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Renert School Calgary Real Estate Renert School Calgary Alberta

Why Renert? Renert is a unique K-12 private school in Calgary’s NW that offers an innovative educational model. Known as Calgary’s leading mathematics school, Renert was founded on 25 years experience as the premier provider of academic support and test preparation services, for the city’s elementary, high school and university students. The teaching team at Renert are different. Teachers here are a distinctive mix of expert subject matter experts and specialized mentors. As an accredited private school, Renert students are obliged to cover the Alberta curriculum. In addition, a wide range of educational learning choices are offered, far exceeding this traditional curriculum. Students are allowed to progress and advance through curriculum at their…

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Webber Academy Calgary Alberta     

Webber Academy, a private west side Calgary school offers kids from K-12 an exceptional educational experience to thrive academically. Webber Academy is located on a 47 acre campus in the scenic community of Aspen Woods. Its majestic locale overlooks the stunning mountains and foothills to the west. Non-denominational and coeducational, this school caters to students with a range of cultures and faiths. The underlying mission prides itself on phenomenal student success, encouraging all students to have high expectations of academic achievement, behaviour and service. Education for all students is further enhanced with impressive extracurricular programs. There is never a shortage of activities to keep kids involved. Clubs and activities include…

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411 Patterson Blvd SW in the Point in Patterson Heights

 411 Patterson Blvd SW

Visualize waking up each morning nestled amongst natural ravines, stunning vistas and expansive green space. Imagine seeing abundant wildlife from your window. Envision spectacular views of Calgary’s downtown and the Bow River as you walk, run or ride the abundant trails and pathways of your community. If this sounds intriguing, then look no further. This stunning home is located in the Point in Patterson Heights, a unique community offering this and so much more. Residents here enjoy privacy in plentiful natural surroundings, where 70% of its total development site is dedicated to be a natural reserve. Patterson Heights is home to municipal parks and reserves that include Sarcee Park and…

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Down Payment to Rise to 10% on Homes Over $500,000

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced changes to the CHMC 5% down payment program to take affect February 15, 2016.  The government backed Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation's program provides mortgage insurance to Canadians through lending institutions and is looking to reduce it's exposure in the market place by requiring buyers to increase their equity portion.

CMHC Loan-to-Value Premiums for 5%, 10% & 15% Down PaymentsThe Liberals have always expressed concern that home prices in certain Canadian real estate markets may be overheated, so they are increasing the minimum down payment required on a home in Canada from 5% to 10% on the portion of the purchase price over $500,000.

For a $600,000 home, the new 10% downpayment rule will apply…

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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 attached homes sold in May 2015 were in the Calgary communities of West Hillhurst, Altadore, Hillhurst, Lower Mount Royal and Mount Pleasant. From the list, the most expensive attached home sold in the SW community of Altadore, at the price of $1,260,000.


Here's how the most expensive attached homes ranked:

#10. West Hillhurst - Sale Price: $953,000

Nestled on a convenient location in desirable West Hillhurst, this remarkable Calgary attached home designed by John Haddon, offers 2,168 sq. ft. of living space above ground. It features an open plan concept at the main floor, an abundance of natural light and space throughout, with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. 
West Hillhurst Attached Home - 10 Most Expensive Calgary Attached Homes Sold in May 2015

#9. Altadore_River Park – Sale Price: $975,000 


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This stunning Calgary luxury home, built by Petrin Brothers Construction in 2006, offers more than 5,600 sq. ft. of living space amid a green setting with lush trees and shrubs in prestigious Bel Aire.

Bel Aire Luxury HomeWith architectural design by Wildman & Associates Residential Design, this remarkable Bel Aire luxury home features elegant contemporary finishing, a main floor den, soaring ceilings at the living and dining rooms, custom 8-foot doors, wooden floating stairwell and in-floor heating in all bathrooms and the entire lower level. The gorgeous gourmet kitchen has 2 ¼" granite counter-tops, a lowered circular breakfast table, a walk-through pantry and top-of-the-line appliances. The upper level has 4 bedrooms with own ensuites, including the lavish master…

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When dealing with Calgary real estate transactions, appraisal of property plays a significant role. It is the process of valuing real property to arrive at its market value. Calgary Real Estate AppraisalCalgary real estate appraisal is essential because real estate transactions are not as frequent as those other transactions like corporate stock trading. Each real property is different from another. And every property located differently has a different valuation. These factors make it necessary to avail of expert valuation in a Calgary real estate transaction due to its rarity and stringent product differentiation.

The Calgary real estate appraiser is the expert who prepares a written report on the property valuation for his client. These reports are useful for mortgage loans,…

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Located in the exclusive community of Aspen Woods, Aspen Rose Estates is an upscale neighborhood exclusively developed by Elegant Homes Ltd. This desirable piece of Calgary real estate offers beautiful views of the mountains and ravine, amid green space and breathtaking landscaped yards.

Aspen-Rose-EstatesAspen Rose Estates was proudly launched by Elegant Homes Ltd. - one of the best home builders in Calgary. Like in any development of Elegant Homes, the beautiful luxury homes for sale in Aspen Rose Estates would feature workmanship of the highest standard, innovative design and quality materials. Opened in Fall of 2013, Aspen Rose Estates offers new houses for sale with distinction – homes that may be valued throughout the lifetime of discerning homebuyers.


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Selling a Calgary home entails a lot of creativity and strategy in order for the seller to receive top dollar. A top Calgary realtor reveals 9 tips for selling a Calgary home.

Tip #1: Price your home right

9 Tips for Selling a Calgary HomeDetermine the value of your Calgary home, using several sources. Your Calgary assessment value is a good start. Depending on market conditions, current selling prices can be consistently higher, at or lower then the assessed value. A Calgary realtor will give you a very accurate price. Some sellers will have a higher-than-current-market price that they want to achieve. If the listing sits unsold on the market after 60 to 90 days with very few or no showings, then the property is overpriced. Today"s Calgary real estate market is more balanced and…

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