Richard & Liz Bergeron

Calgary’s Real Estate Specialists

Richard's Cell: 403-819-2331 | Liz's Cell: 403-875-8470

I have just listed a new property at 21 HENDON PL NW in Calgary.
The home you have been waiting for – this spacious, fully renovated bungalow with open floor plan is situated on an R-C2 lot on a beautiful quiet street that overlooks a park in front and offers a sunny west back yard & south patio for summer enjoyment! The moment you open the front door, this bright inviting floor plan is sure to impress… Spacious living room with gas f/p & built-ins, family sized dining rm, open & renovated kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, raised bar & kitchen nook, hardwood floors throughout the main, large windows for ample natural light, A/C, 2 bdrms up & main renovated bath. The bsmt is fully finished & offers a 2nd full kitchen, 3rd bdrm, spacious family rm, large renovated 2nd bath - you can move right in! Beautifully landscaped and offering a cozy front porch overlooking the park in front, front drive for extra parking & detached double garage in the back. Great location, close to area schools & amenities.
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Please visit our Open House at 327 LEIGHTON VW in Rural Rocky View County.
Open House on Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM
**New Price!!** Wake up to breathtaking panoramic Rocky Mountain views in this 5140 sq ft (total) home in Elbow Valley West! The unique modern design is far from Calgary’s typical cookie cutter home designs. As you enter, you will be mesmerized by the picturesque VIEWS of the rolling prairie fields contrasted with the Rocky Mountains beyond. Open concept great room with dining room and kitchen boast 20 ft vaulted ceilings. Enjoy morning coffee or an evening cocktail on the sprawling deck that is accessible from the kitchen, great room and master bedroom. The main floor features a master bedroom with walk in closet and full ensuite, situated to the northwest and a media room to the northeast. A large laundry rm/mudroom is located at the entrance from the garage (south). (Click additional public remarks for more about this amazing home) The unique design of 327 Leighton features bedrooms with loft areas on both the north (1 guest suite with loft and full bath) and south (2 bedrooms with loft and full bath) sides of this magnificent home. The lower level features an extensive great room with a bar, wine room, 2 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom, as well as several storage rooms. This home is ideally suited for a blended family, or a larger family who likes to entertain. It is situated on .50 acre lot in a cul-de-sac and pride of ownership is noticeable both inside and out. With the matured landscaping, it is an enjoyable lot to walkabout and appreciate nature, and it is only 10 minutes from the 69 th Street C-train station, 15 minutes from Westhills Shopping Centre and a mere 20 minutes from Kananaskis Country and 45 minutes from Canmore.
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Please visit our Open House at 2601 910 5 AV SW in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
**Open house Sat. Nov 16, 2-4 pm** Amazing NEW PRICE for this 2 bdrm, prime WEST facing, upgraded executive suite with NW VIEWS of the river valley + SW city skyline views! With 30’ of wrap around windows, this suite & views are sure to impress. Enjoy TWO balconies to take in the views (north balcony w/BBQ gas line). Upgrades incl. laminate floors in the main living area, ceramic floors in entry, kitchen & bath, granite counters (in bath, too!), custom kitchen cabinets, stainless steel appliances (fridge w/water & ice maker) in the oversized kitchen. Enjoy the spacious master suite w/ensuite bath w/6’ soaker tub & extra closets, separate dining area, cozy gas f/p in the living rm, 2nd bdrm/den, in-suite laundry, 9’ ceilings, air conditioning for your comfort & storage locker. Titled parking stall is included. Building amenities include concierge service, 5th floor common room & patio, indoor guest parking and a location that can’t be beat! Simply the best suite in this price range – call to view today!
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Please visit our Open House at 530 1304 15 AV SW in Calgary.
Open House on Sunday, November 10, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
A wonderful sunny SW corner 2 bdrm RENOVATED suite, with spacious & open floor plan (1050 SF!), overlooking the trees and avenue below! Features and upgrades include laminate flooring, recessed lighting in the gorgeous kitchen (which also has a large walk-in storage room/pantry), new countertops, Stainless Steel appliances incl. wall oven, ceran top cook top & under cabinet lighting. Master bdrm with ensuite features a deep soaker tub with white subway tile and upgraded lighting. The master bdrm has plenty of closet space & brand new carpet. Don’t forget the insuite laundry with a new washer,extra 2pce bath for guests, parking stall included and storage locker on the main floor! The building has all upgraded windows. Live the best at The Westbow!
