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

Looking to upgrade into a quiet and very amazing well established area that backs onto a natural forest, well hurry to view this beauty!!

Located on a massive 52x300ft south rear mature treed lot backing onto a natural forest where nature is abundant all along the river corridor (not in the flood zone). The 1900sqft three bedroom plus den, fully developed two story split that was recently remodelled will make a perfect family home. All mechanical, including wiring & plumbing etc. redone, windows, Hardie board siding, newer kitchen, gorgeous hardwood floors, newer bathrooms all the work is done just move in & enjoy! **Here's the bonus** Two oversized garages, the attached garage is 25x19 c/w heated floors (man cave if you so desire), 10ft ceilings,…

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The weather in Calgary, Alberta has been absolutely gorgeous as summer solstice draws near. With temperatures rising above twenty degrees Celsius, people are feeling even more anxious to leave the office and go on vacation. The sunshine and heat has people looking forward to summer holidays, whether they be in the city or elsewhere. A time to soak in some Vitamin D, have a cold drink and just relax.

Our favorite place to spend summers is beachside in the Shuswap, spending time with our family at our vacation home. Like many Calgarians, we have found our vacation home is the perfect getaway from busy city life. It is our little slice of heaven. If you are in the market for a vacation home, Team Ken Richter can help! Let us find you your own slice of…

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Welcome to this magnificent fully developed and updated walk-out 2 storey offering approximately 3000sqft of total living space on a huge pie shaped lot backing west onto a private aspen treed reserve!  

Quiet family orientated culture-de-sac perfect for any street hockey game!  The main floor open concept design offers large sun drenched west windows and high ceilings, walk-through pantry and centre island bar compliments the eat-in country kitchen, convenient balcony off the breakfast nook, cozy gas fireplace in the adjacent main floor family room, separate dining or front den flex room, Upstairs features 3 good sized bedrooms plus a generous bonus room, den/TV room c/w a beautiful built in oak desk and shelving unit, new carpets, the master…

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The first thing prospective buyers will notice about your home for sale is its curb appeal.

Curb appeal is all about making a great first impression. A home with great curb appeal can stop traffic. It can entice people to look a little more closely at the “For Sale” sign on the front lawn. It is what gets potential buyers out of their vehicles and onto your property.

Even the plainest properties can be eye-catching; it’s all about staging. Try these simple, cost-effective ways to give your curb appeal a boost during the listing of your home.

Make your front door a statement piece. Install a beautiful wood door, or paint the existing one a fun colour. If you don’t want to change the door itself, consider dressing it up with a seasonal wreath…

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Brand new quality built stand alone detached infill located on a very quiet inner city street in the heart of Banff Trail!  

This is a wonderful family oriented inner city area close to all schools, University of Calgary, LRT station and only a short commute to downtown.  The very bright and open concept interior features modern lines including 10ft ceilings and large windows that will appeal to all growing and sophisticated buyers!  The huge quartz covered kitchen island, high gloss cabinetry, open stair raisers, glass railings completes and compliments the main floor contemporary style.  The upstairs features 3 good sized bedrooms, upstairs laundry, the master bedroom offers unique vaulted ceilings, a Romeo and Juliet balcony and a spa like 5…

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1. Favourite Golf Course: Kananaskis Country Golf Course || Big skies, mountain views and gorgeous grounds make this my absolute favorite place to golf. It is only an hour and a half outside of Calgary, making it an easy escape from the big city for a day spent enjoying the sunshine. 2. Favourite Website: www.KenRichter.com || My website is designed with you, my valued client, in mind. Use the Interactive Map tool, read our Blog, view our Current Listings, sign up for our Newsletter and so much more. You can also connect with me on Facebook at Team Ken Richter! 3. Favourite App: Wayfair || Buying a home is only part of the home-owning experience; furnishing it is a whole other adventure. I love using the Wayfair app to…

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Welcome to an exquisite custom built Scandinavian themed modern designed 3 bedroom 2421sqft two story house on a huge 8000sqft lot featuring a zen garden and mature treed on beautiful Bow Crescent!  

The minute you see the brilliant coloured exterior and architecture to the 10-12ft soaring high interior ceilings you will appreciate the refined European finishes and details create a very unique living experience.  This is a highly engineered energy efficient house offering extra insulation and sound reduction.  The main floor features striking limestone tiles thru-out, loft style polished and heated concrete floors surrounded by 2 banks of massive south facing 9x13ft windows c/w a very high end Italian ceramic would stove in the front sunken great…

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Happy Mother's Day to all of the incredible moms out there! Whether you are going to be a mother, are currently a mother, or have been a mother in the past, our hats are off to you. There is something so incredibly valuable about the role of a mother; in whatever form or shape that might look like. It is not something we take for granted, so on all days, but especially this day, we would like to extend to you our sincerest gratitude.

If you are looking for a way to celebrate your mother this Mother's Day, look no further than Calgary, Alberta! There are so many fantastic goods and services to take advantage of around the city to make this Sunday extra special for all the moms in your life. Here are some ideas for distinctly Calgarian things to do…

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Check out some of these fun things to do around Calgary, Alberta this May…

May 3 || Calgary International BeerFest || Albertan’s love craft beer; and Beerfest, which has become wildly successful in this city, is a direct representation of that. Sampler tickets are $1 each and will allow you to try any number of the 100+ breweries best ales. Support local brewers like Citizen, Last Best and Zero Issue, but also have the opportunity to try beers from breweries all over the country!

May 5 || Montgomery Community Clean Up || Spring cleaning is not just important for your home; it’s also important for your neighborhood! The summer is the most popular time for people visiting the city and for real estate; make your neighborhood stand out among the…

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The Calgary Real Estate Board's big headline this month? "APRIL BRINGS A SLIGHT INVENTORY DECLINE." Why so dramatic? Because for months now Calgary's real estate market has been struggling with massive oversupply in the market, leading to a buyer's market at a time when few people were able to buy. This news is an exciting turn of events (one which was forecasted at the start of the year) that will hopefully bring increased stability to the real estate market here in Calgary, Alberta. 

In their media report, CREB notes, "There have been no significant changes occurring in sales activity, but the number of new listings coming onto the market continues to ease relative to 2018 levels. The decline in new listings was enough to start chipping away at…

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