Luxury Community Spotlight: MacTaggart Featured Image

MacTaggart is a relatively newer neighbourhood located along the southwestern edge of Edmonton. Construction began here in 2005 and the community is designed to encourage pedestrian and bicycle travel within MacTaggart and neighbouring areas. The areas takes its name from philanthropist Sandy Auld MacTaggart, for whom the nearby nature sanctuary is also named. MacTaggart primarily consists of single-family homes starting from the low 600s, low-density apartments, and luxury homes with prices ranging up to the multi-millions.

Great Location

This luxury community is located in the Terwillegar Heights area and lies between MacTaggart Nature Sanctuary and Rabbit Hill Road. Neighbourhood residents enjoy an easy commute of twenty-five to thirty…

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Real Estate Professionals: Who Should Be On Your Team? Featured Image

Whether you're buying or selling a home, the process can sometimes feel overwhelming. But with the right real estate professionals on your team, you’ll not only save time, but it is ultimately the best way to either sell your home for top dollar or get a great deal on your dream home.

Choosing the Right Realtor®

Choosing the right Realtor® is one of the most important factors when it comes to a buying or selling a home. When you have the right Realtor® on your side it's much easier to save time when looking for properties that fit your criteria, before you even head out to start looking. Who wants to waste time looking at a home that doesn't work for your family? And if you're selling your home, the right Realtor® will work together with you in…

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 Tips for Keeping Your Basement Warm this Winter Featured Image

Having proper temperature management in the home can be much more than a simple convenience – it can also save you a great deal of money. Here are a few tips that will help you keep your basement warm this winter, no matter your budget.

Double Check All of Your Seals

If there is a walk out door, then it should be very tightly sealed with both a door sweep as well as weatherstripping. If there are additional rooms in the basement that are unheated, make sure to seal the doors to that room as well. 

Portable Heating Systems

Hey, they work! Space heaters are generally very low-cost, inexpensive to use and very effective. Almost all of the space heaters on the market today also come with built-in safety features as well, so this is both a…

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Pay Your Mortgage Off Faster with These Simple Tricks Featured Image

Are you interested in quickly paying off your mortgage? Paying your mortgage off faster is a fantastic way to save on interest, but it can feel burdensome putting more money into each payment. Instead, consider these very simple tricks for paying your mortgage off quickly without creating any financial issues for yourself.

Make Bi-Weekly Payments Instead of Once a Month

Most people make a mortgage payment once per month. For easy numbers let's say it's $2000. That would equal 12 payments over the year for a total of $24,000. Since there are 52 weeks in a year, if you divide that by two you end up with 26 payments over the course of a year. If you do each payment at $1000 (for the most part you would only pay twice a month, with a couple of…

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 The Five S's to Selling Your Home Featured Image

"I have a couple interested in looking at your house. When would be good for you?" Your heart pounds and you scrutinize your living room. With so many factors that can influence a buyer's decision, what can you do to make your house their dream home? Here are the top five areas that you can work on to maximize your home's appeal.

Sparkling

When you go car shopping, what is it that makes any car on the lot attractive? In most cases, it's that "new car feel" that makes it seem like THIS car could never get dirty, ever! 

The same applies to house shopping. It's so much fun to walk into a sparkling clean home and think, "Yeah! I bet this place never gets dirty!" Anything that enhances a home's ability to stay neat is a huge plus. Features like…

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