What Is The Return On Investment For Home Renovations?

By: Irene Bilinski

What Is The Return On Investment For Home Renovations?

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RETURN ON HOME RENOVATIONS  We all look at reality home shows on DIY, etc. to see what’s new and to get some inspiration.  They are called reality shows but believe me they are not REALITY shows.  Every project even the simplest of ones take 3x longer and usually cost 3x more than budgeted for.  Just recently, I asked my husband to add a good sized closet in our garage...Read More

New Or Resale…. You NEED A Buyers Agent

By: Irene Bilinski

New Or Resale…. You NEED A Buyers Agent

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A listing agent’s (representing the seller) duty is to represent the best interest of their seller and provide information to potential buyers.  Yes, they are nice people and seem to have your best interest at heart but they have signed a contract with the seller FIRST! You as a buyer must ensure that your rights and best interest are represented by a Buyer’s Agent THIS IS ...Read More

7 Things You Should Never Say When You Are Buying A Home

By: Irene Bilinski

7 Things You Should Never Say When You Are Buying A Home

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Buying a home is exciting and when you’ve found “The One” that makes you feel like this is your home you get even more excited because in your mind, you’ve moved in all ready. That’s when most people start blurting out everything they love about it and way too much information while the seller or their agent is standing there. You can tell your agent all of this, but ...Read More

Divorce Or Separation And Selling Your House

By: Irene Bilinski

Divorce Or Separation And Selling Your House

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Having to sell the family home because of a separation or divorce is hard on everyone involved. Selling the family home can be more emotional than anything else.  How can you as a home owner make this important move with less stress than what you are all ready experiencing?  You don’t want to have it turn out like that movie “War of The Roses”. Many people want to be ...Read More

Organizing Your Basement

By: Irene Bilinski

Organizing Your Basement

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Basements are often a dumping ground for items we think we “might need someday”, or they hold items that we are going to get rid of “one day”. Does this sound like your basement?  You can take a few easy steps to reclaim that space and make it an organized space with a designated spot for each item. Here’s how to get started. Start by De-cluttering Don’t...Read More

How To Be A Successful Real Estate Agent – Seminar

By: Irene Bilinski

How To Be A Successful Real Estate Agent – Seminar

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Keller Williams is holding a course for prospective Real Estate Agents. If you’re considering a career in Real Estate and want to know what you have to do in order to be successful then you won’t want to miss this career seminar. What will you learn? Below is an outline for you. This a FREE event, just drop in. We’re looking forward to seeing you there. ...Read More

5 Essential House Hunting Tips

By: Irene Bilinski

5 Essential House Hunting Tips

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Buying a home can be exciting and stressful. Here are 5 House Hunting Tipsthat will make house hunting easier for you. ...Read More

Why Buying A Home Now Can Save You Thousands

By: Irene Bilinski

Why Buying A Home Now Can Save You Thousands

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In Ottawa and the surrounding area,  we are seeing lower house prices and low interest rates. You don’t want to lose this great opportunity to purchase the home of your dreams in an area you love because you waited? Typically, we see more people buying a home in the spring, but this year is different. Last year there were more people buying a home in December and now this year in Janua...Read More

How To Pick The Right Neighbourhood For You

By: Irene Bilinski

How To Pick The Right Neighbourhood For You

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You’ve heard it a hundred times, Location, Location; Location is important when choosing a home. That’s not always the top reason for choosing where to buy a home. Sure your home is an investment, but it’s also where you and your family will be living your life. Choosing a community is a big part of buying a home. A location that meets all of your family needs is going to be th...Read More

4 Easy Tips For Selling Your Home Faster in 2016

By: Irene Bilinski

4 Easy Tips For Selling Your Home Faster in 2016

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Wouldn’t it be nice to sell your home faster so you can move into your new home faster? There are a few things you can do inside your home that doesn’t cost you very much and some are even free. A bit of time and a small budget to get your home show ready is all it takes most times to have your home sell faster. Paint the walls. It’s a cheap and easy way to update your hom...Read More