Calgary Real Estate Blog

Golf

Canmore condo golfing - banff springs condo golfing

Buy your banff Springs Condo and golf the Banff Springs golf course. Play a draw around the Rocky mountain elks that share the round with you.Rocky Mountain Golf They are a perfect gallery; never making a sound as you play that pressure put to win tee honors. You can buy today your Condo for sale in Canmore, and Golf Silvertip. Drive the short trip to Kananaskis Rocky mountain public golf course.This prestigious, world famous golf course is nestled in the paradise of the Rocky mountain village of Kananaskis. Call ahead and book your tee time. This is an experience you can enjoy at your leisure without the need of an expensive club membership. Golf at your leisure from your own nearby Condo.

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Lady Yellow

Lady in Yellow

Click on The lady in yellow and the Candyman

Try this

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Love at Home

Home in a Parachute

Check this out. Click on the picture. At home you have a loving parachute,in which you can float to the clouds at your leisure.

A parachute type wedding - Let's jump together

Click the Must Watch video on the board

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Stocks - Bonds

Buy Stocks Bonds - Sell Stocks Bonds

Todays Stock Market offers the possibility of making money on the stock market. But should you invest in Stocks? Or should you invest in Bonds? Let's ask the expert and CEO of Goldman Sachs,Lloyd Blankfein

Click on Walmart's Worst Day 

Then Click - Read it..

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Mortgages - Rates

Mortgages - Prime rates - Variable rates

Recent stock market uneasiness with the economy of the United States, points to prosperity; but with high interest rates. This means that although jobs are going to be secure;yet the possibility of the price of goods and services getting increasingly more expensive, is signaling higher interest rates. This means higher mortgage rates. With higher mortgage rates, the home buyer who qualifies to buy a home today, may find it more difficult to qualify, should mortgage interest rates rise higher.

Qualifying for your home purchasing can be done at the lower rates; either via "fixed" rates or "variable" rates. The Variable rate is strongly influenced by the "Prime Interest" rates set by the Bank of Canada.This rate is not expected to increase in the near future; but with the prospect of inflation and higher interest rates looming on the horizon, it is more than a wise decision to not put off house purchasing;...

Mac n' Cheese

Quick Easy Delicious

For the business executive, on the run. This quick and easy and delicious recipe for a meal, is ready in minutes.

Enjoy Mac n Cheese recipe 

See the workout here 

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A New Beginning

Body Physique - Healthy Body

Putting off the best gift of the new year to your own body, is not an option. It is especially important that you owe your body nothing; even if it is your own body! Because your body will never stop reminding you of the debt you owe to it. The body then starts paying you back for owing it. And it pays you back with negative dollars. "Flabby arms and thighs. Abs that have seen better days; and overall downcast, everywhere.  It is worth the complaining. Just cooperate with your deserving body by rewarding it with this workout. Tell me what you think.

See the workout here 

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Urban SPEC Townhomes - cont'd

Description - first grouping - second grouping4 Years No Condo Feesno condo fees 

The First grouping of Mattamy Townhomes comes with No Condo Fees for 4 years on Village Homes. And you save up to $30,000,00 on Urban Towns. Prices on Village Townhomes started at $264,990.00...And are now selling at $259,990.00. You can also save up to $30,000.00 on Urban Towns. Prices that started at $353,990.00...and are now selling at $323,990.00.

The second grouping of Mattamy Townhomes are 2 Stories; 3 Bedrooms;2.5 Baths and Double Car Attached Garage ...And NO CONDO FEES!

The selling prices started at $354,681.00; with prices ranging up to $380,054.00. .And now selling prices start at $323,990.00 with prices ranging up to $349,990.00 in the Mattamy Urban Townhomes.

This second grouping offers upgrades;...

Urban-Spec Townhomes

Urban Townhomes - No Condo Fees

These Mattamy SPEC No Fees Urban Condo Townhomes are being built for occupancy in the Spring of 2018. These are special; Architecturally Designed; and are uniquely Mattamy's. Select from these offerings at the reduced prices and as advertised; c/w Quartz Countertops in the modern kitchen and Ensuite off the Master bedroom. Five of these modern SPEC Urban Townhomes are available in April 2018; and two are available  in March 2018.; and one in May 2018. There is also one - two bed room with a large Loft also available. These Urban Townhomes are 2 Stories, 3 bedrooms(one is 2 bedroom c/w Larg loft) 2.5 baths; and Double Attached Garage, with the lowest priced $323,990.00 down from $354,681.00. 

