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Every month we update this blog with useful information for home buyers and sellers. We also talk about how we have fun helping out in the community. 

Don't forget to check our news articles for the latest market updates and analyses as well.

  • what buyers look for in a house
    What Buyers Look For in a House March 10, 2017

    Find out what today’s buyers are looking for when in a home. These things can make a difference to the sale price of your home, and how long it takes to sell.

  • Ottawa’s Top Neighbourhoods in 2017 February 24, 2017

    If you’re looking to buy a new home, check out the latest info on some of the most popular neighbourhoods in the city. We also show you how to spot up and coming neighbourhoods - and which ones to avoid.

  • Help Us With Our Food Drive March 4, 2017 February 08, 2017

    Start collecting those canned goods together, because Paul Rushforth Real Estate is holding a food drive on Saturday, March 4th from 10 AM to 2 PM. We'll drive right to your doorstep to pick up your food donations. Read on to find out what these great charities need most, and how to arrange a pick up.

  • young couple with condo keys moving in
    What Should I Look For in a Condo? January 26, 2017

    Buying a condo can be a great real estate investment - if you know what to look for. Make sure your condo is a great fit for you by following our tips.

  • Couple painting home
    Is It Worth It To Renovate Before Selling My Home? January 06, 2017

    If a property sale is on the horizon, you may be wondering if you need to upgrade your home, and if you’ll get your money back when you sell. The answer is - of course - it depends. In this article, we give some great guidelines and show you how to figure out what will work for your home.

  • Realtor Holding Sign Home Sold Subject to Contract
    How to Close a Home Sale December 16, 2016

    Congratulations - you’ve found a buyer for your home! In all the excitement you may be tempted to assume the sale is taking care of itself. But there are a lot of steps you need to be on top of, even when you have a team of professionals behind you. Here’s a look at what to expect and how we help guide you through the process.

  • Mike Machargo on Selling Your Home in Winter
    Video: Should I List My House for Sale in the Winter? December 06, 2016

    In this video, our own Mike Machargo explains why winter might be the perfect time for you to sell your home.

  • Real Estate Drone Videos
    Introducing Paul Rushforth Real Estate Drone Video Tours November 24, 2016

    For beautiful homes on larger properties, a drone video tour is the best way to show off curb appeal and proximity to nearby amenities to buyers. It’s simply the next best thing to actually touring a home personally.

  • poker player making a bid
    How to Negotiate When Selling a House November 18, 2016

    The big moment is here: a buyer has made an offer and it’s time to respond. Here’s how to handle it - and what you need to avoid.

  • senior couple meeting with realtor
    How Communication Affects Your Home Sale October 21, 2016

    Communication can make or break the success of your home sale. Learn how to communicate with your agent to improve the speed of your sale and the final price.

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