It's happening. People are buying homes everywhere we look. If you're looking to hop into the real estate pool in Calgary but you're a little worried about your bank account, this might help. These affordable Calgary houses for sale might make your home buying dreams a reality.\nEach of these homes are spacious, bright, and ranging from two to three and a half bedrooms. Not bad for a first-time homebuyer. Some of the homes on this list offer detached garages and big back yards, others have huge bedrooms and walk-in closets, and, most importantly, one has a wet bar in the basement.\nIn various neighbourhoods around the city, from quiet suburbs to trendy areas just outside of downtown, there's no doubt that one of these locations will suit your lifestyle.\nWhether you're interested in buying or just looking to get an idea of what's out there, this list will give you a peek at what you can buy in Calgary for under $300,000. Though many places in Canada are unaffordable for young people to buy, the market in Calgary isn't quite so scary. You won't exactly be able to buy a Calgary mansion for under $300,000, but you can get a really adorable character home.\nIf you're not ready to buy, there are still tons of new rental properties in YYC. If you are ready to take the plunge, here are seven affordable homes in Calgary you'll want to move into ASAP.\n\n\n88 Pennsburg\nPrice: $239,900\nAddress: 88 Pennsburg Way S.E., Calgary, AB\nWhy You Need It: This lovely little home is located in Penbrooke Meadows, a quiet neighbourhood with tons of public space to offer. The home itself is spacious, sunny, and has recently updated flooring and paint. You’ll love the beautiful backyard and patio. \n\n \n \n \n \n \n E Dwayne E Hassett\n \n CIR Realty | RE/MAX\n \n \n \nBuy Here\n\n\n\n31 Dovercliffe\nPrice: $257,000\nAddress: 31 Dovercliffe Way S.E., Calgary, A.B.\nWhy You Need It: This unique little home is filled with character and has what might be the back patio of your dreams. Three bedrooms, one bathroom, a den, stainless steel appliances, and tons of space.\n\n \n \n \n \n \n Shane Ball\n \n Real Estate Professionals Inc. | RE/MAX\n \n \n \nBuy Here\n\n\n\n40 Templeridge\nPrice: $284,000\nAddress: 40 Templeridge Cres. N.E., Calgary, A.B.\nWhy You Need It: Located right across the street from Temple Green Park, you’re going to fall in love with this bright, beautiful home. You’ll find a huge bay window, a slate fireplace, and stunning hardwood flooring. \n\n \n \n \n \n \n Ashley Doull\n \n CIR Realty | RE/MAX\n \n \n \nBuy Here\n\n\n\n3219 Doverville\nPrice: $250,000\nAddress: 3219 Doverville Cres. S.E., Calgary, A.B.\nWhy You Need It: This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and tons of natural light. The massive upstairs living room has a big front-facing window and a beautiful fireplace. The kitchen is also of good size and it has a breakfast nook. Try and tell us you haven’t always wanted a breakfast nook.\n\n \n \n \n \n \n Justin Havre\n \n RE/MAX First | RE/MAX\n \n \n \nBuy Here\n\n\n\n4 Whitebow\nPrice: $259,900\nAddress: 4 Whitebow Pl. N.E., Calgary, A.B.\nWhy You Need It: What this home lacks in size it makes up for in charater. With a modern, chic interior and tons of outdoor space including a balcony, patio, and backyard, it's perfect for hosting.\n\n \n \n \n \n \n Beula S David\n \n Urban-Realty.ca | RE/MAX\n \n \n \nBuy Here\n\n\n\n1 Falchurch\nPrice: $249,900\nAddress: 1 Falchurch Rd. N.E., Calgary, A.B.\nWhy You Need it: This big Falconridge home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully finished basement, and an attached heated garage. There is a massive backyard and the neighbourhood could not be more wholesome. If you’re looking for more space for activities, you’ll find it here. \n\n \n \n \n \n \n Ram Sund\n \n RE/MAX Real Estate (Central) | RE/MAX\n \n \n \nBuy Here\n135 Doverglen\nPrice: $268,500\nAddress: 135 Doverglen Pl. S.E., Calgary, A.B.\nWhy You Need It: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large rec room, and a full wet bar in the basement. There is also a big yard and a detached garage. This corner lot offers all the space you could ask for and more.\n\n \n \n \n \n \n Jacob A Odumeru\n \n Sutton Group Canwest | RE/MAX\n \n \n \nBuy Here\n \n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.