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Beware of Over-Downsizing or Over-Upsizing
Buying a new pair of shoes is relatively easy. Once you find the style you like, all you need to do is try them on and see if they fit. If they do, you go to the cash register and pay. When it comes to size, buying a new home can be trickier! Whether Read More...
Open House Questions Some Buyers Forget to Ask
An Open House is an event. And, like many events, it's easy to get caught up in all the excitement and energy. In fact, when you visit an Open House, you might even end up rubbing elbows with other buyers who are there at the same time. It can feel Read More...
Do Open Houses Still Work?
Buyers are using the internet to search for properties more than ever before. In some cases, they can even go on a “virtual” tour of a home using their smartphone or desktop computer. So, you might be wondering if the oldfashioned Open House Read More...
Selling Your Home Doesn't Have to be Overwhelming
When some people think about selling their home, they imagine all the things they will have to do: paint the kitchen, clean closets, prepare for viewings, find another home, arrange financing, start packing, etc. It can all seem very overwhelming very 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...
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...
Your Neighbourhood
How important is it to you to buy a home in a good neighbourhood? Do you know your neighbours? Do you feel safe allowing your child to walk to school or ride their bike to the playground? Neighbourhood is an increasingly important factor for many people 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...
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