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Regina Real Estate Week In Review April 6 - 12, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday April 14, 2015

For the week of April 6 - April 12, 2015 : It was a big week last week with prices on the rise and some high end inventory starting...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Mar 30 - April 5, 2015 & March 2015 Month In Review

by Shayla on Tuesday April 7, 2015

For the week of March 30 - April 5, 2015  & March 2015 month end review: It was a week of CHANGE in our market this week, Listings are WAY up, Sales down &...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Mar 23 - 29, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday March 31, 2015

For the week of March 23 - March 29, 2015 : The trend repeated itself this past week with the busiest week this year to date for sales! ...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Mar 16 - 22, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday March 24, 2015

For the week of March 16 - March 22, 2015 : It was one of the busiest weeks this year! This past week we saw the most single...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Mar 9 - 15, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday March 17, 2015

For the week of March 9 - March 15, 2015 : Sales were slightly down last week and the number of new listings was on par with the previous...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Mar 2 - 8, 2015 & February 2015 Month In Review

by Shayla on Tuesday March 10, 2015

For the week of March 2 - March 8, 2015  & February 2015 month end review: It was another consistent week in the real estate market in Regina. ...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Feb 23 - March 1, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday March 3, 2015

For the week of February 23 - March 1, 2015 : Sales were HOT last week with both single family and condo's showing a drastic increase in firm sales...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Feb 16 - 22, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday February 24, 2015

For the week of February 16 - February 22, 2015 : Listings activity slowed down sharply last week with the number of new listings dropping my about...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Feb 9 - 15, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday February 17, 2015

For the week of February 9 - February 15, 2015 : It was another busy week in the real estate market in Regina with the number of...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review Feb 2 - 8, 2015 & January 2015 Month In Review

by Shayla on Tuesday February 10, 2015

For the week of February 2 - February 8, 2015 : The listing activity continues to rise in our market this past week!  We are still...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review January 26- Feb 1, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday February 3, 2015

For the week of January 26 - February 1, 2015 : This past week has been a busy one in our market!  It started off with mortgage...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review January 19-25, 2015

by Shayla on Tuesday January 27, 2015

For the week of January 19 - 25, 2015 : The past week was very active in the real estate industry. On Wednesday the Bank of Canada lowered it's key...read more

Regina Real Estate Week In Review January 12-18, 2015 & 2014 Year In Review

by Shayla on Thursday January 22, 2015

Welcome to my Real Estate Blog! In 2015 I have decided to take a personal leap into starting a weekly online blog on the market statistics...read more

Bank of Canada unexpectedly drops interest rate to deal with "oil shock"

by Shayla on Wednesday January 21, 2015

Credit: CTV Website OTTAWA -- Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the economy has been suffering from the effects of an "oil shock," so he...read more

Buying a Home: What Expenses to Expect

by Shayla on Thursday August 28, 2014

Budgeting for a new home can be tricky. Not only are there mortgage installments and the down payment to consider, there are a host of...read more

Marketing is a MUST!

by Shayla on Thursday August 28, 2014

Do you often wonder how to stand out in a flooded market? As of August 27, 2014 there are 1493 listings for sale in Regina...read more

July Top Producer

by Shayla on Monday July 21, 2014

To my past, present and future clients- Thank You for keeping me busy and trusting me with your business! I greatly appreciate it. ...read more

Top Producer June 2014

by Shayla on Monday July 21, 2014

"A person with integrity, great passion for her clients, honesty and trust" --Thank you again, for another great month! ...read more

OPEN HOUSE - July 21, 2013

by Shayla on Thursday July 17, 2014

This weekend I will be offering an Open House at: 6408 Dewdney Avenue.Sunday July 21, 2013 from 12PM-2PM. Close to schools, parks, bike paths & shopping. Built...read more

Best Helper Ever! SOLD

by Shayla on Tuesday June 17, 2014

I helped this little boy's mom and dad sell their home, he was so excited to help me put up the SOLD sign! Things like...read more

Real Estate Tip Week 24

by Shayla on Tuesday June 17, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 23

by Shayla on Friday June 13, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 22

by Shayla on Friday June 13, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 21

by Shayla on Friday June 13, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 20

by Shayla on Friday June 13, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 19

by Shayla on Thursday June 12, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 17

by Shayla on Monday April 28, 2014

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First Impressions

by Shayla on Wednesday April 16, 2014

While we’ve always been told not to judge a book by its cover, there is certainly something to be said for first impressions when it...read more

