Real Estate Blog


Summary

Tara Borle is a Lead Mortgage Planner with Mortgage Architects who always goes above and beyond for her clients. She has a passion for what she does and her years of experience in the business help her to meet her clients needs.

Describe your business

As a Mortgage Broker I have access to more than 50 financial institutions. That is why I can assist my clients in meeting their homeownership goals by shopping around for the best rate for their unique needs

What would your customers say they love most about your business?

A common review I get from my clients is that I take the time to answer any questions and do what needs to be done to get the best rate for them. I take pride in my non-judgmental approach to every client’s unique

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Miranda Zechel is co-owner of the family run business known as Cloud Nine Pajamas. She and her family share a passion for the comfort found in a great pair of pajamas!

Describe your business

Cloud Nine presents comfort as a way of life; where relaxation meets luxury and style to ensure you feel your best. After a full day of running errands, taking care of others, or working at the office, what feels better than putting on your favourite pair of pajamas? Or curling up with a coffee, good book, and blanket in a well loved lounge-wear outfit?
Comfort is the key to a happy and healthy lifestyle; so lounge on a Sunday morning, put on your favourite pajamas after work, and relax in what makes you feel your finest. We carry the largest variety

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Carol Malko is the owner of Condo First Review, a business looking to help buyers make informed decisions about potential condo purchases. Having 30+ years of experience in the Real Estate business, Condo First Review seeks to make confusing condo documents easy to understand since buying a condo also means buying into a condo corporation.

Describe your business

Our goal is to provide buyers the information they need to make an informed decision reducing any risk of surprise when buying into a condominium corporation. First, we ensure the buyer has all missing document (90% of packages need both updated and missing documents), then we provide point by point analysis, this allows them to deal with any financial obligations prior to the

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Nicola Baird-Latham is an independent travel consultant specializing in Destination Weddings, Honeymoons and Disney trips.

Describe your business

I am a travel agent who specializes in Destination Weddings, Honeymoons and Disney.

What made you decide to specialize in this business?

The market 10 or so years ago was heading towards people doing their own flights online as booking engines were becoming easier to use at any time of the day or night. I knew that I needed a niche and that something like destination weddings. Destination weddings were something that people needed guidance with in the form of assistance to the bride/groom and coordination with the wedding department for generally a year or so. Most people prefer to

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Claudette Riopel is the proud owner of Papillion Hair Salon. This St. Albert full service hair salon specializes in many great services including barbering, colors, cuts, up-dos, hair extensions and waxing.

Describe your business

Papillion is a full service hair salon that specializes in barbering, waxing, color, cuts, up-dos and hair extensions. We are constantly evolving through education and have been serving St. Albert since est. 1985.

What made you decide to open this business?

I decided to open this business because I had a passion for the industry. I was wanting to be at the top of the beauty industry.

What was it like when you first started?

It was exciting when I first started. I had to be driven and forward; 32

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Summary

Kristen Patrick is a St. Albert entrepreneur sharing the #2 selling premium skin care brand in the US, Rodan + Fields.

Describe your business

I share the #2 selling premium skin care brand in the US, Rodan + Fields. The right ingredients & the right formulation in the right order = results!

What made you decide to open this business?

The opportunity to partner with 2 world renowned dermatologists, to spread and tell people about Rodan + Fields and to help make this a global brand.

What was it like when you first started?

It was exciting and scary when I first started, but it's been so much fun each day!

What has surprised you most when owning a business?

How it has improved my confidence in my abilities.

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Vortek Construction Ltd. is owned by St. Albert family man Chris Bargy. Chris takes pride in his clients being 100% satisfied with his company's remediation and renovation work.

Describe your business

My company specializes in residential and commercial renovations including mould abatement. Depending upon the project I take the time to either discuss with the client their needs or I assess and diagnose an issue allowing for a detailed quote.

What made you decide to open this business?

After having worked in the industry from a young age I began to notice poor quality in homes or had heard negative experiences from many people. I wanted to provide completed renovations for homeowners in a professional manner where I was not forced

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Bambini and Roo is a business specializing in Natural & Organic Skin Care, Baby Goods, Maternity, Women's Products, Natural Remedies for Skin Ailments, Holistic Remedies, Organic Tea, Aromatherapy & Essential Oils, Bath & Body Products and Hand Made Gifts.

 Describe your business

Bambini and Roo is a business specializing in Natural & Organic Skin Care, Baby Goods, Maternity, Women's Products, Natural Remedies for Skin Ailments, Holistic Remedies, Organic Tea, Aromatherapy & Essential Oils, Bath & Body Products and Hand Made Gifts. UCHI is a product line found within Bambini and Roo that carries handmade, stylish nursing covers and baby carriers, as well as hospital grade pump rentals, nursing bras, maternity fashions.

What made

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Edge Photography
Summary

Edge Photography is owned & operated by Paul Thurlin a National Award Winning Photographer. Edge Photography offers services for family portraits, weddings, corporate events & business purpose.

Interviewee: Paul Thurlin - Owner

Describe your business

Edge Photography is the creative imaging house for national award winning photographer Paul Thurlin. Paul offers balanced lifestyle portraits for families, children and for business. And for couples and weddings, romantic images that help you rekindle those courting memories. For actors and models, get captured with an upscale fashion vibe. Images that connect! Paul creates artful prints, albums and canvases to enrich your lives!

What made you decide to open this business?

A passion

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John & Tina Pell are the owner/operators of Canadian Clean Air Services Ltd (CCAS). You are sure to been impressed with their professionalism and quick efficient service. They have been serving the St. Albert & Edmonton Area for years and recently expanded to Seba Beach. They are wonderful people and community leaders.

Interviewee: John Pell - Owner

Describe your business 

I have a heating and air conditioning business servicing the St. Albert area. I have over 30 years of combined experience servicing and installing heating and cooling equipment in residential homes.

What made you decide to open this business?

As a young person growing up in rural Ontario, I always dreamed of owning and operating my own business. I

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