February 2019

Found 20 blog entries for February 2019.

Skiing in EdmontonThere are great opportunities for Edmonton residents to celebrate skiing in and around the city. Here are the different places you can enjoy different types of skiing in Edmonton.

Ski Clubs in Edmonton

Skiing is a great winter activity to enjoy. If you're a beginner, taking a lesson or two may help to give you a better experience. The ski clubs found throughout Edmonton offer plenty of slopes for beginners and advanced skiers.

The Edmonton Ski Club and the Snow Valley Ski Club are the two most popular. The Edmonton Ski Club provides five runs and more than 25 skiable acres with machine-made snow. They also provide a place for snowboarders in the Terrain Park.

The Snow Valley Ski Club provides plenty of skiable acres, as well. You can

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The Best Winter Sports in Edmonton, AlbertaAs a winter wonderland, Edmonton is a great place for people who find joy in winter outdoor sports. It can be difficult to be cooped up for so long in the winter, and winter sports are a great way to get out of the house and let out steam while having fun, too. Are you interested in winter sports you can do in Edmonton? Consider one of the following winter sports to help you burn off your pent-up indoor energy today.

Tobogganing in Edmonton

Tobogganing is a great winter sport for Edmontonians of all ages. Toboggan sleds are perfect for people who want to ride solo or find a hill to go down with their friends or children, so it’s easy to accommodate people who may not yet be accustomed to winter sports.

This is a great activity for the

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The Major Types of Real Estate InvestmentReal estate investment is usually a major commitment for most people, and not everyone feels confident to step into uncharted territory. They may know it's one of the more fool-proof ways to turn a profit, but it can also be an intimidating market to enter for the average person. The good news is that real estate investment doesn't have to be complicated. It all starts with knowing the benefits and disadvantages of each kind of investment.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial or tax advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

The Terms to Know

The terms of real estate may seem relatively easy for an investor to understand until they get into the connotations of each word:

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The Best Festivals in Edmonton in the Fall

Edmonton is the city of festivals in Alberta, and whether you're in the balmy warmth of summer or the frigid depths of winter, there's always some event to go celebrate. If you're looking for a festival to check out this autumn, look no further than one of these great events.

Farmfair International

For the last 40 years Farmfair International has taken place in the Northlands. It is considered one of the top agricultural shows in all of Canada. Every year thousands of guests visit the Farmfair International, which takes place at the Edmonton EXPO Centre, to not only showcase, but also sell, their top quality livestock.

This year Farmfair International will welcome international buyers from places such as North America, South America, Latin

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Where to Go Ice Skating in EdmontonThose who are native to Edmonton often get their first pair of ice skates around the same time they get their first pair of shoes. Ice skating, hockey and other rink-related recreational activities are a tradition in the city, and most people can be found heading to a local outdoor ice rink whenever they get a free moment. Locals and visitors alike will love checking out the various outdoor ice skating rinks that can be found throughout Edmonton.

These are a few winter ice skating locations to try in Edmonton AB:

Hawrelak Park

Hawrelak Park is a city park in Edmonton that has two winter ice skating features. The Hawrelak Lake Ice is open to the public when the lake area is completely frozen over and safe for skating. When these conditions

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The Best Sports Bars in Edmonton, AlbertaEdmonton is full of great places to catch the game and enjoy a beer. Finding the best sports bar isn't always easy. Every sports fan is different and it's good to know where the best places to catch the big game are in Edmonton. Here are the top sports bars throughout the city.

Bunkers Sports Pub - 615 Hermitage Road NW

This isn't the place for you if you love fancy sports bars. However, if you enjoy great deals on food and drinks, this is the place for you. Not only does Bunkers Sports Pub boasts plenty of TVs to watch sports, they can claim rights to having the largest video screen in all of North Edmonton! Bunkers hosts karaoke and open mic nights regularly along with a variety of regularly scheduled and special events each month.

This

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The Best Golf Courses in Edmonton

The city of Edmonton is full to bursting with beautiful golf courses that appeal to people of all ages and skill letters. Whether you're interested in mini golf, country club golf courses, beginner courses, or advanced courses, you're sure to find what you want in one of Edmonton's many golf courses.

Monster Mini Golf

A unique experience found in Edmonton for the entire family is a great way to describe Monster Mini Golf. This is a different type of miniature golf with plenty of twists and turns throughout the course. It's an indoor course with a glow in the dark monster theme for kids, adults and even seniors. The adventure leads you through a full 18-hole course with plenty of monster decor, animated props and more.

The course is

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The Best Date Night Locations in EdmontonRomance is in the air and you want to impress him or her. There are plenty of wonderful restaurants and movie theatres throughout Edmonton. However, if something a bit less traditional is necessary, you can find the perfect date below.

Alberta Legislature Building

A stroll around the Alberta Legislature Building may be the perfect choice to get your date started. You can enjoy the North Saskatchewan River Valley, amazing marble pillars, carved oak and all the beautiful sites as you walk, hand-in-hand. After your walk, you can picnic in Hawrelak Park and enjoy the large lake.

Enjoy the View from the High Level Bridge and Streetcar

One of the unique features of Edmonton is the High Level Bridge and Streetcar. This is an attraction

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How to Declutter Your HomeOrganization is an important part of life. If you live in a cluttered home, your mind is probably cluttered, too. Whether you work from home and need to stay organized or you just want your living space to remain organized, you can use the following tips to help.

Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

If you plan to organize the entire home, start with the one-by-one method. This method allows you to focus on one space at a time. This is far better than going from one cabinet to another and from one closet to another. You will feel better with a full room organized before you start on the next one.

Sort into Piles

As you organize, you should have trash, donate, wait, gift and relocate piles for your items. These piles will allow you to get rid of

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Disadvantages of Selling Your Home Without a Real Estate ProfessionalSelling a home without a real estate agent can be much harder than it looks. Real estate agents play a central role in the sale process, and when real estate agents are removed from the process, homeowners often discover the learning curve is steeper than they anticipated.

In addition, real estate agents have access to systems and data that many homeowners do not. Without this access, selling a home can be difficult and frustrating. If you're a homeowner who is thinking about selling your home without a real estate agent, here are some of the problems you might encounter.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Pricing

Pricing a property

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