The holiday season is always a challenge; it is the time of the year where we rack our brains to come up with the ideal gift for that special someone. With some men easier to shop for than others we reached out to local business owner Calvin Butts to help compose a list of his top 5 items for gift giving ideas for that special guy in your life, with some suggestions for shopping local and supporting small businesses in our community. 

Before we begin, get to know Calvin, owner of Calvin Butts Bespoke: With a career spanning over fifteen years I have clothed, shopped for, styed and directing wives, girlfriends, and fiancé to finding the perfect gifts for their partners. Trained under a third generation tailor my career in luxury retail has been focused…

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Paint can make or break a room and if you are like most people you might be nervous about your paint selections. Picking the right colour is an extremely daunting task especially when you get to the paint store (We frequently have used and recommend Cloverdale in Calgary) and discover that ‘white’ or ‘grey’ have 100s of shades each. Just remember it is worth it!! The right execution can elevate a space from small, dingy and rough to clean, bright and fresh for a very minimal cost. Paint is probably the best investment you can make when getting ready to sell your home. Here are a few steps to make choosing the right colour less stressful, help with the process and ensure if you do make a mistake it keeps the time and costs to a minimum. 

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November 2021 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Back in September sales were STRONG and they're continuing to be red hot, the city of Calgary and surrounding areas markets continue to stay hot and in demand, with inventory continuing to battle the fast paced sales on the market.  

In November we saw over 2,000 sales across all property types, this is just shy of the previous record which was set in 2005. While some economists believe this to be dReal Estate Statistics in Calgaryriven by what's believed to be impending interest rate increases, the truth is, we really can't say for certain that this is the leading cause. Our country continues to open up for immigration, major cities in provinces like Ontario and British Columbia continue to demand housing prices and costs that are…

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