Your City of Calgary Property Assessment Notice

By: Mark Lukwinski

Your City of Calgary Property Assessment Notice

Tags: City of Calgary, Taxes, Property Assessment

This week in the mail you should have received or should be receiving your Property Assessment notices from the City of Calgary. Opening that envelope some of you may be disappointed in the value of your home, while others may be delighted. But, have you ever wondered how this value is calculated and determined? Considering the timing, we thought we’d shed some light on this topic.   Th...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 7th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of January 7th 2019

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

  Happy New Year!    Several days into the new year and Calgary has not skipped a beat with things going on in the city. If you are looking for things to do in Calgary this week, here are our Top 10 Finds and Picks!   The Illusionists-Live from Broadway showcases a collection of the most jaw-dropping illusionists at the Jubilee Auditorium. If you’re looking for an eve...Read More

What to do in Calgary for New Years Eve

By: Mark Lukwinski

What to do in Calgary for New Years Eve

Tags: NYE Calgary 2018, Calgary New Years Eve

Well, here it is Calgary, New Years Eve 2018. It’s sort of unbelievable that this year went by so fast.   Looking for something last minute to do in Calgary on New Year's Eve? Here are some suggestions to keep you festive and celebrating, both with your kids or without! (No matter what you do, be sure to watch the Calgary tower at midnight as it will be THE place for fireworks, and ...Read More

Living locally in your Calgary neighbourhood

By: Mark Lukwinski

Living locally in your Calgary neighbourhood

Tags: local, YYC, living locally in Calgary

  We’ve been living in the Calgary community of Aspen for over a decade and we simply love this part of YYC based on our lifestyle and needs. Growing in one’s community has been essential to our comfort and happiness, so here are some tips on how to grow in your Calgary community and become a true local, whether you move to a new town or a new part of town. Living locally will he...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week December 17th-23rd 2018.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week December 17th-23rd 2018.

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

T’is the week before Christmas and Calgary is bustling with things to do! If you are looking for things and events to do in YYC, here is weekly round up of Top 10 things to do!   Calgary Nativity Pageant takes place from the 19thto 24th at the Lower Boat Parking Area at Heritage Park. There will be live animals, singing, and lights!  There’s a Skate with Sa...Read More

Preparing to Sell your Calgary Home

By: Mark Lukwinski

Preparing to Sell your Calgary Home

Tags: Home Sale, For Sale, Preparing your Home

Regardless if this is your first time or your fifth time in selling your home in Calgary, there are many tips and tricks you can easily do to prepare your home to ensure you show off its best features and qualities. So, we've compiled a list of tips for home preparations that we have found to be the most important.    1.  Choosing the right realtor Naturally, you may thi...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week December 10th-16th 2018.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week December 10th-16th 2018.

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

As the festivities heat up for Christmas, there’s again no shortage of things to do in Calgary this week. We’ve dug around to find interesting and fun things to do this week in YYC, and here’s our list of top 10!   Cirquemusica. This circus production is set to live holiday music and takes place tonight at the saddle dome. Set your eyes on something a little different this...Read More

Calgary Market Report - November 2018

By: Mark Lukwinski

Calgary Market Report - November 2018

Tags: Market Update, Calgary, Calgary Homes, Calgary Real Estate, Statistics

Media release: Challenging economic conditions continue to impact the resale market Source: CREB.com Sitting below long-term averages, November sales in the city totaled 1,171 units. For the year so far, sales activity has totaled 15,349 units, a 14 per cent decline over last year and nearly 20 per cent below long-term averages. "Recent challenges in the energy sector have weighed on...Read More

Banks versus Credit Unions

By: Mark Lukwinski

Banks versus Credit Unions

Tags: Banks, credit unions, financing, money

If you’re looking to make a home purchase in Calgary in 2019, you may be scanning the markets to understand what you can afford and who will give you the best rates. Along your way you’ve perhaps wondered about approaching a Credit Union rather than a bank, so we thought we would shed some light on the differences between a credit union and a bank.   The biggest difference between...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 3rd 2018.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 3rd 2018.

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

Here it is, December! With 4 weeks to go in the year, here are some events we are digging up on things to do in Calgary this week. There’s no shortage of things going on around Calgary, so pick one of our suggestions, or add your own.   The CP Holiday Train is rolling through this coming weekend. On Saturday, it will be at the Anderson C-Train Station at 5:45pm. Bring the kids to see ...Read More