Calgary Bowness Montgomery Real Estate Home News - Blog Archive: October, 2022

Halloween may be Monday, but many people will be celebrating this weekend! If you are one of those people, here are some fun Halloween Party ideas to complete your gathering:

1). Make the theme “Rhymes For No Reason” where people partner up to dress as two words that rhyme together, such as Butcher and Ashton Kutcher, or Fairy and Little House On The Prairie. The more creative the better! Plus, this gives guests lots of options for costumes they can DIY from items they already have. There is no need to drop $200 at Spirit Halloween!

2). If you’re not planning on catering the evening yourself, get everyone to bring a different themed charcuterie board! You can have the standard Crackers, Meat and Cheese, but also options such as a Candy Board,…

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Staging your home in the summer, spring and fall is easy(er). The weather is temperate, the days are long with light, and there’s no reason for extra clutter in your home. Staging your home in the winter can be a totally different story. Here are some tips for staging your home in the winter:

1). Keep the holiday décor to a minimum. We are not saying do not decorate at all; in fact, prospective buyers often love to see how magical their future home could be during the holiday season. However, keep it minimalist. Setting up your tree and lights is fantastic, but scale back on all the little holiday knick-knacks and figurines. Staging is about opening up your space, not filling it with even more items.

2). Ensure your entryway is clear. In the…

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With inflation putting a strain on the wallets of Canadians everywhere, pinching pennies is becoming less of a hobby and more of a deliberate lifestyle choice. As households scale back to make sure that every dollar counts, people are having to avoid impulse buys and put more thought into their daily transactions. While we know seasons of inflation don’t last forever, it’s those who are wise who survive the storm.

One of the most common areas people are seeing their wallets whimper is at the grocery store. You’re hearing it everywhere: when did basic household staples, like bread and milk, become so expensive? Even places that always seemed to offer a good deal are scaling back the red discount stickers in favor of rising costs. While arguments could…

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Welcome to a pride of ownership, two bedroom townhome in the fantastic inner city area of Point McKay!


This very affordable and exceptionally well cared for, 4 level split townhouse is centrally located very close to the Children's and Foothills hospitals, University of Calgary, Market Mall and just steps away from the Bow river bike and walking path system plus a short 10 minute commute to downtown! This unit features a single attached garage, new laminate flooring on the 2nd level, a bright and open kitchen c/w large windows, a built-in hot tub /Jacuzzi on the lower level and a newly fenced rear yard. Never worry about shovelling the driveway or landscaping maintenance again, as it's all taken care of for you in a very well-managed townhome…

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Welcome to a great opportunity to own a spacious 1,110 sqft three bedroom townhome that is rarely offered for sale in a very well managed complex.


Many, many long term owners in this complex, providing the way to a healthy reserve fund and the money to accommodate numerous complex updates! The updates include newer windows, shingles recently replaced, freshly painted exteriors, decks and fences in very good repair. The upstairs features 3 bedrooms and the massive primary bedroom was way ahead of its time for its expansive size and the large double closets! The main floor kitchen and living room need some cosmetic TLC and a fantastic opportunity to make up some "sweat equity"! The lower level is partially developed awaiting finishing touches to…

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Welcome to a premier adult building, Silverwood on the Park, overlooking gorgeous Bowness Park! Very secure, solid brick and concrete building, this suite is located on the fifth floor featuring an open concept.

This one bedroom unit offers a spacious good sized facing balcony with amazing views of Bowness Park, the Bow river and hillside escarpment beyond. Only a short walk to explore one of the nicest parks in the city including Bowmont Park and the Bow river bike path system. This unit offers large living and dining rooms, in-suite storage with newer carpet throughout as well as new windows. The condo fees include ALL UTILITIES (excluding cable/telephone) and a heated underground parking stall. Silverwood on the Park offers a number of…

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October is such a fun events season, kicking off all of the holidays that the end of the year brings. Whether you’re looking for autumnal delights or spooky treats, there is something for everyone this fall! Here are just a handful of the events you can look forward to:

  • Heritage Park Ghost Tours & Ghouls Night Out: Did you know that Heritage Park is haunted? The ghost tours are a fun way to learn more about Calgary’s spooky history. If that sounds too scary for you, check out their Halloween event, Ghouls Night Out! There are ton of live performances, activities, photo opportunities and more. Plus, you’re encouraged to wear your costume.
  • Stampeders vs. Roughriders: It’s a rivalry as old as time. The Roughriders are known to have some of the…

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Welcome to a one owner, quality built and expansive 3,630 sqft, four bedroom, fully developed two story home located on a picture perfect and very private 298 ft deep lot backing onto the Bow River!!


This property and immediate area on Bow Crescent did not flood! The John Hadden Cape Cod inspired design features a front covered veranda with fantastic curb appeal, showcased by large separate rooms. The main areas of the house all have spectacular river views, including formal dining and living rooms, a rear cozy sunken family room, a beautiful light oak country kitchen and a large den c/w built-ins. There is real hardwood and tile flooring throughout the main floor. From the kitchen is a large deck with a built-in BBQ station and the rear yard…

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What a wild ride Calgary Real Estate has been for the past year. Now, more than ever, it is important for all buyers, sellers and investors to stay informed! Knowledge is your greatest asset, and Team Ken Richter is here to support you every step of the way.

The Calgary Real Estate Board has released its monthly market update, capturing the trends observed in September. The big highlight of their report is that as we come to the end of the final quarter, the Calgary real estate market has been leveling back to much more normal conditions. A seller’s market remains, but the type of home people are looking for has shifted. Interest in larger detached homes is easing as buyers seek more affordable options amidst rising interest rates and inflation.

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