Seller’s Market

Let’s talk about how to present and price your house in a seller’s market. A seller’s market means that there is less inventory than buyers. The upside for sellers is that you can usually sell your house quicker and for more money than in a buyer’s market.  BUT you have to be careful, if you don’t [ … ]

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Best of Both Worlds at Applewood Estates

Have you always wanted to live on an acreage but didn’t know how to get started?  Intimidated by the building process?  Get the best of both worlds: a brand new home on an acreage five minutes from the edge of Saskatoon. You need to see this 1858 square foot bungalow!  The floorplan features three bedrooms [ … ]

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New Year, New Home!

This is the month that we make Applewood Estates our new home. And you could too!  We have several options for people who are looking to live on an acreage. Gorgeous lots and soon to be completed spec homes. What is Applewood Estates? A fully serviced acreage development boasting with country charm and the conveniences of [ … ]

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All the Pets

Did you know that different communities have different restrictions about how many – and what kind of pets you can have in a residence?  Lots of people think pet rules only apply to condos or how you handle your pets outside.  If you can’t face getting rid of fluffy when you move to a condo, you [ … ]

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Things To Do To Get Your House Ready For A Fall Sale

Always empty flower beds and cut down dead perennial plants.  Remember bare looks better than rot!  You should consider planting or placing pots with fall hardy mums.  Decorating with baskets of gourds, ornamental corn and pumpkins create an inviting and appealing front entrance. Now would be a good time to wash exterior windows and get [ … ]

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How To Pick A Builder

Are you ready to build your dream home?  Found the perfect lot but don’t know where to go from there? Start by talking to your agent.  She will have a grasp on the best reputed builders in town!  First of all, you want to avoid builders who have poor reputations for after-build service or poor-quality [ … ]

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Lake Property/Recreational Property

If anything pandemic and closed borders have taught us, it’s we can look to our own backyard for our physical and emotional rejuvenation. Saskatchewan has over 1000 lakes and many make great vacation destinations. Sometimes buying an existing property isn’t in the cards: we can’t find what we want. What we do find hasn’t been [ … ]

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Preparing Your Mind to Sell Your House

One of the first things I say to sellers is don’t get insulted by any offer. It is not the buyer’s intent to ridicule you. I’ve actually told people, “Look, the offer is $50,000 less than your asking price. Fine. We can counter. Now if they told you your child is ugly, then you can be insulted!”  Remember you’re [ … ]

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Small Repairs

Ideally, we all keep our homes well maintained and do our touchups and small repairs as we live our lives. Right. Let’s face it, sometimes that doesn’t happen. You want to get the best price for your home, so it pays off big time to take a hard look around. Get at those little jobs and fix [ … ]

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A Christmas Story

I’ve always had a big thing for Christmas. I think it’s because no matter how much money or how little money my parents had, somehow they always made Christmas seem so freaking magical! I met my husband one March and by November that year, he had a pretty good idea of how important Christmas was [ … ]

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