Things to do in Calgary June 16-17.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary June 16-17.

Tags: Things to do in YYC, YYC, Calgary

    It’s a bit grey and wet this weekend, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t heaps of great things to take in this weekend as we celebrate the last weekend of Spring and Father’s Day! Here’s this week’s Top 10 for you that we dug up: 1) Support the Calgary Stampeders in their game against Hamilton at 5pm at McMahon Stadium. Rain or shine, they&r...Read More

The History of Re/Max

By: Mark Lukwinski

The History of Re/Max

Tags: Re/Max, Agency, Calgary, Buy Sell

I’ve been aligned with Re/Max House since I started my career in real estate. This week on our blog, let’s explore how Re/Max got its origins and how it got to be where it is today.   Dave Liniger was a top-producing real estate agent who wanted to create an agency where real estate professionals could keep as much of their commissions as possible. In 1973 in Denver, Colorado, he ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary June 9-10th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary June 9-10th.

Tags: Calgary, Weekend, June 9-10, Things to do

This weekend’s weather is a bit of a hit and miss, but nonetheless, here are our Top 10 things we’ve dug up to do in Calgary today and tomorrow.   Summer Skirmish. If you like period costumes, uniforms and being taken to different times in history, this event is for you. There will be re-enactments of battles from different times: Vikings, medieval battles, and gladiators too! ...Read More

Bidding wars on your new home

By: Mark Lukwinski

Bidding wars on your new home

Tags: Bidding Wars, Calgary, Real Estate Market #YYCRealtor #ForSale

You’re looking for a new home, and you think you found THE perfect one. You put in your offer and then realize that you’re pulled into the whirl of a bidding war. How should you tread through this storm? We got some pointers.   Before you go into the bidding stage, make sure your real estate agent has prepared a thorough analysis of the area for you. Based on the area and the info...Read More

Things to do in Calgary: June 1-3rd

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary: June 1-3rd

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

The weather looks like it will perk up for us this weekend, so as we’ve started to do every Friday throughout the summer, here’s our suggestions for things to do this weekend in Calgary!   Lilac Festival. A kick off to getting outdoors and enjoying our city’s festivals take place this Sunday in the heart of Mission. Spring is here, you don’t have to dress up for win...Read More

The science of Potholes

By: Mark Lukwinski

The science of Potholes

Tags: potholes, city of calgary, concrete

Potholes.   They’re everywhere, causing us to swerve away from them when we pass them. Winter is done, we are relishing in the sun and heat of spring but our cars continue to take a beating. Given our climate and the severity of our winters, they’re inevitable!   This week we thought we’d look into the science of a Pothole, how it’s formed and why. Though many of ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary: May 25-27th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary: May 25-27th.

Tags: Calgary, events, May

What a week of gorgeous weather which is just going to continue into the weekend. Here are our top 10 picks of what you can get up to in Calgary over the next 3 days. Ours is a busy city!   The International Children’s Festival is in town! From May 23rd to May 26th, there are numerous performing artists doing what they do best around Olympic Plaza and Arts Common. With weather like t...Read More

Zooming in on Cranston

By: Mark Lukwinski

Zooming in on Cranston

Tags: Cranston, SE Calgary, Calgary, Calgary Suburbs

It has been a while since we profiled a Calgary community so this week on the blog, we are back at it. We had been primarily focused on the west and central part of town, but after a recent listing and possession we did in Cranston, we thought we would jump into a totally different quadrant and check how things compare to the neighborhoods we have had recently explored. Having personally grown up ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary on May Long Weekend

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary on May Long Weekend

Tags: Calgary, May Long Weekend, YYC

The long weekend is fast approaching and the weather is slated to be fantastic. Whether you’re heading out of town or staying in the city, there are lots of things going on. We’ve perused some websites and bring you a list of Top 10 things that are on the scene. Planning on partaking in any of these?   Enjoy a 4-course meal all while being transported to Argentina via your wine...Read More

What IS your Home worth?

By: Mark Lukwinski

What IS your Home worth?

Tags: home assessment, home value, yyc, realtor

Your house is your home and to you, it’s priceless because of the memories it holds and the nostalgia that comes with it. But, to a prospective buyer, it is just a house they’re potentially awaiting to turn into a home and hence they look at it differently. Ever wonder what exact factors and criteria are analyzed as the value of one’s abode is determined? Here are some tips to ke...Read More