February 2020

Found 14 blog entries for February 2020.

Spring is a peculiar time for Calgarians. It seems like the moment we reach temperatures over zero degrees, the shorts come out and the toques are packed away. However, any true Calgarian knows that the moment you pack away your winter clothes you have officially jinxed the season and Mother Nature will strike back with the full force of a negative forty degree blizzard.

Weather in Calgary is delicate and undecided. It can never quite make up its mind on when spring will officially come. Therefore, we are launched into a constant back-and-forth between warm, sunny days and freezing, windy cold. While us Calgarians may be strong enough to handle this, sometimes our gardens are not.

The biggest problem people have is their garden beginning to blossom

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Welcome to a beautiful and spacious DETACHED home featuring over 1900sqft of luxury living space under $600K in the inner city on a quiet street and close to all amenities HERE IT IS!!

One owner home since new and gently lived-in is this custom built three bedroom two story on a sunny south exposed treed on a low maintenance lot. Custom features are the integrate maple kitchen cabinets, including beautiful granite counter tops throughout the entire home, gorgeous pre-finished light colored real Maple floors on the main floor, 9ft ceilings on all floors, bright open floor plan exudes light into the main floor. Upstairs offers 3 good sized bedrooms, upstairs laundry incl. separate sink plus 2 skylights, huge master bedrm, heated floors in the

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Hard to find M-C1 huge 50x125ft lot with a livable house to rent for future development!!This property includes massive and newer mechanics dream 34'9"x 24'4"garage at (approx. cost of $50,000). The garage features 10ft ceilings and 220 wiring for a welder/compressor and is currently rented $500/month. Tenant could stay. The house is in need of some TLC but has newer windows and a newer furnace. The house is rented to long term tenants wishing to stay as well currently paying $1150/month on a month to month lease. There are several recent M-C1 sales on this street currently in for re-development at the city! Right behind this property is a new commercial structure under construction adding to the atmosphere of this vibrant trending area!! Close to all

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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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Older bungalow located on a massive 10,860sqft (almost a 1/4 of an acre) beautiful R-C1 mature treed lot in the heart of the inner city!!

Situated on a quiet street at the end of the cul-de-sac, close to all amenities. A short walk to the Shouldice park and pool, the Bow river and river bike path system, 5 mins to two hospitals, University of Calgary and Market Mall, a short commute to downtown and easy access west to the mountains!! The city is up-zoning a lot of inner city lots and this property would be a premier location for re-development. The older bungalow is currently rented by a long term tenant for over 20 years please don't disturb him. Great property!! Excellent value!!

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Nothing is as exciting and terrifying as bringing your little newborn home for the first time. Suddenly, every falling leaf is simultaneously a threat and an adorable new experience for your enchanted baby. What was a home for two adults is now going to be a home for two very tired adults and one curious child.

You may know not to climb into the toilet or spray mysterious concoctions onto your face, but a baby is relatively naïve when it comes to these things. How do you prevent anything harmful from happening to your little one in a mysterious house filled with hundreds of things to explore? Child-Proof.

It is a saying that was coined once parents around the globe discovered that little hands can open up just about anything if there is enough

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Calgarians love to travel. With winter approaching, people are beginning to make travel plans to sneak away from it all as soon as it gets cold. While trips are fun to plan, there is a lot to remember to do. Here are 4 simple things to keep in mind as you make your vacation plans:

1). If you are planing to fly internationally, check your passport to make sure it is updated and has not expired/will not expire during your trip. You don’t want to be caught a week before your trip with no valid passport. To renew a passport, get professional passport photos taken (places such as London Drugs, Superstore, Walmart, etc. offer this service specifically). Print off a renewal form and fill it out at home to save time, then bring all the necessary documents to a

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Valentine's Day is February 14th, today! 

Some people are critical of Valentine's Day. Theask, "why must there be a specific day of the year to force people to show love? In a healthy relationship, every day should be Valentine's Day. You shouldn't need an arbitrary Hallmark holiday to do something special." While some of this argument is valid, because it is true that you should love on those important to you all year round, it neglects to remember this:

No matter how much you love someone, there is no possible way for every single day to be filled with wild love and special moments. Love is messy, life is crazy, and not every day will be a perfect fairytale. Does this mean your love is not beautiful? No! It is passion, both good and bad, that

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One owner for 27 years is proud to present this a fully remodeled very large 1283sqft fully developed (including a LEGAL SUITE) custom built brick faced bungalow!! Located on a beautiful low maintenance, mature treed, south rear exposed huge 50x120 lot, right across from Bowness Park, walking paths and the Bow river!

Some of the recent updates include: recently renovated this month upstairs incl.,new flooring, new bathroom, new doors, baseboards & paint, also newer kitchen upstairs! The huge 2 bedroom self contained lower legal suite was recently updated in the last 6 months in 2019! New fencing 2019! Furnace was recently updated & 2 hot water tanks! Huge common laundry c/w separate hook ups, plus a large storage room. Large single attached

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View View View! One of the best view locations in the inner city and in one of the most progressively re-developing inner city areas in all of Calgary! Amazing river and mountain views!

Wide open floor plan and a fully developed walk-out basement with southern exposure accentuating the amazing views from every floor. These very well appointed homes each offer a total of 4 bedrooms, 3 and a half baths(3 baths have heated floors), two very large sunny south patios/balconies and detached garages! High end on-site custom built kitchen cabinetry, featuring luxurious 16 ft quartz covered island, great room c/w gas fireplace feature wall & numerous built-ins. Soaring tray ceilings in master bedroom and astonishing spa like en-suite bathroom! Quality local

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