November 2017

Found 3 blog entries for November 2017.

Downtown CochraneWalking through Cochrane’s Historic Downtown district is like walking back through time. The Town has worked hard to ensure the architecture reflects the area’s ranching legacy and are drawing up plans to enhance the town centre even more.

At a recent council meeting, timelines were established for the redevelopment of Historic Downtown Cochrane with the goal of firming them up by spring and securing the funding to start the enhancement project this year. 

Discussion regarding ways to spiff up the centre of town among Cochrane councilors had fallen by the wayside recently in lieu of other more pressing matters. However, all members are back on board, initiating excellent ideas to keep Historic Downtown busy and thriving.

Renovations

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What to Know About Energy Efficient Upgrades and ROIUtility bills can cost the average Canadian homeowner as much as $2,234 every year. Homeowners may not only save money when adding energy efficient upgrades, but also boost a home's value in the eyes of the eco-friendly buyer.

In addition to other key home improvements, know more about which upgrades are available that improve energy efficiency and offer a high ROI.

What Do Buyers Want?

When homebuyers are looking for a new home, energy efficiency was the second most important attribute to potentially influence their decision to purchase, according to a National Association of Home Builders survey. Ever-increasing energy costs may be driving interest in such upgrades. It has been found that millennials are among the buyers interested in

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4 Tips To Save For Your Down PaymentThere are many factors to consider when trying to save for a down payment. Calculating how much you're going to need, determining how much you have already and making a plan to save more can help with the process. These tips will help you get organized as you save for a down payment to buy a home, whether that's in Glenbow, or anywhere else.

Decide How Much You'll Need

The amount of money you'll need for a down payment will depend on how much the home will cost. To decide how much you want to spend, talk to lenders and attend open houses. A lender can help you decide how much monthly payments will cost for homes in each price range. Visiting open houses can help you decide what types of homes will best meet your needs.

The minimum amount

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