4 Things Proactive Homeowners Do in September

Ah, September. The weather is changing, and we're getting back to our normal, post-summer routines. It's also a great time to give the house a little extra love and maintenance... Stain the... Read More

7 Easy DIY Home Projects

Beautiful you-can-do-it inspirations for easy DIY projects.   As anybody who's been inspired by HGTV can tell you, DIY home projects on TV look... Read More

Canadian Population Growth Beating Expectations!

Canadian population growth beat expectations in the early months of 2021, with strengthening international migration driving the rebound.First quarter data from Statistics Canada showed that the... Read More

Canadian Cabin & Cottage Trends 2021

Canadians opt for more affordability and new lifestyle, flocking to recreational property market 57 per cent of markets offer properties below $500K, according to RE/MAX brokers and... Read More

7 Landscaping Mistakes People Make

Before you rush into planting your dream yard, keep a few tips in mind. You can just picture it: a pretty cottage garden overflowing your front yard, with tons of heavy, scented... Read More

Our Housing Market Actually Cooled Down In April!

Despite 256% jump in sales, Canada’s housing market actually cooled down in April: CREA The pandemic-driven home sales collapse that happened last spring means annual gains this... Read More

Is Local Real Estate at Risk of Overheating?

Had it been asked one year ago, if the Canadian real estate market was at risk of overheating, the answer would probably have been “absolutely not.” In fact, when the COVID-19... Read More

Renos That Pay Off On Resale

If you’re planning to do some home renovations that pay off on the resale market, you’re not alone. Renovations are the premise behind many successful house-flipping... Read More

Double Digit Price Gains In The Market

Canada’s housing boom is now spread so widely across the country that 41 markets — from Halifax in the east to Abbotsford, BC in the west — recorded double-digit annual price... Read More

Winnipeg’s Record-Breaking Activity Continues...

Is the Winnipeg real estate market deterring first-time homebuyers? At first glance, it would appear that the monumental growth of the city’s housing market is preventing young... Read More

Inside Manitoba’s Hottest Real Estate Markets

In January 2021, the number of properties sold across Manitoba was up a jaw-dropping 28% from January 2020. With numbers like this, it’s no surprise that Manitoba is in demand, as one of... Read More

Buyer's Fear of Missing Out

It’s clear that the pandemic likely won’t be causing a double-digit percentage drop in Canadian home prices as some economists had predicted back in 2020.The market is now... Read More

Affordability Comparison Between US and Canada

The US and Canada endured a historic economic downturn. The two neighbours faced a once-in-a-century global health pandemic. Washington and Ottawa broke the budget to cushion the economic blows... Read More

Why Buying a Home in Winter is Awesome

  It might seem counter-intuitive, but buying a home in winter – from house-hunting, to getting all your worldly belongings from point A to point B – can... Read More

Will Real Estate Prices Cool This Winter?

  The COVID-19 pandemic shook the Canadian (and global) economy, causing business closures and job losses across many industries. But the public health crisis has failed to drive a stake... Read More

10 Pre-Winter Tips Before The Snow Falls

You’re still revelling in the heat of summer, but believe it on now, winter is coming. Once September hits, you’ll want to start working your way through this fall home... Read More

Home Maintenance Tips For September

Fall’s cooler temps are perfect for deck and yard improvements. Ah, September. The weather is changing, and we're getting back to our normal, post-summer routines. It's also a... Read More

Make Your Yard A Bug-Free Zone

  Be the home on the block that bugs run from. Image: TLC Gardens/David Winger Photography A lush spot for outdoor entertaining? Great. Perfect. A constant... Read More

Amazing DIY Ideas for Your Front Yard

  Image: Jude Parkinson-Morgan Landscaping done right can put as much as $4 in your pocket for every $1 you spend, according to the "Remodeling Impact Report" from the National... Read More

How Tech Helps You Buy or Sell a Home

  With most of the country staying home, it's not your typical spring real estate season.  You'd think social distancing has made it difficult to meet with your bank lenders, or... Read More

Organize Your Home In a Month - In an Hour a Day

A super-easy plan for getting organized without adding to your home-is-school, home-is-work, home-is-everything time burden. Did you ever notice that your self-improvement... Read More

COVID-19 Relief Measures To Help Canadians

      Buying or selling a house is a big undertaking under normal circumstances, let alone in the midst of a pandemic. With economic impacts and the uncertainty that... Read More

5 Things Perfect Outdoor Entertaining Spaces Do

  Image: Urbanism Designs Outdoor entertaining spaces aren't always equal when it comes to home value (think about that house with the falling-down... Read More

The Most Common Spring Cleaning Mistakes

Don’t open the windows. That spring breeze is no help at all.   Once there's even a glimmer of spring, you're ready to throw open your windows and let the breeze blow away the... Read More

5 Critical Home Office Designs

  Photo by Mia Baker on Unsplash It was supposed to be the area where I sat down and solved my clients’ problems, but after watching my daughter come in to sit... Read More

Cleaning Tips To Combat Covid-19

A bleach solution or rubbing alcohol is your best bet for keeping your home sanitized. There’s everyday clean, guest clean, and then there’s COVID-19 clean. Let’s get... Read More

Smart Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

With tax season right around the corner, many Canadians are collecting their tax slips outlining your earnings and investments, gathering receipts and perhaps you’re even planning how to... Read More

Winnipeg Real Estate is Very Affordable!

