Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Recipe of the Month - Zucchini Cakes

You can serve these as a side dish, or in smaller portions. They make for a great appetizer. Try them with Tzatziki sauce, you'll love it!

 



2 cups shredded zucchini
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup corn
1 clove pressed garlic
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup white flour
2 eggs
salt and peper to taste

Mix all ingredients together until it’s the consistency of thick cake batter.

Spoon mixture into hot frying pan with a bit of oil. Fry until golden brown.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

June 2014 Sales by Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood Single Family Home Sales Average Single Family Home Selling Price Condo and Townhouse Sales Average Condo and Townhouse Selling Price
Adelaide/Churchill 5 $357,900 1 $320,000
Arbor Creek 11 $515,718 4 $314,000
Avalon 4 $318,125 0 -
Blairmore 0 - 2 $252,000
Brevoort Park 2 $367,500 2 $211,500
Briarwood 12 $530,642 3 $298,500
Buena Vista 5 $308,700 0 -
Caswell Hill 5 $275,700 0 -
Central Business District 0 - 8 $300,863
City Park 4 $309,975 3 $225,333
Confederation Park 11 $287,473 0 -
Dundonald 6 $315,317 1 $140,000
East College Park 8 $335,438 1 $167,500
Eastview 3 $360,333 1 $179,000
Erindale 1 $650,000 0 -
Evergreen 23 $491,109 5 $283,060
Exhibition 3 $346,300 1 $164,500
Fairhaven 3 $316,500 2 $154,000
Forest Grove 2 $336,750 5 $195,300
Greystone Heights 4 $381,750 1 $318,000
Grosvenor Park 2 $433,290 4 $316,200
Hampton Village 22 $405,045 4 $277,200
Haultain 5 $363,380 0 -
Holiday Park 2 $190,500 1 $174,000
Holliston 4 $372,100 0 -
Hudson Bay Park 2 $312,500 0 -
Kelsey/Woodlawn 0 - 0 -
Kensington 0 - 0 -
King George 3 $227,667 0 -
Lakeridge 5 $433,780 0 -
Lakeview 9 $411,333 3 $154,333
Lakewood S.C. 0 - 8 $270,375
Lawson Heights 5 $433,780 4 $238,750
Massey Place 3 $297,667 1 $192,500
Mayfair 1 $216,500 0 -
Meadow Green 2 $256,500 0 -
Montgomery Place 2 $390,450 0 -
Mount Royal 8 $286,088 0 -
North Park 6 $356,833 2 $274,500
Nutana 7 $471,857 10 $261,540
Nutana Park 3 $399,167 0 -
Nutana S.C. 0 - 8 $288,300
Pacific Heights 1 $238,500 0 -
Parkridge 9 $333,944 0 -
Pleasant Hill 2 $135,000 0 -
Queen Elizabeth 2 $423,450 0 -
Richmond Heights 1 $404,000 0 -
River Heights 3 $594,667 4 $175,975
Riversdale 3 $237,333 0 -
Rosewood 9 $503,094 1 $235,599
Silverspring 10 $438,090 3 $298,167
Silverwood Heights 9 $417,544 1 $270,000
Stonebridge 37 $434,896 9 $288,989
Sutherland 12 $310,558 1 $243,000
The Willows 2 $720,000 2 $769,500
University Heights 0 - 9 $284,578
Varsity View 1 $483,000 1 $259,000
West College Park 5 $395,580 1 $245,000
Westmount 6 $201,300 0 -
Westview 5 $287,960 0 -
Wildwood 5 $376,780 22 $307,845
Willowgrove 15 $557,620 9 $317,078
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Saskatoon Real Estate Market Update for June 2014

There were 529 sales reported in areas 1-5 of Saskatoon during June, an increase of 13% over last year when there were 470 reported sales during the month. This is an increase of 7% from last month which saw 493 sales. Areas 6-9, which include acreages and the communities surrounding the city, reported 159 sales during the month, an increase of 36% from last June when there were 117 sales. This is a slight increase of one sale over last month's 158 transactions. 

