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By Spencer Rivers, Specialist in marketing Calgary luxury homes
(Synterra Realty)
If you’re seeking an exceptional condo in Calgary, The Riverfront should be on your radar. Located at 333 Riverfront Avenue SE, The Riverfront offers luxurious living in the vibrant Downtown East Village neighbourhood. Let me take you through why this condo and its surroundings make for an unparalleled urban lifestyle. Quick Facts about The Riverfront  Developer Trico Number of Units 145 Storeys 4 Unit sizes 470-1020 sq ft Year Built 2000 Pet Friendly Yes Post Tension Cables No Short-term Rental Friendly No Neighbourhood Downtown East Village  The Riverfront Condo Building The Riverfront underwent some difficult times during the floods in 2013. The building is still trying to remediate issues that have surfaced largely as a result of this. This presents a great opportunity for affordabl...
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By Robert Havana, Alberta Real Estate License Parking
(Park and Protect- Alberta Real Estate License Parking)
Once you have an Alberta Real Estate License granted to you by the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) you are eligible to register with a Licensed Alberta real estate brokerage. However, if you are not registered with an Alberta brokerage for some time, your Alberta real estate license will expire and be permanently cancelled. We will explain below why you may want to register with Park and Protect.*You are NOT authorized to trade in real estate in Alberta without being registered with an Alberta Brokerage. Trading without authorization may result in financial penalties as well as license suspension or cancellation. Here is a link where you can read about the penalties levied against unlicensed and unauthorized trading in Alberta real estate: RECA PenaltiesMost Alberta real estate br...
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By Byron Henry - eXp Realty, Realtor
(eXp Realty - Calgary)
Calgary Property Types: Understanding Detached, Semi-Detached, Row and Apartment Homes Welcome to our guide to Calgary property types! If you've ever felt overwhelmed by the different types of homes available in Calgary, we're here to help. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the four main property types you'll come across in the city: detached, semi-detached, row, and apartment homes. Whether you're a first-time buyer or a seasoned investor, understanding the nuances of each property type is crucial for making informed decisions. We'll break down the key features, benefits, and considerations for each type, giving you a clear understanding of what to expect. From the spaciousness and privacy of detached homes to the affordability and low-maintenance lifestyle of apartment livin...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
Executive Home on Rainbow Falls Pond. OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription $950,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,861 sqftLot: 6,896 sqftYear Built: 2006 Location 357 Rainbow Falls WayChestermere, AB T1X 1W5Canada Doug, Kevin & Marjorie McKay RE/MAX Real Estate Mountain View403-207-1776marjoriemckay@live.cahttp://www.chestermererealestate.com       Listed by: RE/MAX Mountain View Our recent listingsExecutive Home on Rainbow Falls Pond. | $950,000 | Chestermere, AB Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Real Estate Agent, 614-390-9243
(Coldwell Banker)
Nestled in the heart of Alberta, Canada, Edmonton emerges as a real estate frontier, capturing the attention of savvy homebuyers seeking a distinctive blend of affordability and cultural richness. As we navigate the dynamic tapestry of the housing market, Edmonton beckons with its own unique allure, making the current juncture an opportune moment to explore the prospects of calling this city home. Affordability Redefined: Edmonton takes center stage as an affordable haven in the Canadian real estate landscape. In stark contrast to the soaring costs witnessed in major cities like Toronto and Vancouver, Edmonton offers a golden gateway for first-time buyers and those looking to expand their living spaces without the financial strain.   Economic Versatility: While historically rooted in th...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
What a lot of value! OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhood $1,069,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,559 sqftLot: 8,430 sqftYear Built: 2015 Location 221 Rainbow Falls BayChestermere, AB T1X 0T1Canada Doug, Kevin & Marjorie McKay RE/MAX Real Estate Mountain View403-207-1776marjoriemckay@live.cahttp://www.chestermererealestate.com       Listed by: RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW Our recent listingsEver Considered Multi-Generation Living? | $1,475,000 | Chestermere, AB Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By Byron Henry - eXp Realty, Realtor
(eXp Realty - Calgary)
City of Edmonton NeighbourhoodsMap contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – City of Edmonton.The City of Edmonton City Plan(page 96) divides the city into a network of fifteen districts. It defines districts as “diverse, accessible collections of neighbourhoods that contain most of the services and amenities Edmontonians need to meet their daily needs. They connect residential and non-residential opportunities and enhance the ability for more Edmontonians to live locally”. Hover over the map above or click "Legend" to discover the districts.Each of these neighbourhoods has unique traits. In real estate, location is everything. Finding the right neighbourhood to live in is one of the most crucial factors.All fifteen districts are identified below, along with thei...
