Winter Driving Safety Tips (Be Prepared)

By: Irene Bilinski

Winter Driving Safety Tips (Be Prepared)

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A road trip can be exciting and fun, but there can be emergencies on the way too. In the winter we can go from a beautifully sunny day to cold and icy weather by night time.  Of course we hope your trip is smooth sailing, but just in case you run into some unexpected bad weather, here are a few things to have in the vehicle with you just in case. Extreme Low Temperature washer fluid: F...Read More

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

By: Irene Bilinski

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

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We love to decorate our homes inside and out for the holidays. There are a few things to consider before you put up the tree or display those decorations though. Safety tips for decorating your home. > When putting out candles keep them away from trees, boughs, curtains/drapes, or with any potentially flammable item. > Put on some gloves if you are using spun glass “angel ...Read More

Congratulations to Ottawa’s RedBlacks

By: Irene Bilinski

Congratulations to Ottawa’s RedBlacks

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We are very proud of our Ottawa football team The Ottawa Redblacks who are playing in the Grey Cup today. Go Ottawa Redblacks.  You can watch them on CBC today. ...Read More

Should You Add Holiday Decorations When Your Home Is For Sale: (Ottawa Real Estate News)

By: Irene Bilinski

Should You Add Holiday Decorations When Your Home Is For Sale: (Ottawa Real Estate News)

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If your home is up for sale during the holiday season, here are a few tips for decorating while your home is on the real estate market and still feel festive; Decorations should add a bit of a hint of the holidays – but not over power your home.  While adding a few decorations can add some holiday cheer and appeal to prospective buyers and help them too see themselves enjoying futu...Read More

Energy Saving Tips That Will Save You Money (Ottawa Real Estate)

By: Irene Bilinski

Energy Saving Tips That Will Save You Money (Ottawa Real Estate)

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As winter approaches and the days and nights lower in temperature, so do our heating and electrical bills. Reduce your bills this winter with a few easy adjustments. Turn down the temperature of your water tank heater: By turning down the temperature of the water tank in your home by just a few degrees you can save each year on your energy bill. Plus you will protect your children from bei...Read More

Fun and Interesting Facts About Ottawa (Ottawa Real Estate)

By: Irene Bilinski

Fun and Interesting Facts About Ottawa (Ottawa Real Estate)

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Yes Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. But did you know that in Ottawa…. About 25% of people that live in  Ottawa were born outside of Canada. Almost half the population is under the age of 40 – that’s makes our population one of the youngest in Canada Ottawa is a multilingual city. Approximately 50% of people speak English, 32% French and the rest a mix of other l...Read More

The Advantages of Condo Life

By: Irene Bilinski

The Advantages of Condo Life

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Homeowners are realizing that “living large” doesn’t always mean bigger is better. In fact there are many benefits to downsizing to a smaller home. Whether the decision is voluntarily or you are forced to move because of a job relocation or other life event, rest assured there are many benefits to decreasing your home size. Here are a few benefits of living a “cozy life&rd...Read More

By: Irene Bilinski

Is it A Good Time to Refinance Your Mortgage?

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There are times when it makes sense to refinance your mortgage. It is however, important to have a clear financial objective in mind to be able to choose the most appropriate loan. Since interest rates are at a 40-year low, switching to a lower rate may save you a lot of money – possibly thousands of dollars per year. There are penalties for paying your mortgage loan out prior to renewal, ho...Read More

You Can Afford A Buyer Real Estate Agent – It’s Free!!

By: Irene Bilinski

You Can Afford A Buyer Real Estate Agent – It’s Free!!

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Buying a new home can be extremely stressful. You have so many things to think about in your every day life. There are questions you don’t even know to ask or forget to ask because you are only looking at what you want inside the home. Here is how you can get the home of your dreams in an area that suits you and your families lifestyle. You don’t do it alone, you hire a Real Esta...Read More

By: Irene Bilinski

The Steps To Buying A Home

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You’re buying a house. Don’t find your dream home before you know what you have to do first. It will only let you down if you don’t know the steps to buying a home first. Be prepared and you will get that home of your dreams.  Find out how much you can borrow; You can go to your bank first and find out how much you can borrow, but you can also go to a good Mortgage Broker....Read More