Unforgettable Spaces is so unique in that it was the only company that offered us options to choose from. We had to arrange the staging long-distance from Mexico and Stephanie and her crew made it so easy and seamless. We were so very pleased with the arrangement chosen, all expedited quickly and with the minimum of stress – actually, no stress to us at all.Thank you to Stephanie – the pictures were great and we have already recommended your services to others – you are so professional and so very good at what you do.- Ann Pugh jones 


Why work with professionals? 

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What are you good at? We are all good at something! And this is why you should trust professionals to help you out with specific things. Professionals train on their talents and take time to learn everything they can about the service before offering it. When hiring someone to do a specific job, look into their credentials and insurance, and if you still get a bad vibe from them don’t hire them!!! There are many other people who are available to help you out.

Would you trust your pet to help you in court? Probably not; hiring professionals can help save you time, money and heartache.

So if you have a specific problem and items to get done, why not look into hiring a professional to help you out?

Feature company  Bloom therapy 

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This week we are featuring an amazing massage clinic in spruce grove. Bloom therapy has great therapist, and I enjoy my treatment every time I go. 

1. How long have you been in business?
Bloom Therapy has been a part of the Spruce Grove community for 2 years. 

2. How many massage therapists are on staff?
We have a total of 4 RMTs on the team who are dedicated to providing the best treatments in town. 

3. What makes Bloom Therapy different?
Bloom Therapy strives to provide the best client experience offering a welcoming and professional atmosphere without the clinical feel. We tailor each treatment to our clients individual needs, ensuring they walk out feeling refreshed, repaired and inspired. 

4. Who can benefit from massages?
Everyone can benefit from massage! We love working with clients who play an active role in their health and wish to maintain full range of motion as long as possible. If you are working at a repetitive job such as office work or long distance driving, then massage therapy is a great way to relieve those overworked muscles and keep you at your optimal physical health. We recommend coming in every 4 – 6 weeks to keep those muscles in top shape. 

5. Do you Direct Bill? What companies?
We offer direct billing for numerous companies including Alberta Blue Cross, National Blue Cross, Sunlife, Great West Life, Manulife, Chamber of Commerce, and Green Shield, among others. 

6. How can we get ahold of you?
You can reach us by calling 780-571-2009, emailing us at kristy@bloomtherapy.ca, checking out our website http://www.bloomtherapy.ca or by following us on social media including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. We would love to answer any questions you might have and introduce you to the lifelong benefits of massage therapy! We can’t wait to meet you!

Who you wouldn’t think to hire

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There are so many entrepreneurs and small business owners you could hire that you wouldn’t think of. If you are having any kind of problem there is someone who can help.

Have an idea but not sure if it is profitable- Business coach

Want to have an eco friendly home- Young living essential oils

Running out of time to walk your dog- Dog walkers or doggy day care

Want to eat well but don’t have time to cook- Professional cook

A great organization to find all these professionals is BNI if you’re interested in trying a meeting, contact me and I can introduce you to many people.

Realtors professional help 

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Theres is so many benefits when working with a professional Realtor to buy and sell your home. If you need some help think of this.

1  Education & Experience

Senior couple visit new home with an estate agent

You don’t need to know everything about buying and selling real estate if you hire a real estate professional who does. Henry Ford once said that when you hire people who are smarter than you are, it proves you are smarter than they are. The trick is to find the right person. For the most part, they all cost roughly the same. Why not hire a person with more education and experience than you? We’re all looking for more precious time in our lives, and hiring pros gives us that time.

2  Agents Are Buffers

Agents take the spam out of your property showings and visits. If you’re a buyer of new homes, your agent will whip out her sword and keep the builder’s agents at bay, preventing them from biting or nipping at your heels. If you’re a seller, your agent will filter all those phone calls that lead to nowhere from lookie loos and try to induce serious buyers to immediately write an offer.

3  Neighbourhood Knowledge

Agents either possess intimate knowledge or they know where to find the industry buzz about your neighbourhood. They can identify comparable sales and hand these facts to you, in addition to pointing you in the direction where you can find more data on schools, crime or demographics. For example, you may know that a home down the street was on the market for $350,000, but an agent will know it had upgrades and sold at $285,000 after 65 days on the market and after twice falling out of escrow.

4  Price Guidance

Contrary to what some people believe, agents do not select prices for sellers or buyers. However, an agent will help to guide clients to make the right choices for themselves. If a listing is at 7%, for example, an agent has a 7% vested interest in the sale, but the client has a 93% interest. Selling agents will ask buyers to weigh all the data supplied to them and to choose a price. Then based on market supply, demand and the conditions, the agent will devise a negotiation strategy.

5  Market Conditions Information

Real estate agents can disclose market conditions, which will govern your selling or buying process. Many factors determine how you will proceed. Data such as the average per square foot cost of similar homes, median and average sales prices, average days on market and ratios of list-to-sold prices, among other criteria, will have a huge bearing on what you ultimately decide to do.

6  Professional Networking

Real estate agents network with other professionals, many of whom provide services that you will need to buy or sell. Due to legal liability, many agents will hesitate to recommend a certain individual or company over another, but they do know which vendors have a reputation for efficiency, competency and competitive pricing. Agents can, however, give you a list of references with whom they have worked and provide background information to help you make a wise selection.

7  Negotiation Skills & Confidentiality

Top producing agents negotiate well because, unlike most buyers and sellers, they can remove themselves from the emotional aspects of the transaction and because they are skilled. It’s part of their job description. Good agents are not messengers, delivering buyer’s offers to sellers and vice versa. They are professionals who are trained to present their client’s case in the best light and agree to hold client information confidential from competing interests.

8  Handling Volumes of Paperwork

One-page deposit receipts were prevalent in the early 1970s. Today’s purchase agreements run 10 pages or more. That does not include the federal- and province-mandated disclosures nor disclosures dictated by local custom. Most real estate files average thicknesses from one to three inches of paper. One tiny mistake or omission could land you in court or cost you thousands. In some states, lawyers handle the disclosures, thank goodness!

9  Answer Questions After Closing

Even the smoothest transactions that close without complications can come back to haunt you. For example, taxing authorities that collect property tax assessments, doc stamps or transfer tax can fall months behind and mix up invoices, but one call to your agent can straighten out the confusion. Many questions can pop up that were overlooked in the excitement of closing. Good agents stand by ready to assist. Worthy and honest agents don’t leave you in the dust to fend for yourself.

10  Develop Relationships for Future Business

The basis for an agent’s success and continued career in real estate is referrals. Few agents would survive if their livelihood was dependent on consistently drumming up new business. This emphasis gives agents strong incentives to make certain clients are happy and satisfied. It also means that an agent who stays in the business will be there for you when you need to hire an agent again. Many will periodically mail market updates to you to keep you informed and to stay in touch.