Calgary Real Estate News & Blog

property_brothersIf you have ever watched HGTV, you have seen the show the Property Brothers. Well, the Scott Brothers are looking for families in Calgary Alberta who have real dreams of turning their house into their forever home. If you are thinking of flipping the home, this isn't for you. This is all about having the home that you will want to live in forever and have plans on putting those design plans into action.

If you are in love with your neighbourhood, the area, amenities, and don't want to move but have plans on renovating your home, this could be your chance to have the home makeover of your dreams.

What you get out of this amazing opportunity:

  • Incredible design and renovation done by Jonathan, Drew and their amazing team.
  • A major renovation in
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honestdoor_comYes, you read that right. Honestdoor.com is a website and a startup in Edmonton, AB that uses artificial intelligence to share that data with the public. It is currently a free site that you can go onto and see what homes have sold for, what they believe it's valued for in today's market as well as the assessed property value history, past permits pulled and much more. They are currently showing properties located in Edmonton, Calgary, Cochrane Winnipeg and many more. Many real estate agents are typically fearful of these types of sites, but we here at Chamberlain Group think this is great. Here is our review on their site as of January 2020, and what they are providing. We will walk through the good and the bad and how you as a home buyer or seller in

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3704_58_ave_sw_home_for_saleToday we are headed to the incredible community of Lakeview. Lakeview homes sit in the incredible location right above the Glenmore Reservoir, overlooking some of the most beautiful landscapes of the city. This is an incredible community that you must consider and this is a real gem of a home and one that is worth crushing all over. With over 2,500 sq ft of renovated living space, you are sure to love this weeks #HomeCrush! 

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3704 58 Ave SW Calgary AB

Here is what we love about it:

  • Attention to details in this reno
  • Heated floors in the bathrooms
  • Location in Lakeview with the reservoir close by
  • That Kitchen... wow... :)  

List Price: $799,900

Listed By: Errol Biebrick of RE/MAX Real

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Here are some of Calgary's Hottest Homes on the market right now...

 

Today takes us to the incredible community of Altadore. You may have heard of the area of Marda Loop in Calgary, and Altadore makes up apart of that 'area'.

 

Take a look through and if there is anything that stands, let us know, schedule a tour and let's go check it out!

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realtor.caYou love Realtor.ca and you find yourself longingly looking at homes on this site multiple times a day. It really is a great way to dream and see what is out there for sale or what your neighbour’s home looks like inside. Am I right? And let’s be honest, it’s painful to use. We all know that, but here are 5 shocking truths about Realtor.ca that you need to be aware of.

To start off, Realtor.ca is the official site of the Canadian Real Estate Association and to be honest, it is just ok. Let’s take a look at why you need a better search experience.

Listings on Realtor.ca are Incomplete

There are a few important things that you will need when searching for a new home in Calgary that you cannot get access to on Realtor.ca. 

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Happy New Years everyone... Today we are headed to the SE community of Willow Park. Willow Park is an incredible community that you must consider. This is a real gem of a home and one that is worth crushing all over. With over 3,500 sq ft of living space and boasting a massive south facing lot, you are sure to love this weeks #HomeCrush! 

View this home today

619 Wilderness Dr SE

Here is what we love about it:

  • The Location and size of the lot
  • The upgrades are done very tastefully
  • Updated and renovated kitchen
  • South Facing Yard
  • Size of the backyard is incredible  

List Price: $1,044,900

Listed By: Darcy Brown of RE/MAX House of Real Estate

 

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Things to do in Calgary for January 2020

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There are so many amazing things to do in Calgary each and every month. This month takes us to places like the Ice Magic Festival in Lake Louise and the Calgary Renovation Show in the heart of downtown. Make sure to mark your calendars for some of this month's best events. Here we go!

Banff Snow Days

Banff National Park welcomes all for free snowy enjoyment in the heart of winter! The annual SnowDays celebration is a free 12-day event that hosts the best of winter activities every year. Come check out the snow sculpture competition in downtown Banff, the Ice Magic Festival, skate parties with DJ's, Tribute to Craft Spirts Festival and so much more. 

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A real unique home in Upper Mount Royal that you have got to see...This weeks #HomeCrush is a 4,613 sq ft character home that has 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and has the opportunity to purchase the lot beside it to own your own park next door.

View this home today

2707 Wolfe St SW

Here is what we love about it:

  • The Location and quiet street
  • Large Entertaining Home
  • SW Patio and Yard
  • Triple Garage
  • 1912 Built Character Home  

List Price: $1,785,000

Listed By: Karen J. Hagg of RE/MAX Realty Professionals

 

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closing_costs_albertaIf you are planning on selling your home or condo, there are closing costs in Alberta that you need to be aware of. Here is our quick guide to the majority of the costs of selling your home.

We’ve broken down this guide into 3 parts:

  1. Costs before listing your home
  2. Costs while your home is listed
  3. Costs before or on your possession

 

Costs Before Listing Your Home

Getting your home ready for sale when living in Alberta can be an enormous task for some, which also goes for the costs. If you are the type of person that keeps your home in great shape and are fixing and continually updating, not only will your costs and time to prep your home be lower but you could also see a greater return on your dollar. This is because your home is

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Here are some of Calgary's Hottest Homes on the market right now...

We wanted to take a look at what does $1,000,000+ get you in different areas of the city... What area of the city would you choose?

Bearspaw Acreages  vs   Cranston Luxury Homes   vs    Eau Clarie Condos

Take a look through and if there is anything that stands, let us know, schedule a tour and let's go check it out!

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