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Fall Maintenance Checklist

Fall Maintenance Checklist   It’s September, and fall is in full swing. As the seasons change, the national capital region will put a wide variety of colours on full display for us to enjoy. But while the leaves are beautiful, they can provide their own set of tasks to deal with. Your property will need
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5 Tricks for a Smooth Move with the Kids

5 Tricks for a Smooth Move with the Kids   Moving can seem like a daunting task. There are so many things to think about, plan and organize with many strict deadlines that need to be met. Not to mention the added stress of having to do it all with the kids in tow. But
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5 Tricks for a Smooth Transition with the Kids

5 Tricks for a Smooth Transition with the Kids   Moving can seem like a daunting task. There are so many things to think about, plan and organize with many strict deadlines that need to be met. Not to mention the added stress of having to do it all with the kids in tow. But
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4 Tips for the Coziest Autumn Patio

4 Tips for the Coziest Autumn Patio   As the weather cools, you’re still going to want to make the most of your outdoor spaces. Luckily, you still have a lot of time left to enjoy them before the snow falls. In this blog, we’ll discuss some common patio trends that will help you make
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Beyond the Sign: Choosing the best realtor

 Beyond the Sign: Choosing the best realtor – “Whether you are buying or selling a home, working with the right REALTOR® can make a huge difference in the success of your real estate transaction. It takes a lot of skill to be able to market homes, negotiate terms, and ensure the entire process goes smoothly. It is
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Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot July 2022

The July 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: The number of sales dropped in July and momentum continues for new listing inventory showing signs that a balanced market could be coming. The average sale price continues to climb however at a much lower, single-digit rate. If you’re considering a move we’re
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How to Handle Multiple Offers on Your Home (Part 1)

So, you’ve just put your home for sale on the market. And things look promising. Having just renovated and put a lot of work into the property, you’re confident that it will catch the eye of potential buyers and get an offer in no time.  But to your (pleasant) surprise, you receive not just one … How to Handle Multiple Offers on Your Home (Part 1) Read More » ...

Beyond the Sign: Buying and selling waterfront properties

“The waterfront real estate market around Ottawa continues to be hot this summer. Area residents have always loved their summer cottages, but these days more people are also choosing a more permanent lake or river view. According to Jason Ralph, Broker of Record and President of Royal LePage Team Realty, waterfront properties are in high demand. “We’ve seen
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Summer Curb Appeal

It’s Prime Curb Appeal Season!   Ottawa is a city full of natural beauty. From the outskirts to the city centre, you’re guaranteed to find green spaces and gardens full of colour around almost every corner. Now that summer is in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about your own curb appeal. It doesn’t
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First Time Homebuyer Resources

Your First Home is a Big Deal.   Buying your first home is monumental. It’s a huge financial investment and a major life milestone. Unfortunately, nowadays it’s more difficult than ever to make the purchase by yourself. Luckily, in a market as diverse and ever-evolving as ours, there are many resources available for first-time homebuyers.
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Everything You Need to Know About Trees

Everything You Need to Know About Trees   With the recent Ontario wide storm so many trees were toppled over and caused a lot of property damage. So we thought it would be a good time to talk about how to properly care for your new trees, if you’ve chosen to replant some of the
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Ottawa Real Estate Market Snapshot June 2022

The June 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Board Stats are out! Market Snapshot: With more modest price increases in the resale market we saw a more traditional seasonal cycle for June. An increase of inventory allowed for more selection and less pressure on buyers. If you’re considering a move we’re here to help answer any questions
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Should You Have a 20% Down Payment?

Down payments are perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of buying a home. They require buyers to have quite a bit of capital upfront, which can be difficult to amass, especially with today’s soaring home prices. But does a down payment always have to be 20%? There are pros and cons to having a … Should You Have a 20% Down Payment? Read More » ...

Beyond the Sign: Royal LePage Team Realty celebrates 20 years of serving the community

Over the past 20 years, everything has grown for Royal LePage Team Realty. Their families, the business, and Ottawa itself all look much different than they did back in 2002. What hasn’t changed is the team’s commitment to serving the community and helping Ottawans buy, sell, and lease properties. According to Royal LePage Team Realty
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Looking for a Summer Escape? Things to Keep in Mind when Cottage-Hunting

Itching to get out of town? Tired of spending hundreds on a different AirBnB or cottage rental every month in the summer (and maybe even in the winter)? Have you considered owning your own little slice of paradise? Cottages And Recreational Property Cottages and vacation homes fall under the Recreational Property arm of Real Estate. … Looking for a Summer Escape? Things to Keep in Mind when Cottage-Hunting Read More » ...

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