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Steps to making a legal secondary suite

Posted on Nov 11, 2019

Legal basement suite are quite popular nowadays. It can help you pay your mortgage, increase the value of your home and create a new revenue stream. There are many steps required to make sure your basement is deemed to be a legal secondary suite. I will outline some of them and provide some links that you can check out to help you understand the pr...

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Egress Code for Bedroom Windows

Posted on Feb 13, 2019

Are you wondering what the code is for a bedroom window? In order for a bedroom to be classified as a bedroom it must meet certain requirements. Many older homes may have windows that were code at the time, but if you are making changes to the home, adding a basement/secondary suit you need to ensure that the bedroom meets the current Alberta Build...

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Top Home Renovations for 2019

Posted on Jan 17, 2019


What do you think some of the best renovations you can do for your home this year? There are tonnes of different things you can do and it obviously varies from home to home. Most of these recommendations are for older homes that maybe are a bit dated to today's standards or just starting to show some wear.

1. Mechanical Features - sometimes the less...

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Fall Market: Tips to help Your Home SELL

Posted on Aug 28, 2018



So, you're thinking about listing your home this Fall. As you may know, in most areas in and around Edmonton it is a Buyer's market. What this means is that there is plenty of inventory (homes for sale) that are available to Buyer's. Thus giving them more to choose from and more negotiating power when writing offers. 

The goal as a Seller is of cours...

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6 Kid-Friendly Activities to try this Summer

Posted on Aug 10, 2018



We're half-way through the summer holidays and the kids are starting to get antsy. You've done the camps. You've done the theme parks. You've spend oodles of money trying to keep them occupied. So, now what? Here are six easy and cost-efficient ways to keep the kiddies occupied until back-to-school seasons rolls around again!

1. Write a bucket list
S...

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Pricing Your Home Right is Crucial!

Posted on Apr 20, 2018

Pricing a Home right is crucial and directly affects your bottom line. 

Setting the list price is an art. Too low and you are leaving possibly thousands on the table. Too high and you will scare of potential buyers or they might not want to insult you with a lower offer. 

To complicate it further, your home is an emotional asset. It's hard to see it as...

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