Tips to Keep Your Home Cool

Posted on Aug 07, 2019

Keep Your Blinds and Curtains Closed
This might seem obvious, but draw your blinds and curtains to prevent your windows acting like a greenhouse. Up to 30 per cent of heat can come from windows, so by keeping them closed that heat will be reflected back outside and you’ll keep the temperature lower.

Open (and Close!) Doors
While it makes sense to ke...

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The Value of a REALTOR®

Posted on Aug 07, 2019

Choosing to hire a Realtor is choosing to hire a professional with specialized expertise, and who is legally bound to work in your best interest to guide you through a process that the average Canadian only undertakes a handful of times throughout their adult life.

Realtors provide valuable insight on the state of the current real estate market, whi...

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Sales improving and inventory declines for fourth month in a row

Posted on Aug 04, 2019

City of Calgary, August 1, 2019 – For the fourth consecutive month, inventories in the market declined compared to last year. This is due to the combination of improving sales and a decline in new listings. 
The market continues to favour the buyer, but a continuation in supply reduction compared to sales is needed to support more balanced condition...

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Modest supply reductions may signal shift to balanced housing market by end of year

Posted on Jul 22, 2019

Mid-year market update: 

City of Calgary, July 22, 2019 – A struggling energy sector continues to weigh on the overall economy. Unemployment levels remain elevated and income growth remains weak.

However, Calgary continues to benefit from stable population growth fuelled by international migration and natural increases.

“With current economic condition...

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Five Design Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on Jul 11, 2019

Being Matchy Matchy
Designers love things to coordinate, but having every fabric the same on every piece of furniture looks bland and boring. Shop at several stores instead of buying everything all in one place. Keep your fabric swatches and paint samples with you at all times. You will easily be able to see what works when you lay it all out togeth...

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NEW: First Time Home Buyer Incentive

Posted on Jul 10, 2019

The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive helps qualified first-time home buyers reduce their monthly mortgage carrying costs without adding to their financial burdens.

The buyer needs you to have the minimum down payment to be eligible, and then they can apply for a five per cent or ten per cent shared equity mortgage with the Government of Canada. The b...

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