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June 2013

Found 5 blog entries for June 2013.

The home of Jim Shaw at 102 Crescent Rd. NW, Calgary in Crescent Heights recently sold at a record-breaking price of $11.1 million - the highest ever recorded MLS sale price in Calgary. A retired Shaw executive, Jim Shaw found the home to be more than his present needs and opted in downsizing, but is not leaving Calgary.

John Hripko, the listing agent from Royal LePage Foothills who closed the sale, declared that Shaw's home, originally listed at $11.5 million, had been on the market for eight months and was sold to a “long-standing Calgary citizen.”

Jim Shaw HomeThe record-breaking $11.1 million sale of Jim Shaw Calgary home now surpasses the previous highest MLS Calgary sale of $10.35 million in Aspen Woods sold earlier this year. Built in 2010 and listed by

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Study finds Friday is the Best Day of the Week to List Your Home for Sale

The biggest challenge with real estate marketing is capturing the widest market and closing the sale in the shortest span of time at the highest possible price. But when is the best day to list a property and have the most success?

A recent study by Redfin, a US real estate brokerage, revealed that Fridays make the best listing day of the week. In the study from data obtained last year in 19 US markets, home listings on Fridays resulted in a sale of 99.1% of the original selling price - the highest percentage compared to those made on all the other days of the week. Properties listed on Fridays also came out as the fastest-selling properties, with an average of 81 days from

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129 Sierra Vista Bay SW, Calgary - Richmond Hill            $979,900

Area: Richmond Hill Calgary SW / Richmond Hill Real Estate 

Location: 129 Sierra Vista Bay SW, Calgary      www.RichmondHillVista.com

Nestled on a peaceful cul-de-sac in the established SW Calgary community of RIchmond Hill at 129 Sierra Vista Bay SW, Calgary - Richmond Hill area, this stunning Calgary luxury home offers fabulous mountain views and remarkable rustic landscapes.

Richmond Hill June 2013This beautiful Richmond Hill luxury home features unique cedar stairs leading to a cool gazebo atop the hillside and an exclusive backyard perfect for entertaining guests and hosting events, with an incredible hot tub for 6 persons. This updated Calgary home showcases a modern open concept  layout,

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78 Aspen Ridge Cres SW Calgary - Aspen Homes & MLS Listing            $1,199,000

Area: Aspen Woods SW Calgary/ Aspen Ridge Crescent in Aspen Estates

Location: 78 Aspen Ridge Cres SW, Calgary

On a serene west-facing prime lot in 78 Aspen Ridge Cres SW, Calgary - Aspen Woods, this beautiful Aspen Calgary luxury house offers 2,813 sq. ft. above grade living space of quality features and finishing.

Aspen Woods June 2013This stunning Aspen Calgary home features knockdown finished ceilings with impressive spot lights and chandeliers, 9' ceilings on the main floor and basement, 3 fireplaces and a gorgeous spiral staircase. The first level has an arched transom at main entrance door, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, living room with recessed ceiling, den with an office,

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Appealing Convenience of the Penthouse Lifestyle in Large Cities

Conveniences in penthouse living remain the major attraction for real estate buyers who want a private convenient abode amid a busy metropolitan city. A penthouse, defined as an apartment situated at one of the highest levels of an apartment building, originated in New York City during the 1920's. The concept is an offshoot of the high demand for living space in prime urban areas, with buyers willing to pay top dollar for luxury apartments built at the highest level of a building.

Penthouse LifestyleA penthouse is characterized by luxurious amenities including impressive flooring, fine finishing, high-end appliances, fireplace, large windows, den/office space, expansive living space, multiple owner

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