Monthly Archives May 2012

Weekly tip – Zap microwave smells!

If your microwave still smells like the fish you cooked last week, get out a lemon and cut it in quarters. Place the lemon and a cup of water in a microwave-safe dish. Cook on ‘high’ for three minutes.
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Carlington – $369,000

Spacious three bedroom, 1.5 bathroom detached family home on a 33′ x 90′ lot in Carlington! Open concept living and dining rooms with hardwood floors (and in bedrooms too), eat-in kitchen area, and an unspoiled lower level. 4 car parking! July possession. Excellent potential @ 1403 Chatelain Avenue! (more info)
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Carleton Square – $289,000

Exceptional location in Carleton Square with no rear yard neighbours! This sun-filled END UNIT four bedroom, 1.5 bathroom family home features hardwood floors throughout the main and second levels, spacious living and dining rooms, an eat-in kitchen, and so much more! This is a well-maintained owner-occupied home, and is move-in ready! 60 day/TBA possession. Privacy and tranquility @ 409 Kintyre Private! (more info)
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Riverview Park – $389,000

Attractive, inviting, and cheerful all brick semi-bungalow on a beautiful 46′ x 110′ lot in desirable Riverview Park! This family home features hardwood floors on the main and second levels, a fully renovated kitchen and main level bathroom, updated windows, electrical, roof shingles, a new front porch, and the list goes on! Nearby schools, shopping, hospitals and OCT! 30 day/TBA possession. Shown with pride @ 233 Knox Crescent! (more info)
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Weekly tip – Defrost with your oven?

Need to defrost but have a freezer full of food? If you have a self-cleaning oven, you’re in luck! Stash everything inside, close the door, and get to work on the freezer. The oven is so well insulated that nothing should thaw for at least a couple of hours.
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April sales sailing along through spring

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,568 residential properties in April through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system, compared with 1,530 in April 2011, an increase of 2.5 per cent. April’s sales included 300 in the condominium property class, and 1,268 in the residential property class. The condominium property class includes any property, regardless of style (i.e. detached, semi-detached, apartment, stacked etc.), which is registered as a condominium, as well as properties which are co-operatives, life leases and timeshares. The residential property class includes all other residential properties. “Sales in April indicate a steady Ottawa market as we
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Redwood Park – $249,000

Nestled in a quiet court, discover this well-maintained and bright 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom condominium townhome in a very convenient location! Large master bedroom with 2-piece ensuite, L-shaped living/dining area, eat-in kitchen, and so much more! Private backyard! Choice location @ 67 Saxton Private! (more info)
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Weekly tip – Bathroom shine!

Keep a supply of fabric softener sheets in your bathroom for quick clean-ups of your tub, faucets and fixtures – they will look like new and quickly too!
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Determining the Value of Your Home

The Buyer  ultimately determines the true value of your property, …in other words what would a willing Buyer pay for your home in today’s market place given an arms length transaction.  To help determine what a potential Buyer may be willing to pay for your home,  a clear understanding of how your Royal LePage Representative assesses your Market Value will educate  you on how your sales representative evaluates your home and why the market evaluation is an essential part of helping you get the results you are looking for which is… Selling your home for the most money in the shortest time period. What is the
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