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Things to do in Saskatoon During July 2014

Happy Canada Day! There's a wide variety of events taking place around Saskatoon this month!

 

Shows, Exhibitions & Other Events


Art of the Book
Date: June 6, 2014 - July 12, 2014
Location: Affinity Gallery

 

A Vital Force: The Canadian Group of Painters
Date: June 26, 2014 - September 14, 2014
Location: Mendel Art Gallery and Civic Conservatory

 

Convoluted Beauty: In the Company of Emily Carr
Date: June 27, 2014 - September 14, 2014
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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Things to do in Saskatoon During June 2014

Summer is here and with it comes all the festivals Saskatoon has to offer along with a plethora of other events taking place around the city this month!

 

Shows, Exhibitions & Other Events

 

School Art
Date: April 11, 2014 - June 8, 2014

Location: Mendel Art Gallery

 

A Queen and her Country
Date: February 21, 2014 - June 8, 2014
Location: Diefenbaker Canada Centre

 

David Thauberger: Road Trips and Other Diversions
Date: April 11, 2014 - June 15, 2014...

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

May 2014 Sales by Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood Single Family Home Sales Average Single Family Home Selling Price Condo and Townhouse Sales Average Condo and Townhouse Selling Price
Adelaide/Churchill 5 $405,780 1 $392,000
Arbor Creek 8 $533,050 3 $265,667
Avalon 5 $417,580 1 $187,000
Blairmore 0 - 2 $199,000
Brevoort Park 2 $369,000 2 $179,950
Briarwood 7 $531,930 5 $327,980
Buena Vista 6 $329,667 1 $205,000
Caswell Hill 8 $260,125 0 -
Central Business District 0 - 9 $315,778
City Park 2 $358,750 3 $229,333
Confederation Park 6 $274,667 1 $250,000
Dundonald 13 $334,231 3 $147,833
East College Park 4 $429,475 1 $207,000
Eastview 4 $379,375 1 $180,000
Erindale 6 $414,208 2 $295,000
Evergreen 14 $504,409 6 $303,667
Exhibition 5 $286,700 1 $182,000
Fairhaven 3 $297,800 4 $211,100
Forest Grove 10 $314,830 3 $206,000
Greystone Heights 1 $380,000 0 -
Grosvenor Park 4 $594,875 2 $318,250
Hampton Village 19 $404,858 6 $288,192
Haultain 3 $397,333 0 -
Holiday Park 3 $283,300 0 -
Holliston 4 $398,600 0 -
Hudson Bay Park 4 $251,000 0 -
Kelsey/Woodlawn 0 - 0 -
Kensington 2 $292,450 0 -
King George 2 $177,500 0 -
Lakeridge 4 $412,725 1 $185,000
Lakeview 8 $430,113 5 $206,600
Lakewood S.C. 0 - 6 $252,325
Lawson Heights 4 $408,813 10 $251,150
Massey Place 4 $259,500 1 $165,000
Mayfair 5 $300,060 0 -
Meadow Green 3 $298,633 1 $133,000
Montgomery Place 1 $353,000 0 -
Mount Royal 1 $314,900 0 -
North Park 1 $350,000 0 -
Nutana 3 $840,000 8 $355,288
Nutana Park 1 $350,000 0 -
Nutana S.C. 0 - 2 $334,500
Pacific Heights 2 $295,000 0 -
Parkridge 6 $352,250 0 -
Pleasant Hill 9 $189,489 0 -
Queen Elizabeth 3 $336,167 0 -
Richmond Heights 0 - 0 -
River Heights 5 $416,450 2 $283,500
Riversdale 3 $184,000 0 -
Rosewood 13 $493,592 2 $261,450
Silverspring 4 $439,875 2 $297,500
Silverwood Heights 9 $399,961 0 -
Stonebridge 28 $446,804 7 $293,000
Sutherland 6 $302,317 6 $202,150
The Willows 1 $1,162,500 1 $500,000
University Heights 0 - 8 $241,938
Varsity View 7 $531,871 2 $271,450
West College Park 3 $496,300 2 $213,000
Westmount 7 $243,786 0 -
Westview 3 $286,667 0 -
Wildwood 3 $441,000 10 $258,940
Willowgrove 19 $515,642 10 $258,940
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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Recipe of the Month - Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a favourite cookie in my household! The banana chocolate chip cookies are kind of like a "cake cookie."

