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By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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Competitive Canadians Go Green I recently stumbled across an awesome website that I now plan to spread the word about.  It's called The Green Grouch. It challenges residents of Canada to compete for the becoming the Greenest City by Earth Day 2011.  So far Grande Prairie, AB is in the lead, with ...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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A Brilliant Green Idea! Yes I am a green realtor.  I'm a tree-hugger at heart who specializes in green built homes.  I try to keep on top of all sorts of green news though.  I come across a lot of cool ideas that I want to start sharing via my blog. I read a news article about this program and ju...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Hotel Review: The Lethbridge Lodge The most famous hotel in Lethbridge would be the Lethbridge Lodge.  I recently had opportunity to visit there and decided to dedicate this blog to them.  While the Lethbridge Lodge is a little older than some of the other local hotels, it definately has the most...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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United States •   With indicators pointing to accelerating economic growth, the debate between inflation hawks and doves is heating up. •   In the pro-inflation camp, higher food and energy prices abroad, and rising inflation expectations stateside are setting off alarm bells that much higher U.S...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
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It is official, as of today I have moved my Activerain outside blog to a new domain.   I have taken the old domain that it was previously hosted on and converted that domain to a traditional website and now have created a new domain to host the outside blog.    The new domain is http://lethbridge...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Get Your Ducks in a Row - See a Lender As a realtor, it's very hard to say "no" to new clients.  Even if they want to see that $500k home and are "positive they will probably qualify".  However, to avoid ultimate dissapointment it is best to get your ducks in a row. First things first - Do You Qu...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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It is such a treat to hear back from past clients, I have to share this Testimonial: "Kristie Kruger came over with a great combination of professionalism and humor.  She knew her stuff and it comforted us to know she was handling it.  Kristie made the process a positive experience.  She helped u...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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Home Maintenance - Down Spouts In Alberta, with all of these chinooks, we wind up with a lot of precipitation and a lot of melting, throughout the entire winter.  Many people tend to leave their downspouts in an upright position throughout winter since it's not raining, but BEWARE! With the melti...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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I wanted to forward this information.  What a fabulous way to get involved, give back and network. This is from the Choose Lethbridge Website: Economic Development Lethbridge has an exciting volunteer opportunity for business leaders to become members of our board.Economic Development Lethbridge ...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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Happy February!! February can be short and cold, but it doesn't have to boring.  Below are my highlights of events you may want to check out: Arts & Culture  February 2 - 5: Playgoers of Lethbridge Presents: The Importance of Being Earnest. Show times:  8:00 pm  Tickets are $20 and are available ...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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Lethbridge Public Library There are two libraries in Lethbridge finally!!! Main Branch - 810 5 Avenue South, and The Crossings Branch - 255 Brittania Way W There are a couple events this week:  Nursery rhymes, creative play, games, short stories, songs and books for toddlers 18 months to 36 month...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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Lethbridge, AB Census Highlights A census can kinda be a bit boring to read straight through so I thought I would offer the highlights from the 2010 census for Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. City of Lethbridge has 36,413 households in 2010   Vacancy rate is 5.3%   There were 452 dwellings under con...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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Scholarship Opportunity for Canadian Students 4 Days Left - Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program Twenty $5000 scholarships are being awarded to Canadian students entering their first year of post-secondary education, regardless of their choice of studies.  Students must apply before January 31st,...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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All About Kiva Last week at our Urban Spirits Rotary Club Meeting we had a guest speaker talk about Kiva.  I was so thrilled as it is how I choose to give back after real estate transactions, so I am inspired to do a blog all about Kiva! Kiva's mission is to connect people, through lending, for t...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Controversy with the Property Inspection Clause in Alberta This is something that not alot of people know.  CREB reports: "Clause 1 of the Property Inspection Schedule states: The buyer will have the right to have a property inspection completed by a professional or otherwise qualified inspector....

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Animal Shelters It is a beautiful thing when a homeless animal finds new owners.  In Lethbridge there are currently 3 animal shelters as shown in the map below. My new favorite website is Petfinder. It is the eharmony of pet adoption.  Browse differents pet profiles and pictures online from the c...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
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When to Move Up and When to Move Down In Real Estate in Alberta we commonly use the phrases "move up" and "move down".  To those of you that aren't familiar, this is referring to selling to buy a bigger home or downsizing.  If you have ever had opportunity to study Real Estate Grids on property v...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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New Lethbridge Firestation Set to be Green You can't drive down Scenic in Lethbridge, AB., without noticing the facility being built at the corner of 4th avenue.  Construction has been going on since Spring of 2009 and city workers plan to complete the building by this year.    This firestation i...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Did you Survive Blue Monday? It was news to me that yesterday was Blue Monday.  Apparently the most depressing day of the year (the third monday in January).  People dealing with x-mas bills, cold temperatures and short days can cause a serious case of the blues.  I am happy to report that Januar...

By Kristie Kruger, Kristie Kruger & Associates
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
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Networking Idea: A Man's Best Friend? I love Active Rain for ideas.  So here I offer one of mine, proven successful. Often I find that we feel we have to network in a professional environment, somewhere where there is meetings.  Well, what about having a little fun with it? I suggest taking your ...

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