Calgary Bowness Montgomery Real Estate Home News - Blog Archive: May, 2023

When it comes to decorating your home, a limited budget doesn't have to limit your style and creativity. With some resourcefulness and a few clever ideas, you can transform your living space into a cozy and stylish haven without breaking the bank. Here are some practical tips and ideas to help you decorate your home on a small budget:

  1. Plan and prioritize: Start by creating a plan for each room in your home. Determine which areas require immediate attention and focus your budget on those spaces. Prioritizing allows you to allocate your limited resources effectively and avoid overspending on unnecessary items.

  2. Embrace DIY projects: One of the most cost-effective ways to decorate your home is by embracing do-it-yourself (DIY) projects.…

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Stigmatized properties are those associated with unpleasant events or circumstances, such as crimes, death, or paranormal activities. However, with the right approach and strategies, it is possible to overcome these challenges and successfully sell a stigmatized property. Here are some tips:

  1. Full disclosure and transparency: Honesty is crucial when dealing with a stigmatized property. It's essential to disclose any relevant information to potential buyers upfront. Providing them with accurate details about the property's history will build trust and credibility. Being transparent about the stigma attached to the property will prevent any surprises or misunderstandings later in the sales process.

  2. Professional staging and renovations:…

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***Attention all investors and or builders!*** Check out this amazing inner city location on a huge R-C2, 50x122 lot across from a tot lot and offering fantastic valley escapement views!

Currently there is a very well maintained and large 1,208 sqft two bedroom bungalow and a huge double garage (plus a workshop) and RV Parking. The charm of this large 2 bedroom bungalow are highlighted by the the warm and inviting wooden accent walls, bright & open kitchen including a skylight, the large main floor family room has a cozy gas fireplace and a convenient main floor laundry room. The recent updates are the newer 4-pce bath room and luxury vinyl planking through out. The sauna is in, "as is" condition and currently used as a cedar closet. The…

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*** OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, May 20 and Monday, May 22 - 1:30-4:00 pm *** Welcome to a very spacious 2,687 sqft walk-out two story split, and a very exceptional estate home in a quiet cul-de-sac of Royal Oak Estates!

The open foyer and soaring vaulted ceilings elevates and enhances the inspiring bright and open concept design of this wonderful family home! The main level is highlighted by a formal dining room featuring hardwood floors, generous sized main floor den c/w French doors, high soaring ceilings in the great/family room including a gas fireplace, gracious and open kitchen with an expansive central granite covered center island, a very handy and large walk-through butler pantry and main floor laundry. A large breakfast nook leads you…

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Attending an open house can be an exciting experience, whether you're actively searching for a new home or simply curious about the local real estate market. However, it's important to remember that open houses are professional settings, and observing proper etiquette is essential. 

Here are three key etiquette tips for your next open house visit:

  1. Be Respectful of the Property: Remember that you are entering someone's home or potential future home. Remove your shoes or wear shoe covers if requested, as this helps maintain cleanliness and preserves the condition of the floors. Avoid touching personal belongings or opening closed doors unless explicitly permitted by the real estate professional. Take care not to damage furniture, walls, or any…

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Spring is the perfect time to give your home a fresh start by diving into a deep cleaning session. As the seasons change, it's important to declutter, organize, and refresh your living space. In this blog post, we will discuss three essential tips for achieving a thorough and effective spring cleaning:

  1. Create a Cleaning Plan: Before you embark on your deep cleaning journey, it's crucial to create a cleaning plan. Start by making a checklist of the areas in your home that require attention, such as the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, and common areas. Break down each room into specific tasks, such as dusting, vacuuming, washing windows, and decluttering. Having a well-structured plan will help you stay focused and ensure that no area is overlooked…

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Convenient, bright and open, one bedroom ground floor apartment condo perfect for a first time buyer or revenue property!

A very well kept and spacious ground floor apartment unit, features large and bright windows, sliding doors offering more natural light, 4-piece bathroom, beautiful kitchen, in-suite laundry and walk out to a large ground floor enclosed patio. This complex is centrally located close to many schools, a community center, recreation complex, parks, restaurants, shops, LRT station, shopping malls, dog parks, only a short drive to downtown, many major roadways Deerfoot and Macleod trail. Don't miss your chance to own this wonderful one bed apartment in the very desirable community of Acadia! Priced to sell!! Vacant for a quick Possession!

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Welcome to a beautiful Inglewood one bedroom apartment condo featuring a titled underground parking stall and a titled storage locker in a quiet concrete building.

This unit features bright wall-to-wall windows overlooking the courtyard with beautiful summer foliage, engineered hardwood throughout the living and dining area, granite countertops, high ceilings, a spa-styled bathroom with a soaking tub, in-suite laundry, cozy gas fireplace and in-unit air conditioning. Great peace of mind offering concierge service and security. The SoBow complex is rich with amenities with a media room, recreation room, upcoming fitness centre and steps away from Pearce Estate Park, Harvie Passage and Bow River pathways. Easy access for your 5 minute commute…

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When it comes to saving money and maximizing your investments, understanding the various financial tools available to you is crucial. One such tool that has gained popularity in recent years is the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). Introduced in Canada in 2009, the TFSA offers individuals a way to save and invest money while enjoying tax advantages. 

Here are the highlights of a TFSA:

  1. Tax-Free Growth and Withdrawals:

The primary benefit of a TFSA is that any income earned within the account, including capital gains, dividends, and interest, is tax-free. Unlike a traditional savings account, where interest is subject to taxation, the TFSA allows your investments to grow without incurring taxes. Additionally, any withdrawals made from the…

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Check out some of these fun events in Calgary! What are you most looking forward to doing this month?

May 3-14 Calgary Book Drive
May 6-June 4 Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
May 6-14 Day Out with Thomas The Train
May 9-10 Shania Twain: Queen of Me Tour
May 12-22 Calgary Reads Big Book Sale
May 13 Bearspaw Mother's Day Market
May 13 Touch A Truck
May 13 Bowness Community Garden Build Day
May 14 Found Spring Market: Snack Time
May 14 Stars on Ice
May 14 Mother's Day
May 18-19 The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: Black Panther
May 18 Montgomery Community Association Senior Social
May 20 Mobile Adventure Playground at Bowness
May 22 Victoria Day
May 25 Maritime Lobster Boil at Rodney's Oyster House
May 27-28 Heritage Park's…

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