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Farm fresh - a home with a story to tell

(September 24, 2017)

Alex Deringer, co-owner with Courtney Cox of Ivy Lane Living in Alexandria, Virginia, believes a person’s home should tell his or her individual story. Her 4,500-square-foot, three-level residence on a unique two-acre lot in the heart of the city does exactly that. The home was originally a farmhouse built in 1912. Deringer wanted a family-friendly environment—a place where every room is approacha... read more.

Open House - Sunday, September 16, 2017

(September 16, 2017)

Come enjoy the last few rays of summer with me on the back porch of this Villa style Bungalow in Cochrane.  This amazing home has been updated TO THE NINES!  You will not be disappointed when you walk through the front door.  Automatically, your intuition will tell you, you are in the lap of luxury.


Enjoy this wonderful home with me on Sunday, September 17 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Pinterest Worthy Aquarium Herb Gardens

(September 15, 2017)

Age of Aquariums

Maintaining Your Personal Fish Tank Garden


For centuries, farmers have cultivated plants with aquaponic systems. Since at least 11,000 B.C.E, in China, rice has been grown in paddies. When the fields are flooded, fish come in. Ducks also arrive to enjoy the wetlands. The fish and fowl waste feed the plants, and the plants keep the water clean. When the paddies are drained for harves... read more.

An Interior Design Firm Takes a High-Rise Apartment to New Heights

(September 10, 2017)

Comfort Zone


Although this Portland, Oregon condo already had plenty of perks, like the coveted location in the Pearl District and unobstructed views of the Fremont Bridge, the urban digs would go one step further in the hands of Garrison Hullinger and his talented team. In the end, the innovative designers would deliver all the client wanted and more.

In the case of this particular high-rise buildi... read more.

Timeless in TorontoA Historic Townhome Gets a Modern Face-Lift

(September 06, 2017)

It was a blank canvas for designers Ashley Tracey and Laura McLellan. The design principals behind the wildly successful firm The Design Co., which specializes in blending old with new, were tasked with designing the interiors of a three-story, circa-1910 historic townhome. Located in the Casa Loma neighborhood of Toronto, the property did not have a buyer but the duo had one in mind when they ima... read more.

SOLD - Home in MacEwan

(September 04, 2017)

Congratulations to my buyer of this solid home in MacEwan.  This fantastic home has been updated and has a lot to offer a young family.  

If you or anyone you know is looking for a home just like this, feel free to give me a call at 403-477-5120 or shoot me a quick email at calgaryhomeowners@gmail.com and I would love to help you find the right home for you!



Excellent Opportunity for the first time Buy... read more.

Clean Refrigerator Coils Or Pay Unnecessary Repair Bills

(September 03, 2017)

Refrigerator condenser coils are located on the back of the fridge or across the bottom. When coils are clogged with dust, pet hair and cobwebs, they can’t efficiently release heat. The result is your compressor works harder and longer than it was designed to, using more energy and shortening the life of your fridge. Clean the coils with a coil-cleaning brush and vacuum. A coil-cleaning brush, whi... read more.

Selling This Fall?  Court Millennials and Empty-Nesters

(September 03, 2017)

If you’re planning on putting your house on the market this fall, be aware that people at different stages of life enter the market at different times of the year. For example, the lively spring real estate season thrives on families wishing to relocate while their kids are on break from school. Home sales in autumn, however, are driven mainly by millennials and empty-nesters. As we near the end o... read more.

Housing recovery a balancing act

(September 02, 2017)

Growth in new listings outpaced sales preventing inventory declines 


Sales posted a modest gain in August, but a rise in new listings kept inventory levels elevated.   

Inventories totaled 6,624 units, where over half were comprised of attached and apartment style properties. While inventories were 16 per cent higher than August 2016 levels, the slight rise in sales prevented further gains in the month... read more.