February 2016

Found 5 blog entries for February 2016.

Home Staging || Def. || The act of preparing a private residence for sale in the real estate marketplace. The goal of staging is to make a home appealing to the highest number of potential buyers, thereby selling a property more swiftly and for more money.

The goal of staging a home is to curate a space that draws people in. The space needs to feel warm, inviting and open for opportunity. There must be a delicate balance between providing visual stimulation to pull people in while at the same time leaving room for people to envision their own things in the space. So, how can you stage your home so that it is a space people will fall in love with?

The first thing you want to do is remove all clutter so that the space feels open. It does not matter

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Calgarians are busy. We are a city that thrives on an entrepreneurial spirit that works hard snow or shine. With such a bustling atmosphere, Calgary needs something to keep it chugging along at full speed ahead. Lots of things enable Calgarians to work hard: family, culture, community, etc. And what is the key ingredient to the start of a long day? Coffee.

Here in Calgary you can find a Starbucks, Tim Hortons, Good Earth or Second Cup on nearly every block. However, we also have a thriving independent coffee shop community. These coffee shops are locally owned and curated. These unique shops are the perfect place to grab a cup of joe on the go, or to sit and soak in the atmosphere. Either way, we guarantee you’ll love every single one.

Without

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Here at Team Ken Richter we conduct our business with integrity. This quality has always been a pillar in our philosophy and mission. We pride ourselves on providing clients with top tier service that has their best interests at heart. We are committed to you and would love the chance to show you just how important your goals and dreams are to us.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of scams and hoaxes in the market that prey on both present and future homeowners. With the economy the way it is right now, more cases of people being scammed are beginning to arise across the city. In order to help prevent you from falling victim to these scams, in todays post we will be going through the most popular scams and hoaxes out there and how to avoid them.

So,

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Valentines Day is this sunday. It is a day to celebrate the people you love, such as your significant other, friends, family, etc.. While it is easy to buy flowers and chocolate, we have complied a list of our top three favourite ideas for creative, DIY valentines that are sure to win the hearts of those you love.

1). ‘Open When’ Cards: The basis of this is that you give the person you love about ten different cards filled with love notes for particular situations, such as when they’ve had a bad day at work, when they are feeling lonely, when they have had a break through, when they’re missing you, etc.. This idea is a great way to give a beautiful Valentine’s Day gift that keeps on giving throughout the year. It is particularly useful if your

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Every month we post the real estate market statistics from the previous month. This is a good way for us to summarize city-wide activity in the market and also give you some insight into what is predicted for the current month. We recognize that not everyone is numbers focused, but here are two good reasons why you should be reading these posts:

1). The housing market is a reflection of the city’s economic condition, so you gain insight into that sector, too.

2). They enable you to be an informed buyer / seller / investor.

So, without further ado, here is the January housing market statistics summery:

2016 has started off as a buyers market, just like this time last year. CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie explains this by saying, “The

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