Author Archives: Peggy Blair

Buying an investment property – what’s involved?

We have a hot, hot, hot rental market in Ottawa, so a lot of people are turning their minds to investing. Rents are high; so is demand. What’s involved in buying an investment property? Well, that depends on how many … Continue reading

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President’s Gold Award, 2019!

Super happy to announce that I was awarded President’s Gold for 2019! It was a tough year with inventory so low throughout the year, so this one really meant something. A big shout-out to all my wonderful clients for making … Continue reading

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Best Real Estate Bloopers of 2019!

As always, 2019 saw a bumper crop of bloopers. Here are the best of the bunch! Homes came with a lot of moving parts this year: “The single garage drives right into the lower level.” And this one, in “clean … Continue reading

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#SockittoChristmas Drop off Locations!

It’s the third annual Sock it to Christmas sock drive! We have five drop off bins in Ottawa this year. These are located as follows: Royal LePage Team Realty, at 1335 Carling, Suite 200 (my office!) Royal LePage Team Realty, … Continue reading

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Christmas Dessert Recipes! #TriedandTrue

So, every year I have a Christmas tree decorating party for a small group of clients, colleagues and friends. My last post was about some of the appetizers and entrees I’ll be serving at this year’s. But after those are … Continue reading

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Christmas Party recipes! #TriedAndTrue

I hold a Christmas tree decorating party every year: I invite colleagues and friends and clients. I supply the food; I ask that they bring whatever they would like to drink and an ornament for the tree. It’s a buffet … Continue reading

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The Impact of Staging! Before and After shots

I sold a house this week where I had spent over a year with the sellers getting it ready: picking out lights for them and giving them paint colours and so on, and then staging it for the listing. It … Continue reading

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