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Buying Near Parks and Recreational Facilities

  According to RealtorMag, twenty-three percent of recent buyers indicated that ...

Green Renovations — Basements

Virtually all homeowners will find something of use in this detailed and practical fact sheet ...

Emotional Homebuyers Can Lose Out On The Best Deals

    When we really like a property, we can overlook or downplay its negative. ...

6 Sneaky Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive

  If you want to convert your home’s look from average to exceptional, this. ...
Underwriting insights! What Every Homebuyer Should Know Before Applying for a Mortgage

Underwriting insights! What Every Homebuyer Should Know Before Applying for a Mortgage

  This homeownership.ca post tells why an understanding of underwriting is a key ...
Create a beautiful bathroom for the ages

Create a beautiful bathroom for the ages

  As people age, reduced mobility, impaired balance, failing vision and muscle weakness ...
Why Cleaning Window Screens Should Be Part of Your Winter Strategy

Why Cleaning Window Screens Should Be Part of Your Winter Strategy

  Should removing and cleaning the window screens be part of your winter maintenance ...
Ottawa Real Estate Update: November 2015

Ottawa Real Estate Update: November 2015

Mild weather and post-election enthusiasm spurs on home buyers!   Statistics are useful ...
Not Only Millennials Want Walkable Communities

Not Only Millennials Want Walkable Communities

  A walkable community is well-planned, compact and designed for people to walk to work, ...

Higher electricity costs: how to circumvent them

  Because the cost of electricity is expected to rise as a result of the federal& ...
9 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Appliances

9 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Appliances

  This slide show from Bob Villa is an excellent visual representation of how NOT to ...
Ottawa Named 3rd Best City in the World for Quality of Life; Here’s Why

Ottawa Named 3rd Best City in the World for Quality of Life; Here’s Why

  In this Point2Homes post, Nadia Balint attributes Ottawa’s stellar, but ...
Your Complete Guide to Pest-Proofing This Fall

Your Complete Guide to Pest-Proofing This Fall

  To prevent an onslaught of pests from occupying your house as the weather cools,  ...
Your Guide to 10 Popular Landscape Paving Materials

Your Guide to 10 Popular Landscape Paving Materials

  If you are considering landscape paving, this excellent Houzz.com post by landscape ...

How to Stage Your Home for Fall Showings

  This Zillow.com post by Nathalie Wise suggests that the time and cost of staging your ...

8 Deer-Resistant Elegant Evergreen Shrubs to Plant This Fall

  Shrubs bestow privacy, a sense of enclosure and a splash of colour during winter.  In ...

How Will Real Estate Markets React To The Liberals' Election Victory?

  The Liberal Party’s successful election campaign included a promise to stimulate ...

Winter Lawn Care: 4 Steps to Protect Your Turf

Home owners may be surprised to discover that fall is the most important season for lawn ...

Seven Monthly Bills Most People Have, and Seven Ways to Reduce Each Bill

  In this article for The Simple Dollar, Trent Hamm targets energy, water, car, mortgage ...

6 Misperceptions About Home Staging

  In this insightful Realtor Magazine post, interior decorator and professional stager ...

Home Improvements – Do It Yourself Or Hire A Professional?

Completing a DIY project can be tremendously fulfilling and financially rewarding. But, bite ...

Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

Is the whole family coming to your home for the holidays? Or perhaps you’d like to ...

4 reasons to buy a home before the end of the year

Does cooler weather mean that you should cool down your house hunt?  Absolutely not!  Sellers ...

How Will Legalized Pot Affect Canadian Real Estate Markets

No matter what you think about the ethics or morality of legalizing marijuana, Justin&# ...

Market Update | Ottawa Real Estate Stats October 2015

  Here are the latest statistics from the Ottawa Real Estate board.  Statistics are ...

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