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Paint can make or break a room and if you are like most people you might be nervous about your paint selections. Picking the right colour is an extremely daunting task especially when you get to the paint store (We frequently have used and recommend Cloverdale in Calgary) and discover that ‘white’ or ‘grey’ have 100s of shades each. Just remember it is worth it!! The right execution can elevate a space from small, dingy and rough to clean, bright and fresh for a very minimal cost. Paint is probably the best investment you can make when getting ready to sell your home. Here are a few steps to make choosing the right colour less stressful, help with the process and ensure if you do make a mistake it keeps the time and costs to a minimum. 

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November 2021 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Back in September sales were STRONG and they're continuing to be red hot, the city of Calgary and surrounding areas markets continue to stay hot and in demand, with inventory continuing to battle the fast paced sales on the market.  

In November we saw over 2,000 sales across all property types, this is just shy of the previous record which was set in 2005. While some economists believe this to be dReal Estate Statistics in Calgaryriven by what's believed to be impending interest rate increases, the truth is, we really can't say for certain that this is the leading cause. Our country continues to open up for immigration, major cities in provinces like Ontario and British Columbia continue to demand housing prices and costs that are…

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September 2021 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

The headline for September real estate in Calgary? SALES REMAIN STRONG. CALGARY REAL ESTATE STATISTICS september 2021

The record for sales in September was set back in 2005 when Calgary witnessed some of it's most significant increases in value in the housing market. This month nearly reached this total with a combined (all property types) of 2,162 sales! This represents a year of year increase of over 26.7%. 

Chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie of the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®) said “While sales activity in the fall tends to be slower than in the spring months, the continued strong sales are likely being driven by consumers who were unable to transact earlier in the year when supply levels had not yet adjusted to demand,” 

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Storage options for Condominium owners

One of the biggest challenges condominium home owners face is finding enough storage space within their units.  While plenty of condominiums (especially newer builds) offer secured storage locker space, that isn't always a practical solution for everyone, and the challenges for finding balance and minimalizing clutter can often be difficult. 

Fear not! We're here to help! Here's a few solutions and storage hacks that are practical and stylish. 

Under Bed Storage

Purchasing a bed with storage beneath can be incredibly valuable for those with limited closet space in their bedrooms. It's a perfect option for those less used pieces of clothing that take up a lot of space (We're looking at you ugly Christmas sweaters) 

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Calgary New Build HousesThe question many homebuyers ask is whether they should get a newly constructed building or a resale property. Today we're digging into buyers who are seeking a new build home for sale in Calgary.

Buying a new house can be quite the experience for home buyers and is often described by many of our buyers early on as "nerve-racking". You want the best, you want to work with a trusted builder, and you want a good deal as well, right?

Below are a few things you should know when purchasing new construction in Calgary, there are both advantages and disadvantages of buying new homes and we unwrap these in detail below starting with the benefits.

Advantages of buying a newly constructed home

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One of Calgary's most popular destinations, Kensington features a large collection of trendy businesses including boutique shops, incredible restaurants, pubs with outdoor patios, some great coffee spots, very similar to Inglewood with it's own style and flavour. 

Kensington neighbourhood

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Our neighbourhood guide is built to give you an idea of this revitalization zone, which primarily runs along 10th Street Northwest and throughout Kensington Road. 

Kensington Neighbourhood Guide
  1. Kensington Introduction
  2. Real Estate in Kensington
  3. Lifestyle and Living in Kensington
  4. Schools in Kensington
  5. Events in Kensington

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If you're a dreamer, an HGTV'er, a DIY'er, or you rock a popping Pinterest board, chances are you have thought about owning an older character home, possible one that needs work, where you can roll up your sleeves and dive deep into a transformative renovation on a  charming old space.

What to Do When You are Searching for an Older Home in Calgary?

older construction homes in Calgary

First off, if you're looking for an older home in Calgary, you're going to begin your search through homes for sale located in the inner city of Calgary. Many of these original homes have architectural influences from before the 1900's' through the 20' 30's 40's and throughout the 60's, 70's, etc. In the inner city community of Sunnyside you can find homes built before 1910! Moving a bit further out…

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Best Infill REALTOR® in Calgary

 Dusko Sremac Infill REALTOR®

First off, let us cover some of the basics! 

What is an Infill Home?

If you're not familiar with real estate, or aren't in the industry, you may have never heard of the term "Infill"  Essentially an Infill is a new home (with many various styles) located on an old lot and is within a mature and existing established neighborhood. 

You'll find Infill homes in various communities within Calgary, we'll cover some of the best Infill neighborhoods within Calgary a little later on, but Infills are usually built when you have an older home that is typically on its last legs sold for the purpose of being torn down and developed as an Infill. This is because the location and value of the land is significant enough in…

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REALTOR® costs for buying and selling homes

So you’re thinking about buying or selling your home in Calgary, but haven’t gone through the process of utilizing a licensed REALTOR®, you may have inherited the property, are a first time buyer or seller, or have done transactions privately, and now you're wondering what a REALTOR® might charge for their services. 

First and foremost, fees are always negotiable and are not set in stone by any means. This means one agent or Calgary real estate team could charge differently from one another as they may offer more value or built in services than the other.  A common commission rate that you might hear about with listings is the 7 and 3 model, which means that a seller would pay $7,000 or 7% on the first…

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With over 5,000 agents in the Greater Calgary market, our team shows you some ways to help locate the best real estate agent or team that Calgary has to offer! Read below to see our tips for finding and hiring the best of the best.

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HOW TO FIND A TOP REALTOR® IN CALGARY

By the Real Estate Partners Team with Re/Max First | Your Top Calgary Real Estate Team 

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When it comes to selling or buying a property in Calgary, you must ensure that you’re working with the best real estate agent Calgary has to offer! This can come in the form of a team or an individual agent, but is ultimately an agent who is not only experienced in your area, but one who is always looking out for your best interests and can be trusted…

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