Calgary Bowness Montgomery Real Estate Home News - Blog Archive: April, 2019


Great Value!!  This beautifully maintained, 3 bedroom townhouse with over 1,000 square feet of livable space.

Features many updates, including new triple pane low e windows, double pane low e sliding patio door, new front door that features a full side window, new carpet, fresh paint, newer appliances and many other upgrades.  The spacious living room features a cozy stone corner fireplace and patio doors opening to the balcony  The 3 bedrooms are located on the lower level, spacious with large windows for plenty of sunshine!  Fantastic location close to the Bow River, Bowness Park, bike paths, short commute downtown, close to University of Calgary, Foothills & Children's Hospitals, easy access to COP and west to the mountains!  A great…

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In Calgary we are known for many wonderful things: The Calgary Stampede, being the gateway to the mountains, the pandas at the Calgary Zoo, our gorgeous new downtown Library, our support of small, local businesses, our friendly citizens, Mayor Nenshi (once voted the best in the world), our sports teams, that time William and Kate dropped by during their royal tour, and so much more. Now, something new is being added to the list of things that puts Calgary Alberta on the map: Breweries. Albertan's have always loved craft beer. Their passion about home-grown ingredients, local entrepreneurs, good food and good beer have all created the perfect storm. Calgary has become a hotspot for craft breweries, making it THE western Canadian destination of…

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Tiny houses are all the rage right now, with people living in little spaces no bigger than the bed of a pick up truck. To save money many people are turning to smaller and smaller properties to live small while they pay of student loans, save up for a new vehicle, put extra money towards their retirement fund, etc. While many people cannot imagine living that way, most who do swear by it.

Living small has a lot of benefits, but you have to do it effectively or it will feel like you’re living in a hoarders closet. You don’t want to feel claustrophobic. So, if you are living in a small space, how can you maximize it to contain everything you need but still feel spacious?

1). Be frugal. Do you need five mixing bowls? No you don’t. Only keep the…

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Custom built by a small high quality craftsman builder.  This intricate detailed open concept 2 story features a fully developed walk-out offering dramatic south valley escarpment views!!  

Over 2400sqft of tastefully developed living space, 4 bedrooms & 3.5 baths.  Main floor features a gorgeous contemporary kitchen c/w quartz counter tops, engineered hardwood floors, gas fireplace, huge windows and a large sunny south facing rear deck.  The upper level boasts 3 large bedrooms, enjoy the amazing south views from master bedroom c/w a walk-in closet and spa like 5-piece master ensuite and upstairs laundry!  Natural sunlight floods in the fully developed walk-out, large wet bar in the family room, 4th bedroom and 4 piece bath!  Double detached garage…

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Truly a fantastic 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, top floor, corner unit ready for the new buyer to experience their own downtown carefree lifestyle at very affordable pricing!!

Master bedroom c/w 4 piece en-suite and nice size double closets, spacious second bedroom, cozy ga fireplace in the open living space, large eat-in kitchen and separate dining area c/w granite counters.  Walk to work and/or enjoy the wonderful East Village vibe and amenities as you stroll along the Bow River and/or bike path system right out of your doorstep!  The condo fees include all of the heating and electricity bills.  West facing wrap around balcony with nice views of the river and downtown skyline!  Underground heated parking stall.  Great value here!!

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Congratulations! You have made the huge decision to put your property on the market. Like so many other Calgarians with homes for sale, you may be feeling the pressure of selling your home during this buyer's market. Conditions do not make selling a home easy right now, which can be frustrating as a homeowner ready for the next step.

While the amount of time a home spends on the market can be heavily influenced by the market, there are a number of reasons why your home may not be selling as quickly as it could. Typically the solution is simple, so here are some things to evaluate:

The Price || Sometimes the asking price for your home is not appropriate given the location or market conditions. If your home is priced significantly higher or lower,…

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***Attention all developers and builders!!*** Massive 50x124ft MC-1 corner lot that is currently approved for up-zoning to align with the city of Calgary's "main streets" to the new M-C1 zoning.

This new zoning would allow higher density and would be ideal for a row or front to back 4-plex. This quiet corner location is perfect for the small developers to capitalize on the low prices in the rapidly changing inner city location. Only a few steps to a medical centre and a short walk to trendy restaurants and cafes, easy access to transportation, one block to the river (this area did not flood and is not in the flood zone), a short commute to downtown and fast access West to the mountains. Currently, there is an older bungalow, rented at $1000/month…

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Location, Location, Location! Backing towards the river this fully renovated turn key end unit is truly in a special location.

The updated kitchen has custom cabinets that extend to the ceiling, granite countertops, glass tile backsplash, pot lights, updated appliances with a gas range, Meile dishwasher and wine fridge. The main living area has 12" ceilings, gas fire place and massive windows which allow the natural light to pour in as well as provide the stunning view of the Bow River, a great place for entertaining your guests. The main living area also has access to the back deck, great for enjoying the quiet evenings. The top floor has three good sized bedrooms including the master with its own private balcony, large walk-in closet and full…

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Owning a home in Alberta, Canada comes with many benefits; especially during Tax season.

Buying a home in Calgary, Alberta is a dream for many people. While getting to explore new types of homes and neighbourhoods as a renter is fun, actually owning a property enables you to do so much more that it's worth being more stationary. For example, you can paint however you like and put nails in the walls. You can renovate the space to meet your needs and even rent out some of it yourself. You can proudly call yourself a homeowner, and come tax season, you can claim a number of benefits and deductions.

First, for you first time home buyers, you can claim a tax credit of up to $5000.00 for the purchase of a qualifying home during the tax year. So long as…

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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. 

Discover what property type…

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