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Lately I've had more and more bank apprasiers coming back out looking at the homes buyers are wishing to buy. Armed with tape measures, camera and a notepad - the jot down their impression of what the home is worth. I always come armed for what can be a nail bitting situation.  I know I've done m...
06/21/2011
So, for the first time - I had to THINK OUT OF THE BOX for an OPEN HOUSE. WHAT could I DO that was different and still stay on budget and be managble at the same time. So with colorplast signs in hand and a staple gun - I'm off on a project to promote my lisitng in the COMMUNITY  of the FAIRWAYS ...
06/21/2011
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Firstly I love animals and I have 3 cats and 2 birds.  Wish I had room for a dog - but the house is full. HOWEVER, my pet peeve is leaving a dog in the home while STRANGERS are coming to see the home. BUYERS can be overwhelmed by FIDO sniffing their crotch OR worse getting so exicted they pee on ...
06/21/2011
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Ok, so I haven't had my iphone for very long. Recently though I had an issue ALL my FONTS went SUPER big.  WHOLLY HANNAH could see them a mile away BIG. Couldn't move my icons or bring up the keyboard.  STUPID big FONTS. So I called upon 3 - teenagers -who probably would know how to fix it.  Shut...
06/20/2011
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I was watching the news this morning.  And they mentioned FACEBOOK. How many of us boast our upcoming holiday/vacation time to friends and family on Facebook.  ONLY for the world to see? Recently a friend of mine was sending photos on FACEBOOK from their iphone from Disneyland.  I thought, that m...
06/20/2011
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JULY 1st marks our CELEBRATION of CANADA Day...we get a bit older and better Our city of Airdrie puts on a Parade every year - rain or shine...and snow...yes - but we won't jinx it. This year I'll volunteer with my 14 year old son to keep the public safe and ensure they enjoy the floats and such....
06/14/2011
I did it, I had to have the "TALK" with some sellers - and backed it all up in an email to boot. YOU need to lower the price - be more realistic and come to the harsh reality of REAL ESTATE in today's market. If your home hasn't been viewed in weeks - not even a nibble or a drive by.  THEN based ...
06/14/2011
So our listing count is up, and yet there are buyers out.  Which is a good sign.   I've noticed in recent days the first time buyer is out braving a new world of HOUSE HUNTING. I spoke to a fellow REALTOR® who noticed the same trend.  Under the $250,000 price range...buyers are sniffing around. N...
06/07/2011
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So sometimes we do take our jobs too seriously.  Its business and sometimes we just need to lighten up. At least for a few minutes and perhaps sit back and breathe.  Recently a huffy Realtor® gets up in my grill over something that if they had ONLY given a few minutes more and thought about it, ....
06/07/2011
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  Ok, so I have one for you.  I was showing a house today in Airdrie, Alberta - and my buyer noticed red marks all over the white lino floors in the ensuite bathroom. We stopped and looked for a few minutes...and both looked at eachother....RED TOES!!!!  The lady of the house must drag her toes ...
06/07/2011
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