There are 5 blog entries for August 2012.
Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 2:57pm. 1162 Views, 0 Comments.
Moving can be overwhelming; there’s no doubt about it. Packing, cleaning, labeling, more packing, more cleaning – it never seems to end! The best way to avoid moving-related stress is to be prepared; make a list, check it off as you get things done, and you’ll be done everything before you know it.
Image: Green Mama on a Budget
Here are eight of our most handy moving tips:
PURGE: Before you start packing, make two piles in each room; one for donating, and one for trashing. As soon as you’re done, get rid of anything you’re not keeping accordingly. If you want to sell some of your items, post photos and information on Kijiji, or arrange a garage sale.
PAPERS: Keep all important papers in one filing box and label it well. When moving, take this box with…
Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 8:29am. 761 Views, 0 Comments.
West Hillhurst, located east of Hillhurst Sunnyside in the city’s northwest along the Bow, is one of Calgary’s most coveted neighborhoods. The location, tight-knit community, and proximity to downtown make it ideal for couples, families, and individuals of all ages.
Original Map from Google Maps
- Kensington Village boasts a great assortment of shops, restaurants, and bars.
- Riley Park has a large green space, beautifully tended gardens, a playground, and an outdoor children’s pool (seasonally).
- Sunnyside Farmer’s Market (Wednesdays from 3-7PM, May 30-October 3) at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association.
- Access to the Bow River, pathways, and parks.
- Walking distance to downtown.
- Close to Edworthy Park.
Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 11:46am. 979 Views, 0 Comments.
That time of year is here again, and the Calgary Home + Design Show is just around the corner! The show, which takes place at the BMO Centre from September 20-23, 2012, highlights the best in décor and design including: appliances, lighting, windows, flooring, art, and renovations. Click here to see a full exhibitor list.
Image: Calgary Home + Design Show
The main stage, put on by HGTV and Trail Appliances will have an assortment of the industry’s “hottest insiders” including: Alykhan Velji, Rosalyn Lazaruk, Maria Killam, Bob the Builder, Janette Ewen, Bruce from Remodel IT TV, Janet Mah, and Joanne Dafoe.
Want to check out this year’s show? It’s open from 4PM to 9PM on Thursday, September 20, 12PM to 9PM on Friday, September 21, 10AM to 9PM on…
Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 4:06pm. 1240 Views, 0 Comments.
If your home is in need of a little pick-me-up in the form of some organization or cleaning, Smart Calgary Homes has got you covered! We’ve put together some of our favourite tips from the web, as well as from some of our great friends on Twitter and Facebook, to create this week’s Happy Home Roundup: Organizing and Cleaning Edition. Read on for the tips, and don’t forget to send some our way (via our Facebook or Twitter pages, or leave a comment, below) so we can share them with our readers.
Photo: Real Simple
@CalgaryJunk (1-800-GOT-JUNK YYC), on Twitter, says: “de-clutter the house - it makes it look larger and especially great tip for people selling their homes! #giveusthejunk”
@ALookTraining (A Look Training), on Twitter, says: “It…
Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 10:01am. 679 Views, 0 Comments.
It’s the peak of summer, and if the mountains are calling your name, you could be in luck – we’ve got a mountaintop dinner for two to give away to one lucky Smart Calgary Homes fan… is it you?
Photo: Banff Tours
Congratulations, Robyn M., you’re our lucky winner! Robyn was chosen at random via Random.org.
Stay tuned, we’ve got another great contest coming up!
- Sign In
Log in, to view your saved searches and add to your favorite listings.
- Join Today