September 2017

Found 30 blog entries for September 2017.

There are so many fun things to see and do in the Yukon that we could never fit them all into one blog post. However, here some ideas to get you started:

1). Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park: Be a part of the Yukon Gold Rush by visiting the town of Skagway, the original gold miner hub. Visit historic buildings and museums, go on tours and learn how to pan for gold, shop the small boutiques and enjoy local cuisine, and watch the cruise ships come into the harbor. This park is busiest in the summertime, but Skagway is its most beautiful in the winter. Perfect for family fun and learning, the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is a must-see and well worth the trip.

 

2). Takhini Hot Springs: Located just 20 minutes out of

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This brand new infill was custom built by a high-quality craftsman. 

The intricate, detailed, open-concept two story features a fully developed walk-out with dramatic south valley escarpment and partial mountain views. Approximately 2,500sqft of development, 4 bedrooms & 3.5 baths. The main floor features a gorgeous contemporary kitchen with quartz counter tops, a gas fireplace in the living room, huge windows and two sets of glass sliding doors opening to sunny south facing rear deck & patio areas.

The upper level boasts 3 large bedrooms. Enjoy the amazing south views from the master bedroom with a walk-in closet, a spa like 5 piece master ensuite and upstairs laundry!

Natural sunlight floods in the fully developed walk-out, featuring ruffed in

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Why rent when you can own?

This spacious 1096 square foot, three bedroom townhome is in the very popular Glenbrook Meadows Townhouse Complex. With three bedrooms, a four piece bathroom and a kitchen that conveniently leads right into the living room, this condo is going to make whoever buys it a great home. The condo fees are only $269 a month and there is assigned parking so that your spot is always saved.

This complex and unit is perfect for  University students or first time buyers wanting a hassle free lifestyle! It is close to schools, shopping, transit, multi-use playgrounds and optimist athletic fields. Great value here and priced to sell! Vacant for a quick possession!

 

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In honor of Canada’s 150 birthday, we are featuring a different province or territory each week. This week we are heading up to Canada’s most northwestern slice of heaven, the Yukon!

The Yukon was inhabited by First Nations people long before Europeans arrived. In fact, some archeological sites in the Yukon contain the earliest evidence of human occupation in North America. The name “Yukon” comes from “yuk-un-ah,” the Locheux native word for “great river.” In the early 19th century European fur traders and missionaries began to arrive in the territory. Settlement flourished during the 1897 Klondike Gold Rush. In 1870, the Northwest Territories, including what is now known as the Yukon, became part of Canada.

The Yukon has an incredibly diverse

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We have unveiled a new listing in the coveted Renaissance North Hill condominium @ #102 1718 14 Avenue NW.

This secure building offers 24 hour security and concierge. There is a wide array of services, including a guest suite, exercise room, theatre, library, grand staircase and separate rooms for parties, crafting and meetings. This building has a rooftop garden that overlooks beautiful Calgary, providing mountain and downtown views. With direct access to North Hill mall, this property offers incredible convenience. This is your chance to live in a stunning, upscale building at the heart of Calgary. 

The suite we will be listing has only ever had one owner, would you like to be second?

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Prince Edward Island is filled with hidden gems that the adventurous traveler will fall in love with. This beautiful province is a must-see and at the top of many peoples Canada 150 travel list. Visit before the snow comes!

1). Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place: People around the world fell in love with Lucy Maud Montgomery's cherished novel, Anne of Green Gables. What some people don't know is that Prince Edward Island is the birthplace of this magical tale, the setting of which is based on Montgomery's family farmhouse in Cavendish. Visitors can hike through the infamous "Haunted Woods," "Balsam Hollow" and "Lover's Lane," and explore Anne's Green Gables Farmhouse. PEI is well known for celebrating everything Anne, so if you're a fan, this

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Very affordable, three bedroom townhouse highlighted by only $150/month for condo fees. Control your own utilities by your own self contained individual furnace and hot water tank. There is gleaming hardwood flooring in the living room, patio doors that lead to a good sized balcony, a large country kitchen and dining area, a main floor laundry and 1 1/2 baths. Possession can be in just 15 days!

Close to shopping, transportation, a short walk to the river and Bowmont park, and close to schools.

Good value and priced to sell!

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Ken Richter has been a trusted name in Calgary real estate for 30+ years. Ken and his Home Selling Team are friendly, dedicated and knowledgeable professionals

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Imagine the entertaining possibilities of this condo, high up on the tenth floor as you gaze across the city skyline & enjoy the magnificent views of the river valley far below... are you in love yet? We are. 

Step outside your door to the bike & walking river path system that links you right to downtown. The Bow River and Edworthy Park are at your fingertips. Enjoy Riverside Club & Spa, which features a saltwater swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness classes, a hot tub and a steam room. Golfers, there is a separate driving range and golf simulator close by. With so much recreation nearby, there will never be a dull moment. 

This extensively renovated corner unit features a very bright and open floorplan, highlighted by numerous windows exuding

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It's been a chilly day, so heat up the oven; it is time for comfort food. This dessert is easy to make and is the perfect mid-week treat! 

Ingredients: 

8 eggs
3/4 cup of milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 
1/4 teaspoon of lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon of ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon of salt
8 thick slices of whole-grain bread, cut into cubes
1/4 cup of blueberries 

Steps:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C (350 F) and grease 8 cups of a 12 cup muffin tin.
  2. In a big bowl mix the eggs, milk, vanilla, lemon zest, lemon juice, allspice and salt. 
  3. Add in the bread cubes and stir, soaking everything through, then let set for five minutes. 
  4. Fold in the blueberries, then spoon everything into the greased muffin tins. 
  5. Cook for
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So you found the perfect property. It checks off everything on your wish list and is in your budget. Your real estate agent submits your offer to the sellers, and you cross your fingers. Everything seems like it is going according to plan when suddenly, you get terrible news. 

Your offer on the property has just been rejected. 

There are a number of reasons why your offer on a property could be rejected, and a number of things you can do to remedy the situation. Here they are:

1). Your Offer Was Too Low: The most common reason why your offer on a property could be rejected is that you did not offer enough money. Sellers know what they want to sell their home for, and many will be stubborn on that price. This is fair: they want to make a profit

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