News & Blog Posts

What were we thinking? Carpeted bathrooms.. Love it, or Loose it?!

Posted on Jul 27, 2020

By Tyler Difley via CREBNOW

For many people, carpeted bathrooms inspire a lot of disdain, as well as a visceral feeling that something is terribly wrong. Modern-day defenders of this peculiar design choice do exist, but they appear to be vastly outnumbered.

To get to the bottom of things, it’s worth exploring how carpeted bathrooms originated, their...

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Six easy ways to spruce up your backyard for summer

Posted on Jul 06, 2020


By Tyler Difley 
via CREBNOW

Despite the gradual reopening of businesses and other public spaces as part of Alberta’s relaunch strategy, COVID-19 still loom large in our daily lives several months into the pandemic. As a result, the humble backyard might be where many Calgarians spend much of their time outdoors this summer – whether they’re seeking...

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My how things have changed!

Posted on Mar 29, 2020

My how things have changed!

We are now closing in on the end of March. Quite a drastic change from where we started the month 28 long days ago.. no matter where in the world you are!

I’m sure many of you are uncertain and maybe anxious about where things will go next. With all schools and many businesses closed, this has been a trying time for almost...

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Reducing risk: Recent change to condominium insurance regulations could benefit Alberta owners

Posted on Feb 02, 2020

By 
Gerald Vander Pyl
A recent change to the Condominium Property Act in Alberta could be good news for condo owners who might otherwise face a huge expense thanks to building damage caused by a problem in their unit.

Laurie Kiedrowski, a partner with McLeod Law and head of its condominium law group, says the change, which took effect on Jan. 1, allow...

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What's with the Pink Hard Hat?!

Posted on Jan 25, 2020

                                                

So what's with the Pink Hard Hat.. I've been asked this several times! Today, I share the answer...

I've had a love of the colour Pink that goes wayyy back. From childhood to my best friend, Val, who courageously fought Breast Cancer (three times) to the bitter end.

I met Val in 1992.. I needed a Tupperware rep who could sell me some pink Tupperware...

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Calgary’s Real Estate Forecast 2020 – A Summary

Posted on Jan 16, 2020


TOP CONSIDERATIONS FOR 2020:
  • A new normal in the market: supply adjusting to slower sales activity, providing conditions that are more supportive to a stable price environment.
  • Market improvements are expected to be driven by gains for lower priced product, while easing prices and oversupply persist in the upper price ranges.
  • Supply adjustments are ex...

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