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I have just sold a property at 1501D 500 EAU CLAIRE AV SW in Calgary.
Amazing NEW Price Reduction! Beautiful Renovated two bedroom suite with River and Mountain VIEWS! You will be impressed with the features of this lovely condo: engineered WOOD FLOORS, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, GAS FIREPLACE, In-suite laundry, extra storage and windows looking South, West AND North! The elevator opens to your door so you are assured a high level of privacy. One underground titled parking stall is included. You will be hard-pressed to find a first class condo building with more amenities than this: indoor pool, hot tub, putting green & exercise facilities, full time security staff, onsite management and the unit electricity is included! Enjoy this wonderful walk to work location, steps from the river, river pathways & Prince’s Island Park and barely a block to the Down Town Plus 15 network! Be sure to view this suite today!
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I have just listed a new property at 530 1304 15 AV SW in Calgary.
A wonderful sunny SW corner 2 bdrm RENOVATED suite, with spacious & open floor plan (1050 SF!), overlooking the trees and avenue below! Features and upgrades include laminate flooring, recessed lighting in the gorgeous kitchen (which also has a large walk-in storage room/pantry), new countertops, Stainless Steel appliances incl. wall oven, ceran top cook top & under cabinet lighting. Master bdrm with ensuite features a deep soaker tub with white subway tile and upgraded lighting. The master bdrm has plenty of closet space & brand new carpet. Don’t forget the insuite laundry with a new washer,extra 2pce bath for guests, parking stall included and storage locker on the main floor! The building has all upgraded windows. Live the best at The Westbow!
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Please visit our Open House at 327 LEIGHTON VW in Rural Rocky View County.
Open House on Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:00PM - 5:00PM
**New Price!!** Wake up to breathtaking panoramic Rocky Mountain views in this 5140 sq ft (total) home in Elbow Valley West! The unique modern design is far from Calgary’s typical cookie cutter home designs. As you enter, you will be mesmerized by the picturesque VIEWS of the rolling prairie fields contrasted with the Rocky Mountains beyond. Open concept great room with dining room and kitchen boast 20 ft vaulted ceilings. Enjoy morning coffee or an evening cocktail on the sprawling deck that is accessible from the kitchen, great room and master bedroom. The main floor features a master bedroom with walk in closet and full ensuite, situated to the northwest and a media room to the northeast. A large laundry rm/mudroom is located at the entrance from the garage (south). (Click additional public remarks for more about this amazing home) The unique design of 327 Leighton features bedrooms with loft areas on both the north (1 guest suite with loft and full bath) and south (2 bedrooms with loft and full bath) sides of this magnificent home. The lower level features an extensive great room with a bar, wine room, 2 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom, as well as several storage rooms. This home is ideally suited for a blended family, or a larger family who likes to entertain. It is situated on .50 acre lot in a cul-de-sac and pride of ownership is noticeable both inside and out. With the matured landscaping, it is an enjoyable lot to walkabout and appreciate nature, and it is only 10 minutes from the 69 th Street C-train station, 15 minutes from Westhills Shopping Centre and a mere 20 minutes from Kananaskis Country and 45 minutes from Canmore.
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I have just listed a new property at 603 200 LA CAILLE PL SW in Calgary.
Refined & elegant living awaits in this River & Mountain VIEW suite at Chateau La Caille – offering nearly 2000 SF w/gracious living areas, hardwood flrs, gorgeous views to the north & west, 2 bdrms, 2 full baths, 2 balconies & double titled parking, freshly painted throughout, you'll enjoy the oversized main living area w/cozy gas f/p & two sides of windows for ample natural light, dining area, chefs kitchen w/loads of cabinets, centre island, double wall ovens, corner pantry plus built-in work space area overlooking the river-facing patio w/gas BBQ line. Ample sized master bdrm offers a relaxing siting area, walkin closet & 5 pc ensuite. 2nd bdrm perfect for guests or a home office. Lots of storage - insuite & separate large locker. Chateau La Caille offers residents 1st class concierge service, full A/C, & is located in a private quiet cul-de-sac facing the park & river pathways, overlooking the Bow River & steps to Prince's Island Park, Peace Bridge, downtown core, restaurants, shops & entertainment.
