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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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85 per cent of Calgarians have a good quality of life

A large majority of Calgarians — 85 per cent — say their quality of life is ‘good’, according to the latest Citizen Satisfaction Survey results. The annual survey results were published by the City of Calgary earlier this week, showing some interesting trends in how Calgarians feel about our city and the services we receive. […]

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A portrait of first-time homebuyers

Every year, Genworth Canada surveys first-time homebuyers across the country to get a better understanding of the marketplace for those diving into real estate for the first time. The 2017 survey results were released recently, and here’s some of the key findings: 71 per cent were renters 41 per cent of buyers purchased a home […]

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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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Resources for those relocating to Calgary

Moving to a new city can seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Luckily if you’re considering a move to Calgary, we have tons of experience in relocations and we’ve got some resources to get you started. It is no surprise to Calgarians that their home has been ranked the 5th most liveable […]

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RE/MAX Spring Market Trends Report: Calgary 2017

RE/MAX Canada recently released their ‘2017 RE/MAX Spring Market Trends Report’, based on survey results, and it reveals some interesting trends not only in Canada, but in Calgary too. In Western Canada, particularly in Alberta, slowly recovering oil prices, low interest rates, and US approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project have renewed buyer optimism, […]

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Is that community a good investment? How to tell

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 worth in years to come. If the neighbourhood […]

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The top 5 Calgary communities for ROI

Money Sense Magazine recently released their list of top neighbourhoods for Calgary, and while the list may surprise you, it won’t once you see these numbers. Money Sense bases their rankings on return on investment and where is an excellent place to buy a home right now, turns out these five Calgary communities are amazing […]

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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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RE/MAX 2017 Housing Outlook for Calgary

Last week, RE/MAX of Western Canada released their 2017 Housing Market Outlook, which assessed cross-canada real estate trends from 2016, and forecasted predictions for the coming year. As for Calgary, while 2016 didn’t necessarily wow, 2017 shows a bright light for not only housing but our economy as well. There were however, several wins for […]

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