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THE DO's AND DONT's OF DIY PROJECTS



In recent months, social distancing and calls to stay home have led to a huge surge in DIY projects around the house. After all, when you are spending most of your time at home, you start to notice things that could use a little sprucing up! We are huge supporters of DIY projects that will add value to your home, especially if you are considering s...

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BEST RENOVATIONS FOR RESALE



If you want the most bang for your buck on your resale renovation, make sure that you spend your hard-earned money in the right places! While some changes may seem worth it to you, prospective buyers may not feel the same way. Based on our experience in the field, there are certain items we know could significantly increase the value of your home w...

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10 TIPS TO MAKE MOVING EASIER



Moving into a new home is an exciting time, but somehow the positive energy of the day is always overshadowed by the looming cloud that is the actual moving process. Let’s face it - moving sucks. No one likes it. It is always more work than you think it’s going to be and no matter the amount of alcohol, free dinners or “I owe yous” you offer your f...

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MORE RECENT BLOG POSTS

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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