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Easter is just around the corner and what better way to spend it then by enjoying these great family activities Calgary has to offer:

Western Cup - Thursday April 17- Sunday April 20

The Western Cup is the longest running annual LGBT multi sport event in North America, this event attracts over 500 athletes that compete in four events such as bowling, dodgeball, curling and volleyball. For more information, visit their website. www.westerncup.com.

Easter Extravaganza - Calgary Zoo - April 18 & 19

The Easter Extravaganza is held at the Calgary Zoo, with activities such as coockie decorating, live entertainment, treats and fun crafts. FREE admission. Visit their website for more information: www.calgaryzoo.com

Easter fun at Calgary Farmers

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For Sale by Owner condoAfter trying to sell his two bedroom condo for 6 months, the founder/owner (Colby Sambrotto) of ForSaleByOwner.com settled for using an outside professional. Despite the fact that he stresses on the website that there is NO NEED for the use of a Realtor®!

Colby had his condo in classified advertising and online listings for months, and still no luck! He broke down, contacted an agent familiar with the Manhattan real estate market, who promptly advised that he wasn’t asking enough for the property. After increasing his asking price by $150,000 and with the help of a professional, Colby’s home was sold. Real Estate Professionals live in the market, we know exactly what properties sell for, what buyers are looking for, and what to do to get a home sold!

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Cranston Real Estate Market Report second quaretr 20132013 second quarter total residential sales reached 221 in Cranston, compared to 213 sold listings during the same period last year.

196 Single Family Homes were sold in Cranston, with an average sold price of $464,377, and median sold price of $429,500.
Highest Sold Price: $1,245,000
Lowest Price: $299,500
Average Days on Market: 39
Median Days on Market: 28

25 Condos were sold in Cranston in the first six months of this year, with an average sold price of $302,806, and a median sold price of $285,500.
Highest Sold Price: $420,000
Lowest Sold Price: $1233,900
Average Days on Market: 57
Median Days on Market: 39

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Let us help you with your search for that perfect home in Cranston in deep south Calgary

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video tour of an Auburn Bay Home for Sale in CalgaryTake a tour in this absolutley stunning Morrison built estate home with three fully developed levels and walkout basement in the sought-after lake community of Auburn Bay located at:16 Auburn Sound Terrace SE!

This home has been extensively upgraded throughout. It features a soaring 9' ceilings on the open main floor that is enhanced by gleaming hardwood floors and dream kitchen with maple cabinets, granite countertops, custom backsplash, stainless steel ppliances, huge island and walk through pantry.

Enjoy you meals in the bright breakfast nook or in the formal dining room with natural light, and relax in the great room with beautiful fireplace. Completeing the main is a convenient flex room, laundry nd half bath.

The upper level boasts a great

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Auburn Bay Real Estate Market Report Second Quarter 20132013 second quarter total residential sales reached 154 in Auburn Bay, compared to 99 sold listings during the same period last year.

124 Single Family Homes were sold in Auburn Bay, with an average sold price of $460,971, and median sold price of $463,700.
Highest Sold Price: $920,000
Lowest Price: $305,000
Average Days on Market: 48
Median Days on Market: 38

30 Condos were sold in Auburn Bay in the first six months of this year, with an average sold price of $294,955, and a median sold price of $298,338.
Highest Sold Price: $362,500
Lowest Sold Price: $192,000
Average Days on Market: 44
Median Days on Market: 29

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Let us help you with your search for that perfect home in the much desirable lake

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New Brighton Real Estate Markt Report second quarter 20132013 second quarter total residential sales reached 151 in New Brighton, compared to 141 sold listings during the same period last year.

125 Single Family Homes were sold in New Brighton, with an average sold price of $404,480, and median sold price of $397,750.
Highest Sold Price: $620,000
Lowest Price: $240,000
Average Days on Market: 33
Median Days on Market: 22

26 Condos were sold in New Brighton in the first six months of this year, with an average sold price of $282,247, and a median sold price of $288,450.
Highest Sold Price: $308,000
Lowest Sold Price: $236,000
Average Days on Market: 27
Median Days on Market: 21

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Let us help you with your search for that perfect home in the much desirable

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Calgary Real Estate NewsRead all about it! Don’t miss the most important events in Calgary real estate news for the week of  July 7 - 13, 2013.  Compliments of the Calgary Home Team.

Calgary Suburban Communities to Lead Housing Growth - Wetsern Investor

Calgary suburbs are poised to attract most of the population growth for the next five years, according to the City of Calgary's 2013-17 Suburban Residential Growth Report. The forecast expected the city to have118,600 new residents between 2013 and 2017, of which 94% of them will choose to live in the suburbs that will host 77% of the 50,600 additional residential units during the same period! These growth figures pose a great challenge to the City of Calgary, always looking to restore housing & population balance between the

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Calgary Home Team Market Report InfographicCalgary residential sales continue to improve in all housing categories in June with a total of 2,317 sold units, representing a 6% increase over June 2012 figures.

 Sellers are still benefiting from a tight market conditions, characterised by higher demand coupled with a decline in listings. The tight market conditions are expected to continue in the next few months as owners of flooded properties "who were planning on selling their homes, will have some big decisions to make," said Becky Walters, CREB® President, "will they take a discounted price? Or will they stay and fully remediate the property?"

Generally speaking, msot gains were in the condominium market that outpaced the sales in the single family sector still suffering from shortage in

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Calgary flood 2013Read all about it! Don’t miss the most important events in Calgary real estate news for the week of  June 24 - 30, 2013.  Compliments of the Calgary Home Team.

Flood Legal Real Estate Advise - CREB

Buyers and sellers of houses affected by flood are strongly advised to seek legal assistance as Lou Pesta, the senior associate at Walsh LLP says. All parties should refrain from exchanging house keys until the emergency state is completely lifted, and after they have consulted with their lawyers to resolve any legal issues!  While all concerns are addressed on case-by-case basis, Pesta reminds agents and sellers of section 5.1 of the purchase contract that says " Risk of loss or damage to the property shall lie with the seller..." he further

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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 June 23, 2013:

 

1. New Brighton Amazing Home: $585,000

150 Brightonstone Landing SENEW PRICE!! This spectacular view is exactly what you see from the backyard of this one of a kind home with loads of upgrades and desirable features, located on a quiet cul-de-sac, with a huge SW facing pie lot overlooking an open & large green

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