Blog for Evelyn Volk - Calgary Realtor

I have sold a property at 55 CHAPARRAL PT SE in Calgary.
Enjoy the Lake privileges that comes with this bright & spacious Bungalow Villa plus Upper Loft home with an Attached Single Garage & over 1800 sqft of developed living space! Adults only (18+) complex is quiet, well managed & beautifully maintained. This immaculate home features A/C, vaulted ceilings, hardwood, luxury vinyl flooring, carpets, neutral paint colour, new doors & baseboards. The main floor has a large open concept kitchen with ample cabinets & counter space, good sized dining area & spacious family room with a cozy gas fireplace. The huge vaulted master bedroom & 4pc bath complete this level. Upstairs has a vaulted upper loft, perfect for an office/media space & den w/ french doors & 3pc bath. The fully finished basement has a family/rec room, 2nd bedroom (used as workshop), storage & 3pc bath. This wonderful home is complete with a west facing deck & backyard with mature trees. Close to parks, shopping, transit & all the amenities Lake Chaparral has to offer year round. Call today to view!
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I have listed a new property at 55 CHAPARRAL PT SE in Calgary.
Enjoy the Lake privileges that comes with this bright & spacious Bungalow Villa plus Upper Loft home with an Attached Single Garage & over 1800 sqft of developed living space! Adults only (18+) complex is quiet, well managed & beautifully maintained. This immaculate home features A/C, vaulted ceilings, hardwood, luxury vinyl flooring, carpets, neutral paint colour, new doors & baseboards. The main floor has a large open concept kitchen with ample cabinets & counter space, good sized dining area & spacious family room with a cozy gas fireplace. The huge vaulted master bedroom & 4pc bath complete this level. Upstairs has a vaulted upper loft, perfect for an office/media space & den w/ french doors & 3pc bath. The fully finished basement has a family/rec room, 2nd bedroom (used as workshop), storage & 3pc bath. This wonderful home is complete with a west facing deck & backyard with mature trees. Close to parks, shopping, transit & all the amenities Lake Chaparral has to offer year round. Call today to view!
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I have sold a property at 21 CITADEL CREST PL NW in Calgary.
Gorgeous 2 Storey located on a quiet cul-de-sac & beautifully landscaped on a massive pie lot! This family home w/ 5 bedrooms (3 up) & 3.5 baths offers over 2700 sqft of developed living space! The main level features a bright open floor plan with a formal dining room & living room w/ a cozy fireplace. The modern kitchen boasts granite countertops, an island eating bar, Stainless Steel appliances & porcelain tile flooring. The breakfast nook leads out to a huge deck perfect for entertaining. Half bath & laundry room complete this level. Upstairs features a spacious bonus room with bay windows, large Master Bedrm w/ a walk-in closet & 4pc ensuite, 2 more bedrooms & 4pc bath. Fully developed PERMITTED basement completed in 2016 w/ 2 bedrooms, large rec room,3 pc bath & storage. In 2012, new roof, soffits, fascia & eavestroughs. NEW carpets on upper level & fresh paint throughout. The Double Attached Garage is oversized w/ a push-out. Enjoy the massive backyard landscaped with mature trees & perennials!
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Please visit our Open House at 21 CITADEL CREST PL NW in Calgary.
Open House on Sunday, August 12, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
*OPEN HOUSE SUN AUG 12: 2-4 PM*Gorgeous 2 Storey located on a quiet cul-de-sac & beautifully landscaped on a massive pie lot! This family home w/ 5 bedrooms (3 up) & 3.5 baths offers over 2700 sqft of developed living space! The main level features a bright open floor plan with a formal dining room & living room w/ a cozy fireplace. The modern kitchen boasts granite countertops, an island eating bar, SST appliances & porcelain tile flooring. The breakfast nook leads out to a huge deck perfect for entertaining. Half bath & laundry rm complete this level. Upstairs features a spacious bonus room with bay windows, large Master Bedrm w/ a walk-in closet & 4pc ensuite, 2 more bedrooms & 4pc bath. Fully developed PERMITTED basement completed in 2016 w/ 2 bedrooms, large rec room,3 pc bath & storage. In 2012, new roof, soffits, fascia,eaves. NEW carpets on upper level & fresh paint throughout. The Dbl Attached Garage is oversized w/ a push-out. Enjoy the massive backyard landscaped with mature trees & perennials!
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Please visit our Open House at 50 BERMONDSEY RD NW in Calgary.
Open House on Sunday, August 12, 2018 11:00AM - 1:00PM
*OPEN HOUSE SUN AUG 12: 11 AM-1 PM* Welcome to this 2 Storey Half Duplex with NO CONDO FEES! This little gem would make a terrific investment or starter. Either way it has a great floor plan and is in good condition. Yet there is room for you to build instant sweat equity. Brand NEW Roof installed in May 2018 & NEW hot water tank installed in 2016 & fresh paint throughout. Enjoy the open concept between the living room & dining room with tons of natural light flowing in. The kitchen is bright & spacious with white cabinets & appliances & the 2pc bath complete this level. Upstairs features a good sized master suite with two double closets & 2 more bedrooms. The upper bathroom is nice & clean with some updates. The basement has a large recreation room, laundry rm & 4th bedroom is partly finished. There is a nice private patio stone area with a shed & concrete pad for extra storage. This home is located on a quiet street with quick access to Nose Hill Park,downtown, public transportation, schools & shopping.
