Real Estate Newsletter from Ken Richter, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central)
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Free energy upgrades coming to Alberta homes, environment minister says

Free LED lights, new appliance rebates and business incentives are among the programs coming to Alberta in 2017 to help homes and businesses save energy and money, said Environment Minister Shannon Phillips at a news conference in southeast Calgary Monday afternoon.
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How to make the most of your RRSP this year

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12 things to know about Calgary's real estate leaders

No community in Calgary saw more single-family homes change hands through the resale market in 2016 than Tuscany. The established northwest Calgary neighbourhood led the way with 316 sales last year, says the Calgary Real Estate Board. 
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Now is a Great Time to Buy!

If you are looking at entering the real estate market now is a great time to do it.
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What's Your Home Decor Style?

Here are 10 ways to communicate your home decor style succinctly -- so you can even do it on an elevator ride.
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Stopping Tips for Drivers

It would seem obvious to most drivers that when you see a stop sign, all you have to do is just that – stop. Yet, it’s more than just coming to a complete stop. You have to also be aware of your surroundings before, during, and after you stop.
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Solar-panel roads to be built on four continents in 2017 with Calgary next in line

Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you.
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Starting Plants from Seed

Many Canadian gardeners start seeds indoors in January and February — then we’re ready to get out there by the time May long weekend rolls around!
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February home maintenance tips

Regular home maintenance does for your home what moderate exercise does for your body. It keeps it in good running order and helps to avoid the need for drastic (and costly) repairs. Get February’s maintenance checklist and tips to keep your home fit.
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BMO chases first-time home buyers with cash-back mortgage promo

Bank of Montreal is courting potential first-time home buyers with an unconventional offer of up to $1,000 cash back on some new mortgages.

The promotion launches at a moment when the bank, which is Canada’s fourth largest by assets, is keen to boost its share of the mortgage market. But it also appears tailored to help acquire new clients by promising some relief on the costs of a first mortgage, while requiring that the payments be deducted from a BMO chequing account.
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17 Cool Valentine’s Day House Decoration Ideas
13 Things Coming to Calgary in 2017
Calgary Events

Jan 30 - Feb 10
Human Bonspiel
Feb 1 - 28 YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
Feb 2 The BBCA's 14th Annual Groundhog Day Breakfast
Feb 4 Bridal Show and Open House
Feb 4 Multicultural Fair
Feb 4 - 10 Filumena
Feb 9 - 12 Calgary Boat & Sportsmen's Show
Feb 10 - 12 Block Heater
Feb 11
YYC Cycle Charity Ride
Feb 11 Snow-Qi: Snowshoe and Qi-Gong in Fish Creek Provincial Park
Feb 12 Bearpaw St. Valentine's Artisan Market
Feb 14 Valentine's Day
Feb 17
Glow Downtown Winter Light Festival
Feb 18 FISHtival
Feb 20 Family Day
Feb 24 - 25
Winefest Calgary
Feb 24 - 26 World of Wheels
Feb 25 Coldest Night of the Year
Feb 25 - 26 Calgary Health Show
Mar 2 - 5 Calgary Home + Garden Show
Mar 4 - 5 Maple Festival des Sucres 2017
Mar 15 - 19 2017 Calgary International Auto and Truck Show
Mar 16 - 19 The Festival of Animated Objects
Mar 17 St. Patrick's Day
Mar 17 - 19
Prana Yoga Festival
Mar 19 Symphonic Sorcery: The Music of Harry Potter
Mar 25 - 26 Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show
Apr 1 Bowness Spring Craft Sale

Ken Richter

A trusted name in real estate for over 30 years. Thinking of buying or selling contact me for all your real estate needs. I know the business of real estate!
P.S. Your help in passing along my name to any friends and family interested in buying or selling real estate is always greatly appreciated.
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