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What Affects the Resale Value of a Home

Find out the Best Kept Secrets to Increase your Home’s Worth Do you know that the average home in Canada will sell for two-thirds of its original purchase price after five years? The longer you keep your home WITHOUT RENOVATING it, the more likely it is to reduce its value …

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Find Out How Much Down Payment You Need to Put in and When to Put Down More or Less The concept of having one’s place has likely never been more alluring. A home can bring security and comfort in a world of uncertainty. If you are currently a renter, the …

The Best Time to Sell Lake Property

Listing Lakefront: How Timing Affects Value Selling lakefront property has many intricacies that you don’t want to get wrong. Understanding the target market is critical to making a good deal. You might want to know if the value of the lakefront property rises. When is the best time to sell …

Hidden Costs of Buying a House Ontario

From attorney fees to inspections, there are so many unexpected costs for first-time homebuyers. Home buying is an overwhelming experience and many first-time buyers face sticker shock when they have to pay fees at the top of fees they didn’t anticipate. In a survey of almost 3,000 people conducted by …

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Learn Where to Look, How to Apply, and Your Rights as a Landlord Looking to cash in on a second home or make some extra income? Rental properties are a great way to do that! Not only do these properties offer you the opportunity to earn extra money from renting …

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Thinking about investing in a condo? Here’s what you should know before buying one. Purchasing Ottawa condos can be a lucrative opportunity for new investors or those looking to diversify their portfolios. It provides the stability of long-term investments and allows for potential appreciation with time. However, there are two …

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Follow these tips to transform your home into an irresistible and marketable property. How to sell my house fast in Ottawa? If you have put your house on the market, you want to sell it quickly and at the highest possible price. Many buyers will inspect your house to conclude …

Best neighbourhoods in Ottawa

The high quality of living, low crime rate, and diverse population make Ottawa’s neighbourhoods a great place to live. Best Neighbourhoods in Ottawa: Ottawa is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River and borders Gatineau, Quebec. It is Canada’s political capital and home to several post-secondary, scientific, and …

Alta Vista Drive

A family-friendly neighbourhood, easy access to schools, parks, and amenities Alta Vista Drive Ottawa is a residential street in the city’s southwestern suburbs. This street connects the communities of Ridgemont, Alta Vista, and Riverview, and extends from Bank Street to Industrial Avenue in the north. For the most part, Alta …

Buying and Selling a Home in the Winter

Buying a home in the winter can be a tricky process. And if you’re selling a home during this time, it can be even trickier. But don’t worry! Our team here at Labrosse Real Estate is here to help you with your housing needs. Buying and selling a home in …

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Common Home Inspection Issues in Ottawa – Your home is often your biggest investment. You may be thinking that you can just hire a professional to inspect it for you, but there are many reasons why you should consider becoming your own inspector first. Not only will it help you …

Ottawa Real Estate Lawyer

An estate lawyer is necessary for the purchase or sale of a home since they act as intermediaries between the buyers, sellers, mortgage lenders, and governments. These professionals ensure that all details of the sale have been handled accurately at closing. It is important to involve a real estate attorney …

Make a Great Impression of your Home with these Creative Ideas

Upgrade your home with these clever curb appeal tips before you put it on the market. Curb appeal refers to making the exterior of your home welcoming, and attractive to buyers. If a home has curb appeal, it sparks confidence and joy. Better curb can help the sellers to sell …

how do mortgages work in Canada

The Ottawa housing market favors sellers in 2021 The Ottawa housing market favors sellers in 2021 Housing prices Ottawa: Ottawa is a viable choice for individuals looking for house affordability in Ontario, particularly first-time homeowners, despite a sharp increase in prices from 2020 to 2021. Building on unexpectedly strong growth …

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It can be costly to sell too quickly. Find out the answers to all your burning questions about house flipping. Flipping a house isn’t a cup of tea for everyone, but if done correctly, it can bring good profits. With several popular house-flipping television shows being broadcasted daily, it is simple …

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