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Offered in Windsor Park, Calgary – 201, 5703 5 St SW

We just love this Windsor Park Condo. The building has a beautiful New York or Montreal like feel, and this East and South facing top floor unit is the best in the building.  We went a little over the top in preparing some drone photography.  It’s such a great unit, in a great building, just […]

Slight Inventory Decline

There have been no significant changes occurring in sales activity, but the number of new listings coming onto the market continues to ease relative to 2018 levels. The decline in new listings was enough to start chipping away at overall inventory levels, which have eased slightly compared to last year. The slight adjustment in supply […]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update April 2019 – Absorption Rate is 5+ months despite improved sales activity for Under $500,000 Product

Calgary – Sales were down 9% compared to the same 1st quarter last year, and 28% below trending levels. At the same time, this price decline and relatively slow sales activity are impacting peoples interest in putting their properties on the market for sale. New listings were down to 6,595 in March … the absorption […]

10 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring A Landscape Designer

If you’re considering working with a landscape designer, finding the right fit — and avoiding surprises midway through the project — is largely about knowing which questions to ask upfront and being familiar with the range of services these professionals provide.These four seasoned landscape professionals provide  the inside scoop on the range of services available and the 10 […]

Pantry & Kitchen Storage Hacks

(Click Image To Watch Video) Laurie March, the House Counselor, shares tips on how to expand your kitchen storage.

Your realtor, Bryon Howard, needs your help

Wow and Thank you! Thanks to your help, we had an amazing first quarter 2019 having just sold 445 Skyview Ranch today! We had 11 showings and sold it $6,000 over List price. Laurie and Lauire (can you believe him and her have the same name?!!) are retiring on Vancouver Island!  5840 66 AVE NW […]

Fun With Xeriscaping

Creative Xeriscaping: Save Water With Style Westlake Project: Build a Moat! Mark Biechler of Pearson Landscape in Austin, Texas created a solution for a homeowner in Westlake, Texas whose home tended to flood during heavy rainfall. To solve the problem, a moat was built around the house (designed by Gregory Thomas of CG&S Design Build). Let […]

7 Beneficial Factors To Consider Upon Choosing Your Home To Retire In

Now more than ever baby boomers are entering retirement age, the question is of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to […]

21 Creative Ways To Complete A Bathroom Remodel

Polishing up a worn washroom needn’t require pricey new fixtures or wall-busting construction. See how you can make the most of what you have with creative wall and window treatments, garage/yard sale finds, and stylish storage ideas!

How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW  This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s look at this […]