Calgary Bowness Montgomery Real Estate Home News - Blog Archive: March, 2021

 

An affordable, 3 bedroom and 2 bath, townhome condo in the established community of Mackenzie Lake looking for your update ideas. It's close to schools, public transport, shopping, and the lake.


This 2 storey home has an open concept main floor where the kitchen, living, and dining rooms are located. The finished basement is also open concept with a recreation/media room with a nook, large storage room, and a mechanical / laundry room. It has a nice deck for summer barbeques. Comes with a single attached garage with another spot on the driveway. Just call your favorite Realtor to book a showing.

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Daylight savings was earlier this month, and some of us are still feeling the effects. While an extra hour of sunlight in the evening has been a welcome change from the dark winter months, losing an hour of sleep was the last thing we wanted or needed on the weekend. The good news is that our bodies will adjust, and the next time change come fall will give us an extra hour of sleep. We are counting down the days!

Sleep is incredibly important; this has never been up for debate. Since the dawn of time, sleep has been considered an absolute necessity in order for people to function at their highest possible level. Our human bodies require sleep to rest and recharge. It comes only second to eating and drinking. Most treatment plans for any bodily…

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Spring Break is next week for many students in the Calgary public school system. While some have already been working from home as they attend school virtually, starting next week children everywhere are going to have a lot more free time on their hands! Since traveling somewhere exotic for Spring break is not an option this year, we've rounded up some Staycation ideas for your kids this spring break. Read on for details!

DIY Olympics: Each day of spring break have a different competition for your kids to compete in. Events can range from an obstacle course in the house to a puzzle competition. Craft little medals for them and then do a big winners banquet of their favourite treats and meal at the end of the week. This will give them something to…

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Right now is a great time to enter the real estate market.

While many people did not believe we would be saying that anytime soon due to the ongoing shutdowns and restrictions that came from coronavirus, we are pleased to report that Calgary’s current real estate market is hot! Whether you are looking to buy or sell, now is a great time to spring into action.

We are currently in a Seller’s market. If you’ve been considering putting your home on the market, now is a great time to do so. The Calgary Board of Real Estate reports, “Conditions are [strongest] in the detached sector of the market, especially for product priced below $600,000, where strong sellers’ market conditions are present with less than two months of supply.” List your property…

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Welcome to 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 massive tree-lined street of Bowness! Quality craftsmanship and attention to detail and built by a hands-on small builder, offering over 4300sqft of luxurious total living space!


The highlighted features include; five generous sizes 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, a sunny open and airy design filtering in lots natural sunlight. Some of the special highlighted features include TRIPLE glazed windows, acrylic stucco and stone…

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Buying a home is an incredibly exciting process, especially once you have found a home you like! Many buyers are overwhelmed with excitement as they walk through a home that feels like the perfect fit: the neighbourhood is great, it's close to work and schools, the home itself has everything on their 'needs' list and even a handful of things on their 'wants' list. It's sparkling with that staged home look and they're already imagining where their belongings will find a new sweet spot. An offer is made and accepted, and the home officially is set to (hopefully) go to the new owners after the specified time. They find a home inspector just to make sure everything looks okay under the hood, and...

Mold. Cracks in the foundation. Pipes that need…

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Daylight Savings is this weekend, and we are springing forward! We may be losing an hour of sleep, but it means we’re one hour closer to spring blossoms and summer nights.

While most clocks will automatically spring forward these days, be sure to check items such as kitchen appliances and older vehicles. It’s always worth the small inconvenience to figure out how to change the time on these clocks—don’t be one of those people who leave it until autumn when we gain the hour back.

Why do we practice daylight savings? The main reason is to conserve energy. By setting our clocks ahead we gain more daylight hours in the spring and summer, which means less artificial light is needed during waking hours. To offset this adjustment, we lose an hour of…

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The original owners proudly present for the first time offered for sale, their pride of ownership inside and out, a 1000sqft fully developed bungalow!! This location is perfectly situated offering a sunny south fenced rear yard and is across from a tot lot and on a quiet cul-de-sac!


The summer pictures accentuate the park-like yard offering numerous perennials, water feature, manicured grounds front and back. A natural gas outlet for the BBQ is highlighted on the south sunny patio, one of the many features in the back yard! The immaculate and updated interior of the home is lovingly preserved throughout, featuring a brick feature wall gas fireplace in the expansive living room, a separate dining area, a large bow window was added to bring in the…

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Whether you are preparing to upgrade or downsize, selling your home is such an exciting milestone. It is an incredible accomplishment that you purchased a home and have built up equity. Now, you get to leverage that equity to make your next big move. 

All that being said, selling a home can be overwhelming. There are lots of things to consider, such getting finances and documents in order, making sure your home is staged and open house ready, finding your next home sweet home and more. These days, there is also the added element of selling during a global pandemic. Still; don't let any of this deter you.

The market is hot right now and headed towards a buyers market. With more buyers than homes listed, this means as a seller you have a…

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Welcome to "the little cabin on the hill"!! Amazing south-facing river valley escarpment views are offered in this dynamic inner-city location!! The huge 50x120ft R-C1 south rear lot is a prime candidate for redeveloping.

 

Several million dollar homes were sold on this street promising to be a very sought after location. The house is rented until the end of June and will be vacant. The 590sqft two-bedroom bungalow is in mint condition and could be used as a holding property for future development, as well. This is an excellent location... walking distance to the U of C, Market Mall, University District shopping, and the Children's hospital, only a 2-minute drive away from the Foothills hospital and the new Baker centre, a short commute to…

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