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Have you ever been on Google, searching 'Calgary Real Estate' and noticed the suggestion "Calgary Real Estate MLS" and wondered what MLS® meant? You're not alone!

MLS®? If you're not familiar with the term, you're not alone! Recently we hosted a seminar for first time home buyers in Calgary and one of the first questions asked was "What does MLS® stand for / mean, and why do I always keep hearing it" which is a great question, and a great reminder to always be mindful of your audience. When you're in any industry, acronyms and industry terms become common lingo without the thought that consumers and individuals, who are not in the industry, may be unfamiliar with those terms. 

The very short answer is that MLS® represents the term Multiple Listing

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Inglewood Real Estate

Inglewood Real Estate

Your local neighborhood Inglewood REALTORS® are here to assist with navigating the Inglewood  housing marketplace! If you're selling a property or you wish to buy a property in Inglewood, you should speak with a knowledgeable Inglewood real estate agent who knows the market, trends, and how to identify great deals, bad deals, and opportunities.

Dubbed by us a ''Hip and Historic" neighborhood. The community of Inglewood has a number of homes in Inglewood that have been lovingly renovated and updated through the years to reveal the ideal mixture of old and new. As a result, homes in Inglewood are incredibly popular amongst young professionals, those seeking a mixture of home ownership, with incredible access, amenities, and

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Thank you! We've had an incredible year of growth, goal crushing, and wanted to simply thank our amazing clients, friends, colleagues, and family, who have helped make this year so great! With Renee Huse of MMG Mortgages we've booked the Globe cinema on December 1st, 2018 from 3-5 pm for our annual December client appreciation event! 

Kick off the Holiday Season on the right foot and join your friends from Remax First, Real Estate Partners and MMG Mortgages for a private viewing of Home Alone at the historical Globe Cinema in Calgary.This is a free, family event and all guests will be treated to popcorn and drinks while we enjoy the show! Grab your free tickets now to reserve your spot!

To sign up for this event, just click here 'Free Calgary Real

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Remax Fist Calgary

It is with great pleasure and excitement that the Real Estate Partners with Re/Max First announce the brokerages latest partnership with Kingston Lane!

Re/Max First, which is located conveniently at #115 8820 Blackfoot Trail SE in Calgary is the first Re/Max brokerage to be launched in Canada, in 1975, since then the brokerage has evolved and continued to set the standard for Re/Max across Canada, with the brokerage winning the prestigious brokers of the year award in 2017. Re/max First holds an annual mandatory meeting every year for agents to bring them up to speed with compliance on FINTRAC (financial tracking forms) as well as Co-Broker Owner Cliff Steven gave a glimpse of new offerings and what was to come in the meeting saying:

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Welcome home! This 2 story Townhouse located in the heart of Newport Landing is move in ready! With Natural light throughout, the large main living room with fire place, open concept kitchen and breakfast bar is perfect for entertaining family and friends!(New carpet coming soon!) Upstairs you'l find the massive master bedroom (17x13) with Walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom, as well a second bedroom (13x12). The wide open large basement is untouched and ready to be developed! Attached garage with additional parking on pad and private back deck With all ameneties just a minutes walk away like Vivo rec centre, public library, 2 hockey rinks, schools, parks/pathways, public transit. Dont miss this opportunity! Call for your private viewing today!

 

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Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, this well-maintained house features over 2,600 sq. ft. of developed living space and a walk-out basement. Upon entering this home you will be greeted with a spacious foyer and den/office. Hardwood floors extend from the front door and into the well laid out kitchen which features stainless steel appliances and a two-tiered island. Upstairs you will find three good sized bedrooms and an open office nook. The master bedroom receives plenty of light and features a 4 piece en-suite as well as a spacious walk-in closet. The basement has an extra bedroom, a full bath and a large, bright living space perfect for family gatherings. The exterior of the home boasts a main floor deck and plenty of backyard space for your recreation

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3712 54 Av Sw | Lakeview  

 

 

 

This gorgeous bungalow in the heart of Lakeview has been renovated head to toe! Offering a fully finished 3 +1 beds and 2 baths, plus a detached garage on a quiet street close to schools & parks. Beautiful hardwood flows through the main with tile in the entrance, kitchen & bathroom. The kitchen features 2-tone cabinets, stainless appliances, crisp white subway tile & quartz counters. 3 spacious bedrooms upstairs plus a 5-pc bath with tiled tub surround, dual vessel sinks & quartz counters. Downstairs you will find a fully finished basement with rec & family room with stunning fireplace & built-ins, bar area, full bath with huge tiled shower & freestanding tub, and large 4th bedroom. Plenty of storage

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In case you didn't know, Cannabis legalization is less than 10 days away. Many Calgary Home owners, renters, and those in condominiums, are wondering how this will impact the Calgary Real Estate laws, insurance, and rights of landlords and tenants. 

Cannabis Legalization and Calgary Real Estate 

First things first, to dive a little into the boring side of it, Bill C-45 'the Cannabis Act' is scheduled to become in effect on October 17th, 2018. This will provide Canadians the ability to legally possess, grow, and consume cannabis for recreational purposes. Bill C-45 will provide the ability for provinces to create additional regulations, this includes real estate, and this is where we'll dive into the…
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Four successful habits that Top Calgary Real Estate Agents possess

Top Calgary REALTORS 

1. Consistency 

Whether it's their marketing plan, client follow up, or customer service, consistency is vital! The best Calgary real estate agents are consistent in all their efforts. Starting with marketing, agents who follow a plan, stick to it, and deliver consistent results. This isn't just for client services or marketing, but lead generation as well, agents who dabble here and there in various advertising platforms, or those who try to jump from pillar to pillar without mastering one will have a hard time gaining traction in attracting and landing qualified leads. 

Our team has a process and procedure in place for every aspect of the business, from handling showing

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Calgary homeowners biggest fears unveiled!

With Halloween right around the corner, we wanted to get started early with the spooky side of home ownership! Based on the 100+ Calgary home owners we surveyed, we've uncovered the four biggest fears that homeowners have, along with a special Halloween edition where we polled Calgary home owners, and asked what their biggest 'Halloween style' home owner fear would be, continue reading below to find out what our polled home owners voted, and sound off in the comments with what your biggest fear would be! 

 

 

 

Fire Damage 41% 

The single biggest fear for our polled home owners was fire and fire damage. According to HomeAdvisor.com, the average cost to repair damages to a home resulting…
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