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HAUNTED HALLOWEEN - Winnipeg Style - 10/31/07 11:24 AM
Happy Haunted Halloween Ghost Story - for sharing with all the goons after the candy has been sorted, sampled and gobbled. Destination - Winnipeg, Manitoba Fort Garry Hotel - book your weekend retreat today for a haunting experience.... this castle like hotel is rumoured to be haunted by a number of ghosts. The Hotel Fort Garry where stuff happens..... or does it??? 222 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0R3 Brenda Chamberlain (a Liberal MP from Ontario) was in Winnipeg for a Liberal Caucus retreat and reserved the Hotel Fort Garry room that is rumoured to be Haunted by a young man or woman - (0 comments)
Winnipeg Home Sales - Answers - 10/31/07 10:28 AM
In my last blog I shared the story of an unfulfilled experience resulting from a cab driver taking me to the wrong destination. Or at least from my perspective it was the wrong place. He was pleased with the location, it had nice restaurants, was a clean, safe area of the community. BUT -I wanted to go to the beach. What went wrong? I did not know my options, and he did not ask for clarification. Was this the result of the cab driver 'not caring' where I ended up, or his genuine desire to show me the best time in his (0 comments)
Which way to the Beach - 10/22/07 12:03 AM
A few years ago, while disembarking from a speaking engagement on a Princess Line cruise, I asked one of the ships first officers for accommodations advice. I had a day to spend in the LA, but did not want to stray too far from LAX as my flight back to Winnipeg was mid morning of the next day. The answer, he said was obvious - Vienna Beach - I could choose from a number of 'chic and shabby' beach front motels. Stepping into the first taxi in the long lineup of cars for hire, I asked the driver for accomodation advice for a short stay around Vienna Beach, happily (1 comments)
Getting Started and Getting Slated in Winnipeg, Manitoba - 10/21/07 11:28 AM
Why SLATE? I have SLATE on my Manitoba licence plate, 204-77-SLATE (777-5283), http://www.call77slate.com/ and use SLATE throughout my marketing material. Slate Communications was the name given to my marketing company for many years. (letters abbreviated from my name Sharon Lancaster). I have recently 'metamorphosed' the company - or more importantly my energies - towards pursuing my passion for Real Estate. As a Guerrilla Marketing Guru, Advertising Exec and Communications Consultant, I know the importance of building on the past in order to springboard into the future. Peeling off the Communications moniker was easy, learning about, and passing the licencing requirements for a Real (1 comments)
September stats for Winnipeg, Manitoba - 10/21/07 12:37 AM
Winnipeg Housing sales were up 2% as the dollar volume rose by 15% The Winnipeg real estate market in September performed remarkably well, with MLS® sales and dollar volume activity being the best on record for this time of year. It has been an impressive nine month run with MLS® activity setting another year-to-date best ever pace. Nearly half of the entire MLS® inventory sold in the month of September and year-to-date conversions of sales-to-listings remains high at 78 per cent. WinnipegREALTORS® recorded its third million dollar plus home sale this year in September. It is a brand new luxury home in (1 comments)
Real Estate - 10/20/07 09:41 PM
Slow and steady growth forecast for residential real estate in major Canadian markets in 2008, says RE/MAX Canadian home sales to top 500,000 in 2007 After posting extraordinary gains in 2007, housing market performance will moderate in most major Canadian centres in 2008, according to a report released today by RE/MAX. The RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook 2008 examined residential real estate trends in 18 markets across the country. The report found that while economic prospects will continue to improve next year, few major markets are expected to exceed record sales levels set in 2007. Winnipeg, Hamilton-Burlington, Kitchener-Waterloo, London-St. Thomas, Ottawa, Sudbury, Saint John, Halifax-Dartmouth, and (0 comments)
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