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What if your Ideal Home Isn't Available?

Imagine you're looking for a new home. You have a list of all the features you want, just like you would have a grocery shopping list. However, when you explore the homes currently on the market, none meets all your criteria.

What do you do? You have a few good options.

First, you can take a second look at your list. Does your new home need every single feature on it? Are there one or two features you can do without? For example, can you settle for a smaller kitchen assuming the property has everything else you want?

Often, buying a home that's close to perfect is perfect enough. 

Second, consider what features you might be able to add to a home later, by way of a renovation or other improvement. If

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We're in the final stretch of winter and spring is so close I can almost feel it. Although, that may just be another chinook on the horizon. Whether you're counting down the days to warmer weather or trying to sneak in one last ski day, one thing we all may have in common are those winter blues. I've compiled a list of 5 things you can do to get you through the last cold month.

1. Get outside! Lack of sunlight can cause a drop in your serotonin levels and a rise in melatonin levels resulting in Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

2. Eat wholesome foods! What we eat has so much more to do with our moods than we think. Give your body foods rich in vitamins and drink your water! You will be pleasantly surprised by your improved mood.

3.

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With 13 Legacy Gate SE, Calgary hitting the Real Estate Market, it is time to answer the age old question: Why Live in Legacy, Calgary?

Legacy

Legacy is a residential neighborhood located in the SE of Calgary, Alberta. The community of Legacy has roughly 15 km of scenic pathways that pass serene ponds, wide open green spaces the ridge of the environmental reserve making Legacy a wonderful option for walk-ability. There is ample space to cycle, jog, stroll, enjoy a coffee or picnic wherever you choose. You can even walk from one end of the community to the other without ever leaving the pathways. Legacy is home to: All Saints High School, A future Public Junior High School, Separate K-9 School, Public Elementary School. Kids of all ages can go to

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Selling Your Home Now? Embrace the Season

Embracing the festive season can be a great way to make your home more marketable this winter.

Is your home currently for sale? Consider these tips:

1. Add a festive wreath to the door and potted chrysanthemums on the porch.

2. Clean up the fireplace and set up fresh logs. You can even light a fire before the buyers arrive.

3. Install twinkling lights along your front and back porch to create a more welcoming atmosphere.

4. Spray festive scents like pine, peppermint or apple pie in the main living areas.

Buyers want a place where they can spend their own future holidays with loved ones. Embrace the season and show them your house is that place!

 

 

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Come and visit me at the Open House at: 59 Springbank Mews SW from 2 PM to 4 PM...BOTH Saturday, February 8th and Sunday February 9th 2020.

UPDATED HOME! Close to all amenities , schools and transportation as well as easy access out to mountains! This beautiful 4 bedroom , 2 story home boosts many upgrades, including NEW ROOF(40 yr shingles), CENTRAL AIR conditioning, tempered glass railing off exterior back deck and new shower glass in master bedroom. The main floor features hardwood floors, 3 year old stainless steal appliances with maple kitchen and GRANITE. The washer and dryer also replaced in 2014. The basement was developed with permits in 2010 and has the 4th bedroom and 4 pc bathroom with large bright windows. The upper floor has 3 bedrooms

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It’s no longer necessary to head downtown for sensational, handcrafted ice cream: the bustling suburbs of Calgary’s S.E. are getting sweet love from XO Ice Cream & Waffles. Owners Darren and Melanie, who live in the S.E. with their two children, were longing for quality ice cream close by. Darren decided to leverage his background in restaurant management to make this dream come true.

"We were looking for a community outside of the core that was missing a niche place like this," Darren says. "Our goal is to help make the S.E. suburbs the best place to live in Calgary and to be truly part of a community.”

Located in Auburn Station, XO is a modern-day interpretation of the mom-and-pop shop – a place where families come after school, meet

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Local personalization combines two growing trends that clients love and leads to more repeat and referral clients which should make up the vast majority of any relationship based business. Choosing an Edmonton owned and operated business with a top tier track record can reap many rewards beyond the current transaction. When it comes to real estate look for a locally owned one right up to the top echelons this includes the agent, brokerage and company headquarters.  A strong local culture in a business increases use of other local businesses as well for example signage, promotion, accounting, photography, 3D tours, measurements, charities and fuel to name a few. The benefits of supporting local include reduced carbon footprint, job creation, business

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