December 2014

Found 11 blog entries for December 2014.

Are you selling your Airdrie land and looking for a few tips to help you prepare it? There are a few things you can do to get your land prepared and most of them don't take much time at all.

1. Give it a tidy up

If your  land has been taken over with weeds, call in a professional landscaper. It doesn't take long to get rid of these weeds using quality products. The landscaper should have the tools available to spray the area and get rid of all those nasty weedss. A lot of buyers are not going to be interested in putting down their money on a piece of land that they need to spend a lot of time on to clean up - especially if there are other plots of land in the same area that are neat and tidy.

2. Mark the boundaries

If you are showing someone your

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Kings Heights

Kings Heights is a neighbourhood located within Airdrie. It is one of the largest and best planned neighbourhoods in the community. Kings Heights offers a variety of home options from simple to luxurious lifestyles and caters to a variety of budgets.

It’s close to great area amenities including shopping and entertainment. You’ll find needed services like the doctor and dentist plus great schools all within reach. This new community in Airdrie is growing in popularity by appealing to busy and active lifestyles. Here is a look at what you can enjoy in this newer neighbourhood within Airdrie.

About Kings Heights

Kings Heights is conveniently located close to Highway 2 via Yankee Valley Boulevard making the traffic highly reduced. Located on the

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It's a very special time of year in the city and one that encourages us to think of others. It's a wonderful time to reflect on the special friends and family members that we have and a great opportunity to spend more time with them. During this season we hope that you get a chance to take a break from the daily grind and spend some quality time with the people you love the most.

As real estate agents, our team has had the opportunity to meet special individuals, groups, couples and families in the past. As the years go by we understand just how valuable these connections really are. As we reflect back we appreciate just how privileged we have been to associate with the wonderful clients that have crossed our paths.

Real estate is a people business

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Events

Airdrie has many exciting events coming up for January 2015. While most people are busy with the holidays, wrapping gifts and attending holiday events, it’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s fun-filled schedule. You’ll find the Cozy Corner Acoustic Jam taking place, a Hula Hoop class and even Rik Emmett is coming to town. Here’s a look at all the fun you can look forward to in January of 2015.

Blood Donor Clinic – 800 East Lake Boulevard Northeast, Airdrie

Check out the Blood Donor Clinic at the Genesis Place on January 2nd. What better way to start the New Year than to give back and save lives. The event will take place from 3pm-8pm in the Rotary & Echo Room. The donations are through the Canadian Blood Services.

Cozy Corner

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Museum

The Nose Creek Valley Museum is a collection of local history representing 100 years of photographs, artifacts and displays. To experience Airdrie’s history, the Nose Creek Valley Museum is the place to go. The museum offers their collection for the public to experience at your leisure. The museum is open all year and guided tours are available. Here is a look at what you will experience at the museum.

Visiting the Museum

To visit the museum, it’s only $2 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Guided tours are available for elementary school groups and to the general public. Hours vary depending on the season.

The museum is open September through May with hours Monday through Friday from 1pm-5pm and weekends from 1pm-4:30pm. in June

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If you haven't had a chance yet, make sure that you schedule some time to visit the Airdrie Festival of lights this year. It's a Christmas tradition and a great chance to get out and enjoy the holiday spirit with your family.

This is the largest outdoor display of Christmas lights in Western Canada and it will really take your breath away. It's amazing to see all of the lights at this time of the year and is a breathtaking wonderland for both old and young. Besides the lights there are also a variety of other activities available at the festival.

Fire pits

Bring along a bag of marshmallows and enjoy the tasty treats at one of the handcrafted fire pits that are located near the Event Tent. Sip on some hot chocolate (available at the concession for

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Rugby

The Highlanders in Airdrie are the Rugby group in the area. Rugby is an ancient sport that resembles North American football but doesn’t have helmets, pads or face guards. Instead, you’ll see a new level of toughness among the players in this physically brutal sport.

You’ll see men with their bare faces hitting the ground, men tackling with their flesh exposed and men buried under other players during tackles like a dog pile. Here is a look at the Highlanders in Airdrie and the game of Rugby.

More about Rugby

Rugby is the game similar to football in which teams compete for the highest score. They have competitive huddles called “scrums” and they use lingo such as “tries” for scoring and “hooker” for mid position. The sport dates back to the

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If you want to own your own property and are interested in buying a condo in Airdrie you'll have to start working with a professional real estate agent to find the best deal out there. An agent knows where quality condos are available that will match your budget.

The first thing you’ll need to do is give your real estate agent a purchase price that cannot be negotiated. Tell him that if he finds an available condo in Airdrie that is over your price limit that you don't even want to hear about it. This will let your agent know that you are bound and determined to stay on budget for the sale.

When you are working out how much you can spend on a condo in Airdrie there are a lot of things you’ll have to take into account. You'll have to hire a real estate

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Airdrie - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/charltonpics/9213497527

There are many reasons to live in Airdrie, Alberta. Not only is this one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, but it's also one of the top rated places to raise a family. Here’s look at some of the reasons people choose to live in Airdrie.

Incredible Recreation

With over 80 kilometres of paved pathways, beautiful parks, ponds, green space and more, this city has plenty for residents to enjoy. Airdrie also has playgrounds, baseball fields, soccer fields, a skate park and more. Genesis Place is found here and provides a 25-metre pool, fitness centre, indoor soccer fields, skating rinks, a track and more.

Close to Calgary

With Calgary just minutes away and the airport a short drive from Airdrie, this city has become ideal for those working

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If you've just purchased a new home but don't plan to move into it right away, you'll need to start looking for a storage facility. Here are some helpful tips you can use to find the best facility to store your belongings.

1. Do you need a climate controlled storage unit?

If you are going to be storing antiques, heirlooms or paperwork you may need to have a unit that is climate controlled. These types of units keep the temperature within a certain range and also control the humidity level. Of course, you will have to pay an extra cost for this feature so only opt for it if absolutely necessary.

3. Look for the right size of locker

Try to figure out how much space you are going to need for storage. Many facilities can help you figure out the right

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