SOLD - Airdrie Meadows

(March 21, 2018)

? A gem just waiting to be revealed… it takes a special eye to see the potential in this home, but believe me, its there!  I just want to congratulate the buyer of this home, in a great location.  You are going to do BIG things and it will make a huge difference!

I love fixer uppers and I love the potential in these homes. It's so awesome to see buyers make homes #theirown and see the transformat... read more.

How to Pick the Best Gardening Tools for You

(March 18, 2018)

tools of the trade

The old adage that a workman is only as good as his tools makes a lot of sense. Tools leverage your labor, and choosing the right one for the job will save you time and effort when it comes to preparing and maintaining your garden this year.Whatever the tool, it will last longer and be more enjoyable to use if it’s well made; buying cheap, low-quality tools rarely pays off. Look... read more.

How to Remove Snow from Shrubs and Plants

(March 02, 2018)

After a heavy snowfall, many of us look at our poor outdoor plants and wonder if there is anything we can do to ensure the weight of the snow doesn’t hurt them in the long term. Here is some advice on how to help them while ensuring you and your lovely shrubs are kept safe in the process.

1 Sweep Gently Using a broom or your hands, GENTLY sweep in an upward motion, loosening the snow and allowing i... read more.

MLS HPI [Home Pricing Index] Explained

(March 02, 2018)

The MLS® HPI is an alternative measure of real estate prices that provides a clearer picture of market trends over traditional tools such as mean or median average prices. It is a  more stable price indicator than average prices because it tracks changes of ‘middle-of-the-range’ or ‘typical’ homes and excludes the extreme high-end and low-end properties.

Typical homes are defined by the various quan... read more.

A Bumpy Road to Recovery

(March 02, 2018, posted in Statistics)

Calgary, March 1, 2018 –

Residential home sales declined in February, but a decline in new listings helped keep prices steady this month.

Sales totalled 1.094 units in February, 18 percent below last year's activity. Easing sales occurred across all property types this month, which outpaced the sales growth that occurred in January. After the first two months of the year, sales activity remains well... read more.