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Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2010, 5:41 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,435
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Calgary Real Estate Forcast

The real estate conference did cost me some money to attend. But the forecast is only a small part of the whole conference. The most part is presentations by professionals on a large number of topics...
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2010, 5:37 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,435
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Calgary Real Estate Forcast

I only posted the facts as I was told yesterday.

it was not meant as a massive discussion/ argument as to who is right or wrong, or which country is better or worst.

I did not even say it was...
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2010, 3:46 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,435
Posted By Helen Parnell

Calgary Real Estate Forcast

Yesterday I attended the Calgary Real Estate Forecast conference. While some of the news about the economy was not new information, there were a few interesting points you may be interested in.
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Forum: Canada
Jan 19th 2010, 7:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: the best time to choose schools...

my son is currently in grade 12 and in september moaned that he was in a large class of 25:eek:

I told him to suck it up, when he was 5 in reception class in the UK he had a class of 35:lol:

As...
Forum: Canada
Jan 18th 2010, 3:47 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,404
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: canadian affairs financial status???

the overselling of seats is done by a lot of airlines. Apparently there are people in this world who book a flight and then do not turn up. but then in the event every one does turn up the airline...
Forum: Canada
Jan 18th 2010, 2:14 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Bank Account

A quick google check revealed you have a choice of TD, CIBC OR BMO banks. Personally i would recommend TD.

As an earlier post has said you can open one on line, but if not, just go in to the bank...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 5:31 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: PR running out

[QUOTE=woodywoodside;8248452] She has just started her work for GCSEs and is predicted to obtain 11 A*. The problem is now that I am not sure if I am doing the right thing returning to Canada before...
Forum: Canada
Jan 10th 2010, 12:46 am
Replies: 65
Views: 5,921
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Help - Teenager Planning To Have Baby To Avoid Moving

I really feel you and your family. I am fortunate to have moved my sons when they were younger.

So if the size 12 boot doesn't work, then the only choice you have is talking. As well as the...
Forum: Canada
Dec 21st 2009, 6:01 am
Replies: 506
Views: 49,174
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Moving back to UK

Sorry to hear you have not settled here.

i am sure the wine and cheese are the 'straw that broke the camels back' .

Note to all people considering a move over. Things are different in canada...
Dec 13th 2009, 2:00 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,221
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: schools at xmas time!

when we moved 7 years ago and put the boys into the catholic system, we thought they would do all the christmas stuff.

For my eldest boy who was then 9 it was the lack of christmas at the school...
Dec 8th 2009, 2:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Is our well about to run dry!!!

no i heard it sometime on a real estate course. The acerage I look after has about 1gpm, but because it has a big tank, is no problem at all to the residents.
Dec 8th 2009, 3:34 am
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Is our well about to run dry!!!

Do you have a holding tank. I was told 6 gallons a minute is the minium you want without a holding tank and may be time of year etc you are less than that.

i have been having some work done by...
Forum: Canada
Dec 6th 2009, 9:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: How do you go about renting a property?

I deal with a lot of expats who are wanting to rent. There are two ways

1. Some have rented from me from the UK. They book into a hotel for may be one night and then they meet me at the house...
Forum: Canada
Dec 6th 2009, 6:50 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

I do not know you and you certainly do not know me.

Please do not say i would do or not do something just for money or double ending something.
Forum: Canada
Dec 6th 2009, 6:29 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

Things are always changing in real estate. If the 'competition act' regulators get their way they are wanting the ability for buyers being able to go straight to the sellers and by pass the realtor....
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2009, 4:22 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

I think their thinking was to change it so that in the long run they can make it better.

I agree I do not know why it should be so slow now.
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2009, 4:13 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

The realtor.ca is being constantly upgraded and street maps etc are coming. Also a link to local demographics so you can get an idea of the income range of your neighbours and ethnic mix.

BUT...
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2009, 2:08 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

You are just playing with words.
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2009, 5:52 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

Obviously you do not expect a refund, but then if you were selling a house then you are the one paying the realtor and is in a position to negotiate. but to quote 'almost canadian'

'But who will...
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2009, 5:29 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

Sorry i just think you all just missed my point of the post.

WHY should I give 25% of my pay to some one who used my services.

butch ..... I can not remember what you do, but can i have 25% of...
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2009, 5:19 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

i was not directing this to you. i was just responding to 'almost Canadians post'

Note to all realtors. This post is not directed to anyone. If you feel it is directly at you, then it is not.
Forum: Canada
Dec 4th 2009, 1:54 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Google to list property ....

[QUOTE=Almost Canadian;8144934]But who will pick up expats from the airport and refund 25% of the fee (an admission that they charge at least 25% too much) to them?


i have and do help lots of...
Dec 2nd 2009, 5:48 am
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: Dog walking In Cochrane , AB

There are two 'official' off leash areas. The main one is by the river in Riverview. Go south along River Ave and before the iron bridge turn left into the car park and then you have just under 1 km...
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2009, 5:37 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,328
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: ICBC trouble

Would it still be that high considering I will have lived for about 18 years in Alberta, and 'touch wood' no accidents?
Forum: Canada
Nov 24th 2009, 12:32 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,328
Posted By Helen Parnell

Re: ICBC trouble

Thanks,

plan to move to BC in about 10 years, so I will need to know.
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