Alta Vista Real Estate Market Report

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Main Housing Stats for Alta Vista, Aug. 30th 2019: See how many homes sold, what is the current average price, and how has that price changed in Alta Vista for the last 90 days.

Alta Vista saw 50 home sales, with an average price of $753,210, that's down by 0.4% over the previous 90 days.

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      

Range of Home Prices and time to sell in Alta Vista

The range of home prices in all of 2018 for Alta Vista was between $162,00 - $1,362,000. There were 9 homes that sold for under $200,000 in 2018, and there were 9 home sales in Alta Vista that were over $1,000,000.

It took 52 days, on average for a home or condo to sell in the Alta Vista Neighbourhoods for all of 2018

How much will a Residential House cost in Alta Vista

The Three lowest priced house sales were all 3 bedroom, 2 Storey's on Heron Road, Riverside Drive and Avenue P Avenue. They sold between $234,000 - $338,000.

The Four highest priced houses sold in 2018 were on Tedder Avenue, Cheverton and Billings Avenue. All of these sold for between $1,205,000 and $1,362,000. All of these were detached homes with 5 or 6 bedrooms.

How much are condos selling for in Alta Vista?

The Three lowest priced condo sales were Three that sold were on Virginia Avenue and Playfair Drive, these were all One Level Condo Apartments with 1 or 2 bedrooms and they all sold for under $170,000.

The Two highest priced condos sold in 2018 were on Riverside Drive, these were a both 2 bedroom Apartments that sold for $670,000 and $950,000

Current Stats, using all Active Listed Homes Alta Vista

Active Properties
Address Beds Baths List Price DOM
2671 Alta Vista Drive N/A 0 $37,000 77 days
1249 Randall Avenue 3 2 $525,000 4 days
1493 Kilborn Avenue 4 3 $599,000 19 days
125 Finn Court 3 3 $599,900 12 days
1243 Evans Boulevard 4 2 $639,900 32 days
1269 Randall Avenue 4 2 $649,900 38 days
1480 Riverside Drive Unit#2805 2 2 $649,900 5 days
452 Pleasant Park Road 3 1 $659,900 83 days
1518 Caton Street 4 3 $759,900 74 days
448 Pleasant Park Road 4 2 $760,000 83 days
306 Crestview Road 3 2 $779,000 39 days
346 Pleasant Park Road 3 3 $799,900 11 days
1316 Kilborn Avenue 4 4 $977,000 33 days
1285 Livingstone Avenue 5 5 $1,049,000 6 days
1890 South Haven Place 5 4 $1,299,000 10 days
1892 Highland Terrace 4 3 $1,490,000 95 days
Average: 3.7 2.6 $767,143 39 days
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