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Kelowna Real Estate - December 21, 2007

December 22nd, 2007
NEW LISTINGS
654 DEHART ROAD........$434,000.
 
1101 HILLCREST STREET.......$324,000.
 
205-315 WHITEHORSE LANE.......$359,000.

Merry Christmas!

December 22nd, 2007
Merry Christmas 2007!

GENERAL COLIN POWELL SPEECH

December 17th, 2007

A LEADERSHIP PRIMER – LESSONS ABOUT LEADERSHIP
 
LESSON ONE –
Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off
 
LESSON TWO –
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.  They have either lost confidence that you can help them or have concluded that you do not care.  Either case is a failure of leadership.
 
LESSON THREE –
Don’ ...

$150 Million Westin Project Appears to be Dead

December 17th, 2007

Deposits have been returned to pre-buy investors in the Kelowna Westin project leading people to speculate that the project is dead. However, Saje Enterprises developer Stanley Yasin, who is in charge of the project, says that it is still in the works. Yasin says the project has stalled but is not dead.

Despite what Yasin says, the fact remains that the development permit for the site ...

Kelowna Real Estate - Dec. 15, 2007

December 16th, 2007
NEW LISTINGS:
2573    Lucinde Rd                    $565,000
 
2563    Lucinde Rd                    $565,000
 
2513    Casa Palmero Dr.       $509,000
 
2503    Casa Palmero Dr.       $509,000
 
2528    Casa Palmero Dr.        $349,000
 
2532    Casa Palmero Dr.        $349,000
 
2546    Casa Palmero Dr.        $349,000
 
2560    Casa Palmero Dr.        $349,000
 
2574    Ca ...

New 5% GST

December 16th, 2007
Canada will be lowing it's 6% GST rate to 5% as of January 1, 2008. If you have already purchased a home but will not close and take possession until on or after January 1, 2008 you will only have to pay the new 5%.

10 Question to ask before starting a Do-It-Yourself project.

December 12th, 2007
Small PicRegardless of how easy a home improvement project may appear, there are always snags. Ask people who have completed do-it-yourself projects and they’ll tell you that the projects took at least twice as much time and three times the money they thought they would. The basic reason is that DIYers usually make a lot of mistakes that end up making home improvement projects ...

Simple Bathroom make over in one day.

December 12th, 2007
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Bathrooms are one of the most used and abused rooms in your home, yet they are also a serene and relaxing retreat to escape for a few moments each day. With that in mind, it is crucial for your bathroom to be functional, beautiful and enjoyable.

Studies have shown that renovating the main bathroom in a home has an estimated payback of 60% to 6 ...

Tips for staging your home for sale

December 12th, 2007
 

If you're looking to sell your house, "staging" is more important than ever. The idea behind staging is to spruce up your house to make it look less like home, and more like what a prospective buyer wants to see. The age-old observation that "you never get a second chance to make a first impression" certainly applies when it comes to attracting buyers to a for-sale home. 

This mean ...

Five things You should NOT do before buying a Home

December 12th, 2007
 So you have decided it is time to buy a home, congratulation, you have made a wise decision. Planning ahead is crucial to buying a home, particularly if you don't have extensive financial resources. Since mortgage lenders will be sizing up your finances carefully, don't give them any reason to reject your application.

Here a few things that you should NOT do for at least six month before ...

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