Blog by Ken Morris

MONTERRA AUCTION

April 30th, 2010
 

The Lot auction in Monterra on Cochrane Lakes is just a couple of days away.. Here's a storey that ran on CTV Calgary about the sale.

Here is a link to the available lots.

The Auction goes on May 2, 2010 at the BMO Centre on Stampede Park 2:00pm

I will be there and update how things go.. I will be updating my Twitter Status from the Auction so follow me @RobReynar

 

NEW MOBILE SITE

April 30th, 2010
We are very proud to announce that our mobile site is up and running and superb! Full details to come in a video blog... here's a sneak peek. 

Mobile Site 

 Thanks to deBruyn Design for their terrific innovation and hard work! 

 Go to www.MorrisReynar.com on your mobile device. iPhone users tap the + sign to drop the site on your home screen.
 

HST BAD FOR BUSINESS

April 29th, 2010

 
Ontario and BC home buyers and sellers are in the final days of a non HST world. The added tax will have a profound impact on the way business is done and how much it costs to do it..

HST Bad for Business Blog Transcription

Hey there, Rob Reynar here. Just wanna talk about some dark clouds that are n the horizon for BC and Ontario residents as those provinces get ready to introduce the H ...

HIGH END HOUSES SELLING

April 28th, 2010


 
The Million Dollar plus market is soaring right now right across the country, but does that mean we can sit back and enjoy a full market "recovery"? Not so fast.

High End Houses Selling Blog Transcription

Hey there, Rob Reynar here checking in. Lots of talk in the last couple of days about a news report after a study by RE/MAX that the high end market is really driving part of the real ...

BOW RIDGE WALL UPDATE

April 27th, 2010

 
The studies are done and the verdict is... NEW wall for Bow Ridge. Stantec Engineering is recommending a complete redo of the retaining wall that sits between houses on Bow Ridge Drive.

BOW RIDGE GEO TECH FINAL   BOW RIDGE APRIL 2010   April 15 Open House presentation boards.pdf

BOW RIDGE WALL BLOG 1

BOW RIDGE WALL BLOG 2

BOW RIDGE WALL BLOG 3

Bow Ridge Wall Update Blog Transcription

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NEW AD SUCKS

April 22nd, 2010
 
Wow, I can not believe the negative reaction to the new HOW REALTORS HELP® ad that is currently running. So many people have told me what a head scratcher it is... I have to agree....
 

New Ad Sucks Blog Transcription

Hi there! Rob Reynar checking in. Quick message for the Canadian Real Estate Association today. Poll the latest ad promoting how REALTORS® help. I just can't tell you how m ...

FSBO HELP

April 21st, 2010
 
Really interesting turn of events in the Canadian Real Estate Association with the Competition Bureau. A For Sale By Owner group has backed CREA saying there is choice in the market and nothing needs to be changed.

FSBO Help Blog Transcription

Hey There! Rob Reynar here checking in. Very interesting turn of events in the Canadian Real Estates Association's fight with the Competition Trib ...

TRADEMARK TROUBLE

April 19th, 2010

 

A couple of my colleagues have been pestered in the last two weeks about the use of the REALTOR® and MLS® trademarks on their advertising and websites... With all the issues around the current competition bureau fight, is this really what CREA should be spending it's time and money on?

Trademark Trouble Blog Transcription

Hey There! Rob Reynar here. As you know we've been in this massi ...

BANK REPO THOUGHTS

April 15th, 2010



I recently showed a property in foreclosure. There are some issues to consider when thinking of buying a property that's being sold off by the bank.
 

Bank Repo Thoughts Blog Transcription

Hey there! Rob Reynar here, not a terrific property from a condition stand point that I'm in today. I'm actually in a foreclosure property. This is an acreage listing that is just outside of Cochra ...

MULTIPLE OFFER TIPS

April 14th, 2010

 
Many buyers are afraid of getting involved in competing offers, they feel they will pay too much for the given property. Not always the case, there are many other important elements in an offer that should not be overlooked.

Multiple Offer Tips Blog Transcription

Hey there! Rob Reynar checking in. Just wanna do talk about a really neat situation that happened yesterday. Multiple offers o ...

COOL HOME INSPECTION

April 7th, 2010


I have always been a big believer of the home inspection process. This is one of the best tools I have seen and inspector use. Dan Merrell from Accu Home Inspections uses a heat signature instrument to find ...

OTD Testimonial for the ASR

April 7th, 2010

 

Just a quick testimonial today for the Association of Saskatchewan Realtors about how Outsourcing Things Done has changed the way I do business. Having a low cost Virtual Assistant has been a huge asset to Morris - Reynar & Associates. It allows Ken and I to focus on our Real Estate Business and most importantly, our clients.

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Part Time Realtors

April 2nd, 2010
 

I have blogged on this in the past and got some VERY strong feed back... But I was thinking about it again today...

Part Time Realtors Blog Transcription

 

Hey There! Rob Reynar here checking in. I am actually out bright and early this morning, picking up a deposit cheque on a deal that did not come together. Unfortunate for my buyer that it didn't come together but hey sometimes th ...

Monterra Auction

April 1st, 2010
 

Here comes an opportunity in Monterra on Cochrane Lakes. The Developer is dumping some lots in their inventory via auction... Details to come...

 

Monterra Auction Blog Transcription

 

Hey There! Rob Reynar here checking in. Really interesting piece of information today. Just got word today that the developer out in Monterra Medallion Developments is auctioning off some fifty-five re ...