Open island, gleaming floors, new windows, etc. Executive penthouse unit right downtown and close to the river park! Incredible location! This unit includes a bedroom, second bedroom/loft with a queen sized murphy bed, kitchen, living room, dining room, bathroom, storage and balcony. In case ofRead More
Energy efficiency is always a hot topic. Now more than ever, there are programs targeted to our home and condo owners. The LED lighting perks are always one of Karen King & Associates Inc.’s favourites.
We have been asked about the currently energy savings programs
Calgary has made its new composting requirements official. Starting November 1, 2017, Calgary condominiums will be required to separate out food and yard waste and provide a collection program for this composting.
More specifically, the City of Calgary has the following requirements:
Provide on-siteRead More
It is all well and good for me to blog about how to improve your outdoor space in order to increase the value of your home, but it is useless unless I give you concrete examples of how to do this! So here are the topRead More
Let’s be honest. The carbon tax will increase the utility costs of your condominium significantly. For natural gas it will increase $1.01/GJ in 2017 and $1.52/GJ in 2018. The electrical costs will increase at the generation level as well.
So what can we do about
Spruce up your home for a spring sale! The spring market is heating up in Calgary along with our weather. I believe that a few key touches can give you a much higher selling price on your home, so at Karen King & Associates Inc,Read More
Hello condo owners and board members!
Tired of your condominium’s financial woes? Expecting upcoming special assessments or want to avoid them altogether? Want to squeeze every dollar of savings out of your operations that you can? Learn how by joining us for 20 Ways to
I understand why you may be considering self-managing your condominium: you think you can save money. Is it true? The honest answer is: sometimes.
How Self-Management Works
Think about the composition of your board, and possibly some of the more involved owners. Do you have people who are willing
Everyone finds downsizing difficult, both logistically and emotionally; so what can I do to help? Lots!
Your next house may be the house you retire in and I want it to be filled with blissful memories, just as every other home has been.
On-site recycling is now available for those living in apartments and condos as of February 1, 2016! Don’t know how your system works? Call your condo manager and ask where you deposit the following items:
Paper: Newspaper, catalogues and magazines, mixed paper (like flyers, envelopesRead More