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Please visit our Open House at 26 Summit Pointe DR in DE WINTON.
Open House on Sunday, June 30, 2013 1:00 pm
*Open House Sun, June 30 1-4 pm* One of a kind! This custom built 4100+ sq. ft. 2 storey with a fully developed walkout has to be seen to be appreciated. The main floor features an open great room concept, allowing the living room, kitchen & breakfast nook to flow together. You'll be impressed by the formal dining room, walk-in pantry, private office, the grand master suite with a 5 pc ensuite & more! With walnut hardwood floors, granite countertops throughout, top of the line appliances, vaulted ceilings, custom built-in cabinetry & woodwork, no detail has been overlooked. The upper floor offers 3 large bedrooms, a 4 pc bath & loft. The walk-out level boasts in-floor heating, 9 ft ceiling, a large family room, billiards area, home theatre, home gym, 3 pc bath with steam shower, 1 more bedroom & a grand wet bar with access to the wine cellar. Outside you'll find a triple attached front garage, large rear deck & a fully landscaped expansive yard backing on to 9th tee box. Call today for full spec package.
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I have listed a new property at 227 CRANARCH LANDING SE.
This impressive 2119 sq ft home is situated on a quiet street in Cranston close to shopping, parks, pathways & steps from Fish Creek Park. Built just 2 years ago, this home feels like new but offers the conveniences of a pre-owned home: a landscaped yard with a huge rear deck, window coverings & more. The main floor boasts a smart, open layout under 9' ceilings, flowing over dark hardwood floors. The living room features a modern linear gas fireplace with an oversized mantle. The spacious kitchen has top of the line stainless steel appliances, granite countertops & a large breakfast bar island. Access the large rear deck off of the dining area through the 3 panel sliding doors. The main floor also offers a flex area, a mud room & half bath. Upstairs you'll find a large bonus room, tiled laundry room, 4 piece bath & 3 big bedrooms including the master. The impressive master suite features a 5 piece ensuite with dual vanities & huge walk-in closet. Call today for full spec & detail package.
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Please visit our Open House at 26 Summit Pointe DR in DE WINTON.
Open House on Sunday, June 23, 2013 1:00 pm Please visit www.SoldByJ.com to preview this luxurious home.
*OPEN HOUSE, Sun. Jun 23 1-4 pm* One of a kind! This custom built 4100+ sq. ft. 2 storey with a fully developed walkout has to be seen to be appreciated. The main floor features an open great room concept, allowing the living room, kitchen & breakfast nook to flow together. You'll be impressed by the formal dining room, walk-in pantry, private office, the grand master suite with a 5 pc ensuite & more! With walnut hardwood floors, granite countertops throughout, top of the line appliances, vaulted ceilings, custom built-in cabinetry & woodwork, no detail has been overlooked. The upper floor offers 3 large bedrooms, a 4 pc bath & loft. The walk-out level boasts in-floor heating, 9 ft ceiling, a large family room, billiards area, home theatre, home gym, 3 pc bath with steam shower, 1 more bedroom & a grand wet bar with access to the wine cellar. Outside you'll find a triple attached front garage, large rear deck & a fully landscaped expansive yard backing on to 9th tee box. Call today for full spec package.
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I have sold a property at 19 TUCKER CIR.
A HOME TO CALL YOUR OWN!! This bright, beautiful 1345 sq. ft., 4 level split, townhouse in TUCKER HILL is just what you're looking for! The lower main level features an open, spacious kitchen (WITH ISLAND & BREAKFAST BAR) along with a large breakfast nook (ALL UNDER VAULTED CEILINGS) and access to the rear deck (WITH GAS HOOK-UP FOR YOUR BBQ). The upper main floor is where you'll find the large living room (WITH A CORNER GAS FIREPLACE) along with a combination 2 pc. bath & laundry room. Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms, including the master suite (BOTH BEDROOMS FEATURE PRIVATE 4 PC. ENSUITES & WALK-IN CLOSETS) along with a media / flex area. The lower, WALKOUT basement area is fully developed with a family room (WITH ACCESS TO THE REAR PATIO) and plenty of storage. This home also boasts a single attached front garage and is close to both schools & shopping. Call and book your private showing today!
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I have listed a new property at 434 CRYSTAL GREEN MANOR in OKOTOKS.
Are you seeking an immaculate, one of a kind home? Look no further than this 2725 sq ft, 2 story walk-out overlooking Crystal Ridge Golf Club. The main floor features an open great room concept, allowing the living room & eat-in kitchen to flow together. You'll be impressed by the 'Knotty Alder' hardwood floor, leathered granite countertops, custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, butler pantry, exposed timber ceiling & the thoughtful use of space - no detail has been overlooked! Upstairs you'll find the games room which boasts a billiards area, wet bar & a custom solid wood ceiling -- with sound proofed walls & floor. The den & master suite are behind leaded glass doors including a 5 pc ensuite with steam shower & custom walk-in closet. The lower walk-out level boasts a high gloss acid wash cement floor with in-floor heating, 4 big bedrooms, 2 baths, family room & ample storage. Outside is a double garage, large rear deck, exposed aggregate patio & more. Call for full spec package & more info.
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The Foothills AIM Society (FAIMS), established under a different name in 1980, has grown to accommodate the needs of citizens with developmental disabilities and now service Okotoks, High River and Strathmore. With a vision of a community that freely accepts and includes all person regardless of ability. AIM = Advocacy in Motion! 

