I Need To Address This Growing Problem…

With the Christmas holiday just around the corner, I felt a compelling need to address this growing Christmas problem…. Ugly sweaters. Beauty they say, is in the eyes of the beholder. Well… behold (and good luck)! From all of us here at Alpha Properties we would like to wish you and your family a very […]

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From A Friend In The USA To My Fellow Canadians

Owning a real estate business like Alpha Properties here in Winnipeg I have had the priviledge to meet a lot of interesting people that I am happy to call my friends. One particular friend from the US found and sent this video to me. It is extremely touching and moving. It goes over the relationship […]

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Sometimes Hand-Me-Downs Are NOT What You Need

It has been a privilege working with John and Valerie as they recently had a unique real estate situation that they needed help with. Even though we see this happen a lot, it’s a unique situation for them. They owned a home that had been passed down from generation to generation since 1975. Valerie grew […]

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What Is Going On With the Winnipeg Housing Market?!?!

As recently as October of this year, the Winnipeg real estate market was considered smoking hot. So hot that there were constant bidding wars for multi-family properties and we even had one big player who came into the Winnipeg housing market and bought over $100 million worth of multi-family units. This just shows how incredibly […]

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow !

With winter just around the corner it is important to clear your sidewalks and driveways to ensure that they do not become too slippery. Another area that needs attention is your roof and if there is a big snow fall you may be out there scraping snow off your roof before winter in Winnipeg is […]

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14 Ways To Winterize Your Winnipeg Home

With temperatures already dropping below freezing, it is time to start preparing your home for the coming winter. With the snow and cold wreaking havoc on homes all over Manitoba it is important that you start early to prevent the winter from doing damage to your home and wallet. Check out these 14 tips for […]

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Home Repair Warning: A Not-So-Solid Foundation

I have noticed that more and more homes in Winnipeg are having foundation issues, which are extremely costly to repair. In older neighbourhoods, some homes being in original condition, date back to the early 1900’s and their age is definitely beginning to show. In a home I purchased last month, this was the main issue […]

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Got Mice? How To Prevent Mice In Your Winnipeg Home.

With temperatures starting to drop in Winnipeg, the mouse population is going to be looking for a warm place to call home for the winter. Cracked foundations, holes in windows and doors, open windows and doors, AND even drains and gas lines. These little critters are sneaky and squeeze into some pretty tiny spaces, which […]

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Selling Your Home to Follow your Dream

I recently worked with a lovely woman in her 70’s who was looking to sell her home and move to London to follow her dream. She wanted to pursue her love of the theatre and needed to sell her home and several of her belongings to make this dream happen. I felt an instant connection […]

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Winnipeg Housing Market Bubble Pops

The Winnipeg housing market appears to be coming to a staggering halt in the past year. Homes are selling for less and are taking longer to sell. It seems that the bubble has finally burst in Winnipeg. Winnipeg is not alone, major cities all across Canada are experiencing the same decline in housing sales. Not […]

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