Stories Tagged - Home
Nov. 30, 2023 | CREB
For many, the holiday season can feel like chaos. But it doesn’t have to be that way. As parties, friend gatherings and family visits approach, we have several tips to help you transform your space into a serene haven.
Nov. 30, 2023 | CREB
While it is considered the most wonderful time of the year, winter comes with a variety of risks. Therefore, we have some home maintenance tips so you can prepare and keep your property safe during the rough, wintry weather.
March 16, 2021 | Josh Skapin
Feb. 08, 2021 | Tyler Difley
Dec. 07, 2020 | Tyler Difley
Calgary's winters are bad enough without having to worry about the expensive heating bills that often accompany plummeting temperatures. Thankfully, there are a few easy ways to limit the damage and save a bit of cash in the process.
Sept. 11, 2020 | Tyler Difley
Here are 12 common household hazards and how to eliminate them:
Feb. 28, 2018 | Barb Livingstone
At the age of 22, Vancouver actor Todd Talbot bought his first home, paying his mortgage with the help of a rent-paying friend.
It was a unique occurrence among his theatre colleagues.
"(As an actor) you don't make a ton of money and you are pretty transient," said Talbot, who, as a teenager, appeared on the Hillside TV series with fellow Vancouverite and current Hollywood heavyweight Ryan Reynolds.
However, it was this initial foray into real estate – $190,000 for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo two blocks from Kitsilano Beach – that sparked Talbot's second career as an entrepreneur, leveraging one piece of property for another, and then another, and eventually leading to ownership of several real estate companies.
April 22, 2015 | Nolan Matthias
Now may be a better time than ever to refinance your home.
With five-year fixed rates as low as 2.59 per cent and variable rates at 2.15 per cent, anyone with a current mortgage rate over three per cent could potentially benefit from a refinance, and should be having a conversation with a mortgage professional.
April 01, 2015 | CREBNow
Today's home technology solutions is allowing owners to perform a myriad of tasks, with budget being the only limiting factor.
Yet, you don't need to spend thousands to "smarten" up your home. With a plethora of affordable gadgets now available, any homeowner can increase their home's IQ without breaking the bank.
CREB®Now takes a look at some of the more popular devices available.