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I have just sold a property at 602 200 LA CAILLE PL SW in Calgary.
*Seller will Pay ONE YEAR of condo fees!* Start living your condo lifestyle today in this finely detailed, beautifully renovated & updated suite at Chateau La Caille. This bright & sunny, 1 bdrm + spacious den suite is sure to please. Gracious floor plan offers ample living space w/a spacious dining area, living rm w/gas f/p, sunny den/home office, eat in kitchen, balcony w/ BBQ gas line, master bdrm w/5 pc ensuite, insuite laundry/storage. Updates incl. gleaming new walnut floors, chef’s kitchen w/Bosch stainless steel appliances, extra built-in cabinets & updated granite countertops. Renovated 5 pc ensuite w/large soaker tub, dual sinks, oversized shower w/porcelain tiles, dual shower heads & 10ml glass. Titled parking & large storage locker incl. Chateau La Caille offers 1st class concierge service, full A/C, & is located in a private quiet cul-de-sac facing the park & pathways, overlooking Bow River, steps to Prince's Island Park, Peace Bridge, downtown core, restaurants, shops & entertainment venues.
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I have just sold a property at 412 5115 RICHARD RD SW in Calgary.
Amazing value & the opportunity you have been waiting for! This updated, TOP FLOOR, bright & sunny 1 bdrm suite in Trafalgar House is perfect for the savvy investor, professional or student at Mount Royal University. From your door it’s a short walk to Mount Royal University, local shops, restaurants, Tim Hortons - don’t forget the local transit hub is close by and it’s a short drive to Downtown. You’re going to love all this suite has to offer: new carpets, new stainless steel appliances in the entertainment style kitchen, designer light fixtures, sunny east exposure & balcony, corner gas fireplace, French doors to master bdrm with walk through closets & ensuite bath, in-suite laundry (hurray!), titled underground parking PLUS a storage locker. Great building amenities include on-site management, bike storage, plenty of visitor parking, owners lounge with pool table, onsite gym & a car wash bay. Be sure to add this suite to your list and book your viewing today!
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I have just sold a property at 2504 1078 6 AV SW in Calgary.
Amazing two bdrm, 2 full bath suite on the NW corner of the McLeod tower at Riverwest! Prepare to be captivated - features include lots of floor to ceiling windows to capture the VIEWS of the Bow River & west to the mountains, wood floors throughout, gas f/p in the spacious living room, beautiful entertainment style kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, glass inserts in cabinets & extra pantry cabinets, granite counters & centre island, lots of recessed lighting. You’ll love the 2 balconies, first off the dining area, second off the master. Master bdrm easily accommodates a king-sized bed & features walk-thru closet to the ensuite bath. 2nd bdrm, 2nd bath & in-suite laundry complete the floor plan. This suite comes with TWO side by side parking stalls plus a storage locker. Building amenities incl. concierge service, indoor visitor parking, indoor pool, gym & amenity rm. Riverwest is also pet friendly! Located 1 block off the river pathways & the free-zone LRT is just down the street! Call to View today!
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Please visit our Open House at 327 LEIGHTON VW in Rural Rocky View County.
Open House on Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Wake up to breathtaking panoramic Rocky Mountain views in this 5140 sq ft (total) home in Elbow Valley West! The unique modern design is far from Calgary’s typical cookie cutter home designs. As you enter, you will be mesmerized by the picturesque views of the rolling prairie fields contrasted with Rocky Mountains. Open concept great room with dining room and kitchen boast 20 ft vaulted ceilings. Enjoy morning coffee or an evening cocktail on the sprawling deck that is accessible from the kitchen, great room and master bedroom. The main floor features a master bedroom with walk in closet and full ensuite, situated to the northwest and a media room to the northeast. A large laundry room/mudroom are located at the entrance from the garage (south). The unique design of 327 Leighton features bedrooms with loft areas on both the north (1 guest suite with loft and full bath) and south (2 bedrooms with loft and full bath) sides of this magnificent home. The lower level features an extensive great room with a bar, wine room, 2 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom, as well as several storage rooms. This home is ideally suited for a blended family, or a larger family who likes to entertain. It is situated on .50 acre lot in a cul-de-sac and pride of ownership is noticeable both inside and out. With the matured landscaping, it is an enjoyable lot to walkabout and appreciate nature, and it is only 10 minutes from the 69 th Street C-train station, 15 minutes from Westhills Shopping Centre and a mere 20 minutes from Kananaskis Country and 45 minutes from Canmore.
