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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - Modern Eavestrough Ideas

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Monday, May 27, 2013 - The condo conundrum

How to know if you're ready for the big move. Many people come to me - clients and readers alike - to help them consider if they are suited to condo living. This is a particularly tough decision for families living in larger homes. But once the nest is empty and you are a couple living in a family-sized space, you may find you are ready for a change. There are many pluses of condo living, including less upkeep and ease of travelling. It may also be lonely in a big home, walking past rooms that ... Full Article...
posted in General at Mon, 27 May 2013 01:45:18 -0600

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Catering to baby boomers

Christenson Developments has found a niche catering to adults who want the option of living in bungalows they could age with. The company only builds for adults and seniors seeking an active adult community, a retirement community, or one with assisted living. ?It is the aging in place idea, where many adults and empty nesters are downsizing and want to stay in their homes as they age.? said Linda Wilkins-De Man, bungalow sales consultant for Christenson Development. ?Everything they need is on ... Full Article...
posted in General at Thu, 23 May 2013 20:33:32 -0600

Monday, May 20, 2013 - Kids and condos can go together

Location, amenities can make youngsters feel right at home. The most famous "condo kid" surely must be Eloise, who grew up on the "tippy-top floor" of the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. Technically, she lived in a hotel, but she occupied the penthouse, so it counts. Eloise may be a character in a children's book, but that doesn't mean that your dreams of raising a family in a condo can't come true. Although Canadians might associate condo living with young professionals and downsizers, people in big ... Full Article...
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Tips for Successfully Marketing Your Home - Video

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Monday, May 13, 2013 - Decorating for a new prince or princess

Whether you're a duchess like Kate Middleton or a regular expectant mom on the go, decorating for a new prince or princess is all about using every square inch. From a fantasy carriage crib costing around $19,000 to a machine that warms up your baby's wipes, there's little doubt that there are many products around to make a baby feel just like a little prince or princess. And with pictures emerging almost daily of the Duchess of Cambridge and her "bump" - including last week's snap of her ...
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Friday, May 10, 2013 - 5 Top Mistakes Home Sellers Make - Video

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Monday, May 6, 2013 - Getting your home sale or purchase right

A step at a time: Before seriously house hunting, have your mortgage financing in place, says Kent Browne, broker of record with Royal LePage Team Realty in Ottawa. Make sure you also have roughly two per cent of the anticipated purchase price set aside in cash for legal fees, land transfer tax and other expenses. Browne suggests scouting out communities before looking at individual homes: "Visit the school, go to the dog park, ask people if they like living there." If you're going rural, ...
posted in General at Mon, 06 May 2013 16:12:09 -0600

Monday, May 6, 2013 - Edmonton Market Update May 2013

Stability marks spring?s real estate activity Edmonton, May 2, 2013: With the a later than expected arrival of spring, average prices for housing in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) decreased month-over-month in April after a surprising uptick in March. The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that the all-residential price (including single family detached, condominiums, duplexes and row-houses) decreased 1.8% over March to $348,535. Compared to April 2012, the all-residential ... Full Article...
posted in General at Mon, 06 May 2013 13:33:42 -0600

Friday, May 3, 2013 - Pretty Flower Vases for Mother's Day

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