In the summertime everything comes to life. The trees start growing their leaves, the flowers start blooming, animals come out of hibernation and people start turning off Netflix and heading outside. With the sun out longer and holiday time banked, the summer becomes the perfect time to tackle that big project, have cold drinks on the patio, spend time with the family and, for many people, move.
That's right, while the springtime is when many homes get listed for sale in Calgary, Alberta, possession often happens during the summertime. This is because with such nice weather and more holidays, it is easier for people to move out of their old homes and into their new homes. If you are one of these people, we have 3 tips to help the process go
Buying a home is an extremely personal investment. With so many options available on the market, homeowners get the luxury of picking whatever will be best for them.
Buying a property is not all about keeping up with the Jones's. Do not waste your valuable time and money trying to find a home just like everyone else. You need to make a long-term decision that benefits you. After all, you'll be the one living with it.
There are many factors that go into purchasing a home, such as location, job opportunity, space requirements and desired amenities. However, one of the most important factors is type of property. Different property types have different pros and cons. Carefully evaluate all your options before committing.
It is shaping up to a glorious spring here in Calgary, Alberta. The sun is already shining, the snow melting, and some Calgarian's are being inspired to - brace yourself - pack away their mittens and toques. With such generous weather, calendars are filling up with fun things to do this spring. After all, here in Calgary we have learned to appreciate good whether.
The communities of Bowness and Montgomery have always been particularly active when it comes to bringing the neighborhood together in the name of family friendly fun. Have you visited either of these two communities lately? There have been numerous developments to each so that they can continue to serve Calgarian's well. They also have lots planned for this spring, so here are some
Professionally remodelled from top to bottom in the 'new everywhere' modern chic & sleek decor for the discriminating buyer!
Just move in & enjoy this amazing 12th floor sunny south/east exposed 2 bedroom unit c/w wrap around balcony offering panoramic outstanding views of the downtown skyline & the river escarpment! Over $100,000 in recent renovations include high-end modern high gloss cabinets, quartz counters, all new bathroom fixtures, luxury vinyl planking, all new tiles (backsplash, wall tiles etc.), all new plumbing fixtures, all new light fixtures, new walk-in closet built-in shelving unit, new laundry room in master closet, all new Hunter Douglas blinds thru out, ceiling stipple was removed and replaced with know down modern ceilings &
There is no doubt about it: Calgary is currently in a buyer's market.
What is a buyer's market? A Buyer's Market is when there are more units on the market than what are being sold; inventory is high, sales are low. This drives down prices on homes as seller's scramble to do whatever it takes for their home to stand out and sell, since during buyers markets homes end up sitting on the market for much longer than usual. Buyers simply have more options, which is great if you are planning to buy.
It may seem obvious, then, that as a buyer this is a fantastic time to enter the market. The reason why this has not been as simple as it seems is because of the new stress test put in place by the Bank of Canada to ensure all prospective buyers desiring a
Pride of ownership is evident inside and out of this immaculate, long time owner's home in a special hidden enclave of west Bowness!
This huge 1638 square foot bungalow has a total of 3 bedrooms plus a den and sits on a manicured, mature-treed, south, rear-facing 200 square feet deep lot that backs onto a heavily treed, natural reserve! This lot is impeccably landscaped and offers a very private retreat you will enjoy all year round. This house has no basement, but still has lots of room to roam in the sprawling ranch style space. This house features a large country kitchen and includes a centre island, an adjoining dining room, a nice bright family room at the rear of house, plus the aforementioned bedrooms. It is only a couple blocks away from
If you love beautiful Calgary views, one of these properties is for you! These two homes offer the best views in the inner city, and in one of the most progressive, re-developing inner city areas in all of Calgary! What's more is that you can customize either one of these homes since they are still under construction. The builder has generously included the opportunity for the buyer can select numerous interior selections and finishes, such as cabinets, flooring and countertops. The wide open floor plans and walk-up southern exposure accentuates the amazing views from every floor. Each home has a total of 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms. Made by a quality local builder that produces high-end, modern homes, these properties are a fantastic new home
Massive 50 by 167 square foot, mature-treed, corner lot on a quiet street. Lovingly maintained 770 square foot bungalow featuring newer windows, updated 4 piece bath, 2 spacious bedrooms on the main floor and a large lower level 3rd bedroom. Lower family room features cozy wood stove. Huge west backyard includes 25x13ft deck with firepit and bar, perfect for outdoor entertaining, a double 31x20ft detached garage, gravel parking pad and additional RV parking at the rear.
Fantastic location close to the Bow River, Bowness Park, bike paths, short commute downtown, close to UofC, Foothills & Children's Hospitals, easy access to COP and west to the mountains!
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Affordable acreage living just 25 minutes from downtown Calgary!
Perfectly located, very quiet subdivision, mature-treed, 2 acre parcel perfect for the growing family. It features its own private pond/skating rink, gazebo & tons of space for activities. This Ranch style bungalow has over 3,000 square feet of developed living space, highlighted upstairs by 3 good sized bedrooms, including the master which has its own 3 piece ensuite, vaulted open beam ceilings and bright open main living areas. The fully developed lower level features 4 additional bedrooms including large windows, and the 4th bedroom could be modified as an additional living room. There is a massive attached 28x28 triple heated garage, 220 power & additional rear door for back yard
This extensively preserved, Victorian style, two storey home sits on the brow of the escarpment overlooking the entire south river valley. With gorgeous views and land to spare, this home is an inner-city dream.
This five bedroom character home with a triple car garage offers approximately 4000 square feet of total living space on a huge 50x120 south view lot. Maintenance free exterior (all windows & doors are metal clad), new (3yrs old) shingles & roll roofing, newer wiring throughout, tankless hot water, gorgeous real maple hardwood flooring on the main & upper floors, brand new carpet in 2018, beautiful granite countertops, 3 gas fireplaces with rock feature walls, newer maple kitchen cabinets, freshly painted
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