Winnipeg real estate prices have been on an incline, but despite the growth, the city’s housing market ranked #2 of 16 Canadian cities when it comes to... Read More

How Much Is A Down Payment?

Rising housing prices are putting some homebuyers into a tough spot. A 2020 RE/MAX report reveals that 38 per cent of Canadians named high housing prices as... Read More

The 3 Most Affordable Markets for Home Buyers

  Owning a home is more accessible than you might think, especially if you look beyond Toronto and Vancouver. Attention-grabbing headlines highlighting pricey homes in Canada’s... Read More

Interest Rates Heading For A Cut This Spring

Photo: Oliver Mallich/Flickr A consensus is emerging among economists tracking the trajectory of Canadian interest rates for 2020: rates are heading down in the first half of the... Read More

10 Most Popular Kitchen Upgrades

The 2020 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study sheds some light on the most-coveted kitchen remodeling projects.  1. Large islands with... Read More

4 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

Photo: christian koch / Unsplash If you thought selling a home was as easy as plonking a ‘for sale’ sign on the lawn and waiting by the phone, think again. In... Read More

Top 14 Features Millennials Are After

We’ve rounded up the most sought-after features among today’s Millennial homebuyers.   1. Garage Photo: bevolo/Instagram 2. Large... Read More

4 Reasons Staging Your Home Makes a Difference

We’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but first impressions usually impact our decision-making, whether we care to admit it or not. Therefore, a well-staged home typically... Read More

6 Hidden Expenses Buyers Often Forget

Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases you will make in your lifetime and a lot goes into the planning and finances of purchasing a home, especially if it is your first home. From a... Read More

Winnipeg Market Outlook 2020

Winnipeg to remain a balanced market in 2020, prices to increase 2% The Winnipeg housing market is currently balanced, which is expected to prevail in 2020 as a result of reasonable prices... Read More

Where Does The Couch Go?!

  Modern-Day Tips for Arranging Your Furniture By Laura Love Bardell @ REMAX.COM Today’s couches are so much more than the three-seater pieces of days past. Sectionals are... Read More

How To Flip A House

  House flipping has been on the rise for some time and with a number of popular house flipping television shows being broadcasted daily across the country, it is easy to see why it is... Read More

11 Fresh Holiday Colour Palettes

...for those who are tired of red & green! If you're getting tired of the same old, same old when it comes to holiday decorating, let's shake things up with a brand new color palette! Use the... Read More

5 Year’s Eve Party Decor Ideas

  I just finished the green bean casserole leftovers in my fridge from Thanksgiving, but the pressure to solidify plans for New Year’s Eve is already mounting. Pinterest is laying... Read More

Secrets of Those Outrageous Holiday Light Shows

  The inside scoop on what it takes to make a holiday light show go viral.   If you’ve got deep pockets and time on your hands, you can turn your... Read More

17 Xmas Door Decor Ideas

If you expect Santa to stop at your house, you’ve got to put in some effort! 1. Hang a garland asymmetrically for a laid-back feel.     2. Vary the height of... Read More

How To String Xmas Lights & Save $$

  You’ll need a partner. And some heavy-duty extension cords... Image: Susan Vineyard/Getty Christmas lights can be modest displays to show... Read More

7 Organization Tips for Your Holiday Gear

  Storage tips that’ll make packing up jollier. Image: iHeart Organizing Decking the halls is good fun and all, but shuffling through piles of wreaths,... Read More

Preparing Your House for Winter

5 Crucial Cold Weather Tips for Preparing Your House for Winter Our winterizing your home checklist will help you keep your house cozy and safe from winter’s frigid... Read More

How To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

  5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding This Winter Even if you think they’ve already started to freeze. Image: Skowronek/Shutterstock ... Read More

16 Rules Every Organized House Follows

  Homes don’t clean themselves. But these easy-peasy rules (wake and make!) will make you feel like they do. Here's the thing you may have noticed... Read More

