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What comes to mind when you hear the words "Moving Day"? Possibly a combination of excitement & stress?! When people are moving it can be for a variety of reasons, positive ones like buying the house you've always wanted, or moving to a fresh new city. It can also be for a negative reason such as a divorce, or job loss. Whatever the reason moving has tasks that can help make it less stressful. Here are a few tips to help with your move: 

Before the move: 

  • Do your research on the moving companies in the area. Unfortunately, not all moving companies are the same. Check their reviews. You want to ensure your movers take good care of your things. 
  • Pack the things you need right away in clear boxes & place to one side of your home. Makes it
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First things first. Take the time to get pre-approved for a new home with your local bank, or one of the many great mortgage brokers out there. That way you aren't going out looking at homes and possibly falling in love with one that isn't in your current investment budget.

(If you don't have a good mortgage broker, just let us know and we can get you connected with one.) 

If you know you want to live in a specific neighbourhood of Calgary, do some research about it. Many communities have their very own websites now that can tell you about schools, activities, local businesses and more.

What coffee shop would you like to visit daily? What schools would your children attend? What would your neighbours be like? Is there a great dog park for

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The Calgary real estate market has something to offer everyone-but too many choices can feel overwhelming. This is especially true for first-time homebuyers who are often torn between the idea of looking for a spacious house, or a chic condo. Of course, there's no right answer for everyone. The best choice for you depends on your lifestyle, personality, and individual needs. Below are some pros & cons to help you decide which type of property is your best fit. 

Single Family Homes

A house is a great investment if you want total control over your home's appearance and you value space. With a house, you have more freedom in choosing the look and feel of your entire living environment. There's nothing to stop you from customizing all of the indoor

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