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Please visit our Open House at 306015 32 ST E in Rural Foothills M.D..
Open House on Saturday, April 18, 2015 13:30 - 16:00
OKOTOKS COUNTRY ESTATE!! This BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE 2760+ sq. ft. bungalow located on a treed 9.44 acre parcel has it all for the horse lover. The main floor features an open concept with the kitchen (HUGE ISLAND & GRANITE COUNTERTOPS), living room (FIREPLACE) & dining area all flowing together over BRAZILIAN CHERRY / OAK FLOORING. As well you'll find 3 bedrooms, including the master suite ( 4 PC. ENSUITE & PRIVATE DECK) along with a private office, family room (FIREPLACE & VAULTED CIELING)) & a 4 pc. & 3 pc. bath. The lower level is fully finished with a huge 2nd family room (WET BAR & FIREPLACE), billiards area, games room, theatre, 2 more bedrooms & a 5 pc. bath and plenty of storage. Outside there's a double attached front garage, a 2nd 2 car garage, 36 X 60 barn with 3 stalls, 30 x 20 4 stall stable, 3 pastures, hay shed, riding / roping arena and is fenced & cross fenced. The home also features Hardie board siding, metal / composite shingles and composite decks. Call today for your private showing.
 
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Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have listed a new property at 1308 154 AV SW in Calgary.
PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP!! end of unit , townhouse in Millrise, close to everything , schools,transportation ,shopping .MAIN FLOOR : Foyer, dining area,living room ,kitchen, sliding door leading to facing south back yard .UPPER FLOOR : two bedrooms and 4 pieces bathroom .BASEMENT : Fully finished with a 3 pieces bathroom .Garage : single garage with garage opener and remote control.this townhouse is located in MILLSIDE GREEN CONDOMINIUMS. THIS TOWNHOUSE ORIGINALLY WAS 3 BEDROOMS , PREVIOUS OWNERS CHANGED TO 2 BEDROOMS , YOU CAN GET BACK TO 3 BEDROOMS IF THAT IS YOUR DESIRE.
 
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Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have listed a new property at 304 16 POPLAR AV in Okotoks.
This bright & sunny 2 bedroom condo offers an excellent floor plan and location. Features include a bright white kitchen with raised breakfast bar, corner gas fireplace in the living room, 9 foot ceilings, bay window, in-suite laundry, in-suite furnace and hot water tank, south-facing balcony, 2 assigned parking stalls, storage unit on the same floor, and much more. You will also find two bedrooms, including the generous master bedroom which boasts a walk-in closet, and a shared 4 piece. This is a corner unit with exposure to the south and east. Centrally located within Okotoks, walk just a few blocks to shops, restaurants, parks, and bike paths along the river.
 
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Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have listed a new property at 83 CRYSTALRIDGE CR in Okotoks.
The REALTOR has not seen the inside of this property and may not be able to obtain permission to access the inside. This property is being sold as is and without warranty. There are no measurements for the inside or outside, measurements in this listing are estimate. The property does side onto green space and is believed to have a finished basement. Has beautiful deck and walk out basement to patio and landscaped yard.
 
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Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have listed a new property at 32 AUTUMN CL SE in 0046.
This beautiful, custom built, 2 story home is located in one of Calgary's most sought-after communities - Auburn Bay. This immaculate home has been well-maintained & shows like-new. The main floor features an open concept layout over porcelain tile floors & under a 9' knockdown ceiling with built-in speakers. The gourmet kitchen boasts quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, a built-in wine rack & glass tile back-splash. The dining nook allows access to the large rear deck also with built-in speakers. The comfortable living room features a gas fireplace with recessed TV nook above. The main floor also features a powder room, mud room & built-in office area/desk. Upstairs you will find the spacious bonus room with built-in speakers, a 4 pc bath, laundry room & 3 big bedrooms including the master suite with a luxurious 4 pc ensuite & walk-in closet. The lower level is fully, professionally finished with a family room, bedroom & 3 pc bath. Outside you will find a double attached front garage.
 
