If you're selling your home and planning to move, a well-thought-out plan is crucial for a smooth transition. Based on experience, most moves take around 8 to 10 weeks from start to finish, so it's best to start early. Here's your 8-week guide to ensure a successful move:

8 WEEKS BEFORE THE MOVE:

  1. Obtain Estimates: Reach out to professional movers and obtain estimates for their services to compare and choose the right one for your needs.

  2. Create a Floorplan: Draw a floorplan of your new home, utilizing decorating charts and a grid to arrange furniture to scale in each room. Decide which furniture to move, replace, or dispose of.

6 WEEKS BEFORE THE MOVE:

  1. Take Inventory: Conduct a thorough inventory of all your…

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Calgary, like other cities around the world, has witnessed a significant shift in its population moving to the suburbs, opting for space and comfort over proximity to work. Recent assessment figures reveal a notable surge in property values within the suburbs, indicating that this trend is likely to persist. In sync with this suburban migration, another global phenomenon is quietly revolutionizing commuting options – the rise of electric bikes (e-bikes). 

E-Bikes Transforming Suburban Living: E-bike sales have witnessed remarkable growth worldwide, and Calgary is no exception to this trend. Bow Cycle's electric bike store has experienced a remarkable increase in sales this year, with another  rise predicted for the next year. E-bikes are becoming more…

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Housing affordability emerged as one of the most prominent topics during the recent election. The soaring house prices in many parts of Canada have made homeownership an unattainable dream for many Canadians.

 

  1. National House Prices

Even amidst the pandemic, the housing market remained resilient and continued to thrive. Lockdowns prompted people to prioritize their homes, leading to a surge in demand for larger spaces and upgrades. Despite the recovery of the Canadian economy, housing expenditure remains a priority, with sales and prices outpacing the overall economic growth. 

 

  1. Calgary House Prices

In Calgary, September's home sales numbers approached record levels. Typically, sales decline in the fall, but this…

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