Spot the 9 Problems With This House

Telltale signs you’re flubbing homeowner maintenance, like parking on grass... Image: HouseLogic   You've closed on your first home. You got your keys. You got your... Read More

Best IKEA Hacks for Built-In Storage

The Best IKEA Hacks for Built-In Storage (Stolen From Instagram) Image: @tommapetersen You know it’s a good investment. You just need a way to do it with less money... Read More

7 Pro DIY Painting Hacks

  Like this easy hack: coat paint brushes in fabric softener to keep bristles soft. Image: Bortonia/Getty A DIY... Read More

5 Trees That'll Withstand The Worst Storms

  More curb appeal, less hassle. That’s what these trees offer. Image: Claus Nedergaard Don't spend your time during a storm side-eyeing the towering... Read More

Front Door Options: Don’t Make the Wrong Choice

  Not all exterior doors are equal. Here are the pros, cons, and costs of different types. Image: Natalie Valls Not only does replacing your front door kick... Read More

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

  Invest in quality tools while they’re on sale this month. Image: Devyn Caldwell Temps start to soar in June when days start to get longer. Stop... Read More

Anatomy of a DIY Bathroom Renovation

Image: Mandi Gubler / Vintage Revivals You’ll be amazed by this $500 transformation. Bathroom remodel. Those words can strike fear into the heart of any... Read More

5 Tricks to Rejuvenate a Run-Down Patio

  Is your patio oh so shabby? These super-easy projects will make hanging outside fun again. Image: GoodMood Photo/Shutterstock Oh, your poor, sad patio. Not... Read More

Mouth-Watering Outdoor Kitchens

  What they typically cost, and tips for getting the most return on your investment. Image: Aniko Levai of Place of My Taste Building an outdoor kitchen is... Read More

5 Awesomely Easy Landscaping Projects

No need for fancy DIY skills, a lot of money, or a ton of time to pull off these yard upgrades... It’s your yard -- yours to do with as you wish. And while that’s great, that... Read More

How to Keep Your House Cool Without AC

  You don’t have to switch on the air conditioner to get a big chill this summer. These tips will help you keep your house cool without AC, which will save energy... Read More

Program Your Thermostat the Right Way

  According to a study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, nearly 90% of Americans say they’ve rarely (or never) programmed their thermostat because... Read More

Buy Your First Home in One Year

A real yard. Closets bigger than your average microwave. The freedom to decorate however you darn well please! Making the switch from renting to owning is exhilarating, but many... Read More

10 Clever Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

  Non-toxic. Low-cost. Hydrogen peroxide is your cleaning arsenal’s secret weapon. When it’s time to clean, have your trusty green cleaners at the ready... Read More

8 Ways New Homeowners Wreck Their Yards

Avoid these rookie mistakes to keep everything beautiful. You’ve done it. You own a house with a yard. The great outdoors. Amber waves of grain. OK, maybe not grain, and ideally... Read More

5 Awesome & Easy Landscaping Projects

No need for fancy DIY skills, a lot of money, or a ton of time to pull off these yard upgrades.   It’s your yard — yours to do with as you wish. And while... Read More

Replace or Reface Your Kitchen Cabinets?

  Refacing kitchen cabinets might be “superficial,” but the results and savings are dramatic! Refacing your kitchen cabinets includes covering the exposed... Read More

Time To Check Your Sump Pump!

  Ah, spring. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the melting snow and rain are causing the groundwater levels to rise, putting you at risk of a flooded basement. Most of... Read More

A Guide To Tax Season

  Deadlines for Filing Taxes in Canada 2019 The first step towards a successful tax season is to prepare early by organizing your documentation well in advance of the tax deadlines.... Read More

8 Ways To Remove Pet Smells

You probably only think you’ve eliminated pet odors for your Open House. Here’s how to make sure so you don't 'Smell-Out Potential Buyers!!" Having pet odors inside... Read More

In Defense of Having a (Slightly) Cluttered Home

  A messy environment is actually good for your psyche. Breaking news: Humans like stuff. Stuff they have. Stuff they like. Stuff they need. But stuff just gets... Read More

DIY Ideas Just In Time For Valentine's Day

Roses are red; violets are blue — here are romantic improvements that add value, too! Just in time for Valentine’s Day: home improvement ideas to make you and your home... Read More

7 Worst Habits Homeowners Need to Break

  Guilty of buying cheap stuff? Pack-ratting? Here’s how to change your ways. Bad habits are so easy to fall into. But in the end, we know they only make us... Read More

8 Things Inspectors Won't Tell You

  What’s included in a home inspection may not be as important as what isn’t.   A home inspection may feel like a final exam, but it’s not... Read More

Canada's set for another blockbuster year

  Canada’s commercial-property boom is expected to stretch into this year, helped by a tight supply and the lowest unemployment rate in at least four decades, according to... Read More

Organize Your Home In Less Than An Hour

    Did you ever notice that your self-improvement pacts with yourself are action oriented? Walk 10,000 steps a day. Fix that leaky faucet..... But “get... Read More

Fall Landscaping Tips & Ideas

  Fall landscaping preparation ideas ready your yard for a long winter and glorious spring. Fall landscaping chores are your last chance to prepare your property for... Read More

Tips to Stop that Back to School Clutter!

