C4183355 : Just Listed

By on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Improve your lifestyle only minutes away from DT Calgary. Enjoy the benefits Charleswood has to offer. Centrally located close to the U of C, numerous schools, shopping, LRT, parks, biking paths, golf, Foothills Hospital, Childrenu2019s Hospital with quick access to major routes. Charleswood is a family community surrounded by parks for all ages. This newly […]

Prices remain steady in Calgary Housing

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 in Inside Scoop. No Comments

 Calgary Housing Market May 4, 2018 Prices remain steady, but struggles in Alberta’s economy continues to weigh on the housing market.The easing sales trend persisted through April in Calgary’s housing market.  Changes in the lending industry and a challenging economic recovery are weighing on Calgary’s housing market sales activity. Supply levels have not adjusted to […]

Finding the Perfect Home

By Claudette Coutts on Friday, April 6th, 2018 in Home Buyers. No Comments

Finding the Perfect Home…. Finding the perfect home can be a challenge. Here are a few tips to help you have a better experience. Go for the long haul, imagine living in the home 5 -7 years. Staying in place will save you a significant amount in closing and moving costs. It will also give […]

Renovation or Relocation?

By Claudette Coutts on Friday, April 6th, 2018 in Renovate or relocate?, Tips for Home Owner. No Comments

Renovation or Relocation? The decision to either renovate or relocate comes down to your financial situation, emotional attachment to your home, and ultimate real estate goals! Anyone who has gone through a renovation of any kind can tell you it can be one of the most stressful experiences on the home front. There are worries […]

Spring Cleaning??? FREE pickup – Donate Household items

By Claudette Coutts on Friday, April 6th, 2018 in General, Tips for Home Owner. No Comments

Donate your unwanted items to Habitat for Humanity and get a FREE pickup. Donate used household furniture, household items, appliances, or  building materials that you no longer need or want. Its that time of year again ! Spring fever and the “Nesting instinct” motivates us to go through our homes and do some spring cleaning to remove […]

The RIGHT neighbourhood to call HOME

By Claudette Coutts on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 in Home Buyers. No Comments

Finding the right neighbourhood to live in requires some key elements. It’s a well-worn phrase in real estate. Location, location, location! Truer words were never spoken when it comes time for families who are on the hunt for a new neighborhood and home. Depending on the age of their children, families may look specifically for a […]

Calgary Calendar of Events 2018

By Claudette Coutts on Friday, March 23rd, 2018 in Calgary Events Spring and Summer 2018, News. No Comments

SPRING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES – 2018 MARCH 20 – APRIL 22, 2018 Journey of a Lifetime | Heritage Park A train so powerful it pulled the nation forward. Journey of a Lifetime, presented by BMO Financial Group, shares the stories of the people, places and triumphs involved in the westward migration of the early 20th century – the […]

Spring thaw and Ice Damming

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 in Tips for Home Owner. No Comments

 Spring THAW & ICE Damming As the weather warms in Calgary with the coming of Spring, one issue that many home owners have to deal with at this time of year Ice Damming.   ICE DAMMING DEFINITION Ice damming is a ridge of ice that can be formed at the edge of a roof and […]

Sound principles in impact on pricing properties continues to be the story through CREB recovery – March 6, 2018

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 in Inside Scoop, Mortgages, Real Estate News. No Comments

Sound principles in pricing properties continues to be the story through the recovery. As expected the upbeat markets impact on prices from January failed to carry through February, seeing our total sale volume drop to 18% below February 2017’s sales numbers. The thoughts according to CREB’s chief economist, Ann-Marie Lurie, are “Housing market conditions are still […]

Prepare you Home to SELL on a Limited Budget

By Claudette Coutts on Saturday, January 27th, 2018 in General. No Comments

How to prepare your home to sell on a limited budget can be stressful and will require a hands-on approach.  If your budget is under $5000 the most efficient uses of your renovations dollars will depend on your home and your goals. If everything else has been upgraded you might want to address some odds […]