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!
There are no perfect home. Houses have cracks whether they are old or new. Houses shift and settle into position after construction. Houses will have cracks in either the look of the finish or  are more serious to the structural components. Most of these cracks have no structural significance. Ty...
You don't have to spend a fortune to update your kitchen and give it a fresh look. You can make an impact in no time with these five simple ideas:New hardware: Changing handles and pulls to a more modern and decorative option is one of the easiest updates you can give to your kitchen. It's a quic...
With interest rates on the rise and many housing policy changes over the past year, it's more important than ever for first-time home buyers to have their mortgage pre-approval in hand when beginning the search for a new home.There are a few reasons why getting pre-approved is so important as you...
I’ve been told by many home inspectors that there are issues that might come up during an inspection and to avoid any problems with potential buyers you should maybe have a look at the some of the items and repair/replace as required.Whether your home is old or newer, there are always a few thing...
Condos are an awesome option for first time home buyers and downsizers.  For first time home buyers, it’s more affordable and you can start small.  For those that want to live in the core of a City and be close to work and restaurants, shopping and the activity – this is also a good option – some...
Well hopefully it’s worth more than you paid for it!  If you maintained your home, did necessary updates, added a bit of BLING, the annual appreciation should have increased the value by about, on average, 3-5% per year depending on whether you are a City Dweller, a Country Resident or an Apartme...
This is a very important day for both the buyers and sellers.  This is the day that the transfer of ownership happens.IF YOU ARE THE SELLER: 1. Make sure that your lawyer has copies of all the documentation that you received from your lawyer when you purchased the property i.e. survey, deed and a...
There are several types of homes available – there are a few categories but condominium or freehold are the most common.Condominium can be a townhouse or apartment and the interior of each unit belongs to you and the outer portion of the unit is part of the common elements. The common elements in...
You may not be able to judge a book by it’s cover, but a big part of selling or buying a home is the first impression it makes when you first see it from the street. That’s curb appeal.You may also want to take a look at this blog post 12 Things al sellers should know. If you have any questions o...
Your house is likely just one located in a sea of for-sale signs, so you can’t be sloppy about putting it on the market. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up the dos and don'ts that will help you get the most money for your home.  * A HOME IS WORTH WHAT A BUYER WILL PAY. * UPGRADES MAY NOT INCREASE V...

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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!