 

 

Directions

 

1 cup white sugar
2/3 cups of softened butter

 

Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until fluffy and light.

 

2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla

 

Beat in the eggs and vanilla.

 

1 cup frozen and then thawed ripe bananas.

 

Add bananas to mixture. Mix throughly.

 

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons...

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Saskatoon Real Estate Market Update for May 2014

There were 493 sales reported in areas 1-5 of Saskatoon during May, an increase of 16% from last year when they were 425 sales reported during the month. This represents an increase of 9% from last month, which had 452 reported sales during the month. Areas 6-9, which includes acreages as well as the communities surrounding Saskatoon, reported 158 sales during May, an increase of 36% from last year when there were only 116. This is up 25% from April, which saw 126 confirmed...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Home For Sale at 947 Hastings Crescent in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

SaskatoonRealty.com is pleased to present 947 Hastings Crescent in Rosewood in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for sale.

 

This brand new 1,442 square foot bi-level sits on a huge corner lot that backs onto a park.  The exterior of the home features a number of upgrades including hardy board trim and vinyl siding.

 

 

Step inside and you will find an exceptional display of custom work and fine finish. The kitchen is home to a beautiful display of cabinetry,...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Home For Sale at 347 Chotem Terrace in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

SaskatoonRealty.com is pleased to present 347 Chotem Terrace in Arbor Creek in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for sale.

 

Built in 1998, this 2,426 square foot two storey home has a walk out basement leading out to a massive yard backing onto a park. Featuring an interlocking brick driveway and plenty of stonework throughout the professional landscaped yard, this home offers tons of space for a growing family or anyone who often entertains guests.

 

 

The main floor...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Recipe of the Month - Old Fashioned Apple Dumplings

Every bite of this delicious recipe takes me back to when I was a child visiting my grandparents on the farm.

 

 

Pastry


2 cups flour
1/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cups cold butter (cut into small pieces)
5 teaspoons of ice cold water

 

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and butter. Mix together by hand or use a pastry cutter until crumbly. Slowly add water, teaspoon by teaspoon, until the crumbly mixture becomes nice and pliable. Wrap...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Things to do in Saskatoon During May 2014

Spring seems to finally have arrived and we've hopefully seen the last of snow until the fall. And with that, all the spring and summer events and festivals are beginning to get underway in Saskatoon.

 

Shows, Exhibitions & Other Events


A Queen and Her Country
Date: February 21, 2014 - June 8, 2014

Location: U of S Diefenbaker Canada Centre

 

David Thauberger: Road Trips and Other Diversions

Date: April 11, 2014 - June 15, 2014

Location: Mendel Art Gallery...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