The new school year is always stressful, so don’t let back-to-school clutter make matters worse. Here are ways to cut down on clutter chaos. When your kids go back to school... Read More

August Tasks Before the Winter Face Mask

You’ll Be Glad You Did These 4 August Tasks When January Comes!!! #1 Call the Snow Plow Now If you live in snow-prone areas, now’s the time to get your name... Read More

How to Shop for a Retro Kitchen

  How to Shop for a Retro Kitchen — and Not Get Stuck with Junk Pro tips perfect your vintage shopping skills. Do visions of cheerful, vintage kitchens make your... Read More

4 Must Haves for The Easiest-to-Clean Bathroom

  A toilet that’s missing those annoying, nasty grooves? Sign us up. No matter if you keep your home sealed tight, leave the windows open, have a steady stream of... Read More

6 Tips to Dump Your Ugly Tub for a Gorgeous Shower

  The No. 1 thing to avoid: getting rid of your only tub. Imagine a spacious shower with no slippery porcelain hump to step over … and no more battles with the... Read More

5 Preventable Disasters for New Homeowners!

New homeowners can be a little 'clueless' when it comes to disasters in and around the home... Like what to do when a tree falls... You know what to do if someone is having a... Read More

Important Items New Homeowners Need to Know!

  You might be tempted to fiddle with one of these to get super water pressure. Don’t. Just don’t. If only homes were as user-friendly as a smart phone when... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Yard Hacks

  No DIY skills necessary for these outdoor projects. Did we mention they’re really, really easy? You don’t need to be the host of an extreme home makeover show to... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Front Porch Ideas

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Deck Spruce-up

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Ceiling Painting

Paint it pink, or black. Heck, even wallpaper it. Just ditch the white for a more personal touch. There’s no rule that says you have to paint your ceilings white.... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Staircase Makeover Ideas

For when you want to exercise your imagination, not just your legs. Unless you get an unusually deep thrill from doing calf exercises, climbing your staircase is typically more about function... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Paint & Ideas

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Shelf Staging

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Landscape Ideas

  4 Spring Landscaping Ideas for Homeowners Who Hate Yard Work Plant a tree. It’s easy — and you’ll love it more each year. #1 Plant Just One... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Planters & Solar Lights

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Outdoor Furniture

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Upgrade Those Walls

  A couple of these DIY-able projects even add precious storage. There’s a reason one-way conversations are called “talking to a wall.” Walls rarely have anything... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Rain Barrels

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Creative Fence Ideas

11 Surprising Reasons You’ll Love Fencing That’s Barely There So, turns out the right kind of fence can actually make your yard feel bigger. We’ll just come out and say... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Window Repair Tips

  Save Money with Home Window Repair Tips Rather than replacing windows, here are home window repair tips that can save you thousands of dollars. Perhaps your wood... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - How to Remove Stains

  Tips and Tricks to Get Muck and Stains Off Your Walls Clean walls are the best prep you can do for a paint job you won’t have to repeat any time soon You... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Secret DIY Tips & Tricks

  Best 6 (Secret) DIY Tips Common problems. Genius solutions. This article was contributed by Mandi Gubler, a DIYer and home decor blogger, who writes “Vintage... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Guide to Concrete Painting

  Simple 5-Step Guide to Concrete Painting Painting concrete surfaces requires more skill, tools, and time than throwing a coat on drywall. Here’s how to do it... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Fire Pit Ideas

6 DIY Fire Pits That’ll Make You Feel Oh-So-Warm Don’t spend the whole summer planning your dream fire pit or there could be frost on the ground before it’s ready to roar.... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Cleaning Habits

  It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Interior Painting

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up - Garage Workshop Ideas

How to Create the Garage Workshop of Your Dreams A weekend and a few hundred bucks can unleash your inner craftsman. Garages often harbor a not-so-secret second life: heroic home... Read More

Classic Kitchen Remodelling Ideas

  These 7 ideas will make your kitchen timelessly gorgeous and functional. Chances are you’re only going to remodel your current kitchen once. After all, a complete... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Backyard Stay-cation Projects

7 “Oh Yeahhh” Projects That Make Your Backyard Staycation-Worthy But not all are equal when it comes to investing in your home. Mow the grass, weed the garden, seal the... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Small Patio Decorating

