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Watch How to Build your Business with Online Reviews with Debra Trappen

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Watch How to Build your Business with Online Reviews with Debra Trappen

Creating a stellar business and brand reputation requires many things including focus, tenacity and a solid investment of time. As a real estate professional, you desire and value a positive reputation in your community and work hard to build and maintain it. You love what you do and believe it shows. Ideally, you ... more

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Boost Your Digital Footprint with Online Reviews

  Over the past couple of weeks, the topic of online reviews has been getting a lot of attention from some pretty big names in the real estate industry: Prominent creative branding firm 1000watt recently pushed A Five-Star Future in blog in which the author discusses just how large of a role online reviews pla... more

Let’s Connect at Inman Connect SF 2015!

   Our industry is changing rapidly, affecting how we do business. From quickly evolving technology to the emergence of a new generation of home buyers, change is abound and it us up to us to share knowledge and leverage current trends. As Real Estate professionals, we know that it is our network, relationships and... more

How to promote yourself with Social Media

Your personal brand is what drives your business. This makes its promotion vital to your success as a real estate professional. You want past clients to be talking about you and you want prospective clients intrigued by what you have to offer them. All-in-all, you want to be at the top of the list when someone is loo... more

Incredible day of learning at reBARcamp Calgary 2015

      It was a great pleasure attending the Real Estate REBarCamp today in Calgary. In fact, I am so glad that I made time for this camp, because the lessons and knowledge that I learned were incredibly valuable. Over the course of the day, I was exposed to many real life stories and hands-on expe... more

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Picking a Real Estate Lawyer

Congratulations on your new purchase! Now, time to deal with all the various legalities to owning your beautiful home. Finding a good lawyer is very similar to finding a good doctor. Just like how you need to see a specialist for your heart, you will need to seek a specialist for your properties. For real estate issue... more

findperfectneighbourhoodSeptember 11, 2014

What questions should I ask when looking for the perfect Neighbourhood?

  They say choosing a neighborhood is like choosing a spouse. You have to like and love it – after all, it’s great to have them for keeps. So, how does one choose a neighborhood? What are the right questions to ask about a neighborhood? COMFORT and SAFETY First off, ask yourself how comfortable you feel ... more

cottagebuyingAugust 3, 2014

Top 7 Things to Consider when Buying Your First Cottage

For many old souls, living in a cottage by the woods near the lake is the ultimate old-fashioned childhood dream. What’s not to love about cottage life? A cozy country cottage with old-house vintage charm -- wood-plank floors, refreshing old-fangled kitchen with oak beams, a flower garden, a vegetable patch and a d... more

Indoor DIY BlogApril 14, 2014

Simple Indoor DIY Projects For Your Home

    With spring right around the corner, you might be thinking about sprucing up your home. However, it may not yet be time to work in the garden or on other outside endeavors. If cabin fever is setting in, this is a great time for indoor improvements to brighten your living space and get you warmed up to work outs... more

t1 tax formOctober 7, 2013

What is the First-Time Home Buyers Tax Credit?

  Are you excited to purchase your first home? You should be! It marks the beginning of a new chapter in life and is one of the biggest purchases you will make in life. You should also be excited to know that the federal government introduced the First-Time Home Buyers' Tax Credit as part of "Canada's Economic Plan" ... more