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18 Apr Calgary Housing Market Springs Up

After a harsh winter, the economy in Alberta may be thawing. Employment increased in March, and unemployment dropped to 7.1 percent from 7.9 percent in February. While that’s not as promising as the 5.6 percent rate from last year, it’s a step in the right direction. Calgary’s housing market in particular could be heating up.…
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04 Mar Beyond Walls: Finding Shelter

Working in real estate, one comes to understand very quickly that a house is more than just the walls that surround us. Our home is our resting place, the place we choose to come back to again and again; and above all it is our shelter. When shopping for a home, most of us pay…
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10 Feb Higher Down Payment Rules Take Effect February 15th in Calgary

The new rules for mortgages that were announced in December are finally coming to pass. If you are planning to make a home purchase you have only until February 15th to avoid the imposition of new down payment rules on your purchase. Industry leaders had known for some time that new rules were in the…
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08 Jan 17 things happening in Calgary this year

University of Calgary 50th anniversary learning space A new space will be opening this year at the University of Calgary for the 50th anniversary. The former Nickle Arts Museum will re-open as a 4,000 square metre, 2 storey building known as the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning. The building is due to open in…
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29 Dec Calgary real estate brokerage Royal LePage Foothills closing down affected agents, clients

Royal LePage Foothills, one of the best known real estate brokerages have closed down their services in all of their offices, according to an announcement on Monday. It has affected many clients and agents. Royal LePage’s Toronto head office has issued a statement regarding this sudden shut down and it has been said that the reason behind this…
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07 Dec Why you should consider buying real estate in Calgary now

Real estate experts are suggesting that this is the best time for buying property in Calgary According to Diana Petramala an economist who works with TD Economics, the mortgage rates should start rising any time from now. After carrying out an analysis on the interest rates and how they affect the Canadian real estate market,…
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11 Nov Taking Advantage of Calgary’s Real Estate Market

If you are looking to sell your home, you might be looking at the recent sales numbers in Calgary. However, compared to 2014 those numbers might look a little low. In 2014, there was over $10.9 billion in sales in just ten months. These numbers have since dropped, but the real estate market continues to…
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