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Wipe Out Your Debt 2022 Winners Announced!

September 14th, 2022 by

Wipe Out Your Debt 2022 has concluded! We received so many entries that we decided to award two prizes to some exceptional people. We called the winners last week and both of them came in to pick up their cheques yesterday. Congratulations to: Vanessa Lilgert of Edmonton, AB     Ryan Bannatyne of Calgary, AB…

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Roadster: From Horse to Horsepower

September 12th, 2022 by

People used the term “roadster” in the 19th century to describe a horse suitable for travelling. Of course, the meaning changed, and now it refers to a two-seat car with no weather protection. In other words, a two-seat convertible. Thankfully the meaning changed. Otherwise, we would be called House of Horses. Roadster History Jokes aside,…

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It’s Just a Tiny Scratch

September 9th, 2022 by

If you own a car, chances are it has at least one scratch. It could be because of a previous owner, or maybe you did it and didn’t notice. Something as simple as a low tree branch can damage the paintwork. Many can get scared when thinking about damaging a vehicle’s paintwork because it is…

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We Need Your Help Designing A Mascot!

August 30th, 2022 by
Mascot Contest updated

House of Cars Edmonton is looking for ideas for a mascot and we need your help! We’re looking for some creative ideas on what our official mascot should be! In order to enter this contest, here’s what we need from you: A drawing, sketch or visual representation of what you think our mascot should look…

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How to Properly Clean Your Wheels

August 22nd, 2022 by

No one pays that much attention to the wheels and tires when cleaning a vehicle. Not many people know that tires and wheels are two different vehicle parts! The wheels and tires are the filthiest part of the car, as they literally crawl around in mud and pavement all day long. That being the case,…

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It’s Time For a Change

August 17th, 2022 by

As a pre-owned vehicle dealership, we hear all kinds of stories. The last one we heard was about a foreign family looking to replace their family’s SUV. One Last Ride The family decided to take a weekend road trip, but they never thought that would be their last ride in their SUV. As soon as…

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Canada’s new luxury tax and what it mean for consumers

August 10th, 2022 by
Luxury Tax Banner

The Government of Canada has introduced a new luxury tax on the sale of certain vehicles priced above $100,000. This new luxury tax, proposed as part of Bill C-19, Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1, affects the sale of vehicles manufactured after 2018, which means a lot of used vehicles are unaffected! What is the luxury…

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How Financing A Car Is Actually Smarter Than Paying Cash!

August 8th, 2022 by

You might find yourself asking yourself, how does financing a car work? When it comes to making large purchases like a home or a car, most people don’t have large sums of cash in their savings accounts just waiting around. But if you do in fact have thousands of dollars tucked away somewhere, then there…

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Pre-Snowstorm Tips You Probably Already Know

July 30th, 2022 by

We’ve all come across some blog or site with tips or hacks about a certain topic. Most of the time, they are based on shared knowledge, but there is always at least one you don’t know. After all, you learn something new every day. Since the temperature in winter in Edmonton can range from 5º…

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What the Fog?

July 27th, 2022 by

It’s awful when you get in your car, and the windows get foggy when things become steamy. You know, from having a nice hot cup of coffee during cold weather season. Fog is created when the air has a lot of moisture in it, and that moisture sticks to a certain surface. If you look…

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