Check out the features in these SPEC Urban Townhomes. Give Courtney a call. I will guide you through the complete process; from referrals for your free mortgage prequalifying; to assist you in understanding the builder's floorplan; and any legal responsibilities...

Mattamy Homes - Spring Sale

Urban Village TownhomesMattamy's Interior DecorUrban Village Townhomes

Mattamy's Urban & Village Townhomes in Cityscape, in the North East, come with a gift of No Condo fees for 4 years. These Condos, starting at a low of $259,990.00, includes the added savings of up to $30,000.00. And includes the Open Concept and appealing Architectural designs. This is a limited time offer. Call me now! for your chance to view and take advantage of this tremendous time limited offer before interest rates rise any higher. Your chances; for first time home buyers, are a lot better for qualifying for a mortage when the interest rates are lower. Included above, are all the illustrations; artist concepts, of Mattamy's modern Townhouse designs. 

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Yorkville 2018

Yorkville CommunityYorkville - New homes for sale

Beginning May 2018. Purchase homes For Sale in Yorkville. This, newest community in the City of Calgary's South West quadrant, is pre selling single and multi family homes in the community of Yorkville, beginning May 2018. Take advantage of the choicest lots by being among the first to choose. Select from Detached Homes and multi family developments. Single family homes Condos/Townhomes/Duplexes. Condos starting at $200,000.00 pricing to low $400,000.00. And Single-family homes from $500,000.00 to $700,000.00.

Yorkville, named after The City of Toronto's Yorkville, offers "walkability", with parks, paths and green spaces. "The blend of residential and retail, in innovative architectural designs", is promised by Don Barrineau,  president of the Calgary division...

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

Asteroid 3200 PhaethonOuter Space Alien Visitor

Between December 11 to 21, the asteroid named "3200 Phaethon" will visit our region of the universe, crossing into our planet's orbit around December 11 to 21. "3200 Phaethon" is a massive asteroid about 3 miles in diameter; and will skim the earth, giving a spectacular meteor shower; an hour in duration, for  ten nights; between December 11-21. It's nearest pass will be about 6.5 million miles, away from the earth; close in space terms; but far enough away, for us to not be overly concerned. 

An asteroid is made up of metals and rocky materials; and "3200 Phaethon" will lose some of its constituent make up in the "Geminid Meteor shower" aka "shooting stars"; and with as many as 100 "shooting stars" every hour. The heavenly fireworks is scheduled to peak on December 13. Amateur astronomers, armed...

Balzac & Amazon

600,000 sq.ft. Amazon Distribution Centre

Amazon is setting up a massive 600,000 square foot Distribution Centre in the town of Balzac, just north of the City of Calgary. About one hundred and fifty jobs are projected to be created during the construction phase. The building is scheduled to begin operation in the fall of 2018, when 750 full time positions are projected. Amazon has three corporate offices in Canada; one of which is located in Vancouver.

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Buying New homes

New home buying - Calgary

The recent receivership proceedings re Reid Homebuilders, calls attention to the "Buyer Beware" option. It is the fault of the new home buyer that he is not aware of the risks associated with the purchase of a new home. And even though those risks are clearly included in the contract signed between the new home buyer and the homebuilder sales person, Yet it is entirely the responsibility of the new home buyer to read the legal resposibilites that are the buyer's and the legal duties of the home builder to the new home buyer. The contract is many pages long and written on 8.5" x 14" length, bond paper, and written in pristine legal language. It is recommended that new home buyers take a real estate Agent with them when they go to buy a new home. The sales person on the other side of the counter from you, is an employee of the New Home Builder's company. They don't owe you a fiduciary relationship; your real estate Agent does. And your real estate Agent, is your "Buyer Beware" protection...And...

Yorkville - Update

Yorkville

The long awaited sale of Mattamy Homes is projected for the spring of 2018. Because the sale of  these homes are much anticipated, we will be giving more information for you to be first in line for your choice of preferred lots. And we will be posting updates, the nearer we approach launch date.

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