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JUST LISTED - 243005 MORGANS ROAD, MORGANS RISE, SPRINGBANK

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CALGARY- DEFINING LUXURY

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Kathleen Renne

Opulence, extravagance, and splendour are words typically used to describe homes of the rich and famous. Those words also apply to Calgary with its fair share of what are considered luxury dwellings.

Historically, Calgary’s luxurious locales have been inner-city neighbourhoods like Britannia, Mount Royal and Rideau Park – established areas characterized by large lots and large homes with unique architecture and proximity to the downtown core.

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Calgary Relaxation Permits - Kahane Law

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126 EMERALD BAY DRIVE, SPRINGBANK

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An amazing waterfront 2 acre lot available at Emerald Bay Drive, Springbank. See the video below. C4123000

ADT SECURITY- KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE WHILE YOUR AWAY

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Like most of us, you wonder if your home is safe whenever you’re away. Leaving for a long vacation or a short weekend getaway? In addition to your security system, these steps will help protect your home and ensure your peace of mind.

CALGARY HOUSING MARKET UPDATE- CREB

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HOUSING MARKET UPDATE
By CREB on Jul 7, 2017

Watch CREB® president David P. Brown and chief economist, Ann-Marie Lurie, as they discuss housing market influencers from Q2 and the month of June.

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PREPARING TO SELL YOUR CALGARY HOME–KITCHEN FLOORING

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Tips for your floor-fixing

If you have noticed certain flaws in your home’s flooring – due to wear and tear, spills etc – there are certain economical solutions which you could try without having to go all the way to new floors.

 You could even try using nail polish with a shade that resembles the colour of the tile to cover up with scratches. It is always best to have spare tiles safely stored away – after all, problems may crop up which simple glue or nail polish may not be able to fix.

Laminate flooring is strong and durable, you could use floor fillers provided by the manufacturer to fix the scratches. For marks left by furniture, you could use nail polish remover. If the marks are a little too stubborn, you could try using a pencil eraser. If it’s vinyl flooring, you could use a spare piece of vinyl and sand it to produce a little powder. Mix clear nail polish with this powder and apply it on the burns in vinyl flooring.

If you are planning on selling your home in the near future, and you feel that flaws in the flooring may be beyond economical floor-fixing, you could consider re-flooring. However, you do not need to re-floor the entire house, but only a few key areas. However, while you do go for re-flooring the key areas, do not try to attempt cost-cutting by compromising on quality.

Re-flooring key areas of your home are one of those few home improvement projects which come with high chances of recouping the costs of investment. For the other areas of the house, you could go for simple and economical floor-fixing.

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Is Calgary the next property hot spot for foreign buyers?

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Alberta’s fortunes, and Calgary’s in particular, could soon change. Or at least that’s what the real estate industry is hoping, now that non-residents who buy homes in Vancouver and Toronto face a 15 per cent tax. “I do think that foreign investors who want to invest in Canada will shift to Calgary, lured by the most attractive returns in the country,” Buss says. 

Creb Video: Calgary May 2017 Home Sale Stats

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Here is the latest Creb video explaining the May 2017 market

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PICK A CALGARY NEIGHBORHOOD THAT HAS PRIDE IN ITSELF

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IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO BUY - PICK A Calgary NEIGHBORHOOD THAT HAS PRIDE IN ITSELF 


PICK A CALGARY NEIGHBORHOOD THAT HAS PRIDE IN ITSELF 

If you are looking for that new home, always check out the neighbourhood – or one that you can see has pride of ownership. Here are some things to look for:

  • People who have pride in their homes. Take a walk around the neighbourhood, get familiar with it. Looking at the homes, do you get a sense that people take good care of them? Are the yards looking good, with lawns mowed, landscaping trimmed and flowers planted? Remember homeowners are more likely to look after their properties when they like where they are living.
  • Home Improvements. What about homeowners spending money fixing their homes? Maybe they are getting their driveways re-done or putting in new windows. This is a clear indication that homeowners like the area enough to invest in their properties.
  • Recent  Home Sales. Is the neighbourhood in demand from buyers, and are the prices steady with homes selling quickly? If people want to live there, it's a desirable area.
  •  Retailers Setting Up. What about businesses are they investing in the area? Is there an increase in the number of upscale shops, health clubs, restaurants, and other commercial enterprises that often locate near desirable neighbourhoods?
  •  Community Events. Another good sign is a community activity. Look at the lifestyle of the area. Are there neighbourhood picnics, garage sales and other get-togethers? Go onto Facebook and if the neighbourhood you are interested in has a community page!
  • City Improvements. Has the City got plans for the area? Have there been road improvements done, or are there any major construction projects coming up, new schools or maybe a community centre?

 

  • We are always here to advise you on the best neighbourhoods, and give you the information on past home sales and those currently on the market.

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Stewart J. Lowe & Associates
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202 5403 Crowchild Trail
Calgary AB T3B 4Z1
Direct: 403-850-0669
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