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RE/MAX is the top real estate franchise in the world, again!

For the sixth straight year, RE/MAX has been named the top real estate brand in the world by Entrepreneur Magazine. The magazine announced the ranking in their annual Franchise 500® survey, recently released. An impressive accolade for our brand is that RE/MAX was named in the top five overall on this year’s list, due to its growth rate, […]

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Tips for newcomers looking to buy a home in Calgary

Moving to a new country can seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Luckily if you’re considering a move to Calgary, we have tons of experience in relocations and we’ve got some helpful tips and resources to get you started. According to this Globe and Mail article, three of the biggest obstacles newcomers […]

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What to know about your 2018 property tax assessment

Last week, the City of Calgary sent out Property Tax Assessments to Calgary homeowners. If you haven’t yet received yours, it’s in the mail and you should get it soon. Property assessment is a value placed on a property for municipal and provincial taxation purposes. The City of Calgary assesses each property annually to distribute […]

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Top 10 home design trends for 2018

With a new year comes new trends in all things design, and that means home decor and interiors too. Houzz recently released their list of home design predictions from 2018, and here is our pick of the top 10. Bold-coloured sofa: a bright couch is actually a very easy way to give an entire room a […]

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New Year’s resolution to buy a home in 2018? Read this!

Financial goals always top the list of new year’s resolutions year after year, and that includes finally plunging into homeownership. Did you make a resolution to buy your first home in 2018? If you did, here is how to know if you’re really ready: You have a consistent and stable income: which will make things easier […]

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Planning to trade up your home in 2018? Here are some tips

Real estate dreams are common New Year’s resolutions. If you’re looking at trading up your home for a bigger one in 2018, here are some mistakes you definitely want to avoid. Rose-colored glasses: Most of us dream of improving our lifestyle and moving to a larger home. The problem is that there’s sometimes a discrepancy between […]

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Is your neighbourhood Calgary’s best? Vote for it!

If you love your community (or a community you don’t live in), Avenue Magazine‘s 2018 Calgary’s Best Neighbourhood survey is now open. Every year, Avenue Magazine runs this survey to get an idea of what neighbourhood qualities are important to Calgary, and ranks our city’s communities based upon that information. Results start with a survey that […]

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How to deal with the snow dump this week

Yes, our city is under a snowfall warning, a lot of snow is coming our way over the next few days! Before you start scrambling on how to get your driveway and walkways clear (and stay clear), here’s everything you need to know about snow removal in the City of Calgary. DRIVEWAY & WALKWAY CLEARING Use […]

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How to make your Christmas tree a safe focal point in the home

If you have a real Christmas tree this holiday season, you’ll want to ensure you take proper care of it, as holiday trees are one of the leading causes of home fires during this time of year. A dry tree strung with brightly-lit heat sources can be a real fire hazard. “Live Christmas trees are really […]

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How to support the Mustard Seed this month

We are proud to support several local non-profits and charities, and The Mustard Seed is a fantastic organization we’ve been supporting for many years now. This time of year, there is particular need for support for groups like The Mustard Seed who work with our city’s most vulnerable population—the homeless. If you are not familiar […]

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