Alta Vista Real Estate Market Report

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Main Housing Stats for Alta Vista, Last 90 days till February 6th 2020: The average house price in Alta Vista, Ottawa in February 2020 was $710,444, a decrease of 7% over February 2019. There were 9 home sales in Alta Vista versus 11 last year and It took an average of 49 days for homes to sell versus 82 days last year.

Alta Vista - Neighbourhood in Ottawa South: Situated in the South end of the city, Alta Vista is inside the Greenbelt, this neighbourhood is home to approximately 25,000 people and is made up of residential, townhomes and condominium developments. These homes for sale are located just South of Ottawa central, and includes Alta Vista and all of the smaller neighbourhoods within the Alta Vista area. Alta Vista means the high view and is one of our favourite neighbourhoods It’s primarily known for its large lots with homes built in the 1950’s and 1960’s. While most of the original homes are still in place, one can see gentrification taking place with new infill home being constructed, older homes torn down and other extensively renovated.

OC Transpo services the area with multiple bus hubs such as Hurdman Station and Billings Bridge (just across Bank St. from Alta Vista) where you’re able to travel to different parts of the city. If you have a car, it’s a short ride across the Billings Bridge to Old Ottawa South and the Glebe where you have access to many shops, restaurants and entertainment. Billings Bridge Plaza, Elmvale Shopping Centre and Train Yards are located in and around Alta Vista. A five to ten minute car ride will take you to the VIA Ottawa Train Station, with inter-city trains connecting you to Montreal, Toronto and across Canada.

The Ottawa Hospital, CHEO (Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario) and the Riverside Hospital are all located in Alta Vista. The Alta Vista Hospital link is currently under construction and is scheduled for completion December 2017. This will provide a two lane road between Riverside Drive and the Transit way to the Hospital Ring Road, easing traffic congestion along Riverside but local residents are concerned that this will cause heavier traffic through their neighbourhood. There is no shortage of schools in Alta Vista with 6 public elementary schools, 3 public high schools and 4 catholic schools as well as Lycée Claudel, a French private school.

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Alta Vista home values

The table below shows you the historical prices for Alta Vista going back as far as 2000, with the percent change each year

History of Alta Vista Home Sales, Number of sales & Average Prices

Year # Sales Average Price % Change
2000  257 $195,557  
2001  225 $227,493 16.3%
2002  277 $252,968 11.2%
2003  273 $279,436 10.5%
2004  273 $291,774 4.4%
2005  256 $289,045 -0.9%
2006  300 $307,042 6.2%
2007  306 $337,164 9.8%
2008  295 $382,325 13.4%
2009  329 $373,632 -2.3%
2010  281 $425,892 14%
2011  263 $441,415 3.6%
2012  279 $449,022 1.7%
2013  260 $467,308 4%
2014  270 $452,408 -4%
2015  287 $446,738 -1.3%
2016  270 $469,858 5.2%
2017  340 $502,625 7%
2018  322 $522,578 4%
2019      

Current Stats, using all Active Listed Homes Alta Vista

Active Properties
Address Beds Baths List Price DOM
2005 Lynda Lane 4 2 $729,900 3 days
2005 Lynda Lane N/A 0 $729,900 3 days
2238 Courtice Avenue 4 2 $599,000 6 days
1480 Riverside Drive Unit#1203 2 2 $497,500 22 days
1218 Rooney'S Lane N/A 0 $1,450,000 45 days
318 Mountbatten Avenue 4 5 $1,688,000 53 days
1710 Bank Street N/A 0 $2,400,000 138 days
Average: 3.5 1.6 $1,156,328 39 days
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