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!
Sure, you could bake some fresh cookies to entice buyers while they're in your home, but if your house has one or more of the following issues, you're going to struggle...  If you’re selling a house – or are thinking about putting your home on the market – this is essential reading.Price: The mos...
1. Know whether your home is in a flood zone area.If you live in a flood zone, consider investing in flood insurance. Your homeowner's policy usually won't cover damage caused by storm/tornado-related floods.  2. Make a complete list of all your possessions, including outdoor items. List lawn fur...
Making the decision to move from a larger home to a smaller one can be very hard. Your home, after all, is a source of comfort and is filled with beloved memories. For many, it’s where you watched your family grow. But sometimes you may not have a choice, especially as the years go by. As an olde...
When it comes to moving, having a checklist makes all the difference between ultimate success and ultimate caos. Even if you’re already a super hero organizer, you might still feel overwhelmed by the number of tasks you have to complete before moving day.Here’s a moving checklist that will keep y...
UPDATING YOUR HOME BEFORE YOU SELL – A REFRESH IS ALWAYS FUN!Whether you are thinking of selling soon or in a few years, if you haven’t made any changes since you’ve moved in – IT’S TIME!Start small – like maybe the Powder Room on the main floor – look out for sales and purchase the items you wil...
Relax and grab a cup of coffee, we have a few tips you'll want to know about it you are looking to sell your home in a few months or maybe next year. You’ve been decluttering, giving stuff away, painting, updating, etc.  That’s all fine and dandy by have you thought about the exterior of your hom...
You don’t get a 2nd chance to make a great first IMPRESSION. Most Buyers are looking for a home that is well cared for, bright, clean and inviting! CHECK LIST FOR A QUICKET SALE: Curb appeal – lawns & yards – remove clutter, cut grass, edge walks, trim hedges, weed gardens (In the winter clear sn...
TO ADD CURB APPEAL TO YOUR HOME – Repaint your front door.  If, however, painting or refinishing your old door isn’t in the cards, you may need to invest in a new one. You’ll find a broad selection of entry doors at lumberyards, home centers and door specialty shops. Many manufacturers allow you ...
YOU ONLY HAVE ONCE CHANCE TO MAKE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION! DRIVE WAY -  Is it all cracked and not so black?  Maybe it’s time to think about having it refreshed.  Get a quote – it might be cheaper than you think. If you want to refresh it yourself – google how to do it RIGHT – new sealer will not ...
Selling your vacant home can be a wee bit stressful but with a few touches you can enhance the home. Most people are considerate and law abiding but there are always some that are not.  So, when selling your vacant house there is potential of it being vandalized, damaged or broken into.Vacant Hom...

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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!