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Events in Calgary for June 2017

Calgary is full of fun things to do, and the month of June is especially popular for kicking off the summer season with games, concerts, festivals, and fundraisers. If you're looking to have a good time in Calgary in June 2017, here are just a few of your options!

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Simple Advice to Save for Your Down Payment

Saving for a down payment can feel like a lot of work but it doesn’t have to be. You just need to know where to focus your dollars for the quickest results. These simple pieces of advice will help you save for your down payment with ease.

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15 Home Must-Haves for Pet Owners

If your pets are like your children, you'll want to buy a house where your fur babies will be just as safe and comfortable as your real babies. Here are 15 home features that will do the trick!

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Community Spotlight: Drake Landing

One of Okotok's finest new communities is Drake Landing, overlooking the idyllic town of Okotoks. Located just a short 15-minute drive south from Calgary, Okotoks is the perfect family community with lovely streets, small shops, and year-round recreational facilities. A planned community, Drake Landing offers residents the best in modern homes with a gorgeous view of the nearby mountains and valleys.

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How to Mix Your Hardware Finishes

When it comes time to add that perfect finishing touch to your interior, a splash of metal can really make a big difference. Many home interior experts consider hardware to be akin to the jewellery of your home, an essential accent that adds sparkle and life to the space. 

Whether you're considering door and cabinet handles, light fixtures, or simply metal accent pieces, it's important to achieve the right balance.

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Your First Mortgage: Fixed vs. Variable Rates

Whether you're currently renting and are in the market to find your own home, currently live in a home but want something bigger, or want to live in a better neighbourhood, buying a home almost always involves taking out a mortgage from a bank or financial lender. Mortgages are complicated loan agreements that can confuse even industry insiders, so it's important to understand all of the terms. One of the key decisions you'll have to make when getting your first mortgage is whether a fixed or variable rate mortgage is right for you.

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Your Future Community: Top Amenities to Look For

When you're thinking about your future community it's important to know what amenities are important to you. These vary for every household, as you want to live in a community that suits your lifestyle. As you may have heard someone say before, it’s all about location, which refers heavily to the amenities around your home. Let’s take a look at some of the top amenities you can look for. 

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Room Design 101: The Living Room

When thinking about your living room, there are many factors to consider. Designing your living room can be an enjoyable experience with the right tools at hand. You'll want something that showcases your personality and fits with the rest of your home, while still being that cozy place to lounge in at the end of the day. 

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6 Things You Should Know Before You Sell

While you might feel a tinge of nostalgia as you prepare to leave your current property, it will be quickly forgotten once you’re settled into your newer, bigger home and start enjoying all the features and conveniences you missed out on before.

And although your previous home purchase probably involved its share of challenges, which you can more confidently face this time, you still have to consider the tasks concerning selling your old house, which may be an entirely new experience for you.

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Quick Possession: The Santa Fe 3

Are you ready to move up to a home that fits your growing family? You can do it right now because this Santa Fe 3 model at 5 Evanscrest Rise in the community of Evanston is already built and waiting for you.

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