January 2012

There are 2 blog entries for January 2012.

In hot real estate markets (or any market, really) we're always tackling the same old debate: "You're throwing your money away on rent!" vs. "You're throwing your money away on interest!". In all actuality, the question of renting versus buying is a lot more complicated than it is often made out to be. Following are some pros and cons to both, and a little advice on how to sort out the truth for yourself.

Renting pro: no maintenance required. Is your bathroom sink leaking? Is your furnace no longer providing you with heat? With a law-abiding landlord, these problems are just a phone call away and require no expense on your part. As a homeowner, however, you must come up with the cash for these inevitable fixes yourself. You should also be budgeting for

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Calgary is such a great place for families to live. There are always so many things to do year-round, but in February, the City of Calgary puts extra effort into making sure there's something fun for everyone to enjoy. So much is going on, in fact, that you could enjoy exciting family activities every day of the month!

Most of us, of course, probably don't have the time or energy for a different event every day. But if you're looking for some unique ways to spend your time, it's easy to find new things to enjoy your family and and our city, with a variety of activities on offer for kids of all ages.

Here's what you can do in February to celebrate Family Month:

  • Every Wednesday night, from 6-8 pm in February, enjoy special family activities and a 30%
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