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By Byron Henry - eXp Realty, Realtor
(eXp Realty - Calgary)
North West Calgary Condos for Sale North West Calgary is home to the University of Calgary, Foothills Hospital, McMahon Stadium, Children's Hospital and Market Mall. North West Calgary borders Nose Hill Park(fourth largest urban park in Canada) to the east. Crowchild trail is the main thorofare that bisects North West Calgary, providing quick access from its fringes to the downtown core. Although considered suburban, some of the more established communities, such as University Heights and Charleswood, border Calgary City Centre to the southwest qualifying them as almost inner city. You can find the ideal space to fit your lifestyle and budget thanks to the wide range of options that are available. Explore our selection of North West  Condos  to look for your ideal home right away. Nort...
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By Byron Henry - eXp Realty, Realtor
(eXp Realty - Calgary)
City Centre Calgary Condos for Sale The inner-city communities of City Centre offer an abundance of amenities, proximity to the downtown core, and access to central parks and pathway systems. City Centre contains the six communities that make up the Downtown Condo Market as well as various lively surrounding inner-city communities such as Hillhurst and Bridgeland-Riverside. If you're looking for a luxurious and modern living space in the heart of the city, a Calgary City Centre condo may be just what you're looking for. City Centre Calgary Condos for Sale by Price Range $0 - $200,000 $200,000 - $300,000 $300,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000 $800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - Max City Centre Calgary Condos for Sale by Community H...
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By Byron Henry - eXp Realty, Realtor
(eXp Realty - Calgary)
CREB Calgary CommunitiesThe Calgary Real Estate Board(CREB) divides Calgary into the following eight zones: North West, North, North East, West, City Center, East, South and South East. The zones are divided further into communities totaling just over 200.Each of these communities has their own characteristics. It is often said in Real Estate it is all about location. Finding the right location to live is one of the most important considerations.All eight zones are identified below, along with their communities. Click on a community to see the associated profile and listing statistics. This data is helpful when determining the community that best meets you needs.Calgary North West Communities Calgary North West is depicted in peach in the map above. Calgary North West borders on three o...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
This stunning 1/3 acre lot boasts breathtaking views of the lake, mountains, and city skyline, making it the perfect location to build your dream home. Nestled on a quiet street in the sought-after community of Kinniburgh, this property is conveniently located close to top-rated schools and shopping. Additionally, the proposed urgent care centre in Serenity is just a stone's throw away, providing easy access to medical care when needed.This lot is situated near the end of the lake, offering direct access to the bike paths that connect to the TransCanada trail. Enjoy the serene beauty of the area as you stroll, jog or bike along the picturesque paths. What's more, this land has never been built on before, offering a blank canvas for you to create your own paradise.Zoned as residential es...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
2 Story Walkout on Large Corner Lot. OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription $699,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,297 sqftLot: 5,588 sqftYear Built: 2007MLS #: A2004898 Location 265 Hawkmere CloseChestermere, AB T1X 0B9Canada Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay RE/MAX Real Estate Mountain View403-207-1776marjoriemckay@live.cahttp://www.chestermererealestate.com       Listed by: RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW Our recent listings 2 Story Walkout on Large Corner Lot. | $699,000 | Chestermere, ABBacking Onto West Creek Pond | $689,000 | Chestermere, ABBring The Extended Family and the Home Business! | $1,495,000 | Chestermere, AB60 Acres Near Chestermere with 2 shops. | $1,825,000 | Chestermere, AB Subscribe to our listing feed Nearb...
