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I have listed a new property at 1507 Strathcona CL in Strathmore.
This beautiful home-- Back Alley Huge Lot's room for RV parking + an Over size Double call Garage . plus parking in front Basement is waiting for you to develop Close to Hospital as well as Elementary school ,junior High, High School, Rec Centre, Park Very Close Perfect For first time buyer.
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I have listed a new property at 821 Bayview in Strathmore.
You own the Land.. in Brentwood Estates...Single Garage Well cared for 4 Bedroom Huge Living room Fairly new Roof as well as Furnace . Hardwood floors ,Carpet and lino. Maintenance free Landscape. Big kitchen Nice Pantry and pot cupboards ..Lots off Cupboards as well as storage. This home has Central Air .Close to Schools, Hospital ,Rec Centre
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I have listed a new property at 58 12 Templewood DR NE in Calgary.
Welcome to this Popular Townhouse Project across from Elementary School & Park. This Fabulous End Unit shows 10/10 offers Sunny South Exposure & Enormous Private Side Yard great for Summer Time BBQ, New Windows & Doors, Newer Roof Shingles in this Well Managed Complex, Bright Open Plan w/ Tons of Natural Light perfect for All Entertaining, Soaring Vaulted Ceilings in the Spacious Sun-filled Living Rm, Formal Dining opens to Great Kitchen Master Bedrm Second Bedrm next to 4 pc Main Bath. Fully Developed Lower Level w/ Huge Rec.Rm & Large Windows, 3rd Bedrm, Full Bath, Laundry & Storage Area. Parking Stall in Front & Ample of Visitor Parking. Condo Fees include Full Cable Service. Superb Location: Walk to Guy Weadick Elementary School, Park, Playground, Transit, Shopping and All Amenities. Absolutely Great Value for this Condo! must see
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I have listed a new property at 657 Edgefield GA in Strathmore.
Walkout Bungalow 3 bedrooms 2.5 Washrooms. Backs onto Green space.
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I have listed a new property at 72 PANORA CL NW in Calgary.
Built Green Gold level Certification .. Move in Well cared for Lots of upgrades including Triple glazed windows 9foot ceiling. Walkout Basement . Big Back Yard room for Garage Plus RV parking . Cherrie tree in back yard Also Dog Run.Back Alley .High efficiency furnace and water heater .3 bedrooms 2.5 washrooms.Fenced and landscaped .Open concept .10/10 very clean home. Close to Parks-Schools And shopping centre Couple off blocks to 22x ..
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Chestermere Information 

a summary by Kevin Baldwin Chestermere Realtor

Chestermere Real Estate

            Chestermere is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta in the Rocky View County. The original name of Chestermere was Chestermere Lake. Chestermere is a member municipality of the Calgary Regional Partnership.


The population of Chestermere has seen a steady rise in the last many decades and more. As the number of residents in Chestermere has been rising, Chestermere real estate demand and Chestermere new homes for sale have also seen an upward movement in numbers.


Population of Chestermere

            The city of Chestermere has a population close to 20,000 people who live in a little over 6,000 private dwelling units. The Summer Village of Chestermere Lake officially changed its name and status on March 1, 1993 to the Town of Chestermere. Getting the status of a town gave more local and political authority to the residents. Amenities and services for the residents were continuously expanded by the town.


The population also continued to increase all through. Chestermere was the fastest growing Town in Alberta. The town council voted in 2014 in favor of pursuing a city status and with effect from January 1, 2015, Chestermere became a city. It was Alberta’s 18th city.


History of early settlement

            The area around today’s Chestermere was inhabited by only a few farmers prior to the 20thcentury. The Canadian Pacific Railway was set up in the 1880s. That saw a large number of people getting settled in the west. The settlers then wanted to make farming more productive. They began to look for ways to better irrigate their land.


Chestermere was a natural wetland. It was found to be a perfect source for irrigating the Western Irrigation Block. A dam and canal system was, accordingly, built by the year 1907. The wetland was developed into a lake and the farmers started using the water for irrigation purposes. Then came further rapid developments, which we shall cover below.


Summer village

            With developments on the irrigation front, people started using the lake for recreational purposes as well. They built cabins and started living at the lake in the summer months. They worked towards community development, provision of electricity and natural gas for the cabins and for controlling the pollution levels in the lake.


By 1977, the lake had 120 permanent homes and was given the official status as the Summer Village of Chestermere Lake on April 1, 1977. With this, further services, amenities, improved roads, street lights, community hall and golf course etc. got added here.