Real Estate Tip Week 15

by Shayla on Wednesday April 16, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 14

by Shayla on Monday April 7, 2014

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OPEN HOUSE - Sat April 5 from 12:30-2:30pm; 4442 Nicurity Drive

by Shayla on Saturday April 5, 2014

OPEN HOUSE Today 12:30-2:30PM 4442 Nicurity Drive $374,900.00 This home is in AAA shape & immaculately kept & clean. Main level boasts open flr plan through dining room, kit...read more

Deal or Dealbreaker?

by Shayla on Tuesday April 1, 2014

Cosmetic issues like dirt and decor are easily remedied and shouldn’t spot you on an otherwise good home. Below, however, are some things that should...read more

Real Estate Tip Week 13

by Shayla on Monday March 31, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 12

by Shayla on Monday March 24, 2014

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OPEN HOUSE; 4442 Nicurity Dr. - Sunday March 23rd 12-2PM

by Shayla on Thursday March 20, 2014

OPEN HOUSE 4442 Nicurity Drive Sunday March 23rd 2014 12PM - 2PM Welcome to 4442 Nicurity Drive. This home is in AAA shape and immaculately kept and clean. Main...read more

Real Estate Tip Week 11

by Shayla on Thursday March 20, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 10

by Shayla on Thursday March 20, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 9

by Shayla on Monday March 3, 2014

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Love it or Leave it?

by Shayla on Wednesday February 26, 2014

What do you appreciate most about your house? If you can’t come up with a list of “Top 10 Reasons Why I love My House”....read more

Real Estate Tip Week 8

by Shayla on Monday February 24, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 7

by Shayla on Monday February 17, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 6

by Shayla on Monday February 17, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 5

by Shayla on Monday February 17, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 4

by Shayla on Monday February 17, 2014

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Real Estate Tip Week 3

by Shayla on Monday February 17, 2014

After just posting that I could not get my "Tip of the Week" to upload, I decided to try one more time... and of course,...read more

Real Estate Tip of the Week

by Shayla on Monday February 17, 2014

No, I have not already forgotten about my new years resolution to do a "Tip of the Week." I did however, run into some difficulty...read more

Real Estate Tip Week 2

by Shayla on Tuesday January 14, 2014

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A new year...

by Shayla on Monday January 6, 2014

Just as everyone else does, with a new year - I make resolutions. No I wont blab on and on about how I plan to...read more

It's been a good year for Canadians!

by Shayla on Wednesday December 18, 2013

(Information provided by Colin Hildred - Regina Mortgage Associate.) 2013 is almost behind us and it’s safe to say that Canadian’s fared much better than some...read more

OPEN HOUSE - Sunday November 3/13 from 12-2PM

by Shayla on Saturday November 2, 2013

OPEN HOUSE Sunday November 3/13 from 12-2PM 154 Froom Crescent $219,900.00 846 sq ft nicely updated half duplex. Spacious living room, 2 large bedrooms, 4pc bath, kitchen and dining...read more

Wallpaper is back!

by Shayla on Tuesday October 15, 2013

Personal Note: While designing an addition to my home, I am once again at a crossroads of how to decorate! Timeless or Fun? Modern or...read more

On The List

by Shayla on Saturday October 5, 2013

As a homebuyer, your “needs vs. wants” list is one of your most important documents. Here’s how it can serve as a valuable tool at...read more

Regina Fall Home Show

by Shayla on Tuesday October 1, 2013

Excited to announce, I will have a booth in the Regina Fall Home Show! Things have started to arrive in the mail, will you be...read more

Why Use A Mortgage Broker? - Getting Your Home in 6 Steps

by Shayla on Saturday September 21, 2013

A Mortgage Broker is with you every step of the way. From the very early stages of your home buying journey right through to moving...read more

OPEN HOUSES - Sat. Aug 10 & Sun. Aug 11, 2013; 12-1:45PM

by Shayla on Thursday August 8, 2013

This weekend I will be offering an open house for 6408 Dewdney Avenue on both Saturday Aug 10 and Sunday Aug 11, 2013. Each day...read more

Six renovations that don’t add value to your home

by Shayla on Tuesday August 6, 2013

Every homeowner must pay for routine home maintenance, such as replacing worn-out plumbing components or staining the deck, but some choose to make improvements with...read more