Size problems. Shade problems. The wind-is-blowing-our-cocktails-over problems. Summertiiiime and the living is supposed to be easy — but not if you live on a hot mess of a... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Sump Pumps

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Backyard Ideas

These backyard ideas will make your small space look and feel BIGGER. Don’t think of your microscopic yard as a curse. So what if it’s technically a small concrete slab that... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Lawn Care

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up - 4 Things To Do This May

Like buying a fridge or mattress when the savings are the biggest. Giving your home a little extra love this month can save you time and money. #1 Chill With a New Fridge Is yours... Read More

Spring Market Spruce Up! - Downspouts

It's our Spring Market Spruce Up Contest for the entire month of May! Watch our handy videos and read our blogs for more home spruce-up projects and ideas. To enter the contest, simply... Read More

The Importance of Staging

In this helpful and informative video, Ryan Fletcher and Susan McKillop explain the importance of staging your home so it's more appealing to buyers.  Read More

What Should Be in an Emergency Survival Kit?

Preparing and keeping a fully stocked home emergency preparedness kit could be the key to your family’s safety if disaster strikes. Your Most Important Papers If a flood... Read More

How to Fix Gutter Slopes and Other Common Gutter Problems

  Maintaining gutters is the most important thing you can do to prevent water damage to your home. Gutters are designed to do one thing — channel water away from the... Read More

5 ‘Gotta-Dos’ In April for a Worry-Free Summer

Battle bugs before they bite (or sting!) you — and check the attic for problems. Tackling five simple tasks now gives you a head start on spring. That will leave you plenty of worry-free... Read More

6 Tips Homeowners Overlook with Spring Cleaning

We've done some research of the years and have discovered 6 things that homeowners tend to overlook when it comes to Spring Cleaning! #1 – INSPECT & CLEAN THE VACUUM – A... Read More

Energy-efficient Housing Made More Affordable with Mortgage Loan Insurance

Energy-efficient Housing Made More Affordable with Mortgage Loan Insurance CMHC Green Home Energy-efficient homes can be linked to increased comfort and healthier living while improving energy... Read More

Home Selling Seminar - March 8, 2017

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Stony Mountain Ski Area - Open House, Registration & Used Equipment Sale

  Stony Mountain Ski Area Winter is just around the corner Open House & Used Equipment Sale is Sunday Nov 13th. Plan on coming out to say hi and get geared... Read More

Abas Auto Stony Mountain Run

The Stony Mountain Community Association is excited to announce the following early bird registration prizes for the ABAS AUTO STONY MOUNTAIN: The first 50 entries in either the What the Hill 5k... Read More

2016 Spring Market Trends


Stony Mountain Ski Area Hours - Week of Feb 9 & Bonus Days

Stony Hours of Operation the Week of Feb. 9th Night skiing  Wed. & Thursday 6:30 - 9:30  (only Thursday for night skiing this season) Friday Day 10 am - 3 pm Friday... Read More

Stony Mountain Kindergarten Registration & Winter Carnival

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATIONStony Mountain School is asking anyone who has a child eligible for Kindergarten in 2016 please register your child ASAP. See attached poster. WINTER CARNIVALStony... Read More

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2015 Has Been Good to the McKillop Team!

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Stony Mountain Community Centre

Community Centre – Outdoor Rink A  bit late this year due to the unseasonably warm weather in December, but the outdoor rink at the Stony Mountain Community Centre is now... Read More

Children's Ski & Snowboard Lessons

  Children's Ski & Snowboard Lessons start this weekend! Night Riding Friday 6:30 - 10 PM Mogul Mouse Children's ski ages 3 - 6 years Edgemaster's... Read More

Roof Leaks

Roof leaks are one of the leading causes of preventable property damage. A leaking roof can be disruptive and costly, and can eventually cause mold, damage to interior finishes, and even... Read More


October MLS® Sales Down Less Than 3%   WINNIPEG - With two months to go, it is too close to call whether this year’s sales activity can eke out a victory over 2015. The lead has... Read More

Your Ultimate Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Written by Ami Noss  If “summer is the time when it’s too hot to do the job it was too cold to do last winter,” as Mark Twain puts it, that leaves spring and fall for... Read More

7 Features That Date Your Home

7 FEATURES THAT DATE YOUR HOME 7 Features That Date Your Home Thu, October 1, 2015 There’s a fine – and often subjective—line between “vintage” and... Read More

Easy Greening for Homeowners

EASY GREENING FOR HOMEOWNERS Now is a great time for homeowners to take steps toward saving energy and reducing their environmental impact. While replacing those old leaky windows and installing... Read More

August MLS Sales Up 11%

AUGUST MLS® SALES UP 11%   New August Dollar Volume Record Set at close to $341 million   WINNIPEG - The strong sales performance in August resulted in bringing... Read More

Close to Town, Great Veggies, Great Prices!

