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Welcome to a solid two bedroom, two bathroom, fully developed 860sqft starter home on a large treed lot in a quiet enclave of Bowness. Only steps to the river(the house did not flood), regional bike paths, across from Bowmont park and off-lease area!

 

The house has had some recent updating but requires a little cosmetic TLC to gain some sweat equity. The rear fence private yard offers a large double garage and RV parking. Excellent value for the first time buyer, no condo fees and affordable detached Bungalow ownership. Call today for your private viewing!!

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Outdoor living spaces are such a enviable luxury. Plain backyards can be transformed into works of art with varnished decks, ponds, twinkling lights, gardens and patio furniture. Here in Calgary we get the pleasure of having some beautiful outdoor living spaces since most homes have some variety of a backyard and the weather is nice enough to use the space to its maximum potential for about two months of the year. Unfortunately, this good weather does not last.

All of the outdoor living space elements mentioned above need to be winterized for the other eight months of the year. This is to ensure they don’t get damaged in harsh weather conditions. Here are some tips on how to properly winterize your outdoor living space before the frost comes:

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This house sale is under the care of the trustee and is sold as is where is. Solid fully developed two bedroom raised bungalow on a beautiful and huge R-C1 50x120ft lot in west Bowness.

 

A Longtime owner is still living there so please be courteous!! The house is full of personal belongings but priced accordingly and requires some cosmetic TLC. This is an excellent opportunity to gain some "sweat equity" into the future in this fantastic location. The basement has 3 bedrooms in the lower and has non-legal egress windows. A very quiet location only a few steps away from Bowness Park and the Bow River beyond. Excellent opportunity for future development!

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Attending an Open House is such a fun part of the buying experience. We've all seen homes and wondered what they look like on the inside. This is your chance to do just that! Open House's are the absolute best way to find out if a home is for you. Virtual tours and pictures can give you an introduction to the home, but there's nothing quite like walking the halls and experiencing it firsthand. Plus, it gives you the opportunity to get a feel for the neighbourhood. 

At an Open House you are in the power seat. After all, the seller wants to woo you so that you submit a good offer! However, you still need to be respectful of the space and the fact that you are entering a stranger's home. There is a certain set of etiquette one should follow during an

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Welcome to a solid two bedroom, two bathroom, fully developed 860sqft starter home on a large treed lot in a quiet enclave of Bowness.

 

Only steps to the river (house did not flood), regional bike paths, across from Bowmont park and off-lease area! The house has had some recent updating but requires a little cosmetic TLC to gain some sweat equity. The rear fence private yard offers a large double garage and RV parking. Excellent value for the first time buyer, no condo fees and affordable detached Bungalow ownership. Call today for your private viewing!!

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Keeping your home clean is always important, but these days it has gone from a want to a need. The reality is, COVID-19 is still very much present in the City of Calgary. Anytime you leave your home or interact with others you risk being exposed to this virus, which you could in turn bring into your household. At the same time, life must go on. People are returning back to work, schools are open, and it's impossible to completely bubble yourself off from the world. 

Health Essentials writes, "the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes the 2019 novel coronavirus is spread primarily when healthy people come in close personal contact with a person who has COVID-19 who is coughing or sneezing (hence, why social distancing is so important).

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The Calgary Real Estate Board has released their monthly Calgary real estate statistics summary, this time for the month of August. Here are some of the highlights from the report that are important for you to know, whether you're looking for a house, own a house, or would like to own a house one day.

  • "Total residential sales in August were relatively stable compared to last year with year-over-year gains in the detached and row sectors...With 1,573 sales in August, this is consistent with levels over the past five years. Year-to-date sales activity remains nearly 13 per cent below last year."  - CREB August Report
  • "Recent national reports have shown a bounce back to new record levels over the past several months. Calgary has seen
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Just listed and investor alert. Wonderful, 1-1/2, 1050 sq. ft. home on a 42 ft lot with RC2 land use designation. Potential to build a new home or a continue as a revenue property.

 

This white picket fence home comes with 2 bedrooms with ceiling fans and a new bathroom with a fenced yard and a fire pit in the back. Includes a detached, single garage with a parking pad next door for 2 vehicles. In 2019, many updates were done: new bathroom, interior painting, new laminate floors, new baseboards upstairs, new gas stove, tree removal in the backyard to give more light, and inspection/cleaning of furnace and water heater. The roof was replaced 6 years ago. Great proximity to Confederation Park, SAIT, North Hill shopping, Jubilee Auditorium,

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Welcome to an extremely well cared for, only 2nd owner, upgraded and fully developed DETACHED infill home. Featuring a total of over 1800sqft of high-quality living space, three bedrooms, 3 full baths, located on a private and a low maintenance yard, in a quiet inner-city location for under $475K.

 

The upgraded features include, onsite finished and gorgeous real maple hardwood flooring, modern European white kitchen cabinets and a slate-covered breakfast bar, vaulted ceilings, newer 4-piece ensuite and a custom double sink quartz counter, walk out 3rd level from a huge family room to the sunny south rear yard and large double garage. The fully finished lower level a 3rd bedroom and a large storage room. This a great starter home or perfect for

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Like every other long weekend since March, people are looking for staycation ideas where they can get out of the house but keep safe and follow Alberta Health Guidelines. Here are some tips for this September long weekend to help you take a deep breath before school begins: 

The Town of Nanton: "You might also want to consider heading over to Nanton, one of the hidden gems in Alberta. There is a Bomber Command Museum that has beautifully-preserved vintage aircrafts on display. You’ll also want to visit the town’s candy shop which stays open for winter visitors and has sweet treats that you won’t find everywhere" (Calgary Living Magazine). There are also some incredible antique shops in Nanton!

Fairmount Palliser Hotel: "If you’ve ever had an

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