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Many homeowners are living with an outdated kitchen and are desperately wanting an upgrade whether it is to create more function and give a fresh face to your existing kitchen or if you are desiring to increase the value of your home when it comes time to sell. Regardless of what your intention is behind wanting to go through a kitchen remodel, people often wonder what is involved and the length of time that a kitchen renovation would typically take. Most homeowners shy away from going through the process of a kitchen renovation because they fear that they will be without a stove, oven and fridge for too long and are fearful of having to live off a diet of pop tarts. In this article, we at the Terry Paranych Team wanted to review what you can typically

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We at the Terry Paranych Real Estate team would love to wish you a Happy New Year!! We hope that as you ring in the New Year with your friends and family that you are safe! Our wish to you is to have an extremely abundant and successful 2017!

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Last year marked the first year of having a spectacular and breath-taking, life sized Ice Castle that impressed the residents of Edmonton, young and old. This year should be no different and the architects are expecting that tickets will sell out just as they had last year. The crew have been completing the final touches to the castle this week after experiencing some delays due to the cold weather of early December. It has been announced that the Ice Castle will officially open to the public on December 30, 2016 at Hawrelak Park.

Due to the high demand that is expected, Corey Livingood, the site director recommends to purchase the tickets ahead of time as they suspect that there won't be any tickets available at the door. With only a week left,

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Christmas is right around the corner and if you haven't started to your decorations, you may be running around frantically trying to figure out a way to make your home feel festive without breaking the bank. The holiday season can be quite an expensive time of year and after you budget for all the gifts you need to buy and outings you need to attend, spending money on decorating your home may be the last thing you want to do. Luckily, there are some really inexpensive and free ways that you can decorate your home for the holiday season. Let's review some ideas below.

Frame Old Christmas Cards

Are you someone who loves to collect the Christmas cards you receive every year? We know that there are a few of you out there and luckily that will

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After a long day and week at work, the last thing you want to do is clean our house. You are definitely not alone, many homeowners feel the exact same way as you do and is why many of these individuals will choose to hire a cleaning professional. However, if you asked most house cleaners if the homeowner is making their job easier or more difficult, they would say that there are instances where their job in fact becomes more difficult. We are going to review 7 things that your house cleaner wished you knew and did in order to ensure that you are satisfied with the clean and help make their job a lot easier. Let's review them together.

1. Save Money By Pre-Cleaning

This may seem counter-intuitive, to clean prior to your professional house

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We have had an unusually warm fall this year in the City of Champions and it is easy to forget the harsh reality that winter is coming. Whether it be the clothes you wear or the car you drive getting ready for winter takes preparation, and it is no different when it comes to your home. These 6 tips will help to ensure that your home is sufficiently prepared for winter.

Tip #1

The first tip really focuses on the exterior of your home. It is extremely important that when the inevitable snowfall comes, that as a homeowner, you are properly maintaining the exterior of your home and ensuring that the walkways are all cleared and all potential ice patches are cleared to ensure that there is no chance of falling and getting injured. It is also

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The kitchen is the heart of the home and this definitely rings true when home owners are planning out their dream home. Often times when we are selecting features for our kitchen, we focus on what countertop would be best, what types and colours of cabinets to select, and what backsplash would act as the perfect accent to the room; however, selecting the type of flooring for the kitchen is a step that often gets overlooked. Selecting the right flooring for your kitchen is very important and there are many factors to consider which we will review below. No matter what flooring you end up selecting for your kitchen, it is important to consider the advantages and disadvantages to the different types of flooring as well as the costs associated with each

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A new neighbourhood will be presented in front of City Council this afternoon in the Southwest of Edmonton adjacent to Winderemere and Ambleside. Currently the land proposed for the new neighbourhood, Glenridding Ravine, is being used for agriculture, farmsteads, a golf course and other natural areas and takes up 197 hectares. Based on the plans and the land mass, Glenridding Ravine is expected to house 8,000 residents. 

The plans are to mix both low density and medium density homes at a 60/40 split, respectively. The low density homes will consist of single family homes and semi detached homes and the medium density homes will consist of row housing and low rise multi-family units. Building a neighbourhood that primarily consists of low and medium

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On October 17, a proposal was announced to develop a 80-storey residential tower that will make it the tallest residential tower in Edmonton. Up until this proposal, the tallest tower in the city was going to be the Stantec Tower at 66-stories. The Quarters Hotel and Residences will be located at Jasper Avenue and Grierson Hill Road just west of the Shaw Conference Centre and east of 96th Street in the community of Boyle Street.

Although the Boyle Street community has not been a historically desirable neighbourhood in the city, the developers, Alldritt Land Corporation, believe that the development of this building will help give new life and revitalize the community. If all the rezoning plans go according to plan, the building is expected to open

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When it comes time to purchasing your first home, the decision of whether to purchase a single-family home, a duplex, a townhouse or a condo can be extremely overwhelming. Is it better for you to purchase a townhouse over all the rest of the options? Ultimately, the decision may change depending on your needs and desires; however, there are plenty of reasons as to why a townhouse is an ideal option for first-time home buyers. Let's review these below.

The primary difference between a townhouse and a single family home is the fact that two of the main walls are connected to the adjacent townhomes whereas in a single family home, there are no shared walls with your neighbours. Home owners typically want to have privacy and complete ownership when it

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