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I have just listed a new property at 604 837 2 AV SW in Calgary.
Superb location at Point on the Bow with VIEWS of the Bow River & west to the mountains. This lovely 3 bedroom suite features gorgeous river and Kensington views from the spacious primary living areas – you’ll love the floor to ceilings windows that capture the natural setting beyond of the river valley & pathways. With over 1700 SF, the living room & dining room offer great space. Large, white, open kitchen with breakfast bar, granite counters, cook top & wall oven. Total of 2 balconies, 2 ½ baths, in-suite laundry, 3 fireplaces, separate storage room with power and 2 titled parking stalls complete the package. First class building amenities include concierge service, indoor pool/spa & gym, owner library, car wash bay in Parkade, indoor visitor parking and an exclusive quiet cul-de-sac location facing the Bow River & river pathways!
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I have just sold a property at 100 DOUGLASDALE PT SE in Calgary.
Welcome to Estate living at exclusive Douglas Point - this family friendly, fully finished WALK OUT home located on top of the Point is but a short stroll to the beautiful pathways & ridge views of the Bow River & Fish Creek Park. Great area schools close by. Major shopping 5 mins away. Showcasing a sunny WEST backyard surrounded by mature trees for max privacy, 2 lvls of amazing outdoor patio/deck space (upper deck w/nat gas BBQ line & electric awning), 4 bdrms, 3½ baths, 2700 SF of dev’d space & oversized insulated double attach garage. Main flr features lots of natural light, dining rm, generous sized family rm w/gas f/p, upgraded spacious kitchen w/centre island, quartz countertops, S/S appl, pantry, sunny kitchen nook, 2 pc bath, laundry/mud rm. Upper floor w/BONUS rm, master bdrm w/Mountain views, walkin closet & 5 pc ensuite; also bdrms 2 & 3, & 4 pc bath. Walk out level is prof. finished w/huge family rm, 4th bdrm, 3 pc bath & big windows. A/C & upgraded furnace, all on a beautiful, quiet street. Be sure to check out the Virtual Tour link!
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I have just sold a property at 101 NEW BRIGHTON CI SE in Calgary.
Picture-perfect, fully & professionally developed & upgraded (over $100K in past 10 yrs) two storey family home with a sunny bonus room, on a quiet street, an easy short walk to schools and shopping! Features incl. open kitchen w/granite countertops & upgraded stainless steel appliances, beautiful pendant lighting & a large dining nook overlooking the generously sized upgraded deck back & large yard! Spacious family rm w/gas fireplace overlooks the kitchen. Laundry, 2 pc bath & access to the double attached garage completes the main flr. Upstairs: bonus rm w/vaulted ceiling, master bdrm w/walkin closet, 4 pc ensuite & 2 additional good sized bdrms. Downstairs is professionally dev’d: media/family rm, wood floors, full bath w/heated floors & 4th bdrm! This lovely home has central air for your comfort & enjoyment. You’re going to love the location – walking distance to New Brighton school, pond, fountains, splash park & Brighton Club, tennis courts, hockey rink and shopping, too! Call to view today!
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Please visit our Open House at 327 LEIGHTON VW in Rural Rocky View County.
Open House on Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Wake up to breathtaking panoramic Rocky Mountain views in this 5140 sq ft (total) home in Elbow Valley West! The unique modern design is far from Calgary’s typical cookie cutter home designs. As you enter, you will be mesmerized by the picturesque views of the rolling prairie fields contrasted with Rocky Mountains. Open concept great room with dining room and kitchen boast 20 ft vaulted ceilings. Enjoy morning coffee or an evening cocktail on the sprawling deck that is accessible from the kitchen, great room and master bedroom. The main floor features a master bedroom with walk in closet and full ensuite, situated to the northwest and a media room to the northeast. A large laundry room/mudroom are located at the entrance from the garage (south). The unique design of 327 Leighton features bedrooms with loft areas on both the north (1 guest suite with loft and full bath) and south (2 bedrooms with loft and full bath) sides of this magnificent home. The lower level features an extensive great room with a bar, wine room, 2 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom, as well as several storage rooms. This home is ideally suited for a blended family, or a larger family who likes to entertain. It is situated on .50 acre lot in a cul-de-sac and pride of ownership is noticeable both inside and out. With the matured landscaping, it is an enjoyable lot to walkabout and appreciate nature, and it is only 10 minutes from the 69 th Street C-train station, 15 minutes from Westhills Shopping Centre and a mere 20 minutes from Kananaskis Country and 45 minutes from Canmore.
