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first time home buyer incentive government federal government 

We are hosting a FREE drop-in Q&A session to answer the questions about the new First Time Home Buyer Government Incentive on Thursday August 29th, 2019 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive will be launching early Fall 2019. We can help you purchase your first home and provide clarity for how the program works and if the program is right for you and your situation! Join Mortgage Alliance Kim Nguyen (Mortgage Specialist) and Amanda Ku (Real Estate Agent) to learn how to buy a house (and apply for the First Time Home Buyer Incentive) in Calgary!


The borrower must meet minimum down payment requirements with

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Just sold, Calgary Inner-City infill. With over 2400 ft2 developed space - located in the inner-city community of Tuxedo Park!  This modern home is inner-city living at its finest! A well thought out floor plan built by one of Calgary's premier architects, R. Hayashi. Entering this home you are welcomed by a stunning open concept main level living, dining and kitchen space. 10 feet ceilings and giant windows bring in lots of natural sunlight throughout the entire home. 

Gourmet kitchen featuring: custom cabinetry, quartz counters, Kitchen-Aid & Miele appliances w/ 5 burner gas cooktop & convection oven and Kohler faucet.

tuxedo new home for sale kitchen

Upgrades throughout include: Marble/hardwood/granite/porcelain flooring, BioFuel fireplace, Grohe & Kohler fixtures, extensive

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464 21 Avenue Inner City Winston Heights

This immaculate inner-city showhome with a separate legal carriage suite (Airbnb or long term rental) + 3 car garage is filled with natural light that highlights its luxurious finishings. European workmanship and quality design are palpable throughout this inner-city infill. This home was designed with every luxurious detail in mind. Host amazing events in your gourmet kitchen with glistening granite countertops, 2 high-end ovens, luxury appliances, wine bar, and a premium gas range. Enjoy unique designer finishings, a private courtyard, and large windows that provide you with green neighbourhood views. Relax in the comfort of your living room with a cozy gas fireplace to curl up next to. The spacious master bdrm is designed with its stunning 6-piece

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real estate update

It has been a few dynamic summer months as the real estate sales activity in July continued to out do recent years sales across the Province of Alberta.  Recent sales has been due to the improvements in the Calgary, Edmonton and Central Alberta markets. Economic changes in the province and the recent spring provincial election of Premier Jason Kenny. Jason Thomas Kenney PC MLA is a Canadian politician, currently serving as the 18th Premier of Alberta since 2019, and leader of the United Conservative Party in Alberta since 2017.

For the fourth consecutive month, we have seen year over year inventory levels ease which has led to greater stability of pricing with a decrease of -1.95% to an average sale price of $391,461 in Alberta overall.

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Kitchen renovation - calgary real estate Join Us: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:30pm - 9:00pm Legacy Kitchens Showroom: 2980 Sunridge Way NE, Calgary, AB T1Y 7H9   For an informative event about Kitchen Renovations that Boost Your Home & Resale Value.   We hear from the media and the news that Calgary is currently in a buyer's market. If you are looking to sell your home in a buyer's market, you want your home to stand out so it can sell for top dollar and quicker!   Real Estate is one of the biggest purchases you may make in your lifetime, and we want to guide you through the PROCESS OF KITCHEN RENOVATIONS that you should invest your time and/or money to BOOST the value of your home and will…
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Belvedere Calgary newest communityThe community of Belevedere is located in East Calgary, along 17th Avenue and 84th Street South East. It is on the edge of the city, East of Stoney Trail and West of the city of Chestermere 

The developers are working hard to make Belvedere a well thought out community with all of the amenities, green space, roads, lighting required to make Belvedere the right community for you and your family. Presently, they are still waiting for the final approval process with the developer and the city. We anticipate the initial construction to commence in the Fall of 2019. 


The biggest desires for living in the community of Belvedere in Calgary:

  • Easy access to Downtown via 17th Avenue (International Avenue)/Stoney Trail

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In 2019, we at IW Calgary Real Estate have donated our time and our fees to a number of wonderful initiatives in and around the city of Calgary.

AARCS Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society CIR

We are REALTORS® who Care!


Charities we've supported so far:


Gems for Gems Canada


gems for gems canada support for domestic abuse"Gems for Gems is a Calgary based registered charity with a mission to end the cycle of domestic abuse through empowering and educating survivors.

Donations and Contributions are used in support of our Gems for Gems Scholarship Program through which, survivors and their children will be given a new life.

It is our belief that education is the key to unlocking not only the ability to gain a career but also that enables the growth within each woman needed to take a

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 Join IW Calgary Real Estate Team for a fun an interactive networking & charity event: Bury the Hatchet Charity Event in Support of the Gems for Gems Canada.

Join Us:

June 9th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for 3 hours of fun!
We will be on location at Axe Games Calgary: Suite 23, 2015 - 32nd Avenue NE.

$45 for 3 hours of Axe Throwing and Dinner
$20 for General admission that includes Dinner

What's Included:
- 3 Hours of Axe Throwing, including practice and tutorial

- Dinner includes a pizza buffet, that comes with a selection of their gourmet pizzas, salad, dessert, and pop (please let us know of any dietary restrictions at least 1 week in advance).

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mortgage broker vs bank

Things to consider when renewing your mortgage. 

When your mortgage term comes to an end, the next step is to look at your mortgage renewal options. Here are five things you should consider when renewing your mortgage to make sure you pay the least amount of money over your next term.

1. Shop Around & Look at all your Options

Do not simply sign renewal papers with your current lender!

When your renewal papers come in the mail, please understand that your current lender hasn't offered you the best terms available. Don't just sign and mail them back, to get the best deal… you need to look at all your options first!

2. Interest Rate

Most Canadians are conditioned to think that the lowest interest rate means the best mortgage product.

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Twelve, $1,000 Reasons to Visit a CIR REALTY Open House this Spring!! CIR Realty Open House Contest from April 2019 - July 2019CIR Open House Contest.
We are giving away 12 pairs of tickets to a behind the scenes, all access experience to the greatest show on the earth - the Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon Races - but in order to enter, you MUST visit a CIR open house!
The Details Members of the public, and your clients, can enter to win their VIP experience by visiting any CIR REALTY Open Houses from April 5th through to July 1st.  The Exclusive VIP Experience For Two Includes: - Two prime infield seats for the race. - Fully catered dinner and open bar in our private hosting area behind the barns before the races.  - A meet…
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