Questions to ask during an Open House in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Questions to ask during an Open House in Calgary

Tags: YYc, open house, YYC RE, real estate Calgary

If there’s a property you’ve got your eye on and you find yourself wandering through it during an Open House to see if it’s the right fit for you, here are some questions you should ask the Realtor present to ensure you learn as much as possible. It’s a great opportunity to get all the information you need, so be sure to be prepared!   How long has the house been on...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 19th to 26th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 19th to 26th 2019

Tags: Things to do YYC, Calgary Events

How’s your summer been? Anyone else notice the change in crispness in the air, especially in the evenings? Be sure to take advantage of the amazing Back to School sales going on right now, they’re a steal of a deal for sure!   Still lots going on in Calgary this week, here’s our Top Ten picks for you for this week.   Not to start off on a downer but, the End of Summe...Read More

New Schools and New Neighborhoods

By: Mark Lukwinski

New Schools and New Neighborhoods

Tags: New Schools, SchoolsY YYC, Calgary Board of Education

It’s Saturday, and all your boxes have just been unloaded off your moving truck and stacked onto the floor of your new home. An air of excitement is in the air as everyone wanders the new abode and starts to mentally decorate how things will look, meanwhile the kids run in the back yard, off to explore new territory.   By Sunday night though, butterflies are fluttering, even for you, ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 12th-19th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of August 12th-19th.

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

Have you already done your back to school shopping? It’s scary how fast this summer has gone, but ya, Back to School is literally just around the corner. How is that possible?! Here’s our top picks for things to do this week in the city-it’s a festive culture week, with so many events going on!   Carifest comes to town this week! Head to Shaw Millenium park on Saturday, t...Read More

What do you know about Calgary?

By: Mark Lukwinski

What do you know about Calgary?

Tags: Calgary, YYC, Calgary Facts

How do you describe Calgary to someone who isn’t from here, to a tourist, or perhaps someone who is thinking of moving here?   This week on the blog, we thought we’d share some facts about Calgary that you can share with others. Here we go!   Because of our altitude, Calgary is a naturally dry city. We get lots of sun, even when it’s cold. It shines about 2300 hours eve...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week August 5th to August 12th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week August 5th to August 12th 2019

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

We hope you’re enjoying your long weekend and hope you managed to escape out of town. If you’re here in Calgary today and this week, here’s some things we found for you to do! Have a great one!!     Calgary’s Dragon Boat festival takes place this week from Friday to Sunday at North Glenmore Park. It’s always a fun way to spend the day, watching people com...Read More

Heritage Days Long Weekend in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Heritage Days Long Weekend in Calgary

Tags: Heritage Days, Long weekend, YYC, Calgary

School ended at the end of June, we all blinked several times and suddenly we are here today, planning things to do on this mid-summer’s long weekend. In a few short weeks, we will be celebrating Labour Day and the kids will be back in school. It is a severe understatement to say that time flies! How has your summer been so far? However, we are not there yet, we have a few weeks within whic...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week, July 28th to August 5th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week, July 28th to August 5th 2019

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

Just a couple of days until the end of July and then we are half way through summer which means there’s just 5 weeks now until school kicks back in. We’re slated to have fantastic weather all week, so in keeping up with our weekly blog, here’s our top 10 things to do in Calgary this week!   The Calgary Stampeders take on the Edmonton Eskimos on August 3rd, head to McMahon...Read More

How's your Roof doing?

By: Mark Lukwinski

How's your Roof doing?

Tags: roof, lifespan of roof, YYC

When looking at a new home to make your own, the health of the roof is always something to consider because like everything else, roofs need replacing and some care.   Roofs are affected by design, climate and several other factors. The life expectancy of your roof will be contingent on what materials are used to make it. Wood shingles will last about 30-40 years, metal roofing will last you ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of July 22nd to July 29th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of July 22nd to July 29th 2019

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

We blinked and the summer is half over. But finally this week we have some ideal weather so we’ve tried to dig up as many things to do outdoors as we could. As always, here’s our top 10 suggestions for things to do in Calgary this week!   The University of Calgary’s Rothney Observatory is holding a series of Open Houses this week because this week is also the 50th anniver...Read More