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Courtesy of TheStar.com - Published On Friday, January 28, 2011
 
Residents of a west-end high-rise condominium just got the following message in a letter from their management board president:
 
"Don’t buy an electrically powered vehicle in the expectation that you can have it recharged or powered on our premises… for now, thinking about buying an electrically powered vehicle may not be a practical thing."
 
I learned why at a meeting with members of the board and the condo’s major management committee.
 
The building was constructed in the late 1980s. None of its roughly 450 underground parking spaces, on three levels, is wired. The garage contains only two or three outlets for maintenance work.
 
As with all older condos, the electricity bill covers the entire building, including private and common areas. The expense is apportioned among the units according to their floor area.
 
So, meeting participants argued, even if the owner of a battery-powered car...
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We have sold a property at 138 Aspen MEWS in Strathmore.
This like-new home is perfect for the young family or empty nesters. Located in the friendly community of Aspen Creek this newer attached home offers comfortable living at an affordable price. Open-concept design on a quiet cul-de-sac with a low-maintenance back yard and a huge deck off the eating area. The finished basement walks out onto a paved patio making the most of all living space inside and out. Fresh paint in neutral colors makes it truly move-in ready. Extras have been added throughout this home to enhance the space. Be sure to come see this lovely home in a great neighbourhood.
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Maybe you're just curious. Or, maybe you want to know how much equity you have in your own home. Or, perhaps you're thinking of selling soon and want to know how much your home has increased in value. Either way, I can help... with NO "sales pitches," NO "cat and mouse games," NO "bait and switch tactics" and NO runarounds.
 
Just give me a call or use the contact form to ask the question and I'll give you all the facts.
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We have sold a property at 333 Georgian VILLA NE in Calgary.
Welcome to Georgian Village! Awaiting you is this spacious & bright, 1100 sq ft, 2-storey townhome which has been attractively updated with a beautiful kitchen & both bathrooms. There's newer laminate, vinyl flooring & carpets. It's been decorated with warm, neutral tones. This 3 bedroom home has a huge master bedroom (15 ft x 12 ft) with "his & her" closets and enough space to easily fit a king-sized bed. Completing this package is a tastefully developed basement with a large family room & plenty of storage space. Outside your patio doors, you'll enjoy your sunny, fully-fenced back patio and garden that overlook a nice greenspace. TWO assigned parking stalls are conveniently located right out your front door along with a large, front porch to enjoy many birds while you sip your morning coffee. Parks, schools, shopping, transit and highway access are all conveniently nearby. This wel...
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Are You Relocating to Calgary?

Are you relocating to Calgary and need a trusted real estate advisor to help you with the process? Feel free to give me a call or email me and we can have a brief discussion about your needs, wants and timing. I'm sure I can work within your parameters.
 
Just in the last few months I have helped:
  • A family with a corporate transfer from Edmonton relocate to Calgary.
  • A family in Medicine Hat buy an apartment condo near the University of Calgary for their son to attend school here.
  • A family from Oklahoma City buy a home in Calgary to be closer to their family and grand kids.
I am currently helping:
  • Another family from Medicine Hat buy an apartment condo near the University of Calgary for their sons to attend school here.
  • A single young lady buy an an apartment condo near the University of Calgary so she can continue graduate school without renting.
  • A family from London relocate here. He has recently taken a job here to work in the gas & oil field.
R...
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We have sold a property at 150 3000 Marda LINK SW in Calgary.
In the heart of Garrison Woods is this awesome apartment condo in the Courtyards at Garrison Woods, this exclusive 18+ complex within walking distance to Marda Loop shopping & restaurants. Located on the main floor just steps to visitor parking, this spacious 1 bedroom unit offers 9-foot ceilings & an open floorplan, with a great living room with a corner gas fireplace & a white kitchen with an extended counter. The bedroom is a bright & sunny space, with his & her closets, & a cheater ensuite to the full bathroom. There's also a good-sized insuite laundry/storage room, a "home office" centre with a built-in desk & a covered patio with a gas bbq line & across from the amenity centre. Keep your car nice & dry in the heated underground parkade, & you also get a storage locker too. Complete with car wash bay, guest suites & the fabulous amenity centre with exercise...
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