April 2014 Sales by Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood Single Family Home Sales Average Single Family Home Selling Price Condo and Townhouse Sales Average Condo and Townhouse Selling Price
Adelaide/Churchill 5 $401,100 0 -
Arbor Creek 9 $510,889 6 $275,333
Avalon 4 $397,475 0 -
Blairmore 0 - 1 $258,000
Brevoort Park 5 $401,720 2 $182,200
Briarwood 6 $529,717 2 $445,000
Buena Vista 3 $361,667 0 -
Caswell Hill 6 $240,867 0 -
Central Business District 0 - 6 $325,933
City Park 2 $523,000 2 $172,000
Confederation Park 6 $284,717 1 $175,000
Dundonald 4 $364,250 1 $143,000
East College Park 7 $382,700 2 $199,500
Eastview 0 - 0 -
Erindale 3 $362,633 1 $305,000
Evergreen 19 $489,863 16 $298,970
Exhibition 3 $243,300 2 $287,000
Fairhaven 2 $317,000 2 $183,750
Forest Grove 3 $281,633 4 $180,625
Greystone Heights 6 $403,000 2 $227,500
Grosvenor Park 0 - 0 -
Hampton Village 25 $390,468 6 $278,525
Haultain 4 $299,375 0 -
Holiday Park 2 $337,500 0 -
Holliston 8 $403,488 0 -
Hudson Bay Park 3 $314,967 0 -
Kelsey/Woodlawn 1 $220,000 0 -
Kensington 1 $312,999 0 -
King George 6 $241,167 0 -
Lakeridge 2 $479,250 0 -
Lakeview 5 $483,800 3 $192,667
Lakewood S.C. 0 - 6 $257,417
Lawson Heights 2 $316,500 4 $199,675
Massey Place 3 $238,267 0 -
Mayfair 9 $264,233 0 -
Meadow Green 7 $251,357 0 -
Montgomery Place 1 $364,000 0 -
Mount Royal 4 $251,000 0 -
North Park 4 $294,850 1 $141,000
Nutana 2 $436,000 5 $339,380
Nutana Park 4 $352,500 0 -
Nutana S.C. 0 - 5 $302,680
Pacific Heights 4 $294,825 0 -
Parkridge 5 $312,480 0 -
Pleasant Hill 8 $211,625 0 -
Queen Elizabeth 4 $391,900 0 -
Richmond Heights 0 - 0 -
River Heights 3 $483,033 0 -
Riversdale 3 $219,833 0 -
Rosewood 12 $480,758 3 $372,667
Silverspring 9 $447,889 2 $254,250
Silverwood Heights 18 $392,472 1 $170,000
Stonebridge 18 $424,356 12 $307,033
Sutherland 4 $341,700 1 $209,900
The Willows 2 $1,120,000 2 $577,500
University Heights 0 - 2 $310,000
Varsity View 6 $460,833 7 $318,929
West College Park 0 - 0 -
Westmount 4 $236,250 0 -
Westview 3 $276,333 0 -
Wildwood 3 $315,333 11 $256,105
Willowgrove 12 $550,708 11 $321,018
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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Saskatoon Real Estate Market Update for April 2014

There were 452 reported sales in areas 1-5 of Saskatoon during April, an increase of 3% from last year when there were 437 sales during the month. This is an increase of 18% from last month when 383 sales were reported. Areas 6-9, which include acreages and the communities surrounding the city, reported 126 sales in April, up 11% from last year's 114 sales. This represents an increase of 14% from March, which saw 111 sales. 

 

