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December 2016

Found 3 blog entries for December 2016.

Where to Buy a Home Finding the right house can really make a place feel like home, but it isn't just about the physical building itself. It's also about the location. Real estate agents talk about location all the time, and about how important it is for most people. There's a reason for that. Location matters.

Wondering how to find the right house to buy? To find the very best location for your new home, ask yourself these questions.

1) Are Schools a Factor in Your Search?

Having children is a big responsibility, and sending them to good schools can help give them the right start in life. Choosing a location near a good school can be a great way to provide the best educational opportunities for your child. Carefully research the types of schools in all

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Downsizing Tips As the kids spread their wings and leave the nest, many homeowners begin to reconsider their housing options. For many, the question of selling the large family home and moving into a smaller one is at the top of the list.

In some cases, this type of downsizing is merely a matter of convenience, and for others the cost of maintaining the larger home can place real strain on a household budget that may have shrunk due to retirement, college costs, or other reasons.

If you are watching your kids leave the nest and wondering why you are still heating and cooling all that excess space, it may be time to seriously consider downsizing. Wondering how to downsize your home? These tips will help you make the move to a new home with grace and style.

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Mid Century Bungalows in Calgary Mid-Century Modern is a new trend in home décor.  What’s old is new again or at least, has a new spin.  The same holds true for homes constructed mid-century in Calgary.  You take that design, renovate and model and you have a modern, Mid-Century home.

The 1950’s building boom in Calgary occurred after the government’s scramble to put up good but cheap housing for returning war heroes.  It was the 1950s when the concept of the car-centric suburb really took hold.  Homes had front driveways or garages off the lane. Homes were larger, most often with three bedrooms with large front and back yards.  Shopping plazas had plenty of space out front to park cars and the corner-store concept started to die. New communities popped up faster than the city

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