CLOSE TO TOWN, GREAT VEGGIES, GREAT PRICES! Tock's Garden is located east of Stonewall on Summit Road, just off #67 (Summit Road is just west of the Stonewall Trailer Park). They are open 7 days... Read More

Miracle Treat Day - August 13, 2015

    Calling for a chance of sun and blizzards... on Thursday, August 13th On Thursday August 13th, 2015, 100% of the proceeds from every Blizzard Treat purchased at... Read More

Why Investing in Bricks and Mortar (Real Estate) is Your Best Bet

WHY INVESTING IN BRICKS AND MORTAR (REAL ESTATE) IS YOUR BEST BET So, you have some money lying around and you’re looking to invest. After all, right now your money’s just... Read More

Stonewall Tribune - July 9

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3 Ways to Separate Wants & Needs in a New Home

RE/MAX HOUSING BLOG 3 Ways to Separate Wants from Needs in a New Home Wed, June 17, 2015 Rolling Stones fans and savvy homebuyers both know you can’t always get what... Read More

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Stony Mountain Minor Hockey Registration

Stony Mountain Minor Hockey is now accepting registration for 2015-16 Hockey Season    CLICK HERE TO BEGIN ... Read More

9 Kitchen Trends That Can't Go Wrong

Your kitchen is the one place where you want to be really careful about trendy choices. The last thing you want is a kitchen that’s out of sync in just a few years simply because you... Read More

Teulon Toboggan Day!

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Bank of Canada Shocks With First Interest Rate Cut in 4 Years

If you've got a variable-rate mortgage, car loan or credit line, the Bank of Canada just threw you a life line!   BANK OF CANADA CUTS ITS KEY INTEREST TO 0.75 PER CENT OTTAWA - The... Read More


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Birding Hour - Winter Birds

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Water Tower Wonderland Festival

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Winter Camp At Oak Hammock Marsh

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New Year's Eve at Quarry Park

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Breakfast with Santa

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Sing We Noel

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FREE Children's Movie at The Flicks

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RE/MAX OF WESTERN CANADA QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE RE/MAX of Western Canada will award 16 bursaries of $1,000 each to qualifying Grade 12 Students! Learn more at:... Read More

7th Annual Festival of the Wreaths

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Christmas in Song!

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Stonewall's Festival of Lights

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Santa at Oak Hammock Marsh

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The Spirit of Christmas

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Retirement Savings a Big Worry

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Total Lunar Eclipse

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The Canadian Museum For Human Rights

  The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is proud to announce its official opening ceremonies, on Friday, September 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT. Broadcast live across Canada on Rogers... Read More

Prince William's Real Estate Revival

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Astronomy Night - Star Party

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Bank of Canada Stays Neutral on 1% Policy Rate

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Labour Day Weekend!

THE LABOUR DAY WEEKEND IS UPON US! HAVE A SAFE AND GREAT LONG WEEKEND! Traditionally, Labour Day was an occasion to campaign for and celebrate workers' rights during... Read More


Lots of activities for the kids to enjoy - Train Ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, Meet Sir Topham Hatt, Bouncers, Hay Bale Maze, Mini Train Ride, Magic Show, Live Entertainment,... Read More

Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 5 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It... Read More


THE MS BIKE TOUR - BIKING TO THE VIKING - IS THIS WEEKEND! Be part of an unforgettable journey; a two day adventure that will challenge, motivate and inspire you, the MS Bike Tour will make... Read More

Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 3 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It... Read More

Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 4 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It... Read More

Miracle Home Program - Month of Miracles!!!

RE/MAX leads the way in real estate and fundraising for Children's Miracle Network having raised over $52 million in Canada, bringing their international total to a landmark of $125... Read More

Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 2 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions! Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child.... Read More

Kitchen Trends

Kitchen Trends More and more, kitchens are incorporating dining rooms and sitting rooms into a unified space. Consequently, kitchen cabinets are looking more like fine furniture, and... Read More

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If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It is... Read More

Open Houses – Five Ways to Approach Them

Open Houses have long been a tradition in real estate. Each weekend across the country, hordes of agents put up their A-frame signs and point buyers in the direction of open houses. Meanwhile,... Read More


FOOD ART CONTEST:11 am to 2:30 pm daily - Use your imagination and creativity to make a dragonfly out of different foods. Enter to win great prizes (all materials supplied). Winners will... Read More

The South Interlake Garden Club

The South Interlake Garden Club is having their 53rd Flower, Fruit and Vegetable Show this Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at the Odd Fellows Hall in Stonewall! The show will be open for... Read More


