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$1,125,000  C4123000

2 acres with City Sewer & Water Co-op connections

JUST LISTED : 5220 MONTALBAN AVE. NW

by Stu Lowe & Lora Greco

WHAT A RARE FIND! With over 3500sq.ft. of living space this incredible family home is a showcase of quality craftsmanship beyond compare. Amazing features include upgrades through-out all levels with 9’ & 10’ ceilings, limestone tile, gleaming oak hardwood flooring and solid core doors just to name a few. Enter through the grand Foyer to an open concept main level that showcases the spacious Dining and Living Room area, with French doors opening onto a South facing balcony. The beautiful gourmet Kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counters and top of the line Bosch appliances makes it a perfect entertainment area. The upper level boasts a bright Bonus Room and an exquisite Master Retreat featuring a great view from its vast windows and private balcony. This is complemented by a luxurious Ensuite with soaker tub, walk-in shower and a huge custom built walk-in closet. Upstairs Laundry, 4pc Bathroom and 2 spacious Bedrooms complete the picture. The lower level features heated tile flooring and finished with a Media Room, a full Kitchen, center island and a 3pc Bathroom.The backyard is built for relaxing and entertaining, with low maintenance tiered areas, completely fenced and even room for a lovely flower garden. The rear storage building could be converted back into a double garage and is alongside a double parking concrete pad. This sought after location is just minutes away from public transportation, shopping, Children’s Hospital, U of C, parks and pathways with easy access to Downtown.

Lora Greco & Stu Lowe Real Estate Professionals Inc 

HELP WITH BASIC FURNITURE ARRANGEMENTS -

by Stu Lowe & Lora Greco


Many of you are well aware about what kind of furniture you want in your home. However, most people are not very knowledgeable about the correct arrangement of furniture. Let us look at the basics of furniture arrangement.

So before choosing furniture for a room here is what you need to do. Take a good look at it and the functions that you would like it to perform. These functions will decide the furniture. Do remember that more furniture will occupy more space, and can also make rooms look cramped. So it will make sense to go for furniture which effectively serves all your needs without occupying all your space.

Try to have a focal point in every room, years ago it was always the fireplace, things have changed a little but try to arrange the furniture looking at how the focal point is placed. While arranging furniture in the room, start with the biggest pieces of furniture first and try and avoid placing furniture against the walls.

As far as symmetrical and asymmetrical arrangements are concerned, just remember this simple rule – symmetry is suitable for formal rooms while asymmetry is suitable for a more relaxed and informal setting.

One of the most important factors to consider while arranging furniture is the flow of traffic. The furniture should in no way be a barrier for movement from room and room and restrict flow.  Also furniture should be so placed that the traffic flow does not come in the way of activities like watching television.

Knowing the basics of furniture arrangement can be very useful, but if the proportions of your rooms and the floor plan are flawed, then you may not get the best results despite all your efforts.

It is evident that the arrangement of furniture is as important as the choice of furniture, because the wrong placement of even the best piece of furniture makes it a liability.

We can arrange a consultation with our stager should you need help.

 

A message from the Institute

Members of The Institute who hold the CLHMS designation ( Stewart J Lowe, Calgary, and Area) have successfully documented performance in the TOP 10% of their markets, and have successfully demonstrated their expertise in the luxury home and estate market.

Recognized as the mark of accomplishment in luxury markets around the world, the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation assures affluent buyers and Home selling guide that the agents who have earned it have the knowledge, experience, competence, and confidence they require.

*Stewart J Lowe has been a Guild Member since January 7th 2010

The Truth about Thermal Imaging

There are many misconceptions about the use of thermal imaging and so I wanted to give you an overview of what thermal imaging actually is. What it isn’t and how it can provide value if the thermal scan is performed accurately.  

Thermal imaging is one of THE BEST ways to detect the number one cause of damage to a property – which is water. Water damage unattended can result in structural problems, mould, and more; leaving you with an unplanned costly repair. It is vital to detect any potential water problems as early as possible.


Andrew Galler - Mortgage Alliance

by Stu Lowe & Lora Greco

The Bank of Canada left its trendsetting overnight rate unchanged at 1.25%. There are many names for this rate including the benchmark rate and key interest rate, so it can be confusing. Whatever it is called, this rate influences bank prime rates upon which variable rate mortgages and lines of credit are priced.

Bank governor, Stephen Poloz, announced the rate would be unchanged citing uncertainly over trade further stoked by this week’s U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum. While broad strength in Canada and the global economy may have justified a rate increase, caution over a potential trade war warranted a wait-and-see approach.

Existing borrowers with variable rate mortgage and lines of credit have a reprieve and new applicants are seeing significant discounts for variable rate mortgages as lenders compete for business.

Andrew Galler

Mortgage Associate
Cell: 403-771-0134

Andrew@gallermortgages.com

A BUMPY ROAD TO RECOVERY - CREB MARCH 2018

by Stu Lowe & Lora Greco

A BUMPY ROAD TO RECOVERY

By CREBMar 9, 2018

Calgary housing market prices hold, but sales fall.

Watch CREB® president Tom Westcott as he recaps the key influencers that shaped the market in February.

 

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3D WALKTHROUGH - 224 6A STREET, BRIDGELAND

by Stu Lowe & Lora Greco

3D WALKTHROUGH FOR 226 6A STREET BRIDGELAND

​MLS# C4165451

COMING SOON - 224 & 226 6A STREET, BRIDGELAND

by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

31090 MORGANS VIEW, MORGANS RISE, SPRINGBANK - NEW PRICE

by Stewart J Lowe & Associates

New Price: 4 Bedroom, 2 Acres, Quad Garage, Amazing Mountains Views.Morgans Rise Home C4162603 $2,450,000.


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202 5403 Crowchild Trail
Calgary AB T3B 4Z1
Direct: 403-850-0669
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