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Concerts and Performances In Regina

(January 4 - 5) Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella.  This Tony Award winning Broadway musical is delighting audiences with its contemporary take on a classic tale.  This lush production features and incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations, and all the moments you love.  Show starts at 7pm on the 4th and 1pm and 7pm on the 5th.  (Conexus Arts Centre)

(January 7 - 29) Classic Movie Monday.  Enjoy a different screening of a classic movie each Monday.  Movies include: A Star is Born, Casino, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the Graduate.  Admission is free.  (Casino Regina Show Lounge)

(January 8) Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany.  This remarkable story is the tale

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Tourney Family Holiday Treats

The holiday season brings together family and friends.  Not only are there good times and laughs, but there is also good food…and lots of it!  Joyce and Leanne Tourney wanted to share with you two of their favourite family recipes.

Joyce’s Cheese Ball - This delicious appetizer will have you coming back for seconds and thirds!

Ingredients:

8 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese

4 oz Finely grated Medium Cheddar

Squirt of lemon juice

Dash of Cayenne Pepper

1 tablespoon of finely chopped Onion

1 tablespoon of finely chopped Green Pepper

Dash of Worcestershire Sauce

Parsley (optional)

Walnuts (optional)

Directions:

Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl.  Use your hands to shape into

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5 Reasons Why Winter Is A Great Time To Sell Your Regina Home

With Saskatchewan temperatures dropping and the holidays quickly approaching, many assume that waiting till spring to sell their Regina home is their best bet. Some fear that the cold, dry weather will ward off potential buyers, but waiting for sunny days to return might not be the most advantageous choice.

Listen:

We understand that you want to take advantage of the housing market when it comes to selling your Regina home. Everyone does!

But there are plenty of serious buyers scouring listings through the winter. Real estate transactions occur every day, regardless of season.

Not only do you have a chance at selling your Regina home in the winter months, but depending on the buyer’s circumstances, you might just make their holiday by

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Community Events in Regina this December 2018

The holidays are fast approaching and there are plenty of fun activities happening in and around Regina that you can enjoy with family and friends.

Concerts and Performances In Regina:

A Celtic Family Christmas. One of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia’s most important exports and a superstar in the Celtic music world, fiddler, and step-dancer, Natalie MacMaster has built a sterling, multi-decade career on electrifying playing and must-see performances. Show is at 8pm/ (Casino Regina).

(December 5-17) White Christmas. SaskExpress presents White Christmas based upon the Paramount Pictures Film.  Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after WWII.  The dazzling score

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Regina Home Owners Guide to Protecting Your Home While On Vacation
As soon as winter comes and the temperature drops we begin to dream about leaving Regina for warmer destinations. One thing we may forget to do is to prepare our home for our absence so that when we come back our home is just as we left it.
Here are some things to consider before you depart:

House Checks -
Have a trusted friend or family check on your house daily or at the least every other day. There are also professional companies you can hire to do this. The Commissionaires, for example, offer a HomeWatch Service.
https://www.commissionaires.ca/en/south-saskatchewan/service/individual/homewatch-services

Some of things you might want to have your Home Checker do include:
1.

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Q3 2018 Regina Market Report

Home to abundant culture, entertainment, and one of the continent’s largest urban parks, it’s no wonder why Regina holds a reputation as one of the most vibrant Canadian cities.

If you’re looking for a home in a bustling, yet charming area complete with festivals and events to explore the whole year round, Regina just might be the place for you and your family. Before you make your move, check out our Buyer’s Guide and be sure to stay up to date on the latest market conditions and trends.

To give you a sense of where we’re headed, let’s take a look at Regina’s city and region real estate market trends for 2018, and the forecast for the coming year.

Q3 2018 Market Overview & Changes

Of course, Canada's overall economy has played a

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The ultimate guide ot getting a mortgage in regina, sk

Residents love Regina for its sense of community.  It is a city where you can plant some roots and live a lifestyle you have always dreamed of.  Whether you’re moving as a single professional or as a family, this dynamic city is bound to feature a home for sale that suits your needs and preferences.

If you’re currently looking to get a mortgage in Regina, we know what you’re thinking:

Getting a mortgage seems like quite an intensive and daunting process at first. There’s a lot of paperwork to fill out, hoops to jump through, and local rules to follow in order to have a shot at your dream property.

Look:

The best way to make sure you’re ready to get a mortgage in Regina is to arm yourself with knowledge of the home buying process and a

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Regina Winter Survival Guide

With subzero temperatures and arctic snow just around the corner, it is time for you to get your Regina home ready for winter.

By taking charge now, homeowners can minimize heating inefficiencies and avoid home insurance claims that the next stretch of frigid months can bring. Regina homes often take a beating during the winter. The good news is that there are several inexpensive things that you can do to make sure that you stay warm and cozy and avoid any winter mishaps.

A Regina Home Owner's Guide to Winter

Winter Preparation Outside Your Home

1. Blow out those sprinkler systems. The ritual irrigation blow-out should happen before the first freeze, as the frost level extends below the depth of your installed piping. There are several

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Events in Regina Fall 2018

Events in Regina this fall 2018 are going to keep you busy! Not only are there concerts, community events, family-friendly events, and food and drink events, but also an endless array of things to do, inside and out!

Family Events in Regina

(Sept 8 - October 14) Happy Hollow Corn Maze. Saskatchewan's premier corn maze is back for another year! This family farm offers over 15 attractions to help you fall into the spirit of the season! Open weekends 10 am - 6 pm. (Lumsden)

(September 16) Terry Fox Run. This iconic Canadian fundraising event has raised millions of dollars towards cancer research, and its annual run is one of Regina's biggest community-wide events! Registration opens at 8:30 am for either the 5km or 10km runs. (TC Douglas

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