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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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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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What’s the upside to a down condo market?

It’s not a new trend, we have been hearing about this for a while, the condo market is experiencing a down period. With an influx of new apartment buildings under construction or coming onto the market soon, condo inventory is high in Calgary, which is driving prices down. Not to mention the addition of resale […]

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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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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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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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A portrait of first-time homebuyers

Every year, Genworth Canada surveys first-time homebuyers across the country to get a better understanding of the marketplace for those diving into real estate for the first time. The 2017 survey results were released recently, and here’s some of the key findings: 71 per cent were renters 41 per cent of buyers purchased a home […]

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