May 2018

Found 15 blog entries for May 2018.

 

Finding a new home can be difficult. The process can be emotional. After all, this is a major life decision. This why it is so important that you partner with a licensed, experienced real estate agent like us. Ken has been working in this industry for over 30 years and understands everything that needs to go into making this major decision. He will always be looking out for your best interests and will make sure you are informed and protected throughout the entire process. Call him today at 403.630.6363 to discuss your real estate needs!

Deciding on a home is major. After walking through different properties, doing research on the areas and starting to imagine what all your furniture would look like different homes, making a final decision can be

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If you are looking to purchase a lovingly maintained, affordable home, this property is for you. This townhome is located in a 4 unit, self-managed complex with incredibly low condo fees at just $150 each month. 

The recent and numerous upgrades in this self contained unit include:

  • A new furnace
  • A new hot water tank
  • Updated kitchen
  • Updated 5 piece bathroom
  • New flooring
  • Freshly painted interior
  • In-suite laundry
  • In-suite storage
  • Assigned parking stall

This beautiful townhouse is walking distance from transportation, trendy shops and restaurants. Close U of C, two hospitals, only minutes to downtown and easy access west to the mountains, the location is bare-none.

Vacant for a quick possession, so act now!

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Soil: it is everywhere. It on the backroads we drive, it is what your home was built on, and it is what brings life to the land surrounding us. It is not dirt, grimy and useless. It is rich with minerals, nutrients, and everything needed to grow grass, plants and trees. Soil like planet Earth has is rare and extremely valuable.

If you are fond of gardening, you know how important soil is. It is most particularly important this time of year as farmers and gardeners begin to access the quality of their soil in order to decide what it needs to be as healthy as possible. After all, if you do not have healthy soil, you will not have healthy plants.

During the wintertime, soil freezes into a crust. Thousands of micro-organisms still flourish inside of

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Looking to upgrade? Hurry to view this beautiful home in a quiet, well established area that backs onto a natural forest! Located on a massive, 52x300 foot, south-facing rear, mature treed lot, this home backs onto a forest where nature is abundant all along the river corridor. Note: this home IS NOT in the flood zone.

This perfect family home is 1900 square foot, has three bedrooms plus a den, is fully developed, a two story split and was recently remodeled. All mechanical, wiring, plumbing, windows redone. Home includes Hardie Board siding, newer kitchen and bathrooms, gorgeous hardwood floors... all the work is done, just move in and enjoy!

Another major bonus? This home comes with two over-sized garages. The attached garage is 25x19,

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This home is incredible. It has only ever had one owner, and pride of ownership is evident inside and out! It is immaculate in every detail and loaded with extras that the discerning buyer will adore. Here is a list with all the highlights YOU could enjoy by acting now, calling Ken Richter at 403-630-6363, and booking a showing:

  • Wide open floor plan
  • Plenty of sun from it's south facing windows
  • A den on the main floor
  • Maple cabinets, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, island and a gas oven in the kitchen
  • Flooring is a mix of hardwood, ceramic tile floors and lush carpet.
  • Feature stone fireplace in the great home
  • New, classic finishes throughout
  • 3 large bedrooms upstairs, all with walk-in closets
  • Massive
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The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines downsizing as "undergoing a reduction in size." Downsizing is sometimes used as a negative--a company may let go employees when forced to downsize due to a bad bottom line--but sometimes used as a positive--like when we clear out the clutter in our life. There are also positives and negatives when it comes to downsizing our home.

Buying a smaller home can be as liberating as it is hard work. However, if it is what is best for you and your family, it is worth it. If you are contemplating downsizing to a smaller home, make sure you think through the following carefully.

Positives to Downsizing:

  • Home maintenance ease (both indoors and outdoors).
  • Fewer Home Expenses
  • Investment Diversification &
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Right on the corner and right on the price! Wow!

Have a look at this amazing one owner, 4 year old, semi-detached infill offering a total of approximately 2600 square feet of sun drenched, south facing living space. The open floorplan is highlighted by numerous large windows; this wonderful inner city family home provides gorgeous views of the south river escarpment & is conveniently located across from a large playground of an elementary school.

Numerous upgraded features include a massive gourmet kitchen and large granite island, built-in appliances, engineered wood flooring on main & lower levels (great for pets), cozy front living room & additional sitting area complete with a gas fireplace, feature wall built-ins and a separate mudroom. The

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Begin a new chapter in the Sierras, one of the top 40+ condominium complexes in Alberta! This suite for sale is on the southwest of the building, boasting gorgeous views and 836 square feet of pristine condominium living.

This single-floor condo has one master bedroom with a walk-in closet and private entrance to the three piece bathroom. The suite includes private laundry in a spacious utility room and a large balcony boasting gorgeous views, complete with a gas BBQ. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and oak cabinets. The spacious living room has large windows that bring in natural sunlight. Bright, open floor plan here!

The condominium building itself offers incredible amenities, such as: state of the art security system, underground

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Now is the time to purchase a revenue property or your first home!

With record low interest rates and no condo fees, this property is a steal.

This recently and extensively updated three bedroom bilevel is ready for immediate possession. The upgrades include new vinyl siding, soffits and facia. No need to worry about cleaning a carpet here... this home has worry-free vinyl planking and laminate flooring. The sunny south living room includes a wood burning fireplace and patio doors to a south balcony with nice valley views. There is a separate dining room and a large country kitchen. All the work is done, simply move in and enjoy.

Priced to sell!!

Please note... The other side of this building is rented to long time tenants of 15 years and

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"Walk Score" is a real estate term that gets thrown around a lot, but is rarely ever  defined. So what is this all-important walk score? A walk score is a score an address is given between 0 and 100 regarding how friendly the area is based on walkability. Variables that go into calculating this score are:

  • Area safety & Crime Rates
  • Nearby Transit & Bike Routes
  • Proximity to essential services such as Grocery stores, pharmacies, schools and businesses
  • Composition of  land (Hills, Forests, Plains, etc.)

A walk score is a fast way for potential buyers to see how, essentially, accessible their new home is based on location.

Having a high walk score is often exalted as a wonderful thing, but having a low walk score is not necessarily

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