Owning a home may be your dream, but in order for the purchase to be the happy and satisfying experience it was meant to be, you need to ensure that you are financially and mentally prepared for the responsibilities that come with it.


Owning your own home is about more than just being able to decorate any way you like; it's about being prepared to maintain your home over the years, realizing that part of your income and time will go towards repairs and maintenance. It's about being willing to take the risks of home ownership with a realistic expectation of the rewards.


It can be discouraging to find that your salary won't stretch as far as the home you want to own. However, sacrificing a huge part…

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Calgary's northwest is one of the largest quadrants in the City of Calgary with approximately 300,000 residents. It is known for its proximity to the mountains, hilly terrain, beautiful golf courses and suburban living.  It is also home to the University of Calgary, SAIT Polytechnic, and the Alberta College of Art, making it a great choice for those pursuing academic studies. But also a close distance to a ton of amenities, shopping centres, hospitals and a number of other schools. 

But one of the more unspoken benefits to living in northwest Calgary, is the amazing scenery and nature surrounding the areas there. 


Northwest Calgary is home to Nose Hill Park, considered one of the largest municipal parks located in Canada. Nose Hill Park is…

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No matter where you live, diligence when it comes to your security should be on your top priority. Here are a few tips to make your home more secure:

Change all the locks when you move to a new home

For you to avoid someone you don’t know from having access to your home, you should change all of the exterior locks whenever you move into a new home or if you lose your keys.

Install locks on all exterior entrances

Choose deadbolts with the highest quality to ensure the highest standards for your security. There are many quality deadbolts available in the market. Quality deadbolts should be installed on all exterior doors. Also keep in mind to look windows. Statistics show that 33.2% of home robbery are not forced entries meaning over 154,000…

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