Clean your house in 10 minutes or less!

November 30th, 2015

Your Realtor just called and they have clients interested in touring your home.  And. . . they will be here any minute!  Instead of saying “No” to a potential Buyer, use these tips to get your house ready in 10 minutes or less. 

Full disclosure:  these tips will work best if you maintain a general level of cleanliness around the house so be sure to keep on top of things like regular tidyin ...

A primer on Calgary City Council

November 25th, 2015

Have you ever wondered exactly what Calgary City Council does?  Read on to learn more about this group of people and how they help to shape and serve one of the best cities in Canada.

Calgary City Council is made up of our Mayor, Naheed Nenshi, and 14 City Councillors.  Each Councillor represents a specific ward, comprised of several communities.  Our City Council is elected, which means C ...

10 tips to help heat your home on a budget

November 23rd, 2015

Winter makes me think of warm sweaters, hot chocolate, snowball fights, and. . . . really high home heating costs.  I tracked down some simple and effective home heating tips that will keep your toes warm and your wallet full.

1.  Apply window insulation film. 

You can purchase kits from any hardware store and it only takes minutes to apply the film to your windows.  They will be noticeable ...

Best Black Friday deals for your home

November 18th, 2015

Historically, Black Friday has marked the beginning of the holiday shopping season in the United States.  It coincides with American Thanksgiving and is notorious for door crasher deals and incredible bargains.  Over the last few years, Black Friday has gained popularity amoung Canadian retailers and shoppers.  We do not see the steep discounts that our southern neighbours do, but there are ...

How to “go green” at home

November 16th, 2015

Today, more than ever, many people want to find ways to minimize their environmental footprint.  Environmentally friendly habits are becoming second nature to many of us as we do things like recycle or minimize the use of dangerous chemicals.  Our homes can also give us opportunities to be more environmentally friendly.  How?  I am so glad you asked!

There are many ways you can go green ou ...

20 easy home safety hacks

November 12th, 2015

Home security is a topic that many homeowners are interested in.  We love our homes and our families.  We want to keep both of them safe.  Here are some home safety hacks that you can start using today!

Check your doors and windows every night to ensure they are secure.

Turn on your exterior lights after the sun goes down.

Put an interior lamp on a timer and program it to turn on and off ...

Remembrance Day in Calgary

November 9th, 2015

Remembrance Day is our opportunity to come together, remember, and give thanks to those people who have served and continue to serve our country in times of war and peace.  Calgary offers plenty of opportunities to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies throughout the city.  Here are a few locations that will be hosting a Remembrance Day Service on November 11, 2015.

Jubilee Auditorium

The Mil ...

CIR Announced a Winner in Calgary Herald Readers Choice Awards for Best Real Estate Company!

November 5th, 2015

Prices decline for second consecutive month (CREB Report)

November 2nd, 2015

Sales activity remains well below long-term averages

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Elevated inventory levels in October contributed to a second consecutive month of price declines in Calgary’s resale residential housing market.

Benchmark prices declined 0.7 per cent from the previous month, and 1.2 per cent from the same time last year, to $453,100.

“Persistent weakne ...