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Real Estate Agent - Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones"
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This has been an interesting year so far with plenty of opportunities for Seller and Buyer alike.    We have been fortunate in Alberta to have weathered the Housing Statrts storm and come out not only above most of the rest of Canada for Housiong Starts but even beat last years starts.   Resale h...
  Airdrie Fest 2010 The City of Airdrie is proud to present the first annual Airdrie Fest, a community festival showcasing Airdrie community organizations and businesses. Due to the overwhelming success of the "Airdrie Community Showcase" (designed for Not-for-Profit groups to do fall registratio...
In a recent article in The Globe and Mail it was reported that; "Canadians looking for homes are used to visiting the industry-funded to browse listings. But the brokerages feel the site lacks the advanced information features about specific neighbourhoods that are needed to deal with ...
439 Mountain Park Drive S.E.    $569,900-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Stunning 2 storey Home over 3000 sq. ft. of developed living space. Located in Lakeside community of McKenzie Lake . This home shows extremley well. You'll appreciate the new h...
This quaint turn of the century (1905) home awaits owners with a vision. This home offers almost 1000 Sq Ft of living space which consists of a living room, large dining room and galley style kitchen on the main floor. The second floor as two large bedrooms and a very large 3 piece bathroom with ...
Summer can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also the season that bugs like best. Here are some tips to keep pests away as the weather warms up. Stop that ant trail.Sprinkle a line of cinnamon around the areas where you've spotted ant armies. They don't like the smell and won't cr...
DISHWASHER & MICROWAVE These tips reveal how you can get more years out of your dishwasher and microwave. Average Life Span: 7-12 years Go for powder soap, not gel.Powders easily dissolve in water, while gels create buildup that can eat away at the inside of your dishwasher. Extend life: 3 years ...
  In talking to our local appliance repairman, I got some interesting insights.  Did you know that the  Average Life Span of a Gas Range is 17 Years and if your range is electric expect  15 years.   Here's some tips to help you extend the life of these expensive appliances;    Protect the control...
By finding and fixing drafts and leaks, you'll have a warmer house and save money. Here are simple fixes that'll have you cutting your energy usage - and bills - by up to 40%. 1. Electrical Outlets.Look at all exterior wall outlets by unscrewing the plates and peaking underneath. If there's no in...
Here's some quality information from my friend Terri Stephens;Did you know that the buyer will have the right to have the property inspections completed by a professional or otherwise qualified inspector?  There are no Alberta regulatory Rules that govern or license property inspectors.  There is...

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Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
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