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I have just listed a new property at 303 60 SIERRA MORENA LD SW in Calgary.
Gorgeous & spacious top floor penthouse w/loft suite, offering 2 bdrms & 2 full baths in The Tudors. With secured key access to the 3rd flr for your privacy, this immaculate suite with all the upgrades is sure to impress! Hardwood flrs, granite counters, undermount sinks, stainless steel appliances & corner pantry in the kitchen & 9’ ceilings on the main flr adds to the spacious feel. Master bdrm easily accommodates your furniture suite, has a walk in closet & 5 pc bath. Don’t forget full air conditioning, beautiful high end Hunter Douglas Blinds, gas f/p in the living rm & large loft/family rm on the upper floor. There are FOUR parking spots included with this property – 2 tandem stalls, WOW! Building amenities incl. steam/sauna rm, exercise room/gym, massive social rm w/fireplace, wet bar & pool table, car wash & woodworking rm. Great location close to the restaurants & shops at West Hills Shopping Centre, close to Griffith Woods natural environment park along the Elbow River – call to view today!
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I have just listed a new property at 1101A 500 EAU CLAIRE AV SW in Calgary.
Superb location in Eau Claire Estates, steps to the downtown office towers, this 2 bdrm suite has TONS of space - 1600 SF, GREAT views of the Bow River & Prince's Island Park, all waiting for your renovation inspiration! The living rm & dining area are huge, w/windows & balcony to take in the view. The kitchen is large - eating area, lots of counter space & centre island. Spacious master bdrm offers a walk-in closet & ensuite bath, sliding pocket doors to the large den (could be used as a guest bdrm), & 2nd full bath. Titled underground parking incl. The building offers residents THE BEST amenities - 24 hour concierge service, on-site health club with swimming pool, hot tub, exercise rm & newly renovated change rooms, putting green, sun deck w/BBQ's, gorgeous central courtyard & of course a premier location in Eau Claire. Steps to the Bow River pathway, Eau Claire Market & 1 block to the +15 walkway network. Call to View Today!
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Please visit our Open House at 327 LEIGHTON VW in Rural Rocky View County.
Open House on Saturday, August 31, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Wake up to breathtaking panoramic Rocky Mountain views in this 5140 sq ft (total) home in Elbow Valley West! The unique modern design is far from Calgary’s typical cookie cutter home designs. As you enter, you will be mesmerized by the picturesque views of the rolling prairie fields contrasted with Rocky Mountains. Open concept great room with dining room and kitchen boast 20 ft vaulted ceilings. Enjoy morning coffee or an evening cocktail on the sprawling deck that is accessible from the kitchen, great room and master bedroom. The main floor features a master bedroom with walk in closet and full ensuite, situated to the northwest and a media room to the northeast. A large laundry room/mudroom are located at the entrance from the garage (south). The unique design of 327 Leighton features bedrooms with loft areas on both the north (1 guest suite with loft and full bath) and south (2 bedrooms with loft and full bath) sides of this magnificent home. The lower level features an extensive great room with a bar, wine room, 2 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom, as well as several storage rooms. This home is ideally suited for a blended family, or a larger family who likes to entertain. It is situated on .50 acre lot in a cul-de-sac and pride of ownership is noticeable both inside and out. With the matured landscaping, it is an enjoyable lot to walkabout and appreciate nature, and it is only 10 minutes from the 69 th Street C-train station, 15 minutes from Westhills Shopping Centre and a mere 20 minutes from Kananaskis Country and 45 minutes from Canmore.
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1.       This program is for first time buyer, owner occupied, insured purchases only. (speak with your mortgage agent about the definition of First Time Buyer.)

