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Renovations: Before and after shots of the hardwood flooring/tiles

With the homeowners on their way back to Ottawa, Alex got busy! He managed to finish the hardwood floors and tile, and what a difference! Here’s the before and after shots, starting with the hallway (note the new baseboard – … Continue reading

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The renovation continues: here’s the before and “during”photos!

So in yesterday’s blog post, I shared some photos of my clients’ home at the early stages of renovations; I popped by on Saturday afternoon, after a showing, and here’s where things are at now: This is the kitchen “before,”  … Continue reading

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Another renovation underway for clients – here are the “before” shots!

As most of you know, I do four or five renos a year helping my clients get their homes ready for sale. I have one on the go right now that should be finished next week. My clients had original … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo – my budget!

I had a $ 25,000 budget in mind when I embarked on this project, including everything, even appliances, drapes and staging. That was pretty ambitious, since we were redoing an entire kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room, and needless to say, … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo – Day 24 – FINISHED!

My investment condo is finished and I think it’s an amazing transformation. The room that is most changed, I have to say, is the laundry room. That’s the one that had all the crazy venting, electrical  and plumbing issues. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Renovating an Investment Condo – Day 17 – Odds & Ends

Today involved progress on a lot of fronts, but all in small increments. The drywall mudding and taping was going to take forever, so I agreed with Alex that we should bring in a pro at a slightly higher cost … Continue reading

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Renovating an Investment Condo – Day 12: Kitchen Cabinets & Tile Surround

Well, the condo is really starting to take shape now. The new Hot Water Tank is in, and the electrician will be coming on Monday to move a couple of junction boxes, install some new lighting and upgrade all the … Continue reading

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