Essential Apps For Homeowners

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

Essential Apps For Homeowners

Tags: application, home, homeowners,

This month’s issue of The Essential Apps Report features six remarkable apps that every homeowner should have. They help with real issues that most of us face many times every year.  For instance, there’s an app that lets you inventory all your possessions, and another that ensures you have easy instant access to the owner’s manual of every appliance in your home....Read More

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

Marching Into The Spring Market

Tags: spring market, spring fever, real estate

Check out our Spring newsletter! Want to get on our mailing list and be the first to receive our newsletters at your front door OR in your email inbox? Let us know! info@cbhottawa.com https://dmsconnect.cld.bz/Courtesy-of-Wendy-Cheung-Craig-Barton-Hill ...Read More

Spring is Here!

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

Spring is Here!

Tags: Spring, Ottawa, Homes, Sellers, Buyers

Spring is the perfect time to clean house — both literally and figuratively. As you emerge from winter hibernation, here are some tactics to help both your health and your home get ready for the new season. DO SOME DECLUTTERING Clutter in the home has been linked to increased levels of anxiety. No, you don’t have to go full Marie Kondo. But why not get rid of clothes you haven’...Read More

High Tech Home

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

High Tech Home

Tags: Sellers

Smart homes feature options that integrate cutting-edge technology to make living easier, more secure, and more comfortable. Just like any other home features, technology can either be a burden or an enhancement and can always be changed. Here are a few we really...Read More

Thinking of Selling on Your Own?

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

Thinking of Selling on Your Own?

Tags: real estate, For Sale By Owner, Selling

Thinking of selling your home? Great! Do you know where to start? First off, you need to decide whether you will hire a professional, or take the route of selling on your own. Buying and selling a home is most likely the biggest transaction of your life - how many people do you know that owns something more expensive than their house? This is the reason it is important to use a professional. As ...Read More

Home Resolutions

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

Home Resolutions

Tags: Sellers

Now it’s resolution season; have you created your goals for 2019? Many of us have vowed to start using the gym more often or start saving more money, but it’s also a great time to think about how you want to improve your home this year. Need a little inspiration for a home resolution for 2019? Here’s a checklist of project ideas, ranging from small to large, to get your wheels tu...Read More

2019 Decor Trends:Florals For Spring? Groundbreaking.

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

2019 Decor Trends:Florals For Spring? Groundbreaking.

Tags: Home, Decor, Decorations, 2019

With the arrival of a new year brings new home decor trends. Whether you plan on selling your current home, or plan on staying forever, it is important to stay up to date with today's style. Take a look at our top home decor trends for 2019. 1. Painting Floor and Wall Tiles No paint, no gain. Rather than tearing up floor tiles we’re here to paint them – that’s the messa...Read More

Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips

Tags: real estate, ottawa,

Need Some Holiday Shopping Tips? If you still have a lot of holiday shopping to do, here are some great tips for making your life a little easier and more affordable this season.  There are many apps and websites that make holiday shopping more affordable. One is Flipp, which is an app. It lists deals and flyers at nearby and top retailers, both online and in-store, and can save you big buc...Read More

10 Winter Tips For Homeowners

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

10 Winter Tips For Homeowners

Tags: ottawa, real estate, winter

  1. Make sure you have carbon monoxide detectors -- and smoke detectors -- with working batteries. December and January are peak months for carbon monoxide poisoning, but less than one-third of homes have detectors. 2. Clear out the area around the vents, and remove snow and ice from the pipes. Intakes and exhausts on furnaces and hot water heaters, especially in homes built within the pas...Read More

Wendy's Favourite Things!

By: Wendy Cheung & Craig Barton-Hill

Wendy's Favourite Things!

Tags: christmas, real estate, ottawa

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