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5 CALGARY CAFES TO TRY THIS FALL


NHBR (NEIGHBOUR) - Okay, so maybe we are slightly biased because NHBR by Our Daily Brett is our actual neighbour... but this cozy little shop in Altadore is number one in our hearts and on the charts. Besides serving up delicious Anchored coffee, they also have a pretty substantial made-to-order menu with tons of delicious toasts, bowls and sandwic...

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5 BENEFITS OF RAIN BARRELS



Starting in late March and running to the end of June, a new initiative by Green Calgary is offering rain barrels for sale around the city so that you can reduce wasted resources while maintaining your garden this Summer! With your rain barrel, you'll be able to water and nourish your garden with collected rainwater, ultimately reducing the amount...

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DECEMBER 2021 MARKET UPDATE

Posted on Dec 01, 2021 in Market Updates



Persistent sellers’ market conditions drive up prices
 - Driven by growth in demand for all property types, there were 2,110 sales in November, just shy of the record for the month set in 2005.

“Lending rates are expected to increase next year, which has created a sense of urgency among purchasers who want to get into the housing market before rates...

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WINTERIZING YOUR HOME

Posted on Nov 26, 2021 in Home & Decor Tips



It's inevitable – winter is coming. Getting your property ready for the freezing cold weather is something that most people dread. While getting down and dirty to look for leaks and drafts isn't anyone's favourite thing to do, it's crucial! It's an invisible preventative measure that is not as fun as other home projects and feels more like a chore...

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HOW TO CREATE A CHEERFUL HOME

Posted on Nov 22, 2021 in Life in Calgary



With the holiday season quickly approaching alongside the ongoing societal considerations and changes, one thing we can all benefit from is a healthy dose of cheer! If we all took the time to spread some compassion and kindness, we could make this holiday season one to remember for all the right reasons! The small things do matter and make a differ...

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7 DECOR PROJECTS THAT COST $0!

Posted on Nov 19, 2021 in Home & Decor Tips



TRY A NEW FURNITURE LAYOUT
Renovating your entire living room or splurging on a new bedroom set likely isn’t in the cards at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make some changes to make it feel new again. If you’re tired of the same old furniture layout, try moving the couch, adjusting where your armchair sits or mixing things up by swappin...

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NOVEMBER 2021 MARKET UPDATE

Posted on Nov 01, 2021 in Market Updates


Market continues to favour the seller in October – 
There were 2,186 sales in October, a record high for the month and over 35 per cent higher than longer-term averages. Year-to-date sales are on pace to hit new record highs and are currently 61 per cent higher than average activity recorded over the past five years and 42 per cent higher than 10-ye...

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DOES RUG SIZE MATTER?

Posted on Oct 29, 2021 in Home & Decor Tips



The power of “the rug” cannot be understated. Whether it’s cowhide, shag, chunky wool, or vintage Moroccan, it’s like the cherry on top of a beautiful design - the piece de resistance, if you will. It not only finishes the room, but it can also offer comfort and warmth to an otherwise minimalistic space or bring focus to an eclectic interior. So wh...

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