            On March 1, 1993, the Summer Village of Chestermere Lake got transformed to the Town of Chestermere. More facilities got added and it became Chestermere City with effect from January 1, 2015.


Geographical neighborhoods

            Chestermere city is organized into fifteen neighborhoods with maximum being in the Southeast and Southwest, with Northwest and Northeast following in that order.



            Trans-Canada Highway and Alberta Highway provide land access to Chestermere. The city of Chestermere is accessible by air through Chestermere (Kirkby Field) Airport.


Chestermere Real Estate

            With fast-paced developments as mentioned above, Chestermere real estate market is growing by the day and Chestermere realtors are busy attending to their clients. They watch the encouraging trends on Chestermere real estate listings and equip themselves better to provide smart services to the buyers and sellers of real estate.


            When you happen to look for realtors in Chestermere, the name of Kevin Baldwin emerges as one of the Best Realtor in Chestermere. Kevin has reached this coveted position with sincere and dedicated hard work in the best interests of his customers. Today, he is a renowned and trusted local Chestermere Realtor.


Kevin’s area of operation

            Whether you are buying a home or a condo or you are selling one, it is not an easy job either way. You do need professional help from a trusted and dedicated person as your Realtor.


            Kevin Baldwin helps you in buying and selling property in Chestermere, Calgary, Airdrie and Strathmore. Kevin has a knack to get you the best price in either case.


Kevin Baldwin can also assist you with properties listed with other brokerages and with those for sale by owner listings. He provides you a free overview of any real estate market at these locations.


Exclusive services offered by Kevin Baldwin

When you work with Kevin Baldwin for buying or selling your property, you get the following exclusive services with a smile:


ü  Exceptional level of personal touch;

ü  Flexible schedules to suit your convenience;

ü  Honest and ethical advice;

ü  Free overview of real estate market;

ü  Updates on a regular basis;

ü  Up to date information on regulatory issues pertaining to realty;

ü  All calls returned in less than 15 minutes--yes that's right only 15 minutes (or less)

ü  Renovation tips before you position your home to sell;

ü  Professional Services-Inspection, Measuring, 360 Tours, Photography, Aerial Photos


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Strathmore Real Estate


            Strathmore is a very likeable town located along the Trans-Canada Highway in Southern Alberta, Canada. It falls in Wheatland County and is nearly 50 kilometres (30 miles approximately) east of Calgary city. The population of Strathmore town has been steadily rising.


           With this rise in the number of residents, Strathmore real estate demand and Strathmore new homes for sale have also seen a rise.


Population of Strathmore

            The town of Strathmore has a population of over 13,000 people living in a little over 5,000 private dwelling units. Strathmore is amongst the largest towns in the province. It is eligible for the status of a city.


             As per Alberta’s Municipal Government Act, upon reaching a number of 10,000 residents, a town becomes eligible for a city status.


History of Strathmore

            In 1883, Strathmore town came up as a hamlet for the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) lines. The town was named by the Canadian Pacific Railway after one of its benefactors, namely, Claude Bowes-Lyon, the Earl of Strathmore.


           Queen Elizabeth, the Earl’s granddaughter later passed through the community in the Royal Train in May 1939 as consort to King George VI.


Track laying record by Strathmore

            Strathmore was witness to a track laying record being made when the railroad between Strathmore and Cheadle was built. One mile (1.6 km.) of steel was laid in one hour and at the close of the ten-hour working day, rails running 9 miles (14 km.) upto Cheadle had been laid to make a record in track-laying.


           This was no small achievement at that time.


Development of Strathmore

            Canadian government’s efforts towards developing western Canada led to a rise in the population of Strathmore as it simultaneously also gained importance as a rail supply stop.    The Hamlet of Strathmore was moved 4 miles (6.4 km.) north to the current location by the Canadian Pacific Railway in the year 1905.


           Strathmore’s first school opened in 1908. Due to subdivision of land, the Canadian Pacific Railway’s railroad tracks are no more around. The Town of Strathmore celebrated its centennial in the year 2011.


The Economy of Strathmore           

            As on date, Strathmore town is a growing agricultural community. Interests in oil and gas exploration are also growing at Strathmore. The town is the headquarters of Golden Hills School Division No. 75.


            Strathmore has seen a steady commercial growth in the last few years. Many residents of Strathmore commute daily from the town to Calgary for work. Many franchise restaurants and big-box chain stores have also opened smart outlets at Strathmore.


