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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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Size matters: How to fake square footage in your condo

No matter where your condo is located in the city, people tend to think of condominiums as ‘smaller’ housing options. However, typical condos range anywhere from 500 to 2000 square-feet, creating a wide variation in the type of living space available. Say it comes time to sell your condo and people start walking through it, […]

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More millennials are jumping into homeownership

More millennials are in the market to buy a home in the near future, according to a new study by RBC. The study showed that 50 per cent of millennials (aged 18 to 34) express a desire to buy homes in the near future. Overall, 32 per cent of Canadians would like to buy a […]

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What’s the upside to a down condo market?

It’s not a new trend, we have been hearing about this for a while, the condo market is experiencing a down period. With an influx of new apartment buildings under construction or coming onto the market soon, condo inventory is high in Calgary, which is driving prices down. Not to mention the addition of resale […]

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Calgary’s Best: Downtown Core

The verdict is in, Avenue Magazine released the rankings of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods, 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 nine spot, is the community of Downtown Core: 8,758 population 93 walk score 84 transit score 0 […]

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Calgary’s Condo Craze: the Benefits of Apartments

There is a condo craze going on in Calgary right now, thanks in part due more affordable prices in the apartment market and a shift in desired lifestyles. Financial Post just published an interesting article profiling the rise in demand for condo living in Canadian cities like Calgary. “I definitely do not want a yard […]

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Read this before you rent out your condo

With the condo market in Calgary continuing to favour buyers, there’s big opportunity to purchase great units at an amazing price right now. And turning a secondary property into a money-making opportunity is a smart investment, but before you rent out your condo, here’s some things to keep in mind. Condos in Alberta are subject […]

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CREB Forecast: Balance for Condos in 2017

CREB released their 2017 forecast report today, which outlined some general optimistic trends, including that Calgary’s apartment sector is expected to start to turn around this year. Home buyers can look forward to more balanced conditions in the condo market this year, thanks to stabilizing in the price and inventory of the sector. The attached […]

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The Pros of Cons of Buying a Condo

Regardless the size of the property, purchasing real estate is a big investment, so you want to make the right choice. Condos are always a popular choice for many home buying sectors: first-time buyers, investors or empty-nesters. Condos in Calgary also generally tend to be consistent investments, regardless of ups and downs in the economy, […]

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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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