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Calgary’s Best: Varsity

The verdict is in, Avenue Magazine released the rankings of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods last week, and over the coming weeks, we are going to delve into the investment opportunity and benefits of each of the top 10 communities. In the number one spot, is the northwest community of Varsity: 12,612 population 62 walk score 56 […]

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Calgary’s Top 10 Neighbourhoods in 2017

This week, Avenue Magazine released their 2017 Best Neighbourhoods list for Calgary. Communities are ranked based on a survey of Calgarians, who scored their neighbourhoods on a variety of categories. Rather than simply voting for their favourite neighbourhood, survey respondents consider various characteristics and tell us which ones are most important when they think about a […]

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How to prevent car thefts in Calgary

The Calgary Police have released information this week that shows that car thefts in Calgary are on the rise. There’s about 10 vehicles stolen per day in our city, an average of two per community per month. To keep your vehicle safe from theft, here’s some tips for prevention: Keep your vehicle locked at all […]

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Report: real estate recovery continues in Calgary

According to a recent report from CREB, recovery in the real estate market continues for our city. Last month, Calgary marked a ‘modest improvement’ in sales, as well as an increase in the number of new listings. Despite the shift in inventory this month, second-quarter activity continues to demonstrate improved supply-demand balance and price stability. […]

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How to plan your 2017 Calgary Stampede

The 2017 Calgary Stampede kicks off this week, and if you’re looking for an easy way to plan your Stampede experience, here’s a list of tools and resources to help make it easier. For parade day: the kick-off to the Stampede is taking place this Friday from 7:30 am until 11 am and this website will […]

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Celebrate Canada 150 with Calgary’s Best!

This Saturday is Canada’s 150th birthday! And in honour of Canada Day this year, we’re sharing some of the best tourist attractions in the city, so you can celebrate the amazing places right here at home too. Heritage Park: historical park, 1900 Heritage Drive SW Glenbow Museum: art and history museum, 130 – 9 Avenue SE Canada […]

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How to successfully upgrade to a bigger home

Unlike the experience of buying a first home, when you’re looking to move-up, and already own a home, there are certain factors that can complicate the situation. It’s very important for you to consider these issues before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, but you also […]

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How to ensure your home is flood ready

June marks the anniversary of the floods that ravaged Calgary four years ago. Because there will always be a risk of another flood, it’s important that you are always prepared for the event of flooding. Know the risks: first thing to do is find out if you’re living in an area where flooding could potentially happen. If you […]

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Seniors, how to sell the place you call home

  It’s Seniors Week in Calgary, so we’re focusing this blog on retirees or empty-nesters out there, with advice on selling that home. Your lifestyle has changed, but how do you go about selling the place you’ve called home for so many years? To help you understand the issues involved in making such a move, and how […]

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Lilac Festival hits Mission this Sunday

The first big festival of the “summer” hits this weekend in Calgary, with Lilac Festival taking place on Sunday on 4th Street SW. This festival is all about kicking off the festival season, and celebrating Calgary’s thriving creative community. The festival features over 500 vendors, local artisans, community organizations and more. There’s also six stages […]

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