The holiday season is just around the corner. That means it’s time to unpack all of your decorations! If you’re new to condo living it won’t be long before you realize that your decorating routine might require a bit more creativity this time than in year’s past. But while there may be a few less square … Continued

Are you a pet lover? We can relate. If you’re making the transition to a new condominium there are a few things you need to know. Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean leaving your pets behind. What it does mean is in addition to the usual city by-laws, condos have a few extra rules and regulations … Continued

So, you’re thinking about downsizing. Have you thought about what you’re going to do with all your existing furniture? Before you start preparing your Kijiji ads or scheduling your springtime yard sale, take a look at our list of seven creative ways to repurpose your existing furniture. Just because you’re downsizing doesn’t mean it’s time … Continued

Whether you’ve downsized to an attached bungalow or you’ve just purchased your first apartment condo, you’re going to have to take some time to arrange your furniture. However, a fun project can turn into a frustrating experience if you wind up dragging furniture all over the room in order to find that right spot. So, … Continued

“Pre-construction”, “finishing stage”, “spec” and “quick possession”. If you’re looking for a new Calgary condo, these terms are likely bouncing around in conversation. Many new prospective buyers have set timelines with job transfers, school seasons and other factors guiding the transition. Others may be a little less restricted and don’t mind spending a little more … Continued

Dinner parties, drop-ins, family visits, and holiday gatherings. Everyone loves to entertain, to some degree at least. If you’re considering downsizing from a larger house, you may be apprehensive about how youre new home will affect your ability to host.  While condo living certainly takes on a different feel, that doesn’t mean you have to … Continued

Life hacks. You know, the creative tips and tricks that make everyday life a little bit easier. Like the McDonald’s ketchup trick, where you pull on the edges of the little condiment holders in order to create more room for more ketchup. Alright, it might not be the most practical hack ever shared, but it … Continued

In order to simplify their lives, more and more Calgarians are considering downsizing their homes to capitalize on the advantages offered by low-maintenance condo living. In turn, many developers are meeting the demand for high-quality condos with features you’d expect to see in detached single-family homes.  However, not all condo developers are created equal, and … Continued

The opportunity to downsize is an exciting one. Think about it: less cleaning, less maintenance and, let’s not forget, the many financial benefits. But downsizing doesn’t simply mean packing up the old family home. There’s a mortgage that goes with it and there are a few key decisions that need to be made along the … Continued