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It's Mother's Day weekend and there's no shortage of special events happening in Saskatoon to celebrate our moms! 

Mother's Day Concert

Join the SSO to celebrate mothers on their special day!  They're putting together a concert of charming chamber music, including a string quartet rumoured to have been written by Mozart while his wife, Constanza, was giving birth! More details.

Mother's Day Crepe Partea

An elegant mid-morning gathering in honour of Mother's Day.  Enjoy an assortment of sweet and savoury crepes made by Crossing Cultures Catering.  Coffee and a variety of tea will be included as well as a complimentary mimosa.  More details.

Mother's Day Brunch

Take Mom to the German Cultural Centre for their annual Mother's Day Brunch!

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As an award winning Century 21 Fusion SASKATOON REAL Estate agent I know Saskatoon, Warman and the surrounding area extremely well. I take action to sell my client’s homes. I strive to find them the perfect new place to live while negotiating the best terms and price possible. I love what I do and I take great pride in providing excellence in customer service to all of my clients. I feel blessed to live in Saskatchewan and I am a TRUSTED SASKATOON REAL ESTATE Agent .

Home staging is about emphasizing the features of your home to increase its appeal to buyers.  It is easy to tidy up and hope for the best, but more often than not people lapse into a certain comfort level with their homes.  Knickknacks start to pile up and sometimes decor hasn’t been

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Buying a home is typically a very exciting time for most people, whether you’re a first time homebuyer or this is the fourteenth time.

Many people think of the basic costs like legal fees, GST (in some cases), property tax adjustments, the cost of movers, set-up fees for utilities, new window coverings, etc.  If you’re a first-time homeowner you should also consider home maintenance costs like purchasing tools, a lawnmower, etc. You may also have to consider some major costs like replacing flooring, windows, or roofs.

On the opposite side, some buyers may gain a cost-benefit from purchasing a new home.  You could purchase in a development that has a fitness center or swimming pool - so no more gym membership or transportation fees.  

Next, you’ll

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Interested in buying a home that is for sale in Warman but you are not sure if it will be a wise purchase? Need some guidance as to what really counts when choosing from real estate listings in Warman and surrounding areas?

You’re not alone – every homebuyer goes through the same process when buying a home. Such a momentous decision can create uncertainty. The aim is to make a good choice and pick a great home from those for sale in Warman, but the unknown can bog one down.

Fortunately, by asking a few key questions, you will learn much of what you need to know when buying a home. Here are three questions to definitely ask when browsing through real estate listings in Warman and surrounding areas.

Three Questions You Should Ask When Buying a Home

What is the Condition of the Home?

When

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You want to buy a home – perhaps you want a condo or maybe a traditional single-family home – You have been searching through seemingly endless websites full of properties for sale and at times have felt overwhelmed. So how do you sort through all the options and find the perfect home for you?

Finding a home or condo amidst the hundreds of real estate listings in Saskatoon and surrounding areas can seem daunting, but selecting from the best properties for sale is easier than you may think – especially when you follow these tips as you prepare to buy a home.

How to Easily Find the Best Real Estate Listings in Saskatoon and Surrounding Areas

Know Your Price

Without a doubt, searching by price is an important component to searching properties for sale. You can find a home or condo faster with a price search than with any other

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April housing demand in the Saskatoon region was the strongest in three years, as sales jumped 18 per cent over the same month of 2018.

The Saskatoon Region Association of REALTORS® (SRAR) reported 513 sales on the MLS® system, up from 433 last April and 414 in 2017. Those sales generated a dollar volume of $169.6 million, up 12 per cent from last year’s $152 million and 14 per cent from $147 million in 2017. Year-to-date, sales are up seven per cent to 1,440, as compared to 1,342 in 2018 and 1,368 in 2017. Dollar volume is up three per cent to $460.2 million from last year’s $447.8 million.

The spring market usually brings an increase in listings, and April followed that tradition. Listings rose four per cent to 1,295, although year-to-date listings are

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Here are important questions to ask upon selection of a home inspector:

How do I find a home inspector? The yellow pages, association websites, home trade magazines are great sources. Ask friends or family members, even your real estate agent may have suggestions. The only relation home inspectors should have is to their professional association and the homebuyer.

How long has the home inspector been in business? The more experienced a home inspector is, the more they have seen and are more likely able to detect any less than obvious problems. Seasoned, professional home inspectors will be full-time home inspectors, not renovators or contractors.

What are the home inspector’s qualifications? You should look for people who belong to a provincial

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