Lowertown & The Byward Market
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Browse through a bunch of homes that are currently for sale in the Byward Market and Lowertown neighbourhoods in Ottawa. Lively nightlife and an abundance of condos can be found in these areas. Right next to Sandy Hill and Centretown. Or, go see all of the listings currently available in Central Ottawa

There are lots of Homes for Sale in Lowertown and the Byward Market area, lot's of condo towers to choose from as well. Lowertown and The Byward Market neighbourhoods have a mix of high-rise condominium apartments, residential homes and townhomes. It can get quite lively at night, when everyone flocks to the numerous outdoor patios to enjoy a meal or a quick pint. From here you can easily walk to the downtown core, Sandy Hill or even Vanier just across the River. Easy access to Quebec as well.

Lowertown & Byward Market Active Listing Statistics

Total Listings: 48
Average List Price: $504,237
Highest List Price: $1,499,000
Lowest List Price: $239,000

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Lowertown & Byward Market Homes For Sale.

All Listings Under $100,000 $200,000 - $300,000
$300,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - $600,000
$600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000 $800,000 - $900,000
$900,000 - $1,000,000 Over $1,000,000
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Lowertown and the Byward Market # Sales & House Prices from 2000-Present Year

Lowertown & Byward Market Home Price Increases (including Condos),
Percentage Increase or Decrease over Previous Year.

Year # Sales Average Price % Change
2000  132 $174,176  
2001  124 $201,599 15.7%
2002  72 $229,012 8.8%
2003  122 $256,039 8.9%
2004  108 $270,637 9.5%
2005  102 $279,539 9.7%
2006  163 $289,158 9.7%
2007  185 $300,653 9.6%
2008  177 $321,198 9.3%
2009  144 $336,570 9.5%
2010  150 $375,104 9.0%
2011  154 $404,430 9.3%
2012  151 $414,889 9.7%
2013  115 $362,116 -8.7%
2014  97 $397,324 9.1%
2015  100 $397,162 0%
2016  154 $411,235 0.9%

How much will a Condo cost me in Lowertown?

  • For 2016, the average price for a Condo in Lowertown and Byward Market was $367,037
  • There have been 109 condo sales in 2016
  • Condo Sellers' got 95.91% of their list price in 2016
  • It took on average, 133 days for a condo to sell in 2016

The Lowest priced condo sold in Lowertown and Byward Market was on Nelson Street. This was a 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom apartment style condo and it sold for $151,000. Get this, the seller got just 70.23% of their asking price and this unit sold in 222 days.

At the high-end, the most expensive condo sold here in 2016 was on George Street. This was a 2 storey condo with 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and it sold for $2,350,000. That was just 94% of the list price and it took 216 days to sell.

How much will a Residential House cost in Lowertown?

  • For 2016, the average price for a House in Lowertown and Byward Market was $571,989
  • There have been 93 home sales in 2016
  • House Sellers' got 98.18% of their list price in 2016
  • It took 97 days on average for a home to sell in 2016

The lowest priced residential sale was on St. Patrick Street. This was a 2 storey townhome with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom that sold for $370,000. That was sold in 95 days and the seller got 97.39% of their asking price.

The most expensive sale here for 2016 was on Goulburn Avenue. This was a Detached 3 storey home with 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms and it sold for $1,500,000. This took 423 days to sell and the owner got 89.29% of their list price.

Lowertown & Byward Market areas combined usually see around 130 properties sell each year, based on the chart above.

NOTEABLE: When I was compiling this data, I saw One Property that was listed for 3,428 days, that's over 9 years. I hope they got the price they were asking !

More information about these areas

Lowertown is home to approximately 12,274 culturally diverse people; it’s a densely populated area.

With the addition of ongoing construction, traffic congestion is an issue so residents walk, cycle and bus (soon the LRT) to get around. The Rideau Centre will be an underground stop along the LRT which will cut back on congestion in the area. 

Lowertown/Byward market is a social core in Ottawa offering numerous bars, night clubs, boutiques, restaurants, and a farmer’s market. Many students attending the University of Ottawa can be found living and enjoying the nightlife here.

The Salvation Army, the Ottawa Mission and the Shepherds of Good Hope are three homeless shelters located in Lowertown/Byward Market. The number of homeless in the Byward Market occasionally creates controversy with home owners and store owners.


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