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

March 2014 Sales by Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood Single Family Home Sales Average Single Family Home Selling Price Condo and Townhouse Sales Average Condo and Townhouse Selling Price
Adelaide/Churchill 4 $382,350 1 $300,000
Arbor Creek 5 $533,000 3 $283,333
Avalon 1 $260,000 0 -
Blairmore 0 - 4 $224,456
Brevoort Park 0 - 2 $191,250
Briarwood 7 $538,143 0 -
Buena Vista 6 $346,888 0 -
Caswell Hill 7 $231,071 2 $365,000
Central Business District 0 - 2 $253,450
City Park 2 $421,250 3 $226,333
Confederation Park 3 $297,000 2 $192,000
Dundonald 4 $308,000 0 -
East College Park 4 $338,200 2 $195,500
Eastview 2 $312,750 0 -
Erindale 4 $413,250 1 $335,000
Evergreen 19 $543,795 8 $282,341
Exhibition 1 $294,900 1 $199,900
Fairhaven 2 $277,000 0 -
Forest Grove 3 $366,376 4 $210,875
Greystone Heights 2 $473,000 0 -
Grosvenor Park 0 - 0 -
Hampton Village 17 $396,756 5 $262,880
Haultain 1 $320,000 0 -
Holiday Park 2 $280,300 0 -
Holliston 2 $352,000 0 -
Hudson Bay Park 0 - 0 -
Kelsey/Woodlawn 3 $192,333 0 -
King George 2 $204,500 0 -
Lakeridge 7 $425,057 0 -
Lakeview 6 $475,650 5 $205,300
Lakewood S.C. 0 - 9 $265,878
Lawson Heights 3 $408,333 3 $222,000
Massey Place 6 $281,567 0 -
Mayfair 5 $221,480 0 -
Meadow Green 0 - 1 $122,000
Montgomery Place 2 $575,000 0 -
Mount Royal 6 $278,583 0 -
North Park 2 $291,500 0 -
Nutana 2 $315,000 8 $252,946
Nutana Park 4 $365,125 0 -
Nutana S.C. 0 - 2 $354,000
Pacific Heights 1 $260,000 0 -
Parkridge 2 $357,000 0 -
Pleasant Hill 4 $153,313 1 $124,500
Queen Elizabeth 1 $335,000 0 -
Richmond Heights 1 $335,000 0 -
River Heights 3 $367,800 0 -
Riversdale 0 - 0 -
Rosewood 12 $531,533 2 $284,625
Silverspring 5 $443,980 2 $266,950
Silverwood Heights 10 $416,190 0 -
Stonebridge 22 $428,778 11 $297,455
Sutherland 3 $354,333 2 $255,500
The Willows 0 - 0 -
University Heights 0 - 2 $345,000
Varsity View 3 $444,000 5 $382,900
West College Park 4 $390,625 0 -
Westmount 6 $257,950 0 -
Westview 3 $321,167 0 -
Wildwood 1 $379,000 6 $230,083
Willowgrove 9 $516,722 14 $365,407
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Things to do in Saskatoon During April 2014

Spring has arrived and it looks like warm weather is hopefully just around the corner. April is shaping up to be another busy month around Saskatoon with a variety of different events taking place.

 

Shows, Exhibitions & Other Events

 

Exhibition: Bronze Sculpture and Modern Contemporary Art
Date: February 3 - April 30, 2014
Location: Delta Bessborough

 

A Queen and Her Country
Date: February 21 - June 8, 2014
Location: Diefenbaker Canada Centre

 

Wearable...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Recipe of the Month - Flavoured Waters

Summer is right around the corner and we're looking forward to being able to sit outside on a hot day and enjoy a cold beverage. Here are a few ideas on how to give your water some added personality and create an even more refreshing drink.

 

 

Cranberry Raspberry Water


1/2 cup of whole cranberries
1/2 cup of raspberries
1 tbsp of lemon flavoured honey

 

Place ingredients into 2 litre jug. Pour 2 cups of boiling water over ingredients. Stir until honey has...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Saskatoon Real Estate Market Update for March 2014

There were 383 reported sales in areas 1-5 of Saskatoon during March, an increase of 11% from last year when there were 344 sales reported during the month. This represents an increase of 28% from last month which had 300 sales. Areas 6-9, which include acreages and the towns and communities surrounding Saskatoon, reported 111 sales in March, down 3% from last year when there were 114 sales during the period. This is an increase of 46% from last month, which saw only 76...

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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Recipe of the Month - Butter Chicken Naan Bread Pizza

This is a quick, easy, and versatile recipe. It makes for a great appetizer or can be served for lunch or dinner.

 

 

Required

 

1 Rotisserie chicken (remove all meat)
1 jar of butter chicken sauce
4 pieces of garlic naan bread (can be acquired at most grocery stores that have a bakery)
1 red onion (finely chopped)
1 container of feta cheese (chopped)
1 bunch of cilantro (chopped)

 

Instructions:

 

Turn oven on to broil.

Place naan bread onto baking...

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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Things to do in Saskatoon During March 2014

As we head into March, hopefully winter begins to draw to a close. It looks like it's going to be another busy month around Saskatoon with a variety of events taking place in the city.

 

Shows, Exhibitions & Other Events


Contemporary Drawing from The National Gallery of Canada
Date: January 24 - March 30, 2014
Location: Mendel Art Gallery and Civic Conservatory

 

Trace Nelson: Walls of Intrigue and Cabinets of Curiosity

Date: January 24 - March 30, 2014
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