In picturesque mountain towns like Banff and Canmore, space is at a premium. Homeowners must be creative to optimize living space.
To finish off the sunny season, both Banff and Canmore have summer events for locals and visitors alike that bring the community together.
The Bow Valley Riding Association (BVRA) has been a place for Bow Valley residents to keep their horses for almost 60 years.
A reverse mortgage is a way to access the equity in your home, turning it into tax-free money to do with as you wish.
Buying a pre-construction home has a different process than buying a home on the market. Here are some factors to consider.
Is an owner's title insurance worth it? And how does it protect against fraud, like someone selling your home without your knowledge?
Condos are becoming more and more popular as real estate prices continue to soar. But what are condo fees, and why are they necessary?
Spring is in the air and it's the perfect time to reconnect. Here are some great local events in the Bow Valley this spring.
When it comes to applying for a mortgage, most people think about the big guns. Major banks and big national mortgage lenders come to mind with their competitive rates and […]
Shopping for a home in the mountains is daunting. Depending on where you live, there are different affordable housing programs to help out.
March and April are the shoulder season in the Bow Valley. This is the time to really enjoy the small-town culture of our unique home.
Buying a house is often one of the biggest investments someone will make in their lifetime. So what are some red flags to watch out for?
There are a few ways you can access your home equity. Ultimately, it comes down to your situation and what you plan to do with the cash.
A first impression can be a lasting one. Here are some tips to increase your home's curb appeal during the frosty months.
Understated luxury is back! From warming colours to mixed materials, here are the interior design trends to watch in 2023.
There is lots of information out there on etiquette around wildlife, but here are a few key species and what to look out for.
With rising costs, more people are finding it difficult to afford the holidays. This season, let’s come together in giving to those in need.
Here's the Mountain Real Estate holiday decorating guide for the Bow Valley with special guest Nick de Ruyter, Program Director for WildSmart.
It can be nice to leave a little gift for your old home’s new owners as they start their journey in this space. Here are some ideas.
Crisp fall days are in the air, which means it’s time to winterize your home! Here’s a quick checklist to get you started.
We’ve got the towns to ourselves! Here’s how locals make the most of shoulder season in the tourist towns of Banff and Canmore.
Vacation rentals are a great investment. Here are some tech for vacation rentals that improve the experience for everyone.
It's so much more than just a mortgage. Here are some common recurring costs of buying a home that add to the bottom line.
You want to make sure you assemble the right real estate team to make the process as smooth as possible! But who do you need on your side?
With the award-winning Bike All Winter program from Community Cruisers, it won’t break the bank to get your bike ready for winter.
You want your home to look its best when selling, but you don't want to cover anything up. This is where disclosures come into play.
If you’ve decided to purchase an investment property, you might be wondering how to furnish your vacation rental for stye and function.
Summer is in full swing and that means it’s time to make the most of mountain living with some key summer essentials.
It’s easy to look at the purchase price of the home and make an offer! But what other upfront costs are involved when you buy a home?
Buying a home on your own isn’t impossible. It just takes a little more organization, planning, and preparation to make sure you’re ready.
Buying a house is an exciting time. The last thing you’re thinking about is what will happen if you break your mortgage contract early.
The tourists are back! Here are some tried and true ways to get around the mountains during the busy summer months.