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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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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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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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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 to maximize your profit as a home seller

Selling your home is one of the most important steps in your life, and with the right tools and information, you can maximize your profits, maintain control and reduce the stress that comes with the home selling process. Know why you’re selling, and keep it to yourself. The reasons behind your decision to sell affect everything […]

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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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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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Tips for a quick spring home sale

With the first day of spring, comes the unofficial launch of home buying (and home selling) season. The real estate market generally heats up during spring months, and luckily for home sellers, this season offers unique opportunities to up curb appeal and the overall appearance of your home. If you are planning to list your […]

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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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