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Canada is celebrating its 151st birthday and our fair city is packed full of celebrations - but with so much going on, it can be difficult to decide which events to attend with the family. We've taken the liberty of putting together a full day's worth of Canada Day activities so you can take the guesswork out of July 1st and skip straight to celebrating!

1) Canada Day Pancake Breakfast - 7 am to 10 am at the Alberta Legislature South Grounds

Talk about the perfect way to start the day! This years annual pancake breakfast will be hosted by the Ismaili Community and will include  free pancakes, watermelon, music, and games.

2) Free admission to the Art Gallery of Alberta - 10am to 5pm

Featuring activities for the whole family and a chance to

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In The era of HGTV, more homeowners than ever are skipping traditional contract work and taking on their own Do It Yourself home renovations. When it's possible to learn how to renovate a bathroom or revamp your kitchen via television or Youtube, it's nor surprising that homeowners are spending their weekends updating their homes.

While it's important to have agency and control over any home renovation you embark on, it is worth noting that every DIY home reno is automatically a "good investment" -- or even a good use of disposable income. That's not to say every DIY project is a bad idea! It just means you should start every single project with a plan in mind

Are you about to start renovating your home? Read below to learn our Top 5 Tips for

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With so many neighbourhoods in our fair city, it can be difficult for first time buyers or those entering the real estate market to decide where to call home.

Although there are plenty of gorgeous neighbourhoods in our city, we'd like to take a moment to raise a case for one of the oldest and most dynamic: Downtown. Regardless of where you're planning on settling down, here's our case for taking proximity to Edmonton's Downtown into account when buying your Home!

Prime Location

Edmonton's Downtown is rightly called the "Heart of the City" allowing residents to stay in touch with local trends and happenings with excellent access to Edmonton's main attractions, such as Roger's Place and the Alberta Legislature Building. Even if being directly in

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So what is Curb Appeal? To keep it simple, it is the attractiveness of a property for sale and its surroundings when viewed from the street. It's also known as the thing that will make prospective buyers want to look inside your home!

Having high quality curb appeal could be the deciding factor for a buyer, so it's important to keep the outside of your home just as clean and tidy inside.

Even if you are not planning to sell your home, a welcoming exterior is a wonderful thing to come home to each day. Keep reading to discover 10 easy ways that you can boost your home's curb appeal today!

1. Paint your front door. An eye catching front door could be just the thing your house needs to give it some flair. Don't be afraid to play with bold colours

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The goal with interior design is to create a space that feels like home, whether your styling a 5 bedroom house, or a 700 square foot apartment. With hundreds of places to shop from and styles to choose, creating a cohesive interior design on your own can be hard.

Whether you want to fill a new home, create a functional office space, or you're simply looking for new inspiration, check out the best interior design stores in Edmonton. To give you a more personalized service experience, to support our city of Edmonton, and to offer the most unique styles, all of the stores on this list are locally owned and operated.

1. Chintz & Company. A mainstay in Edmonton, Chintz & Co. offers are wide in variety of everything from kitchen tables to scented

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Trying to sell your home but not getting as many offers as you'd hoped? Keep reading to discover a few simple things you can do to give your home that :wow factor" all buyers are looking for

What's the first thing a new buyer sees? The outside of your home, of course. Curb appeal is perfect way to give a great first impression, and entice buyers to come inside. By power washing your sidewalks, mowing the lawn, and planting a few blooming flowers you can boost your curb appeal significantly.

Hint: Leave your porch lights on at night, just in case a potential buyer decides to drive past.

 

This next step may seem obvious, and that's because it is: Clean everything! This may be the best way to stage your home for potential buyers. Polish the

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Edmonton is a city full of character and history. Known for its sweeping river valley, city views, shopping mall, and annual festivals, Edmonton has established itself as a force to be reckoned with among great Canadian cities. Get to know the city a little deeper by exploring some of the greatest places it has to offer. Here are 5 neighbourhoods you have to walkthrough this summer!

 

                                               Image via Edmonton Journal

1. Crestwood

Located in west Edmonton, Crestwood sits comfortably between two ravines whose paths lead to Edmonton's famous river valley. The ravines offer several hiking, cycling, and running paths, which are surrounded by larger trees and beautiful views of Downtown Edmonton. On your

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The snows melted and the grass is growing greener-after what felt like an unending winter it seems as if spring has finally crept its way into Edmonton.

There's seldom a person in our fair city that isn't itching to embrace the beginning of summer, but after such a long season of hunkering down and avoiding the cold it can be difficult to decide where to start. And while the weather may be kind to us now, there's always those who wait with baited breath for our traditional bout of May 1st snow.

Whether you count yourself amongst the optimistic or cautious, scroll down to read a few of our favourite ways to welcome weather into May 2018.

1) On now Through June 30 - Take in the views at the Spring it On! Art Show at Picture This Gallery in

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Buying and selling your home can be stressful enough. Now, imagine adding the stress of relocating to a new city on top of it. MaxWell Challenge Realty associates are her to help. With extensive knowledge of Edmonton and surrounding area real estate and a passion for helping clients find that dream home, our associates are perfect for all your Edmonton and area relocation needs.

Here are some tips for relocating to Edmonton and area.

1. Maximize your time. Relocating to Edmonton will surely mean one or two exploratory visits to view properties. Let MaxWell Challenge Realty associates carefully plan your viewings and truly MAXimize your time.

2. TALK TALK TALK. Let your MaxWell Challenge associate about your wants and needs when it comes to your

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