019: Downsizing Later in Life

Alexander Bradley of Royal LePage Solutions joins this episode to talk about downsizing later in life. What do we mean by “a little later in life?” It’s different for different people. It can be an early retirement in their 50s, a move from the family home in favour of a new adult-only lifestyle building, or it can be that assisted living is now on the horizon.

Whatever the reason, it can be tricky and emotional to navigate. Alexander talks about his experience with helping senior citizens downsize and the many differences with this process when compared to upgrading. He talks about how being empathetic is important with seniors and what it’s like when children become involved in the downsize.

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018: How to Ensure a Quality Moving Experience

Today’s guest is Tara Schneider, Consumer Sales Manager with Quality Move Management. QMM is the largest allied van lines mover in Canada, and provides moving solutions locally, nationally, cross-border, and internationally.

Tara is here to discuss how you can better prepare for your move, no matter where you’re going. She talks about the services and convenience that QMM provides as well as what to look for when hiring a moving company.

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017: Roof Health and Maintenance

When’s the last time you’ve thought about your roof? If you’re like most of us, the answer is probably “never,” or “when I bought the house X years ago.” If that’s the case, you’re going to want to listen to today’s guest to see why you might want to take some time to look at the crown and glory of your pad.

Mike Payne is today’s guest. He’s the owner/operator of No Payne Roofing. Mike is here to share some tips on roof health and maintenance, as well as things to consider when in need of a new roof.

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014: Lender Spotlight: What is a Monoline Lender?

In this episode, Tanya shares the mic with Aaron Rainville, Business Development Manager with RMG Mortgages. Apart from banks and other financial institutions, monoline lenders are another option for real estate buyers who are looking into getting a mortgage. Today, Aaron talks about their company’s lending, what niche products they offer, and why monoline lenders might be a buyer’s better option.

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013: Preparing for the Spring Market – tips for buyers/sellers

Tara Molina brings her years of marketing and business expertise to her role as realtor, providing her clients with a unique listing experience that sets their property apart from the competition (check out New Wave Media). Tara works out of the RE/MAX Real Estate Central office and services the area’s of Calgary and Airdrie on both the buying and selling side. Have a listen as Tanya and Tara discuss tips for successful selling and things to consider when buying in a busy Spring Market.

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