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Why young families are snatching up vacation homes

June 30th hits, school ends and all the families in the area head out of town. Where are they going? Some are camping, some are road tripping, and some are going to the lake. Conventional options for these family summer vacations used to involve trailers, tents and motorhomes, with the occasional cabin here or there. […]

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How to maximize your profit as a home seller

Selling your home is one of the most important steps in your life, and with the right tools and information, you can maximize your profits, maintain control and reduce the stress that comes with the home selling process. Know why you’re selling, and keep it to yourself. The reasons behind your decision to sell affect everything […]

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How does a seller come up with their listing price?

If you are in or looking to get in, to the market of buying a home, you may need some insight into how (or why) sellers price their homes the way they do. Understanding a bit into these insights can actually help you understand what to look for when you are browsing homes or making […]

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Canadians want a vacation property

According to a new survey by RE/MAX Canada, a quarter of Canadians have a desire to purchase a vacation property in the near future. As is the case with all real estate, a great recreational property starts with location. More than two-thirds of Canadians who currently own a cottage, or are considering buying one, are […]

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How to make moving to a new home easier on kids

  Moving day can be a stressful experience for anyone, but especially for children who may not understand what’s happening. We have compiled the following tips to help parents prepare their young children for a move and to also help them adjust to their new home and community once the move has taken place. Tell your […]

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Best of Calgary: Homes and Design

The annual Best of Calgary survey results have been released and based on the results from Calgarians, we have a list of the best places in Calgary. For the benefit of our clients, we are going to share the best places in town in the homes and design categories so you can get recommendations on […]

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A look at Calgary’s golf communities

ber Happy National Golf Day! In honour of this day dedicated to all things golf, we thought we’d share some of Calgary’s best golf communities. Whether you’re an avid golfer or just enjoy the pristine landscaping a golf course can offer a neighbourhood, Calgary is full of communities boasting beautiful courses. Here’s a quick look […]

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The top 5 Calgary communities for ROI in 2018

Money Sense Magazine recently released their list of top neighbourhoods for Calgary, and while the list may surprise you, it won’t once you see these numbers. Money Sense bases their rankings on return on investment and where is an excellent place to buy a home right now, turns out these five Calgary communities are amazing […]

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Looking to volunteer? Your condo board is a great place to do it

As the country celebrates ‘National Volunteer Week’ this week, you may be looking for opportunities to serve in your community or give back in some way. While there are a number of amazing local charities and non-profits who always need volunteers, we want to pose another idea for volunteering that could help your housing knowledge […]

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More millennials are jumping into homeownership

More millennials are in the market to buy a home in the near future, according to a new study by RBC. The study showed that 50 per cent of millennials (aged 18 to 34) express a desire to buy homes in the near future. Overall, 32 per cent of Canadians would like to buy a […]

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