Explore Lethbridge, AB

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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This is a project that has been years in the making and many people thought that it would never materialize.  Although the plant is relatively small, it will serve as a great example of what can be achieved.  I am a big fan of this technology of using argicultural waste products and turning them ...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Several times this month I have viewed the membership updates that are sent out by my local Lethbridge real estate board and the official Real Estate Council of Alberta membership notices and changes.  It seems that each time a new update has arrived, there are more members leaving the industry. ...

By Liz Toles, Lethbridge Real Estate
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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I first posted this article in May of 2008 and since then, our city has grown and a few of the other statistics have changed. Here is an updated version!   If you are considering moving to Lethbridge, Alberta here is some information that may help you make your decision. Overview As of January 20...

By Liz Toles, Lethbridge Real Estate
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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If you were to ask this question to a real estate professional, they would say "Of course they exist!" But the same question posed to a member of the general public might get a much different response, likely one clouded with uncertainty. Why is it that this little tidbit of information is common...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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  Canada’s Mortgage Industry Welcomes Federal Government’s Decision to Support Home Owners Ottawa (January 27, 2008) - The Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP), representing Canada’s $900 billion mortgage industry, welcomed several announcements contained in the fede...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Canada's Mortgage Industry Welcomes Federal Budget Announcements Earlier today, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled the federal budget. Several measures affect Canada's housing and mortgage industry. Temporary home renovations tax credit of up to $1,350 for eligible home renovations and...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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The first ripples of the stumbling economy hit our community with the first major layoffs. Although not large by national or international standards, it is a rare thing to happen in Lethbridge that any major business decreases in size. Here is the story for today's local news paper: Tough global ...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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UPDATE: the integration of IDX into the blog can now be done. I just need to find a real estate partner in Calgary and Med Hat who would like some of the traffic I have been generating. I keep getting clicks for MH and Calgary as I am the localism sponsor for those cities. This is a test blog pos...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Today the National Post reported on the current situation happening in the Canadian credit market. Largely due to the drop in commodity prices and the fallout of being intertwined with the US economy so tightly, our economy is being hit pretty hard. Our local fundamentals remain fairly stable, b...

By Shaun Serafini, B.MGT
(Shaun Serafini - Mortgage Expert - All Source Mortgages )
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According to globeandmail.com, Bank of Canada is preparing to decrease its key interest rate this week in order to provide stimulus to the economy. With unemployment on the rise and inflation quickly diminishing, economists widely expect the Bank of Canada to cut its key rate by half a percentage...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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I was speaking with a 'new' real estate agent today whom told the tale of his latest client.  The client contacted him via the internet and apparantly selected him because he like the fact that he was young. (probably a warning sign right there, lol).  The client claimed to be very open in what t...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Today I finished off the stage/seat riser on my home theatre.  I started off with 3 leather seats, then went to 5, then added a 3 seat recliner with cup holders in the front and moved 4 of the existing leather seats to the back and one of them out of the room.  In the end, I have 7 seats in there...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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The global economy may be hurting, but locally things are not nearly as bad as much of the media would have you believe. Total number of homes being constructed in the City of Lethbridge declined, but this is offset partially by numerous homes being built in surrounding towns and villages. In ad...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Often in the comments that I receive from others all across North America, the most frequently asked questions are: 1. how is the real estate market in Lethbridge? 2. how are the home prices in Lethbridge? 3. how is the employment market in Lethbridge? Now while I don't think that any of these p...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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  Often in the comments that I receive from others all across North America, the most frequently asked questions are: 1. how is the real estate market in Lethbridge? 2. how are the home prices in Lethbridge? 3. how is the employment market in Lethbridge?   Now while I don't think that any of thes...

By Shaun Serafini, B.MGT
(Shaun Serafini - Mortgage Expert - All Source Mortgages )
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Why use a Mortgage Broker? •·   Power of professional negotiating expertise. •·   One stop convenience for access to numerous mortgage products. •·   Unbiased knowledgeable advice. •·   Access to unadvertised rates. •·   Work for you, not the Bank. What is the Homebuyers Plan? •·   Home Buyers Pl...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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      Housing affordability is one of the top issues on the minds of Albertans these days.  Although interest rates are at historically low levels, prices are still near historic highs.  Those prices combined with tightening lending requirements has placed home ownership out of range for many you...

By Shaun Serafini, B.MGT
(Shaun Serafini - Mortgage Expert - All Source Mortgages )
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I took some time today to take some advice from a fellow Activerainer today and created a Facebook group for my community (Copperwood - Lethbridge). This is a very good idea in order to create a network of locals from the same community to discuss neighbourhood news and events, get to know our ne...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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The Lethbridge High Level Bridge is the most significant piece of human construction in Southern Alberta.  Located in Lethbridge Alberta, the bridge spans the river valley from the west side coal mines to the east side of the coulee.  Constructed of steel in the years 1907-1909, the bridge remai...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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A hidden gem in the City of Lethbridge, Alberta, and tucked away on the west end of Henderson Lake is 4 acres of Japanese beauty.  The Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens is now almost 42 years since it was conceived and built, yet many local area residents drive by it on a daily basis without knowing o...

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