Why You Should Use A Realtor When Building New

by Shayla on Thursday July 11, 2013

I think a topic that many people are unfamiliar with when it comes to real estate is “New Home Building” and how an agent is...read more

Been a while?

by Shayla on Tuesday July 2, 2013

Does it feel like it has been a while since you've read a post on my blog? Blogging is definatly something I try to keep...read more

Open Houses - Sat. June 22/13

by Shayla on Saturday June 22, 2013

I will be offering the following two open houses this Saturday June 22, 2013.  4607 Queen Street12PM-1:45PM Custom built by Neils Jenson Homes. Well kept with tons...read more

Open Houses - June 15 & 16th 2013

by Shayla on Wednesday June 12, 2013

It is that time again! The weekend which means open houses! I will be offering the following 3 open houses this weekend... Saturday June 15, 201312-1:45PM16...read more

Time Management

by Shayla on Wednesday June 5, 2013

Time wasters are a common complaint amongst homeowners who sell their own properties. Here’s why real estate sales representatives are a seller best line of...read more

Still Searching?

by Shayla on Monday June 3, 2013

Are you looking to move but your search for a new home is taking longer than you’d like? Below are a few factors that might...read more

Home Evaluation - My Personal Experience

by Shayla on Saturday June 1, 2013

Recently I had the privilege of doing a home evaluation for a woman (Lets call her Doreen) who lives near my area. She kindly invited...read more

Open House - Sat. June 1/13

by Shayla on Wednesday May 29, 2013

Why not ring in the month of June with an Open House? Saturday June 1, 1-3PM70 Williston Drive Normanview West family home close to all amenities and...read more

I am so happy to share something I just received...

by Shayla on Tuesday May 28, 2013

Some people go out of their way to make others feel good. (Thank you Jason) .... I recently listed my condo privately for sale by owner....read more

Open Houses - Sat. May 25th & Sun. May 26th 2013

by Shayla on Wednesday May 22, 2013

After a bit of a break I am back at it! Warm and sunny weather brings the want to go to open houses.. right? I...read more

Emotional Quotient

by Shayla on Wednesday May 15, 2013

When selling a home, clear minds and cool hearts would ideally always prevail, but it’s not uncommon for emotions to get the better of home...read more

What To Look For In A New Neighbourhood

by Shayla on Wednesday May 15, 2013

Some people get so stuck on finding the perfect home they forget about other contibuting factors. Here are some tips to consider when moving to...read more

Market Remains in Balanced Territory

by Shayla on Tuesday May 7, 2013

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) continues to monitor the national real estate climate, and so far verifies that our overall housing market remains firmly...read more

The Best Asking Price for your Home

by Shayla on Tuesday May 7, 2013

Setting a realistic price for your home that reflects current market values will help sell your home quickly and for top dollar. When you price...read more

“Drive-Up Appeal”: Get your Property Ready to Show

by Shayla on Monday May 6, 2013

When preparing your property to show, work your way from the outside in.  It is essential that your home possess a certain “drive-up appeal.”  Remember,...read more

The Cost Of Smoking

by Shayla on Sunday April 21, 2013

We all know smoking is an expensive habit – it can cost some $2,000 a year for a moderate smoker. Add in its eventual health...read more

Regina Rated #5 Place To Live

by Shayla on Monday April 15, 2013

Top 35 Best Places to Live in 2012 Originally Posted; http://www.moneysense.ca/2012/03/20/top-35-best-places-to-live-in-2012/05_regina/ 5. Regina, Sask. (Photo: Jonathan Hayward/CP) Ranking out of 190 cities Weather 94 Affordable house 78 Household Income 43 Discretionary Income 81 New...read more

Indoor Pool - *Humour*

by Shayla on Tuesday April 2, 2013

Don't let this be YOU in the next few weeks! Prevent basement flooding with these tips... http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/gemare/gemare_002.cfm ...read more

Regina now a "buyer's" market for resale homes

by Shayla on Sunday March 31, 2013

Originally posted in the Regina Leader Post, March 28, 2013 REGINA — Despite seeing a seven per cent year-over-year increase in house prices in the last...read more

Open Houses - Saturday March 30th

by Shayla on Thursday March 28, 2013

With this upcoming weekend being Easter weekend, I will be hosting two open houses, but both on Saturday! With the weather forecast looking up I...read more

