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February 2013

Found 11 blog entries for February 2013.

Homeownership costs in Canada are lower for the second consecutive quarter in 2012!! 

Calgary Real Estate Calgary Homes for Sale Good news for prospective buyers in Canada as home-ownership costs continued to fall for the second consecutive quarter in all housing types across the country,  according to the latest RBC Economics Research report.

Housing affordability, measured as a ratio of housing cost to pre-tax monthly income, has improved mildly nationwide in the fourth quarter of 2012! This improvement was supported mainly by lower interest rates and small decline in prices.  

In Alberta, the RBC affordability measure was slightly better in all three housing categories! It fell by 0.2 points for both detached bungalows and two-storey homes, and 0.1 percentage points for condominium

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Calgary homes for sale Calgary real estate Improved sales and prices in all housing types in Calgary!!

A good start for Calgary housing market in 2013 as total residential sales increased by a significant 15% to reach 1,230 sold units in January, compared to 1,068 during the same month last year!

"Recent improvements in single family new listings helped support improved sales in that market,” said CREB® President Becky Walters. With 879 sold single family homes, January 2013 sales that increased by 15% from last year's level, were supported by slight gain in new listings that reached 1,737 in the first month of the year!

While this improvement in new listings has gives the buyers a better choice when looking for a house in Calgary, it is advised that they still need to act quickly as

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Calgary Investments November 16, 2012Every day we see exceptional deals in the Calgary real estate market, but many go unnoticed by the average home buyer - until it's too late. In the following investor alert, you'll find a summary of Calgary's listing opportunities that may be worth a second look, and why we chose them. It could be anything from starter homes to investment properties to luxury estates - you never know what we'll find.

Here are our Calgary investor alerts for week ending February 24, 2013:

1. Sundance Lake Bungalow: $369,500

REDUCED: $5,400

Why we love this deal:

Sundance Lake Bungalow in CalgaryHere is the perfect opportunity to own an affordable, totally renovated family home in the desirable lake community of Sundance! This bungalow offers three bedrooms, spacious living and dining area, and

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Calgary Homes solar energy for sale With the demand for residential solar panels is increasing day by day, many homeowners in Calgary are thinking of converting to renewable energy by adding solar panels to their roofs!

Purchasing the equipments upfront is expensive and often stops many people from making the move! Today, the leasing option, available through the Generate Choice Program from Enmax is offering another, more attainable alternative for residents interested in cutting greenhouse gas emissions and lowering their electric bills!! 

“Basically, it allows people an easy, accessible and more-affordable way of  adopting solar,” says project manager Mike Becker to the Calgary Herald. With a 15 year lease time that is enhanced with a warranty, Calgarians can now go green and limit

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48 Chapalina Cm SE, Calgary- MLS® #C3553758

Take a video tour of this bright Chaparral home, with plenty of space for a large family. You'll love the expansive feel from the high ceilings and large windows. The kitchen features plenty of counters pace and a raising eating bar for those quick snacks and great for entertaining. Also on the main floor is a great room with a cozy corner fireplace, an extra flex room, half bath and laundry room.

Upstairs is the master bedroom with 4-piece ensuite, separate tile shower and soaker tub, plus two additional bedrooms with walk-in closets. The fully finished basement has another bedroom with 3-piece bath. The large backyard is fenced in with concrete deck and patio.

Watch the video for this great Chaparral

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Calgary Investments November 16, 2012Every day we see exceptional deals in the Calgary real estate market, but many go unnoticed by the average home buyer - until it's too late. In the following investor alert, you'll find a summary of Calgary's listing opportunities that may be worth a second look, and why we chose them. It could be anything from starter homes to investment properties to luxury estates - you never know what we'll find.

Here are our Calgary investor alerts for week ending February 17, 2013:

1. Sundance Lake Condo: $314,900

REDUCED: $13,100    

Why we love this deal:

Sundance Lake Condo in CalgaryAn ideal condo/investment for an entry level buyer or empty nesters thinking of downsizing!! This townhouse is located within a walking distance to Sundance lake, Fish Creek Park, shopping, and all

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Auburn Bay Estates Homes for Sale Calgary SE

An extremely successful Grand Opening for Morrison Homes in Auburn Bay Estates!!

Hundreds of people came out last weekend to enjoy the spectacular showhome tours and family activities in beautiful Auburn Bay Estates, where the brand new models, released by Morrison Homes, have  generated strong interest from the potential homebuyers looking for new choices in floorplan styles with flexible options to suit their family needs!  

The Vista model that offers 2992 sq ft of fine living space with a 17 ft ceiling in the great room, gives it's new owners two possibilities to modify the spacious layout to host a fourth bedroom in the upper level.  On the main floor the option to add either a guest room that has its own full bathroom, or a mud room that is

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NEW BRIGHTON HOMES FOR SALE CALGARYCongratulations to our sellers on the QUICK SALE of their immaculate, Jayman built Green Home in New Brighton!!!

Located at

1535 New Brighton Drive SE

The modern interior of this elegant home will invite you to discover the gracious sense of space in the main floor with it's 9 foot ceiling and dark hardwood floors! 

Bright great room opens onto the eating area with an easy flow to the tastefully finished kitchen that has Stainless Steel appliances, and beautiful rich stain on the cabinets that are complemented with granite countertops and tile backslash!!

Three bedrooms upstairs, two sharing a main bathroom that has a large shower with a seat; and a master bedroom that comes with its own 4 piece ensuite, and a large walk-in closet with

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Calgary Investments November 16, 2012Every day we see exceptional deals in the Calgary real estate market, but many go unnoticed by the average home buyer - until it's too late. In the following investor alert, you'll find a summary of Calgary's listing opportunities that may be worth a second look, and why we chose them. It could be anything from starter homes to investment properties to luxury estates - you never know what we'll find.

Here are our Calgary investor alerts for week ending February 10, 2013:

1. Silverado Home by Trico: $414,900

REDUCED: $11,000

Why we love this deal:

Silverado home in CalgaryAnother great home built by Trico!!! This gorgeous 3 bedrooms home offers 1,730 sq ft of modern living in its open concept floor plan that has 9' ceilings. Gleaming hardwood is featured throughout the

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   Auburn Bay Estate Showhomes Grand Opening Calgary SE

WELCOME TO THE LAKE LIVING OF AUBURN BAY!!

Mark your calendar this Saturday Feb. 9th for some awesome winter fun at the beautiful lake community of Auburn Bay. We will be toasting Morrison Homes' brand new estate showhomes, ready to be unveiled to the public at:

169-181 Auburn Shores Landing SE 
 From12:00 to 5:00 PM!!!

Interested home buyers are welcome to visit the grand opening this weekend to preview the brand new estate models starting as low as $600,000, and to enjoy all the spectacular family activities that include:  

  • Sleigh Rides - Between 12:30 & 4:30 PM.
  • Ice Sculptures - Watch an ice sculpture artist as he creates four pieces of art for each one of the showhomes!
  • Cupcakes - The Valentine themed cupcakes from
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