Written by: Grainne Burns Foolish investors are not looking for value, real estate guru saysInvestors are being fooled by big promises of price appreciation and not looking at where the buying... Read More


MY, MY,  JULY WAS SO SPRY A July High for MLS® Sales  WINNIPEG  -  Not only were the ice cream vendors hopping in July. REALTORS® were kept busy too with the most... Read More

Benefits of Home Staging

  There are two main benefits of home staging: faster selling time and higher sales price of real estate.According to the National Association of Realtors, staged homes sell 80% quicker, and... Read More

The Kitchen Spring Cleaning Everyone Should Do (But Doesn’t)

  by MARYANN TOMOVICH JACOBSEN, MS, RD on MAY 23, 2014 This is Kitchen Revamp, a new ongoing series about simplifying cooking in my house I was reaching for a can of kidney beans... Read More

Manitoba Government Announces New Seniors' School Tax Rebate

Senior Homeowners to Save up to $1,335 this Year on Property Taxes: Minister Howard Senior homeowners can start applying this month for the new Seniors’ School Tax Rebate, the first... Read More

5 Fantastic Day Trips in the Beautiful Interlake!

1. Narcisse Snake Dens, Naricisse MB The home of thousands & thousands of Red-sided garter snakes. They move forth from their winter hiberation at the Narcisse Snake Dens from late April... Read More

Hidden Treasure

Rural home combines style, substance and serenity By: Todd Lewys -Winnipeg Free Press Updated: May 25, 2008   40 Oak Park Lane near Stonewall features a back wall filled with glass... Read More

Create a Welcoming Front Entrance

First impressions count — not just for your friends, relatives, and the UPS guy, but for yourself. Whether it’s on an urban stoop or a Victorian front porch, your front door and the area... Read More

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Should You Move Or Remodel?

When your house no longer suits you, you can move or remodel. Find out which big change is the right investment of your housing dollars.  Calculate how much your remodel will cost and add it... Read More

7 Tips For Staging Your Home

Make your home warm and inviting to boost your home’s value and speed up the sale process. Warm, neutral-colored paint is key when staging your home. Image: Radius Images/Getty... Read More

Pet Odor Can Chase Away Buyers

Don’t let pet odors derail your home sale.   Open the windows while you're cleaning to help air circulate and eliminate bad odors. Having pet odors inside your home can turn... Read More

5 Things you forgot to clean in your Bathroom.

            If you can’t remember the last time you cleaned your bathroom, we don’t want to know what’s living in your tub. Probably, a host of... Read More

The Makings of a Mudroom

By Michael Franco   Source: TerraCotta Properties      As the main staging area for arrivals and departures, the mudroom is a much relied-upon space in the... Read More

Gunton man named one of Top 10 handyman in Canada

by Jennifer mcfee  Ron Melnychuk continues to avoid elimination in Canada’s Handyman Challenge A local man has earned the prestigious designation of being one of the Top 10... Read More

2013 Winnipeg Realtors Awards Gala/Dinner

Fun was had by all celebrating our accomplishments at the 2013 Winnipeg Realtors Awards Gala at the Winnipeg Convention Centre Friday Feb 21/14. For the 2013 season Matt recieved a Bronze Award... Read More

What's Best for Kitchen Countertops?

  Q. I’m redoing my kitchen and trying to figure out the best material for the countertops. I like the look of granite, marble, Caesarstone, Silestone, soapstone... Read More

Is It Your Time to Buy a Home? The (Emotional) Transition From Renter to Owner

                                       There is a homebuying myth that needs dispelling. It has... Read More

CMHC raising rates for mortgage insurance, expects small impact

  OTTAWA -- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is raising the rates it charges to insure mortgage loans by an average of 15 per cent. The federal agency said Friday that the new... Read More

7 Simple Habits for an Awesome Start to Your Day

  .“A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” -Bob Dylan The alarm bell goes off. You slowly open... Read More

5 Tips for Beginner Real Estate Investors

If you’re just starting out with real estate investing, there’s a lot to know. You could feel overwhelmed with all the different articles out there trying to tell you what is most... Read More

5 Facts About the RRSP Home Buyers’ Plan

  With the March 3rd deadline for 2013 RRSP contributions fast-approaching, many Canadians are busy making last-minute appointments with their financial advisors, in order to invest whatever... Read More

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Canadian Jennifer Jones makes Olympic history with unbeaten run

  SOCHI, Russia — Jennifer Jones’ Olympic experience has been, well, perfect. “It’s been everything we expected and then some,” the Winnipeg skip said.... Read More

Should you give your child a boost to home ownership?

