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Low-Budget, High-Impact Home Updates

Low-Budget, High-Impact Home Updates   If you’re looking for a low-budget, high-impact home upgrade or renovation, there are luckily quite a few that can give your home a boost in terms of decor and functionality. In this blog, we’ll cover a few quick renovation tricks for a variety of rooms and spaces in and around ...

Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot November 2022

The November 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: Ottawa sales continued to slow in November, a reflection of what’s happening across the country. The post-pandemic economy as well as a natural cooling for the time of year have officially balanced the market. If you’re considering a move we’re here to help ...

Preparing your Home for Sale

Preparing your Home for Sale   Getting your home ready to hit the market is a critical step in a successful sale. You want to make sure that you’re putting your best foot forward. In this blog, we’re going to cover a few quick tips and tricks to make sure your house is one to ...

Starter Tips for Getting into House Flipping

Starter Tips for Getting into House Flipping   Flipping houses isn’t easy.   Flipping a house can be a great project to take on if you’re looking to generate some additional income. Not only that, but planning and executing a flip can be quite a fun experience for you and any others involved. In this ...

The Dos and Don’ts of Home Staging

The Dos and Don’ts of Home Staging   Staging your home involves a lot of planning and preparation. After all, you want to make sure your home is as appealing as possible to prospective buyers, both online and in person. Luckily, there are quite a few tips, tricks and best practices that can help you ...

Beyond the Sign: Royal LePage Team Realty pledges $20,000 to match donations to Harmony House

Everyone deserves to live without the fear of violence. For women and their kids who are trying to leave an abusive home and start fresh, the transition can be incredibly difficult. Here in Ottawa, there are a number of shelters that help, including Harmony House. Harmony House is Ottawa’s only transitional 2nd stage shelter for women ...

Now that you've moved in, what's next?

Now that you’ve moved in, what’s next?

Now that you’ve moved in, what’s next? – Congratulations on the big move! No matter if this is your first home or one of many, it takes a lot to plan and prepare for the big day. Now that you’re all settled in, what’s next? In this blog, we’ll cover some fun ideas for next ...

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Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot October 2022

The October 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: With a big decrease in the number of units sold for October buyers now have more selection and time to shop. However, the interest rate increases may have affected some purchasing power. Whether you’re buying or selling keeping a long-term perspective is important. ...

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Is a Condominium Right for You?

Is a Condominium Right for You?   Sometimes, the maintenance requirements of a detached home can seem like a lot. After all, taking care of a whole property requires frequent attention, dedicated time, and effort. On the other hand, an apartment can seem cramped or urbanized for your liking.   Have you considered a condominium? ...

Beyond the Sign: 3 common real estate concerns in Ottawa

The changing real estate market is making national headlines often, but here in the Ottawa area our situation is unique. The problems we hear about in the news don’t necessarily reflect our local market, so I sat down with Jason Ralph, Broker of Record and President of Royal LePage Team Realty, to learn more about Ottawa’s ...

CityNews: Ottawa housing market sees slight rise in average home prices year-over-year

CityNews: Ottawa housing market sees slight rise in average home prices year-over-year – According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released October 13, the aggregate price of a home in Ottawa increased 2.7 per cent year-over-year to $744,500 in the third quarter of 2022. Although the housing market has slowed over the past few ...

Beyond the Sign: Inheriting property the smart way

Beyond the Sign: Inheriting property the smart way – It can be difficult to know what to do with an inherited property. Whether you choose to keep it or sell it is often a complicated emotional and financial decision. Jason Ralph, Broker of Record for Royal LePage Team Realty, gives some valuable advice about dealing with ...

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Basement Renovation Ideas

Basement Renovation Ideas   If you’re thinking about finishing your basement, it can be a great way to upgrade the functionality of your home while still getting a decent return on investment down the road. In this blog, we’ll cover a few creative directions that can take your basement to the next level as a ...

Ottawa – The Best From West to East

Ottawa – The Best From West to East   Ottawa is a vastly diverse cultural landscape with much to do and plenty to see. In this blog, we’ll highlight some of our favourite spots in each end of the city. Whether you’re looking for a place to settle down, or simply an afternoon adventure, you’re ...

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Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot September 2022

The September 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: As interest rates climb buyers in Ottawa are taking a step back while keeping a close watch on price trends. An increase in listings compared to last month and this time last year means more options for those who continue their hunt for ...