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As Realtors, we have experienced just about every version of family. There is a place for everyone, from the single-parent, to empty-nesters, to blended families, to dog & cat moms. 

But there is one important fact you must keep in mind when you look for a home. The likelihood that your family will stay the same and have the same needs for a decade is extremely rare. Every single family we have met in the past 20 years has morphed into something that they can barely recognize.

Five Things to Consider

1) Anticipate Your Needs

Do you have children, and if so, how old are they? Now, look ten years into the future. What will their needs be? If your children are very young, you may want them all on the same level as you are. But what happens…

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Buying a home is an exhilarating but daunting task. As exciting as searching for a home may be, thus purchase will likely be one of your biggest, so spotting any red flags is important to your investment. Make sure you and your Realtor keep a sharp eye out for the following.

Consistency Up and Down

The majority of homes in Alberta have basements. Some are finished by the home builder, and some are not. If you have concerns that the present homeowner's Uncle Joe may have had a hand in some creative DIY, look at the finishing. If the home has soft-round corners upstairs and not in the basement or a difference in baseboards between floors, you are probably looking at DYI, not a builder finish. If you have your suspicions, it is a good idea to…

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