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How to get your home ready for holiday entertaining

Less than three weeks until the big day – eek! Christmas is a wonderful time of year to spend your days with friends and family, usually in your home. Whether you’re having a small dinner with close family or you’re hosting a three-day event for all your extended relatives, it’s time to start thinking about […]

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Taking advantage of the holiday season: home staging tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… almost! With the holidays right around the corner, we can feel the anticipation growing as eager neighbours start to decorate their yards, businesses pull out the tinsel and restaurants feature their holiday brews. As a rule of thumb, we like to use December 1stas the official ‘Christmas […]

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How to support the Mustard Seed this holiday season

Christmas is a wonderful time to reflect and spend time with friends and family while you celebrate the festive season. However, this can also be a tough time for the less fortunate, who perhaps can’t afford Christmas presents or struggle to put food on the table, let alone prepare a massive feast for their family. […]

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Everything to know about Lime bike-sharing in Calgary

Photo: CBC Calgary  Everyone knows that biking to work is a great idea: it’s good exercise, great for the environment and helps ease traffic at rush hour. However, not everyone has a bicycle or the best bike route – biking uphill to the office is less than ideal. Thanks to technical geniuses, there are now […]

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How a buyers’ market actually benefits you

Deciding when to buy or sell a house is always tricky. It often occurs when the time is convenient for the seller, not when the time is right. Since people need to move, start new jobs or the weather will turn nasty shortly, home purchases and sales are done whenever they can be. November is […]

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Real estate superstitions that could spook buyers

With Halloween only days away, the annual traditions and superstitions flood the city. Businesses are decorated in orange and black, you’ll find yourself running into cobwebs and black cats more often than usual and find broomsticks around just about every corner. These traditions keep the spooky atmosphere alive each year and help get people to […]

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How to choose a REALTOR® to work with

Choosing a REALTOR® can be tough. You’re already stressed from moving, so you really don’t need to add on the stress of finding a trustworthy, knowledgeable person who will get you the best deal possible. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it is important to know what is happening during the home buying/selling process. […]

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Nominate a Neighbourhood Volunteer for “Faces of Community”

Calgary is a huge city. Maybe not compared to Los Angeles or New York, but it is the largest city in Alberta and fourth largest in Canada. With over a million people living within the city limits, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of faces when you’re out and about running errands, going […]

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Home maintenance tasks to complete before winter

It may only be the second week of October, but it sure feels like winter to us! On average, Calgary can expect 10 centimetres of snow over the entire month but somehow we received a record-breaking 40 centimetres within 48 hours last week! Therefore, it is time to winterize your home before the cold really sets […]

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An insight into what millennial homebuyers want

It seems like just yesterday that the millennial generation was born, slowly learning to read books and ride bikes. Fast forward 20-30 years and voila – they are now at the age where they want to buy a house! With the invention of computers, the Internet and ground-breaking technologies, these years seem to have flown […]

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