Renters for a Weekend or a While: What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?

By: Mark Lukwinski

Renters for a Weekend or a While: What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?

Tags: Investors, Landlords, Investment Property, VRBO, AirBNB, Rental Market

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Things to do in Calgary August 10-12th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary August 10-12th.

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

It’s going to be a hot one this weekend, and with the smoky haze, it may make it more difficult to be outside. They’re calling for rain on Saturday which should help on both accounts, so while we hope the weather man is right this time in his forecast, here are 10 things you can do in the city this weekend!   The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is the place to be this weekend...Read More

Investing in Recreational Properties

By: Mark Lukwinski

Investing in Recreational Properties

Tags: vacation homes, recreational properties, secondary homes, BC homes, Ontario homes

  Thinking of getting a recreational property sometime soon? Now’s the time to invest in one since according to a recent 2018 Re/Max Recreational Omnibus Survey, prices of properties have increased on average by 13% over the last 12 months. The survey encompassed various spots across Canada and out of all the locations sampled, 78% of them reported an increase in price from last summer...Read More

Things to do in Calgary August 4-6.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary August 4-6.

Tags: Calgary events, things to do Calgary, YYC

Happy Long weekend!! We’ve dug a little deeper on the interweb to bring you 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary. Let’s get to it:   Sunfest! Today from 11am to 6pm, there are many activites taking place 9th Ave, the main street, in Inglewood. Music, street performers, bouncy castles, patios and all this summer are going down in a fun setting! Want to go on a little road tri...Read More

Worst Real Estate Photos

By: Mark Lukwinski

Worst Real Estate Photos

Tags: real estate photos, real estate, home photos

Before first setting foot into a potential home one is interested in, the first thing that grabs our attention  are  the photos of the home we find online. An eye-catching home will entice you to visit it, and subsequent foot traffic hopefully decreases the time on the market of any particular home. We cannot stress enough the importance of hiring a professional photographer to create im...Read More

Things to do in Calgary: July 28-29 2018

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary: July 28-29 2018

Tags: YYC events, things to do in Calgary, YYC, Calgary, Folk Fest

The sun is shining on us this weekend, so get out and enjoy the city with these suggestions we’ve dug up for you this week!   The Calgary Folk Festival continues today and tomorrow. A plethora of artists with food and drinks for the whole family to enjoy on the island downtown. The Beltline Garden Party is all about having fun downtown. With access permitted to the historic Lougheed...Read More

Things to do in Calgary July 21-22.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary July 21-22.

Tags: Events Calgary, Things to Do YYC, Calgary

It’s going to be a hot one this weekend. Here’s our Top 8 things to do over the next couple of days as you Weekend your hearts out!!   Fiestaval Latin Festival. There will be performances, dancing, Latin food and did we mention sangria?! For 3 days you can enjoy Latin culture in Calgary’s Olympic Plaza. Ralph Klein Park opens this Saturday from 12-2pm. Located in the cit...Read More

So, you want to buy a house? Several questions to consider.

By: Mark Lukwinski

So, you want to buy a house? Several questions to consider.

Tags: home purchase, calgary, yyc, real estate

Thinking of buying a home? Want to step into the real estate market? With the real estate sector sitting in a buyer’s market for Calgary, it is understandable that more people may be inclined to want to get into the game. Before you do, here are some questions you should consider when taking the leap:   Have much debt do I have? To qualify for a mortgage, your housing costs and pre-tax ...Read More

Real Estate Relocation Guide: 7 Steps to a Seamless Move

By: Mark Lukwinski

Real Estate Relocation Guide: 7 Steps to a Seamless Move

Tags: realestate, realestateagent, homebuyer, homeseller, homesearch, realtor, homestaging, staging, staginghomes, realestatesales

Whatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming. Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a new house, you may also be searching for new jobs, schools, doctors, restaurants, stores, service providers and more.   Of course you’ll need to pack, make moving arrangements,...Read More

Things to do in Calgary July 7-8th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary July 7-8th.

Tags: Calgary, Stampede, YYC events

It’s the first weekend of Stampede, but there are other things you can do this weekend to enjoy Calgary and the amazing weather we are going to have. Here’s our top 10 things to do in Calgary for those of you who may not be into Stampeding this year, or are saving it for mid-week!   Well, we couldn’t NOT start off with the Calgary Stampede. In its 106th year, many of the ...Read More