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Please visit our Open House at 21 CITADEL CREST PL NW in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, August 4, 2018 12:00PM - 2:00PM
*OPEN HOUSE SAT AUG 4: 12-2 PM* Gorgeous 2 Storey located on a quiet cul-de-sac & beautifully landscaped on a massive pie lot! This family home w/ 5 bedrooms (3 up) & 3.5 baths offers over 2700 sqft of developed living space! The main level features a bright open floor plan with a formal dining room & living room w/ a cozy fireplace. The modern kitchen boasts granite countertops, an island eating bar, SST appliances & porcelain tile flooring. The breakfast nook leads out to a huge deck perfect for entertaining. Half bath & laundry rm complete this level. Upstairs features a spacious bonus room with bay windows, large Master Bedrm w/ a walk-in closet & 4pc ensuite, 2 more bedrooms & 4pc bath. Fully developed PERMITTED basement completed in 2016 w/ 2 bedrooms,large rec room,3 pc bath & storage. In 2012, new roof, soffits, fascia,eaves. NEW carpets on upper level & fresh paint throughout. The Dbl attached garage is oversized w/ a push-out. Enjoy the massive backyard landscaped with mature trees & perennials.
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I have listed a new property at 21 CITADEL CREST PL NW in Calgary.
Gorgeous 2 Storey located on a quiet cul-de-sac & beautifully landscaped on a massive pie lot! This family home w/ 5 bedrooms (3 up) & 3.5 baths offers over 2700 sqft of developed living space! The main level features a bright open floor plan with a formal dining room & living room w/ a cozy fireplace. The modern kitchen boasts granite countertops, an island eating bar, SST appliances & porcelain tile flooring. The breakfast nook leads out to a huge deck perfect for entertaining. Half bath & laundry rm complete this level. Upstairs features a spacious bonus room with bay windows, large Master Bedrm w/ a walk-in closet & 4pc ensuite, 2 more bedrooms & 4pc bath. Fully developed PERMITTED basement completed in 2016 w/ 2 bedrooms, large rec room, 3 pc bath & storage. In 2012, new roof, soffits, fascia,eaves. NEW carpets on upper level & fresh paint throughout. The Dbl attached garage is oversized w/ a push-out. Enjoy the massive backyard landscaped with tons of mature trees & perennials. Just move in & enjoy!
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Please visit our Open House at 50 BERMONDSEY RD NW in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, July 7, 2018 11:00AM - 1:00PM
*OPEN HOUSE JULY 7: 11 am-1 pm* Welcome to this 2 Storey Half Duplex with NO CONDO FEES! This little gem would make a terrific investment or starter. Either way it has a great floor plan and is in good condition. Yet there is room for you to build instant sweat equity. Brand NEW Roof installed in May 2018 & NEW hot water tank installed in 2016. Fresh paint throughout & carpets professionally cleaned. Enjoy the open concept between the living room & dining room with tons of natural light flowing in. The kitchen is bright & spacious with white cabinets and appliances & the 2pc bath complete this level. Upstairs features a good sized master suite with 2 double closets & two more bedrooms. The upper bathroom is nice & clean with some updates. The basement has a large recreation room, fourth bedroom & laundry rm. There is a nice private patio stone area with a shed & concrete pad for extra storage. This home is located on a quiet street with quick access to downtown, public transportation, schools & shopping.
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I have listed a new property at 50 BERMONDSEY RD NW in Calgary.
Welcome to this 2 Storey Half Duplex with NO CONDO FEES! This little gem would make a terrific investment or starter. Either way it has a great floor plan and is in good condition. Yet there is room for you to build instant sweat equity. Brand NEW Roof installed in May 2018 & NEW hot water tank installed in 2016. Fresh paint throughout & carpets professionally cleaned. Enjoy the open concept between the living room & dining room with tons of natural light flowing in. The kitchen is bright & spacious with white cabinets and appliances & the 2pc bath complete this level. Upstairs features a good sized master suite with 2 double closets & two more bedrooms. The upper bathroom is nice & clean with some updates. The basement has a large recreation room, fourth bedroom & laundry rm. There is a nice private patio stone area with a shed & concrete pad for extra storage. This home is located on a quiet street with quick access to downtown, public transportation, schools, shopping & Nose Hill Park. Don't miss out!
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I have sold a property at 2 CITADEL ESTATES HT NW in Calgary.
