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


Huge 57ft wide MC-1 Multi-family zoned lot in the heart of Bowness! It is a prime re-development lot in a rapidly changing inner-city NW area!

The house is a "diamond in the ruff" needing some TLC. The 3 bedroom bungalow has the original hardwood floors, the lower area has an illegal one-bedroom suite. Call today as it is vacant ready for a quick possession!!

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Some homes are temporary landing pads. They may be a rental place while you save for your first deposit, a smaller property you use to build equity towards something larger one day, or something else. Whatever it is, it served you well, but now it's time to find that forever home people write stories about.

By forever home, we don't necessarily mean forever. We just mean a property that is going to be a long term home, where you will likely spend the majority of your years. This home will hold a significant place in your heart and memories, so make sure to choose carefully! The following are some tips on what to look for and keep in mind as you search for your forever home:

First, recognize that this isn't a situation you need to rush into. Take…

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Welcome to a totally remodelled from top to bottom inside and out 817 sqft. two bedroom bungalow on a massive R-C1 50x 135 lot! This is a very quiet enclave of Bowness tucked away on a cul-de-sac, 1/2 block to the river, playgrounds, close to schools (this area is not in the flood fringe nor did it flood).

This might be one the best 820 sqft. homes on the market! The list of expensive upgrades are numerous, featuring: The interior was gutted right back to the studs, new insulation and drywall, all new wiring including a new 100 amp electrical panel. Beautiful new mocha kitchen cabinets and "quartz-like" counters, all new lighting, all new hardwood and tile flooring throughout. All new windows, maintenance-free cement composite fibre board…

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Are you looking for a million-dollar river view without the million dollars.....well look no further!!! This a very unique opportunity to own a magnificent spacious 1110 sq. ft. three-bedroom townhome that is rarely offered for sale facing the river in a very well managed complex.

Many, many long term owners as this seller has owned in this complex, serving way to a healthy reserve fund and the money to accommodate numerous complex updates! For example, there are new windows, the shingles recently replaced, freshly painted exteriors, decks and fences in very good repair and so on. This unit was recently painted throughout, newer kitchen cabinets, and newer flooring. The upstairs has 3 bedrooms and the massive primary bedroom was way ahead of…

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It's been a chilly week for Calgary as we experience our annual April snowstorm. With advice to stay at home due to rising COVID-19 cases, more people are going to be settling in with snacks and Netflix this weekend. And, if you're looking for some fun real estate shows to watch, here are some recommendations: 

Selling Sunset: "Selling Sunset is an American reality television series on Netflix created by Adam DiVello. The series revolves around the Oppenheim Group, a high-end real estate brokerage firm in Los Angeles, and follows a group of agents as they navigate their personal and professional lives" (Wikipedia). This show has three seasons so far, with another two coming soon! Watch it now to see some incredible homes in LA. 

Tidying Up with…

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Security systems have always been a way to give homeowners peace of mind whenever they are away from their property for work, school, vacation, errands, or simply sleeping. In medieval times, castles were surrounded by moats to ward off unwanted visitors. In Victorian times, bells were placed along doorways and windowsills to alert residents of arrivals. In the seventies, 'beware of dog' signs were posted and pit bulls purchased. More recently, alarm systems triggered by the opening of a secured door have been used. Today, technology companies are designing new and improved home security. 

Studies have shown that the mere presence of home security, whether legitimate or not, is enough to ward off a potential trespasser. Some people will post…

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Here's a diamond in the ruff!! This is a wonderful 4 bedroom fully developed, large 2210sqft. two-story family home awaiting some cosmetic TLC and a new homeowner!

Featuring a very open and bright main floor including a front living c/w cozy wood-burning fireplace and great views across to a school playground and beyond to C.O.P. The is a large country kitchen and separate eating nook, main floor laundry, large main floor family room c/w patio doors to a beautiful low maintenance fenced rear yard, four large bedrooms up including a massive master bedroom with soaring 13ft vaulted cedar ceilings, 3-piece ensuite, walk-in closet and a private balcony! The lower has a nice sized recreation room, two hot water/forced air boiler assisted heating…

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Welcome to a pride of ownership, updated and spotless, fully developed 1800sqft three plus one bedrooms 2 story on a quiet cul-de-sac in Citadel! Excellent location on a south fenced sunny rear yard including a large deck and fire pit area!

Beautiful hardwood floors throughout the main floor, gorgeous new kitchen in 2014 c/w a granite covered island and counters, sunny south eating nook and a separate dining room. The upstairs has 3 good-sized bedrooms plus a massive bonus room that is highlighted by, hardwood flooring and a beautiful gas fireplace rock feature wall! The large master bedroom has 4-piece ensuite and walk-in closet. Here's the bonus feature... the lower level has an illegal one-bedroom suite or summer bar/kitchen! The lower level…

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It's a dogs world and we're just living in it! Calgary, Alberta is home to a whopping 122,325 dogs; and that number is growing every day. That means that for every ten people, there is at least one dog. What a glorious statistic! Because of Calgarian's affinity for their pooches, the city has designated many off leash dog parks so that pups can run wild and free. Places such as Edworthy Dog Park provide acre upon acre of space for dogs to explore. Not a fan of dogs? Don't worry; the city also enforces strict guidelines on these dog parks to ensure responsible pet ownership and to be good stewards of the land.

Some of the most popular dog parks are:

  • Edworthy Dog Park
  • Riverbend Dog Park
  • Nose Hill Dog Park
  • Sue Higgins Dog Park

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Attention investors!! The upstairs tenants are month to month at $1,000/mth, 60% utilities and lower unit is $600/mth plus 40% utilities. Three bedroom Bi-level 1/2 duplex plus a lower illegal, one bedroom suite down. Very quite crescent location backing onto a natural hillside reserve. No condo fees and rents go right into your pocket after taxes and insurance. Close to all amenities and transportation. Three schools are within a short walk. Two hospitals and U of C are five minutes away, a short commute to downtown and easy access west to the mountains! Priced for an immediate sale!

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