Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks REALTOR®, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

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Aug 21, 2018
Be Flexible with Showing Times: Real Estate Tidbit
Be Flexible With Showing Times, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks Real Estate
 
When your house is listed, it can be a bit of a pain to always make the home available for sho...
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Hide Personal Information When Your House is Listed: Real Estate Tidbit
Hide Personal Information When Your House is Listed, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks Real Estate
 
It's so important to hide your personal information when potential home buyers are walking through...
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Restoration Hardware Inspired Antique Book Bundles - Home Decor Tidbit

Restoration Hardware Inspired Antique Book Bundles - Home Decor Tidbit


These Restoration Hardware inspired antique book bundles are so easy to make yourself and are so inexpensive....

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for June 2018
June 2018 Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics
 
The number of sales in detached Okotoks homes increased this month, with 53 sales compared to just...
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Re-Arrange Furniture to Maximize Space - Real Estate Tidbit
Re-Arrange Furniture to Maximize Space: Real Estate Tidbit
 
Furniture placement is so important when staging your home to sell. It allows you the opportunity...
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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for May 2018

We saw a MAJOR increase in inventory levels for detached Okotoks homes in May.

There were 125 new listings...
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Clean the Ceiling Fans Before Listing: Real Estate Tidbit

 

 

The reason I do these real estate tidbit video's is to educate people based on the things...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for April 2018


Market activity in April was relatively the same as March.


We saw a Median Sale price of detached Okotoks...

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Leave The House For Showings - Real Estate Tidbit

Leave the house for Showings, Real Estate Tidbit

 

When you list your home for sale, you'll obviously have potential home buyers that want to view...

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Use White Towels to Stage the Bathroom: Home Staging Tidbit

 

When I'm staging bathrooms for my sellers, my go to item is fluffy white towels. They are so simple,...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for March 2018

 

The Okotoks real estate market statistics for March are fairly close to February's statistics,...

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Clean the Countertops for Showings: Real Estate Tidbit

 

Don't forget about the kitchen countertops when preparing your house for a showing. 

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Clean Up After Pets Before Showings - Real Estate Tidbit

 

Your pets are family members too. And that means they can also make a mess sometimes.

 

When...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for February 2018

Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for February 2018

 

Okotoks real estate market activity has certainly increased in February with a total of 36 total...

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Dream House Goals: Gas Stove or Flat Top?

Dream House Goals: Gas or Flat Top Stove? Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Realtor, Homes for sale in Okotoks

 

When it comes to stoves, I find there are mixed opinions.

 

Some people LOVE their gas stoves...

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Ensure The Property is Clean For Possession Day: Real Estate Tidbit

Ensure The Property is Clean For Possession Day: Real Estate Tidbit Video,  Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

As a homeseller, when you vacate the property, the house should be left clean for the new homeowners....

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for January 2018

Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for January 2018,  Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

January's numbers show the Okotoks real estate market has definitely cooled.


The average days on...

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Home Is Where You Put Down Roots

Home is Where You Put Down Roots, Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

Home is where you put down roots; You plant yourself there, you grow, you soak up the sun.

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Dream House Goals: What's Your Home Style?

What's Your Okotoks Home Style? A Bungalow or a 2 Storey? Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

What do you prefer; a Bungalow or a 2 Storey?

 

Some home buyers favour a bungalow because...

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Remove Personal Photo's Before Listing Your Home: Real Estate Tidbit

 

 Remove Personal Photo's Before Listing Your Home to Sell, Real Estate Tidbit: Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

One BIG piece of advice I always give to my home sellers is to remove personal photo's...

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Dream House Goals: What's in Your En-Suite?

What's in Your Dream En-suite? A soaker tub or a large shower?  Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

Many couples I work with say they never use their soaker tub & instead prefer a larger shower...

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Obtain Property Insurance Before Possession Date: Real Estate Tidbit Video

Obtain Property Insurance Before Possession Date: Real Estate Tidbit Video,  Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

When you're buying a house, you must have property insurance in place before you can take possession...

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Well Hello There!

New Year Greeting Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 


It's "Me-a-gen"....it's a new year so I thought I'd say 'hello' & introduce myself to my new...

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Okotoks Real Estate Markets Statistics for December 2017

Okotoks Real Estate Market Stats Dec 2017, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Activity increased slightly in December over November as some homebuyers purchased before the mortgage...

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Merry Christmas Okotoks

Merry Christmas Okotoks from Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks

 

As 2017 comes to a close, I'd like to acknowledge and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and the...

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Leave Outdoor Lights on For Evening Showings: Real Estate Tidbit

Leave Outdoor Lights on For After Dark Showings, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Winter is here. Whether we like the winter season or not, it means that home sellers have to keep...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for November, 2017

November 2017 Real Estate Market Statistics,  Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate, Okotoks REALTOR®, Homes For Sale in Okotoks


While activity has been slow, the Median Sale price for detached Okotoks homes increased in November when...

