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Calgary’s Best: Downtown

When you hear the word ‘downtown,’ you know there will always be something happening there. In Calgary, it’s home to numerous notable institutions that are known city-wide, provincially, nationally and perhaps even internationally. Places like the Glenbow Museum, Fort Calgary, Studio Bell, Olympic Plaza and the Calgary Tower bring in tourists from around the globe […]

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Calgary’s Best: Crescent Heights

Do you fantasize about morning strolls along the Bow River? Or perhaps you dream of walking to brunch instead of scrambling for a parking spot. Imagine being able to walk to Peter’s Drive-In to enjoy one of Calgary’s iconic burger and milkshake joints. This is all possible when you live in a chic community just […]

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Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Brentwood

Recently, Avenue Magazine released their annual list of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods, a ranking of the top 50 communities as voted on by Calgarians. We decided to take a closer look at the communities in the top 10, and give you some insight on what to see and do there. In the number two spot, is the […]

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Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Beltline

This week, Avenue Magazine released their annual list of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods, a ranking of the top 50 communities as voted on by Calgarians. We decided to take a closer look at the communities in the top 10, and give you some insight on what to see and do there. In the number one spot, […]

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How can you tell if that community is a good investment?

Are you in home buying mode this summer? When you purchase a home, you’re hoping it will continually go up in value — just like a good investment. However, there’s something else that you want to see go up in value as well: the neighbourhood. In fact, the neighbourhood plays a key role in what the home will be […]

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Trading up? Here’s our best advice

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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Low Dollar is Boosting Canadian Recreational Property Markets

This week, RE/MAX Canada released its 2016 Recreational Property Report, which outlines a number of important trends, most notably that the economy is boosting the recreational property market in Canada. A number of factors are contributing to a trend that is seeing more Canadians buying investment recreation properties, and more Canadians looking to rent them […]

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The 4 Ways People Set Their Asking Price

For you to understand how much to offer for a home you’re interested in, it’s important for you to know how sellers price their homes. Here are 4 common strategies you’ll start to recognize when you begin to view homes: Clearly Overpriced: Every seller wants to realize the most amount of money they can for their […]

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What is a ‘micro loft’?

A new report released by Genworth Canada, is reporting that increasing numbers of first-time homebuyers are choosing to buy micro lofts, a growing trend. And it’s not just for affordability, it turns out this is a desired home choice for many. If you’ve been hearing the term ‘micro loft’ lately, it’s for good reason. With […]

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The Community of Mahogany is Leading Calgary in Growth

Mahogany is a lakeside community in Calgary’s southeast, that for the second year in a row, is leading the city of Calgary in single-family building permits for the first quarter. According to the City of Calgary’s planning and development department, Mahogany finished off the first quarter of 2016 with 100 applications, more than double the […]

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