Calgary Bowness Montgomery Real Estate Home News | Page #2

Attention Renovation Enthusiasts!

Unveiling for the first time, a fantastic opportunity in one of Calgary's most coveted lake communities - a 1,200 sqft, fully developed bi-level boasting a total of four bedrooms. Located just a stone's throw from the lake, this property is a true gem in a prime location.

The long-time owner has showered this home with love and care, yet it's time for some cosmetic updates to bring out its full potential. Throughout the main floor, you'll find beautiful hardwood flooring, complemented by light oak kitchen cabinets that add a touch of timeless elegance to the kitchen.

As you descend to the lower level, a beautiful brick feature fireplace takes center stage, complete with a wood stove insert for added warmth…

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In the competitive world of Calgary real estate, standing out from the crowd is crucial when selling your home. While granite countertops and walk-in closets have long been the norm, buyers are increasingly seeking unique and unexpected amenities that set a property apart. 

Here are some unusual home features that pay off big time when it comes time to sell your home:

1. Secret Rooms and Hidden Passageways: There's something inherently intriguing about a hidden room or secret passage within a home. Whether it's a concealed home office, a wine cellar behind a bookshelf, or a hidden playroom for children, these covert spaces can add an element of surprise and delight for potential buyers.

2. Home Theater and Gaming Rooms: With the rise of…

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Attention Builders! Exceptional Development Opportunity Awaits

The seller has given the green light, and the plans and permits are primed for two opulent and prestigious three-story semi-detached infills. Situated on an expansive 50x120 R-C2 lot, this location offers the rare advantage of accommodating front-drive attached garages, as per the approved drawings attached, setting the stage for a truly exclusive development within the area.

Currently, the property consists of an older up/down duplex with two lower illegal one-bedroom suites. While these units are in need of some tender loving care, they continue to generate substantial income while you await the commencement of your new project. (Please note that the pictures were taken when the…

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Here are some highlights from the Calgary Real Estate Board's latest report:

  • "Sales reached another record high in September with 2,441 sales" (The Calgary Real Estate Board).
  • "Year-to-date sales are... nearly 12 per cent lower than last year's levels" (The Calgary Real Estate Board).
  • "The sales-to-new listings ratio [fell] to 76 per cent, preventing further monthly declines in inventory levels" (The Calgary Real Estate Board).
  • "The months of supply has remained relatively low at less than two months" (The Calgary Real Estate Board).
  • "The unadjusted residential benchmark price was $570,300, similar to last month and nearly nine per cent higher than last year" (The Calgary Real Estate Board).

You can read their full report by…

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Endless Potential Awaits!

The owners humbly ask for your understanding as they are currently amidst a move. Brace yourself for an exciting project that's ripe for the taking, ideal for those with a knack for DIY and a vision for transformation. Presenting a fully developed three-bedroom, four-level split in a superb Bowness location.

This 1979 DETACHED infill home is surrounded by all-new infills, creating a dynamic and evolving neighborhood. It's strategically positioned, a mere half block from the Bow River (an area unaffected by flooding), the Bow River pathways, and scenic Bowness Park. As you step inside, you'll immediately notice the main floor's stone fireplace and vaulted ceilings, setting the stage for the many unique features that…

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Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude, enjoy delicious food, and gather with loved ones. While the traditional turkey dinner is a beloved staple, why not infuse some creativity into your Thanksgiving celebration this year? Whether you're hosting a gathering or enjoying an intimate holiday, here are some unique and creative Thanksgiving celebration ideas to make this year's holiday truly memorable.

  1. Global Thanksgiving Potluck: Celebrate the diverse flavors of the world by organizing a global potluck. Invite your guests to prepare dishes from different cuisines. From Indian curries to Mexican tamales or Italian pasta, this culinary adventure will introduce new flavors and create a delightful cultural exchange.
  2. Outdoor Picnic Feast:…

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Happy October, Calgary!

Here are some of the fun events to check out around the city this month:

October 1-31 Pumpkins After Dark
October 1-7 Halloweekends at Calaway Park
October 1-18 Calgary Ghost Tours
October 1-21 Crocodile Rock: The Legend of Elton John
October 3 Naloxone Training and Opiate Awareness
October 4 BCA Planning & Development Committee Meeting
October 5-29 The Burton Bar
October 7-December 17 The Wizard's Den Magical Pop-Up
October 8 The Allstate Soccer Show
October 9 Thanksgiving Day
October 11 Energy Efficient Future Workshop
October 11-15 Imaginarium by Wordfest
October 13 The Calgary Stampeders: Day of The Dino
October 13 Rocky Mountain Food & Wine Festival
October 14-22 Ghost Tea at Heritage Park
October 21 Karen's Diner on Tour
October 21…

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Welcome to a meticulously preserved gem, cherished by long-time owners. This three-bedroom, fully developed four-level split is nestled on a meticulously manicured and generously wide 60ft (R-C1) lot in the heart of Bowness.

The home is situated in a truly spectacular and peaceful location, offering picturesque views of Canada Olympic Park, while overlooking a delightful tot lot and green space. This original character house retains many of its pristine original finishes. The three bedrooms on the upper level provide comfortable living spaces, and the main floor is adorned with gorgeous hardwood flooring. The dining and living areas seamlessly lead to a generously sized raised deck through patio doors. The third level features a walk-out, and a…

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Attention all builders and developers, your opportunity has arrived!

This property occupies a prime inner-city location, making it an ideal candidate for redevelopment. Situated on an expansive 50x120 R-C2 lot, it's just a few blocks away from the Bow River and the river bike path system, Bowmont Park, and the off-leash area (an area that remained unaffected during past flooding incidents). While the owner currently occupies the property part-time, it is mostly vacant, presenting a range of possibilities. The house itself is quite rentable, offering potential income while you plan for future development. It's also a suitable option for first-time homeowners who might be interested in moving into this charming two-bedroom cabin.

The fantastic…

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The process of buying a home is not merely a financial transaction; it's a deeply psychological journey. Our choices in selecting a place to call home are influenced by emotions, experiences, and personal values. Understanding the psychology behind home buying can help both buyers and sellers navigate this significant life event with greater insight and success.

  1. Emotional Connection: When looking for a home, emotions often play a dominant role. Buyers seek properties that resonate with them on a personal level. It's not just about finding a structure with the right number of bedrooms and bathrooms; it's about finding a place that feels like "home."
  2. The "Dream Home" Fantasy: Many homebuyers have an idealized vision of their dream home. This…

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