Mission: To ensure all people with developmental disabilities are contributing members in their community.

This dedicated and compassionate staff at AIM, including employees & volunteers, coordinates & offers services for residential care, in-home & out-of-home respite care, outreach support, employment coordination & much more. For more information on FAIMS, or if you know someone who requires their services, visit www.FAIMS.org. 

 

The FAIMS hosted their 12th annual charity golf tournament yesterday, June 13, at the Highwood Golf & Country Club. The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team had proudly been supporting FAIMS for several years, and sponsoring their annual golf tournament is one of the ways we choose to help.

 

"We enjoy giving back to the Okotoks and High River community and appreciate the importance of community support to these organizations" said Okotoks Realtor Jay Magnussen.

Between the golf tournament, silent auction, live auction and generous donations FAIMS was able to raise much needed revenue to help their programming. With recent government cutbacks to organizations like FAIMS province wide, this group is going to need our community support more than ever.

 

If you are interested in donating or volunteering to help FAIMS, please click here!  

Foothills Advocacy In Motion

 

 

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June 15 is Parade Day & Children’s Festival in Okotoks!

A full day of family fun, and so many free activities to choose from!


8:00 am - FREE Pancake breakfast hosted by the Lions Club (27 McRae Street - parking lot) 


11:00 am - Annual Okotoks Parade - Past, Present & Future (downtown district - McRae Street / Elizabeth Street)


12:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Annual Children’s Festival featuring Zumbatomic, Norman Foote and Tasha Platt (Ethel Tucker Park) FREE admission for all. Live entertainment, face painting, music, games, bouncy house, food for sale, bubble blowing,  


7:00 pm - Okotoks Oilers Stampede Party featuring Tanya Ryan concert (Centennial Arena) tickets are $20 


For more information on the Okotoks Parade Day activities, visit www.Okotoks.ca. For more information on the Okotoks Oilers Stampede Party visit www.OkotoksOilers.com


