I decided to sell my house with Kerwin Realties.. and within a week it was sold.  When I come back to Canada in four years, I will be emailing Kerwin Realties to help me find a house."

We have put together some things to think about when you are looking to buy a home.


Buying a home can be one of the most rewarding experiences for you and your family.  But there are many pitfalls that you may not know about.  Kerwin Realties has served the Ottawa area over 40 years, and with our experience and knowledge, we can assist you with all your Real Estate needs. We have put together some helpful information for you on buying a house in Ottawa.

If you are new to the area don't forget to check out our About Ottawa section and our External Links section.

We have put together some useful information for home buyers:

If you like the information found in this site, you will enjoy the complete personalized service we offer. You can fill out our Home Buyer's Form and we will be happy to assist you in finding your new home.

For general enquiries e-mail us at info@kerwinrealties.com and we will be pleased to assist you.

Services We Offer To Home Buyers:

  • Detailed costs to buy and net equity on your current home (as applicable)
  • Agency - contracting with an agent as a buyer
  • Discuss process and strategies to take you from your current location to your new location (in-town / out of town / abroad)
  • Selection of homes - Scheduling and organizing

Emphasis on areas of your interest:

  • Information on various topics of interest to you
  • Current Market conditions
  • Cost of living analysis
  • Community services and schools list, churches, etc.
  • Complete relocation package - including maps, schools and public transportation

Kerwin Realties Limited - Y Pay More:

  • Purchaser Agency Agreement available: full written disclosure statement, find and disclose all pertinent information on the prospective property, prepare a comparative market analysis on the prospective property, suggestion on the offer procedure and strategy to negotiate terms and conditions beneficial to you. We keep your information confidential while promoting your interest.
  • Broad experience with Department of National Defence, Government, Foreign Affairs, Hi- Tech and Private sectors.
  • Preparation of all showings on properties of all broker companies
  • Our own van for your comfort and for visibility, airport pick-up, etc.
  • Internet links and telephone numbers of useful services
  • Reports on buyer financial assistance programs, mistakes often made when buying
  • List of styles of homes, with descriptions
  • Move checklists (local / out of town / abroad)
  • We can assist you with your change of addresses
  • Database of lawyers, appraisers, home inspectors and financial institutions and other resource persons to assist you in your move
  • In depth knowledge of the greater Ottawa market area
  • List of related expense: lawyer’s fees and legal disbursement, land transfer tax, appraisal fee, C.M.H.C. Insurable premium
  • Support in other aspects of your move: schools, community services, babysitting, hotels, transportation, etc.
  • Willingness to take the time to answer all your questions
If you think this is the type of service you would like to enjoy for yourself or someone you know, we would like to help you in your next purchase. 

You can fill out our Home Buyer's Form and we will be happy to assist you in finding your new home.

For general enquiries, contact us by e-mail at info@kerwinrealties.com or at the numbers listed below.

Shawn Kerwin, Broker of Kerwin Realties Limited:
Office: 613-725-2950
Residence: 613-270-8870
Cell: 613-867-5302

Call The Real Estate Professional Today!

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