           This has indeed been seen as a welcome development for the real estate sector where Strathmore real estate listings have seen a jump. Strathmore realtors are a happy lot as enquiries for Strathmore new homes for sale have also seen a rise.


Sports activities

            Strathmore has all along encouraged sportsmen and enthusiasts alike. It has been home to the Strathmore Wheatland Kings of the Heritage Junior “B” league in the past. The Strathmore Venom Junior “B” lacrosse team was founded in 2004 and it won the provincial title in 2010.


           Strathmore was also amongst the hosts for the 2013 Tour of Alberta Pro Cycling Festival. Annual Heritage Day celebrations at Strathmore include the Strathmore Stampede, a popular event.


Education at Strathmore

            As part of the Golden Hills School Division, Strathmore can proudly boast of the undernoted educational institutions:

  • Three elementary schools, namely, Wheatland, Westmount and Brentwood;
  • A junior high school, namely, Crowther Memorial Junior High School;
  • A high school by the name of Strathmore High School;
  • A Catholic School with Kindergarten till grade 6, namely, Sacred Heart Academy and
  • A grade 7 to 12 Catholic School by the name of Holy Cross Collegiate.

            Trinity Christian Academy, a Christian school with Kindergarten to grade 9 is a publicly funded institution which opened at Strathmore in September 2008 at the former Convenant Bible College property, which had to be closed down for reasons like dropping student enrollment and other financial issues.


Strathmore Real Estate

            Strathmore real estate market is flourishing and Strathmore realtors are quite happy with the trends depicted by the Strathmore real estate listings. If you happen to be looking for a home, industrial land or any other property, big or small in Strathmore, then don’t be surprised if the name of Kevin Baldwin emerges as one of  the Best Realtor in Strathmore.


Many years of dedicated hard work in the best interests of his customers has placed Kevin Baldwin on this platform and in this position as a local Realtor at Strathmore. Anyone who is on the lookout for a Strathmore new home for sale or purchase would be wise to get in touch with this Strathmore Realtor.


Kevin’s area of operation

            Kevin Baldwin helps you if you are intending to buy or sell property in Calgary, Airdrie, Strathmore or Chestermere. Kevin specializes in getting you the best price in either case.


          He can also help you with properties listed with other brokerages and with those for sale by owner listings. He provides you a free overview of any real estate market at these locations.


How to reach out to Kevin Baldwin?

            Just click here to reach Kevin!