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Please visit our Open House at 2 CIMARRON MEADOWS CR in 0238.
Open House on Sunday, March 15, 2015 13:00 - 15:30
FORMER SHOWHOME ! Call today to view this beautifully maintained and upgraded, 1151 sq. ft. bungalow, located on a corner lot. The main floor features a cozy front living room ( WITH HARDWOOD FLOORING ) , large family kitchen ( WITH NEARLY NEW APPLIANCES, SKYLIGHT & BREAKFAST BAR ) , large dining nook, 3 bedrooms including the master. There is also a 4 pc. bath with a pocket door leading to the master bedroom ... ALL UNDER VAULTED CIELINGS ! The basement is developed with a large family room ( WITH BUILT-IN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE & GAS FIREPLACE ), a large games area, a work / hobby room as well as a laundry / mechanical room with plenty of storage space. Outside you'll find a double attached front garage with work bench, a 2 tiered rear desk and a nicely landscaped yard.... Don't delay !!
 
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Please visit our Open House at 3 CIMARRON ESTATES WY in 0238.
Open House on Sunday, March 15, 2015 13:30 - 16:00
This immaculate executive home in the desirable Cimarron Estates community of Okotoks must be seen to be appreciated. The main floor features an open concept layout flowing together over gleaming hardwood floors, and under 9' knockdown ceilings with skylights. The impressive eat-in kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, a large central island, under cabinet lighting & more. Relax by the stone gas fireplace in the comfortable living room, or escape to the rear covered deck overlooking the expansive landscaped yard. The main floor offers a powder room, laundry room, office (could be used as bedroom) and 2 spacious bedrooms including the master suite with a walk-in closet and 4 piece ensuite/ main bath with skylight. The lower level is partially finished with a large bedroom and steam shower bathroom. There is a huge unfinished space awaiting your development. Outside you will find a double attached garage, aggregate driveway, walkway and patio, and a huge fenced yard with sprinkler system & more.
 
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Please visit our Open House at 121 CRANBERRY SQ SE in 0046.
Open House on Sunday, March 15, 2015 13:30 - 16:00
This 1523 SF, 2 story home is ideally located on a large lot in Cranston - close to schools, parks, pathways & Fish Creek Park. The main floor features an open concept layout allowing the living room, dining area & kitchen to flow together over hardwood floors. Enjoy the benefits of plenty of natural sunlight, a gas fireplace, the stainless steel appliances, the cozy window nook & bench and much more. Upstairs you will find 3 big bedrooms including the master suite which offers the convenience of a 4 piece ensuite and a walk-in closet. You will also find a laundry room and family 4 piece bath on the upper floor. The lower level is partially finished with a large family rec room, awaiting only a bathroom to be complete; plumbing & gas roughed-in. Outside the spacious yard boasts a huge rear deck as well as a patio and a double detached garage. Located on a quiet street close to schools, parks, pathways, shopping & more - this well maintained family home has everything you are looking for.
 
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Please visit our Open House at 2 CIMARRON MEADOWS CR in 0238.
Open House on Saturday, March 14, 2015 13:30 - 16:00
FORMER SHOWHOME ! Call today to view this beautifully maintained and upgraded, 1151 sq. ft. bungalow, located on a corner lot. The main floor features a cozy front living room ( WITH HARDWOOD FLOORING ) , large family kitchen ( WITH NEARLY NEW APPLIANCES, SKYLIGHT & BREAKFAST BAR ) , large dining nook, 3 bedrooms including the master. There is also a 4 pc. bath with a pocket door leading to the master bedroom ... ALL UNDER VAULTED CIELINGS ! The basement is developed with a large family room ( WITH BUILT-IN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE & GAS FIREPLACE ), a large games area, a work / hobby room as well as a laundry / mechanical room with plenty of storage space. Outside you'll find a double attached front garage with work bench, a 2 tiered rear desk and a nicely landscaped yard.... Don't delay !!
 
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Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have listed a new property at 3 CIMARRON ESTATES WAY.
This immaculate executive home in the desirable Cimarron Estates community of Okotoks must be seen to be appreciated. The main floor features an open concept layout flowing together over gleaming hardwood floors, and under 9' knockdown ceilings with skylights. The impressive eat-in kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, a large central island, under cabinet lighting & more. Relax by the stone gas fireplace in the comfortable living room, or escape to the rear covered deck overlooking the expansive landscaped yard. The main floor offers a powder room, laundry room, office (could be used as bedroom) and 2 spacious bedrooms including the master suite with a walk-in closet and 4 piece ensuite/ main bath with skylight. The lower level is partially finished with a large bedroom and steam shower bathroom. There is a huge unfinished space awaiting your development. Outside you will find a double attached garage, aggregate driveway, walkway and patio, and a huge fenced yard with sprinkler system & more.
 
