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What Home Buyers Love to See
Buyers are more likely to make an offer on your home if they see a lot of things they love about it. So what do buyers love to see? One of the main things they like to see is a lot of space. Of course, you can't change the size of your rooms, but Read More...
Century 21 - The Most Respected Brand in the Industry
Did you hear the news? Century 21 recently announced the results of a third-party survey in which consumers identified the CENTURY 21 brand as the "most respected in the industry." What does that mean for you? It means when you choose a Century Read More...
How Much Can You Afford?
Why is it so important to know how much you can afford to spend on a home? Two reasons. First, you don't want to buy a property and then find out, only after you’ve moved in, that you can't financially maintain it. That would mean having Read More...
Building a Community ... a Magical One!
At Century 21 Foothills Real Estate, we are interested not only in helping you achieve the goal of living in your dream home, but also in building a vibrant community. That's why we support and sponsor local events, businesses, and charities that Read More...
Preparing Your Home for Winter Showings
There is no doubt about it! Even if the weather is relatively pleasant, your home won’t show as well in the winter as it would in the summer, especially from the outside. Fortunately, there are many ways to make your home look more attractive and Read More...
Making Christmas Magic
Century 21 Foothills Real Estate in Lethbridge Alberta is partnered up with Columbia Assisted Living to launch The Children of Christmas Past program in Lethbridge. Our office is hosting a tree with the names and wishes of seniors and shut-ins in our Read More...
How to budget for closing costs
If you're shopping for a new home, you're probably aware that there will be some costs over and above the purchase price. It makes sense to budget for these costs so you're not surprised – and unprepared – when you get the bill. Read More...
How to Hire a Good Interior Designer
What is interior design? As the name implies, it's all about designing a living area – such as a bathroom or basement – while taking into account your needs, tastes, and budget, as well as the characteristics of the space itself. If you've Read More...
How much does "potential" cost?
When shopping for a new home, it's a good idea to try and see the potential of the property you're viewing. It may not be exactly what you're looking for "as is", but it may have the potential to become your dream home after some Read More...
Thanks Everyone!
A big thanks goes out to all my awesome supporters - I couldn't have done it without you! I placed 53 in the Top 75 Individuals by Units in Canada for Century 21 from Jan-Jun 2012! Read More...
Mortgage Changes
The changes to mortgage rules announced by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty caused a ripple effect through real estate - affecting lenders, insurers, buyers and sellers. Insurers and buyers are rethinking their financial strategy, and sellers are wondering Read More...
Inexpensive Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bill
You could get upgraded insulation installed in all the walls of your home, or buy a new high-efficiency furnace and air conditioner. These improvements would certainly reduce your energy costs – but they each require significant investment. What Read More...
Eliminating the Home Selling (and Buying) Jitters
Selling your property and buying a new home can be a potentially intimidating experience... so much so that these jitters may even prevent some people from making a move! It doesn't have to be that way. A big part of the stress of selling and buying Read More...
Do You Know the Basics of Home Security?
Most people feel confident about the basics of home security. For example: Keep all doors locked. Have a light on in the house while away. Never hide a key outside in an obvious place, like under the mat. Yet, almost a million and a half properties get Read More...
Have You Checked your Sump Pump?
Spring is an amazing time of year when a change in the weather and the budding of new plants fills everyone with a sense of renewal and hope. It's also the time of year for spring cleaning, maintenance checks on your vehicle, and of course, inspections Read More...
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