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May 1st, 2011

Here is the power of Social Media - Twitter.. Here is the search column on TweetDeck just seconds after word started to spread that Osama bin Laden is dead. Hundreds of Tweets rolling by before President Obama spoke. Very powerful stuff that has changed the way we communicate


April 8th, 2011
Terrific story from Kirsten Dirksen about a living a large life in a very small space. 

By choosing a studio that measures just 12 feet by 7 feet, Felice Cohen can afford to live in Manhattan's Upper West Side where apartments rent for an average of $3,600 per month. She pays just over $700 for her 90-square-foot microstudio. After a bit of adjustment she now loves living smaller, simpler and ...


April 7th, 2011
Had a really neat opportunity to see a house being demoed today by some clients of mine. They bought the house for the lot last summer and are going to build their dream home on this huge inner city Calgary lot.


March 19th, 2011
Here is the smack back to the RE/MAX ad. Thanks to Paul Morris, Managing Director of McKelvie Group - Royal LePage Foothills. Great stuff!!



March 19th, 2011
Competitors sometimes do great things that need to be acknowledged.. RE/Max hit one out of the park in my opinion with this ad.. Love it.. Very clever..



March 18th, 2011
Here is a huge shout out to Kevin Jagger as he pursues his dream of being an Olympic Speed Skater.. Big strides forward today as he skated his personal best in the 1000m. Great Stuff. 

Read about Kevin's journey here..


February 17th, 2011
Cochrane's brand new Urgent Care Centre is now open. It's a major development for Cochrane and one that is long overdue..


October 18th, 2010

Big day today as new Mayors, Councilors, Aldermen, etc will be chosen across the province as it is election day.. Take some time and get to your polling station.

Civic Election Day Blog Transcription

Hi there Rob Reynar here, checking in. Well, it's election day in Alberta, civic elections. I am just encouraging everybody to get out there and vote. Lot of people fought and died for us ...


August 20th, 2010

Thick forest fire smoke from BC is very present in Cochrane and most of Alberta today.

Cochrane Smoke Blog Transcription

Hey there Rob Reynar here checking in. Nothing Real Estate related today. I just wanted to show you how thick the smoke was in Cochrane today. Normally you can see the big hill quite clearly from here, I am up and sunset looking the town office right down the Cochra ...


April 30th, 2010

The Lot auction in Monterra on Cochrane Lakes is just a couple of days away.. Here's a storey that ran on CTV Calgary about the sale.

Here is a link to the available lots.

The Auction goes on May 2, 2010 at the BMO Centre on Stampede Park 2:00pm

I will be there and update how things go.. I will be updating my Twitter Status from the Auction so follow me @RobReynar


Land Lease Deals Boom

February 18th, 2010

Really great news today from Alberta's Oil and Gas sector.. Looks like land leases are being snapped up again..

Land Lease Deals Boom Blog Transcription

Hey There! Rob Reynar here, checking in. Some reall ...

Social Media & Real Estate

February 14th, 2010
Presentation on Social Media given to Royal LePage Foothills Realtors by Rob Reynar on Feb 8 2010. Earl Grey Golf Course in Calgary Alberta Canada.

Social Media and R ...

Gary Vee Post

February 9th, 2010

As promised here's the Gary Vaynerchuk video I referred to in my Social Media presentation yesterday to Royal LePage Foothills.

Gary Vee Post Blog Transcription



Ask The Consumer

February 9th, 2010

My Brokerages is making some changes to it's website and it got me thinking, has anyone asked the consumer what they like in a Real Estate webiste?? 

Ask The Consumer Blog Transcription

Hey there! Rob Re ...

Surprise Referral

January 6th, 2010

Nice call this morning from Derrick Brucks of Howell Realty Ltd. Meadow Lake Saskatchewan, he has a referral cheque for me! I'm really e ...

No More 5% Down?

December 22nd, 2009

The Federal Government is talking about upping the down payment amount needed to buy a home. Housing is a big sector of the economy, the T ...

Great Save

December 6th, 2009

Just a little break from the Real Estate world for a moment. You have to see the save that Kipper made against the Sharks last night... Maybe one of the most athletic saves I've ever seen.

Lest We Forget

November 11th, 2009

Take some time today and pay respect to those who gave us this great life....

MOvember is Here!

November 5th, 2009

I'm sporting a Moustache in support of Movember! I encourage you to support my stash by generously donating and help me raise some much needed funds. This is a global initiative to raise awareness and dollars for the fight against prostate cancer. The money raised in Canada goes directly to Prostrate Cancer Canada. Click Here to Dontate!

Thanks to Very Thoughtful Clients

November 4th, 2009

Just received a very nice gesture from some clients of mine in Cochrane. Very not nessesary, but thoughtful. Sometimes life happenes and as they say, best laid plans...

Got a Visit from Halifax.

November 2nd, 2009

I Had a great chat recently with Andrew Perkins from Exit Realty Metro in Halifax. It was great of him to take some time out of his vacation for some shop talk. Sounds to me like the Halifax market is heating up just like ours! Remember you can click READ MORE to leave a comment on this blog post!

Why I Haven't Blogged In Awhile

October 30th, 2009

Sorry I have been off the grid and haven't blogged for a week or so. I have a good reason! Let's just say we've had some changes around the house...

Cochrane Eagle Ad Mistake

October 14th, 2009 - Ooops... Sorry about that. My apologies to some fine folks in Gleneagles of Cochrane for erroneously advertising that I sold their home..

Google Street View

October 13th, 2009 - Another great advancement to my website thanks to Ubertor.. I now have Google Street View enabled on my listings.

Stephen Harper sings The Beatles

October 4th, 2009

Great vid of Prime Minster Stephen Harper playing the piano and singing a Beatles classic with Yo Yo Ma....

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