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The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team has just listed this excellent property for sale in the Estates of Cimarron in Okotoks. 

 

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Please visit our Open House at 2 CIMARRON MEADOWS CRES in Okotoks.
Open House on Sunday, March 8, 2015 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
FORMER SHOWHOME ! Call today to view this beautifully maintained and upgraded, 1151 sq. ft. bungalow, located on a corner lot. The main floor features a cozy front living room ( WITH HARDWOOD FLOORING ) , large family kitchen ( WITH NEARLY NEW APPLIANCES, SKYLIGHT & BREAKFAST BAR ) , large dining nook, 3 bedrooms including the master. There is also a 4 pc. bath with a pocket door leading to the master bedroom ... ALL UNDER VAULTED CIELINGS ! The basement is developed with a large family room ( WITH BUILT-IN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE & GAS FIREPLACE ), a large games area, a work / hobby room as well as a laundry / mechanical room with plenty of storage space. Outside you'll find a double attached front garage with work bench, a 2 tiered rear desk and a nicely landscaped yard.... Don't delay !!
 
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This special report release by the National Bank of Canada summarizes: The oil price slide has made a serious dent in sales of existing homes in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Canadian Real Estate Association reports that the seasonally adjusted number of homes sold in these two provinces in January was down 33% from November. Elsewhere in Canada the decline was 3%.

 

''The oil price slide has crimped the Alberta home-resale market.''

 

In Alberta, January sales were the lowest since November 2010; in Saskatchewan, they were the lowest since August 2010. In just two months, Alberta’s ratio of new listings to sales has soared from a tight-market reading to a buyer’s-market reading. January sales were down 28% from a year earlier in Alberta and down 22% from a year earlier in Saskatchewan. In the rest of Canada sales were up 3.8% from a year earlier.

 

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Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have listed a new property at 2 CIMARRON MEADOWS CRES in Okotoks.
FORMER SHOWHOME ! Call today to view this beautifully maintained and upgraded, 1151 sq. ft. bungalow, located on a corner lot. The main floor features a cozy front living room ( WITH HARDWOOD FLOORING ) , large family kitchen ( WITH NEARLY NEW APPLIANCES, SKYLIGHT & BREAKFAST BAR ) , large dining nook, 3 bedrooms including the master. There is also a 4 pc. bath with a pocket door leading to the master bedroom ... ALL UNDER VAULTED CIELINGS ! The basement is developed with a large family room ( WITH BUILT-IN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE & GAS FIREPLACE ), a large games area, a work / hobby room as well as a laundry / mechanical room with plenty of storage space. Outside you'll find a double attached front garage with work bench, a 2 tiered rear desk and a nicely landscaped yard.... Don't delay !!
 
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Please visit our Open House at 306015 32 ST E in Rural Foothills M.D..
Open House on Sunday, February 15, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
OKOTOKS COUNTRY ESTATE!! This BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE 2760+ sq. ft. bungalow located on a treed 9.44 acre parcel has it all for the horse lover. The main floor features an open concept with the kitchen (HUGE ISLAND & GRANITE COUNTERTOPS), living room (FIREPLACE) & dining area all flowing together over BRAZILIAN CHERRY / OAK FLOORING. As well you'll find 3 bedrooms, including the master suite ( 4 PC. ENSUITE & PRIVATE DECK) along with a private office, family room (FIREPLACE & VAULTED CIELING)) & a 4 pc. & 3 pc. bath. The lower level is fully finished with a huge 2nd family room (WET BAR & FIREPLACE), billiards area, games room, theatre, 2 more bedrooms & a 5 pc. bath and plenty of storage. Outside there's a double attached front garage, a 2nd 2 car garage, 36 X 60 barn with 3 stalls, 30 x 20 4 stall stable, 3 pastures, hay shed, riding / roping arena and is fenced & cross fenced. The home also features Hardie board siding, metal / composite shingles and composite decks. Call today for your private showing.
 
