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Recent Blog Posts

How to Make Your Utilities Pay You
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Smart Grid is a money saver for the city and a way you can get Utilities to pay you. Soon we will be able to measure the overall energy use of your home by the second and by the penny even on a per appliance basis. It may even be possible to hook a home up with its own smart grid which will make ...
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Keeping Your Sanity as a Landlord
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If you have ever been a landlord, are currently a landlord, or are thinking about Edmonton investment properties for sale, you'll be glad you reviewed our latest tips and tricks of the trade Some people think owning a rental property is all about finding a good condo or house in an area that rent...
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The Buyers' Market of Alberta
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Alberta has been hit hard over the last few years with the dramatic decrease in the price of oil. Even though many have lost their jobs, companies have scaled back on projects, and consumers have been very cautious, the housing market seems to be ready for a bit of stability. The Edmonton Journal...
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Coming Attractions: 4 New Developments to Get Excited About in Edmonton Real Estate
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The real estate industry moves lightning fast, and, in the words of the iconic Ferris Bueller, “If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” In Edmonton, there are several new and exciting developments that buyers need to know about.  Whether you’re planning to buy now...
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5 Things to Do in Edmonton This Holiday Season
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Ah, the holidays… A time when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog, when the shopping centres become a warzone, and the kids are bursting with excitement at the thought of catching a glimpse of old Saint Nick. If you’re a typical Edmontonian, the holidays can also get expensive. And since the days are...
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5 Tips for Making Your Edmonton Home More Eco-Friendly
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homeowners are always looking for ways to make their homes more eco-friendly. Going green has serious benefits. Not only could you save money on utilities, but you could also reduce your carbon footprint, waste less, and enjoy that wonderful tingling feeling when you do something good for someone...
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7 Things To Do in Edmonton for Halloween
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For many Edmontonians, Halloween rivals any other holiday throughout the year – even Christmas Getting dressed up, watching scary movies, and eating copious amounts of candy are just a few activities enjoyed by Halloween lovers of all ages. If you love Halloween but you’re not sure what to d...
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Maximizing Your Home’s Curb Appeal in Fall and Winter in Edmonton
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Autumn and winter can be a magical time in Edmonton. As the days start to get shorter, you will notice crisp mornings and cool evenings and an explosion of fiery hues taking the place of summer greenery. However, fall and winter can also become a daunting time to sell a home because there are mor...
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Things to Do during Labour Day Long Weekend in Edmonton 2017
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Sure, summer is not over for a few more weeks, but for many Edmontonians this coming long weekend represents its unofficial last hurrah. With the kids heading back to school and cooler weather on the horizon, you'll want to make sure you get out and enjoy every last ounce of sunlight you can. The...
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5 Backyard Add-ons To Make Your Summer More Adventurous
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Stuck with a boring strip of grass to mow? Looking for a chance to spend some more time in the outdoors? Love to entertain? Summer may be well underway, but that doesn't mean it's too late to add a little oomph to your backyard gatherings. If you're looking to make the perfect addition to your ba...
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