Isn't staging your house about removing clutter and cleeaning things like the cat's litter box? In this interview Yvonne Lannstra talks about first impressions and how they can make or break a sale.


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Have you wondered what a home stager does? Why would you use one? One of Canada’s top award winning home stagers works right here in Calgary. When Yvonne Lanstra from https://stagingcalgary.ca waives her wand miracles do happen. Time after time she turns homes that don’t sell into homes that are sold. This is the first of several short excerpts where Yvonne reveals some what she does to encourage offers from buyers and get homes sold.


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Nestled into Chaparral Estates in the perfect walkout lake access location we invite you to come explore! Truly amazing space and natural light. Hardwood, granite, 9 ft ceilings on all levels are just a few features to brag about. The walk thru pantry leads to the mudroom that’s appointed with convenient built-ins. Actually there is an abundance of custom built-in cabinetry everywhere you look! The spacious master bedroom is complimented by a secluded personal retreat, a 5-pce spa like ensuite with a luxurious soaker tub & an oversized shower. The walk-in closet is to die for with direct laundry access, brilliant! The lower level beckons with a fabulous rec area with room for whatever games you like. There’s an equipped wet bar as well as an additional two bedrooms & bathroom. All of the lower rooms have oversized windows for natural light & safety. Many custom extras: RI speakers, lawn sprinklers, air conditioning, heated walkout floors, the garage is 28.5 x 23.5 ft with loads of room. Exceptional Value!


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Located in prestigious Hillcrest Estates this home features estate quality finishing’s and backs to the Strathmore Golf & Country Club’s 12th hole.(never a backyard ball) The kitchen has deep richly grained cabinetry, opulent granite and shimmering stainless appliances. The main level is wonderfully open and is complimented by hardwood flooring and a gorgeous focal granite island. With 3000 sq ft of living space this unique fully developed walkout split level home has three fireplaces and three full bathrooms, all with heated floors. The master bedroom is accompanied by a full ensuite bath and a generously sized walk-in closet. The walkout basement features a fully appointed wet bar and built-in projection home theater. The 4th bedroom and recreation room are discretely located on the next level and have sunlight inviting large windows. You will appreciate the view from the party size deck as well as the hot tub – summer parties! And don’t miss the full triple heated garage!


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This home has it all at a great price! Feel the space and warmth the minute you walk in. The open design main level is complimented with ceramic and gleaming mocha finished hardwood flooring throughout. And hey! No more squished wrinkly clothes at the front door with your walk-in coat closet! Company’s coming? You’re ready with your great room home that’s prefect for get-togethers. And hey! The guest powder room is tucked around the corner for privacy. And no worries when the kids come in either because there’s a nice sized mud-room area with a sit down built-in bench. Upstairs the bonus room is really bonus! Loads of room for your home theater and even more good times with friends and family! Don’t miss the little touches in this home. Planned with love there’s accent niches and alcoves that make this house a true home. The master suite has loads of room and the ensuite boasts a decadent soaker tub and stand alone shower. Hey! This is it!

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I SOLD this wonderful Sunnyside apartment condo in our over supplied market. With 90 day odds of selling at only 1 in 10 (that’s a 10% chance of selling in 3 months) we secured an offer. Not only that but when my seller was satisfied with the price I was getting him I negotiated the buyer up another $11k. Needless to say Wally loves me!!

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I’m fortunate to offer for sale this most amazing 2100 sq ft bungalow in Country Club Estates. It’s tucked into a country quiet location that backs to the Calgary Golf and Country Club golf course. Truly a magnificent home in the perfect inner city location! MLS C4201953

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