Blog by Lori Spada

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Kitchen Jewelry

January 29th, 2016

These two kitchen showpieces were unveiled at the Kitchen and Bath Show this week.

Cornue ovens are a thing of beauty anyways, but now they've introduced 10 new colors including this stunning pink one.  Imagine this in a white! 


Thermador has come out with this 60" industrial workhorse.  It's commercial grade and sized to accomodate catering sized pans - your caterer will love i ...

Color of the Year

December 4th, 2015

Pantone Color of the Year 

Pantone just released their color choice for 2016.  They've never done this before, but they've chosen 2 colors to represent 2016.  

The 2 colors are:  ROSE QUARTZ and SERENITY 

Rose Quartz represents compassion and composure while Serenity is light and airy and invokes relaxation.   

Paired in home decor, the combination is meant to create a feeling of calm and relaxat ...

Condominium Facts

November 18th, 2015


                                Apartment Condominium Facts: 

Did you know that between November 1 and today there are: 

1,426 - units for sale 
   176 - units sold

What were the price ranges?  

The 176 units that sold were in the $155,000 and $730,000 price range.

and the units currently on the market?  They're listed between $129,000 and $8,389,500.

Do you have any burning condominium or general ...

October Real Estate Market

October 30th, 2015

October Real Estate Market & My Thoughts



Another month has come and gone with only 2 left in the year…..can’t believe 2016 isn’t that far off.  

In looking at some of the numbers, so far this month, there were 796 sales in the single family detached sector, compared with 905 in the previous month.   In comparing these numbers to last year where there were 1,177 sales in October and 1 ...

National Cat Day

October 29th, 2015

Happy National Cat Day!

This is how my cat is spending her day.


Learning Day - Fun Facts

September 25th, 2015

I recently attended an event that included discussions on City Economic Trends, Housing Market, Municipal Finance, City Planning, Housing Affordability …… and other topics along this vein. 


Did you know that?


  • Population growth in existing communities within Calgary City limits between the years 2006 and 2039 is expected to be 800,000
  • The political administration is offering to incr ...

Fall in Calgary

September 23rd, 2015

                                    Happy 1st Day of Fall


103 2214 14A Street, Calgary, Alberta

September 9th, 2015

Divine - 5,000+ sq ft - 5 Bedrooms - 3 Car Garage - Backing Fish Creek Park - Exclusive Street in Evergreen Estates!  Must be seen to fully appreciate the tranquility of the location and well thought out layout of the home.      Condo for sale, 103 2214 14A Street, Calgary, Alberta

Inviting 1,100sf 2-level loft condo with private entrance via secluded patio; soaring 17’ high Great Room, ...

Calgary Scenery

September 9th, 2015

Beautiful Calgary.  

I only wish I'd had a better camera with me at the time but you get the idea.  

Are you moving to Calgary?  Stumbling upon scenery like this, as you go about your day, is common place.    

Have you come across any favorite's?  Feel free to share them.    


Things that Caught My Eye in Carmel

August 23rd, 2015




I recently attended a real estate conference in San Francisco and combined it with a few days in Carmel-by-the-Sea beforehand.  It’s got a whole different feel to it than anywhere else I’ve ever been.  The homes are beyond charming and most have been built in the early to mid-1900’s.  Aside from seeing a pod of dolphins playing in the Bay, I was taken with the buildings, ...

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