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June 07, 2021 | Tyler Difley

Five cheap ways to boost your home's curb appeal

You only get one chance to make a great first impression, so why waste an opportunity to get a leg up on other sellers?

Whether it's for better listing photos or to impress during showings, improving your home's curb appeal doesn't have to be expensive. Here are five cheap ways to boost your home's curb appeal:
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June 10, 2020 | Natalie Noble

Alykhan Velji's hot design trends for summer focus on forgotten spaces

Alykhan Velji, principal at Alykhan Velji Designs.
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After an unusual spring spent mostly cooped up inside, summer's onset promises brighter days.

Summer is also a great time to notice the areas around the home that are especially in need of a refresh. This is where Alykhan Velji, principal at Alykhan Velji Designs, is focused for summer 2020.

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Feb. 26, 2020 | Jim Zang

Yard (for) sale: Landscaping tips to improve your home's curb appeal

How many times has a potential homebuyer driven up to a home, looked at the yard and the building's exterior, and driven away without even getting out of their car? Too many, unfortunately.

As the old saying goes, you only have one chance to make a first impression, and curb appeal is one of the most important factors involved in selling your home. After all, the exterior is often a reflection of what's going on inside the home, so a tidy, attractive yard – both front and back – is a must.

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Oct. 30, 2019 | Sam Crick and Tamara Stearns

SPONSORED: Five fall real estate selling myths

There's nothing like lounging on your patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, your thoughts turn to back to school shopping, carpooling to sporting events, and re-organizing your sweater collection. Many home sellers are faced with myths about selling in the fall real estate market, we've put together some useful tips to help sell your home.
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Oct. 30, 2019 | CREBNow

SPONSORED: Five fall real estate selling myths

There's nothing like lounging on your patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, your thoughts turn to back to school shopping, carpooling to sporting events, and re-organizing your sweater collection. Many home sellers are faced with myths about selling in the fall real estate market, we've put together some useful tips to help sell your home.
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Oct. 30, 2019 | CREBNow

SPONSORED: Five fall real estate selling myths

There's nothing like lounging on your patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, your thoughts turn to back to school shopping, carpooling to sporting events, and re-organizing your sweater collection. Many home sellers are faced with myths about selling in the fall real estate market, we've put together some useful tips to help sell your home.
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May 15, 2019 | Donna Balzer

May in the garden: gardens in pots are great for owners and renters

Want to sell your house fast? Then add a little sizzle to your curb appeal, so potential buyers can see from the road how pretty your house is before they book a showing.

Sizzle is as simple as adding one or more fantastic flowerpots. Even an empty pot screams, "Hello, I have potential!"

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April 03, 2019 | Donna Balzer

April in the garden: colourful curb appeal

Want to sell your house fast? Then add a little sizzle to your curb appeal, so potential buyers can see from the road how pretty your house is before they book a showing.

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Feb. 28, 2019 | Donna Balzer

March in the garden: three tips for improving your home's curb appeal

If you are looking to dress up your house, here are three tips to help boost your home's curb appeal.
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Nov. 01, 2017 | Donna Balzer

November in the garden

Gathering in the beauty of the season

Weather changes in Calgary quicker than a fashion model on a runway. Clear and sunny becomes snow, and then rain and wind follow – sometimes all in one day.

But don't fret: Calgary holds the record as the sunniest city in Canada. This means we still have sunny days ahead this month. Take advantage of the light and boost your natural vitamin D levels while finishing up some last-minute garden jobs. Gardening builds health and happiness while you create a great yard and enhance neighbourhood beauty. While you are out in the garden, don't forget to:

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