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Born in Vernon, British Columbia, Krista Ference recounts her early encounters with fashion, with a definite sense of fondness and nostalgia in her voice. 

“Down the road there was Orchard Park Mall. We didn't really have a lot of access but I would go to Aldo or Le Chateau, other stores like that. I always really loved back to school shopping,” says Ference. 

From Snowboarder To Style Savant 

Now Owner and Founder of life/styled, Ference offers a professional styling, wardrobe curation, and white glove concierge service. She’s always had a love for style, even during her time as a national Snowboarder. Krista competed in four X-games but always enjoyed expressing herself through her wardrobe off the slopes. 

“I lived in mostly snowboard

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Jason and Kerri-lyn put themselves in the line of fire for this latest edition of the Holland Seat with a look back at the year that was and a look ahead to 2021

 

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year! Stay tuned for more episodes of the Holland Hot Seat in 2021.

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It’s a neighbourhood that comes with a built in dose of holiday spirit. Crestwood, home to the famous Candy Cane Lane, enjoys an extremely active real estate market. Homes in this family friendly neighbourhood range from $400,000 all the way up to multi-million dollar properties according to Realtor Jason Holland.

“You will have homes all the way from small 1100 SQFT bungalows built in the 1950s to large infill properties,” says Holland. 

“From schools to outdoor rinks to parks, cafes, little shops, support local you get a little bit of everything it’s kind of it’s own little city. From grocery stores to the blackbird café it’s the perfect little community,” says Realtor Kerri-lyn Holland.

“We live in Crestwood as well and it’s a great place

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This month on the blog we head over to a stunning listing in the Bonnie Doon sub-division of River Heights to check in with Designer Cory Christopher for his tips on Holiday Tablescaping done two ways. This segment was created in partnership with Cory and his team as part of ‘A Very Cory Christmas’. The virtual on demand event includes 4 hours of workshops, DIY projects and Christmas decor inspiration, to check out the entire selection of workshops available click here.

 

Mix & Match

Use a variety of different festive plating options to add visual interest and texture. Using your regular dinner plates as a base and stacking on top a mix of appetizers plates will help you utilize what you already have while still adding an extra festive

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Very excited to launch our first ever Holland Hot Seat session with Mortgage Broker Michelle Lapierre of Mortgage Tailors. After a similar session with our own office we wanted to start a series reaching out to colleagues and friends for their take on real estate, industry and life. In this episode Kerri-lynn and Michelle discuss the historically low mortgage interest rates, how they should affect your purchasing decisions and what we might be seeing come 2021. 

 


Michelle Lapierre is a Mortgage Broker with Mortgage Tailors and she is passionate about making the mortgage process a pleasant and empowered experience. She brings skills from a 10 year career in finance and professional sales to provide clients with top notch service.

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This month on the blog we head over to a stunning listing in the Bonnie Doon sub-division of River Heights to check in with Designer Cory Christopher for his tips on dressing an entrance to impress this holiday season. This segment was created in partnership with Cory and his team as part of ‘A Very Cory Christmas’. The virtual on demand event includes 4 hours of workshops, DIY projects and Christmas decor inspiration, to check out the entire selection of workshops available click here

 

Utilize Over-Sized Baskets Instead of Urns

Using a non traditional container to flank either side of your front door will add an element of visual interest and really make your entrance stand out. Woven baskets that you may even already have around the

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We acknowledge that we live and operate on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting grounds, gathering place, and travelling route to the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.

In an effort to educate ourselves further on treaty agreements, we wanted to gain a better understanding of how our work, our industry and our community has been impacted by the current state of partnerships with local First Nations and what we can do as realtors, neighbours and allies to move the industry in a more open and progressive direction. We would like to thank all of the individuals who took time to share their stories and their

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From high street boutique shopping and world-class restaurants to mature neighbourhoods with 100-year old trees within 5 minutes of the downtown core, the luxury market in Edmonton is unique. Rooted along Canada’s largest urban park; the North Saskatchewan river valley - Edmonton is a city full of hidden gems, exciting new developments and an ever evolving professional sector attracting investors and buyers with diverse backgrounds.  

 

“Edmontonians as a whole and myself included, it’s quiet wealth. You might drive a nice car, you might dress well but there’s not a lot of flash. It’s not like Calgary or Vancouver or even Toronto,” says realtor Kerri-lyn Holland. 

“From Wolf Willow Estates, all the way through infill communities like

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Manchester Square Flourishes with Energy, Excitement and European Flair as New Retail Development Sets to Open

The finishing touches are almost complete, and already the beautifully designed Manchester Square is a standout destination on the corner of 120 Street and 107 Avenue in Queen Mary Park. With refined European style and architecture, the unique building will be home to 19 locally owned shops and businesses, and showcases a chiming clock tower, coloured lit fountain, indoor alley way and cool outdoor patios.

“I’m from Europe and I absolutely love Europe, - the smell, the touch, the feel, the environment – everything about it” explains Anton Morgulis, the developer of Manchester Square from 76 Group Co. “There are a lot of

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Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods have always been an attractive real estate choice for today’s home buyers desiring luxury living.  Marked by an array of beautifully designed houses, canopied treed streets, walkable paths and close proximity to downtown, there’s only a few select locations in the city that simply have it all. 

One such quiet spot with great investment potential is the quaint established community that lives up to its name -  River Heights in Bonnie Doon, high above the banks of the North Saskatchewan River.

 

“Bonnie Doon is divided up into two areas. You have regular Bonnie Doon and then you have the exclusive River Heights section, and in the section of River Heights you’re going to find larger homes, homes with views

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