FOR A QUICKER SALE – MAKE YOUR HOME EXCITING

By: Irene Bilinski

FOR A QUICKER SALE – MAKE YOUR HOME EXCITING

Tags: Ottawa homes, Realestate Ottawa, Ottawa Home, Selling Your Vacant Home Tips, Real Estate Orleans, Ottawa Realtor , Ottawaentertainment

You don’t get a 2nd chance to make a great first IMPRESSION.   Most Buyers are looking for a home that is well cared for, bright, clean and inviting!   CHECK LIST FOR A QUICKER SALE: Curb appeal – lawns & yards – remove clutter, cut grass, edge walks, trim hedges, weed gardens (In the winter clear snow, salt/sand walkways) Front and back of house – pa...Read More

Give Your Curb Appeal A Boost

By: Irene Bilinski

Give Your Curb Appeal A Boost

Tags: Ottawa homes, Realestate Ottawa, Ottawa Home, Selling Your Vacant Home Tips, Real Estate Orleans, Ottawa Realtor , Ottawaentertainment

YOU ONLY HAVE ONCE CHANCE TO MAKE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION! DRIVE WAY -  Is it all cracked and not so black?  Maybe it’s time to think about having it refreshed.  Get a quote – it might be cheaper than you think. If you want to refresh it yourself – google how to do it RIGHT – new sealer will not stick to oil. WHERE IS THE SIDEWALK – When walkways, s...Read More

Your Front Door Can Add Major Curb Appeal

By: Irene Bilinski

Your Front Door Can Add Major Curb Appeal

Tags: Ottawa homes, Realestate Ottawa, Ottawa Home, Selling Your Vacant Home Tips, Real Estate Orleans, Ottawa Realtor

TO ADD CURB APPEAL TO YOUR HOME – Repaint your front door.  If, however, painting or refinishing your old door isn’t in the cards, you may need to invest in a new one. You’ll find a broad selection of entry doors at lumberyards, home centers and door specialty shops. Many manufacturers allow you to specify the number and types of panels, glass options and colors — but ...Read More

Ottawa Caledonian Pipes and Drums

By: Irene Bilinski

Ottawa Caledonian Pipes and Drums

Tags: Ottawa homes, Realestate Ottawa, Ottawa Home, Selling Your Vacant Home Tips, Real Estate Orleans, Ottawa Realtor, Ottawaentertainment

Ottawa Caledonian Pipes and Drums    I'm so proud of my grand daughter who is a member of The Ottawa Caledonian Pipes & Drums (OCal). They are a not-for-profit community-based group who advance and promote the rich Celtic traditions and Scottish Highland Culture in the National Capital Region. We provide a friendly family environment, open to anyone interested in lear...Read More

Selling Your Home While It's Vacant

By: Irene Bilinski

Selling Your Home While It's Vacant

Tags: Ottawa homes, Realestate Ottawa, Ottawa Home, Selling Your Vacant Home Tips, Real Estate Orleans, Ottawa Realtor

Selling your vacant home can be a wee bit stressful but with a few touches you can enhance the home. Most people are considerate and law abiding but there are always some that are not.  So, when selling your vacant house there is potential of it being vandalized, damaged or broken into. Vacant Home Selling Tip #1: Tell your neighbours. Let your neighbours know that the house will be vacant ...Read More

What Do The Cracks In Your Foundation Mean

By: Irene Bilinski

What Do The Cracks In Your Foundation Mean

Tags: Ottawa homes, Realestate Ottawa, Ottawa Home, Foundation Problems, How to fix foundation cracks

There are no perfect home. Houses have cracks whether they are old or new. Houses shift and settle into position after construction. Houses will have cracks in either the look of the finish or  are more serious to the structural components. Most of these cracks have no structural significance.  Types Of Foundation Cracks:  Shrinkage Cracks A newly poured, concrete foundation m...Read More

5 Simple Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen

By: Irene Bilinski

5 Simple Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen

Tags: Ottawa Realtor, Ottawa Homes For Sale, Orleans Realtor, Orleans Homes For Sale, Ottawa Real Estate

You don't have to spend a fortune to update your kitchen and give it a fresh look. You can make an impact in no time with these five simple ideas: New hardware: Changing handles and pulls to a more modern and decorative option is one of the easiest updates you can give to your kitchen. It's a quick job and really makes a difference in the entire space. Paint the cabinets: New c...Read More

	 Getting Pre-approved Is More Important Than Ever

By: Irene Bilinski

Getting Pre-approved Is More Important Than Ever

Tags: Real Estate News, Real Estate Orleans Ontario, Homes for sale Orleans Ontario, Homes For Sale Ottawa, Real Estate Ottawa

With interest rates on the rise and many housing policy changes over the past year, it's more important than ever for first-time home buyers to have their mortgage pre-approval in hand when beginning the search for a new home. There are a few reasons why getting pre-approved is so important as you begin the journey towards home ownership. For one, it takes the guesswork out of house hunting! ...Read More

Home Sellers BEWARE!!

By: Irene Bilinski

Home Sellers BEWARE!!

Tags: Ottawa Realtor, Ottawa Homes For Sale, Orleans Realtor, Orleans Homes For Sale, Ottawa Real Estate

PREPARING YOUR HOUSE FOR AN INSPECTION I’ve been told by many home inspectors that there are issues that might come up during an inspection and to avoid any problems with potential buyers you should maybe have a look at the some of the items and repair/replace as required. Whether your home is old or newer, there are always a few things that just might not meet the buyers’ requir...Read More

Home Sellers You Need To Be Aware!!

By: Irene Bilinski

Home Sellers You Need To Be Aware!!

Tags: Ottawa Realtor, Ottawa Homes For Sale, Orleans Realtor, Orleans Homes For Sale, Ottawa Real Estate

I’ve been told by many home inspectors that there are issues that might come up during an inspection and to avoid any problems with potential buyers you should maybe have a look at the some of the items and repair/replace as required. Whether your home is old or newer, there are always a few things that just might not meet the buyers’ requirements and can either make or break a deal.&n...Read More