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Found 9 blog entries for August 2022.

Welcome to a very special and rare, one-of-a-kind , modern farmhouse/cottage style fully developed 2536sqft, five bedroom, two story split on a massive over 1/2 acre (475ft deep lot) lot backing onto the Bow River!!

The tranquillity of this lot and location will take your breath away the moment you enter the property! Imagine gazing from your rear deck in and amongst your own towering trees to the Bow river banks and across to Bowmont park beyond, knowing these spectacular views are from the seclusion and privacy from your very own personal park-like setting!! Pride of ownership exudes throughout the inside and out of this amazing property. The many special features reminiscent of a farmhouse/cottage design are the soaring open beam 17ft ceilings…

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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 an extensively upgraded, modern and elegant infill home with a total of 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, fully developed walk-out...truly a fine Masterpiece!

Located in an excellent inner city location, high on a hill on the escarpment of Montgomery offering OUTSTANDING south escarpment river valley VIEWS on a quiet and nicely landscaped corner mature treed lot! This stunning home features numerous upgrades including a wide open, sun-drenched main floor plan offering 9ft high ceilings accentuated by beautiful hard-scraped hardwood floors throughout - including the stairs. A gorgeous open concept dream kitchen is highlighted by full-height white European cabinets, a massive granite 16ft island and top-of-the-line black stainless-steel…

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Summer is the perfect time for reorganizing and decluttering your home. We like to call this two pronged approach The Summertime Purge. Not only will this help you mentally and emotionally, because a cluttered space leads to a cluttered mind, but it will also help your home! With less clutter your home becomes less hazardous to occupants and less likely to be damaged. 

There are a lot of experts out there claiming to be the voice of wisdom when it comes to purging your home and doing so well. However, it is important to have a nuanced approach when doing so. In this blog we're going to take the practices of three home organization and decluttering experts, and show you how when joined all together they can help you navigate this process…

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Making your home stand out to buyers is an artform. It all comes down to one key factor: selling your home is not an opportunity to show off your personal belongings or home. It's about showcasing the core property and creating an environment where buyers can envision themselves making their own home-sweet-home. Making your home stand out to buyers not only helps draw more attention away from competition, but will ensure you get a top-dollar offer. Help your home put its best foot forward by doing the following:

1). Stage Your Home: There are two types of home stagers: ones that will come in and do the home staging for you, and ones that will come evaluate your property to provide you with their recommendations on how best to present it. Either…

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It is here! Summertime! The sky is blue, the sun is bright, the warm breeze is tangled in your hair… This is the moment—your moment! The moment we have been dreaming of and yearning for ever since Christmas ended (because we all know that as soon as Christmas is over, there is no point to winter). With this glorious season quickly coming to an end, you need to carpe diem! Part of seizing the day is not only going out and doing fun things, but enjoying summer treats while the temperature is soaring. After all, summertime and cool treats go hand in hand.

Today’s treats are all about helping cool you down during the hot, Alberta heat. They all include ingredients that you can pick up at your local grocery store and they are great to share with your…

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When you’re choosing a real estate professional, you need to make sure your partnering with someone you trust to help you navigate the biggest sale of your life. There are hundreds of real estate professionals, but only an elite few who will be a good match for you. When you’re trying to make a decision on who should join your home selling team, here are some questions to ask the candidates:

1). How many sales have you closed yearly for the past five years? Like we said, there are tons of real estate professionals out there; but not all of them have a track record that you can count on. Looking at their stats from the past five years will help you see how they’ve performed in a multitude of markets. Here at Team Ken Richter, we are proud to…

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Welcome to a premier adult building, Silverwood on the Park, overlooking beautiful Bowness Park!

A secure, solid concrete and brick building with heated underground parking and three spacious outdoor rooftop terraces and visitor parking! This spacious 2-bedroom unit offers large living and dining rooms with newer vinyl plank flooring and in-suite storage. The condo fees include ALL UTILITIES (except cable and telephone) and amenities include a fitness room with sauna and a large recreational room with a kitchen. This is a quiet 18+ building that has undergone many recent and numerous improvements, including windows. One small cat or dog is allowed with board approval. The Bow river bike system is at your doorstep and it's a short stroll to…
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The stats are in! Here are the highlights from the Calgary Real Estate Board's latest report:

  • "Significant slowdowns in the detached and semi-detached market were nearly offset by sales growth in the apartment and row sectors." (CREB®)
  • "Listings for homes priced below $500,000 fell by 18 per cent, while levels rose by 20 per cent for homes priced above $500,000." (CREB®)
  • "With just over two months of supply, the market remains far tighter than anything experienced throughout the recessionary period experienced prior to the pandemic." (CREB®)
  • "As expected, the benchmark price did see some slippage relative to levels seen earlier in the year and rising lending rates have cooled much of the bidding war activity that was driving significant…
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