George, born and raised in the Burnt Lake District west of Red Deer, graduated from Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School in Red Deer. After high school, George attended the University of Calgary majoring in Mathematics. George's wife Marie, born and raised in the Centerville District southwest of Sylvan Lake, completed high school and one year of college at Canadian University College. After College, Marie attended the University of Calgary majoring in Elementary Education. Prior to going into real estate George and Marie were educators. George taught mathematics for thirty-two years. Marie taught music for thirty-five years, seventeen years in the classroom and private lessons for the balance of the time. In addition to teaching Marie took numerous choral groups to Music Festivals and has directed several choirs in Central Alberta. From 1972 to 1993 George and Marie owned and operated a farm. During this time they had a beef operation of approximately 140 commercial cows. In addition to the commercial cows they had a Full Blood Maine-Anjou herd of approximately 40 cows. They participated in major livestock shows in Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary and Regina winning many prizes with their show cattle. In 1986 the commercial herd was dispersed, however the purebred herd was maintained. In 1993 George and Marie sold the farming operation to their youngest son and they started a new career in real estate. This site has extensive community information, consumer links, school information, free reports, real estate answers and more. Check out our many site resources, including a full and detailed home buyers guide and sellers guide to learn more about everything from financing to home repairs to decorating to gardening and numerous other areas. Ready to talk about your Red Deer real estate goals? Contact me today: I'm ready to listen Specialties: Marketing and Selling Acreage, Agricultural and Residential Properties. I also representing land owners in the Red Deer County who want to subdivide an acreage out of their land. George’s Qualifications and Experience 1. Licensed Real Estate Associate since 1993. 2. Licensed Real Estate Broker or Associate Broker since 1996. 3. Member of the Red Deer Real Estate Board of Directors for four years. 4. President of the Red Deer Real Estate Board for one year. 5. Instructor for the Red Deer Real Estate Board orientation program for three years. 6. Member of the Red Deer Real Estate Board computer committee for four years. 7. Chairman of the Red Deer Real Estate Board computer committee for two years. 8. Completed two major revisions of the residential MLS© system for the Red Deer Real Estate Board. 9. Member of the Alberta Real Estate Association ad-hoc committee to develop the Rural Real Estate Listing Contract, Rural Real Estate Purchase Contract and Rural Disclosure Forms. 10. Developed highly successful Real Estate marketing strategies. 11. A Top Producer at every office he has worked. 12. Completed numerous Real Estate Courses sponsored by: a. The Red Deer Real Estate Board, b. Olds College – Farm, Range & Acreage Program and Range Land Assessment Program, c. The Calgary Real Estate Board – Commercial & Investment Real Estate Program, d. CCIM Institute – Five Courses in Commercial & Investment Real Estate, e. KARRASS Effective Negotiating® program f. B. Ed. (Mathematics Major) plus after Grad Courses in Business and Economics.