Kelly L. Macdonald, Calgary real estate: Blog

Benefits of hiring a pro floor contractor to sell your home

Benefits of hiring a pro floor contractor to sell your home

There are indeed many floors that can be easily DIYed by homeowners to help save a little extra money. That being said, sometimes the investment into professional work is worthwhile, especially if you plan to sell. Even if the result is flawless, not all potential buyers will be as thrilled as you by a DIY job. A pro floor contracto ...

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99 Everwoods Green SW

Gorgeous executive 3 bedroom & 2.5 bathroom home in Evergreen. UPGRADED THROUGHOUT! MOVE IN BY XMAS. Modern colors, stunning rich hardwood, granite, high end stainless appliances including gas range, custom stone work & designer fireplace & large main level office/den. Upper level boasts incredible oversized bonus room perfect for movie nights! The master bedroom hosts king sized furniture & ...

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Building a secondary suite in Calgary

Building a secondary suite in Calgary

If you’re searching for your next home, consider purchasing a home with a secondary suite or finding a property that can have a secondary suite built into it. Having a legal basement or backyard suite is a great investment. You can earn regular rental income to help pay down the cost of it’s initial construction and use it to assist with mortgage payment ...

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Why DIY drywall is bad for resale value

 

 

 

There are some DIY projects and jobs that can help improve your resale value, but then there are also some that can harm it. A DIY drywall job is one such job that can harm your resale value if not done perfectly. If you are planning to sell your home, it’s always worth investing in professional work from Calgary drywall contractors.

 

Bad drywall sanding means a lousy paint job.

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From Storehouse to Headquarters: 6 Steps to Converting Your Garage into an Inspiring Home Office

One of the biggest challenges of working from home is separating work and home life. That’s when creating a home office can prove so beneficial. Having a dedicated space that’s set apart from the rest of your household can help you maintain the motivation and focus required to do your work at a high level. While a home renovation or addition is always an option, there’s a much more cost- and ...

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A Nice Home Or A Nice Neighborhood: Which Matters More?

A Nice Home Or A Nice Neighborhood: Which Matters More?

When you start shopping for a home, you probably have a very specific image of what you would like that home to look like. You probably also see the perfect neighborhood surrounding that perfect home. Every buyer sets out with an image of the house they want to own, but in reality compromises are often necessary in order to stay within ...

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A Home For All Seasons: Year-Round Considerations

A Home For All Seasons: Year-Round Considerations

Whatever time of year you find yourself shopping for a new home, it’s important to give some thought to what that home will be like throughout the rest of the year. Be on the lookout for things that could affect the access and comfort of your home through all the months of the year.

Winter Considerations

If you live in an area with heavy sn ...

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How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for You and Your Family

How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for You and Your Family

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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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140 Rivercroft Close SE

Fantastic opportunity with this HUGE 5 BEDROOM 3.5 BATHROOM home with a total of 2375 square feet of living space located on a Quiet Family Friendly Cul-de-sac. An abundance of gorgeous oak built-ins & cabinetry–are you not a fan of oak? Freshen it up with modern white paint for a quick & inexpensive transformation! Four bedrooms above grade with two being master bedrooms with ensuite bathroo ...

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