June 2012

Found 2 blog entries for June 2012.

Many home owners will want to get some small, major renovation or repair jobs done on their home at some point. Some are skilled enough to do the job on their own while others either don’t have the necessary skills or simply don’t have the time. This latter group will likely hire a contractor to perform the work. Everyone has probably heard horror stories about someone who had encountered problems with a contractor and for a variety of reasons.

Using a contractor in Calgary is not all that different from any other business arrangement. If you want to avoid problems then you have to do it right. Here are a few tips to help you have a productive and successful arrangement with a contractor.

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Finding and Selecting a Contractor

The contractor you want

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Women home buyers in Calgary have to come represent a huge market these days when it comes to the purchase of real estate. More than 20 % of those investing in real estate are single women and close to 40 % of this group are first time home buyers. From a demographic perspective, women are slightly more likely to look at the purchase of condos than home purchases, mainly because they don’t offer more bedrooms than they require if they don not have children. However, many other women are also very involved in buying a new home.

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If you are a single woman, real estate is a good long term investment for your money as homes and condos invariably appreciate over time. A home or condo also allows you to build up equity in your property as you pay down

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