Open House Cranston Calgary | Beautiful Home Listed By Steven Hill | Sotheby's International Realty Canada
The grind is over! I'm quite proud to announce that I just crushed the Real Estate Brokers Course and am now an Associate Broker with Sotheby's International Realty Canada!
Many, many, many loooooooong days of studying have paid off!! The quiet grind in our basement office is over!
Huge thanks to my amazing wife Shelley, my amazing Broker MaryAnn Mears for your mentoring and support and Sotheby's International Realty Canada for such an incredible brand to be a part of!
The Best Is Yet To Come!
Live Extraordinary in the highly sought after neighbourhood on Kinniburgh Pond in Chestermere. Where birds and nature are viewed from every window, sunshine and a relaxed lifestyle are at knocking on your doorstep. This gorgeous five bedroom executive home is a dream home! Contact Steven Hill of Sotheby's International Realty Canada in Calgary today for a showing! Until then, enjoy this peek inside!
Very excited to present 35 Cranford Crescent to market today. This 1348 Square Foot two storey home in Cranston is complete with a double detached garage, 3 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Availble in the southeast community of Cranston in Calgary. Come have a look today!
I recieved a call from a seller who has had his listing expire with an unsuccessful sale. Within one hour, my team and I had a teaser video of his home created, full listing presentation and CMA, and I met with him shortly after.
He was looking for someone who could market effectively, but more importantly, someone who had drive. CHECK!
Excited to release this amazing video featuring The DeWinton Retreat
Set in a beautiful acreage, this home has all the features for the enthusiast or hobbyist with 2 separate workshops and an attached 3 car garage, there is space for everyone's passions!
It's always nice when nice people say nice things about you!
Cheers to great clients!
Knowledge is Power
Had the pleasure of speaking to invited guests of Investors Group at Prohibition Freehouse last night. Great people, amazing food and wine and gracious hosts. Thank you @kenchenyyc @prohobar @investorsgroup for the honour of kicking off the evening with a little real estate insight for 2018
Excited to Share the Following Testimonial From The Managing Broker at Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Calgary
When it was time to sell my home, my stress level was through the roof! As a broker in real estate you'd think I'd have this down cold but that was not the case when selling my family home after a divorce. When I sold real estate my biggest focus was on my clients being well-informed; both the good and, yes, sometimes the not-so-good. The key with providing information is the ability to create a plan, or roadmap, and to be ready to adapt the moment the data starts to show a new story.
Steven was that agent for me. Steven knew the emotional journey this was going to be. He understood that my children, almost grown, had a sense of attachment to their home where they grew up. Steven also understood my financial need to sell. Selling was a need, not a want. Steven was able to read the market and help me to understand the realistic pricing. Together we went to the home and made a list of all the needed repairs and upgrades that a prospective buyer would expect at my price point.
When my home was ready to list, Steven and his team were able to present my home in a very favourable light. To be honest, I cried when I saw the photos. This was our home where my eldest, when very young, would dance and sing around the whole house, where my son learned to drive his dirt bikes and my youngest cooked her first Sunday nosh-up.
Steven's care and guidance continued into the showings, the late night calls of why there was no offer, and through the tough conversation of about whether or not to lower the price. During all those times, Steven was professional, honest and, most of all, focused on the main goal - selling my home so the children and I could have a better, more financially secure life.
Steven's tremendous gift to us was his calmness and reassurance during negotiations, which prevented me from leaving money on the table and allowed me to keep it in my pocket. I'd become so desperate to sell that I was willing to slash the price and give away the home at a bargain basement price, but Steven took the reins and assured me that his recommendations were for the best. In the end, Steven was able to secure a large sum of cash that, in my haste, I would have walked away from.
I'd highly recommend Steven to any and all my friends, colleagues and to anyone who would ask me for a recommendation. Steven has become a trusted friend.
Sotheby's International Realty Canada
Somerset Calgary Home Sells With BackUp Offer for 99% of List Price By Steven Hill of Sotheby's Realty
Steven Hill Sells Calgary Somerset Home For 99% Of List Price!
