Blog by Ken Morris

Can You Handle The Truth?

September 28th, 2009

Here's the thing. Sometimes Realtors have to deliver bad news at a property evaluation. Many times the Seller's expectations or needs are not in sync with the market, but do you want me to make you feel good, or be honest? If you would like to comment please e-mail me at Info@RobReynar.com

A loss for Calgary Real Estate

September 24th, 2009

Some very sad news about the passing of George Loades. George was a past CREB president and Honourary Broker with Coronation Realty. He was a member of CREB for 40 years and was well known as an exemplary long time instructor.

Be Careful with RE Stats

September 22nd, 2009

We all get Real Estate Stats from many different places. I'm a big fan, but even I admit you have to be very careful when using them. After all, they can be very misleading.

Annual Food Bank Fundraiser

September 21st, 2009

Fall is here! That means Pumpkin Giveaway time for the Cochrane Food Bank and the Royal LePage Foothills Shelter Foundation. Come and grab a pumpkin, bring a cash donation or a non-perishable food item. We will also be serving Hot Dogs so bring your appetite! Saturday October 24th from 10 to 1. #1 201 Grand Blvd. Cochrane Alberta T4C 1C8

Who's Looking After You?

September 5th, 2009

http://www.robreynar.com/ViewBlog/433/ - Much is made about Realtors being in Dual Agency and representing both Buyer and Seller, but what if your Lawyer is in the same situation? Some things to think about if the Lawyer you choose also represents the other side of the transaction..  

What You Can Buy For $250K

September 2nd, 2009

Here is a really neat article from the New York Times on what you can buy in some U.S markets for $250,000... Not in Manhattan of course!!

CLICK HERE FOR THE NY TIMES STORY   PDF VERSION What You Can Buy 

 

 

August Stats Update

September 2nd, 2009

http://www.robreynar.com/ViewBlog/431/ - Another strong month for the Calgary and Area Real Estate market. Sales numbers are up nicely, and inventory is balanced.. There are some possible warning signs however that we should watch, one of them is a looming Federal Election.

It's Designated Agency Time

September 1st, 2009

http://www.robreynar.com/ViewBlog/430/ - Royal LePage Foothills is the first Brokerage in Alberta to become Designated Agency, what does that mean? It means that Dual Agency will only apply to RL Foothills Realtors when they sell their own listings. That is an important change for the Real Estate consumer and one that should catch on.

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