9 Steps to a De-Cluttered Kitchen ready for Sale.

Getting your Calgary home ready for sale. 

A cluttered home feels smaller and more crowded than it really is.  Clutter makes a home feel like there is a lack of storage space.  One of the most cluttered space I typically see is the kitchen.  It is after all deemed by most as the most important place in the home, the heart of the home. 

Start with the surface areas that you can see.

Step 1.  Give the kitchen a general cleaning.  You will be giving it a super sparkling clean once it’s de-cluttered.

Step 2.  Clear personal clutter out, calendars with appointments, day timers.  Kids’ toys, homework . . . all of it.

Step 3.  Clear everything off the fridge.  All those photos, sticky note reminders.  Everything.  Tuck it into a folder and pack it away.

Step 4.  Clear the counters.  All the small appliances must go.  Yes, that means the...


Looking for things to do in and around Calgary?  There are several places to head out to enjoy a round of mini-golf in and around Calgary.

1. Canada Olympic Park – NW Calgary. A family favorite.  There are some very challenging holes as this course is built onto the side of the hill.  A beautiful spot tucked into the trees.


2. Stone Creek Adventure Golf – Country Hills Blvd (on the east side of Deerfoot at 999 Country Hills Blvd NE) – NE Calgary.  Another family favorite, it is also well treed.  A lot of water and vintage decor add to the atmosphere at this course.

Oasis – Pebble Beach located South of Calgary / Heritage Point/DeWinton.  This course is challenging in that it has holes longer than 75 feet and greens wider than 26 feet.  Waterfalls , fountains, and streams throughout the course add to the beauty and the challenge.

Crystal Ridge Golf – Okotoks – Maxman’s Mini...


Curb Appeal: 14 tips to add value to your home right now.

Curb Appeal.  Great curb appeal will add value to your home, whether you are selling or not.  If the houses on the street appear well kept, property values will be better than in an unkempt neighbourhood.  When houses on your street sell for more money, the value of your home will increase. Keeping your house tidy on the outside will help theirs sell for more money. Ready to sell or not these are great tips to keep up the curb appeal, from budget friendly to splurges they will increase the value of your home, now and years to come.

1) Driveway.  Remove oil and other stains. Remove any grass or weeds that are growing through cracks. Fix driveway sags, especially if it affects the roof-line of the garage. The driveway is one of the first things a buyer sees and perceives as being a large expense that they don’t want to deal with. The entire driveway doesn’t necessarily have to be dug up, there are companies that will lift sagging or sinking concrete....

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