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Calgary’s Best: Downtown

When you hear the word ‘downtown,’ you know there will always be something happening there. In Calgary, it’s home to numerous notable institutions that are known city-wide, provincially, nationally and perhaps even internationally. Places like the Glenbow Museum, Fort Calgary, Studio Bell, Olympic Plaza and the Calgary Tower bring in tourists from around the globe […]

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Calgary is one of the most liveable cities in the world

Each year, The Economist Group researches and analyzes data from around the globe to determine the most livable cities in the world. The survey considers over 30 factors relating to the following five categories: stability, healthcare, education, infrastructure, and culture and environment. Most notably, our very own Calgary, Alberta has snagged the fourth-place spot this […]

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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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The benefits of buying a home in summer

It’s time for you to buy a new home, now what? There are so many things to consider when you picture your dream home, but people rarely think about the time of year to buy. Here are four reasons that you should consider shopping for a new home in the summer months. Warmer Weather Perhaps […]

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Tips for staying cool without racking up the utility bill

Summer in Calgary was late to arrive this year so we will be the last ones to complain about the heat. The sun is shining, and we want to do all the outdoor activities we can while it lasts. However, trying to rest up for all these warm weather activities in an even warmer house […]

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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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