When it comes to replacing home windows, nobody takes this decision lightly. Today’s house windows offer a wide range of versatile choices regarding materials, styles, colors, and costs. If you don’t have any experience regarding how to replace house windows, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the immense amount of options and details in this process.

 Whether you’re changing windows for aesthetic purposes or because your old windows are simply not functioning properly anymore, this guide will walk you through the process of when and how to replace your windows.

When to replace windows?

Perhaps the idea of replacing your home windows never actually crossed your mind and there’s a good reason for that!

Most windows last for around 15 to 20…

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The leaves are starting to change colour, you've probably felt the weather cooling down, especially in the evenings, and many of us are starting to dust off our cozy sweaters. It’s here again… fall in Calgary, one of the best times to see this city transform.  

There is no shortage of things to do this fall in Calgary. Truly, there is something for everyone. We’re talking about hiking to see the gold larches, getting lost in a corn maze, catching up with friends over a seasonal beer, or getting your adrenaline pumping in a haunted house. That’s just to name a few.

Here’s a list of 20 fall activities in and around Calgary that will keep you busy all season long!

Explore Colorful Scenic Trails by Foot

Where: Rocky Mountains, Waterton Lakes,…

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 We Break Down The 7 Best Calgary Plumbers and Plumbing Services 

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Let’s face it, there’s never a good time to have a plumbing problem. Having the best plumbers in Calgary on speed dial is going to save you a massive headache.  There are many reliable Calgary plumbers to choose from who can assist you with a range of plumbing issues and services. Whether you are in an emergency and looking to fix a burst pipe, or you want to install new fixtures in your home, Calgary plumbers can handle it all. 

TL:DR Once you've read the article The only thing left to do? Call and get quotes from our list of the best plumbers in Calgary.

What Do Plumbers Do?

Sometimes consumers can get it mixed up, between electrical, hvac, and other systems that blend,…

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If you love craft beer then you won’t want to miss these amazing breweries in Calgary.

With over 40 breweries in Calgary alone, it’s no surprise that Alberta has exploded as the brewing powerhouse that it was destined to be. BEST BREWERIES IN CALGARY

People are trading in their liquor store tried and trues for something a little more unique and new. What are these microbreweries all about? Innovative blends, enhanced flavour profiles, and clever names are packaged using unforgettable artwork.

Whether you’re looking to take a tour and learn about the craft, or simply enjoy a craft beer and unwind over some great conversation… Calgary breweries have got you covered.

We’ve compiled a list of the best breweries in Calgary that will have your tastebuds hop, malt, and…

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August 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

August was another month of strong sales activity, while detached sales have struggled as interest rates rise down 18% from last year, however apartment sales have soared 58% y/y. 

“While higher lending rates have slowed activity in the detached market, we are still seeing homebuyers shift to more affordable options which is keeping sales activity relatively strong,” said CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “This makes Calgary different than some of the larger cities in the country which have recorded significant pullbacks in sales.”

Curious about what your home is worth? Utilize our instant CMA tool to get a rough market value of your home, please note this tool is only designed to deliver…

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So you're thinking about joining one of Canada's most exciting and fastest growing brokerages? We're here to break down the Real Brokerage model, stock awards, and benefits we've seen from being at this brokerage since we joined in Q4 2021.  real brokerage

The leadership team with the Real Estate Partners has met with the CEO of REAL BROKERAGE INC Tamir Poleg numerous times about systems, ways to improve and build the brokerage, future plans, and much more, in every one of those meetings not only was Tamir responsive and engaged, but we also were given the opportunity to speak with other leaders at Real Brokerage so we could speak first hand to people overseeing different divisions. 

How to Join Real Broker in Canada

If you're ready to join Real in Canada,…

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July 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Statistics and information provided courtesy of the Calgary Real Estate Board ® CREB

Latest Combined Calgary Real Estate Statistics: July 2022

  • Benchmark Price $540,000
  • Inventory 5,338
  • Sales to New Listings Ratio 71%
  • Months of Inventory/Supply  2.37 Months of supply (Down 18.0% Y/Y)

Year to Date Calgary Real Estate Statistics: July 2022

  • Benchmark Price $532,829
  • Sales to New Listings Ratio 73%
  • Months of Inventory/Supply  1.50 Months of supply (Down 36.0% Y/Y)

DOM = Number of Days on Market 

As of July 31st, 2022, the average number of days on market for all property types combined was 26 days (YTD) while the month of July saw an average DOM of 31.  

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Kitchen renovation horror stories can be found all over the internet these days.  From poor workmanship and unqualified contractors, to bad material, extended timelines and of course the worst, skyrocketing costs above your initial budgets. In this blog we aim to give you a better understanding of the costs involved in kitchen renovations, ways to save money, what to expect throughout the process, and some key tips to help ensure you're always on the right track. kitchen renovation costs in calgary

So what is actually the average kitchen renovation cost in Calgary?

 For an average Calgary home, you can expect the following numbers for a kitchen renovation project:

   If we're looking at it from a cost per sq ft basis, typically you should expect to be spending somewhere between…

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Make you and your pup happy with these dog-friendly neighbourhoods. BEST HOMES FOR DOG OWNERS IN CALGARY

Are you a dog owner looking for the perfect neighbourhood in Calgary to call home? You want a neighbourhood that’s as safe, functional, and welcoming for your dog as it is for you? We’ve lived  all over the city and after polling team members with dogs, and some clients the results are in, you’ve got options!

The city of Calgary is home to over 150 public off-leash areas in multi-use parks. That’s a lot of green space just waiting to be explored by you and your pup.

How many dog owners are in Calgary?

According to recent data, there are over 91,000 licensed dogs in Calgary, so it won’t be hard to connect with other dog owners who share the same passion for their furry…

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June 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Another month of economic pressures pushing interest rates up continues to put a damper on the once HOT 2022 Calgary real estate market. Sales from June of last calgary real estate stats year are down 2.5% Y/Y, however prices remain consistent with benchmark prices still remaining nearly solid double digits (above) last year, almost across the board, with apartments just under at 9.8% up from last years prices. 

“As expected, higher interest rates are starting to have an impact on home sales. This is helping shift the market toward more balanced conditions and taking some of the pressure off prices,” said CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “While we are starting to see some transition, it is important to note that in…

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