2.       The program will be accepting applications after September 02, 2019

3.       First possessions must be after November 01, 2019

4.      Maximum household qualifying income is $120,000 per year.

5.        Maximum first mortgage and buyer incentive is 4 times annual income, maxed out at $480,000.

6.      The Government Incentive is protected by a Shared Equity Mortgage ( SEM ) registered in second position on title.

7.       SEM is 5 % of the purchase price for existing homes and mobiles

8.      SEM is 10% of the purchase price for new construction homes.

9.      The first mortgage must be more the 80% loan to value and insured by one of our three mortgage insurance companies

10.   No payments are required for the SEM.

11.    SEM must be repaid upon sale or within 25 years.

12.    SEM can be paid out early without penalty.

13.    When the SEM is paid out the government is repaid 5% or 10% of the gross sale price or the deemed fair market value if paid out early.

14.   Legal fees to register, or discharge or appraisals are to the cost of the homebuyer.

15.    Minimum 5 % down payment is still required or sliding scale if purchase price creeps above $500,000.

16.   Only Traditional down payment soruces is accepted.

17.    Applicants will be approved by the mortgage insurance companies.

Benefits:

·        Home buyer’s immediate monthly ownership costs are reduced by the Principal and Interest on the SEM amount. (say a couple hundred dollars).  That has value.

Concerns:

·       The Home buyer has the Government as an equity partner with a second mortgage registered on title. Creates lots of issues down the road for refinancing, getting a Line of Credit, buying out a spouse, selling to a family member, arguing with the government about what your house is worth.

·       Using this program, home buyers qualify for a slightly smaller purchase price than if they do not use it.

·       If the home buyer puts money into home improvements prior to repaying the SEM, the increase in value from the improvements, when they sell or refinance, is shared with the government. Because repayment is based upon gross sale price, they will be paying a 5 or 10% tax on their home improvements expenditures.

The government has been conducting training sessions for industry members and providing additional information. We are happy to share this if you are interested. Contact your Jencor Representative for more information.

PS: Interest rates:

On another issue, long term sovereign debt has been offering decreasing yields the last few months and showing a sharp decrease the last two weeks. Many European and Asian countries continue to have a negative yield on their bonds. Investors have to pay a premium to buy a long-term interest bearing bond. The investor does not get a return. For example, a 6% cost on a 20 year German bond yesterday.

Our 5 year mortgage rates are going down, not as sharply, you still have to pay interest on a mortgage, but some of that worldwide decline is showing up in lower mortgage rates.

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