Category Archives: Realtors

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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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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What is the Beckwith Plume?

Until I got into real estate, I had never heard of the Beckwith Plume, and then I saw it mentioned in a listing. That got me doing a little research. What I found out came as a  surprise. I’ve lived … Continue reading

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My favourite condo townhouses in Ottawa for under $ 400K

Right now, if you have a budget under $ 400K, it’s hard to find a freehold townhouse. But you can find a beautiful condo townhouse (often called a “row unit”)  in a beautifully managed complex for well under $ 400K. … Continue reading

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