July 2015

Found 15 blog entries for July 2015.

Looking for a Job?  Consider These Best Places to Work In Calgary

A significant part of Calgary's growth is fuelled by sprouting big companies and top caliber employers who have invested in and are offering careers in Calgary. Calgary offers many lifestyle choices and is a great place to relocate for those who plan to be employed in Calgary by any of its top competitive companies.

 Best Companies to Work For in CalgaryThe global HR consulting firm, Aon Hewitt, compiled the latest list of Canada's 50 best employers from an annual survey on the best companies to work for in Canada. The survey delved into employees' views on areas like manager effectiveness, leadership excellence, career development, recognition and supporting productivity. In its most recent list of 50 best employers in…
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Is the Calgary Real Estate Market Affecting Your Home Sale?

From time to time homeowners may find that after a few months, their Calgary house has not sold, especially in today’s competitive market. It may be time to look at a few factors that might be affecting the sale.

Why Your Calgary Home May Take Longer to SellBesides the asking price, the time of the year when your Calgary home is listed could affect the sale. If it’s been on the Calgary real estate market through the summer, then fall and now into winter, it may be a good time to temporarily take it off the market. The festive season is a very difficult time of year to sell since most potential buyers are not looking to buy a house at this time or the year - they want to enjoy special time with their families. If this is the case and…
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The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Aspen Woods, Calgary

Canadian professional golfer Stephen Ames recently listed his stunning Calgary luxury home for sale at almost $8 million. As a professional golfer on the PGA (Professional Golfers' Association) Tour, Trinidadian born Ames has earned nearly $20 million since he became a pro golfer in 1987. He was ranked #19 in the world in 2004 and #27 in 2008 and was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in August 2014. Together with previous MP Jim Prentice, Ames would co-host an annual golf tournament for kids. He also owns Vintage Chophouse, a popular steakhouse in downtown Calgary.

Golfer Stephen Ames Calgary Luxury Home for Sale in Aspen Woods

It was in 2008 that Stephen and his wife, Jodi, started building their Calgary dream home in sought after

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Knowing What to Look For in a Calgary Realtor® Can Help You Sell Your Home Easier

If you are a first time Calgary home buyer or haven’t sold a Calgary house for quite some time, you’re going to want to find a qualified Calgary Realtor® who is trained to sell Calgary homes like yours in a timely manner at the price you need.  

Remember that selling is much different than buying.

Choosing a Calgary Realtor® to Sell Your HomeAlthough most Calgary Realtors® are trained to help both buyers and sellers, there are Calgary real estate agents who excel in the art of finding the right house for the right buyer.

When you’re looking for the right Calgary Realtor® don’t pick the first agent you meet or someone just because you saw their name on a sign. Do some research and enquiries on the best

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On July 31, 2015 CREB® will release it's annual Economic Outlook & Regional Housing Mid-Year Forecast, focusing on the Calgary housing market, the economy, real estate trends and Calgary house prices.

 CREB to Release 2015 Mid-Year Calgary Housing Market Forecast

The past six months have tested the strength and resiliency of the Calgary real estate market with sales dropping 22% to 32% or more from the same month in 2014, depending on the price category and Calgary neighbourhood. Calgary house prices have remained relatively stable for most price categories, especially for Calgary communities that have resale home prices close to the median price or Benchmark Price.

CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie and president Corinne Lyall will contribute to this mid-year Calgary housing market forecast with…
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Modern Bearspaw Calgary Luxury Home Defines Inspirational Country Living

Set amongst the beautiful natural countryside in Bearspaw Calgary, this incredible luxury home for sale offers stunning unobstructed mountain views, two acres of superbly landscaped grounds and a masterpiece of contemporary living. 

149 Bearspaw Meadows Way, Calgary  Luxury Homes & Bearspaw Real EstateThis majestic two-storey luxury home with a walk-out lower level is wrapped in glass and boasts contemporary architecture that blends the beauty and colours of the prairies with the strength and majesty of the mountains. 

Offering 6,204 sq. ft. of impressive living space on three levels with five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and six fireplaces, this stunning piece of Bearspaw real estate showcases high-end finishings, impeccable attention to

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Impressive Luxury Living in Springbank Hill Calgary!

Albi Homes, renowned Calgary custom home builders, have outdone themselves with this striking masterpiece located in Spring Willow Estates, an exclusive neighbourhood in the SW Calgary community of Springbank Hill. This exquisite luxury bungalow home sits on a 60-foot by 219-foot ridge lot and has a stunning full wrap stone exterior with this theme carrying over to the interior - most notably in the dining room and living room accent columns and the impressive floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. 

Dining Room at 53 Spring Willow Terrace SW, Calgary Luxury Real Estate & SW Calgary Homes for SaleThe foyer is the first room among many to grab your attention with sleek polished marble floors and a vaulted curved beamed ceiling. The entire 6,198 square feet of living space in this three level luxury

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An Exquisite Springbank Real Estate Lifestyle! 

This custom built luxury French Chateau is situated on 3.76 acres of professionally landscaped grounds, tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac in one of the sought after rural Calgary community of Springbank.


242245 Chinook Arch Lane - Calgary Luxury Real Estate & Springbank Homes for SaleThe entire 7,908 square feet of estate living space on three levels in this Calgary acreage home is teeming with the finest antiques, statues and artifacts in addition to the best architectural features spread throughout the 3.5 levels of this rural Calgary real estate home. Authentic Old World charm exudes from each of the rooms of this Springbank luxury home from the intricate details and unique materials used to replicate a French Chateau from the 1800’s.


Not many Springbank homes for

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Experience Nature and a New Elbow Valley Real Estate Lifestyle!

Overlooking incredible valley and river views in reputable Elbow Valley Estates, this stunning house for sale in rural Calgary offers 6.800 sq. ft. of luxurious living space on 3 levels.

Calgary Luxury Homes - 415 Clearwater Landing, Elbow Valley - Rural Calgary Real Estate It features an expansive family room with fireplace, an elegant formal dining room and formal living room with a cozy fireplace. The gorgeous updated modern kitchen has a huge centre island, granite counter-tops, stainless KitchenAid ProLine appliances, white cabinetry and a butler's pantry.

Homes for sale in Elbow Valley are more upscale with extensive custom woodwork and finishing. This home is no different, with an impressive spacious master bedroom, that has a fireplace, sizable walk-in closet and

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