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April 4, 2013 So you've decided to sell your house and you know there's a lot to do before the sign goes on the front lawn. Your real estate agent may suggest you declutter, clean and make minor repairs. They may also ask you to find all the paperwork regarding your nice basement renovation just ...
04/04/2013
April 2, 2013 Can you tell I'm spending way too much time at my computer? Calgary is having a mini boom and I'm trying to figure out why we're not having the same excitement in Okotoks!  Well, Okotoks has a very predicatable real estate market. We have a busy spring (April-June) then everyone goe...
04/02/2013
March 25, 2013 While it's true that I can help you buy a house anywhere in Alberta, there are areas that I'd be more likely to refer you to a colleague. It is for this reason that I have an extensive referral network of great agents throughout Alberta that would do a much better job of representi...
03/25/2013
March 24,2013 Woo hoo - it’s finally SPRING!  One of the best times of year because mother nature gives us a sense of freshness and rejuvenation.  One exception might be thawing dog poop in the yard, but hey … that’s just a nasty nasal reminder that we have a little maintenance to do. There are e...
03/24/2013
March 19, 2013 Have you ever wondered if maybe you'd be better off buying than renting? I had Mark Herman of Mortgage Alliance run the numbers on buying either a starter home in Cimarron or a two bedroom condo in the Mesa. Payments on the 2 story home at $305 000 would be 1392 a month ... that is...
03/19/2013
  March 15, 2013   1. There are 122 single family (SF) homes on the market as of March 13 2. Thirty five SF homes have sold in the last 30 days compared to 31 over the same time last year. 3. The average price of these 35 SF homes was 408,476 compared to 405,603 last year. 4. Average number of da...
03/19/2013
March 13, 2013 I am often asked to recommend a service provider such as a mortgage broker, a home inspector, or a lawyer. Considering the number of interactions I have with these professionals, you'd expect me to have a comprehensive list. And I do. However, I'm not making the recommendation. I'm...
03/13/2013
Welcome to the popular "Glencoe" floor plan! Located on a quiet culdesac in the lake and golf community of Crystal Green, this home is great for families. The main floor features a flex room with double doors for privacy while you work. Large open kitchen with warm wood cabinets and appliance. Th...
02/28/2013
Looking for a renovated 4 bedroom home that backs onto a greenspace on a quiet cul-de-sac? This home has had over 60K in improvements and renovations over the past few years making it move in ready. Traditional floor features combination living/dining room, main floor den with built in cabinets ...
02/01/2013
Feb 1, 2013 Canada's only Olympic gold was in trampolining so why not make it part of your weekend plans to drop by the Airborne Trampoline and Tumbling Meet this weekend in the main gym at Edison Private School located just north of Okotoks. Two of the athletes are hoping to make it to the Nati...
02/01/2013
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Karen Salmon

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