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Balancing Your Income Between Your Needs and Wants

  The best time to start saving is while you’re still young. You still have plenty of time to make mistakes and the luxury of time to fix them, along with some bad spending habits... Read More

18 Fresh Interior Design Trends to Watch For in 2014

  Two thousand and fourteen; it sounds so futuristic, but here it is, right on our doorstep.  In this article, we’ll delve into what we believe will be the heavy hitting... Read More

DIY Travel Hacks That Will Change How You Pack Forever

Packing for a trip can be a daunting task, this we know. Whether you're concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the liquid toiletries, organizing all of your... Read More

The 5 Best Time-Tested Remodeling Projects — and the Worst

  Although kitchens and bathrooms always steal the spotlight in a home remodel, they aren’t necessarily the ones that have the highest return on investment when you sell your... Read More

iDoorcam Wifi Door Bell

Home automation is making it even easier for you to answer your door without ever leaving your couch. iDoorcam is the latest in the next generation doorbell and what I think is my personal favorite... Read More

Stony Mountain Ski Area - February News

  Stony Mountain Ski Area February News -  Watch the Olympics in the Chalet & help us cheer on the Canadians! 204.344.5977     Ski and... Read More

25 Easy DIY Valentines Day Gift and Card Ideas

  The sweetest time of the year is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate than with creative Do-it-yourself Valentines gifts and cards. Take a look at these 25 diy... Read More

Should cash-strapped retired homeowners eye HELOCs or reverse mortgages?

  You’re a senior citizen and you don’t have enough income to live comfortably. What do you do? It’s an all-too-common question, especially with more than half of... Read More

Should you skip the RRSP contribution and pay off your mortgage first?

The big push is on to convince Canadians to load their extra cash into registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) investments before the Mar. 3 deadline. But though it may seem as though contributing... Read More

CREA Updates Resale Housing Forecast

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations... Read More

TD trims mortgage rates after RBC, Scotiabank and BMO do the same.

TORONTO January 22,2014 Another big Canadian bank has lowered some of its mortgage rates slightly after an initial reduction by the Royal Bank over the weekend. TD Canada Trust now has a... Read More

Canadian Housing Market Continues to Thrive into 2014

Remarkable, resilient, rejuvenated—few words better summarize the developments in Canadian housing markets in 2013.  From proverbial underdog to comeback kid, real estate once again... Read More

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Annual MLS® Sales Fall Shy of 13,000 Benchmark Level WINNIPEG - While 2013 will go down in WinnipegREALTORS® MLS® sales history as the fourth best year on record at 12,926 sales, it... Read More

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Do early mortgage renewals save or cost you money?

  A rate in the hand is worth two in the bush. Many mortgage lenders want you to believe that rate certainty is worth paying a premium for. It is the justification, they say, for... Read More

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Community Living Interlake

  Our History The Association for Community Living – Interlake Branch, Incorporated (ACL) was originally formed by a service club and a group of parents who were concerned about... Read More

Stonewall Community Clubs

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Why do Canadian Families Buy a Home?

There is a plethora of opinions voiced by real estate gurus as to why the dream of home ownership is so important to most Americans. However, study after study reveals the same five reasons families... Read More

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Thinking of Moving to the Country? Check out our Community videos which show you what each community has to offer! Read More

5 Radically Simple Ideas to Change Life

  Life is simple. It is. If you want something, go get it. If you don’t like something, stop whatever it is you’re doing and change course. Each of us are unique... Read More

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CHARACTERISTICS OF AN OPTIMIST Winston Churchill defined an optimist as a person who sees the opportunity in every difficulty, instead of the difficulty in every opportunity. Upbeat,... Read More

Tax Deductions On Rental Property Income In Canada

 After looking into real estate and if it was truly a viable option in Canada today, I decided that I had better understand some of the tax code associated with the income you get from being a... Read More

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RE/MAX Market Trends: Farm Edition 2013

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iPhone 5S Review Roundup: The Early Verdicts

    Apple’s newest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5S, doesn’t hit stores until Sept. 20. Some reviewers, however, have already had the opportunity to spend a few... Read More

Fall Maintenance Checklist

You’ll be ready for winter’s worst and head off expensive repairs when you complete this checklist of 10 essential fall maintenance tasks. 1.Stow the Mower  If you’re... Read More

11 Brick Fireplace Makeovers

11 Brick Fireplace Makeovers Near the top of the priority list is to paint the paneling. I started in the kitchen with the drop space. This week, I’m planning on temporarily avoiding... Read More

71 Cool Fall Table Settings For Special Occasions

Guys, fall is here! If you are planning a cool family dinner at the weekend, or a party with your friends, a great and cozy fall table setting is a must-have. We’d like to show you... Read More

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