Immaculate & upgraded original owner home located on a massive corner lot in desirable Citadel. This fully finished 2 Storey w/ 4 Bedrms+1 & 3.5 baths offers over 2,300 sqft of developed living space! The main level features an open plan with large windows in the living & dining rooms. The kitchen has a raised eating bar with SST/black appliances. Half bath & laundry room finish this level. Upstairs has the Master bedrm with a walk-in closet & 4pc ensuite w/ corner tub & separate shower plus 3 good sized bedrooms & 4pc bath. If you don’t need the 4th bedrm, it's designed to be the family bonus room instead! Updates in 2012 includes the roof, siding & fully developed PERMITTED basement. Basement has a large rec room w/ dry bar, 5th bdrm, 3pc bath & storage. Enjoy the private backyard complete with a hot tub, patio set & kid’s play structure. Fresh paint throughout. The house, carpets & windows have all been professionally cleaned. Just move in & enjoy! Located across a playground & minutes from 2 schools.
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I have listed a new property at 2 CITADEL ESTATES HT NW in Calgary.
Immaculate & upgraded original owner home located on a massive corner lot in desirable Citadel. This fully finished 2 Storey w/ 4 Bedrms+1 & 3.5 baths offers over 2,300 sqft of developed living space! The main level features an open plan with large windows in the living & dining rooms. The kitchen has a raised eating bar with SST/black appliances. Half bath & laundry room finish this level. Upstairs has the Master bedrm with a walk-in closet & 4pc ensuite w/ corner tub & separate shower plus 3 good sized bedrooms & 4pc bath. If you don’t need the 4th bedrm, it's designed to be the family bonus room instead! Updates in 2012 includes the roof, siding & fully developed PERMITTED basement. Basement has a large rec room w/ dry bar, 5th bdrm, 3pc bath & storage. Enjoy the private backyard complete with a hot tub, patio set & kid’s play structure. Fresh paint throughout. The house, carpets & windows have all been professionally cleaned. Just move in & enjoy! Located across a playground & minutes from 2 schools.
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I have sold a property at 152 ARBOUR RIDGE CI NW in Calgary.
Wonderful 2 Storey Family home with over 2800 sqft of living space! 3 Bedrms up & 2 down, 3.5 baths + Double Heated Insulated Garage & Central Air Conditioner. In a quiet circle in Arbour Lake with lake access & recreational amenities. The Vaulted Main Floor opens up to the living room with front bay windows, dining room, den & family room with a cozy fireplace. Kitchen has lots of natural light with a breakfast nook that leads out to the deck & backyard. This home has been renovated over the years. BRAND NEW Carpets installed on the upper floor Sept 2017. In 2011, New roof, eavestroughs, soffits & fascia completed. New maple hardwood added throughout the main floor in 2011. 2 bedrms with new windows in 2012. Professionally developed basement w/2013 city permits includes 2 more bedrms, media/family room, gym/flex room, wet bar with granite countertops, 3 pc bath with heated flooring,new carpets,stair railings/balusters & 2 new windows. South facing deck & fully fenced backyard!
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I have listed a new property at 152 ARBOUR RIDGE CI NW in Calgary.
Wonderful 2 Storey Family home with over 2800 sqft of living space! 3 Bedrms up & 2 down, 3.5 baths + Double Heated Insulated Garage & Central Air Conditioner. In a quiet circle in Arbour Lake with lake access & recreational amenities. The Vaulted Main Floor opens up to the living room with front bay windows, dining room, den & family room with a cozy fireplace. Kitchen has lots of natural light with a breakfast nook that leads out to the deck & backyard. This home has been renovated over the years. BRAND NEW Carpets installed on the upper floor Sept 2017. In 2011, New roof, eavestroughs, soffits & fascia completed. New maple hardwood added throughout the main floor in 2011. 2 bedrms with new windows in 2012. Professionally developed basement w/2013 city permits includes 2 more bedrms, media/family room, gym/flex room, wet bar with granite countertops, 3 pc bath with heated flooring,new carpets,stair railings/balusters & 2 new windows. South facing deck & fully fenced backyard!
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Please visit our Open House at 152 Arbour Ridge CI NW in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, September 16, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM
*OPEN HOUSE SAT 2-4 PM SEP 16* Fantastic 2 Storey Family home with over 2800 sqft of living space! 3 bedrms up & 2 down, 3.5 baths + Central Air Conditioner & Double Heated Insulated Garage. In a quiet circle in Arbour Lake with lake access & recreational amenities. The vaulted main floor opens up to the living room with front bay windows, dining room, den & family room with a cozy fireplace. Kitchen has lots of natural light with a breakfast nook that leads out to the deck & backyard. This home has been renovated over the years. Brand New carpets installed upper floor Sept 2017. In 2011, New roof, eavestroughs, soffits & fascia completed. New maple hardwood added throughout the main floor in 2011. 2 bedrms with new windows in 2012. Professionally developed basement w/2013 city permits includes 2 more bedrms, media/family room, gym/flex room, wet bar with granite countertops, 3 pc bath with heated flooring, new carpets, stair railings/balusters & 2 new windows. South facing deck & fully fenced backyard!
