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This is a spectacular three bedroom, 1122 square foot, bungalow character home. It sits on a large mature treed lot backing onto beautiful Bowness Park! There are original maple floors through out the main floor, wide baseboards and an ornate claw tub, all of which are a only few of the numerous character features in this house! Upstairs features large windows accentuating the beautiful Bowness Park views. The lower level needs some TLC but is well worth the effort, and there is a large sized single attached garage. Fantastic location only half a block from the Bow River, bike paths, short commute downtown, close to UofC, Foothills & Children's Hospitals, easy access to COP and west to the mountains! Priced to sell!

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A great way to make money out of an investment property or a recreational property is to rent it out. The rental market is big in Calgary, because many people seek temporary residence here before buying. Calgary also has a massive student population, many of which need spaces to rent for the school year and summertime. This means that if you have a nice property, you can easily make money that will help you repay what you spent on the space.

Secondary suites will add tremendous value to your property should you sell one day, and are a fantastic way to help pay off your mortgage faster. There are many rules and regulations you need to be aware of if you want to rent out a legal suite, so make sure you do some research!

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Explore our website! We have added some helpful features to make your search better. Here are some highlights:

Refine Search: On the search page there is a “Refine Search” option that allows you to select specific property details, such as amenities, number of bathrooms, property type and area. You can save and title your refined search to easily apply it to future searches. Every time you select one of your saved searches, your pre-selected search criteria will be applied to the listings.

Save Your Favorites: Did you know that you can save your favorite properties for quick viewing later? If you select the heart button when you're looking at a property, that property will be added to your Favorites folder. You can reach this folder by clicking

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When preparing to buy a home, most people can not make the purchase outright in cash. It is totally normally and acceptable to see a mortgage. As you go through the process of getting pre-approved for a mortgage so that you know what your home budget is, the bank is going to do something very important: a credit check. If you're thinking about buying a home but know your credit score won't be good enough, here are some ways you can improve it:

  • Monitor your monthly payments closely! Make sure you are always paying your bills on time, that you are meeting your minimum payments and that you don't skip paying a bill even if it's in dispute. There are helpful apps out there, such as Mint, that can help you keep track of payment deadlines, goals,
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The October Calgary Real Estate Statistics Summary is officially available!

Here are some key points from this months statistics report:

  • Inventory levels in Calgary are up, sales in Calgary are down. This continues to put downward pressure on prices.
  • Citywide benchmark prices for October totaled $426,300, which is the fifth consecutive month there prices have been in decline.
  • Benchmark prices now sit at 2.9 per cent below year-over-year averages.
  • In October there were 7,345 properties on the market.
  • In October there were 1,322 sales across the City of Calgary.
  • Months of supply is now 5.6, well above levels typical of this time of the year. 
  • Lower price ranges are seen sales improvement
  • High end price ranges have had
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This home is going to sell fast, so act now! The price has even been adjusted by $20,000 to sell!

This property is in a fantastic location, sitting on almost 1/3 acre of a beautifully manicured, 300 foot deep, towering treed, south lot! This incredibly private location backs onto heavily treed environmental escarpment reserve forest right in your back yard.

Numerous recent upgrades include a brand new 2017 large mechanics dream 24x22 foot double garage with 15 foot vaulted ceilings to accommodate a car lift! The main level features new maple kitchen cabinets, stainless steel appliances and original hardwood floors throughout and the living room even features a cozy wood burning stove. Additional upgrades include newer windows and a newer 4

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Fantastic quiet west Bowness location.

The home has been with one family for 50+ years! It is a cozy 3 bedroom bungalow on a massive 50x120 south rear R-C2 lot. Just one block to Bowness park the Bow River and beyond to Bowmont park, plus an off lease park. Please not there was no flooding in this location. Several new infills are all along this street, including two newer McKinley Masters high end infills and their building office. Basement is dug out. The house is very well preserved but mainly land value. Quick possession is possible! Hurry on this one!

 

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Ken Richter is a trusted name in Calgary real estate; his experience is your advantage. Ken and his Home Selling Team are friendly,

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Better than new!

Pride of ownership exudes throughout this immaculate family home offering approximately 2,600 square feet of total luxury living space.

The upscale modern vibe is highlighted by the wide open floor plan upon immediately entering the home. The upgraded kitchen comes complete with a large quartz island, floor to ceiling cabinets, gas range stove & corner pantry that make this the focal point of the main floor. The kitchen seamlessly opens up into the dining and relaxed living room and french doors lead you to the large private rear deck. Quality features also include high end window treatments, electronic thermostat, door locks and front camera, a double garage complete with an electric car charging station.

Upstairs has three

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Welcome to the world of investment properties!

An investment property can be a property you use yourself (such as a vacation home), a property you lease to others (such as renters or a business), or a property that you fix up and flip for an immediate return. Whatever you plan on using your investment property for, consider the following:

  • Purchasing an investment property is a major decision, so don't rush it! Take the time to think critically about if an investment property is right for you, what kind of investment property is right for you, and, when you find a property, if it is the best investment property for you. There is absolutely no need to rush! Take your time so that you can be 100% (or at least 99%) confident in your end decision.
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Winter is coming.

With snow arriving and more to come, it is officially time to do all the little projects you have been neglecting so far this autumn. After all, no one likes to do hard labour in the freezing cold. The weather is going to reach a high of 16 degrees on Saturday, giving you the perfect day to complete everything on your to-do list!

Autumn is a great time for finishing renovation projects you started in the spring/summer and beginning new ones to prepare your home for winter. Remember that home renovations are an important part of keeping your property up to date and in the best condition possible. They may cost you upfront, but they add incredible value to your property. We highly recommend taking regular stock of your home and

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