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Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Acadia

Landing at number six on Avenue Calgary’stop neighbourhood list is the southeast community of Acadia. Nestled in between Blackfoot Trail and Macleod Trail, this established neighbourhood is a great spot to settle down. Close enough to everything that you never have to worry about a commute while also removed from the hustle and bustle of […]

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Best Neighbourhoods: Brentwood

Each year, Avenue Calgary releases its list of the best neighbourhoods in Calgary. This year’s cream of the crop is Brentwood. This northwest community sits between Crowchild Trail and John Laurie Boulevard along Nose Hill Park. Here are some statistics on Brentwood: Population of 7,346, working out to 2,533 per square kilometre. The average home is […]

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Best Neighbourhoods: Huntington Hills

This year’s Avenue Calgary Best Neighbourhood List is out and we have Huntington Hills coming in at number two. The list is determined by factors like walk score, transit score, green spaces, pathways, restaurants and other public facilities. Here are a few statistics that put Huntington Hills at number two on this year’s list: Walk score […]

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Best Neighbourhoods: Bowness

Avenue Calgary has released their annual list of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods. They take into account restaurants, public recreation facilities, community engagement, green spaces, pathways, walk score and transit scores to determine which neighbourhood takes the cake and which leave something to be desired. This year at number three, we have the community of Bowness. It […]

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Q2 Calgary Real Estate Market Outlook

Now that we have hit the midway point of 2019, let’s reflect on the housing market from the past few months and look forward to where things are heading. CREB has recently released data, and so far, the year has seen a decrease in the number of both resales and new homes. Soon, we should […]

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How to protect your investment once you buy a home

Buying a home is probably the biggest investment you’ll ever make. It’s a lot of money down for a long time if you take out a mortgage, but it’s also the place where you and your family create memories together. After signing the papers and moving into your new home, you want to make sure […]

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Examining the First-Time Homebuyers Incentive

The Government of Canada has recently released information on its new homebuyers incentive program. This program aims to help first-time homebuyers who may be struggling to afford the home that they’ve always wanted. The government is offering an interest-free loan to help homebuyers take out smaller mortgages to keep monthly payments lower. The only small […]

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The benefits of buying a home in the summer

With summer on the horizon, you’ve probably noticed ‘for sale’ signs popping up everywhere. If you’ve done your research, you know that now is one of the most popular times to buy a home so, being the smart, savvy shopper that you are, you know that maybe you should wait for the market to cool […]

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More buyers in the Calgary real estate market

Over the last few months, there have been more homes listed on the Calgary housing market than the number of buyers, creating a buyers’ market; however, May saw a decrease in new listings and a growth in sales. Calgary is still oversupplied in terms of homes for sale, but this change is helping move the […]

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Buyers Have More Power in the Luxury Home Market

Have you ever thought you’d look really good in a million-dollar condo looking out over the river and downtown Calgary? Perhaps with a friendly concierge at the front door, an Olympic-sized swimming pool complete with a hot tub? What about a 5000 square foot home on the west side of the city with a mountain […]

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