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By Byron Henry - eXp Realty, Realtor
(eXp Realty - Calgary)
Soaring to New Heights: Exploring Downtown Calgary's Hi-Rise and Lo-Rise Condo Buildings Welcome to Calgary, where the city skyline is punctuated by striking hi-rise and lo-rise condo buildings. We will take you on a journey to explore the soaring heights and architectural marvels of downtown Calgary's condo scene. With its vibrant downtown core and stunning views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains, Calgary has become a mecca for those seeking urban living with a touch of natural beauty. From sleek and modern towers to boutique-style low-rise buildings, the city offers a diverse range of options for those looking to call downtown Calgary home. Let's delve into the world of these impressive structures, uncovering their unique features, amenities, and the lifestyle they offer to resident...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
Is privacy a priority?  This walkout bungalow backs onto a greenspace and has the privacy you crave.  Located on a friendly cul de sac, this home has an oversized concrete drive where you can park your boat or smaller RV.   On the main level, you will find a terrific dining room that could be used as an office, a generous kitchen with an island & raised breakfast bar. The kitchen has plenty of storage & counter space. Off the kitchen is an eating area & large family room w/ vaulted ceiling. The primary bedroom has a four-piece bath and a walk-in closet., There is a second bedroom and  4 piece bath to complete the main level. The lower family room is 30 X16 & leads to a flex room, storage area, 3-piece bath, and a very generous 3rd bedroom. You will be amazed by the outdoor space! The ma...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
We have been pioneers in marketing our listings in Chestermere with Drone and video tours. Kevin McKay has his drone pilot license, so he can legally run the larger, better-quality drones. He can also edit the videos and blend the inside of the home with the exterior and neighborhood videos. The purpose of these videos is to honestly represent the home as though the buyers were actually walking through the home.   Local and National Marketing!We promote our Drone and Video Tours in the national marketplace, locating buyers that are moving to this area.  If they like what they see they will tell their Buyer’s Agent to show them the home.We Set Up Our Clients For Success!   It is a competitive market out there, and it can change in a heartbeat. With 28 years of experience, we have worked ...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
Our family has been selling Chestermere and area homes since 1993.  That is 30 years of working together!  It has worked so well for us that our son Kevin, is coming to work with us.The secret is that we each have the areas that we specialize in.  Marjorie McKay loves marketing and promoting the listings.  Whether it is on our self-managed website, Facebook, blogging, or internet marketing Marjorie has mastered each of these platforms.Kevin McKay is a licensed drone pilot and a videographer.  He is responsible for all of the images you see on our listings.  Having a drone video, and drone photography shows off the exterior of the property, the neighbourhood, the yard, and the proximity to parks, schools, and other amenities.  On acreages, it shows the rest of the property.  Check out ou...
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By Byron Henry - eXp Realty, Realtor
(eXp Realty - Calgary)
Downtown West End Calgary - An Ideal Place to Live for All AgesA picture is worth a thousand words. Downtown West End is a community nestled on the western corner of Downtown Calgary. It is a high density community primarily composed of high-rise residential condominiums. It is bounded on the north by the Bow river - a playground for rafters and paddle boarders, and is bounded on the east by the Downtown Commercial Core - Calgary’s dense business district.The typical West End resident would say it is situated in a perfect downtown location as it allows quick access to the Commercial Core as well as west to the mountains. Although these are great reasons to make the Downtown West End your home, there is so much more. I have compiled a list of my favourite things about this community. Tak...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
Collect cars? Home business? Want horses? This 60-acre parcel has lots of potential. The 2668 sq. ft. two-story home has a unique fieldstone fireplace to set off the spacious living room. The dining room will accommodate the whole family. A spacious kitchen with granite counters overlooks the sunny west-facing yard. The master bedroom also has a field-stone fireplace. Lots of room for entertaining inside and out. The yard has a built-in kitchen, and RV parking with hook-ups, there is a 5,295 sq. ft. shop, with 100 amp service, high ceilings, and a small mezzanine. The Quonset is heated with a pellet stove and it is 32 x 48 with 100 amp power. This property has a 6.3-kilowatt backup generator in a separate building, so you are safe if the power goes off. There is room above the garage fo...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
This unique custom-built home has room for generations of family! Bring the business! This 10-acre parcel has a 3500 sq. ft. shop with 14-foot high doors. 200 amp service and 100 amp service and a water cistern provide services for the shop. There is an area with a mezzanine for an office, ready to be developed. There is also a setup for livestock. This elegant home is wide open with a very flexible floor plan. 6,278 sq. ft. of total living area including the walkout level. On the 3253 sq. ft. main floor, there are 3 bedrooms and a den up, a main floor laundry room, a powder room, breakfast nook, and dining room. The kitchen is well-appointed with a large pantry with plumbing for another sink. There are two sinks in the kitchen, a 6-burner gas cooktop, a wall oven, a microwave, and a wa...
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By Doug, Marjorie & Kevin McKay, Calgary & Chestermere - 403-207-1776
(RE/MAX REAL ESTATE MOUNTAIN VIEW)
Your vacation home, and everyday home in one! This lakefront home was custom-built in 2015. Designed for this lot, this home has plenty of windows, and 10-foot ceilings, with a 19-foot vault in the great room. 3.165 sq. ft. on a west-facing lot on the sandy south shore of Chestermere lake. The main floor is well designed with a generous kitchen, dining room and great room all overlooking the lake. There is also a den, a mudroom, on this floor. The second level hosts an amazing owner's suite with a 19-foot vaulted ceiling, and a huge walk-in closet, the attached bath has a 60 x 36' tiled shower, a private powder room, and a generous soaker tub. There are two more bedrooms with walk-in closets, a fourth bedroom, and a bonus room. There is also a 4-piece bath and a laundry room on the floo...
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