Blog by Ken Morris

Regina Police Ride Along

July 26th, 2009 - I recently went on an overnight ride along with a friend of mine who is an officer with Regina Police. It was a great experience that gives real insight into how challanging the job is..

Just Leave a Card Thanks.

July 23rd, 2009 - - I recently encountered an over zealous Realtor leaving a personal brochure in the houses they were showing instead of the traditional business card. Wow! What are they thinking!

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Trust the Realtor You Hire.

July 22nd, 2009 - - After a lengthy interview, some resent sellers of mine still didn't seem to agree with the information I was giving them during the sales process, and that's ok.. selling your home is a process and not always a smooth one. But it's not a good idea to contact the Buyer's Agents on your own..that's why you hire a Listing Realtor.


Empty Calgary Condos

July 20th, 2009 - There has been a bunch of positive press in the last couple weeks about the Real Estate market and how the recovery is well under way. But part of that is how deep this recovery is. I believe there are signs that we have a little way to go before we can declare a full recovery....

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Don't Blame The Market!

July 15th, 2009 - I have recently run into the objection that the market is not good and that's why it's not the right time to sell or that is the reason things aren't selling. Well I just don't think that's the case... Look at the numbers, the market has changed!

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Good Real Estate News

July 14th, 2009 - -Finally some good Real Estate news is making the rounds in the National and Local media. Nice to see some balanced reporting on Real Estate for a change and not a focus on the extreme ends of the market.

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Property Tax Comparison

July 9th, 2009

Here is an interesting look at the difference in Property Tax between Calgary - Cochrane and other bedrooms communities. Thanks to Jay Hilland at Kingsmith Homes in Cochrane for putting this together.

Download the Property Tax Comparison

Micheal Jackson Tribute

July 8th, 2009 - Really nice tribute to Michael Jackson yesterday - didn't get to see it live, but it was all over the U.S news programs of course. Here is a superb preformance by John Mayer - Mike gave us some unreal music that spans generations. Best quote of the day "Michael gave up his childhood so I could enjoy mine."

Do National Housing Stats Matter?

July 8th, 2009 - - Royal LePage recently released a study that indicates housing prices are stabilizing right across the country, the exception being Calgary and some of the west... but does that matter to you if you have your home on the market right now..?

Do National Housing Stats Matter?

Realtors PLEASE leave a card when you show

July 6th, 2009 - Hi Realtors. Please leave a card in the home you are showing! It's common courtesy and really not that much to ask!

Calgary Stampede Rodeo Day 1

July 4th, 2009

Here are the results from day one at the Calgary Stampede. Watch the Steer Wrestling at about the 1:00 mark, my cousin Clayton Moore from Pouce Coupe BC took the day money.


July 3rd, 2009 - Really good news from a stats perspective for June of 2009. The Calgary Real Estate market continues to balance with sale numbers going up and inventory numbers going down. What a difference a year makes.