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You may not need an expensive addition to expand your space. Increase your usable square footage with these ideas:


Renovate your basement or attic. Finishing unused areas in your home is the best way to increase livable space and add value. Create a play room, a home theatre, extra bedrooms, or an office, and consider adding a bathroom.
Use common condo elements. Your unit may be small, but you can live large. Hang out by the pool, meet friends in the billiards room, bring your laptop to the lounge, host an event in the party room, or serve dinner in the rooftop garden.


Rethink it. Work underutilized space to your advantage. Would your dining room be more workable as a home office? Use part of your hall closet for extra linens or pantry items. That unused bedroom could be a sizable walk-in closet.
Rearrange furniture. Place furniture to optimize the function and flow of your room. Remove bulky, crowding pieces and invest in low, sleek furnishings for a clean, uncluttered sightline.
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I am proud to be associated with Royal LePage Canada and this is just one of many reasons:


At the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation we are working to put abuse out of commission by contributing more than $7,240,000 since 1999 to help women and children in shelters across Canada.
Statistics tell us that 50% of Canadian women have experienced abuse and 360,000 children witness domestic violence each year.

 
Women’s shelters provide a safe haven for those who need it most.
“Royal LePage has been an incredible partner and friend of Interval House. They have supported us financially and they have supported us with their skill, their talent, and their drive. They help us do what we do best, which is care for women and children who are in crisis and in danger of losing their houses and their lives,” - Lesley Ackrill, Executive Manager of Interval House, Toronto, Ontario
There are 150 shelters across Canada supported by their local REALTORS®. These shelters make a lasting...
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Here is reprint I received via email from Northern Gateway, hope you enjoy.
- Welcome to the first issue of the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines electronic newsletter. This eNewsletter will keep you informed about the project, delivering up-to-date information that matters to you directly to your inbox.We hope you'll take a few moments to catch up on progress made with our public consultation process, our Aboriginal relationships, and other relevant project updates.

Click here to view online newsletter.

Cheers

Dean Birks

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I have just compiled the MLS data of Sales and Listings for 2008 here in Prince George. This report is for Detached homes within City limits. You will note that Prince George has done alot better than most claim.
Also note that May, June, July data is not available and is not represented in the data.

Click Here for the report.

Also here is an Economic Profile of Prince George ending 2007. Click Here

All the best in the new year!
Cheers
Dean Birks

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