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By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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When you think of the Real Estate Market - its not always bright.  The economy, what the dollar is worth and interest rates all factor in. LOTS in Airdrie, Alberta really do range in price.  Starting at $147,900 to over $220,00.00 for a residential lot for a single family home. I haven't seen the...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Thinking of giving back this Holiday Season - I wondered what could I possibly do? I've been blessed with so much, and with wonderful clients - I listened to my heart. Recently I sponsored a puppy with the Alberta Guide Dog Servies - the thought of helping someone in need of a guide dog, and know...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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If you're like many of my clients, you have a wish list of things you'd like to accomplish in the next year.  That's what makes January exciting.  You know you have the whole year ahead of you, more than 5,500 waking hours, to accomplish your goals! If  I can help with any of these goals or plan...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Ever wonder what REALTORs do when they actually have spare time?  First of all spare time is time that we are not working with clients which often can be 12 hours a day during the busy times.  However, most take time out to help make a difference in the community providing assistance to the need...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Have you been elfed?  Changed into a prancing Reindeer - with all the applications out there you can pretty much do anything to your photo or anyone elses for that matter. Okay, so I have to admit I do tend to have some fun with these applications.  Just look at my photo.  I think the earrings ar...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Considering the new wave of online "OPEN HOUSES" I made the purchase of a new MINOHD Flip Video Camera.  Easy to use - my 13 year old is my camera man.  Upload the video to Youtube or Facebook and voila.  YOU HAVE your "OPEN HOUSE" for potential buyers to see. You can link it to Twitter, and go b...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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A client of mine who is a teacher, was telling me the other day about a FREE Web App that can be used by Children or Adults to create Word Art.   Hmmm, Word Art is that something embedded into MS-Word?  Nope, its a fun way to create a bunch of words about you or your Family or the Classroom or Bu...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Do you tell your sellers what you spend per month on your advertising? I recently did a comparison on this cost per month.  DID YOU KNOW, that the average per month in print ad costs are around $700.00 per month for the average REAL ESTATE AGENT. Mind you this is in a smaller population based cit...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Having just received the ipad, its still something new to play with.  A bit addicting - but I have managed to put it down and do other things. Now, since our MLS system here in Canada and our Realtor Site is all Microsoft based, I wondered how can I access it on my ipad? So with a little research...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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You don't have to FREAK out when it comes to video cameras.  The latest trend seems to be everyone is video journalling or video taping themselves while driving offering snippets of Real Estate tips. It doesn't have to be that hard, or heck don't follow what everyone else is doing.  I like to be...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Well, winter has hit now in the North Country Fair, but before it hit the October sales stats show a decrease in the price of homes that are selling.  The seasonal sales curve indicates that we should see an increase in the number of home sales in October, however, this has not proven to be fact....

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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  Exposing yourself out there in the world of the Internet, I believe is key for today's Real Estate Business. Keeping it business is also a huge element that cannot be overlooked.  Don't put it on the Internet if its not appropriate.  Can you just imagine the kids today applying for a job in th...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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I don't know about you but over the last several years - on a daily basis I get emails from supposed Real Estate Guru's offering their help: -In a down market - In an up market - Attract more buyers or Sellers - FSBO or Expired Listings Help The last one I received was "don't chase sellers" have ...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Well its officially open for Business - Our BRAND NEW AIRDRIE COSTCO After the Grand Opening Weekend - I finally ventured over to see what the NEW store was all about. Greeted by friendly staff, getting my membership card and photo in no time flat.  I breezed on into a shoppers paradise. Large sc...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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I was just reading a Blog from an agent on Activerain.  Where she bent over backwards to help find a first time home buyer a home.  She negotiated a great price, had the seller cover closing costs, plus gave some of her commission back to them.  ( they even had some furniture thrown in the deal ...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Keep this Halloween a Happy Halloween!   Halloween safety is easily overlooked with all the activity, fun and merriment, lets look at a few things you can do to keep this Halloween safe for your family, friends and neighbors. 1. There will be lots of Ghosts and Goblins coming up your path and may...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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As a local REALTOR I've had the pleasure to work with many local home builders over the past years. Basically, that's how I got my start in the REAL ESTATE business.  I worked as an assistant in a show home and then to an Area Manager. Having my REAL ESTATE license benefitted my clients (one stop...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Well I found another way to show off my listings. Easy to use and impressed the heck out of me.  NO I'm not a computer geek AT all.  Check it out - Let me know what you think.  TRY IT   http://animoto.com/play/kfQ1dnRAcNzuevTsL6rOaw   I'm not a computer geek - but its easy to use

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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During this transition, your current Facebook Marketplace listings in Houses will remain on Facebook Marketplace until they expire. As of October 20, you can continue to post multiple listings at the following rates: · Unlimited listings for $500/month; • Tiered Packages for independent agents av...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Here we are in the Fall Market, Sales during the month of September have shown their typical rebound from July and August indicating a resurgents in the seasonal sales market.  While sales are up from the summer which is expected, sales are also up from the 2009 statistics.  This improvement seem...

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