Strength In Marketing, Presentation and Negotiations is evident with this successful Calgary home sale in Somerset, Southwest Calgary. This home conditionally sold in 3 days on the market, and later obtained a backup offer as well which ended being the successful bid. Steven Hill shows how the strength of the Sotheby's Realty Brand along with his presentation skills can provide a seller with a positive outcome in today's Calgary Real Estate market. Both offers were for 99% of List Price! Contact Steven at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
The bathroom may be one of the most overlooked rooms in the house, yet it is one of the most important. It’s where the day starts and ends. It’s where we go to relax, whether through soaking in a deep tub or indulging in a steam shower. It’s where we get ready to face the world, seated at a vanity or standing at the counter. Dial up the comfort and utility in your day with any of these bathroom renovations that best suit your style:
Modern and Minimalist
You want your humble abode to actually feel “humble”. The subtlety of clean lines, open-floor plans, indoor-outdoor living spaces, and expanses of glass define a contemporary home. Whether you lean toward a more mid-century modern style or minimal decoration and ornaments, these renovation ideas will help add to the simplicity of your space.
- A bright, sleek foundation – The sure-fire way to keep everything looking clean? Go with white walls, subway tiles, or quartz counters.
- Black finishings – Subtle hints of contrast in a matte black finish have a particularly entrancing design feel.
- Open showers – Floor-to-ceiling glass and the absence of a stall door will make you feel like you’re in a boutique hotel.
- LED lighting – Whether in fluted lights over the vanity or a mirrored side recess, energy efficient lights with a dimmer will help the space shine.
- Large-scale tiles – Trade excessive amounts of grout for slab-like sophistication.
Rustic and Country
Is your home channeling a quaint farmhouse or a mountain lodge? This style proves that everything that’s old can always be new again. There’s a connection to the past and an unassuming charm that comes with these types of spaces. These simple switches will add some flair to the rough, exposed beams and plank floors that make your home feel like the perfect cabin in the woods.
- Reclaimed materials – The art of re-purposing is alive and well. Grab some salvaged timber to refinish your vanity.
- Wood paneling – Think beyond hardwood and consider wainscoting, planked ceilings, or a warm accent wall.
- A touch of vintage – Pick up mismatched mirrors or metal wash bins for rolled towels.
- A claw-foot tub – This is the classic stunner in any bathroom, but it offers a particularly nice contrast in such a vintage setting
- Armoire styling – Look for a vanity or shelving unit that has the look of a beloved piece of heirloom furniture.
Polished and Refined
Far from fussy, every nuance of this home décor style feels familiar, well-mannered, and ultimately fun to live in. You’ve already dotted your living space with the appropriate patterns, polished wood, and dignified lighting, so carry that onto the bathroom.
- Shining finishes – Nickel and chrome add an unrivaled splash of taste to the overall look.
- Eye-catching lighting – Put up a pendant light and consider well-spaced sconces.
- Patterned tiles – Classic black and white or an oversized geometric pattern play up the polish.
- Tactful tech – Bring spa-like steam shower functionality into your own home with a menu of relaxation at your fingertips.
- Grey tones – Soft but classic, neither too masculine nor too feminine—grey paint hits the his-and-hers mark.
All these potential ideas will surely add more class and creativity to your daily cleansing. But regardless of trends and timelines, the best way to do a luxury renovation on your bathroom is to stay true to your comfort and style.
Option to subdivide country lot key to sale northwest of Calgary
262024 RANGE RD. 33, ROCKY VIEW COUNTY, ALTA.
ASKING PRICE: $1,275,000
SELLING PRICE: $1,245,000
TAXES: $6,132 (2016)
DAYS ON THE MARKET: 38
LISTING AGENTS: Steven Hill and Jacqueline Thorogood, Sotheby's International Realty Canada
The Action: It can take months to lure buyers to rural properties northwest of Calgary, so this luxury house with a four-car garage on a four-acre lot was listed below $1.3-million. About two dozen buyers ventured past its front gates and a party from Calgary arranged a deal by mid-September.
"This sold faster than the typical acreage property out in that area because of two factors," agent Steven Hill said.
"We priced it aggressively because the market above $1-million right now is pretty soft in Calgary; and the buyers saw value in this specific property because it's one of the only acreages in the area that could be subdivided."
What They Got: About 14 years ago, this 3,910-square-foot house was built with six bedrooms and multiple entertaining areas indoors and out, including a fenced-in tennis court.
The sprawling grounds are visible and accessible from several areas, including the combined kitchen and family room, dining room and living area. The latter also features double-height ceilings and a stone wall with a fireplace.
There is a main-floor den and a master retreat upstairs with a fireplace, balcony and one of five bathrooms. The 1,903-square-foot basement offers recreation and media areas.
The Agent's Take: "This property had a beautiful tennis court and panoramic, rolling valley views and full views of the mountains to the west, so it had that ideal blend of what people are looking for in an acreage lifestyle," Mr. Hill said.
"And it was a really large house with beautiful 18-foot ceilings in the main living room and a very open design with windows to not only get the sunlight, but also capitalize on the views."