops prices up to 53%

The Getty condo chops prices up to 53%
442 Union Street and 257 Berry Street (Google Maps)

Brooklyn’s luxury market reaches new pandemic high

Brooklyn’s luxury market reaches new pandemic high
Marwan Kheireddine (inset), Jennifer Lawrence and 400 East 67th Street (Getty, Compass, BDL Accelerate)

Jennifer Lawrence’s Upper East Side PH sold at 37% loss

Jennifer Lawrence’s Upper East Side PH sold at 37% loss
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Schumer by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images; McConnell by Ting Shen/Xinhua via Getty)

Schumer v. McConnell on SALT: Who’s gonna give?

Schumer v. McConnell on SALT: Who’s gonna give?
111 Leroy Street and 817 Fifth Avenue (StreetEasy, Google Maps)

Luxury deals plummet in Manhattan — again

Luxury deals plummet in Manhattan — again
From left: Jared Kushner, 715 Park Avenue, Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing, and Rosemary Vrablic (Credits: Kushner by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images; 715 Park via Google Maps; Sewing by by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images; Vrablic by PAUL LAURIE/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Apartment sale to banker for Trump and Kushner probed

Apartment sale to banker for Trump and Kushner probed
Renderings of 17 Jane Street and Edward J. Minskoff (Renderings via Kristen Krajewski; Minksoff by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Minskoff sells first condo in West Village project for $22M

Minskoff sells first condo in West Village project for $22M
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...