Remodeling your kitchen is one of the easiest (and best) ways to add value to your home. If you are thinking of undertaking a kitchen remodel yourself, you might be asking: what does it actually involve? Where do I start? Kitchen Remodel

Taking on a kitchen remodel as a DIY project is doable, but you have to plan properly or else you could run into trouble. Even then, most DIY'ers will most likely need the help of trained professionals for certain parts of the process. Plumbing and electrical, for example, can be tricky and in a lot of situations should really be left to the experts. 

If you prefer to leave your kitchen remodel entirely up to the professionals, you’re not alone. Most people would opt for that course of action. However, hiring contractors won’t…

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costs of home ownership

When you move from renting or living at home with your family, to owning, things change. Home ownership requires more responsibility, and there are costs that can sometimes be overlooked by future home buyers.

At the Real Estate Partners team with RE/MAX FIRST we believe that clarity and transparency are key components to a successful and rewarding home purchase for our clients, this blog covers some of the most important hidden costs of home ownership in Calgary whether you're looking to buy a condominium, townhome, or detached single family home. 

As a renter, you're typically not responsible for much (if any) maintenance in a home, your lease may reflect basic yard work, switching out lights, etc but when it comes to owning, there's a number…

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If you are in a situation where you’re saying to yourself “I need to sell my house fast,” you’re not alone. Homeowners often need to sell their home quickly for a variety of reasons. The good news is that it can be done - withSell your home fast in Calgary some help. 

Here are some tips to help you find a buyer for your home quickly, without having to lower your asking price.

1. Hire a real estate agent

You have two options when it comes to enlisting outside help to sell your home. You can hire a real estate agent, or you can look into an estate service.

A real estate agent will handle contracts, provide a list of referrals (lawyers, mortgage brokers, etc) sales forms and other documents, ensuring you understand each and every piece of information relevant to the…

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