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Saving Polar Bears One Christmas At A Time

Saturday, December 21st, 2013 at 1:37pm. 376 Views, 0 Comments.

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Let’s be honest: winter is not necessarily a time when people are overly cautious about saving the environment. Environmental ads on the television get muted between watching Christmas Specials, gift wrapping is torn up and thrown in the trash, everyone drives everywhere in their warm, heated seats. We aren’t condemning you, but we do have some tips of ways you can help aid environmental efforts during this holiday season:

1). Use LED lights to decorate your home! They are 90% more energy efficient than normal bulbs, and just as beautiful! Not only will the save you money, but they will help cut down on energy.

2). Recycle your Christmas tree! Don’t just throw it in the trash. Cut it down and store the logs for a summer campfire, use the needles

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Winter Home Maintenance

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 9:15am. 407 Views, 0 Comments.

 calgary winter home maintenance     The wintertime is a harsh and unforgiving season, waiting desperately at the edge of fall to swoop in and make home maintenance much more difficult than it should be. Whether you are in a brand new home or an older edition, you are going to have some winter maintenance to do in order to keep your home in pristine condition. Everyone to ever live in your home will thank you. Here are some common home maintenance tips that you should be aware of for this Christmas Season:   1). Water Damage: The snow may be thick and icy now, but in spring it will melt. If you have any outdoor storage, whether it’s in a garage or shed, make sure it is sealed away in something that will protect it from possible water damage!   2). Roof Caving: If…

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Winter Wonderland Woes

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 10:41pm. 411 Views, 0 Comments.

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It’s that time of season! Lights are on the house, a chill is in the air and snow is on the ground! Wasn’t it such a beautiful picture back when you were young and too small to carry a shovel? All that snow, blowing around in the wind, settling on the front yard of your property like a white blanket promising hot chocolate and cheesy Christmas movies?

Perhaps that ideal has changed now that you’re a homeowner. Perhaps now the beautiful, majestic snow means twenty minutes (if you’re lucky) of back-breaking, toe numbing, teeth-chattering shoveling, of which your only solace is repeating the manta ‘spring will come, spring will come, spring will come’ like the little winter train who thinks he can.

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CENTURY 21 Real Estate Announces USA Bobsled Team Sponsorship

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 6:36pm. 377 Views, 0 Comments.

Century 21 Real Estate LLC today announced that it is the official real estate company of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (USBSF). The CENTURY 21 – USBSF sponsorship includes a dedicated sled wrapped in black and gold featuring the brand’s iconic logo. The sled made its debut at the CENTURY 21 Senior Leadership Conference in Miami earlier today.

century 21 bobsled team“Our sponsorship of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Team is another example of our position as the ‘Smarter. Bolder. Faster.’ real estate team in the industry,” said Bev Thorne, Chief Marketing Officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “Whether it’s the Super Bowl, the Bobsled team, U.S. Soccer, or the Indy 500, we are committed to showcasing the capabilities of our sales professionals in front of the

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Center Stage - Staging Your Home In Calgary

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 6:38am. 394 Views, 0 Comments.

Staging your home is crucial in the selling process. You want to put your home in the best possible light so that buyers will be able to see it in all its glory! While you may think it is simply enough to tidy up, there are actually five other major tips and ticks that will ensure your house looks its best! Here they are:

1. Depersonalize: This is crucial. When potential buyers enter your property, they don’t want to be stepping inside your home. They want to be stepping inside their potential home. They should be able to envision their lives in the space, their faces in the picture frames on the walls, and their favorite chair sitting in the living room. While personal touches are a lovely addition to any home, put away the baseball trophies and pictures…

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