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We told you it wouldn't last long... - 10/28/10 12:18 PM
We've done it again! Conditionally SOLD in Cranston - 122 Crammond This is a great two-story home built by the "9 time Builder of the Year"; Morrison Homes on a HUGE pie lot with oversized detached garage. As we do with all of our clients, we consulted the sellers to price this house RIGHT and we have a contract! Sellers are selling and buyers ARE buying! The new homeowners will have a wonderful home to enjoy for many years to come that offers them an open floor plan and fresh paint throughout ~ all they have to do is move in. The main floor (0 comments)
Halloween Trivia... - 10/26/10 11:46 AM
We thought we would post something fun and check your wits (or speed at googling the answer)! Bobbing for apples originated in Celtic times when apples were associated with love or fertility. What's the most apples bobbed in one minute according to Guinness World Records? a) 9 b) 17 c) 33 d) 24 We would love to hear your answers, send replies to RyanMacDonald@shaw.ca (0 comments)
OPEN HOUSE Tomorrow (10/23) 2p-4:30p Join Us to see this AMAZING House! - 10/22/10 07:48 PM
New Brighton, Calgary - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 97 Brightonstone Landing SE on October 23 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM. One of the best locations in New Brighton on a quiet cul-de-sac! This gorgeous two storey home is the well sought after Bonnyville model from Cedarglen. From the moment you walk in, it feels like you're in a show home. Fantastic open floor plan with many upgrades such as; hardwood floors on the main, Kitchen Aid stainless steel appliances and a beautiful corner fireplace. Nice neutral colours await your special decorating touch.There are an abundance (1 comments)
Calgary Home Prices Make Return To 2009 Levels - 10/21/10 11:23 AM
Here is some encouraging news we read online and wanted to share it with you. If you would like to know what prices are doing in your particular area, visit us to see. Calgary's housing market saw a return to stability in third quarter of 2010, with prices in the city reaching levels last seen in September of 2009, according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released today. As a whole, Canada's residential real estate market saw year-over-year growth in the third quarter as fears of a double dip recession or a housing bubble faded, while house price appreciation slowed to a (3 comments)
Seller Resource: Cleanliness & Accessibility - 10/18/10 10:58 AM
Thank you for checking back to our blog as we continue our Seller Resource series on how cleanliness and accessibility are key to selling your home in today's market. Cleanliness Buyers are turned off by even the smallest amount of uncleanliness or odor, resulting in extended time on the market or a loss of thousands to the seller when the potential buyer asks for seller concessions or allowances. To avoid this: Make your home squeaky clean, generating in a faster sale and more money as a result! Create space by eliminating old junk and clutter.....it will make an easier move for you (1 comments)
Calgary Blackfoot Farmers Market This Weekend! - 10/15/10 01:10 PM
Looking for a fun way to spend your weekend? Come join us at The Calgary Blackfoot Farmers Market located at 5600-11 Street SE, begining THIS WEEKEND and continuing for the next 3 weekends, from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Enjoy local arts, crafts, collectibles & antiques!! Located minutes from downtown Calgary and close to Deerfoot Meadows. Let us know if you will be attending, we'd love to bump into you! Contact Ryan & Sheri MacDonald at: 403.519.9102 or via email at RyanMacDonald@shaw.ca. (2 comments)
JUST REDUCED in McKenzie Towne - Check out the GREAT Value! - 10/15/10 01:08 PM
This 3 bedroom home is tastefully decorated and very well maintained. Maple cabinets in the kitchen that also boasts a pantry and an island. The sunny south facing kitchen & dining area have 9' ceilings, lots of windows and slider to the 2nd balcony. Ceramic tile flooring on main floor and spacious living room with airy 10' ceilings and an abundance of windows. Upstairs features a large master bedroom with lots of closet space, 2nd bedroom (also has walk in closet!)& 3rd bedrooms with great views. Ample room for storage in basement and the double attached garage. One of the nicest (0 comments)
Canada's housing market remains well-balanced with cooling home sales and new listings adjusting to historical trends. "The hangover from accelerated home purchases earlier this year is expected to persist over the rest of the year, but positive economic and job market trends bode well for home price stability," said Gregory Klump, CREA chief economist. The outlook for the Canadian economy, while having changed slightly due to recent uneven developments in the global economic landscape and south of the border, remains solid and is expected to continue lending support to the housing sector. While monetary policy measures undertaken since April have (0 comments)
Why you should NOT go the "For Sale By Owner" route"... - 10/08/10 01:22 PM
Thinking of selling your house ALONE??? We understand that the current economy has put a strain on many of us. We've all had to make adjustments in our everyday lives. However, when selling your home this is one area where you do not want to cut corners! There are MANY reasons why we would never recommend anyone sell their house "For Sale By Owner" and here are a few of them: If you sell your home yourself, you will get limited exposure by putting up a sign, running some ads, and telling your friends. On the other hand, if you work (6 comments)
Seller Resource: Paint, Flooring & Curb Appeal - 10/06/10 03:55 PM
Deciding to sell your home is a big decision. A lot of work (especially in this market) goes into a successful transaction. There's more to selling a home than just putting it in the local MLS and putting a sign in your yard. Continue to visit our blog over the next couple of weeks as we continue our Seller Resources Series. These tips and tricks have proven to be useful when Sheri and I help our clients prepare their home for sale. As always, please visit our website for more information at http://www.ryanandsheri.com and ask us how we can assist you in selling your (0 comments)
Calgary Leads Nation In Economic Growth - 10/05/10 11:19 AM
The Calgary Herald reports that Calgary is forecast to lead the nation in economic growth in the period between 2011 and 2014, according to the Conference Board of Canada. In its Metropolitan Outlook report released today, the board said Calgary suffered through a significant downturn last year with the effects of the global financial crisis resulting in Real Gross Domestic Product declining by 4.5 per cent. The board said Calgary's economy will rebound this year with 3.5 per cent growth then average 4.2 per cent growth each year between 2011 and 2014. "For this year, like a lot of other cities in the (1 comments)
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