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  • Midwest Minute- Sept 19/18- “Back to the Drawing Board”

    Back to Drawing Board Most people do not realize that a Realtor must undertake continuous educational upgrading to retain their license to practice. Agents located in Lloydminster, with its dual province identity, have the extra responsibility to meet the professional requirements of both jurisdictions. The regulatory bodies, Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) and the …

  • Midwest Minute- Sept 12/18- “Don’t Lose It by Using It”

    Don’t Lose It by Using It We had last Sunday afternoon off, so my wife and I hauled our ATVs northeast of home to a large pasture close to the North Saskatchewan River. Although the wind promised colder weather, the leaves were still on the trees and made for a colorful ride. Deep in a …

  • Midwest Minute- Sept 5/18- “Investment Properties”

    Investment Properties Not sure why but lately I have analyzed numerous multi-family properties for clients ranging from single-family homes and condominiums to structures with six to eight apartments under one roof. We often see investors progress over the years from the ownership of one rental unit to duplexes, four-plexes, and even apartment buildings. Despite what …

  • Midwest Minute- Aug 29/18- “Why Do You Work Where You Work?”

    Why Do You Work Where You Work? I have spent a little time in the outpatient department of the Maidstone primary health center these past few days. Wednesday I was putting tin siding on the wall of a building that covers our livestock handling system. Suddenly, I felt a burning sensation on my cheek delivered …

  • Midwest Minute- Aug 22/18- “When the Queen Comes Calling”

    When the Queen Comes Calling Canadian provinces, with the exception of Quebec, abide by a legal system that has its roots in laws originally crafted centuries ago in England by the monarchy under pressure from its landowners. The reigning King or Queen listened closely to these barons who held the economic and military might of …


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