All Blog Entries by Ken Richter

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COVID-19 continues to bring business, schools and cities to a standstill as we practice safe social distancing in attempts to flatten the curve of this global pandemic. 

This week felt different for many Calgarians as we settled into a temporary new normal. At first being home from our regular daily activities felt like a fun snow day, a welcome chance to catch up on Netflix and sleep in. However, now people are starting to feel the anxiety the comes with knowing this isn't just a two week fix; this could be our reality for a number of months now. 

It is more important now than ever for people to follow Alberta Health Services advice on how best to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. Generally, the advice is simple: stay inside.


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Looking for ways to connect with and support your neighbours during these troubling times? Here are three suggestions:

1). If you're able bodied, offer to run an errand for your neighbour!

"The fewer of us out right now, the better, especially for older people and those with compromised immune systems at greater risk from the virus. If you’re young, healthy, and able, running an errand for a neighbour or someone in your community while you’re out is a super-specific, helpful way to give back. Since you don’t want to knock on their door, start by leaving a note with your cell number. Instead of saying “if there’s anything I can do to help, please let me know” try being more direct so they’re more likely to take you up on your offer: 'I’m going to

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Spring is slowly arriving, pushing through any fresh snow that dares to fall. Blossoms are appearing through the lingering frost and pavement is emerging under ice. Spring seems to happen slowly in Calgary, and then all at once. 

The start of a new season always ushers in a boost in the real estate market as people make not only seasonal, but physical transitions. Spring is no exception. In fact, it is one of the most popular times for both buyers and sellers to enter the market. Sellers finish their spring cleaning and put out 'for sale' signs, which prompts buyers to begin seriously searching for a new property, which prompts more 'for sale' signs. It is cyclical, and can be a competitive time in the market, but a lucrative one. 

If you're

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The world is experiencing an unprecedented pandemic right now as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to shut down schools, workplaces, cities and countries as a whole. We want to provide you with some helpful information as you go into your weekend wondering what you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to keep yourself and your loved one safe. 

What is the Coronavirus? "Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans." (World Health

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Legacy estate lot listed by the 2nd owner!! Very, very rare 100ft river frontage, 293ft deep, over 2/3 of an acre on beautiful Bow Crescent! This area of Bow crescent DID NOT flood & remains a highly desirable building lot or subdivide & build two estate homes.

The rarity of these lots you own title right to the waters edge or "high water mark"!! These exclusive deeded lots were created prior to the early 1900's right to the water act enabling the owners to own right to the high water mark of the river creating very very private estate lots!! The beautiful nature park, Bowmont Park, in all of it's natural splendor is directly behind & across the river creating a wildlife extravaganza! Gaze up the river from your new home in this very…
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Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone! We could all use a bit o' Irish luck these days. Here are some fun facts about everyone's favourite green holiday:

  1. St. Patrick's Day is an official holiday in Ireland! Banks, schools and businesses all shut down so they can celebrate this fun holiday.
  2. "Though we've come to associate kelly green with the Irish and the holiday, the 5th-century saint's official color was "Saint Patrick's blue," a light shade of sky blue. The color green only became associated with the big day after it was linked to the Irish independence movement in the late 18th century" (Mental Floss).
  3. "Guinness sales soar on St. Patrick's Day. Recent figures show that 5.5 million pints of the black stuff are downed around the world every
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Once again I am proud to announce RE/MAX Real Estate (Central) and my Individual Professional Accomplishments for 2019:

RE/MAX REAL ESTATE (CENTRAL) 2019 Achievements:

  • #1 RE/MAX Office in the World for Total Real Estate Sales Volume
  • Top 3 Contributing RE/MAX Office in Western Canada for the Children's Miracle Network program

KEN RICHTER 2019 Achievements:

  • The #1 Selling Bowness and Montgomery Area Specialist for over 25 Consecutive Years*
  • Top 3 Individual Agent** at RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), the #1 Total Sales Volume RE/MAX Office in 2019**
  • Top 75 Individual Agents in all of RE/MAX Western Canada**

*based on number of closed transactions **based on sales volume

THANK YOU to all of my valued clients. Your

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Welcome to this amazing, brand new, quality built modern infill handcrafted by a small independent "hands on" builder in an excellent Bowness location!! Just a short walk to 3 schools including the German Immersion School & Bowness High School only a few blocks away.

Over 2600 sqft of total developed living space in this wonderful bright & open floor plan, 9ft ceilings, total of 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathroom family home! The main floor features 3/4" inch thick gorgeous real hardwood maple floors, generous quartz island & high-end appliance package which completes the beautiful chef’s kitchen, convenient front den or home office, patio doors off the living room to the glass enclosed large private rear deck. Upstairs is highlighted by 3 generous…
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Are you looking for "Not Your Typical Cookie Cutter" type of infill?? Well then we have the perfect solution... builder/owner is very proud to present this very unique architecturally designed semi attached infill on a massive cornet lot.

In the heart of the inner city & close to all amenities including; a short walk to Bowmont nature park, the Bow river & off lease area, only a few mins to Market Mall, U of C, and two hospitals, a short commute to downtown and easy access west to the mountains. This unique fully developed 5 bedroom family home offers, 10ft ceilings on main floor, 9ft ceilings on lower & upper floors, sunny southwest open design on main floor, large kitchen incl. pantry & breakfast bar, quartz counters thru-out, cozy gas f/p in

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Montgomery goes upscale... Modern! Brand new 4 townhomes for sale attracting a fast paced carefree urban lifestyle! Approximately 1700sqft of upscale total living space. Amazing amount of large windows flood sunlight into all rooms of this four unit Chic Modern trending townhouse units.

Total of three bedrooms,3 & a half bathrooms(2 ensuites),cozy gas fireplace in living room, quartz counters thru out,lower recreation/media room, 3rd bdrm & 4-pce bath.High end $7000 appliance package as similar to show suite.All window treatments are included in this turn-key development.All units have patio/deck areas!! Trending NW inner city area close to shopping, local high end restaurants,only a short commute to downtown, U of C & 2 hospitals only minutes away

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