winnipeg real estate: Winnipeg Real Estate Market - Boom or Bust? - 09/03/10 12:08 PM
Winnipeg Real Estate Market - Boom or Bust? 
Despite the downturn in the world economy and a leveling out of home values this year in Canada, the Winnipeg Real Estate Market has again remained strong in 2010. In fact, Winnipeg home prices keep rising.  
It causes many of my clients to question why we have had such an exceptional market and what the future holds.  Here are a few things to think about when we consider these questions:

Consider the Following Combination of Winnipeg  Real Estate Market Influences:
1.  Growing Population: Winnipeg population is outpacing the national average.  This last year the population grew by approximately 13,000 … (3 comments)

winnipeg real estate: Things Needed After Purchasing a Home - 05/31/10 04:55 AM
Things Needed After Purchasing a Home
Now that you've signed all the paperwork and your loan is approved, it's time to move in. But wait! Before you put your feet up, there are a few things that you will need in order to make your new house a home.  It is important to remember that there are almost always incidentals to think about when making a move.
Regardless of whether you purchase a newly constructed home or one that was formerly owned by someone else, it's important that you have the locks changed. Everyone from REALTORS® and contractors to friends and family … (4 comments)

winnipeg real estate: A GORGEOUS LAWN - HELPS YOU GET MAXIMUM VALUE FOR YOUR HOME - 05/28/10 12:18 PM
May in Winnipeg (winter'peg) means it's time to get outdoors after a long winter...and get landscaping.  One of those things that I always admire is a great lawn.  It looks good and makes a great first impression on homesbuyers when they pull up in your driveway.  Here are a few tips I have found helpful in getting the grass looking green all summer long! FIVE WAYS TO ACHIEVE A GORGEOUS LAWN
1. Water = Green:

Water is one ingredient that your lawn cannot live without, so make sure that you've got a great routine in place for keeping the … (2 comments)

winnipeg real estate: Home Fragrance, Smells, and Odors - 05/28/10 11:04 AM
Some homes can sit on the market for extended periods of time. It's not because they aren't priced well, or other factors you might suspect. It's simply because buyers are turned off by details that are often overlooked.
One of those details that carry a lot of weight is the way a home smells.
I thought I'd share some tips with you and hope you'll find it as helpful as I do.
TIPS: on Smells, and Odors 

Nothing smells better than clean!
The source of the most common problem odors: pets, smoking, cooking, and mold or mildew.
A zippered pillowcase … (4 comments)

winnipeg real estate: Getting Your Home Ready to Sell - 05/19/10 03:45 AM
Here in the Winnipeg market, I get many people asking me "how do we get our house ready to sell", or "what do we need to do before putting our home on the market?" 
Here are a few pointer I like to suggest:
Overall, there is a necessary mental shift that must take place... of no longer thinking of your house as your home, but as a commodity that you are going to be putting on the real estate market. 
Letting Go
After you've lived in a house, it becomes much more than four walls and a ceiling. It's a home and it … (3 comments)

Steve Penner, REALTOR / Owner of Moneyledgers (Royal LePage / Moneyledgers Software)

Steve Penner

REALTOR / Owner of Moneyledgers

Winnipeg, MB

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Address: 1450 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3N 0J3

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