August 2020

Found 12 blog entries for August 2020.

 

Back to school is right around the corner! The commercials are on TV, people are flooding Staples and Walmart for supplies, schools everywhere are dusting off their desks and students are trying desperately to soak in every stray moment of summer. With back to school time comes a new dedication to keeping things organized, especially the house. Here are some creative DIY additions that will make back to school easier on your home.

1). Front Entryway Locker Room: Transform your front entry into a mock-locker room by installing little stalls with space for yourself and each of your kids. Put a shelf up for winter hats and gloves, a coat hanger for jackets and backpacks, and a basket for miscellaneous items. This will prevent everything from getting

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Welcome to a beautiful & spacious DETACHED home featuring over 1900sqft of luxury living space under $550k in the inner city on a quiet street and close to all amenities HERE IT IS!!

 

One owner home since new & gently lived-in is this custom built 3 bedroom two story on a sunny south exposed treed low maintenance lot. Custom features are the integrate maple kitchen cabinets, beautiful granite countertops throughout the entire home, gorgeous pre-finished light coloured 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 bedroom, heated floors in the luxurious 5-piece

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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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We're coming to the close of the busy summer Calgary real estate season, but this year is a little different than normal. With COVID-19, many people have waited longer than they normally would to enter the market, whether as a buyer, seller or investor. This means that there are still homes coming on the market, particularly as quarantine rules continue to lift, allowing life to slowly move towards a new normal. So, if you're only just ready to take the first step, this is a great time to do so!

When it comes to preparing to buy a home, there are many things to consider. Here are three of the most important, in no particular order, in our opinion:

  1.  Make sure you know what you need. What kind of home? How big of a home? Where does the property
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Working from home was essential as businesses shut their doors to the public following strict quarantine rules. For some, working from home was the dream scenario. Who doesn't love working with their pet at their side and their favorite tv show playing in the background? For others, working from home became a nightmare. Enter scenes of kids yelling and coffee spilling on the laptop keyboard.

This work from home movement meant many spare rooms became overnight office spaces. Even though some businesses are reopening their doors and calling their employees back into cubicles, some are continuing to ask employees to work from home for the time being. Whichever office space you fall into, we thought it was time for some office organization tips. After

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If you're searching for a beautiful 5 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath, inner-city fully developed family home located in an amazing and quiet hidden enclave, in a beautiful and massive tree-lined area of Bowness?...look no further! Quality craftsmanship and attention to detail and built by a hands-on small builder, offering over 4000sqft of luxurious total living space!

 

The highlighted features include; five generous bedrooms, 10-ft soaring ceilings on the main floor & engineered hardwood floors throughout, casual to formal flexible living rooms, main floor office or den, convenient side entrance c/w locker style mudroom & an open and airy design filtering in natural sunlight. The "chefs' kitchen features, European full height white cabinets, top of

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Calgary was first established as a city in 1894. Although we are a relatively new compared to our European neighbors, the buildings and communities that make up this beautiful city are rich with history. If the walls around Calgary could tell stories, they would be filled with adventure and resilience.

In recent years the city of Calgary has strived to maintain places with historic significance so that people can enjoy them for years to come. Rather than tare down the old to make way for the new, YYC is preserving and protecting places of historic significance. These historic sites are beautiful, educational and are more common than you may think. Heritage park may have an incredible collection of historic buildings, but the rest of Calgary has history

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Selling your home is a massive financial and emotional move, which can create a lot of stress. In fact, when looking at the national stress index, moving is one of the top most stressful things someone will do in their lifetime. There are so many moving pieces involved with selling your property and finding your new home base. Despite this, there are ways you can successfully mitigate stress when selling your home. Here are our top tips:

  1. Partner with an experienced real estate agent, Ken Richter. With 30+ years of industry expertise helping valued clients buy, sell and invest in many different market conditions, Ken's experience will be your advantage. He can help you navigate everything that comes with selling your home, from staging it to closing
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A wonderful, low rise, penthouse in Eau Claire Estates is for sale. This 4000+ sq.ft condo with 4 bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths has dual masters with one on the main level and another on the upper level.

 

This estate penthouse comes with high-end Thermidor appliances, and 4 titled underground parking spots in a 2 tandem configuration. The Eau Claire Estate condominiums have many amenities: central air conditioning, fitness facilities with a gym, hot tub, and pool, party room, meeting room, private outdoor garden area, and 24 hr concierge/security. They're also in close proximity to the Eau Claire YMCA, Prince's Island Park, Eau Claire Market, Chinatown, Kensington, river pathways, the downtown core, curling rinks, and the new Superstore next

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It's that time of the month again! The Calgary Real Estate Board has released their monthly statistics summary going over what happened in the real estate market in Calgary, Alberta for the month of July. Sometimes people can find statistics like this boring, but here are three reasons why you should know what is happening in the Calgary real estate market:

  1.  The Calgary real estate market and the Calgary economy are directly correlated. Wondering how our economy is doing? Check out the real estate statistics.
  2.  The most successful buyer, seller or investor is the most informed one.
  3.  If you're not buying, selling, or investing anytime soon, these stats can show you how things are trending so you can strategically plan your future moves. 
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