April 2013

There are 3 blog entries for April 2013.

10th Avenue SW, Calgary’s Next Big Thing?

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 at 2:35pm. 5,094 Views, 0 Comments.

Calgary Urban Dwellers are always about the hot spots, whether it’s a new condo development, bar/lounge, restaurant or coffee shop. The idea of new and fresh gets people out and about, especially if it involves revitalizing an area of the city. 10th Avenue may be the next sector to flourish, or should at least be one to keep your eyes on. Let me tell you why I think this region could amass big things in Calgary’s downtown lifestyle:

Restaurants / bars / lounges

 

Craft Beer Market opened its doors in August of 2011 and has been a busy, upbeat location ever since. Craft is a premium casual restaurant with fresh local food made in house, classic music and Canada's largest selection of draft beer - over 100 different options on tap! Located at

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5 Renovations or Alterations To Increase Your Property Value

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at 3:10pm. 2,711 Views, 0 Comments.

1] Cleaning, Organizing & Staging

Simple and inexpensive! By far the biggest overlooked item on a seller’s to do list is the overall cleanliness & presentation of their space. Instead of immediately looking into fixing up items, renovations and alterations, consider de-cluttering and re-organizing your interior space to maximize the size and layout. Consult an interior designer or stager if it’s in the budget, it will definitely pay off. Don’t forget a complete cleaning of the property prior to initial viewings, you want to ensure that wow factor with potential buyers.

2] Interior Paint

Colors and tones pose a big impact into the overall impression of a property. An investment into interior paint typically returns very positively, not to

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Determining Market Value

Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 4:45pm. 1,150 Views, 0 Comments.

‘Market Value’ is definitely a description synonymous with Real Estate. Vendors are always curious and eager to determine what the ‘Market Value’ of their product is. My best depiction of ‘Market Value’ would be the amount a purchaser is willing to pay or exchange for merchandise based upon the current supply and demand trends. So it would be safe to say the customers/purchasers have a fairly firm grasp on defining ‘Market Value’? Pretty tough to disagree. I like to say, a product is only worth what someone will pay for it. This statement definitely applies to Real Estate. In Calgary’s Real Estate market, or pretty much any market for that matter, property prices are affected and determined by supply and demand. A lot of listings on the market, the

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