Tip #1 When Selling Your Home In Ottawa

May 7th, 2018
For a  property to appeal to as many potential buyers as possible, our suggestion is that any item deemed personal — from family photos and memorabilia to political or religious art, meaning anything that might distract, offend or provoke — must go temporarily into storage.

Taking a no-nonsense look at your well lived-in home and then giving it an unemotional makeover — whether by doing it you ...

Marketing Your Home In Ottawa Real Estate

January 8th, 2018

Every home has a story to tell – be it a trendy condo in Ottawa East area, or single family home it’s our job
at Team Jean Richer - Ottawa Real Estate to help you tell it! We specialize in marketing properties to put your home in-front of the largest audience.

Every listing we take gets professional photos taken, a home stager, a blog post to tell it’s story and a ton of social media exposu ...

Selling Condo's in Orleans, Ontario

December 15th, 2017
Team Jean Richer happliy sold a beautiful condo here in Orleans so a family of 3 could buy a home with a backyard and larger living space.  Your family may grow overtime and the condo or tonwhome that you initial purchased may not suit your family needs any longer.  If you are finding that your home is getting a little to tight for your family call Team Jean Richer, for your home selling and ...

Downsizing In The Ottawa Real Estate Market.

November 6th, 2017

Moving to a smaller home when you retire may seem like a good idea, however, it's not for everyone.  There are a lot of empty nesters that are still living in a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home.  Every couple moves at their own pace and some couples decide not to leave their home however a lot do. 

Over the years I've helped many older couples downsize from a larger home to a something sma ...

Spring is here and the market is heating up

April 11th, 2017

It's time to get your house ready for the Ottawa Real Estate market! It is getting busier out there. We are starting to see a lot more buyers looking at homes, multiple offers are happening and more listings are coming up on the market.  i have put together a list of my top 7 tips to get your house ready BEFORE it hits the market. 

Feel free to share this to anyone who is thinking about se ...

Inside or Outside - where should you spend more time and effort

March 7th, 2017

It might not look like Spring is ready to get here but it won't be long now. The Buyers will be out in full force looking to purchase their new home in the Ottawa area. Before putting your house on the market you really should be preparing it so that when the potential buyers look at it, they are impressed and will want to put an offer on it. The more time and effort you put into it before yo ...

Finding Tips On Your Home Insurance

October 11th, 2016

Tip On Home Insurance

We all do it! The renewal for your home insurance comes in, we take a look at it and file it away. Why do we not look into it, do a little research and get a few quotes? It is much easier to simply put it away and not do anything about it. If you take the time to get a few quotes, you might be able to save some money. It's always a good idea to get a few quotes and comp ...

How Can Your Home Sell In One Day/

October 11th, 2016

You were one of the lucky ones!! Your house sold in one day.key-214451_1280.jpg

Sometimes sellers will assume that the house was underpriced and they could have sold it for more. This is not necessarily the case if you did your homework before putting your house on the market. You met with your Real Estate Agent and discussed price, you saw the comparables and agreed to a listing price. Then you spent a lot ...

How Giving Your Outdoor Space A Wash & Haircut Can Ease Your Pain.

September 16th, 2016
When preparing a home for sale, most people focus on making the inside look as appealing as possible.
However, the outside of your property deserves your attention too. After all, it’s the first thing a potential buyer sees.

home selling tipYou can dramatically improve the appearance of your property by giving it a “wash and haircut”! Clean the driveway, walkways, and deck or patio. A pressure washer — whic ...

Discovering when we should enter our home for sale in Ottawa

September 16th, 2016

Getting your house ready for the Real Estate market can be a challenge.

One of the bigger questions is "When should I list it?" More often than not it's when you are ready! Timing the market is not always the best thing to do. It can be almost impossible. The Ottawa Real Estate market has been pretty stable in the past few years so you are pretty safe to put it up when you're ready to list.