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August 2012

Found 12 blog entries for August 2012.

New Brighton homes for sale calgary


Calgary Home Team has just sold this gem situated on a large corner lot in New Brighton with a completely fenced yard and an abundance of natural light!!
The kitchen has a great breakfast nook,  good-sized island, sumptuous cabinets offset by a fabulous tile backsplash & gorgeous stainless steel appliances.
Dark hardwood flooring in the spacious great room that is open to below & overlooks a fully developed (by the builder) family room. Three bedrooms upstairs with a space for a forth one in the basement.
There are also great shutters on all the windows & a deck off the back of the house. All you have to do is move in & enjoy!

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The Calgary Home Team, proudly representing both THE SELLERS and THE BUYERS of 207 Lake Placid Green SE, has just sold this luxurious home with over 3000 sq ft,  and an EXTRAORDINARY LAKEFRONT LOCATION, situated on the coveted, private, Lake Bonaventure.
Congratulations to both our sellers and our buyers, we are glad we could help,  and looking forward to always be your team of choice for Lake Bonaventure real estate.

Lake Bonaventure Calgary lake communities

Looking to buy a luxurious lakefront home in Calgary? Call the experts, call Calgary Home Team!  With more than 25 years of combined experience helping buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals, we pride ourselves to be one of the most knowledgeable agents in Lake Bonavista Estates market. Our commitment to put our clients

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Calgary Attractions

calgary zooVoted the best zoo in Canada, it is the second largest in the country with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Join one of the Education team programs that run daily or plan your visit with this cool interactive map. You can buy your tickets online, or become a member that enjoys the zoo all year round!

Calgary Heritage ParkCanada's largest living history museum!  Experience the historical village with it's 180 exhibits and take a ride in the authentic steam train! A visit to the  Gasoline Alley Museum vintage automobile collection is a MUST, the kids will love learning about Road Rules on the mini roadway, and listen to a classic story every Tuesday morning. Check the Interactive map and learn more about admission rates and passes here.

Canada Oylmpic Park Calgary

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Auburn Bay Single Family Home sales totaled 12 in July 2012, compared to 10 in July 2011, and 3 in 2010. 
Auburn Bay Single Family Home sales activity was the highest in May with 21 sold units, a significant increase from the 7 units sold in May 2011. 2011 sales activity was the highest in April with 17 sold units.
Single Family Home Average Sold Price in July 2012 was 437,958 compared to $482,100 in July 2011.
Single Family Home Median Sold Price was $ 447,250 in July 2012, a 2.7 % increase over the $435,000 of July last year. 

Auburn Bay Single Family Home Calgary Home Sales      Auburn Bay Single family home price calgary

Auburn Bay Condo/Townhouse Sales were 2 units in July 2012. There were no condo/townhouse sales in July 2011.
Total condo/Townhouse Sales between January and July 2012 were 11, compared to 5 over

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Calgary Real Estate Open House

Sunday, August 19 from1-4 pm.
207 Lake Placid Green SE

Please join us at a special viewing of this EXTRAORDINARY LAKEFRONT Home situated on the coveted, private, Lake Bonaventure. Over 3000 sq ft in this exceptionally renovated home with a NEW ROOF.  The kitchen provides everything a chef could want:

  • Sub zero fridge
  • Dacor wall oven
  • Thermador gas countertop stove
  • Huge granite island with loads of counter space
  • Tonnes of pot drawers & cabinets
  • Sunny breakfast nook with bay window

Two good sized great rooms on the main, both with gas fireplaces, custom built-ins & one with a wet bar, both overlooking the lake as well. You will also enjoy the grand dining room. A spiral staircase leads you up to the 4 bedrooms ALL with stunning

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McKenzie Towne Real Estate Market Report CalgaryMacKenzie Towne Single Family Home sales reached 198 sold units between January and June of 2012 compared to 165 over the same period last year. An increase of 16.6%. 
McKenzie Towne Single Family Home sales activity was the highest in March with 42 sold units, a  increase from the 32 units sold in March 2011.
July Single Family Home sales increased in 2012 to 36, compared to the 25 units sold in July last year.

McKenzie Towne Single Family Home Average Sold Price for the first half of 2012 reached $393,109 a 4.8% higher than the same period last year ( $373,926) 
The Median Sold Price for the Single Family Home in McKenzie Towne for the first six months of 2012 recorded a 2 % increase with $360,000, compared to $352,500 over the same period 2011.

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Calgary Home Team Calgary real estate agents remax first

When you're ready to buy or sell a home in Calgary, we are your real estate agents of choice. With more than 25 years of combined experience we have an extensive knowledge in Calgary and surrounding area's real estate market. Be sure to use our quick and easy Calgary home search feature.  We're the experts, and we're here to help you! Contact the Calgary Home Team today for more information on how we can help you achieve your real estate goals at: 403.519.9102 or via email.

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History, Public Transportation and Schools


Calgary Homes for SaleLocated in Western Canada within an hour drive to the majestic Canadian Rockies, Calgary was founded in 1876 when North West Mounted Police (NWMP) built Fort Calgary at the convergence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers to protect the fur trade. The construction of the Canadian Pacific Railways (CPR) in 1883 proved to have a huge impact on Calgary's economy, as it made it easier for new settlers to arrive to the city and contribute to its growing commercial and agricultural sectors that were mainly centered around cattle in addition to meat producing and packing industries.

The discovery of a huge reserve of oil in 1947 greatly boosted the economy in the city! The population grew significantly during the boom

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Calgary Market Report July 2012Calgary Total Residential Sales nudged 18 % higher in July 2012 with 1,946 sold units compared to 1604 in July 2011 “The gains were supported from the economic growth in the region,”says Ann-Marie Lurie, Chief Economist for CREB®. “Last year, Alberta led the country in economic growth and – with Calgary being the energy capital of the country – the city has benefited from growth in full-time employment, migration and overall improved confidence.”

Calgary Single Family Home Sales reached 1,392 units in July, a 17 % increase over the 1,150 units sold in July 2011.

Single Family Home Sales between January and July were 9,917 in 2012, compared to 8,376 sales over the same period last year, this is a 16% increase.  

Single Family Home Average Price was

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Calgary lakefront home for SaleCalgary Home Team Video - 56 Midpark Crescent SE

Unbelievable LAKEFRONT home that has been COMPLETELY REDONE INSIDE and OUT!!! It is like owning a new home in an outstanding, established setting. All of the improvements are absolutely top of the line and each and every detail was thought of. You will love the expansive ceilings and the gorgeous view of the lake right from the front door. The airy great room has high ceilings, a wall of glass, stunning walnut floors and a cozy fireplace.

The kitchen is large and boasts everything a chef could desire including; custom walnut cabinetry, quartz counters, stone backsplash, sub zero and Miele appliances, Nespresso coffee machine, warming drawer, large island and tonnes of storage space. It overlooks the

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