Elevated Soup and Sandwich Recipes That Delight

(December 23, 2017, posted in General)

soup’s on

Wintertime calls for comfort food. The chilly temps drive me indoors and I crave the combo of warm soup and a hearty sandwich. A bowl of soup, a sandwich, and a soft blanket make the day feel a bit cozier. Soups and sandwiches have always been a family favorite, but I’ve elevated my recipe game with these distinctive and satisfying pairings. To maintain some childlike simplicity to these... read more.

SOLD - Massive home in Whitehorn

(December 10, 2017)

This home has one of the best lots you will find in Whitehorn  The pie-shaped lot backs onto a park, and it's located on a quiet culdesac.   Its a large, bright and clean home that features a large, composite deck and updated hardwood throughout the home.

If you or anyone you know is looking to buy or sell real estate in #yyc, give me a call at 403-477-5120 or email me at read more.

colorful classic

(December 10, 2017)

As Betsy Burnham proves to perfection, the details make a difference in your decor. The principal designer and owner of Los Angeles-based Burnham Design (@burnhamdesign) focused on the details to deliver classic interiors with a layered twist for a family who purchased a pared-down traditional residence in an upscale neighborhood near the beach in Santa Monica, California. “Layering is a big part... read more.

 Calgary & Area CIR REALTY Real Estate Review for December 2017

(December 06, 2017, posted in Statistics)

We are very happy to see the sales activity in November return to more comparable long-term averages for sales numbers. Interestingly enough, we saw a jump in sales in the lower price ranges of $550,000 and below. While most of the year we have seen sales activity in the $550,000 - $1,000,000 be the most active market that properties are moving in, seeing the lower price points have an uptick is a... read more.

Holiday Light & Electrical Safety

(December 04, 2017, posted in General)

Many people choose to celebrate the holidays by decorating the interior and exterior of their homes with a variety of different lighting options. Here are a few tips to ensure any extra lighting you put up is done safely.

  • Only purchase UL-listed lights and extension cords.
  • If you are decorating outdoors use products that are rated for outdoor use.
  • Before placing your lights (inside or outside) inspec... read more.

YOUR CREDIT RATING – Understanding ‘Hard Hits’ VS ‘Soft Hits’

(December 04, 2017, posted in General)

Hard Hits are credit checks that appear on your credit report and count toward your credit score. Anyone who views your credit report will see these inquiries.

Examples of hard hits include:
  • an application for a credit card
  • some rental applications
  • some employment applications
Soft Hits are credit checks that appear on your credit report but only you can see them. These credit checks don’t affect your... read more.

November marks a rise in sales

(December 04, 2017, posted in Statistics)

Home improvement

The November housing market was spurred by a rise in sales, particularly in the lower price ranges.

Sales totaled 1,411 units in November, an increase of 15 percent over last year. This is comparable to longer-term averages for the month of November. Improved sales activity occurred in each of the housing segments, with most of the gains occurring in homes priced under $500,000.

"The... read more.

A Custom and Compact Kitchen Lives Large in Scotland

(December 03, 2017, posted in General)


Though cooking may be continuous, it’s not the only creative process that happens in the hub of the home. When starting from scratch, a kitchen’s design and layout require a great deal of thought and consideration, especially when space is at a premium and a major remodel is part of the plan. That was the case for a young family living in the Scottish seaside town of North Berwic... read more.