How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for You and Your Family

How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for You and Your Family

 By Jessica  

 

Where we choose to settle down and plant our roots is just as important as the home in which we cultivate our lives. A happy home is often so because of where the home is physically located.  As homebuyers it is therefore equally as importan ...

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Designing for Calmness

Designing for Calmness

In the day-to-day craziness of life, balancing the needs of family, work and self can often create a high-stress schedule that keeps the ...

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Impress Home Buyers with your HVAC System

HVAC systems are a major expense for home owners.  New or newer furnaces are something home buyers look for when they’re considering a home for purchase.  They are hoping to avoid costly furnace repairs and want to make sure the furnace in their new home is efficient and safe.

What impression will your furnace make on potential home buyers? If it rattles and roars when it kicks in, showing o ...

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6 Mistakes You’re Making While Painting

6 mistakes you’re making while painting

For the unprepared, painting can feel like a descent into the hub of Hades, with brush-streaked finishes, drips and drools on the window trim, and paint on floors and furniture. Very often there are tears and vile epithets. Here’s how to avoid some devilishly common problems.

Paint job looks like an alligator’s back

You applied the second coat before ...

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The Most Valuable Exterior Renovations

Investing in home renovations is a smart way to increase property and resale value. Exterior renovations are some of the most valuable home upgrades you can do, and many have high returns on that initial investment. Here are three of the most valuable Calgary exterior renovations.

These numbers were taken from Remodeling’s Cost vs. Value report for 2019.

Garage Door Replacement

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Canadian Home Affordability Sees Biggest Improvement In A Decade

 

It’s a bit premature to say houses in Canada are affordable again ― in fact, it’s way too premature to say that ― but things are moving in the right direction, and fast.

The latest housing affordability monitor from National Bank of Canada shows the cost of owning a home, relative to income, saw its steepest drop in a decade in the second quarter of this year.

The last time affordabi ...

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Is a Metal Roof a Good Investment?

Metal roofing contractors in Calgary will tell you that a metal roof could be the last roof you ever buy. They can last more than 50 years, with minimal maintenance required. Their longevity, durability and ability to properly protect your home is why a metal roofs are a popular choice. But is it a good monetary investment?

Cost vs. Value of a Metal Roof

Remodeling’s 2019 cost vs. value r ...

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Which Down Payment Strategy is Right for YOU?

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders.

But there can actually be financial benefits to putting down a ...

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Report: Do Homeowners Fare Better Than Renters?

Report: Do Homeowners Fare Better Than Renters?

April 18, 2019

Affordability is a much more pertinent issue for renters than homeowners, according to new research from CoreLogic, a real estate data firm. Since 2005, the monthly cost to rent a single-family home has risen significantly, while the monthly principal-and-interest mortgage payments of homeow ...

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Improve Your Homes Value

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