Contact our Okotoks & Calgary Real Estate Team to find out how we are selling homes FAST & for top dollar! 
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Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have listed a new property at 121 CRANBERRY SQ SE in Calgary.
This 1523 SF, 2 story home is ideally located on a large lot in Cranston - close to schools, parks, pathways & Fish Creek Park. The main floor features an open concept layout allowing the living room, dining area & kitchen to flow together over hardwood floors. Enjoy the benefits of plenty of natural sunlight, a gas fireplace, the stainless steel appliances, the cozy window nook & bench and much more. Upstairs you will find 3 big bedrooms including the master suite which offers the convenience of a 4 piece ensuite and a walk-in closet. You will also find a laundry room and family 4 piece bath on the upper floor. The lower level is partially finished with a large family rec room, awaiting only a bathroom to be complete; plumbing & gas roughed-in. Outside the spacious yard boasts a huge rear deck as well as a patio and a double detached garage. Located on a quiet street close to schools, parks, pathways, shopping & more - this well maintained family home has everything you are looking for.
 
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So you've decided to sell your home... 

 

Unfortunately, potential buyers don’t care about how long you obsessed over choosing the perfect bathroom tiles, or the number of contractors you interviewed to make the perfect built-in shelves. To the buyer, those items may not matter to the value of the home, even if you think they should. Your taste may differ from the buyer. 

 

Price, Location, Condition - in that order. 

 

When it’s time to sell, you have to price your home RIGHT from the start, using tangible factors and real market stats, as opposed to your sentiments about the home. 

Here are 5 rules to remember:

1. Price is paramount 

 

Ultimately, above all else, the listing price of your home will determine how long the home will stay on the market. Pricing the home too high may reduce the number of interested buyers coming through the door, which can cause your home to sit longer on the market, which can create the perception that there’s something wrong with it. You want to avoid these outcomes and not overvalue your home. 

 

On the flip side, pricing the home too low may create some skepticism and raise unwanted questions about the home’s true value or defects. This will hit you in the bank account if multiple offers don’t drive the price up to its true market value.


2. Use comparable sales 

 

The easiest and best way to figure out the right price for your home is to compare similar homes that have sold in your neighborhood within a reasonable amount of time, this is often 30-60 days dating back. Our team of agents can provide you with a detailed CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) which will outline the above. We will compare your house to those with the same number of bedrooms, bathrooms, similar square footage, garage, etc. If you find comparable homes with similar floor plans and outdoor space, all the better. We will analyze how many homes in your area have sold recently and what they went for; while also considering similar homes that are actively for sale - as these are your competition. 


3. Compare fairly

 

When looking at comparable sales, compare apples to apples. Consider the desirability of your neighbourhood, location, and think about what buyers want these days. Trends do play a role in the appeal of your home. If a similarly sized, similar location, new-construction home sold for top dollar in your community, you will likely not get the same amount for your 1980's bungalow.

 

4. Consider rennovations and improvements

 

It is known that the area of the home to sink your rennovation dollars are the kitchen and bathrooms. Consider whether major improvements you’ve made warrant a higher asking price. If you've invested considerable money in a rennovation or improvement project make sure the price reflects this... But be reasonable; don’t be surprised if you don’t get as much money as you expected—improvements don’t always mean a higher selling price. 


5. Supply & demand

 

A buyer’s market means there are many homes for sale and sellers competing for the attention of buyers. In this case it might be a good strategy to price your home more competatively to make it more attractive to potential buyers. A seller's market means there is little home supply and much buyer demand, you may have leeway to price slightly more to maximize your profit.

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There are currently 81 homes for sale in the community of Cranston in SE Calgary as of November 21, 2014.

 

There are 32 new listings for houses for sale in Cranston for the past 30 days.  


 

Price Range of Current Cranston Houses For Sale

0 houses for sale priced between $100,000 and $199,999
1 house for sale priced between $200,000 and $299,999
11 houses for sale priced between $300,000 and $399,999
18 houses priced between $400,000 and $499,999
15 houses priced between $500,000 and $599,999
8 houses priced between $600,000 and $699,999
6 houses priced between $700,000 and $799,999
5 houses priced between $800,000 and $899,999
4 houses priced between $900,000 and $999,999
7 houses priced between $1,000,000 and $1,999,999
0 houses priced between $2,000,000 and $2,999,999


 

Cranston Houses For Sale by Type

 

There are 70 single family houses for sale in the Cranston

There are 11 condos for sale Cranston - including townhouse style and apartment style condos. 

 

 


 

Month Cranston Houses For Sale Were Listed


January 2014 - 40
February 2014 - 51
March 2014 - 59
April 2014 - 64 
May 2014 - 62
June 2014 - 53
July 2014 - 38
August 2014 - 53
September 2014 - 52

October 2014 - 50

November - TBD


Summary of MLS Listings in Cranston community in Calgary, Alberta 
Report Generated by Savannah Magnussen via MLS data: November 21, 214

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This is a summary for homes for sale in Okotoks prepared using data from the MLS as of November 11, 2014. 

