Buying a House or Selling your Home in the Orleans / Ottawa area

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Buying or selling a home in Orleans or Ottawa? This blog will give you real estate tips, open houses in the area, listings available, and more. Real Estate... it's all about You!



What a week-end!  Out shopping with some Buyers and everyone one of the units that I showed was basicaly sold before I arrived and BOY what a surprise when one of the townhouses was occupied. So, I arrive with my Buyers, these are investors and looking to purchase one or two units per year.  As p...
Yesterday, I had a call from a potential Seller who informed me that she wanted to purchase a bungalow or a 2 storey with possibly a lower level in-law suite or apartment.  She then told me that she would also sell her home on her own because she wanted more money in her pocket and didn't want to...
Downsizing is not an easy decision to make but its something that needs to be done.  As the baby boomers approach retirement, they usually don't need the large home and its time to move to something smaller so that the boomers can spend more time having fun, travelling and enjoying life. Step #1 ...
Everyone either wants to sell or buy a home and sometimes both.  Some Buyers seem to think that only they are looking for a house and are taking days, weeks and even months to make a decision and are totally disappointed when the property is SOLD. In Ottawa, a house that is priced at market value...
If you are thinking of selling your house this year, please, please, please DO THE FOLLOWING before putting your property on the market. 1.  Declutter, declutter, declutter - you are moving, start packing, get the stuff out of the house - this will make it look bigger, organized and appealing to ...
I recently hired a new administrative assistant, a real estate virgin, not that she's never purchased a home actually she's purchased and sold a few homes.  When I asked her during the interview what her perception was of what a real estate agent does she said "Put up a sign on the front lawn, do...
You are tired of paying the landlord's mortgage and have decided that its time to buy your first home.  You will probably do a couple of things (1) go see model homes and (2) go see the Open Houses in your area. Actually, the first thing you should do is sit down with a mortgage broker and determ...
Celebrate the joys of winter at Winterlude, with three fun-filled weekends from February 4 to 21, 2011. Canada's favourite winter activities are featured across Ottawa and Gatineau at this annual event. Nothing like putting on a pair of skates and skating on the world's largest skating rink.  You...
Location, Location, Location - How often have we heard that expression?  Location is important to the Buyer but its also important when the Buyer becomes the Seller a few years down the road.  Most Buyers when searching for a new home they think about the location of their future home based on sc...

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