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According to a recent study, the average homeowner pays more attention to kitchen stove safety than they do BBQ safety. But, the fact is, a BBQ mishap can be just as devastating. So, it pays to know the latest safety tips. 

• Keep BBQs at least 8 feet away from your house. 

• Check for venture tube blockages regularly. (Spiders are notorious for spinning webs in there.) 

• Clean the grill frequently to prevent flare ups. A grease fire on the grill can continue burning even after you’ve turned the BBQ off. 

• Don’t position your BBQ close to foliage, such as under a tree or next to shrubs. 

• Never BBQ in an enclosed area, such as a garage, even if the space is well ventilated. 

• Avoid leaving the grill unattended, especially when

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You might naturally assume that it is most important to talk to a Realtor when you’re selling or buying a home. But there are many other circumstances in which it makes sense to give me a call. Here are a few examples. 

 1. When you’re at the “thinking about it” stage

If you’re just thinking about selling your home, and haven’t made a firm decision yet, you might feel uncomfortable calling a Realtor. Don’t be. In fact, we welcome your call. We can discuss what your current property will likely sell for on today’s market, and determine the type of home you qualify to buy. That way, you’ll have some clarity and be able to make a more informed decision. 

2. If you’re nervous about the selling process 

If you haven’t sold a home before, you might

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Let me start by saying, I've been a REALTOR® for 35 years. 

In those years, I, like you, have been inundated by trainers, programs and the like, that all claim to have the "magic recipe" for success.

The Ninja Selling system is without a doubt the Best program that I've encountered!

It's called Ninja Installation for good reason. The concept of Ninja Selling needs to be installed into our daily mindset. The results are amazing!

About 70% of our realtors have taken the course.  Those realtors ( on average) have seen their production go up 30%! 

Their life/work balance increases!  They discover the art of attracting business, instead of hustling up leads!

It's really very simple....invest $2000.00 in your business to earn an extra

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 Panorama Hills, in Calgary, is a suburban residential community with a population of 25, 130 (According to the 2014 Calgary Civic Census). The community boasts a private 6-acre park for resident use. Amenities include a spray park, basketball courts, beach volleyball courts, a playground, picnic space and a beautiful pond (perfect for skating on during the winter months). An abundance of walking trails and green space coupled with beautifully constructed homes and rolling hills makes Panorama Hills one of north Calgary’s most desirable communities.

Both Panorama Hills and Panorama Hills Estates are comprised of about 68% single-family residential homes with the remaining 32% being represented by Duplexes, Townhomes, and Apartments. Interestingly

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If you want to transform a room into something that’s functional, beautiful and perfectly matched to your taste, then you might want to hire an interior designer.

It’s an interior designer’s job to come up with imaginative ideas that will wow you.

It’s a myth that interior designers just deal with paint colours, décor and furnishings. In fact, according to the Interior Designers Institute, these professionals have the training needed to handle all aspects of a renovation or remodeling project. They can direct a project from beginning to end.

Here are a couple reasons hiring an interior designer might be the right choice for you: 

  • Hiring a designer can help you to avoid costly mistakes that will not only help you save money but can
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 Imagine this scenario...

You purchase a new home and move in. A few weeks later, you hear a strange rumbling sound. It’s the furnace. It’s only a year old, yet it’s sputtering like it’s twenty. You realize you’ll have to call in an HVAC contractor to get it fixed.

You’re thinking, “Ouch! This is going to be expensive.”

Well, maybe not. You see, since that furnace is relatively new, it might be covered by its original warranty — even for you, the new owner.

But a warranty is useless if you don’t know it exists. 

Recent studies suggest that upwards of 50% of people pay to get items fixed that were actually covered by a warranty. So, when purchasing a new home, be sure to ask this simple question: “What warranties do you have for items,

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