Mark Kozak

155-200 4th Avenue South
Lethbridge, ABT1J 4C9
Office: 403-394-7721
Office Fax: 403-394-7729
Cell: 403-795-7653
Direct: 403-331-2100
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Mark Kozak

Mark Kozak Associate

CENTURY 21 Foothills Real Estate
155-200 4th Avenue South
Lethbridge, ABT1J 4C9
Office: 403-394-7721
Cell: 403-795-7653
Direct: 403-331-2100
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Century 21 Home Critic Contest

Not only will you discover your inner home critic, but also enter for a chance to win 21,000 AIR MILES® Reward Miles in the new Century 21 Home Critic Contest!

Planning a Cold Weather Move

If you're planning to move in the snowy season, there are a few things you should consider before moving day: Make sure the utilities are on in your new house. This is the last thing you want to have trouble with in the frigid temperatures and darkness of winter - make sure the heat, lights, and water are taken care of before you plan to sleep in your new place. Clear the snow. You don't ...

Creating a Secondary Suite

It's a popular way of making a home into a revenue-generating opportunity - creating a secondary suite in your basement. But do you know the procedures and regulations involved?    The City of Lethbridge stipulates that before you can develop your lower level you require a "Secondary Suite Permit." Among other requirements, these development regulations apply: One additional off-street ...

It's All About "The Look"

You've done it before - you're out shopping, see something you like, and say, "This looks nice!" Or maybe, "That is sooo cute!" And in lots of cases, what you are seeing has been staged to show it at its best (and hopefully produce that response). Your home is no different. And with most buyers doing a lot of shopping and research online, what kind of an impression does your listing give when they ...

Keeping the Heat Out

Everyone loves the summer heat - but how do we keep the sun from turning our home into an oven? Here's some quick tips for keeping the temperature in your house cool and comfortable, without using air conditioning: Keep doors and windows shut. Move quickly in and out of your house so the door is open as little as possible. Keep the windows tightly shut during the day and open them ...

Spring Cleaning - Where to Start

It's time to spring clean! But where do you start? Considering every detail of your home that might need attention can quickly overwhelm you. So don't focus on the whole picture at once - start with a few basics: Clean your car. I know - counter-intuitive, right? Spring cleaning your house should start with your car?! Definitely! While cleaning an entire home can be overwhelming, if you start ...

Light Your Way to a Faster Sale

Remember the last time you visited an upscale furniture showroom? The furniture and fixtures on display probably looked great. The colours and textures jumped out at you. It was a feast for the eyes! There is a good reason for this: lighting. Of course, the quality of the products has a lot to do with how appealing they look when on display. But smart retailers know that proper lighting is key ...

When Is It Time To Talk To A Realtor?

Many people only see a doctor when they're sick or have some other health concern. On the other hand, some people visit a doctor regularly for check-ups, to ask questions and get advice, and to maintain good health. Which do you think is the better approach? Obviously, the second one! The same thing is true when it comes to real estate. Even if you have no current plans to buy or sell a home, ...

A Quick Lesson in Wood Floors

Thinking about installing wood floors? The first decision you need to make involves the type. According to the National Wood Flooring Association, there are four types: • Unfinished. This type requires you or your installer to sand and apply a finish. If you want a specific colour or style, or you're trying to match existing flooring, this might be the best option for you. • Factory ...

Preparing Your Children for Home Ownership

Early lessons in money management can contribute to your children successfully building assets, especially in real estate.  I came across a great infographic that breaks down aspects of money management to be taught at certain ages.   Check it out at this link: