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May 2020

Found 10 blog entries for May 2020.

What was once just a new community finding its personality, Cranston has become an ideal area for nature lovers and a fantastic family community that provides numerous outdoor activities for active families. In the heart of Calgary’s southeast, this master-planned community offers a wide range of outdoor activities, from organized sports to a massive trail system to incredible Cranston homes for sale. 

Century Hall Park

The centrepiece of Cranston is the 7.25-acre Century Hall Park. The park hosts numerous family activities throughout the year. The best attendance is for the Annual Stampede Breakfast. However, everyone enjoys the Christmas Light display and Santa’s annual visit as well as the summer perennial and annual flower displays, which are

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You’ve decided to buy a new place but there’s just one problem, you've got to close the deal on your current home first and you want to do it quickly. The longer your home is on the market, the higher the chances are of receiving a lower offer. The first step you take when putting your home on the market is to hire a trustworthy and reliable real estate agent. They will serve as the main point of contact for both you and potential buyers. Selling your home without an agent is both time-consuming and risky. Homes sold without a real estate agent often sell for less than if they were sold by an experienced agent.

Once you’ve decided on an agent put these three tips to selling your home quickly into practice and you’ll be onto new adventures in no time!

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Mahogany’s Top Dining Choices: 5 Great Restaurants to Try

5 Great Places to Eat in Mahgoany

Life in Mahogany has a lot to offer including plenty of great dining options. You can find everything from top brunch hot spots to an elegant and luxurious steak house overlooking the lake. Having all of these restaurant options nearby means that there’s no need to head all the way downtown for date night or brunch with the family, you can simply enjoy what is already in your own backyard.  Why not check out some Mahogany Homes for Sale while you are in the neighborhoood.

The Bro’Kin Yolk

The Bro'kin Yolk Mahogany

Started by brothers Jeff and Gil Carlos in 2015, The Bro’Kin Yolk is bringing brunch to the burbs with locations in Mahogany, Sigal Hill and Creekside. The Bro’Kin Yoke Mahogany offers an

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Fitness/Moving in Mahogany 

Staying healthy and active shouldn't have to be another stressful item on your to-do list that requires you to drive you or your family halfway across town. It should be something that you can easily fit into your routine and maybe even be fun!

One of the best parts of life in Mahogany is that when it comes to different ways to keep active, there's no shortage of options. At some point in your life, you've probably experienced a lousy fitness fit, whether it was the class, the distance or you didn't have the right gear. It just didn't work. With all the choices in Mahogany, we're confident you'll find the one that's just right.

So whether you're new to the area, thinking about buying a home or just looking for

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Income Property in Calgary: What You Need to Know – Part 1

(Estimated reading time: ~2 minutes.)

Income property in Calgary is a popular topic – and not just because of the hit HGTV show with the same name. 

The current climate for buying and selling homes in Calgary is among the fieriest in the country. And with long-term population projections suggesting that people will keep flocking to our beautiful city for years to come, there really has never been a better time to invest in Calgary real estate than right now.

But what exactly is “income property” and is it really the right investment for you?

Calgary Income Properties Cartoon

Income property is any property that has been bought or developed for the purpose of earning an income through renting, leasing, and/or

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Buying a condo in Calgary can be a great way to get out of renting and start building equity or a good option for those who are looking to downsize their home. Like any home, there are pros and cons to condo living but the process does differ from buying a house. So if you’re considering condo living here are six questions you should always ask before buying a condo.

Calgary Condos Cartoon

Does condo living fit your lifestyle?

Condos are great for people who love to get out and about and don’t spend a lot of time at home or those who want to spend less time and money on maintenance. If you’re looking for a private yard to host large get-togethers or love a good renovation a condo might not be ideal. This is also a good time to consider the area and nearby amenities in

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Looking to live in Mahogany but needed more information on the schools, where they are and just general details?  Well look no farther.  There are some great schools in Mahogany and the Elite Group can help you find the perfect home near them!

Just interested in Mahogany Homes for Sale?  Click here to get full listings!

Mahogany Calgary Schools Information Cartoon

Southeast Calgary Schools: Mahogany


The early education a child receives lays the foundation for a child's future, and while much of this learning happens in a classroom or at home, all of a child's experiences help create this foundation. One of the many benefits of living in a master-planned community like Mahogany is the ability to walk or ride a bike to and from school. With the arrival of two new schools in Mahogany,

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Ever wanted to live in Auburn Bay, but needed more information on the schools, where they are and just general details?  Here are some great schools in Auburn Bay and the Elite Group can help you find the perfect home near them!

Just interested in Auburn Bay Homes for Sale?  Click here to get full listings!

Southeast Calgary Schools: Auburn Bay


Auburn Bay is a four-season lake community located in Calgary's southeast that captures the spirit of cottage country. Auburn Bay's paved pathways, off-leash dog parks and amenity-rich create a community that is perfect for growing families. For families looking for a neighbourhood that can grow with them, Auburn Bay has multiple public and Catholic school options located right within the community. 

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Southeast Calgary Parks: Auburn Bay

One of the best parts to living in Calgary’s southeast communities is being in an area where time outdoors with family and friends is built into the community structure right from the start. A master-planned community, Auburn Bay itself, was transformed from a wide-open prairie to a peaceful lakeside neighbourhood. All year round residents can be found down at the beach, barbecuing all through the summer and enjoying activities like ice skating, hockey and ice fishing during the winter months.

The official symbol of life in Auburn Bay is the classic Adirondack chair. When you see the big red chairs through the neighbourhood, you know you’re home, and it’s time to let the worries of the day wash away. So since time

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Ever wanted to live in Cranston but needed more information on the schools, where they are and just general details?  Well look no farther.  There are some great schools in Cranston and the Elite Group can help you find the perfect home near them!

Just interested in Cranston Homes for Sale?  Click here to get full listings!

Cranston School Kids

Southeast Calgary Schools: Cranston


Cranston has two public schools, one elementary and one serving grades four through nine with a second elementary school opening in September 2020. The community also has two Catholic schools, one serving Cranston student from Kindergarten to grade six and the other Kindergarten to grade nine.

Calgary Public Schools in Cranston

Cranston School

Cranston School is a Calgary

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