Best Christmas Displays In Ottawa

By: Irene Bilinski

Best Christmas Displays In Ottawa

Tags: Christmas lights Ottawa, Ottawa Real Estate

Orleans Taffy Lane, Taffy Lane becomes the place to get that holiday spirit in Ottawa during the month of December. Each house is fully decorated with the most amazing holiday decorations.It sure makes you feel like a kid again. Grab those camera's, this street is Instagram worthy.  The National Gallery of Canada  puts up what is probably the biggest &n...Read More

Tips To Decorating Your Home For The Holidays For Home Sellers

By: Irene Bilinski

Tips To Decorating Your Home For The Holidays For Home Sellers

Tags: Real Estate Ottawa, Home Seller Tips, Decorating Your Home For The Holidays

You don't have to take your home off of the market during the holidays if you use these 10 tips on how to decorate and showcase your home when selling during the holidays. You never know, you might wake up on Christmas and have your wish come true. A sold house. Don't put up those big decorations. You want to keep the floor space free for home buyers to be able to walk around and get a ...Read More

Your Christmas Event List For Ottawa & Area

By: Irene Bilinski

Your Christmas Event List For Ottawa & Area

Tags: Christmas Events Ottawa, Holiday events Ottawa, Homes For Sale Otttawa

Stanley's Christmas Village  Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm  Check their website for dates. Take your family on a horse drawn carriage ride to the Elf Village Don't forget to dress for the weather. You can make reservations online on their website too. Stanley's Christmas Village Alight at Night  At the Upper Canada Village  Check their website for dates You wa...Read More

How Not To Kill Your Indoor Plants

By: Irene Bilinski

How Not To Kill Your Indoor Plants

Tags: Tips for keeping plants alive, real estate agent Ottawa, Real Estate Agent Orleans

The secret to healthy indoor plants is starting then out right in the first place. You can take these 5 tips for indoor plant care and apply them to exisiting plants that look like they are going to die. 1. Choose the pots. Indoor plants need to be potted in containers that have one or more holes in the bottom. If your lovely pot doesn't have 1 hole or more in the bottom then the roots will r...Read More

3 Home Repair Skills You Should Know How To Do

By: Irene Bilinski

3 Home Repair Skills You Should Know How To Do

Tags: Ottawa Real Estate, Ottawa Homes For Sale, Homes For Sale Orleans, ont. Home Maintenance Idea's

Removing Stripped Screws – It's so hard to remove screws that no longer fit into the screwdriver because they are stripped. Use a screw extractor or put some wool over the screw and try taking it out.  Toilets that keep running your water –  This is usually such and easy fix you can do without a plummer. Remove the lid from the top of the tank that's behind the ...Read More

3 Easy Storage #Hacks For Your Garage

By: Irene Bilinski

3 Easy Storage #Hacks For Your Garage

Tags: Ottawa Real Estate, Ottawa Homes For Sale, Homes For Sale Orleans, ont.

Your garage can still hold your car in it if you use some of these easy to do Garage Decluttering tips.  Put up some pegboards on the wall of your garage and you'll be able to hang those garden and snow tools up for easy access. You could put some hooks that are big enough to hold a bike.  (Image: http://structuretech1.com/) Often we have lots of ceiling space that is under utilized...Read More

Relocating To A New City Can Drain Your Brain Unless You Watch This

By: Irene Bilinski

Relocating To A New City Can Drain Your Brain Unless You Watch This

Tags: Relocating To A New City Tips

Moving to a new city is an exciting and a scary time. There are so many things you have to think about and you have to take care of these things from a distance? How can you do this? Watch this video and Irene will give you some great insights that will help to reduce your re-locating stress levels.    ...Read More

When's The Best Time For A Closing Date On A Home?

By: Irene Bilinski

When's The Best Time For A Closing Date On A Home?

Tags: Home For Sale Ottawa, Real Estate Agent Ottawa

When you are purchasing a home, you might want not to close at the end of the month. Sellers often prefer to close on the first of the month and receive their sales proceeds early on in order to accommodate their purchase of a replacement house or moving plans. When the Agreement of Purchase and Sale is signed, both parties will agree to a closing date that seems reasonable. The date should allow ...Read More

Get Your Home Fall Ready

By: Irene Bilinski

Get Your Home Fall Ready

Tags: Real Estate Ottawa, Homes for sale Orleans Ontario, homes for sale ottawa

Take Care Of The Gutters: There are thousands of gallons of water that runs down your roof top every year. It's important to keep your gutter system running smoothly. Clean out our gutters before the leaves fly into them and then after if you don't have any guards over your gutter. Make sure the downspouts are cleaned out as well. Gunk and leaves can accumulate at the end of the downs...Read More

A Twist To Lemonade Recipe’s

By: Irene Bilinski

A Twist To Lemonade Recipe’s

Tags: A Twist To Lemonade Recipe’s

Summer holidays are coming to and end, but not before you hold that end of summer back yard party.  Bring a new twist to Lemonade with these spins on the traditional lemonade. Start with either a store bought lemonade or make your own. Basic Lemonade Recipe: 1 Cup of Boiled Water Sugar to Taste Pour the water and sugar into a big pitcher and add in 2 cups of fresh squeezed or bought lemon ...Read More