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Observations about life, living and real estate in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County and the Edmonton region of Alberta, Canada
Why I Just Talked You Out of the House You Wanted to Buy You and I have been looking at lots of homes in the Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County and Edmonton region, and we finally found one that you decided was just right.  You know I’ll work hard to get you into the house of your dreams ...
Murder, Mayhem and Seller’s Disclosure  You found your dream home in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County or the Edmonton area, agreed to buy it, and received a glowing report from your home inspector.  After concluding the deal and moving in, you learn to your horror that your dream home w...
Is Condo Living For You?   What is a condo?  Many people hearing the word “condominium” think of an owned unit in a high-rise apartment building.  But a condo can be any type of dwelling:  an apartment in a low-rise building, a townhouse, freestanding house, duplex and so on.  What makes a condo ...
Winterize Your House Before Winter Hits In the Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County region of Alberta, we know it comes every year, and we spend about half the year in winter-like conditions.  Still, it always seems to catch some people by surprise.  Take these steps now to make your ho...
Fire Safety Checklist October is Fire Safety Month in Canada.  Is your home in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County, the Edmonton area or elsewhere as fire-safe as it could be?  Use this handy checklist to find out.  (For REALTORS® this makes a handy addition to a newsletter, or a handout t...
That Perfect House Looking for a home, whether in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County, the Edmonton region or elsewhere, is a lot like looking for a mate. Each specimen you find has its own unique features, some great, some not so great – and the trick is to find one you can live with! Whe...
Picture Hanging 101 You’ve moved into your great new home in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County or the Edmonton area.  The furniture is in place and you’re ready to add those personal decorative touches that will make this house reflect you in a unique way.   Most of us enjoy having artwo...
Water Use:  Be Green and Save Gold!   Are you a water hog or a water miser?  Chances are, if you’re like most Canadians, whether you live in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County or elsewhere, you use more water than you should.  This excessive water use costs us as homeowners, in higher wat...
Summertime Home Security Tips   How security-conscious are you?  Have you made it easy for some unauthorized person to get into your home?  A year ago I posted an article on my website blog entitled “Summertime Home Security Tips”, which is just as relevant today.  Chances are most people will fi...
Top 10 Reasons to Grow a Garden This Year Never grown a vegetable garden in the back yard of your Stony Plain or Spruce Grove home?  This article, reprinted in its entirety with the permission of the fine folks at the Brazeau 100 km Kitchen Party may make you decide this is the year to do it!  Th...

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