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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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Getting Three Quotes #MyInvestmentCondo

I’ve been getting quotes on the work to be done on my investment condo, and that’s been a very interesting process. I’m doing a complete gut of the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room, with the removal of part of a non-structural wall … Continue reading

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Ottawa Experts: The Before-and-After Show

Just a reminder that I’ll be hosting a before-and-after show with Micheline Masson and Bob Steele on Rogers TV this coming Monday on Ottawa Experts: Real Estate (8-9 PM, Cable 22). Bob is the owner of Bathrooms First, and  he’s going to … Continue reading

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# 4 – Getting a house ready for sale – TIP: find great contractors!

I’ve been really fortunate with the trades who are working with me to get my new listing ready for sale. Cedric Poon of Archipelago Contracting worked until 2 AM on Monday on tiling; got five hours sleep and went back … Continue reading

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