Calgary Real Estate Alliance Blog: Calgary Real Estate News - Blog Archive: April, 2015

Get the inside scoop on what's going on in Calgary and the Calgary real estate market. Check out Krista Kehoe's Calgary real estate blog!

Calgary Real Estate Alliance Blog: Calgary Real Estate News - Blog Archive: April, 2015 Close
Page Summary

April 2015

There are 5 blog entries for April 2015.

We recently blogged about prepping your Calgary home for spring, and touched briefly on HEPA filters for your allergies. Now that the sun is shining and we’re beginning to see the signs of spring, we thought we’d dive deep deeper into spring home tips by tackling the pesky topic of seasonal allergies.

As part of your massive spring clean, you should take stock of how your home could be hindering your lifestyle. The fix can be as simple as a vinyl mattress cover (dust-mite proof) or as in-depth as a massive cleaning.

In The Bedroom

calgary homes for sale

Summer means more time outdoors and less time curled up on a bed stacked with lofty pillows. Pare down the bedroom to not only cut down on the time it takes to make the bed, but to also reduce allergens. For

1,450 Views, 0 Comments.

Kensington has always been one of YYC’s trendiest and most sought after communities. That trend continues today, as more condo projects make their way onto the housing market and they sell out, fast. Not only are they enticing thanks to their location, but the designs are superior, bar none.

Developer Bucci is no stranger to the Sunnyside-Hillhurst condo world, having already sold out their Ven project. Not to mention that Tribeca in Mission is also all spoken for. Condo buyers need not fret, as there remains one project with condos for sale.

The Kensington, the condo complex slated to border 10 St NW and 2nd Ave NW, will house seven floors of concrete with wood and glass detailing. At the entrance, retail space will add some new square footage to

1,129 Views, 0 Comments.

The temperatures are rising, trees are budding, and if you’re an outdoor enthusiast of any variety, you’re probably aching to get ready for the new season! Looking for inspiration on which projects to tackle this summer? We’ve compiled a few DIY projects that will let you enjoy the sunny days to their fullest potential.

Gone are the days of dusty bikes, taking up prime space in the garage or shed. Many avid cyclists are bringing their main source of transportation into their living spaces, a trend popular in European countries and with micro apartment owners. What’s great about this project is the simplicity. A hook or two and you’re all set up.

Above: A large family can take advantage of their fence space to create unique bike storage.

If

4,004 Views, 0 Comments.

If you’ve just purchased a home, then there’s no better time to protect it. It’s an investment, and like any major purchase, you’d like it to last for a long time. A few simple steps towards maintaining your home’s systems can save you hassle, not to mention your life.

Fires and carbon monoxide incidents in Calgary homes is a regular problem, and there’s often a need to reiterate the essential information that keeps families safe. So what can you do today to protect your home? Start with alarms.

Maintenance

fire safety calgarySmoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are easy to install, and low maintenance. Carbon monoxide isn’t obvious like fire, so it’s even more important that you secure your home against a leak or have a measure for detecting it. Any new

1,043 Views, 0 Comments.

calgary easter eventsRing in spring this weekend, at one of Calgary’s family friendly Easter events. The long weekend is jam packed with hunts, games, and of course, chocolate. Here’s just a small sampling of the local happenings. Try to hop your way to all three!

Telus Spark

Telus Spark’s Spring Sparktacular is the event of the long weekend for any curious children. Want to learn about seed starting or composting basics? Better yet, find out what happens when you eat all those chocolate bunnies. What else can you expect at Sparktacular? Dinosaur eggs, chocolate galore, and egg-themed science experiments!

Educational and entertaining, the science centre’s Easter long weekend events are included in the price of general admission. To top it off, they’ve even extended

1,104 Views, 0 Comments.