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Five Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do in a Weekend

Posted on Apr 02, 2021

For Canadians, every change of season brings with it around-the-house chores to check off your to-do list. To help you get the outside of your home ready for the summer, here are eight tasks you can manage to do in a single weekend.

1. Clean out your shed
Whether it’s neatly packed or filled to the max, any outdoor storage space will benefit from a s...

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Are You Ready to Buy a New Home?

Posted on Apr 02, 2021

Make Sure You’re Ready
Few joys can match the pride of owning a home, but the responsibility can also come with sacrifices—from the financial commitment to the required care and maintenance. You’ll want to be sure both fit within your current or preferred lifestyle.
Is your bank account ready? Check it twice. 
Buying a home is likely the most signific...

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Calgary housing market sees best March sales in over a decade

Posted on Apr 02, 2021

Persistent sellers’ market conditions contribute to price gains.

City of Calgary, April 1, 2021 –

The initial impact of COVID-19 on the housing market began last March.

One year later, it is not a surprise that March sales in 2021 were higher than in 2020. However, at 2,903 sales, this was the highest March total since 2007.  



“Low lending rates and impr...

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Raising Your Deductible to Save on Insurance

Posted on Mar 02, 2021

Dog, Peeking, Railing, Deck, CuriousRaising your deductible will save some money on your insurance costs, however, the amount of money you save may not be what you think. Your insurance deductible will directly affect how much you get paid in a claim, but you can save thousands of dollars if you increase your deductible using the right strategy.

If you have the money on hand and are w...

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Your Carpet is Bacteria’s Favorite Playground

Posted on Mar 02, 2021

white and brown cockerspanielNo matter how much we try to prevent dirt and bacteria from coming into our homes, we can still unknowingly introduce pathogens that get trapped in our carpet.

Quick Fact Check: Microbiology research published in 2001 found an average indoor carpet to be about 4,000 times dirtier than a toilet seat, with about 200,000 bacteria per square inch!

Outdo...

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Sellers’ market in February leads to rising prices

Posted on Mar 02, 2021

Sellers' market in February leads to rising prices
City of Calgary, March 1, 2021 –

With gains in every price range, residential sales activity in February totalled 1,836.

This reflects the best February since 2014.

“Despite continued COVID-19 restrictions, housing activity continues to improve. Much of the strong sales activity is expected to be drive...

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