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Please visit our Open House at 152 Arbour Ridge CI NW in Calgary.
Open House on Sunday, August 13, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM
*New Price!* Welcome to this bright 2 Storey home with 3 bedrms up & 2 down, 3.5 baths located in a quiet circle in Arbour Lake with lake access & recreational amenities. The vaulted main floor opens up to the living room with front bay windows, dining room, den & family room with a cozy fireplace. Kitchen has lots of natural light with a breakfast nook that leads out to the deck & backyard. This home has been extensively updated including custom window coverings, new roof in 2011, eavestroughs, soffits, fascia & maple hardwood throughout the main floor. Upstairs is complete with a master bedrm & walk-in closet, 4 pc ensuite & 2 bedrms with new windows in 2012. Professionally developed basement in 2013 w/city permits includes 2 more bedrms, media/family room, gym/flex room, wet bar with granite countertops, 3 pc bath with heated flooring, new carpets,stair railings/balusters & 2 windows. South facing deck & fully fenced backyard plus Central Air Conditioner & Double Heated Garage! Book your showing today!
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Please visit our Open House at 152 Arbour Ridge CI NW in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, July 8, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM
*OPEN HOUSE SAT JULY 8 from 2-4 PM.* Welcome to this bright 2 Storey home with 3 bedrms up & 2 down, 3.5 baths located in a quiet circle in the sought after community of Arbour Lake with lake access & recreational amenities. The vaulted main floor opens up to the living room with front bay windows, dining room, den & family room with a cozy fireplace. Kitchen has lots of natural light with a breakfast nook that leads out to the deck & backyard. This home has been extensively updated over the last few years including custom window coverings, new roof in 2011, eavestroughs, soffits, fascia & maple hardwood throughout the main floor. Upstairs is complete with a master bedrm & walk-in closet, 4 pc ensuite & 2 bedrms with new windows in 2012. Professionally developed basement in 2013 w/city permits includes 2 more bedrms, media/family room, gym/flex room, wet bar with granite countertops, 3 pc bath with heated flooring, new carpets, stair railings/balusters & 2 windows. Enjoy your south facing deck & backyard. *Click on Brochure for more information. For an iGuide 3D Virtual Tour click on the Multimedia or More Photos icons. Both icons go to the same iGuide link which has 4 tabs: 3D Virtual Tour of all 3 levels of the home, Gallery of photos, Details includes measurements & floor plan layouts. Nearby tab includes the Google Map to see what's close by for schools, restaurants, grocery stores and public transportation.
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I have listed a new property at 152 Arbour Ridge CI NW in Calgary.
Welcome to this bright 2 Storey home with 3 bedrms up & 2 down, 3.5 baths located in a quiet circle in the sought after community of Arbour Lake with lake access & recreational amenities. The vaulted main floor opens up to the living room with front bay windows, dining room, den & family room with a cozy fireplace. Kitchen has lots of natural light with a breakfast nook that leads out to the deck & backyard. This home has been extensively updated over the last few years including custom window coverings, new roof in 2011, eavestroughs, soffits, fascia & maple hardwood throughout the main floor. Upstairs is complete with a master bedrm & walk-in closet, 4 pc ensuite & 2 bedrms with new windows in 2012. Professionally developed basement in 2013 w/city permits includes 2 more bedrms, media/family room, gym/flex room, wet bar with granite countertops, 3 pc bath with heated flooring, new carpets, stair railings/balusters & 2 windows. Lounge on your south facing deck & fully fenced backyard with matures trees. For an iGuide 3D Virtual Tour click on the 3D or to either Movie reel icons. All 3 icons go to the same iGuide link which has 4 tabs: 3D Virtual Tour of all 3 levels of the home, Gallery of photos, Details includes measurements & floor plan layouts. Nearby tab includes the Google Map to see what's close by for schools, restaurants, grocery stores and public transportation.
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Things are looking brighter this spring in Calgary's real estate market, particularly for those looking at detached homes. Market inventory for single family homes are trending downward and sales are 20% ahead of last year at this time. The Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) is seeing a balance when it comes to detached homes as significantly fewer properties are for sale this spring (particularly in the Northwest) in comparison to March 2016... [Read the full article]


