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Principles of Good Garden Design

(November 18, 2017, posted in General)

the four elements


Great gardens don’t happen by accident. They are the result of good planning that relies on the key elements of design: unity and harmony, proportion and scale, mass and space, and texture and pattern. A good designer will effectively use these elements to make a pleasing composition.

HARMONY AND UNITY

There are many ways to achieve a sense of harmony and unity in a landscape. Start... read more.

SOLD - Varsity Townhome

(November 15, 2017)

Should I be cheesy and say location, location, location?  Just thinking out loud here, but one of the most attractive qualities of this townhome is the amazing location.  Walking distance to Brentwood C-Train station, UofC, the Children's Hospital and Market Mall.  

If you or anyone you know is looking for a home with this kind of location, feel free to give me a call at 403-477-5120 or a quick email a... read more.

SOLD - Renovated Home In Willow Park

(November 14, 2017)

This wonderfully renovated home in Willow Park has now sold!  For those of you that feel yo may have missed out, send me a quick message at calgaryhomeowners@gmail.com and I will find you something else to fall in love with!





Modern Updates Make a Southern Home Timeless

(November 12, 2017, posted in General)

Classic Character

The city of Decatur, Georgia, is a suburb of Atlanta that has a traditional small-town atmosphere with tree-lined streets, parks, playing fields, and even a community bandstand in the town square. There are libraries, colleges, and a walkable downtown area with shops and restaurants. Just minutes east of the cultural and economic center of Atlanta, Decatur also offers all the bene... read more.

New Listing - Executive Bungalow in Willow Park

(November 07, 2017, posted in Listings)

After many years of selling Real Estate, I am always surprised that the number of homes on the market where unfinished projects are waiting for buyers.  That is not the kind of home will find her at 9971 Warren Rd in Willow Park.  

If you are looking for a turn key home, look no further. From the amazing kitchen renovation to the fully finished basement with silk carpeting, no detail was overlooked in... read more.

Respect for Architecture and Attention to Detail Revive an English Tudor Kitchen

(November 05, 2017, posted in General)

TIMELESS TUDOR

“Can you do a black kitchen?” Mario J. Mulea laughs as he recalls the first words the homeowner spoke to him. The homeowner had just stepped into the showroom for Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly (kitchendesigns.com), a firm serving the Long Island area of New York where Mulea works as a kitchen designer. As an experienced interior designer herself, the homeowner had a clear vision of wh... read more.

How to Create a Relaxing Bathroom

(November 01, 2017)

With toiletries scattered across the counter and towels tossed in the corner, your bathroom doesn’t feel like a place to get clean. But when your bathroom is orderly, your bathroom can become a place of both cleanliness and relaxation; see how with these three tips.


Utilize Your Storage Space
Close your eyes and picture a relaxing spa. Chances are, this space doesn’t have makeup or cleaning products... read more.

New Mortgage Rules Set

(November 01, 2017)

Canada’s top banking regulator has published the final version of its new mortgage rules, which include a requirement to “stress test” borrowers with uninsured loans to ensure they could withstand higher interest rates. The new guidelines for the mortgage industry will come into effect on January 1, 2018.

Among the major new rules is a requirement to stress test uninsured borrowers. Previously, onl... read more.

Prices remain similar to last year but ease in October

(November 01, 2017, posted in Statistics)

Status quo for Calgary's housing market


October's housing market conditions closely echoed previous month's trends with easing sales, rising inventories and downward price pressure. Like last month, the monthly activity was not enough to derail gains that occurred earlier in the year.

October sales and inventories totaled 1,467 and 6,463 units for a month of supply of 4.4. Several months of elevated... read more.