June 2019

Found 21 blog entries for June 2019.

Canada Day Events in CalgaryCalgary attracts visitors and residents for its natural beauty, outdoor activities, numerous parks and more. Calgary's doors are open. Have friends and family come down to Calgary, at the base of the Canadian Rockies, for an exciting time celebrating Canada Day. Explore the best events and attractions in and around the Calgary area.

Know More About Canada Day

This federal holiday celebrates Canadian Confederation. Dominion Day, or what is now Canada Day, is a holiday used to recognize the unification of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada through the British North America Act. July 1st marks the date of Canada Day with Canadians celebrating with concerts, firework displays, parades, barbecues and other patriotic activities.

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How to Buy a HouseThe process of shopping for a home to buy has undergone changes in the past few years, many of which are positive ones designed to enhance the experience. A good example of this is the fact that buyers no longer have to rely on a printed catalog of homes for sale that may become quickly outdated or having to find that they missed out on the perfect home because it was snapped up within hours of being placed on the market.

Instead, today's home buyers have instant access to the entire inventory of The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) via the internet from the comfort of their home or office. This means they are able to check for new listings and price reductions frequently and utilize technology to help keep them informed about all aspects

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The Best Canada Day Events to Celebrate in Calgary

This year, Canada is celebrating its 152nd birthday! What better way to celebrate our wonderful country than to gather with friends and family and witness a spectacular show of fireworks in the evening sky! On July 1st, cities across the country will celebrate Canada Day by hosting spectacular events, parades, fairs, picnics, parties, and shows. Of course, of the many thrilling celebrations, Calgary is proud to have one of our own!

On the first of July, Calgary will be filled with a buzz of excitement and will be home to fun parties, unique events, as well as a magnificent firework show! Wondering how you can get the most out of this patriotic day? Here is everything you need to know from where to watch the fireworks to what activities are best

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Keeping a Level Head When Buying a HomeA lot of homebuyers feel that they are making a completely logical decision when deciding to purchase a new home but sometimes they don't even realize that emotion may be swaying their decision to a certain degree. Quite often there are smells, sounds and colors that are influencing the buying decision that the homeowner isn't even aware of.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Is Your Home Buying Decision Based on Logic, Emotion or a Bit of Both?

In some cases a home that you're looking at may be reminding you of a home you have previously been in before. For example, the layout may be similar to the one that your childhood sweetheart

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Basic Steps of the Home Buying ProcessDipping a toe into the real estate market can be both exciting and terrifying for a new buyer. What is the process of buying a home? Each step may be more detailed than the last, but this post is here to help with things to know before buying a house, from choosing a neighbourhood to getting a mortgage.

Buying a Home in Calgary, Alberta Canada

Alberta Canada is a beautiful place to call home. There are so many things to do there, and the beauty of nature will surround you, as well. The natural beauty is a big part of the area, which draws many people there every year. If you like to do activities outside, like hiking and biking, you can certainly do that in Canada during the warmer months. When the weather gets cold, you'll be able to enjoy

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Halloween Events in CalgaryIf you're looking for something that's designed for youngsters from 3 to 9 years of age, check out the Ghouls’ Night Out events that are running at Heritage Park. Although Halloween is a special night out for children on October 31 when they can go trick-or-treating, it can be very difficult to find events that are geared towards the youngsters at other times of the month.

Ghouls’ Night Out is the perfect place to bring your youngsters for some fun and thrills before the big event on the 31st. It's also affordable! Tickets are only $6 dollars for little ghouls that are less than 13 and $10 for the older ghouls. Children under 2 are admitted for free.

Activities at this event include the following:

  • A fortune teller
  • A gruesome feast for
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5 Home Siding MaterialsThe right home siding cannot only add to the appeal of a home, especially if the home is for sale, but also offer protection from the elements. There are a variety of options on the market and homeowners can choose siding materials that can complement the style of their home. Metals siding may be well-suited to contemporary or modern homes. However, an entirely different look may be preferred for a rustic home. New siding options can increase the R value and help insulate a home, improving its energy efficiency.

There are many reasons to get excited when reviewing home siding options. Explore the home siding materials available to Canadian homeowners today.

Metal Home Siding

Homeowners will find that metal siding has become increasingly

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Best Things to Do During the Calgary Stampede

The month of July is the time when Calgary's given nickname truly does the city justice — Cowtown. Each year, at the beginning of July, Calgarians don their cowboy/cowgirl hats, pull up their boots, and put on their best plaid for a week that is always memorable. The Calgary Stampede — happening from July 5th to 14th , 2019!

The Calgary Stampede has been dubbed 'The Greatest Show on Earth,' and has been happening every year since 1912. It is in this week of country celebration that you will find some of the most unique and strange food experiences, exhilarating rides, country music, entertaining shows, and so much more — right on the Calgary Stampede grounds. But you don't need to limit yourself to the grounds to enjoy the abundance of other things

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The Best Affordable Home ImprovementsRenovating your home will increase its value and make it a nicer place for you to live. Here's what you need to know about making valuable improvements for your home, as well as a few projects to add beauty, value and selling appeal to your home.

The Effect Improvements Have On Home Value

If you're trying to add value to your home, several projects tend to add more value than others. For example, upgrading kitchens with new appliances and fixtures will pay off, especially if you're updating a particularly old space. Bathrooms are another source of home value when updating accessories and features. Tidying up outdoor areas tends to pay off, and any major improvements such as a roof, siding, and windows almost always earn their cost back. Many of

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Landscaping Your Calgary GardenBring a little bit of Eden to your Calgary home this year. Gardening is good for the body, the soul and your investment. An old Chinese proverb reads: "If you want to be happy for an hour, get drunk; if you want to be happy for three days, get married; if you want to be happy forever, make a garden.”

What are the Best Plants for a Calgary Garden?

If you're considering starting a garden or adding a few plants to your current garden, it's a good idea to know which plants are best for the climate in your area. Calgary is great for specific types of plants, but not for others. Here are some of the top choices for your Calgary garden.

  • Fleabane: Very similar to a daisy, the Fleabane is easy to grow and very dependable. It's an annual, which works
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