Things to do in Calgary the week of September 16th to 22nd 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of September 16th to 22nd 2019

Tags: Events YYC, things to do in Calgary, YYC

As change of seasons takes place this week and with that, we want to get more cozy as there’s a crispness in the air. We’ve found great things to do inside, but we start off this week with getting outdoors in two words: The Larches. Let’s go!   September and October are Larch season, and this year there is a shuttle bus taking people from Banff to Moraine Lake to see the ...Read More

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

By: Mark Lukwinski

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

Tags: loans, federal government, shared equity

  Looking to get into a great home worth around $500,000 will be easier with the help of an influx of $1.25 billion in a home-buyer incentive program which was included in the federal budget.   The target of this program are those families with household incomes of $120,000 or less, who could expect to pay about $100-$300 less per month on a mortgage, without having to increase a down p...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week of September 9th to 16th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week of September 9th to 16th 2019

Tags: Things to do in Calgary, YYC Events, YYC

Hopefully you’re into the swing of things as we begin the second week of September. Despite the warmer weather slowly starting to wind down, Calgary is ramping up with fun events to do. Here’s our Top 10 for this week!   Beer is being served this Friday and Saturday at The Mashing, two days of delicious beer, spirits and cider at the Stampede Grandstand. Don’t miss it! &...Read More

Renewing your Mortgage

By: Mark Lukwinski

Renewing your Mortgage

Tags: Mortgage, renewing a mortgage yyc

Mortgages. They stick around for a while and a mortgage payment is one transaction we pay for a long time. Luckily you are able to assess your payments every few months or years when your mortgage comes up for renewal.   If your mortgage comes up for renewal soon, here are some things to consider and to do to get the best possible deal for yourself:   Start shopping early. Don’t w...Read More

Home owner's Insurance

By: Mark Lukwinski

Home owner's Insurance

Tags: insurance, home owners insurance, home coverage

Homeowner’s insurance. We all need it. Are you looking to shop for coverage for your home? Here are some things to consider and look into.   Find out what your coverage will cover as there is a vast variety of claims that you can make. Understand how things are defined so that there are no misunderstandings. Coverage will protect you from theft, injuries and natural disasters, but every...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 26th to September 2nd 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 26th to September 2nd 2019

Tags: Things to do in Calgary, YYC events, YYC

Here it is, the last week of August! Anyone else think the summer has flown by!?   As Calgary gears up to send kids back to school, here’s our Top 10 picks of things to do in Calgary this week.   Party in the Park is an outdoor rock festival taking place this weekend at Winsport. What a great way to send summer off! Backyard BeerFest is going down at Mill Street Brewpub this Fr...Read More

Questions to ask during an Open House in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Questions to ask during an Open House in Calgary

Tags: YYc, open house, YYC RE, real estate Calgary

If there’s a property you’ve got your eye on and you find yourself wandering through it during an Open House to see if it’s the right fit for you, here are some questions you should ask the Realtor present to ensure you learn as much as possible. It’s a great opportunity to get all the information you need, so be sure to be prepared!   How long has the house been on...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 19th to 26th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 19th to 26th 2019

Tags: Things to do YYC, Calgary Events

How’s your summer been? Anyone else notice the change in crispness in the air, especially in the evenings? Be sure to take advantage of the amazing Back to School sales going on right now, they’re a steal of a deal for sure!   Still lots going on in Calgary this week, here’s our Top Ten picks for you for this week.   Not to start off on a downer but, the End of Summe...Read More

New Schools and New Neighborhoods

By: Mark Lukwinski

New Schools and New Neighborhoods

Tags: New Schools, SchoolsY YYC, Calgary Board of Education

It’s Saturday, and all your boxes have just been unloaded off your moving truck and stacked onto the floor of your new home. An air of excitement is in the air as everyone wanders the new abode and starts to mentally decorate how things will look, meanwhile the kids run in the back yard, off to explore new territory.   By Sunday night though, butterflies are fluttering, even for you, ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 12th-19th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 12th-19th.

Tags: Events YYC, YYC now, things to do in Calgary

Have you already done your back to school shopping? It’s scary how fast this summer has gone, but ya, Back to School is literally just around the corner. How is that possible?! Here’s our top picks for things to do this week in the city-it’s a festive culture week, with so many events going on!   Carifest comes to town this week! Head to Shaw Millenium park on Saturday, t...Read More