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It's February and the long weekend Family Day Weekend! So time to get out and enjoy some Saskatoon "Sun Day, Fun Day, Brrrr Day"!

It will be COOL in more ways than one! Temperatures are going to be in the -20 to -30 range so make sure that everyone is bundled up for all the fun activities Saskatoon has to offer. This is a favourite weekend as it's been a while since getting together with family and friends during the Christmas season. Prairie people love to get together to socialize and enjoy winter activities as we "Eat Again!" Yes - we do love to feed everyone who gets anywhere near our homes!

Out comes everything from sausage, cheese, crackers to perogies, cabbage rolls and, of course, desserts.

The City of Saskatoon has a Guide to Family Day

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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 pride myself on educating clients about all aspects of real estate transactions.

When searching for homes, countless buyers will ask how long a home has been on the market.  They are typically thinking one of two things - something is wrong with the home or the price is too high. Let me clarify these thoughts.

Buyers need to know if the price reflects what is being offered.  They need to know exactly what is “wrong” with the home, every home will have its

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In case you might be thinking about the reliability of your furnace during this cold snap, I thought it would be worth sharing a recent winter disaster, avoided,

It was a -29 Deg. C on a February evening, about 11PM, just two days before we left for a week vacation in Mexico and the furnace quit working. I called Efficiency heating and Cooling and they were fantastic. They had the furnace up and running within a couple of hours. The service technician told me that the reason the furnace failed was that I was using one of those expensive washable microbial filters that after years of use and several washings become too restrictive to the air flow. He recommended that I use a pleated filter with an MERV 8 rating. MERV ratings go from one to 16 with 16

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Year over year average sale price was down 12% in January at $302,412. By comparison, the average price in January of 2017 and 2018 was $$341,260 and $344,720 respectively. The challenge with averages is that the numbers can be skewed in a given period and are therefore not a reliable reflection of pricing. For this reason, the Canadian Real Estate Association created the MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) for major cities to give a more accurate reflection of pricing trends. The HPI establishes attributes for a handful of typical housing styles; Single Family, One Storey, Two Storey, Townhouse, Apartment and a composite of all five. It then establishes a base value to each with the starting point of 2005. From that starting point, changes in value are recorded

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Year over year average sale price was down 12% in January at $302,412. By comparison, the average price in January of 2017 and 2018 was $$341,260 and $344,720 respectively. The challenge with averages is that the numbers can be skewed in a given period and are therefore not a reliable reflection of pricing. For this reason, the Canadian Real Estate Association created the MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) for major cities to give a more accurate reflection of pricing trends. The HPI establishes attributes for a handful of typical housing styles; Single Family, One Storey, Two Storey, Townhouse, Apartment and a composite of all five. It then establishes a base value to each with the starting point of 2005. From that starting point, changes in value are recorded

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