10 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Alternative Uses for Oatmeal in Ottawa

Oatmeal, alas, has a reputation for being bland and healthy. But don’t overlook this versatile food! You can use oatmeal to improve your health, entertain your kids and beautify your home for rent in Ottawa. For best results, use whole-grain, steel-cut oats, also known as coarse-cut or Irish oats. For a healthy glow: Brighten your skin […]

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22 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Low Cost Festive Decorations for your Ottawa Rental Apartment

  Being on a budget does not mean your rental apartment cannot look bright and cheerful over Christmas and New Year. There are plenty of cheap and easy ways to decorate your Ottawa home and it can be a lot of fun. Just get creative with natural greenery, spray paint and recycled materials,and perhaps adda […]

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09 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ways to Keep Your Ottawa Rental Safe While You’re Out of Town

The lights and decorations are up, the celebrations have begun and there are plenty of events in Ottawa to mark the holidays.  But not everyone stays in town to celebrate the festive season, whether because they are visiting family or have opted to take a cruise.  Here are a few steps for tenants of Ottawa […]

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25 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

What Ottawa Tenants Should Know About Rental Agreements to Avoid Confusion and Dispute

Anyone can rent a property in Ottawa as long as they meet the landlord’s lease requirements and demonstrate they are able to pay the rent. To make sure that everything goes as smoothly as possible, it pays to be careful and to check all documents very carefully to avoid problems later on. If you are […]

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19 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Is it Wise to Make Home Improvements to a Rental Property in Ottawa?

If you are trying to attract “rent to own” tenants for your Ottawa rental properties, then the answer is “yes”. This type of renter is going to look more closely at your property before signing any lease-option agreement. This is understandable, given that they are going to be paying more money. If your Ottawa house […]

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12 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ottawa Apartments for Rent – Furnished vs. Unfurnished – Advice for Landlords

If you are starting out as a new landlord you may be wondering whether you should offer your Ottawa rental property furnished or unfurnished. Both options are open to you and there are advantages and disadvantages to each scenario. Here is a summary of the pros and cons of renting out a fully furnished apartment. […]

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03 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Low-Cost Ways to Increase the Value of Your Ottawa Home

Perhaps you are looking to increase the value of your Ottawa home prior to selling but are worried about the costs of doing this. There are a number of quite small projects you can undertake to help increase the sale price of your property. Often these small projects represent a good return on investment and […]

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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Getting Settled In Your New Ottawa Home

So you’ve found a great Ottawa rental for yourself and your family, the movers have delivered all the furniture and you have nearly finished unpacking. The Ottawa apartment is starting to look like home as all the familiar items are put in place, but in truth there is still quite a lot to do before […]

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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Back to School in Toronto or Ottawa: Tips for Arranging Off Campus Rentals

Getting your own apartment off-campus is an attractive prospect for many students but like all freedoms it brings responsibilities along with it. Renting an apartment on your own or with friends is more work to arrange but can bring all kinds of benefits, such as more independence, privacy and space; plus you can make your […]

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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

As rents rise, what can renters in Ottawa do?

With its robust economy, low crime rate, accessible medical care and wide range of amenities, Ottawa remains an attractive destination for renters in Ontario.                                                               […]

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