In Law Suites – Basement Apartments & Secondary Units Now Legal

With the exception of Rockcliffe Park, the City of Ottawa now allows secondary   suites. So a home owner can build one (with a building permit) or get the city’s stamp of approval on an existing one, provided the home owner brings it up to building and fire code standards. This is often a basement apartment, but the more correct description is “secondary … In Law Suites – Basement Apartments & Secondary Units Now Legal Read More » ...

Buying Rural Property and Why It Is Critical to Test Your Well Water for Contamination

When purchasing a rural property it is critical that your Offer to Purchase contain provisions for the testing of the property’s water supply to ensure that it is safe for human consumption and usage. Your Royal LePage Sales Representative will advise of areas around the Ottawa Region that are known for water problems and will … Buying Rural Property and Why It Is Critical to Test Your Well Water for Contamination Read More » ...

Wood Burning Appliances In Your New Home Need Inspections

Health and Fire Safety When buying a home with any type of wood burning appliance, including a wood burning fireplace, wood stove, forced air furnace etc., it is critical that you have the appliance inspected to ensure that there is not a build up of creosote. This inspection will also identify if any liners or … Wood Burning Appliances In Your New Home Need Inspections Read More » ...

Determining the Value of Your Home

The Buyer ultimately determines the true value of your property, …in other words what would a willing Buyer pay for your home in today’s market place given an arms-length transaction.  To help determine what a potential Buyer may be willing to pay for your home,  a clear understanding of how your Royal LePage Representative assesses your … Determining the Value of Your Home Read More » ...

Welcome!

Welcome to Our Real Estate Blog! At Royal LePage Team we’ve always been about providing great customer service and results for our buyers and sellers  butwhile we were busy helping people with Ottawa area real estate we forgot that there are a bunch of people out there who might be looking for resources to help them sort through the … Welcome! Read More » ...