Explore Calgary, AB

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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A home-owner can be green and save money at the same time. Being environmentally friendly doesn't have to hurt the pocketbook. There are a number of different improvements that a homeowner can make to their home that can make that home more environmentally friendly and save money. Here are some i...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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A rent-to-own is a very specialized type of real estate agreement. For people who cannot obtain conventional financing, in the form of a mortgage, a rent-to-own agreement may be the only option to own a home. With any rent-to-own agreement, it is important that all the parties have their own comp...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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I have written previously about the opportunities out there for first-time home buyers. A recent article was written, espousing the benefits of investing in real estate, during a recession. I think that the interviewee has a lot of interesting information and advice to disseminate to investors th...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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It looks as though the months of double digit decreases in real estate sales are over. The most recent sales numbers, released by CREA, indicate a measured but significant positive outlook for the Calgary real estate market. Sales of single family homes rose 19 percent month-over-month, while sal...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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With an eye to the future, the City of Calgary is developing a plan to have more Calgarians living in mixed and mulit-unit dwellings. Calgary's current development strategy is no longer viable with increasing traffic congestion and energy and utility delivery costs. Currently, Calgary's populatio...

By Todd Terry
(RE/MAX Real Estate (Central))
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According to a recently published forecast by (CREA) Canadian Real Estate Association, Alberta is forecasted to fall by 8.8% and another 1.1% in 2010. The association said the average price in Alberta will dip to $321,900 from the recorded $352,857 in 2008. How accurate are they ? good question.....

By Kim Suecroft - Hanson
(Restage Inc.)
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Just got word from the homeowner the home I posted pictures on yesterday SOLD!!! It had been for sale for 6 months and just SOLD in 5 days after being staged!!! I love to see the awesome results. Needless to say we have another loyal customer!!! It's very gratifying to see the results - hard work...

By Kim Suecroft - Hanson
(Restage Inc.)
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We just finished staging this property. I have to say I was pretty happy with the end result. Feedback is always appreciated. I love the diversity of the houses we get to do - It's fantastic to be able to move beyond the tradional and go more modern. It also helps that this house is amazing on it...

By Marjorie, Doug & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(Engel & Voelkers Banff Canmore)
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Price Reduced $20,000 to be best-priced bungalow/ 2 car attached garage and developed basement. We have done the search and for a single family detached you won't beat this price! This home is a fresh and inviting bungalow on quiet cul-de-sac with totally finished walkout basement. Spa-inspired b...

By Marjorie, Doug & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(Engel & Voelkers Banff Canmore)
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This Saturday there will be free baloon rides for any one that makes a $5.00 donation to the Chestermere food bank.  The rides will be tethered and will go up 80 feet so you can get an idea of what a real hot air balloon ride would be like.  This will be if the weather cooperates and we have a ca...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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Whether you've finally decided to build that deck or pave that driveway, there is some information you need to know about building permits for the Calgary municipal area. Of course, all new buildings need a building permit, issued by the City of Calgary but for those who are adding additions or m...

By Bernice Dubon, Calgary Alberta Realtor
(RE/MAX First 403-607-9117)
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It's the end of April, and once again, there's snow on the ground in Calgary, which although everyone moans about it, it is entirely... entirely usual. Each year, as soon as the tulips have dared to stretch their way out of their garden beds, they can expect a fresh blanket of snow to cover them ...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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Due to the current economic climate, in Canada, there are an increasing amount of foreclosures and bankruptcies. However, for the home seller there may be another option besides foreclosure if the seller has or is about to default on their mortgage. A short sale occurs when the selling price is l...

By Bernice Dubon, Calgary Alberta Realtor
(RE/MAX First 403-607-9117)
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If you're a home buyer in Calgary, Alberta, the days of waiting for a price reduction on that home you've had your eye on are coming to an end.  In fact, they may even be gone.  Our mind set for the past 6 months has been that houses aren't selling, and prices keep dropping.  Not so.  In the past...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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I recently sold a property to a very nice elderly lady. I strictly represented the buyer and another agent and brokerage represented the property of an estate sale. When we originally viewed the vacant property is was in okay condition. You could tell that the floors had been washed and the fridg...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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Previously, I wrote a post (entitled Save Money Now) about the ways a person can save money if they are interested in upgrading or retrofitting a home with energy efficient materials and/or appliances. With a combination of federal government rebates and federal renovation tax credits, a person c...

By Inner Circle Imaging Virtual Tour and Photography
(Inner Circle Imaging Inc. )
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Virtual Tours are here to stay!  As most of us know the current potential buyer is increasingly turning to the Internet to weed through the numerous Real Estate listings and get a preview of a property. Traditionally these previews have been information driven; consisting of a handful of pictures...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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A flurry of recent articles about the Calgary real estate market have touted the increase in MLS sales and average home/condo prices. While year-over-year numbers remain down, there are reasons for optimism as first-time home buyers are recognizing the benefits of buying in this market and improv...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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With all of the incentives to renovate right now (government tax credit, low building costs, competition between contractors) you may be wondering what the 'best bang for your buck' is. Of course, if there is a project that you have in mind that will benefit you and your family and raise the comf...

By Lynn Meldrum
(Lynn Meldrum with Verico Canada First Mortgage)
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Below are the mortgage rates for today.    Lynn Meldrum , Mortgage Professional   Verico Canada First Mortgage Phone 1-403-554-9142 Fax  1-866-53-4235 Email  lynn@canadafirstmortgage.com                           Term Our Discounted Posted Bank Rate Adjustable Prime plus 0.80% Prime Plus 2 1 Year...

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