Monthly Archives March 2014

Shelina Amlani

“I am very grateful for having you represent me in the sale of my home.  From the early stages of contemplating the decision, the ups and downs, the back and forth during this time, right up to receiving the offer above the asking price. Even then, giving me space to make the decision to accept or withdraw.  This shows so much character, professionalism and integrity on your part. Your kindness, empathy and patience throughout this process made it much easier for my family and I. I have the utmost respect for you and your team. Anyone selling, buying or even
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Little Italy – $414,000

Character-filled two bedroom single family home within steps to exciting Little Italy with nearby restaurants, shops and services! This early 1900′s  home features a main level family room addition, a spacious kitchen/eat-in area, an updated furnace, wiring, and more! Versatile and practical living space. July 2013 appraisal report, ESA certificate, and SPIS on file. 30-60 day possession. Front porch charm @ 69 Poplar Street! (more info)
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Home upgrades that pay off

Painting Paint provides dramatic results with little investment. It may give people joy and the sense that brighter times are ahead. Building a deck Buyers see a deck as offering a seamless transition from inside to out. Updating the kitchen You really cannot go wrong with remodeling your kitchen, which can net up to 83 percent of the cost. People know that renovating can be a nightmare, and potential buyers will appreciate that you did the work. Replacing the windows Energy-efficient windows eliminate drafts, so your home feels warmer. Windows can net up to an 81 percent return.
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Royal LePage’s New Mobile App Breaks Industry Barriers With Draw-and-Search Feature

  Royal LePage, in partnership with award-winning mobile agency Plastic Mobile, recently announced the launch of the Royal LePage mobile app for Canadian house hunters. Available for iPhone, the new app is simplifying the property search process down to the swipe of a finger. The app’s innovative Draw-and-Search feature allows users to easily zero in on a specific geographic area of interest on a map, by simply drawing the area of choice with their finger. Upon doing so, property listings within the selected region will pop up on the screen. On-the-go house hunters no longer need to log in or fill in forms
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Ottawa Real Estate Statistics

The Ottawa Real Estate Board reported 870 unit sales in the month of February, a decrease of 3.7% from February 2013. The five year average for the number of sales in the month of February is 953 units. The number of new listings taken in the month was the same as in February 2013.  The average sale price increased.  At $353,407, it was up by 2% from February 2013 and was also up from the previous month.  The average sale price to average list price ratio is at 97.1%. The listing inventory is up very slightly by .09% above February 2013. 
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