Calgary Real Estate Blog

From saving money on gas, to getting out of the city, we've compiled a list of must have apps for Calgarians! 

 

1. Pathways & Bikeways - Find your way around the city on foot or by bike with this great app from the city of Calgary.

Built to provide Calgarians with a convenient way to navigate the pathway and on-street bikeway system.

Download: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad - Android​

 

2. Find cheap gas near you! 

This crowd powered app allows you to quickly find cheap gas nearby! With a press of a button, you can find gas nearby with up to date prices, you'll have the ability to help out fellow deal seekers by inputting current gas prices as you visit locations! 

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703 Willingdon Boulevard South East 

 

 

This home sits on a massive corner lot and features over 2500 sq.ft of developed living space, unparalleled curb appeal, an oversized double attached garage, a triple detached garage, RV parking and a large south-facing backyard. The kitchen has been tastefully updated with stone counters, stainless steel appliances, pot-lights and plenty of cabinetry. The main floor living space features two family areas and a spacious dining room. Upstairs you will find a bright master bedroom with an ensuite and a large south-facing window. The upper level is rounded off with 2 more bedrooms and a 4 pc bath. Additional upgrades include vinyl windows, A/C, insulation and heating in the rear garage, and updated

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Selling your home is one of the most important steps in your life. This 9 step Calgary home seller system will give you the tools in your belt that you need to maximize your profits, keep control, and ultimately eliminate or reduce the stress that can sometime come with the home selling process in Calgary and surrounding areas. 

 

1. Knowing why you're selling, but keeping it to yourself, and your REALTOR.

The reasoning behind your decision to sell, will affect everything from setting a price, to deciding how much time and money to invest in getting your home ready for sale. Ask yourself, what's more important to you: the money you walk away with, or the length of time your property is on the market? Different goals can and often will dictate…
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2507 16a St SW

 This beautifully updated Bankview bungalow comes with over 1100 sq.ft of developed living space, 3 bedrooms, 9 foot ceilings on the main floor, and no condo fees! This home’s proximity to downtown will let you walk or bike to work and always be near vibrant 17th Ave. Upon walking in you will immediately notice the intricately detailed renovations and a spacious living room with a fireplace. Don’t let the square footage fool you, this home boasts a sizeable kitchen with granite counters, plenty of updated cabinetry, subway tile backsplash and enough room for a dining table. The master bedroom is ideally situated across from the nicely renovated main floor bath. The fully finished basement comes with two extra bedrooms, a full bath,

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Cliff Stevenson Re/Max First Broker named vice president of CREA.

As proud members of the greatest brokerage in the city of Calgary, Re/Max First is an office filled with dedicated and passionate REALTORS who strive to push the boundaries of real estate; through hard work, transparency, innovation, and integrity. This commitment to excellence is trickled down through the incredible leadership that the Re/Max First brokerage demonstrates on a day to day basis, encouraging a 'we' mentality and working towards a unified brokerage full of giving REALTORS who make a difference in their communities as well as their clients lives. An example of this giving mentality can be seen through the continued (100% commitment on our team and nearly 100% commitment

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WELCOME TO THE 'VISTA' Presented By The Real Estate Partners With RE/MAX First 4723 WAVERLEY DR SW

This tastefully updated bungalow features over 1,400 square feet of developed living space, newer flooring on the main level, a double garage and a large, south-facing backyard. Inside you will find a spacious living room with a gorgeous stone fireplace. The dining room easily seats eight, while the renovated kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances, an island, built-in pantry and plenty of cabinetry. The four piece bath has been fully remodeled with a new vanity and tile through-out. A good-sized master and a spare bedroom finish off the top floor. The fully finished basement comes with three more bedrooms, a cozy family room and a full bathroom

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Haysboro Calgary Community Profile

Haysboro is seen by many as one of the better communities in the city, in 2013 Haysboro landed in 4th place overall in Avenue Magazines best communities list, citing the robust spiriting in the community along with mature leafy trees. Haysboro is situated in the south west of Calgary, it's bordered by Heritage Drive to the north and Southland drive to the south, with Mcleod trail on the east and finally 14th street to the west. 

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Haysboro Calgary Housing Market

The District of Haysboro was once owned primarily by former mayor, prominent cabinet minister, and local politician Mr. Harry Hays all the way until 1956, the land at this point was then annexed back to the city of Calgary.

With a large mix of

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Were on a mission! Our brokerage throughout the years has donated over $1,000,000 To the children’s miracle network which directly benefits the Alberta Children’s Hospital. 

Re/Max First Childrens Miracle Network 


Yesterday during the RE/MAX First awards ceremony we had the privilege of hearing first hand, how these donations have helped local families and the impacts they’ve made, and that inspired us even more. Our goal was to raise $10,000 this year and were already getting close to that mark! So we’ve upped our goal, and are committed to putting our money where the miracles are, by bringing in $25,000 for the children’s miracle network this year! Through every transaction our team does we donate a portion of our commissions to the CMN! 


We’re very proud to be apart of a brokerage

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) lays out a plan to make the housing market affordable for all Canadians with a target date of 2030!

Recently the CMHC made some exciting announcements, and today we're putting a particular emphasis and focus on the new changes and upcoming plans to assist buyers emerging into the housing market and to provide an affordable home for all Canadians by 2030. 

The first thing to bear in mind is that these are not set nor solid plans, there could be changes, and there are factors including help from the government as well as the economy that will eventually see out whether this is a highly ambitious goal and it's ability to be achieved. 

Evan Siddal the president of the CMHC corporation was recently

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You're licensed, locked, loaded, and ready to go, but may find yourself wondering where to from the beginning, how to brand, start generating leads, and inevitably you're likely to run into some mistakes, we're here to give some guidance and tips on how to avoid common mistakes that new agents make when emerging into the real estate industry.  

 Calgary Real Estate Agent Mistkaes

1. Not selecting the right Calgary real estate brokerage.

Armed with your fresh new RECA License, the first step (and often first mistake) is not considering your options for a brokerage! In Calgary there are MANY options for brokerages, from your staple brands including Re/Max, Century 21, Maxwell, CIR, and Royal Lepage to emerging brokerages like Charles Real Estate, Redline Real Estate and Renzo

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