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I have listed a new property at 815 Briarwood RD in Strathmore.
You own the Lot ..1227 sq ft of living space. 3 bedrooms 2 washrooms Large Ensuite
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I have listed a new property at 48 Lake Estates CI in Strathmore.
Ready to move it . 3bedrooms Plus Bonus room. Triple Garage Lots off Extras . Built in Oven and Microwave , Built in tile Shower. Cook top stove over 2000SQ FT. Huge Master Bed room across from Lake
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I have listed a new property at Rural Wheatland County, Rural Wheatland County.
Excellent location bordering #1 highway for this 147 acre parcel. Access is great with house only one half mile off of highways #1 and #21. Large dining area with hardwood, four total bedrooms and den. Large covered deck joins solarium with hot tub AS-IS. 24x32 straightwall garage with roughed in floor heat and gas. 18 x 22 archrib as well. Property is fenced and mostly grass except for body of water Annual surface revenue. Well gpm and age of house not known Approx 147 Acres Break down 90 acres useable 57 acres Pond Approx Single Garage- Quonset -Shed
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I have listed a new property at Lyalta, Lyalta.
Triple Garage Bi-level Walkout Basement .6 bedrooms 3 Baths On 3 acres. approx. 3000 sq ft living space. Fenced and Landscaped. Between Strathmore and Chestermere Next to Lyalta 263R-T250 Home Number 250003 RGE RD 263 Very east to find
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I have listed a new property at 124 Thistle WY in Strathmore.
Gardening and "urban homesteading" interests? Mechanics dream garage wired with 240 volt power. Room for RV parking. Numerous raised bed gardens and perennials. Heritage and sweet rhubarb. Raspberries, strawberries, honeyberry, grape, Hops and herbs. As well as hostas, peonies, lilies, roses 2 panels of Solar Air Heat( Wikipedia has an explanation of it). Wood stove in basement and cold storage for the garden produce. Large eat in kitchen with lots of counter and cupboard space with awesome frenchdoor Maytag fridge. Large picture widow. French doors off master bedroom and deck. All windows new except kitchen. Deck off kitchen is large and feels like being in a tree fort as well as providing shade. Also large overhang lets one enjoy the summer rains. Great spot viewing the awesome sunsets. Huge mountain Ash trees and deck in the front make for a refreshing spot in the afternoons. Friendly street. Great neighbours. With the wetlands at the end of the street the birds are plentiful summer and winter. Garage 24x24 with 10ft doors Back alley Wired for Welder
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Residents looking to downsize will soon be able to and stay in the city.
Council approved a change to the city’s Land Use Bylaw creating a new type of land use district which covers the smaller homes and lots, known in the bylaw as planned lots.
“The desire to offer a mix of housing types in order to stay a sustainable community is a vision that was built into the MDP, with the guidance of our resident committee,” said Chestermere’s Mayor Patricia Matthews.
While staff where consulting residents for the city’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) update last year, residents told staff that the city has a lot of large family homes and expressed a desire for a smaller option.
The city does have several multi-family developments that offer a smaller option. With the resident’s feedback, staff wanted to expand the kinds and sizes of houses available in Chestermere.
“Residents love the ‘community’ feeling in their neighbourhoods but wanted more options for the types of houses they could choose to live in.
“More range and diversity in housing options became a top priority to achieve the City’s updated Municipal Development Plan vision,” said City of Chestermere Municipal Planner Jillian Geen.
The new planned lot district house will provide both residents and people looking to move to Chestermere smaller single family homes that will meet the needs of first-time home buyers.
These new houses will also provide young professionals and families a more affordable option.
Finally, these new housing products will give seniors in Chestermere and option to downsize while staying independent and in the community.
“The Planned Lots provides another option to current residents that may be seeking to be comfortable in Chestermere during different stages of their lives, as well keep our community attractive to new residents and employers,” said city Development Services Coordinator Jeffery Gibeau.
The decision by council to approve the new zoning came with a significant amount of debate as councilors wanted to ensure this was done right the first time.
“The challenge is to make sure that the intent of smaller houses on a smaller yard doesn’t get lost in a push from the market for large houses on a smaller yard- that can be found anywhere,” said Matthews.
“Now is the time to fine tune what that might look like in our neighbourhoods and we want to make sure it’s done right,” she said.
The approved changes also open the door to bungalows being built in the planned lot districts for both seniors and those residents with reduced mobility.
“We want a unique offering that reflects Chestermere values,” said Matthews.
With the approval at the May 1 council meeting, land owners and developers can now apply to the city to use the planned lot designation and can start building this new type of house in the city.
There are already new neighbourhoods being planned for the western edge of Chestermere which include planned lots in their proposals.

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With the upcoming municipal election this October, things will be changing at city hall as Chestermerians will be electing a new Mayor and council.
As prospective candidates start to come forward with new ideas and campaign promises so too come the requests for campaign funding.
“While election campaigning is an exciting time for candidates it’s really important for them to remember that under the act they do have financial obligations to follow,” said City of Chestermere Legislative Coordinator Jillian Borsuk.
The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) sets out the rules for municipal elections in Alberta.
Included in that are the regulations governing campaign financing.
“There’s a lot of regulations around things such as how you can fund your campaign, who can fund your campaign and how much they can contribute,” said Borsuk.
The LAEA also defines how a candidate can use the funds received for their campaign for public office. These rules also apply to what happens with surplus funds after the election is over.
To accept campaign contributions, a prospective candidate has to register their intent to run at city hall prior to accepting any form of campaign donation.
Currently there are five candidates for city council that have registered with the city and are eligible to start fundraising for their campaign should they wish to do so.
A candidate can accept donations from individuals, corporations and other organizations up to a maximum of $5000 in either cash or other services that have a set value per donation.
“So it’s really anything with a value,” said Borsuk, “it could be property space or room rental.”
Volunteering for a campaign is exempt from the campaigning financing rules however.
“And it’s also important for candidates to remember that receipts must be issued for every…contribution that’s made to their campaign,” said Borsuk.
Should a candidate drop out of the race or have a surplus after the election, the money raised for the campaign will either be held in trust for the next election or it can be donated to a charity of the candidate’s choice or added to the city’s general revenues,
Candidates are also allowed to self-finance their campaigns up to a limit of $10,000.
A key difference in a self-funded campaign is that no notice of intent is needed prior to nomination day.
The city encourages prospective candidates to familiarize themselves with the laws governing local elections.
Regardless of how a candidate plans to fund their campaign it is important to understand the election rules.
“It’s important to read up on it ‘cause it is a very detailed topic and there are a lot of regulations around it,” said Borsuk.

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