Explore Airdrie, AB

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Okay FOLKS, here something to think about.  It's just for fun... WHAT BUSINESS/COMPANY BELONGS TO THIS TAGLINE? 1.  The Uncola 2. Stronger than dirt 3. I can't believe I ate the whole thing 4.Your in good hands 5. We try harder 6. The quicker picker-upper 7. What's in your wallet? 8. Like a rock ...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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  Is your dog your best friend? Is your cat?    Either way, it is up to you to ensure that they are kept out of harm’s way!    Most of us assume that our home is the safest place for our pet, but there are common household items that can be potentially harmful to your pet – sometimes even lethal....

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Recommended REALTOR® RPR Practice Guidelines ~ Did You Know 1. When listing a property for sale where an RPR is applicable (most properties except for conventional condominiums where the building is shown on the condominium plan) an industry member should immediately enquire as to the availabili...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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The more expensive your home, the more you'll be forced to spend on home repairs, maintenance and upkeep. This is hard enough, before you factor in what you'll have to spend to keep up with your neighbors. If you buy a high-end home, you'll end up sending your kids to expensive private schools an...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Everyone these days is telling you to get a blog.  But is it right for you?  Or if you already have one...how do you avoid getting suckered in by the biggest lie involving real estate blogs? In this article I'll give you the skinny on how to use a blog for your real estate business...and quickly...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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“At the beginning of each year there are a few bridal shows in our area. I rent a space at the show and split the cost with another agent. The cost is $600 and we’re exposed to literally thousands of newlyweds who will be buying in the next few months (especially with the first-time homebuyer tax...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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                                                                                         Just as your eyes are the mirror to your soul, the "soul" of your house is mirrored by your windows. Make sure you don't neglect them when preparing a property for sale.  In fact, Feng Shui principles view th...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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The following hot home features reign supreme in today's market: 1. Large kitchens with an island. 2. Energy-efficient appliances and high-efficiency insulation and windows. (These were the most sought-after "green" features from buyers.) 3. Home office or study 4. Large laundry area/back entry 5...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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A messy neighbor can hamper your property-by as much as 20 percent off the market value No one wants to live next to the neighbor with the overgrown yard, broken stair railings, littered yard, and completely neglected property. So what should you do if you find that your property is living next t...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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1. Trim shrubs and trees in the front yard; a homebuyer should be able to see your home's architectural features (such as that beautiful picture window). Tidy up your yard; put away hoses, trash cans, etc. 2. Remove the screen door (if any), dress up the front porch with a plant (if there's room)...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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1. Make a list of all of the amenities that are close by in the neighborhood you are considering as your new residence.  Keep in mind what distances and routes to each of these places are acceptable and what are not. 2. Determine what the best features of the neighborhoods are.  This is especial...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Tips from my Website How to Tile your Backsplash in No Time   Creating a tile backsplash is a fun project that is easy to tackle, especially if you have a helper!     Doing a backsplash in tile is a two day project simply because of the drying time required for the adhesive and the grout.  This ...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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  Tips from my Website Thinking about purchasing a home of your own? Keep these critical considerations in mind: How long you plan to live in the home. If you purchase a home and get a job transfer or decide to move after only a short time, you may end up paying money in order to sell it. The val...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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  Shopping for a new home is an emotional experience. It’s also time consuming and  comes with a myriad of details. Some buyers, however, caught up in the excitement of buying a new home tend to overlook some items. Their home purchase turns into an expensive process. These errors generally fall ...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Tips from my Website Scents and aromas can have a dramatic impact on people’s emotions, otherwise, there wouldn’t be a multi-billion-dollar fragrance industry! Don’t ignore the power of fragrance when showing your home. Smoke, pet odors, and cooking smells can each dramatically impact how potent...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Tips from My Website Buying a home can be an emotional, time-consuming, and complex process. There are a few things that you can do to help make the process go as smooth as possible: 1. Check your credit.Before you apply for a home loan, regardless of your credit, it's a smart idea to obtain a c...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Tips From My Website Whether you are buying your first home, or your fifth, the process of buying a home is a detailed, time-consuming venture. At the same time, it’s an emotional period laden with difficult choices. You want to ensure that the home you purchase meets your family’s needs now, an...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Tips From My Web Site What is the best thing you can do during showings of your house?Make yourself scarce. Ever shopped in a store where the employees clearly work on commission and almost seem to lurk in the background, watching your every move, while you shop? This scenario doesn't really put...

By Bill Jones, Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos
(Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones")
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Tips from my Website Whether it’s a splash of salad dressing, a drop of barbeque sauce, or a full assault of coffee, stains happen. They happen to the cautious as well as the careless and usually when we least expect it. These tips are for washable fabrics only. Always test for color-fastness in...

By Terri Stephens, REALTOR, Calgary & Airdrie 403-827-4663
(CIR REALTY )
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Before you make your final buying or selling decision, you should have the home inspected by a professional. An inspection can alert you to potential problems with a property and allow you to make an informed decision. Ask these questions to prospective home inspectors:1. Will your inspection mee...

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