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Dec. 18, 2013 | Cody Stuart

How To: Backyard Skating Rink

Regardless of which side of the recently resolved NHL lockout you come down on – those being "Yay, hockey's back" or "Boo, I'm never watching again" – there's really no better way to show your excitement or disdain than by building your very own backyard rink. For those excited about the season, the rink will allow them to live out their own NHL fantasies, and for those less enthusiastic folks,

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June 17, 2013 | Cody Stuart

Spruce Up Your Home For The Summer Sales Season

While recent numbers coming out of Calgary's housing market may stress the need for buyers to act quickly when buying a house, presenting your home in the best possible light is still sound advice for sellers. In addition to seeking advice from your REALTOR®, here are a few easy and affordable tips to make your house an eye-catching piece of real estate for potential buyers when it comes to selling.


May 31, 2013 | Cody Stuart

Half of Canadian Homeowners Plan to Renovate

It's the season of home renovations and according to the Scotiabank Mortgage Landscape Study, 46 per cent of Alberta homeowners are planning significant renovations to their home in the next two years.

Albertans are the second most likely of all Canadian homeowners to have a major reno project planned, ranking only behind the Atlantic provinces where 47 per cent of homeowners planned to renovate.

May 30, 2013 | CREBNow

How To: Prepare for Renovating

Spring has sprung and maybe you're finally ready to build that new deck, paint those golden oak cabinets in the kitchen or install that new bathroom tile. Renovations are a natural part of home ownership — here's a few things to consider before you swing that sledgehammer or make a trip to your local home improvement store.


May 30, 2013 | CREBNow

Spring Reno Fever

It's no surprise home renovations are on the minds of many Canadians in spring. It is after all, a time of renewal.

But this year it appears more Canadians are in the reno mood according to findings in the Scotiabank Mortgage Landscape Study. It says 44 per cent of Canadian homeowners are planning significant renovations to their homes in the next two years.

May 08, 2013 | CREBNow

Add a Little Madness to Your Home

Mid-century modern has been all the rage since Mad Men made its debut. You don't need to have an authentic mid-century houseto add a little sophisticated 50s style. All you need is a little imagination and a few props.

Here are some suggestions on how to add a little Mad Men-era style to your existing décor.

April 24, 2013 | Cody Stuart

In The Dog House and Lovin' It

"In the dog house" used to mean being in a whole heap of trouble. But Calgarian David Beart is about to put a much more positive spin on that old phrase.

He is setting out to build the "World's Most Pet Friendly House", a custom designed home with Fido, or in this case Shreddy, in mind. Shreddy is the Beart family's 15-yearold Wheaton terrier mix, and the inspiration behind the unique project.

April 03, 2013 | CREBNow

Turning Your House Into A Home

"I've just bought a new house, I'm on a budget and I don't have stuff to put in it."

As an interior designer this is the most frequent concern I hear from clients. Stop fretting, take a deep breath and I will walk you through three smart steps to making your new house a home.

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