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Forum: Canada
Nov 8th 2018, 12:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Information on Edmonton

How old are your children? I'm living in the South West of Edmonton in the Windermere area and I love it, but as it's a new area that doesn't have a ton of schools yet, some of the children have to...
Forum: Canada
Dec 29th 2013, 12:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Edmonton

There is a Brit expats in Edmonton Facebook page with a lot of active members. I'm sure you'll even be able to get someone to take you out for a drink when you get here.

One of the members is a...
Forum: Canada
Jul 16th 2013, 4:47 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Edmonton appartments

Scona gardens is the closest. You could probably walk to the bridge from Scona Gardens.
Forum: Canada
Jul 13th 2013, 11:50 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Edmonton appartments

They're both nice buildings. Scona Gardens is in the heart of Old Strathcona, so walking distance to artsy stores, bars etc. Century Park is walking distance to the LRT, which will take you right...
Forum: Canada
Oct 30th 2012, 4:45 am
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Independent Mortgage Broker -Edmonton area?

I'm a realtor here in Edmonton, I have a few brokers I work with regularly. One is right here in the city, two are actually in Calgary, but work with my clients up here via email, phone, and fax.
...
Forum: Canada
Feb 11th 2012, 5:28 am
Replies: 23
Views: 9,714
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Working as a hairdresser in canada

I know two good Brit hairdressers here. Both of them are members of the Brit Expats in Edmonton Facebook page. One works at Spasation on Calgary Trail, and one at an Aveda Salon in Leduc.
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2012, 5:30 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: A good mortgage advisor in Calgary.

I can recommend a mortgage broker. I've sent quite a few of my clients (including expats) to him and they've been very impressed with his service. (He is in Calgary, but he can arrange everything...
Forum: Canada
Dec 1st 2011, 11:29 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,736
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: 3 Week visit to Edmonton, Jan 2011 What to look for/at to help decide to immigrat

Let me know when you're going to be here and I'll take you on a tour through some of the neighbourhoods, and show you around some houses in the price range you are looking at if you do move here.
Nov 8th 2011, 4:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Bonfire Night - Edmonton

Tiniest bonfire I've ever seen. It was like a double sized firepit, but the fireworks were great, and so was being around a few hundred people from the home land.
Nov 5th 2011, 11:32 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By snorkmaiden

Bonfire Night - Edmonton

Not sure how good it will be, but the St. George Society are having a bonfire and fireworks at the Shrine Temple - 14510 142 Street.

Gates open at 6.30 pm, Bonfire lit at 7.00 pm, Fireworks at...
Forum: Canada
Nov 5th 2011, 11:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Renting in Edmonton with a dog!!

Yep, just ask everyone. Call if possible and explain yours is a good dog etc. They usually want a non-refundable pet deposit.

We rented two different places with four kids and four cats!
Forum: Canada
Oct 20th 2011, 5:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Recommend a Realtor in Edmonton

The realtors in our office (I'm a realtor) have been hearing good things about www.rentaladvisors.ca

I've not had a client yet who has dealt with them, but they may be worth a try. You can also...
Forum: Canada
Oct 3rd 2011, 5:15 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Edmonton Places to live

On the realtors map (I'm a realtor) the area is called Leger. Within the southwest it's split up for each individual area so when you are listing a house in that area for sale or rent it would be...
Sep 30th 2011, 5:29 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,973
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Northern Lights?

We managed to get a few photo's, it wasn't as good as the light show the other week there, but still pretty fantastic.
Sep 28th 2011, 5:54 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,973
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Northern Lights?

Very active over Edmonton this evening!
Sep 12th 2011, 5:44 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,973
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Northern Lights?

We saw all shades of green, and this weird grey colour, it was all moving so fast, it was hard to pin down the colours. (plus my brain was deciding it was all too much to process as I was so blown...
Sep 11th 2011, 3:27 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,973
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Northern Lights?

We saw them up here in Edmonton. I get the email alerts from Aurora Watch, and I always look out when I get them, but I've only seen the green wavy curtains from a a bit of a distance before.

In...
Forum: Canada
Apr 21st 2011, 9:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,263
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Property Market - Alberta

http://www.househunting.ca/calgary/real-estate/Wake+Alberta+frenzy+coming/4618721/story.html
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2011, 7:11 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,277
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Discount on NEW home if not using a Realtor

I'm currently taking the course to get my real estate associates license in Alberta. Having worked for two different Estate Agent's in the UK, I can state that the training and licensing...
Mar 21st 2011, 4:52 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Indian Restauraunts in Edmonton

Zaika, absolutely love it! http://www.zaikabistro.com/
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2010, 2:40 am
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Property website's for Edmonton

Honestly, a lot is going to depend on where you will be working, and how much you have to spend on a house.

I live in the South West, we rented in the West to start out, then moved further to the...
Forum: Canada
Dec 22nd 2010, 3:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Property website's for Edmonton

www.rentfaster.ca is a good site for property rentals here in Edmonton.

You can use www.mls.ca for getting an idea of property costs etc in different parts of the city.
Forum: Canada
Sep 19th 2010, 5:04 am
Replies: 57
Views: 7,152
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: London, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta from London and Surrey, UK

I love Edmonton, I particularly love that the Edmontonians get outdoors whatever the weather. BBQ's and picnics, boating, camping, etc in the summer, skiing, ice skating, etc in the winter, they...
Forum: Canada
Sep 17th 2010, 5:47 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,249
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: Games industry

My hubby works at Bioware, you can pm me if there are any questions you think he can help you with. :)
Forum: Canada
Aug 29th 2010, 4:54 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,340
Posted By snorkmaiden

Re: GCSEs/High School Dip - ICES evaluation?

They sent me a letter and my cert back, and they sent a letter directly to the Realtors Association too. I think it cost $125.
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