January 2013

There are 3 blog entries for January 2013.

Top 10 Tips for Selling Your Condo

Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 12:20pm. 2,279 Views, 0 Comments.

MY TOP TEN TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR CALGARY CONDO  

In no particular order, as some might be more or equally important to you situation:

DE-CLUTTER // First and foremost. Creating the illusion of more space is a magical thing. An impression of a cluttered, messy space is certainly not. An open, inviting space is will be more accepted than a messy, bogged down one. Put "stuff" away. This includes everything from remote controls, to laundry, to dishes, to movies/video games. Also, some people think they can just toss everything into their closets as a quick fix. Nope! If it seems like your closets are jam packed and ready to explode, the potential buyer will come up with an image of their belongings not fitting either. The main word would be purge. If you

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The Condo Purchase Checklist

Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 12:50pm. 2,825 Views, 0 Comments.

The Big Kahuna, The Bible of Condo Buying, The list you should get to know before purchasing a condo in Calgary, or anywhere else for that matter.

The process of purchasing a condominium is quite different than purchasing a single family home. There are many things to consider with your Calgary condo purchase and I will try and outline most of the more important ones below in no particular order:

CONDO DOCUMENTS  // You should have your condo document binder/package reviewed by a condominium document review specialist. Their thorough review will give you a full outline of what is going on currently and possibly what to look for in the future.

CURB APPEAL  // Are you comfortable with the appearance of the building, both inside and out? You will not

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Installing New Hardwood Flooring

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 10:45am. 1,897 Views, 0 Comments.

Other than paint, flooring may be the easiest way to make the most dramatic improvement to your home! With our redesign projects, we prefer to use real hardwood floors/bamboo or engineered wood floors, but you can use whatever material you prefer and/or fits your budget. Many people are overwhelmed by the thought of and process of tearing out an existing flooring material and installing a new one, however if you use a professional installer and learn what to expect, it can be quite painless. First things first, examine what existing flooring you have , what thickness it is and what you will be able to install. If you’re going to use hardwood, you will want to decide on whether you’re going to go with a nail-down, glue-down, or floating floor system.

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