Kristie Kruger's (ecoagents) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Foothills Real Estate Ltd.
Yard Waste Recycling in Lethbridge, Alberta Well we haven't had a heck of a lot of snow free days, but as soon as they hit, you may be out in your yard.  Hopefully you own a compost, but the average homeowner typically can't compost all of their yard waste, with our short seasons.  The Ci...
Cell Phone Numbers Distributed to Tele-Marketers In Canada, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies this month and so, you may start to receive sales calls on your cell phone. You will be charged for these calls. To prevent this, go to the National DO NOT CALL list. I...
Deposits Made When You Buy a Home In Albertan real estate a deposit must accompany an offer to purchase contract.  Sometimes realtors take it for granted that the clients know all about deposits, but this blog is for all of you out there that would appreciate a breakdown of how deposits work. In ...
Rotary - Urban Spirits Lethbridge Nearly 2 years ago Lethbridge launched a Rotary club called Urban Spirits.  I am including our Facebook link HERE!  Today is our first annual Urban Spirits Masquerade Ball.  We will be enjoying a four course New Orleans style dinner, cocktails, and live music whi...
Combat Fuel Prices by Car Pooling Sure you may know friends, neighbours or family that lives nearby that you can car pool with, but what if you don't? Good news for Lethbridge residents! City of Lethbridge website announces: "The City of Lethbridge, in partnership with, offers...
I just read in a news release today at Lethbridge City Council, an award was presented to Mayor Dodic and City Council in recognition of the Parks Department's 2011 Consulting Engineers of Alberta -Award of Excellence in Community Development. "This is an exciting award for the City of L...
Here's a letter I received via email I wanted to pass on to other Southern Albertans: CASTLE FALLS / BEAVER MINES LAKE SLATED FOR LOGGING The Sustainable Resource Development Department approved the logginglast year for the logging license they had issued to the sawmill in 2005and for the saw...
Grow-Ops in Alberta There's an interesting video online with an interview of George Fowler, a representative of the Alberta Real Estate Association. It was interesting to hear his estimation of their being 7000-8000 grow-ops in Alberta.  That's huge.  I had some clients interested in seei...
A Home Sold = Another Kiva Loan I recently had another closing and am thus able to start and continue another Kiva loan as I pledged to do towards the beginning of my career.  For those of you that aren't familiar with Kiva, it is a micro-finance organization that helps you loan to entreprene...
Competitive Canadians Go Green I recently stumbled across an awesome website that I now plan to spread the word about.  It's called The Green Grouch. It challenges residents of Canada to compete for the becoming the Greenest City by Earth Day 2011.  So far Grande Prairie, AB is in the lead, w...

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