CREB® April 03, 2017  Get the latest CREB® March 2017 Calgary Monthly Statistics

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If you’re a prospective home seller looking to take advantage of the spring market in Calgary, here are few things you can do to help get ready for a spring sale…


Organize Your Home

Organizing your home months in advance is perhaps one of the best ways to get ahead of the mad rush soon to be upon you. Doing a once over of your home and determining what items you want to keep and what items to donate will have huge payoffs in the end. You’re going to have to do this eventually anyways so why not get a head start. Sorting through old boxes in your attic or basement will not only make the task of packing seem that much less daunting, but it will also make the space in your home feel much larger for perspective buyers when it’s time to showcase your home. Organizing your home ahead of time will also save you the back-breaking effort of moving unwanted items to your new home or storage area only to then dispose of at a later time.            


De-clutter, De-clutter, De-clutter

I can’t stress enough to prospective home sellers the importance of de-cluttering their home. Putting away things that you don’t immediately need or that have been collecting dust on shelves or flat surfaces is one of the best ways to open up your home. Even that beautiful children’s artwork hanging on the fridge door takes away from the buyer’s visual experience of your home’s potential. Clutter is very disadvantageous to your home and by clearing it away; it will be easier to maintain a neat and organized appearance for prospective buyers once your home is on the market.


Improve Your Home

While doing major expensive renovations may not be necessary, doing a few small things around your home to freshen the look can have huge rewards. Touching up the paint throughout your home including baseboards and trim, updating ceiling fans and light fixtures, and even changing out doorknobs and switch plates can add to a cleaner appearance. If not sure what improvements will go the furthest, have your realtor come by and do an early walkthrough as he/she will more often than not be able to point out things that potential buyers will pick up on or that may otherwise raise concern.    


Find the Right Real Estate Agent

Finding the right Real Estate agent can play a big part in how quickly your home sells and how much of a profit you’ll realize. Don’t feel pressured into using a family member or a friend who has just got their license unless they have what it takes. Otherwise, you may be doing yourself a big disservice by not hiring the most qualified person for the job. Talk to people and interview several realtors in the area until you feel comfortable with your decision. Ask for references and if it is a big name agent from the neighborhood, find out if you will be dealing with them or a member of their team. Finding the right agent with local knowledge is extremely important. Finally, be careful with those offering discounted rates as sometimes you get what you pay for. Ask lots of questions and understand the compensation model for both the selling and buying agents to ensure motivation remains high for all parties.   

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