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Please visit our Open House at 118 Aspen Hills DR SW in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, November 4, 2017 1:00PM - 5:00PM

This stylish 2-storey family home boasting almost 2,000 sq ft above grade has lots to offer: AIR CONDITIONING, OPEN CONCEPT and HARDWOOD throughout the main floor. Featuring a SPACIOUS GOURMET KITCHEN with GRANITE COUNTERS, UPGRADED STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES and CENTRAL EATING BAR, GREAT ROOM, mud/laundry room, WALK-THRU PANTRY, dining/nook area with patio doors to the elevated rear deck. Three bedrooms up include a relaxing master suite with WALK-IN CLOSET, SOAKER TUB, dual vanity sinks and separate shower. A sunny, bonus room is the ideal family spot. The basement is untouched, has high ceilings, a great layout with roughed-in plumbing and mechanical systems to one side - awaiting your custom finishing to add value. Outside, you’ll find the fully-fenced yard with a paving stone patio and a raised garden for flowers or vegetables. The 2-car garage...

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No Pen? No Problem. Sign documents or request signatures anytime, anywhere. You don’t need to print or scan — just use the device at your fingertips. DocuSign makes it easy.

 

Currently, about 265k new users are joining each weekday and 110k are joining each weekend day. Showing that user growth is predictably stable, this ratio has been very consistent over time.

 

It's a sign of good health that the returning population represents a majority of daily users. E-Signing is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

Step 1 – Click the link in email

With one click, you can access the document and start the document signing process on virtually any internet-enabled device.

Step 2 – Follow the DocuSign tabs

Tabs and simple instructions guide you through the signing process. Your electronic signatures are secure, legally binding, and widely accepted for most business transactions around the world.

Step 3 – Finish, and you’re done

Once you’re done signing, click...

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The majority of consumers start their house search online. But could the real estate agent's website’s functionality be turning off potential homebuyers?

 

A few common mistakes that real estate websites and apps are making, including:

  1. The website displays only minimal information.
  2. The website requires the consumer to "log in" prior to seeing the details or more than a single photo.
  3. The website is not mobile adaptive.
  4. The website does not have a consumer-friendly search capability.
  5. The real agent doesn't respond to inquiries through their website.

Let me know if there are other items that you hate about real estate websites.

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No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are our best tips to buying a home.

 

Know your buying power

 

What is your buying power? It is the combination of your credit-worthiness and how much you can realistically pay for a home.

 

First, you need to understand the hidden costs of buying a home. You will need to save not only for the down payment of your home -- which is typically between 5% - 20% of the offer price -- but also for any additional transaction fees, such as land transfer fee, inspection charges, title insurance, and legal fees.

 

Then you need to know what you can realistically afford each month to understand how much house you can buy. Your mortgage rate will depend on your creditworthiness -- if you have a high credit...

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The Bigger Picture

 

Watch CREB® president David P. Brown as he recaps sales activity and the key influencers that shaped September’s housing market.

 

To read the full City of Calgary monthly stats package, click here.

 

To read the full Calgary region monthly stats package, click here. - Source: CREB®

 

 

Source: Used under standard YouTube licence terms.

 

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We have sold a property at 20 Evanscreek CO NW in Calgary.
Located in desirable Evanston, this fully-finished, 2-storey is loaded with features and offers over 2,350 sq. ft. of developed living space. This well-maintained home is in a great location with quick access to shopping, highways, & other amenities. And, it’s only a 4-minute walk to the new elementary school. An inviting foyer opens to the open-concept great room which features a gas fireplace, a kitchen with maple cabinetry, an island with an eating bar & corner pantry. The dining area provides access to the generously-sized, maintenance-free deck & fully-fenced yard. Upstairs, you’ll find a bright bonus room with plenty of space for your family to spread out. Treat yourself to a large master bedroom with a walk-in closet and spacious ensuite featuring a large soaker tub & separate stand-up shower. Two more bedrooms, main 4-piece bathroom & laundry complete the upper level. The professionally-finished basement...
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Please visit our Open House at 20 Evanscreek CO NW in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, October 7, 2017 2:00PM - 6:00PM
Located in desirable Evanston, this fully-finished, 2-storey is loaded with features and offers over 2,350 sq. ft. of developed living space. This well-maintained home is in a great location with quick access to shopping, highways, & other amenities. And, it’s only a 4-minute walk to the new elementary school. An inviting foyer opens to the open-concept great room which features a gas fireplace, a kitchen with maple cabinetry, an island with an eating bar & corner pantry. The dining area provides access to the generously-sized, maintenance-free deck & fully-fenced yard. Upstairs, you’ll find a bright bonus room with plenty of space for your family to spread out. Treat yourself to a large master bedroom with a walk-in closet and spacious ensuite featuring a large soaker tub & separate stand-up shower. Two more bedrooms, main 4-piece bathroom & laundry complete...
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