Tag Archives: Ottawa

How does LRT affect property values?

A Twitter pal asks: “How much do you think proximity to LRT stations will affect prices in the short and long terms?” Great question! The answer depends on the proximity of the property to the new station during and after … Continue reading

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#BeeSmart #BeeFriendly #SaveOurBees – why you should sign the petition!

There were photographs that circulated on Twitter recently of  verges in the UK that had been planted with wildflowers instead of grass. Here are some courtesy of the British Beekeepers Association:   Not only do these alternative plantings look stunning, … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment property – Day 30 – 298 Briston Private is now for rent!

Well, the work is done – I did a little light staging at Briston Private today and popped it up on Kijiji for rent. We’ll see what kind of response I get! I’m asking $1800/month which includes water and there … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo – on a small budget! Today – a new backsplash!

I took possession of my new investment condo at Briston Private on Friday and right away — literally as soon as I got the keys —  I loaded up the car with tiles and headed off to meet Alex, my … Continue reading

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New listing steps to Carleton University! #110, 499 Sunnyside

I have a brand-new listing, literally steps from Carleton U! It’s a two bedroom plus den, two bath main floor unit  at the corner of Bronson and Sunnyside in the friendly condo building known as Fulton House. What’s great about … Continue reading

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Ask Peggy: Does insurance cover flooding? Is it considered an Act of God?

I asked  Twitter if anyone had real estate questions that they would like answered.  One question was:  “ What is covered and what is not covered when it comes to insurance and flooding… and what is considered an Act of God.” … Continue reading

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Another happy client! #Testimonial

(Working with this client was fun: after she bought the property, we went to Lowes and Home Depot and she bought some gorgeous hardwood and tile flooring. Can’t wait to see what it all looks like when it’s done!) “I … Continue reading

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