January 2017

Found 6 blog entries for January 2017.

New year, new me, new goals, new willpower, new drive, same…old…workspace. The problem with new years resolutions is that they are made on the balconies of ballrooms with champagne in hand, but violently actualized in the mundane spaces of years past. Everything is sparkly and new until we sit down at our old desk with our old resolutions stuffed in dusty drawers, staring at the pages of a blank notebook with the same lethargic sigh. New year, same me.

The number one most important part of beginning a new resolution is maintaining your initial drive and following through. Old workspaces do not help this. Old workspaces are filled with the remnants of past abandoned resolutions. This is why in order to keep your new resolution, you need to craft a new

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Today is an exciting day in American history as Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th American President.

In the last couple of days the Obamas have been moving out of their home for the past eight years, The White House, to make way for the Trumps. People across the globe have been tuning in to watch the events and are waiting expectantly to see what will happen as a result of Trump’s presidency.

This past election was one of the most dramatic as both candidates from the major political parties garnered international attention. The road to Presidency was everything a Netflix special dreams of, full of ups, downs, scandalous moments and heartwarming moments. The election seemed to divide even the closest of friends as people passionately advocated

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2017 is going to be all about working towards market stability, something that has been shaky for the last two years. However, market stability will not reach all sectors of the housing market. CREB notes, “both detached and attached prices remain unchanged over 2016 levels, while apartment is forecasted to contract by another two per cent.” The stabilization of the housing market is going to be slow.

CREB chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie writes, “The transition in the housing market will be a slow process. We are entering the year with high unemployment rates and the possibility that job growth will not occur until the latter portion of 2017. These conditions will continue to weigh on housing demand, but supply is adjusting to weaker sales activity,

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The Calgary Renovation Show is hitting the BMO Centre this weekend from January 13th – January 15th. cNot sure what this show is? You make know it was the Calgary Home + Garden Show, because it was recently re-branded. Although the name may be different this year, the quality of the show will remain and–in many cases–exceed previous years.

There are going to be over 200 vendors at the show to share their ideas and innovations with you. Whether you are looking for some inspiration for your next home renovation or are wanting to find a contractor to work with, this show promises to shower you with new ideas, innovations and contacts.

Just like in previous years, there will be keynote speakers on the MainStage. Here is the lineup for this year:

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Sunday marked the first day of the new year. 2016 left much to be desired, but spirit’s are high now that 2017 has arrived. With it has come the age old saying, “new year, new me.” People commit themselves to being the absolute best version of themselves as they start fresh in the new year.

Typical new year’s resolutions include deciding to exercise more, study more, save more, work more, love more, more, more, more. There is one problem with resolutions to do more and be better: often, these resolutions are left unfulfilled, making people feel worse than they did to begin with. How can you stick to your resolutions when they demand so much from you? Read on for our top tips.

1). Start small. The reality is that no one can do more and be better at

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At the start of each new month we summarize the key points from the Calgary Real Estate Board’s (CREB) report on what happened in Calgary real estate the previous month.

Many people do not like reading about statistics. The numbers seem confusing and convoluted, sometimes manipulated to produce a specific result. They leave many people feeling frustrated and even more uneducated than they were to begin with. However, when it comes to CREB’s report, we guarantee credible, clear, helpful information.  CREB is a fantastic resource for buyers, sellers, investors, agents, etc.. If you are looking for information on the real estate market, they should be your #1 resource.

There is an important reason why we consistently relay the CREB report to you:

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