By: Deven Folkins

6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October

Tags: home maintenance, seasonal tasks, houses, real estate, Calgary, CREB, blog, article, tips, ideas

  Why now’s the perfect time to replace appliances. The temps are starting to drop; the smell of wood smoke is in the air. Temps are more chilly than warm. That’s when veteran homeowners know it’s time to do these six things if they want to avoid grief or overspending:   #1 Buy Appliances Whisper to them. Do a rain dance. Whatever it takes to get your old applianc...Read More

By: Deven Folkins

Calgary Buyers Maintain Dominance as Sales Slip!

Tags: Calgary real estate, YYC, Buyers Market, Sales slip, houses, homes, CREB, trend, the "new normal"

by Steve Randall02 Oct 2018 Calgary continues to be a buyers’ market as home sales fell 13% in September compared to a year ago. There were 1,272 home sales last month, with the detached market leading the widespread decline according to new figures from Calgary Real Estate Board. Year-to-date sales are 20% below 10-year averages for both detached and apartment properties and 14% below fo...Read More

By: Deven Folkins

Media release: Persistent buyers’ market continues

Tags: Calgary Real Estate, real estate, YYC, housing market, economic trends, housing trends, trending, homes, houses

City of Calgary, October 1, 2018 – With no change in the economic climate, Calgary's sales activity totaled 1,272 units in September, a 13 per cent decline over the previous year and well below long-term averages. There was a pullback in sales across all product types, most notably the detached market. "Calgary's economy continues to struggle with unemploym...Read More

By: Deven Folkins

11 Tool Organizing Hacks to Make Year Work (Kinda, Sorta) Fun!

Tags: organization, home Hacks, house, garage, Yard work, re-purposing

                  Untangling the hose. Searching for the spade. Stepping on a rusty rake and getting whacked in the face like you’re in a cartoon — again. It’s not that you expect yard work to be as easy as sipping a cold hefeweizen on the patio (it is yard work, right?), but does it have to be a drag before you even...Read More

By: Deven Folkins


Tags: Decorating, home decor, house and home, home owner, article, advice, tricks, inspiration, trendy,design tips

Sep 21, 2018  Andrea Cox   Trendy design tips for fall with Amanda Forrest For those looking to redefine their home for fall with some curated moments of comfort, luxury and connection, look no further than the Calgary Fall Home Show where celebrity designer Amanda Forrest hits the Urban Barn Main Stage, offering tips on current design trends. “It makes us feel good...Read More

By: Deven Folkins


Tags: buying, selling, Calgary real estate, realtors, home owners, article, Calgary, homes, houses, real estate, market

  Article written September 14, 2018 by Mario Toneguzzi in CrebNow  Housing affordability has been the talk of the nation in recent years, especially as tighter mortgage regulations and higher borrowing costs have started to impact housing markets across the country. A recent report by RBC Economic Research indicates that Calgary’s housing market isn’t out of reach ...Read More

By: Deven Folkins

Spot the 9 Problems With This House ( Advice for New Homeowners )

Tags: Home Maintenance, New Home Owners, First Time Home Buyers, Purchasing, Owing, Real Estate, Calgary Real Estate, Houselogic, Home, House, Article, Advice

Telltale signs you’re flubbing homeowner maintenance, like parking on grass. You’ve closed on your first home. You got your keys. You got your rose-colored glasses. When you’re a new homeowner, excitement, optimism, and simply not-knowing-what you-don’t-know can make you look right past big problems in plain sight. Discover some advice for new homeowners with t...Read More

By: Deven Folkins


Tags: Real Estate, Calgary Real Estate, CREBNow, CREB, Listing, Pricing your Home, Home, House, Article

 Sep 14, 2018  Gerald Vander Pyl  How To, New This Week, REALTORS “Price it right, and it will sell,” is a common refrain in the real estate business, but how do REALTORS® determine the proper list price for your home? According to Karen Gonzales, a Realtor with Sutton Group Canwest, it’s not as simple as looking at the assessed value o...Read More

By: Deven Folkins

What can I (really) afford?

Tags: real estate, Calgary real estate, industry, homes, buyers, real estate agents, Deven Sells Calgary, blog, article, instagram, housing market, 

p to main content Getty Images WHAT CAN I (REALLY) AFFORD?  Sep 14, 2018  Tyler Difley  Calgary Real Estate News, Housing Market, New This Week, Slider A Calgary home purchase income guide Many would-be homebuyers find the home of their dreams, only to wonder, “can I afford it?” Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., as well as many major ba...Read More

By: Deven Folkins

Dynamic Housing for a Dynamic City

Tags: Calgary, articles, homes, house, real estate, city life, city scape, design, architecture

When the Calgary Tower (then the Husky Tower) opened in June, 1968, newspaper headlines declared its “demanding might” and marveled that the 190-metre tower  was more than double the height of the next tallest building downtown, Elveden House. You could take a ride to the top of the new tower — $1 for adults and 50 cents for children — and look out over ...Read More

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