All is Bright on Candy Cane Lane

Wednesday, December 7th at 11:25am

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Tuscany Vista Crescent Northwest has been transformed into Candy Cane Lane.

The spirit of Christmas is literally on display, as the homes on the street look fantastic and make it well worth a walk (depending on the temperature) or drive down the crescent for a tour.

Tuscany residents know how to celebrate in style and put on a show.

Inn From Cold – Needs Your Help

Tuesday, December 6th at 2:53pm

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This is going to be a tough winter for many Calgarians. We are using our Open Houses as drop off locations in support of the Calgary charity “Inn From The Cold.”

We are gathering:
New Toques
New Gloves
New Scarves
New Socks
Non-Perishable Food Items

3 DROP OFF LOCATIONS

On Sunday December 11th between 2:00pm & 4:30pm, please drop off these items at:
1. 117 Kinniburgh Bay in Chestermere
2. 148 Sienna Passage in Chestermere

3. You can also drop off items at our office at: 220, 5403 Crowchild Trail NW between 9:00am & 4:30pm Monday to Friday from December 7th to 16th.

Thank you for your support and helping us help the community.

The Times They Are A-Changin’

Saturday, December 3rd at 12:26pm

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Bob Dylan wrote that song in 1963 as an anthem for the civil rights movement, today, it has meaning in every aspect of our lives.

If there is a constant in our lives it is change, and it seems to come faster and harder than ever before. One can only swim against the current for so long before you are forced to adapt to survive and hopefully, find a new way to flourish.

Uber is back

The latest change coming to Calgary is Uber, an app and ride-hailing service that is set to resume business in Calgary next week.

While there is reluctance in some circles to permit Uber to operate in our city, it is a service that is widely available throughout the world.

How Does it work?

The effect this service is having is not unlike changes to that we’ve seen to other industries like travel agencies, home entertainment and of course real estate.

The real estate industry I entered in 1998 is radically different from what it is today, including higher expectations. Like the transportation business, technology is a driving force behind the change.

It’s What the Consumer Wants

As new and better ways to conduct business and ultimately serve clients are developed, like we see with the Uber model, it is a matter of finding the right formula for your unique offering and differentiate yourself-everyday.

Change will visit every business in some way shape or form (if it hasn’t already). It is time to get creative and be the best version of your company that you can be. Make the investment in time, technology and above all, people that share your vision.

Christmas Light Contest in Crestmont

Friday, December 2nd at 12:45pm

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Christmas Time is Giving Time

Thursday, December 1st at 10:31am

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It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is here again, especially because the weather has been quite nice.

It’s also at this time that the needs of those who are less fortunate are most acutely felt. Having worked with the Calgary Food Bank and knowing how the need has increased, especially among families, now is the time to give or do what you can to help.

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Here are some fast facts:

• The Food Bank distributed enough food for 9,786 meals & snacks EVERY DAY of the year

• 4 in 10 Food Bank users are children

• 262 emergency hampers are given out per day

There are many initiatives that have made me incredibly proud to be part of this community, here are only a few that I wanted to recognize.

Supporting Our Veterans

Recently Calgarians answered the call to support our Veterans, filling four warehouses with food, that a short time ago had only bare shelves. Record donations of both food and cash, will sustain our heroes and meet their immediate needs.

Adopt a Family

The Rocky Ridge, Royal Oak Community Association has launched an initiative to help families that have been most adversely affected and make their Christmas brighter.

Calgary Herald Christmas Fund

Since it was launched by Herald staff 26 years ago, the fund has raised over $24 million for city charities, helping them in their great work to improve the lives of many Calgarians who rely on their assistance.

There are so many ways you can get involved, here is a link to Calgary charitable groups for more information click here or you can start something yourself and get your friends and family involved to support a worthy cause of your choosing.

Together, we can ensure that everybody has a great Christmas and feel the love of a strong community.

Custom Marketing Plan

Wednesday, November 23rd at 1:07pm

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Custom Marketing Plan – Elements:

Our Website – An easy to navigate site that is full of great information, insights and trends – updated daily. Receiving thousands of page views every month, it includes MLS access, blog and videos. It is also linked to other websites and social media.

Royal LePage Website – The Royal LePage site is one of the most popular real estate websites in all of Canada.

FREE, NO OBLIGATION HOME EVALUATION

Social & Digital Media – We actively reach and interact with a large audience on multiple platforms with vital information, tips and offers on a consistent basis.

HD Drone – The sky’s the limit when marketing your home! Top quality footage with a new, crystal clear perspective one your home and neighborhood is available to perspective buyers.

Matterport – Our 3D virtual media platform allows prospective buyers feel totally immersed in a property. This cutting-edge technology makes it possible for a bird’s eye view or you can walk through rooms as if you were there.

Photography – We have invested over $40,000 in the latest SLR, Sony and Canon technology. Our professional photographer uses High Dynamic Range Imaging to capture the truest view of a home. This allows for greater range of color and detail, making a huge difference in capturing the best possible impression of the home.

Interactive Floor Plans – The unique ability for potential buyers to tour a home with detailed, HI-Resolution virtual access – 24/7.

Walk-Thru Videos – Yet another way to conveniently tour a home whenever you want, using our true HI-Resolution photography.

Market Updates – Our clients are set up with the ability to monitor marketing activity for houses similar to theirs in the community where they are listed. Clients are also instantly notified when a home either come on the market or sells.

Bus Benches – We receive numerous calls from people interested in home information on districts all around the city. Calgarians have come to recognize us as a prime resource.

Community Newsletters – Every month, we advertise in 9 key communities in Calgary.

Full Color Flyers – Glossy flyers promoting our new listings and recent sales go to every home in the area.

Corporate Relocations – Royal LePage is the largest relocation company in Canada. We are a prime source for both corporations and people relocating to Calgary from around the world.

Homes & Land Magazine – A two, full page spread showcases our listings in this glossy publication every month, PLUS it is a great resource for buyers & sellers through the magazines’ many digital channels as well.

Neighborhood Expertise – We live where we work and know our districts very well. To make a decision on where you’re going to call home, you need to have a total sense of what a community has to offer in terms of amenities, schools and everything that is important to you. We provide this and more, because we believe – It’s YOUR Move!

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