Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 10:42pm. 532 Views, 0 Comments.
Most, if not all properties, have already changed hands at least once. This means that the lands will have a history, and not all of them may make their buyers want to own the property. This may be the same for the land that you would want to purchase, and as a prospective Calgary buyer you would want to know all things, good bad and ugly, about the land that you would want to own. Instead of just taking the word of the seller of the property, do a little research. Check the maps – papers hold a lot of information, especially those that show the property that you are buying as well as the surrounding areas. Note the near bodies of water including the dams, and take into consideration the elevation of the area. There are also certain maps called flood…
Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 10:41pm. 1,200 Views, 1 Comments.
Money laundering in Real Estate is the process used to disguise the source of money or assets derived from criminal activity. The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is an agency of the Government of Canada responsible for facilitating the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering, terrorist activity financing and other threats to the security of Canada. Canada's efforts have focused on the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act. Among other things, this law requires REALTORS® to ask their clients for certain information and to verify the identity of clients and must report large Real Estate cash transactions involving amounts of $10,000 or more received in cash. These…
Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 10:40pm. 715 Views, 0 Comments.
Sunday, November 17th, 2013 at 9:04am. 4,541 Views, 5 Comments.
The sale of a penthouse in the luxury residential development in the city of Calgary confirms the interest in Calgary luxury real estate. THE RIVER, luxury residential development of Calgary, has broken his own record, and the city, real estate sales of condos to date. The penthouse of 5,626 square feet (2,950 square feet with additional outdoor space) was sold for 8.99 million Canadian dollars, surpassing the record of previous development of a sale of 8.3 million Canadian dollars. Located in one of the most sought after waterfront properties and unique to Calgary, the River is truly unique and defines the new concept of luxury condominiums in the city. Together with the Princeton building in Eau Claire, the new cono building offers the metropolitan…
Sunday, November 17th, 2013 at 9:03am. 958 Views, 1 Comments.
As most of the Calgary loft apartment are built in the place of former warehouses, high ceilings are the first thing to catch your attention upon entering. These high ceilings provide real sense of freedom providing commodious feeling that standard apartments cannot provide. One thing you will never be desperate for, if you live in a loft apartment, is light. Amount of light provided by the sun rays seeping through the rooftop windows is stunning. However, you are not limited to your rooftop windows only as loft apartments are well known to have whole bunch of windows. Loft apartments bath in the light greater part of the day.
Spacious and bright, Calgary Lofts make a perfect fit for artistic atelier, top-quality living room, romantic love nest or a…
Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 at 3:25am. 220 Views, 0 Comments.
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce that it plans to construct a new hotel and SilverBirch Conference Centre in Calgary’s Beltline neighbourhood. The 360-room Residence Inn by Marriott will be built on the former site of the Alberta Boot Company at the corner of 10th Avenue and 5th Street SW. The planned Residence Inn will cater to business travellers looking for a long-stay hotel close to Calgary’s downtown. As an all-suite hotel, rooms will feature full kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas. Access to in-hotel business services and a 24/7 self-serve food and beverage pantry will allow travellers to feel right at home. The hotel strives to provide connectivity to the home and office, health and fitness options and comfortable…
Sunday, October 27th, 2013 at 10:50am. 1,523 Views, 1 Comments.
Lakefront Real Estate
Search for the best Lakefront homes and waterfront condos. Use our fast and easy Real estate search for lakefront property ? There are many advantages to a lakefront home, it can feel like you left the city when you are right in it. Besides the views there is never a shortage of activities, swimming, fishing, canoeing or just relaxing. Winter is no exception, there is ice fishing, sledding, leisure skating or hockey practice. Use our luxury property search if you are considering buying or selling a waterfront home or a downtown condo with river view. The city of Calgary has several lake communities on peaceful man-made lakes very close to schools and commercial areas, such as Mahogany Lake and Auburn Bay. lake front…
Sunday, October 27th, 2013 at 10:49am. 669 Views, 2 Comments.
A Calgary Condominium Management Company, is a professional real estate management services company offering condo management services in Calgary to, condo owners associations, commercial properties, and investment properties. In Calgary a property management company acts in the best interests of the owner to maintain the condo property, keep it occupied with tenants, collect rents, budget improvements and maintain condo sales records.
Property Managment Companies responsabilities are:
- Environmental standards
- The maintenance of the Condo common properties
- The provision of common services
- Internal communications
- Financial Condo management
- General Condo administration
- The procurement of Condo insurance
- The preparation of tax
Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at 8:39am. 1,042 Views, 1 Comments.
Calgary Real Estate developers and cell tower activists in Calgary are now targeting their efforts to prove Calgary real estate property values depreciate after the installation of a cell tower. The City of Calgary has put forward a proposal to levy a new business license requirement of the Calgary home owners that are leasing their land to the companies who have erected cell phone towers. Although the City has little jurisdiction over the installation of cell phone towers they have reasoned that the Calgary property owners do meet the basic criteria for business licensing. These are:
- Where there is a clear danger to public safety;
2. Where the licensing function clearly assists in legislative compliance such as crime prevention and the…
Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at 2:11am. 1,060 Views, 3 Comments.
Buying a Calgary Home
If you are thinking of buying a Calgary home you will need to make plans to change your old address, you are required by law to update the address information on your driver’s licence and/or vehicle registration within 14 days. To do this, you may visit any registry agent. You will be required to provide acceptable identification (in addition to the driver’s licence). There is a fee for the change of address service and for printing the new driver's licence; however, it may be possible for you to renew your driver's licence early at the same time, in which case you will pay only a renewal fee. The Calgary registry agent will retain your old licence and provide you with a temporary interim licence to use until your new licence…