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Spring market: getting your home ready for the selling season

The first day of spring is just a few short weeks away (hard to believe). The real estate market generally heats up during spring months, and luckily for home sellers, the spring season offers unique opportunities to up curb appeal and the overall appearance of your home. If you are planning to list your home soon, […]

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What to do if you have a dispute with your condo builder

Buying a condo is a huge investment, and for some people, it may be the biggest investment of their lives. Because of that, it’s important to keep your investment protected. If you end up purchasing a brand new condo direct from a developer or builder, then it’s important that you understand how to protect yourself. […]

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How to make your home pet-friendly

Whether you’re a cat, dog or all-around animal lover, it’s true that pets often rule the home. People don’t like to think so, but we rush home to feed them, dote on them when they demand, give them treats for being good and clean up after them when they make a mess. But, how you […]

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Tips for setting the holiday table

The holiday season is all about spending time with friends, family and loved ones – and food. Many foods made around the holidays are often special because they are only enjoyed once a year when Christmas rolls around. Whether you’re a sweet tooth or a savoury connoisseur, there are plenty of treats to go around […]

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What to Look for When Buying a Home in the Spring

As warm weather creeps into Alberta, people start to venture out of their current homes and look for something new. Everything looks fresh and exciting in the springtime but try to keep in mind that there could be a few unintentionally hidden issues that you need to keep an eye on. Before making an offer […]

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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 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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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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Holiday how-to: how to safely hang your lights

Today is American Thanksgiving, the marker that it’s officially the holiday season. In just over a month, it will be Christmas! Whether you decide to turn on your holiday lights this time of year or not, taking advantage of the warm chinook weather and putting up your Christmas lights now is a great idea. If you’re planning […]

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What happens to your real estate in a divorce?

Divorce is a tough situation which opens up many emotional and financial issues to be solved. One of the most important decisions is what to do about the house. Once you know how a divorce affects your home, your mortgage and taxes, critical decisions are easier. Neutral, third-party information can help you make logical, rather […]

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