Category Archives: Realtors

Giving back to our neighbours! #TheOaks

One thing I love about Royal LePage Team Realty is how generous my fellow realtors are. You’ll remember the sock drive I did in December (Sock it to Christmas!) that generated donations of around 1,500 pairs of new socks – … Continue reading

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What impact do homeless shelters have on property values?

I had a call from a CBC reporter a few weeks ago asking me if there was a rush by Vanier residents to sell now that there is a homeless mega-shelter that will be built in the neighbourhood. I told … Continue reading

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How to be a buyer in this crazy hot Ottawa real estate market!

The Ottawa real estate market has exploded. We are down in inventory something like 40% from five years ago and around 20-27% year to year depending on the area. As a result, anything that is decent is getting snapped up … Continue reading

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Before and after – this gorgeous Hunt Club townhouse is now staged (and listed for sale!) SOLD! $ 15k OVER ASKING!

Here are some of the “before and after” shots of the lovely freehold townhouse I’ve been getting ready for sale:  it’s now active!  I listed it this afternoon around 3 PM and we’ve already had four requests for showings, so … Continue reading

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The bathroom renos continue – tile is up!

So, here we are on what is essentially day 3 of this bathroom tub surround reno (day 1 was removing old tile, drywall & insulation; day 2 was installing new greenboard and waterproofing and day 3 was installing new tile)! … Continue reading

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What if no-one wants to pay the realtor?

I had a question on this blog recently from someone who asked: What happens if the buyer signs a Buyer Customer Service Agreement because they don’t want to pay a commission and then the seller in a For Sale by … Continue reading

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Sock it to Christmas #Day22 – We have some raffle prize winners!

We drew our first raffle draw Sunday (there will be another on Wed evening before the sock drive officially ends) — here is our list of winners! Congratulations to all of you! Rachel Eyster (who bought her ticket at Westboro … Continue reading

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