10 Mistakes Sellers Make When Choosing A Realtor

by Shayla on Tuesday March 26, 2013

I came across an article this afternoon that I would like to re-post a few sections of. This article touches on some topics I have...read more

Thank You!

by Shayla on Sunday March 24, 2013

I would like to thank all my family, friends and supporters! You have made my journey (so far) nothing short of amazing! ...read more

Open Houses - March 23rd and 24th

by Shayla on Wednesday March 20, 2013

I have taken the last couple weekends off (of Open Houses) to enjoy my step sons soccer tournaments. In an attempt to catch up, I...read more

Regina Home Sales Up 5.9% In February

by Shayla on Sunday March 17, 2013

© Copyright (c) The Regina Leader-Post Originally posted March 15, 2013. REGINA — Regina’s 5.9 per cent increase in existing home sales from January to February bucked...read more

Regina's New Housing Prices Up 3.2% In January

by Shayla on Friday March 15, 2013

© Copyright (c) The Regina Leader-PostOriginally published, March 13th, 2013. REGINA — Regina’s new housing price index (NHPI) increased 3.2 per cent year over year in...read more

Swing Into Spring & Take Precautions!

by Shayla on Tuesday March 12, 2013

No one can guarentee the weather but an article in the Regina LeaderPost sure makes you wonder... Take precautions, make sure you protect your house...read more

Swing Into Spring & Take Precautions!

by Shayla on Tuesday March 12, 2013

No one can guarentee the weather but an article in the Regina LeaderPost sure makes you wonder... Take precautions, make sure you protect your house...read more

Why we believe what we believe

by Shayla on Wednesday February 27, 2013

As reposted from Realty One's Blog.http://realtyoneregina.com/blog.html I am so proud of the people I work with and love the brokerage I chose to join! Why we believe...read more

This is how I spend my weekends!

by Shayla on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Welcome everyone to the fast approaching month of March! As the weather starts to pick up, so does the market! Lucky for me, I am...read more

Open Houses, Sat Feb 23rd & Sun Feb 24th

by Shayla on Saturday February 23, 2013

A little late, but better late than never! Saturday, Feb.23rd 2-4PM351 Halifax Street North Many recent renovations including, new flooring, paint, boarders and trim. 3 bedrooms upstairs...read more

Why Settle For Anything Less Than Your Dream? Custom Build!

by Shayla on Wednesday February 20, 2013

Having a hard time finding exactly what you are looking for on the market? Have you ever considered building? Allman Homes specializes in making your...read more

Open Houses! Best of Both Worlds! *Built or Custom*

by Shayla on Thursday February 14, 2013

This weekend I will be offering the best of both worlds. I will be hosting an open house on a beautifully built home in Lakeridge...read more

Who is GreenHill Financial & How Can They Help You?

by Shayla on Monday February 11, 2013

GreenHill Financial Inc. Who is GreenHill Financial Inc.? GreenHill Financial Inc. really is a partnership between two people (Mark Green and Colin Hildred) who have decided...read more

Open House

by Shayla on Friday February 8, 2013

Step out and enjoy the weather this weekend by joining me! 420 Cavendish Street, Saturday Feb 9th, 1-3PM This 2 + 1 bedroom home in Glencairn has...read more

Chinese New Year, 2013

by Shayla on Tuesday February 5, 2013

Hoping everyone enjoyed the “warmer” weather these past few days! That being said, I would like to share with you something I was able to...read more

It's That Time Again... The Weekend!! *Open Houses*

by Shayla on Thursday January 31, 2013

Well, here we find ourselves fast approaching the weekend, which means it's open house time! With the weather forecast predicting "warm weather" it makes for...read more

My first week *Recap*

by Shayla on Tuesday January 29, 2013

Today marks one week of being in the industry! It has been quite the whirlwind but at the same time I could not have asked...read more

Open Houses; Sat, Jan. 26/13 & Sun, Jan. 27/13

by Shayla on Friday January 25, 2013

I will be hosting two open houses this weekend. I would like to invite you to come and join me, take a walk though two...read more

11 tips for selling your house in winter

by Shayla on Thursday January 24, 2013

Sure, there are fewer buyers and the skies are gloomy. So warm and brighten up the place; make it look like a refuge from the...read more

Welcome to my website!

by Shayla on Thursday January 24, 2013

As you can tell, if you are reading my blog, this is new to me! I have decided to dedicate a portion of my time...read more

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