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By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Lethbridge Mortgages for dummies!   If your looking for the next big best seller in the whole niche of Lethbridge real estate and mortgages, you might want to check out this great new release! Of course, this is the only copy, so you might have to message me and borrow my copy.

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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The City of Lethbridge released their official 2011 census results today. The city showed a population of 87,882, an increase of 1.41 per cent over the 2010 municipal census numbers. The strongest growth occurred in West and South Lethbridge with 664 and 362 new residents respectively. The North...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Lethbridge Real Estate Photo Courtesy: Robert W. May     Title: Sunset on New Havana   Just got an email from one of our private lenders.  They are offering a unique product which basically amounts to 85% financing for clients with slightly bad credit or otherwise challenged mortgage application...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Lethbridge Real Estate Update   Well we are now into June 2011 and the Lethbridge real estate market is entering it's busiest part of the year.  There are LOTS of properties on the market.  The excess supply is keeping downward pressure on prices and so only the Lethbridge homes for sale that are...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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The Bank of Canada sets a minimum qualifying interest rate for consumers who are applying for a mortgage.  This applies to all mortgage terms of less than 5 years.   What this means to you as a consumer is that if you are applying for a mortgage and want to take a 5 year term, you must qualify at...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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I am asked by both clients and Lethbridge real estate professionals on a weekly basis for information and advice regarding basement suites.  This is a very serious issue here in the Lethbridge Alberta real estate market as our basement suite marketplace is prime for investors who are looking for ...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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TSX -57.15 Fri to 13,595.12 (Reuters) as most TSX sectors backed off amid another flare-up of worry over the European debt crisis. The TSX played catch up to losses that piled up on stock markets around the globe after S+ P's lowered its outlook on Italy's A-plus sovereign-credit rating from sta...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Lethbridge Real Estate - Paradise Canyon Golf Course Condo For Sale   Check out this new Lethbridge listing.  Golf season is upon us and the course at Paradise Canyon is looking good as usual.  You do not need to fly to Arizona or some other awful place to enjoy the scenery and lifestyle of livin...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Lethbridge real estate - New Listing Some of the best deals in the local Lethbridge real estate market are sold long before they ever get listed or publicized.  In fact, our local newspaper print publication is actually composed of data that is a week old or older, as such the chances are very sl...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Powers of Attorney and Real Estate Powers of Attorney can be both a huge risk as well as a tremendous tool in real estate. Here's the big question: When is the use of a Power of Attorney appropriate and when it is not? We realtors can not simply accept a client's assurance that they have the auth...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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I Sold This House in Raymond AB, Now I Want to Donate As you may already know I fully support Kiva.  I start one loan for every real estate transaction.  It has been a great privilege to follow the progress of the recipients of the loan.  For those of you not familiar with Kiva, it is a non-profi...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Yard Waste Recycling in Lethbridge, Alberta Well we haven't had a heck of a lot of snow free days, but as soon as they hit, you may be out in your yard.  Hopefully you own a compost, but the average homeowner typically can't compost all of their yard waste, with our short seasons.  The City of Le...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Cell Phone Numbers Distributed to Tele-Marketers In Canada, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies this month and so, you may start to receive sales calls on your cell phone. You will be charged for these calls. To prevent this, go to the National DO NOT CALL list. I...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Rainbow Realty - Lethbridge Real Estate Review "Recently we used Robert May of Rainbow Realty in Lethbridge Alberta to help up sell our home.  We found that Robert's advice really helped up achieve the maximum value for our property and to sell in the quickest amount of time possible.  Despite th...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Deposits Made When You Buy a Home In Albertan real estate a deposit must accompany an offer to purchase contract.  Sometimes realtors take it for granted that the clients know all about deposits, but this blog is for all of you out there that would appreciate a breakdown of how deposits work. In ...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Rotary - Urban Spirits Lethbridge Nearly 2 years ago Lethbridge launched a Rotary club called Urban Spirits.  I am including our Facebook link HERE!  Today is our first annual Urban Spirits Masquerade Ball.  We will be enjoying a four course New Orleans style dinner, cocktails, and live music whi...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Combat Fuel Prices by Car Pooling Sure you may know friends, neighbours or family that lives nearby that you can car pool with, but what if you don't? Good news for Lethbridge residents! City of Lethbridge website announces: "The City of Lethbridge, in partnership with Carpool.ca, offers a free c...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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I just read in a news release today at Lethbridge City Council, an award was presented to Mayor Dodic and City Council in recognition of the Parks Department's 2011 Consulting Engineers of Alberta -Award of Excellence in Community Development. "This is an exciting award for the City of Lethbridge...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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Here is your Weekly Bottom Line!   Highlights   United States •   President Obama released his new budget proposals on Monday.  The plan calls to cut $1.1 trillion from the deficit over ten years.  The budget does not, however, address rising entitlement costs. •   Inflation moved higher in Janua...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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A Home Sold = Another Kiva Loan I recently had another closing and am thus able to start and continue another Kiva loan as I pledged to do towards the beginning of my career.  For those of you that aren't familiar with Kiva, it is a micro-finance organization that helps you loan to entrepreneurs ...

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