By: Mark Lukwinski

Zooming in on discovery ridge

Tags: Discovery Ridge, Calgary real estate, southwest

We are down to our last neighborhood profile in southwest Calgary’s Westside-Discovery Ridge! This community sits at the most southern edge of this region and in a sense is isolated because it is bounded by Highway 8/Glenmore Trail to its north, 69th Street to its east, Rocky View county and Calgary's city limits to the west and the Tsuu T'ina First Nation reserve and a nat...Read More

By: Mark Lukwinski

February Market Stats - A transition in the making

Tags: Calgary, Market, Statistics, Real estate, realtor, broker, moving, february 2017

Detached sales activity boosts February housing market     After the first two months of the year, Calgary's detached sector continues to drive a slow transition in the housing market. February sales totaled 1,342 units, which is still 19 per cent below long-term averages, but an improvement over the past two years.   As sales kept trending upward, detached inventory le...Read More

By: Mark Lukwinski

Zoomin in on signal hill

Tags: Calgary, Market, Statistics, Real estate, realtor, broker, moving, signal hill

We have just a couple of neighborhoods left to go in our community profiles of Calgary's westside, so let's jump right in. This week's featured community is Signal Hill whose homes border the hills above Signal Hill Shopping Centre and can be seen from Sarcee Trail and Richmond Road.   One of the larger communities on the hill, Signal Hill is essentially made up of two neighborh...Read More

By: Mark Lukwinski

Zooming in on Springbank Hill

Tags: Calgary, Market, Statistics, Real estate, realtor, broker, moving, springbank hill

Springbank Hill is up for our analysis and review this week, so without further delay, here are some stats and details we have uncovered for you.   One of the larger communities on the hill, Springbank Hill is conglomerate of several communities located in the vicinity-Springborough, Summit of Montreux, Springbank Hill, The Slopes, Anatapi, and Spring Valley. Being such a vast area, it is b...Read More

By: Mark Lukwinski

January market improves over last year in Calgary

Tags: Calgary, Market, Statistics, Real estate, realtor, broker, moving

For the fourth consecutive month, housing inventory levels have recorded year-over-year declines. At 4,112 total units, January's inventory was 18 per cent below last year's levels.    "While housing conditions continue to favour buyers, a slow transition toward more balanced conditions is helping to ease downward pressure on home prices," said CREB® chief ec...Read More

The Story of Calgary's West 17 Lofts

By: Mark Lukwinski

The Story of Calgary's West 17 Lofts

Tags: Calgary, West 17, Condominium

Last weekend we held an Open House in a unit in the West 17th Lofts that we are representing. It was a very busy afternoon that garnered heaps of questions about the development, hence this week we thought we'd take a break from our community profiles and instead, provide some information about this popular cluster of Executive townhomes.   This development of executive loft style townh...Read More

By: Mark Lukwinski

CREB & Calgary's Regional Housing Market Forecast

Tags: CREB, Forecast, 2017

We are just under three weeks into the new year and CREB has just recently released their 2017 Forecast Report which summarizes the outlook for the year ahead based on various economic indicators. Though you can click here to read, analyze, and become familiar with their results more closely, we wanted to bring you some key points that we felt were of strong interest.    ...Read More

By: Mark Lukwinski

Zooming in on SouthWest Calgary: Strathcona Park and Christie Park

Tags: Calgary, Market, Statistics, Real estate, realtor, broker, moving, strathcona, christie park

Another week down, another deep freeze has settled in (but looks to be on the way out!), and so we've got another neighborhood for us to profile in Calgary's South West. We hope you've enjoyed the profies of the different neighborhoods so far that we have published in Calgary's WestSide. Last week we described and detailed Aspen Woods and this week we move to the east and profile S...Read More

By: Mark Lukwinski

Zooming in on SouthWest Calgary: Aspen Woods

Tags: Calgary, Market, Statistics, Real estate, realtor, broker, moving, aspen woods, southwest

Happy New Year to you all and we hope the holidays were relaxing and gave you the break you all deserved!   2017 is upon us now and we believe an exciting and great year awaits in the world of real estate here in Calgary. We took a break over the holidays from profiling the different neighborhoods that make up Calgary's West Side, however, we're diving right back in this week with a...Read More

Some tricks of the home preparation trade

By: Mark Lukwinski

Some tricks of the home preparation trade

Tags: Calgary, Market, Statistics, Real estate, realtor, broker, moving

   Regardless if this is your first time or your fifth time in selling your abode 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 Natural...Read More