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Can You Still Decorate for Christmas if Your House is Listed? Real Estate Tidbit

Can You Still Decorate for Christmas if Your Home is Listed? Real Estate Tidbit; Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professional Inc.

 

When your house is listed during the Christmas season, should you decorate your house?

 

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Shovel the Walkways & Driveways For Showings: Real Estate Tidbit

Shovel the walkways & driveways for showings, Real Estate Tidbit; Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professional Inc.

 

Now that winter and the snow has arrived, it adds a few extra details that home sellers need to...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics - October 2017

October 2017 Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.


We saw another slow month in October. Sales price & days on market are very close to September's lower...

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Should You Get a Home Inspection? Real Estate Tidbit

Should You Get a Home Inspection? Real Estate Tidbit, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

When you decide you want to submit an offer on a property, should you get a home inspection?

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New Mortgage Rules Effective January 1, 2018

New Mortgage Rules January 1, 2018 - Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Effective January 1, 2018, it will be tougher for home buyers putting more than 20% down to qualify...

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CAPTURING OKOTOKS: A quiet pond in Air Ranch, Okotoks

Wetland in Air Ranch Okotoks, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

This photo captures a quiet, serene pond in the community of Air Ranch, which is located on the...

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Organize the Linen Closets Before Listing Your Home: Real Estate Tidbit

Organize the Linen Closets Before Listing Your Home, Real Estate Tidbit, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Don't forget, when you list your house, potential home buyers look in every storage area to see...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics for September 2017

Sept 2017 Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics, Meagen Mackenzie, Real Estate Professionals Inc, Okotoks realtor


September saw a slight decrease in sale price & the number of sales.


Ask most realtors and they'll...

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Empty the Garbages Before Showings: Real Estate Tidbit

Empty the Garbages before showings, Meagen Mackenzie, Okotoks Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

If your house is listed, don't forget to empty all the garbages before a showing...or try to keep...

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CAPTURING OKOTOKS: Stockton Block Building on McRae

Stockton Block Building Okotoks, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

I love old brick buildings; they have so much character. And the Stockton Block Building in Okotoks...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Snapshot for August 2017

Okotoks Real Estate Market Stats August 2017, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professional Inc.

 

Interesting stats this month...Median Sale Price increased to $450,000 from $437,750 in July. ...

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Clean Inside Appliances Before Listing Your Home: REAL ESTATE TIDBIT

 Clean Inside Appliances Before Listing Your House, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

As a homebuyer, have you ever walked through a listing and thought to yourself...'Hmm, this...

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CAPTURING OKOTOKS: Cimarron Pond

Cimarron Pond in Okotoks, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

This week on CAPTURING OKOTOKS, we have a happy family of geese enjoying a beautiful morning in...

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Keep the Lawn Mowed When Your Home is Listed: REAL ESTATE TIDBIT

 Keep the Lawn Mowed when your Home is Listed, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks Real Estate, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

If you decide to list your home in the summer, you may need to put a little more effort...

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The Benefits of Using a REALTOR® to Sell Your Home

The Benefits of Using a REALTOR® to Sell Your Okotoks Home, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Selling your home is a complex process that can be stressful and time-consuming. An experienced...

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CAPTURING OKOTOKS: The Community of Suntree

Suntree Okotoks, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

This photo captures a quiet spot to sit in Suntree Park, located in Suntree, one of Okotoks most...

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Okotoks Real Estate Market Snapshot for July 2017

Okotoks Real Estate Market Stats July 2017, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Okotoks market activity cooled in the month of July as families were out enjoying the warm summer...

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Display Seasonal Planters for Showings: REAL ESTATE VIDEO TIDBIT

Display Seasonal Planters for Showings, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks Real Estate, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Adding some seasonal planters to your homes exterior is a great way to add instant colour and appeal....

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CAPTURING OKOTOKS: The Sheep River

Capturing Okotoks, The Sheep River, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

This week we did a short video of the Sheep River in Okotoks.

 

These are short clips of a...

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CAPTURING OKOTOKS: Olde Towne Plaza

Okotoks Olde Towne Plaza, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

We're starting something new...each week, we'll post a photo of some of our favourite places in...

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Clean the Windows Before Listing Your Home: REAL ESTATE TIDBIT VIDEO

Clean the Windows Before Listing Your Home, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks Real Estate, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

Cleaning the windows before you list your home can make it brighter and remove dirt and grime that...

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June 2017 Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics

June 2017 Okotoks Real Estate Market Statistics, Meagen Mackenzie REALTOR®️, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

June's real estate numbers are very close to May's.

 

In total, there were 43 sales in detached...

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Stage Outdoor Spaces for Showings: REAL ESTATE TIDBIT

Stage Outdoor Spaces for Showings, Meagen Mackenzie Okotoks Real Estate, Real Estate Professionals Inc.

 

If your home is listed in the summer, it's the perfect opporunity to WOW buyers by staging your...

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