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By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Buying you first home is a very exciting process, but not an easy one! There are many steps involved, qualifying and securing a mortgage, searching for the right home within your budget, negotiating the price, until closing the deal! Few first time home buyers know how to deal with all that and t...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Top companies CEO's are increasingly embracing the social media platforms like Facebook in their businesses, saying that it will replace the more traditional email and phone when it comes to a faster, barrier-free communication with their customers and employees, according to an article in Calgar...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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This Gorgeous, upgraded 4 bedrooms home in Harvest Hills is now conditionally sold!! Some of the upgraded features in this lovingly maintained home include, new roof (2010), newer windows and cork flooring. This home is fully developed on all levels and has a double detached & heated garage as we...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Southeast Calgary hosts 7 lake communities. Here is a list of them: Lake Bonavista: Was the first community in Canada to include a man made lake. Established in 1967 with a 52-care lake. Midnapore: Home to a number of historic buildings like the two early 20th century churches and the Lacomber Re...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Devonian Gardens is undergoing a major upgrade nowadays by the City of Calgary. This popular attraction, located in the fourth floor of TD square in downtown Calgary, is one of the largest indoor parks in the world. The Gardens that were closed in 2008 are scheduled to reopen to public this summe...

By Cody Battershill, ABR. CCS. Calgary REALTOR
(RE/MAX House of Real Estate)
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Vogue condos are an up and coming development by th LaCaille Group. Vogue will appeal to all people from all walks of life with a variety of floor plans, bottom floor commercial and retail spaces and more! For more information on this new development, check out Vogue Condos in Calgary.

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Home buyers are advised to plan ahead to cover the costs associated with buying a home, so they will not be faced with any surprises when it is time to close!  Thanks to the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB), we've got a list of the up-front costs of which you'll need to be aware: Mortgage Loan In...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Radon is considered the second cause of lung cancer in Canada after smoking!  And while there are no areas in the country that are radon free, levels do vary significantly, according to the results released March 2012 by Health Canada Survey of radon concentration in homes. Radon is a colorless, ...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Eight new showhomes were opened in Mahogany last week. The new models are built by Jayman MasterBuilt, Sabal Homes, Stepper Custom Homes and Trico Homes.   Sabal homes is offering new laned homes range between 1,300 and 1,800 sq ft with a price starts with $337,360 in the Lakeland Collection of M...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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When shopping for a mortgage most buyers are interested only in finding the lowest rate lenders can offer!  While this is important, our advice is not to overlook the other mortgage features that could save you thousands of dollars and help you become mortgage free faster! The most important mort...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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The residential sales activity in Calgary for April is the highest nationwide. According to a report  released by CREA last Tuesday.The total sales for April reached 2208, a stunning 26% increase over the 1751 sales in April last year. February and March showed the same trend as well this year. M...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Two celebrations this year will keep Calgary full of events and activities:The first one is the recognition of Calgary as Canada's Culture Capital for 2012. The kick off took place April 4th, followed by the Sweet City Opening earlier this month. Many activities are planned for the year, it will ...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Summer is just around the corner, and for parents who live in Auburn Bay it is time to take advantage of many programs offered for kids by the Auburn Bay residents association. You might want to act quickly and register online May 16 to secure a place for your child in one of these popular summer...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Hopewell group of companies revealed the name of it's newest community in Southeast Calgary,  Hotchkiss residential community. It was named after Harley Hotchkiss, the former Calgary Flames owner and businessman. The 210 acre site will host about 1,500 dwelling and 3,700 residents. The constructi...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Mahogany is a new community in Southeast Calgary. It is a home to the largest fresh water lake in the city. Housing sales officially started in 2008. 49 single family homes were sold in Mahogany between 2009 and 2011: 2009 sales :  9 2010 sales : 132011 sales:  27  2012 sales between January and ...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Happy Mother's Day to all moms and grandmas in the world!! Wish you a very warm and fun day, full of flowers, gifts and a lot of loved ones!!! Calgary Home Team

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Choosing your real estate agent is critical when you make the decision to buy or sell your home. If your agent is not good enough then, I am afraid to say, it might cost you a lot,  both in terms of time, and money!! We all agree that buying a home is one of the biggest investments one can make i...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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Demand for single family homes in Cranston increased between January and April 2012 to 125 sales compared to 79 sales same period last year.  April reported  the highest number with 49 sales compared to only 18 in 2011! January:     No.of Sales: 19         Average Sale Price: $427,376        Medi...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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This spring turned out to be a very hot one for home builders in Calgary as they try to keep up with the increased demand for housing in the city, and to compensate for the decline in the active residential resale listings! CMHC has just released its Preliminary Housing Starts Data, and the numbe...

By Ryan & Sheri MacDonald, Calgary Home Team
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New Brighton, a community in the the southeast part of Calgary, has a lot to offer its residents! Located east of Deerfoot trail with an easy access to downtown, this community has an open green space with 12 acre lake, an architecture inspired by the English Countryside, and an intranet that ena...

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