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What's going on in the Calgary real estate market? Which areas and price points are experiencing recovery? Some Calgary neighbourhoods have low inventory and higher sales - what does this mean for buyers? If you're considering selling your home, reach out so we can chat about the best strategies to get your home sold so you can achieve your goals.

Want to learn more about upcoming listings or what homes are selling for in Lake Bonavista? 

Calgary RE/MAX November 2019 Statistics

FROM CREB®: Year-to-date residential sales in the city remain just above last year’s levels due to improvements in the attached sector so far this year.

However, November sales activity eased over last year’s levels, mostly due to pullbacks in the apartment sector.

Meanwhile, new listings eased enough

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Opened in June 2019, the Bonavista Downs Community Disc Golf Course is Calgary's newest "9 holes, 9 baskets" disc golf course. This course is located on Lake Huron Crescent SE at the Bow Bottom Baseball Fields in Bonavista Downs at the intersections of Anderson Trail, Deerfoot Trail and Bow Bottom Trail. 

Bonavista Downs Community Disc Golf Course Basket Hole Chains

Bonavista's is a free walk-on course and you're able to use your Frisbee or Ultimate Frisbee but disc golf is generally played with a set of discs which, like golf clubs, all have a different purpose. At a minimum, you'd want to have a driver, a mid-range, and a putter (you likely won't lose track of your discs at this smaller course but most players carry extras of each disc). Golf discs are rated by their speed, glide, fade & turn abilities with

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We've just listed 8039 Fairmount Drive SE - a 1,125 square foot bungalow in Fairview. Located just south of Glenmore Trail, Fairview has easy access to Deerfoot Trail, Blackfoot Trail and Macleod Trail and allows for a quick commute to downtown by car or Calgary Transit. Fairview is an established community with schools, medical clinics and shopping. The Calgary Farmer's Market, IKEA, Real Canadian Superstore, Shoppers Drug Mart and Toppler Bowl are all close by.

Take a look at 8039 Fairmount Dr SE and if you'd like to book a showing just send us a message or call 403-852-4223. 

8039 Fairmount Drive SE has oak flooring throughout the living room, hall and 3 bedrooms on the main. The fully developed basement has a 3 piece bathroom, massive recreation

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Canadians love where they live; RE/MAX Liveability Report explores some of the best places to live in Canada

RE/MAX asked and Canadians spoke! Key findings from the Liveability Report show that 89% of Canadians would recommend their neighbourhoods to others. Six in ten Canadians enjoy proximity to shopping, dining and green spaces where they live. Two-thirds of Canadians' time is spent in their own neighbourhood.

Calgary ranked high in seven out of 11 categories, including offering good access to employment opportunities, population growth, housing supply, housing affordability and easy access to bike lanes and/or walking paths. Confederation and Nose Hill Park are two of the most popular parks in the city and the Rotary Mattamy Greenway is

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After what seems like years of asking for it, CREB® finally answered my long-standing request to use emojis to describe MLS® listings! 

This month's media release from the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®):

Oversupply persists despite improved sales activity for affordable product

City of Calgary, April 1, 2019

March saw a modest decline in city wide sales activity compared to last year. However, sales have been rising for more affordable product in the detached and attached sectors.

Shifts in the lower end of the market have not outweighed easing across the higher priced product. First-quarter sales dropped to 3,108 units. This is nine per cent below last year and 28 per cent below typical levels of activity.

Price declines

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The Alberta provincial election is on Tuesday April 16, 2019 with advance polling April 9 - 13, 2019.

No matter who you're voting for, if you plan on voting in the upcoming 2019 Alberta provincial election you will need to be registered. To check if you're eligible, you can simply visit Elections Alberta for all the information you need and links to register yourself to vote.

Even if you've previously voted, the Elections Alberta website is a good resource to find your polling station (perhaps you've moved or just want to confirm where you will be voting this time) and read more information about what rules the candidates must follow during their campaign.

There's no excuses for Lake Bonavista, Willow Park and other south Calgary community

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We just listed this 1 Bedroom + Den in Stella! On the 7th floor, this open concept space has gorgeous west-facing views and floor to ceiling windows which bathe the unit in bright, natural light.

Across the street from Circle K and Tim Hortons and just a short walk to downtown, C-Train and all that 17th Avenue has to offer - pubs, restaurants and shopping! 

The Stella building includes a full-time concierge, fitness centre with steam room, rec room, short term guest suites and visitor parking.

Interested? Contact Shirley & Jeff Mikolajow of RE/MAX First for a personal & private viewing.

 

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2019 brings many cost increases from The City of Calgary and the price of a compliance stamp is now $199 (about an 18% increase from last year's price).

An updated real property report (RPR) with City of Calgary compliance stamp is vital for a smooth and timely real estate transaction and should be ordered as soon as possible by a homeowner.

The City of Calgary now offers compliance to land surveys via electronic upload - when choosing a survey company, check to be sure they offer a compatible secure format. Before uploading to the City, review the survey to be sure it will comply (structures, fences and additions all comply with proper land use by-laws).

What is a RPR Real Property Report?

In Calgary, a real property report with City of

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We have just listed 10204 2 ST SE for sale in the popular Calgary community of Willow Park!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C4188325

Willow Park - Great opportunity and location!
Calgary Willow Park MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleBeautiful, well maintained bi-level with two bedrooms up and two bedrooms down. Nice Curb Appeal with brick in front. Upstairs has lovely open Kitchen with dining area, Living room, full bath and two bedrooms. Downstairs is very spacious with Family room, two bedrooms and another 4-piece bath. Great affordable home in a lovely location close to lots of amenities, walk to C-train and bus transportation. Deck off kitchen/dining area is lovely for BBQ's and entertaining. Back yard is a good size and the double detached

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