Things to know before buying a Condo blueprint

Thursday Oct 17th, 2019


This has been a very hot topic in Ottawa recently. Normally, a Buyer will purchase a property that is well under construction or already built. Some builders will sell units two or three years before the condo will be completed. There are very high risks and possible great rewards with this type of purchase. I urge my Buyers to do as much research as possible before putting in a deposit. I help my Buyers by doing my research into many aspects of the new builds. When purchasing a... [read more]

Do I need condo insurance?

Monday Aug 19th, 2019


 Interested in buying a condo? Ratehub has this wonderful article by Cody Kukay that you should probably read. It goes into condo insurance and why you should probably have some. Happy reading! Do you need home insurance for a condo? Yes, while home insurance isn’t mandatory, if you have a mortgage your lender will require it. Now, it’s important to know your condo association will have a master insurance policy, but it may only cover the basic building—walls,... [read more]

Buyers vs Sellers Market

Monday Jul 29th, 2019


The market in Ottawa has been very busy for the past year. In the First Time Buyer price point, it has been a Seller's market this past year. Buyers, you absolutely need a Realtor® working for you! It is in your best interest to use a Realtor® to purchase a home in this very competitve market. This market has not been for the faint of heart or light of wallet.  There is some good, basic information here from Re/Max.  It is so important to call me to guide... [read more]

Tips for renovating your home

Monday Aug 12th, 2019


Thinking about renovating your home before you sell? The national bank breaks down the best investments to get the most bang out of your buck! Renovations are a major investment and you want to spend your money wisely to make the best return on investment. 1. Determine the winning qualities   Making a kitchen renovation, bathroom expansion or basement transformation profitable requires implementing a strategy. Before you begin, you must outline your priorities and... [read more]

Looking to sell? Contact me today to go through the complete process. Here are a few tips just to get started!

Monday Jul 22nd, 2019


Looking to sell? Contact me today to go through the complete process. Here are a few tips just to get started! ♦ Make small fixes Inspect your home with a buyer’s eyes, and correct the flaws that are most noticeable or can be relatively easily fixed—from repairing cracks in the walkways to repainting dingy walls or oiling creaky hinges. ♦ Clean and Declutter Weed out excess furniture, knicknacks, and “stuff”—toss it, donate it, give it... [read more]


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