January 2015

Found 5 blog entries for January 2015.

Calgary is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada right now. Yes, everyone wants to come so they can work in the oil field. However, people are drawn to Calgary for so much more.

Calgary is not just a city, it is a community. It is a massive network of people who value culture, art, history, innovation, and, of course, the wild, wild west. Not only are the people here beautiful, but the landscape is, too. We get the best of all words: prairies, foothills, and the gorgeous Rocky Mountains. Anyone who lives in Calgary considers themselves a lucky ambassador of one of the best cities in the country.

Residence in Calgary is in high demand, giving it a booming real estate market that continues to have hundreds of homes added to the inventory each

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CREB has been working hard to compile Calgary’s Real Estate statistics in order to help YOU make informed decisions. They have gathered information from 2014 that can give you insight into 2015 and enable you to forecast where the market is headed and how you can harness trends to your advantage.

The official report can be found at the link at the bottom of this article, but we have summarized some of the key points for you here. Make sure you check out areas that relate to you and your home! This kind of insight can make a world of a difference when it comes to making decisions about one of the largest investments you will make in your lifetime.

To recap what went on in 2014, the Calgary real estate market moved in a really positive direction!

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Raise your hand if you know of someone who has the flu right now.

Alright, that is all of us! Welcome to the flu season, everyone!

The flu is a nasty virus that mutates and evolves every single year, rendering past vaccines and bouts of it absolutely useless. What your body gets stronger fighting one year comes back fiercer the next. So, how can you stop the flu from attacking your home?

The first step is acceptance. The flu goes around every single year, and every single year people act way too surprised. Be conscious that it is coming so that you can begin with some preventative measures before the season begins! Also accept that you are susceptible no matter what your lifestyle is. A healthy body will enable you to fight the virus faster, but

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At the start of the winter season we braced you for the cold: we gave you tips to cut down on heating costs, ways to keep your driveway and walkway clear of snow and ice, we even taught you how to prepare your home for the big freeze! The winter season did not last nearly as long as weathermen across Canada warned us it would, however that does not mean we are completely clear of the cold.

Temperatures are already on the rise towards what is going to be a beautiful spring! However, Calgarians still have to make it through February, which is consistently one of the coldest months of the year. Rather than complain about the cold and lament another day of freezing winds, we thought the best way to cap off this winter season would be to teach you how you

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As we have said time and time again, one of the best parts of being a Calgary resident is the sense of community that is available to every single individual. Calgary consists of a collection of communities that are inclusive and actively seeking to make every Calgarians experience in this amazing city the best it can possiblely be. After all, it’s not only the property that makes a home: it is the community.

Here at Team Ken Richter we have the pleasure of working with communities all over the city. However, we have been fortunate to have the opportunity to work most closely with the communities of Montgomery and Bowness. Both are rich with history, being two of Calgary’s oldest communities. This history is filled with one overarching theme that the

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