There are currently 102 homes for sale in Okotoks as of November 21, 2014 including houses and condos. 

There are 50 new listings for houses for sale in Okotoks for the period of October 21, 2014 to November 21, 2014. 


 

Price Range of Current Okotoks Houses For Sale

0 houses for sale priced between $0 and $99,999
4 houses for sale priced between $100,000 and $199,999
14 houses for sale priced between $200,000 and $299,999
12 houses for sale priced between $300,000 and $399,999
20 houses priced between $400,000 and $499,999
19 houses priced between $500,000 and $599,999
11 houses priced between $600,000 and $699,999
5 houses priced between $700,000 and $799,999
2 houses priced between $800,000 and $899,999
2 houses priced between $900,000 and $999,999
4 houses priced between $1,000,000 and $1,999,999
0 houses priced between $2,000,000 and $2,999,999


 

Okotoks Houses For Sale Sorted By Area

 

There are 9 houses for sale in the Air Ranch
There are 23 houses for sale in Cimarron
There are 19 houses for sale in Crystal Shores
There are 0 houses for sale in Downey
There are 9 houses for sale in Downtown Okotoks
There are 8 houses for sale in Drake Landing
There are 0 houses for sale in Hunter's Glen
There are 2 houses for sale in Mountainview
There are 0 houses for sale in Rosemont
There are 2 houses for sale in Sandstone
There are 5 houses for sale in Sheep River
There are 2 houses for sale in Sunset
There are 0 houses for sale in Suntree
There are 4 houses for sale in Tower Hill
There are 7 houses for sale in Westmount
There are 3 houses for sale in Westridge
There are 3 houses for sale in Woodhaven

 


 

Month Okotoks Houses For Sale Were Listed


January 2014 - 23
February 2014 - 25
March 2014 - 19
April 2014 -  5
May 2014 - 9
June 2014 - 18
July 2014 - 40
August 2014 - 33
September 2014 - 48
October - 37




Summary of MLS Listings in Okotoks, Alberta 
Report Generated by Savannah Magnussen via MLS data: November 11 2014 at 1:32 pm


 

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There are currently 108 homes for sale in Okotoks as of November 11, 2014. There are 50 new listings for houses for sale in Okotoks for the period of October 11, 2014 to November 11, 2014. 

The new listings range in price from $148,500 to $1,325,000 with a median price of $499,900. 



Price Range of Current Okotoks Houses For Sale

0 houses for sale priced between $0 and $99,999
4 houses for sale priced between $100,000 and $199,999
13 houses for sale priced between $200,000 and $299,999
10 houses for sale priced between $300,000 and $399,999
21 houses priced between $400,000 and $499,999
23 houses priced between $500,000 and $599,999
12 houses priced between $600,000 and $699,999
5 houses priced between $700,000 and $799,999
3 houses priced between $800,000 and $899,999
2 houses priced between $900,000 and $999,999
5 houses priced between $1,000,000 and $1,999,999
0 houses priced between $2,000,000 and $2,999,999


 

Okotoks Houses For Sale Sorted By Area

 

There are 10 houses for sale in the Air Ranch
There are 22 houses for sale in Cimarron
There are 22 houses for sale in Crystal Shores
There are 0 houses for sale in Downey
There are 9 houses for sale in Downtown Okotoks
There are 9 houses for sale in Drake Landing
There are 0 houses for sale in Hunter's Glen
There are 2 houses for sale in Mountainview
There is 1 house for sale in Rosemont
There are 4 houses for sale in Sandstone
There are 5 houses for sale in Sheep River
There are 2 houses for sale in Sunset
There is 1 house for sale in Suntree
There are 4 houses for sale in Tower Hill
There are 7 houses for sale in Westmount
There are 2 houses for sale in Westridge
There are 3 houses for sale in Woodhaven

 


 

Month Okotoks Houses For Sale Were Listed


January 2014 - 23
February 2014 - 25
March 2014 - 19
April 2014 -  5
May 2014 - 9
June 2014 - 18
July 2014 - 40
August 2014 - 33
September 2014 - 48
October - 37




Summary of MLS Listings in Okotoks, Alberta 
Report Generated by Savannah Magnussen via MLS data: November 11 2014 at 1:32 pm


 

For more information contact The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team 

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