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Tips for protecting your data

For consumers and businesses alike, safety and security in the digital age are admittedly becoming a challenge. Password protection, financial information security and maximizing Internet safety are all key to keeping your identity safe in 2019. If you are careless when it comes to Internet safety or are unfamiliar with data protection standards, your personal […]

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Divorce and real estate: what you really need to know

As a couple undergoes a divorce, they may quickly come to realize the emotional and financial consequences it will have on their lives. Focusing on personal finance and real estate in particular, a separation can come with major complications. If they own real estate together, most divorcing couples want to sell their joint property as […]

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How to organize your home for the New Year

January 1 marks the day when everyone starts trying to implement their New Year’s resolutions. Eating healthier, being more active, spending less money – there are plenty of reoccurring resolutions that are all centred around living a happier, healthier lifestyle. However, the most common resolution that resurfaces each year is to be more organized. Now, organization […]

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New Year’s resolutions for your home

A new year means that it’s time to make new resolutions. We usually tend to think of how we want to change ourselves but this year, we encourage to look at your home and consider how you want to improve it. Now, we’re sure your list is endless, but it’s important to make your resolutions […]

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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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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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Calgary’s Best: Arbour Lake

Avenue Magazine’s annual survey is out: Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods of 2018 has officially been released to the public. Every year, the magazine sends out a survey asking the residents of Calgary to rate its 185 neighbourhoods based on factors relating to walkability, transportation, crime, restaurants and pubs, etc. Residents anxiously await the results to see how […]

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How to store and display vinyl records at home

The history of the record player dates back into the 1800s but it reached popularity in the mid-1900s. Simple vinyl records came out originally, however customers complained that they wore out after a few uses. After the Great Depression, musical-experts focused on inventing a new compound that would last longer and deliver high-quality sound. Fewer […]

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How to create a library at home

Happy ‘Book Lovers Day’! It always seems to be National ‘Something’ Day, so today we celebrate the gift of reading. In a world of technology, us bookworms are harder to come by these days. Every August 9th, this unofficial holiday encourages people to pick up a book and spend some time reading (perhaps instead of […]

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