Category Archives: Bargains

Staging a condo: Part 2. The living space.

I’m getting a condo in The Gardens ready for sale. It has amazing 14th floor views and gorgeous dark stained hardwood throughout. It just needs a little tweaking to get ready. Yesterday I showed you what we have planned for … Continue reading

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Great Bargains in Ottawa!

Very nice to be quoted in this Ottawa Citizen story by Patrick Langston (see below) about lower-priced homes in Ottawa. Just remember: you are going to trade larger yards and high end finishes for a house under $ 300,000 in … Continue reading

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Inexpensive (but great) flooring!

I’ve done several renos over the past few years; both on my own properties and those that clients wanted to sell. A floor makes a huge impression on a buyer; if it’s gleaming, they notice. Sadly, if it sags, is scuffed … Continue reading

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Decorating on a Shoestring

Now a lot of people think that home decorating has to be expensive, but Dona Beauvais Gagne proves that wrong. Here’s a picture of her living room, decorated for winter on a shoe-string budget.(I can imagine this same room with … Continue reading

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