Your Property Tax Assessment

By: Mark Lukwinski

Your Property Tax Assessment

Tags: City of Calgary, Tax Assessment, YYC

This week in the mail you should receive 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. According to the City of Calgary, the overall value though of all assessed residential properties has dropped $5 billion to $301 billion. An overall decline in the residential market saw s...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 30th 2019 to January 6th 2020

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 30th 2019 to January 6th 2020

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

The name of the game this week is New Year’s Eve! So much going on in the city as we start a new lap around the sun. Before we get to that, I wanted to thank you for joining me in 2019, having used me to sell your home or find you a new one. I’m looking forward to 2020 and turning houses into homes for all the clients I haven’t even met yet. Your referral is my best indicator of ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 23rd to December 30th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 23rd to December 30th 2019

Tags: Events YYC, YYC, Things going on YYC

Though this is the time of year where most of us gather with family and friends to partake in dinners, feasts and many other Christmas traditions, there’s still so much to do in the city to either blend into your family traditions, or to do something entirely different. For those of you looking to add some flare to your Christmas gatherings, or perhaps you don’t celebrate at all, here&...Read More

Gadget gifts for your home

By: Mark Lukwinski

Gadget gifts for your home

Tags: Gifts, Christmas, Last Minute

Looking for the perfect present for a loved one this holiday season? Read below on some trinkets and gadgets that are truly worth having as they bring comfort, ease, and in some cases, great value to your home.   Towel Warmer - $$ Who wouldn’t love to wrap themselves in a warm towel when they step out of the shower on a cold morning? The Amba RWP-CB Radiant Plug-In Curved Towel Warmer i...Read More

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

By: Mark Lukwinski

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

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

Who’s done all their Christmas shopping? School breaks this week for the holidays and there’s lots going on. Let’s dive into the 10 different things we’ve found to do in Calgary this week, but no surprise, so much is Christmas related. 1. The Nutcracker is on at the Jubilee Auditorium. Running from the 13th to the 24th, this production is an annual family favourite and tra...Read More

Virtual Staging

By: Mark Lukwinski

Virtual Staging

Tags: YYC, Virtual Staging, Homes for Sale Calgary

  Virtual Staging. Have you guys heard of this before?! It’s genius. If you are selling your home and it is already vacant, an alternative to hiring stagers to transport furniture into your home which can get expensive, is the use of virtual staging. Staging your home is often recommended to attract prospective home buyers to envision what a house looks like when it is furnished. A...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 9th to December 16th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 9th to December 16th 2019

Tags: YYC EVENTS, YYC, Things to do

Next week school takes a break for all students and Christmas festivities take over. There’s still time this week to do some thing for yourself, here are some suggestions about what’s happening in Calgary this week!    Calgary Night Market is in full swing every Friday this month leading up until Christmas. Head to Eau Claire and check out all the local goodies! If you&r...Read More

Listing your home during Christmas

By: Mark Lukwinski

Listing your home during Christmas

Tags: Christmas, Calgary, Holidays

You want to sell your place and list it throughout December, but the holidays are in full swing. What to do?! Everyone is much busier this time of year, so showings do slow down, but they don’t stop. If you are pondering whether to leave your house decorated or to remove things all together, leave them! People are in a festive mood, and they will appreciate to see that your house is being...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 2nd to December 9th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of December 2nd to December 9th 2019

Tags: Things to do YYC, Events YYC, Calgary

  You’ve got 30 days to wrap up any resolutions you haven’t completed. Thirty days. Then we begin a new lap around the sun and the madness continues. Luckily until then, we have December, Christmas, dinners, wines, and social gatherings to get through first. But first, let’s focus on this week. Here’s our Top 10 of things happening in Calgary this week for you to pic...Read More

Moving in freezing Calgary weather.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Moving in freezing Calgary weather.

Tags: Calgary moving, Moving YYC, Calgary Weather

You set your move date and as the day approaches, the weather begins to dip, slide, and tumble. As it turns out, the day of your move, the forecast calls for a high of -20, like today. What to do?! Here are some tips! 1. Pack your kettle and cups last, and ensure there is lots and lots of coffee to keep you and your moving helpers warm and energized. 2. Clear walkways and driveways the morning ...Read More