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April 26, 2017
We have sold a property at 6639 Pinecliff Grove NE in Calgary
We have sold a property at 6639 Pinecliff Grove NE in Calgary.
Another win here. Congratulations to our seller clients. We were able to achieve 7.3% above market value for them, along with attracting 4 written offers, and two verbal backup offers. We were "under contract" in just 10 days!
Here's the one that you've been waiting for: A gorgeous, single-level townhouse located in Pineridge Gardens Phase 2. This home features a custom floor plan, large open kitchen with lots of cabinet and counter space, the living and dining areas are bright, large and open. There are two large bedrooms and two full baths, wider doorways, lovely premium vinyl flooring, and in-floor heat that you’d find in premium apartment condos but this town home has your very own single, attached garage with direct access and an exclusive use driveway for additional parking. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and a 3-piece ensuite bathroom with a spacious stand-up shower. Across the living...
April 21, 2017
COMING SOON: 3101 34 Avenue NW, Unit #209, Calgary, AB T2L 2A3
Located in one of the most highly sought after buildings adjacent to the University of Calgary!
LARGE 1-bedroom condo + titled, underground parking + titled storage unit:
Scheduled to hit the Calgary MLS® market May 3rd, 2017.
Call or email for photos, floor plan and listing price!
April 15, 2017
Increase Your Home’s Value Up to 28% with These 5 Tips
Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighbourhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for more. Whether you’re thinking of listing your home or just want to make your home the envy of your neighbours, here are several ways to increase your home’s curb appeal.
1. Make your home’s exterior look like new.
For many potential buyers, the condition of the exterior of a home can offer clues to the condition of the interior. The first place to start when boosting curb appeal is the exterior of your house
Paint. Paint is the best way to make your home appear newer. While you can paint your home yourself, if it’s large or more than one story, consider hiring a professional. Painting has a 55 percent return on investment.
Maintain your siding. Over time, weather and the elements can make your home’s siding appear dull and dirty. Use a pressure washer to clean stains, spider webs and accumulated dirt and grime,...
April 13, 2017
Video: March Stats Report 2017
After a long period of disconnect between supply and demand, Calgary's detached housing sector is firmly in balanced territory. Sales were still 10 percent below long-term trends in March, but above levels seen in recent years, while average inventory declined compared to last year, supporting price stability in the detached market.
Source: Used under standard YouTube licence terms.
April 7, 2017
We Found The House of Our Dreams Only To Find Out that it is already Conditionally Sold. Is it worth making a Backup Offer?
The simple answer is: YES.
Backup offers are becoming more common and are ofter successful. In the last downturn of the market, buyers were having a difficult time in qualifying for mortgage loans. While not a huge number of deals fall apart, in difficult times they seem to double in quantity. In a short 3-month period that year, we completed 3 successful deals for our clients by making backup offers on homes that were conditionally sold.
In October of 2016, lending criteria for high-ratio mortgages substantially changed. As a result, consumers who would previously had no problem in qualifying for a mortgage loans are more frequently being turned down by lenders. As a result of this, their conditional purchases are collapsing. In March 2017, the mortgage insurance premium increased – again! The qualification rules will probably only get more difficult.
If you had an accepted offer that was a backup to the first offer and the first offer collapses for any reason,...
April 7, 2017
Open House. Open House on Saturday, April 8, 2017 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Please visit our Open House at 6639 Pinecliff GV NE in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, April 8, 2017 12:00PM - 4:00PM
OPEN HOUSE Sat Apr 8, 12 - 4: Here's the one that you've been waiting for: A gorgeous, single-level townhouse located in Pineridge Gardens 2. This home features a custom floor plan, large open kitchen with lots of cabinet and counter space, the living and dining areas are bright, large and open. There are two large bedrooms and two full baths, wider doorways, lovely premium vinyl flooring, and in-floor heat that you’d find in premium apartment condos but this town home has your very own single, attached garage with direct access and an exclusive use driveway for additional parking. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and a 3-piece ensuite bathroom with a spacious stand-up shower. Across the living room is the large second bedroom and 4-piece guest bathroom and laundry closet (with full-size washer and dryer). This ground-floor, end-unit has an excellent...
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