Dealing with the move

Tips for reducing the stress of the big event

Finding a new home can be an emotionally-charged process. But as mentally consuming as it can be, it’s often accompanied by feelings of optimism, excitement and even relief – especially when you’ve finalized your purchase.

Then reality sets in. You’ve got to move… everything.

You have to pack, discard, arrange and re-arrange belongings, abandon a familiar setting and establish yourself in a new community. It can be profoundly stressful and daunting.

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How to: Show your home in winter

Tis the season they say – the season for snow.

In 2013, more than 75 per cent of respondents to a Royal LePage survey said inclement weather had at least some impact on housing market activity. And, given the fact Calgarians will be seeing plenty of it before spring makes a welcome appearance, now might be a good time to review some helpful tips on how to make the best of the winter season when it comes to putting your home on the market. (more…)

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How To Prepare Your Lawn

While there still may be some snow on the ground, with a week or two of warm weather it should disappear rather quickly revealing the damages winter left to your lawn. By assessing what needs to be done early on, it will help alleviate some of the aches and pains of making your backyard ready for the beginning of another spring season. CREB®Now has compiled some tips to help you get your lawn looking normal again. (more…)

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