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Please visit our Open House at 106 660 EAU CLAIRE AVE SW in CALGARY.
Open House on Sunday, June 9, 2013 12:00 pm
*Open House Sunday, June 9 12 - 2:30 pm* CALGARY'S PREMIER DOWNTOWN CONDO COMPLEX - "THE PRINCETON!" Only steps from the BOW RIVER, PRINCES ISLAND & EAU CLAIRE SHOPPING, this spotless, 1130 sq. ft. LUXURY condo (WITH CENTRAL AIR CON) is waiting just for you! The main floor features a bright, open concept with the living room (WITH GAS FIREPLACE & PRIVATE PATIO ACCESS), kitchen (WITH GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, BREAKFAST BAR & STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES) and dining area all flowing together (UNDER 9 FT. CEILINGS & OVER HARDWOOD FLOORS). You'll be impressed with the large master suite (WITH LARGE WALK-IN CLOSET, GAS FIREPLACE & HUGE 5 PC. ENSUITE). There is a private den that doubles as a 2nd bedroom (WITH A QUEEN SIZE MURPHY BED, VAULTED CEILING & PLENTY OF CLOSET SPACE) along with a 3 pc. bath (WITH SEPERATE ENTRANCE TO THE DEN / BEDROOM). You'll also find a large laundry / storage room. This condo also comes with ONE TITLED, UNDERGROUND, HEATED PARKING SPACE and a large TITLED STORAGE UNIT. Call today!!
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I have listed a new property at 26 Summit Pointe DR in DE WINTON.
One of a kind! This custom built 4100+ sq. ft. 2 storey with a fully developed walkout has to be seen to be appreciated. The main floor features an open great room concept, allowing the living room, kitchen & breakfast nook to flow together. You'll be impressed by the circular formal dining room, walk-in pantry, private office, the grand master suite with a 5 pc ensuite & more! With walnut hardwood floors, granite countertops throughout, top of the line appliances, vaulted ceilings, custom built-in cabinetry & woodwork, no detail has been overlooked. The upper floor offers 3 large bedrooms, a 4 pc bath & loft. The walk-out level boasts in-floor heating, 9 ft ceiling, a large family room, billiards area, home theatre, home gym, 3 pc bath with steam shower, 1 more bedroom & a grand wet bar with access to the wine cellar. Outside you'll find a triple attached front garage, large rear deck & a fully landscaped expansive yard backing on to the 9th tee box. Call today for full detail package & more info.
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Please visit our Open House at 106 660 EAU CLAIRE AVE SW in CALGARY.
Open House on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 4:00 pm
*Open House Sunday, June 2 from 1-4 pm* CALGARY'S PREMIER DOWNTOWN CONDO COMPLEX - "THE PRINCETON!" Only steps from the BOW RIVER, PRINCES ISLAND & EAU CLAIRE SHOPPING, this spotless, 1130 sq. ft. LUXURY condo (WITH CENTRAL AIR CON) is waiting just for you! The main floor features a bright, open concept with the living room (WITH GAS FIREPLACE & PRIVATE PATIO ACCESS), kitchen (WITH GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, BREAKFAST BAR & STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES) and dining area all flowing together (UNDER 9 FT. CEILINGS & OVER HARDWOOD FLOORS). You'll be impressed with the large master suite (WITH LARGE WALK-IN CLOSET, GAS FIREPLACE & HUGE 5 PC. ENSUITE). There is a private den that doubles as a 2nd bedroom (WITH A QUEEN SIZE MURPHY BED, VAULTED CEILING & PLENTY OF CLOSET SPACE) along with a 3 pc. bath (WITH SEPERATE ENTRANCE TO THE DEN / BEDROOM). You'll also find a large laundry / storage room. This condo also comes with ONE TITLED, UNDERGROUND, HEATED PARKING SPACE and a large TITLED STORAGE UNIT. Call today!!
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When you bought your home, you most likely signed a mortgage agreement - still the most common form of lending for the purchase of a home - which remains in effect for a certain period (this is called the term).


When your mortgage term comes to an end, you have 3 options:

  1. Pay off your mortgageMortgage renewal
  2. Renew for another term 
  3. Switch your mortgage to another lender

The end of your term is a good opportunity to reassess what you need in a mortgage and to look for mortgage options that better fit your needs today. In some cases, you might want to renegotiate your mortgage before the term ends.


You might want to renegotiate your mortgage if your financial situation has changed. Or perhaps you might want to take advantage of changes in the interest rates that are available from mortgage lenders.


Renegotiating generally involves breaking your mortgage contract and may result in some significant costs. Before taking this step, it’s important to consider carefully the costs and benefits.


Whether you plan to renew or renegotiate, knowing what questions to ask can help you get the best mortgage for your needs.

 

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has prepared and provided some helpful information on how the process works, what to expect and possible outcomes of either renewing or renegotiating your mortgage.


If you are currently searching for a new institution to switch your mortgage to, please allow us to refer you one of The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team's most trusted mortgage professionals.  

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