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Calgary’s Best: Beltline

Well, it’s that time of year again – the annual Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods survey by Avenue Magazine is out. Each year the citizens of Calgary submit their information on the 185 neighbourhoods based on amenities, facilities, ease of transportation, crime and more to be assessed and compared. And each year, everyone eagerly awaits the results […]

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Pedestrian-Friendly Communities in Calgary

It’s no secret that Calgary hasn’t always been viewed as the most pedestrian-friendly city in the world. Calgary is a city that expands outwards, whereas other cities with limited space build up, such as Vancouver or London. However, we have started to realize the need to drive less often, use less gas and build things […]

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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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Size matters: How to fake square footage in your condo

No matter where your condo is located in the city, people tend to think of condominiums as ‘smaller’ housing options. However, typical condos range anywhere from 500 to 2000 square-feet, creating a wide variation in the type of living space available. Say it comes time to sell your condo and people start walking through it, […]

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Don’t get stuck with two homes

You got a new job across town; you’re having a baby in a few months; your kids have all graduated and gone to college so you’re looking to downsize. Bottomline: you’re ready to move on. These are all possible reasons for you to consider selling your home and buying a new one, whether it’s bigger, […]

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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 prepare for moving day

The big day is only weeks away. You have butterflies in your stomach, both excitement and nerves. The new place is great, but how did I accumulate so much stuff?! Sound familiar? It’s easy to forget how many things you really have until you need to pack up everything and move. There’s something about packing […]

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How does a seller come up with their listing price?

If you are in or looking to get in, to the market of buying a home, you may need some insight into how (or why) sellers price their homes the way they do. Understanding a bit into these insights can actually help you understand what to look for when you are browsing homes or making […]

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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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