First Home? How about 10% Off

First Home? How about 10% Off It Could be a Dream-Come-True for Some The recent federal budget has some interesting news for those who dream of owning their own home. There’s new help for first-time home buyers and some consider this the boldest proposal in the new 2019, budget. After a new ruling that came…

Curious about Condo Ownership? Read On

Curious about Condo Ownership? Read On Wish You Owned a Condo? Good News for Buyers and Sellers New governance regulations, for Condo ownership, were approved by cabinet recently. “About one out of every five Albertans lives in a condo and our government has their back,” says Brian Malkinson, Minister of Service Alberta. Rules Change –…

Class Action Law Suit – Alert! KITEC Plumbing

Class Action Law Suit – Alert! KITEC Plumbing A Flood Waiting to Happen – Save Money Now – Deadline Looming It is important to take a look at the plumbing in your home. If you have Kitec plumbing, both the fittings and pipes are prone to deterioration.  It was a type of plumbing sold between…

Holiday Greetings – A Recipe – Some Jokes

Holiday Greetings – A Recipe – Some Jokes We will be enjoying our 1st Christmas in our new house. It is an incredible dream-come-true. Our young children are especially excited and are assured that Santa has our new address. Some of you may have been following my blogs about the trials and tribulations of a…

Buyer’s Market? Yes for Some

Buyer’s Market?  Yes for Some You may have notice some recent ‘Listings Alert’ emails from me. They show numerous active properties, but of interest, is that many of them show: “Price Change”. What does this mean? Is this now a Buyer’s Market? What is clear is that there are significant changes in the Real Estate…

Custom-Built Albi Home – Post-Possession Craziness

Albi Custom-Built Home – Post-Possession Craziness Our New House – What a Mess Our new house is a mess. There are SO many boxes everywhere. There is still furniture to build, TV’s to mount and we don’t know where anything is! On move-in day we we’re crazy busy trying to get the essentials setup and…

Custom-Built Albi Home – Green Tape!

Orientation Day – Green Tape Day! Albi Riverstone organizes an Orientation Day for us, a week before the date to move in. It’s a day filled with green tape. We move through the house with careful eyes trying to spot as many imperfections as we can, then stick a piece of tape on them. It…

Floors Can Be Beautiful.

Floors Can Be Beautiful Now that the protective covers are off we can admire our floors. They are gorgeous! Nancy and I are getting very excited to move into our brand new custom-built Albi home. No more delays. Move-in Date – Soon! We make arrangements with a Moving Contractor to come when we are ready…

Drywall – Whoo-hoo!

Drywall – Whoo-hoo! Before the drywall was up, light was just coming in everywhere because there were no walls!! Now we can see exactly what the natural light looks like and it’s absolutely wonderful and bright! So many windows it’s going to be expensive to cover!! Once the drywall is finished we can also start to…