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Showing Tips When Selling a HomeYour first open house can be an exciting and productive experience, if your home is prepared in advance. Home sellers who go the extra mile with cleaning and staging can help buyers feel more at home in their property, which can lead to many offers and even a potential sale, even in competitive markets like North Calgary. Here is a collection of must-read home showing tips so every homeowner knows how to show a house for sale.

Deep Clean

Deep cleaning in the days before the open house takes place can help make your home more attractive to home buyers. If you’re strapped for time, contact a professional cleaning company for help. During this process, it’s important to clean parts of your home that rarely get attention during normal cleaning…

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The Calgary Skyline

Is it August already? It seems like just yesterday that the kids ran from the hallowed halls of school and into the bliss that is the summer holiday. The patios downtown opened up, the flowers bloomed, and we took a collective, contented sigh saying, "Ah yes! It's finally summer!"

And it still is! Don't let the looming September threaten your summer fun. It may be August, and you may have already spent July exploring Calgary events, but there are still plenty of things to do in Calgary to round out your summer experience.

We've broken down things to do in Calgary in August by type; there's something in the city for everyone! This is by no means an exhaustive list. Be sure to check out the City of Calgary's event calendar, the city's tourism…

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Something about Village Ice Cream's homemade goodness brings Calgarians the nostalgia and comfort of their very own childhood. Village Ice Cream opened its first location in 2012 with a darling atmosphere focused around the simplicity of hand crafted ice cream tied together in a modern woodland setting.

You are welcomed and enticed by the soft and warm smell of their waffle cones made fresh in-house at all three locations. Each location bringing it's own charm and character that connects the community with their diverse and fresh flavours. Included in their daily selection is a coconut milk option that caters to vegan or non-dairy friends and a lighter, cooler choice of sorbet. What we adore most, the 'date night' vibe no matter the company you're…

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