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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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How to decorate for Halloween (and be respectful, too)

Halloween is this coming Tuesday, and if you’re big into this celebration or have kids, you probably have plans to get your home into the Halloween decor spirit. While decorating your home for this occasion can be fun, it’s important to always be aware of our neighbours too. Here’s how to decorate for Halloween and […]

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The important fire prevention tips for condo owners

Today it was released that the wildfire that tore through Airdrie on Tuesday was started by a cigarette that was discarded unsafely. When it comes to fire prevention at home and in our communities, we all have to be diligent. However, people who live in apartment buildings have some special considerations to keep in mind […]

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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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How to sell your home during Autumn months

September 22nd marks the first day of Autumn, and you may be surprised to learn that this is actually a popular time for home sellers to hit the market. Many people look to list their homes this time of year so they can get moving over and done with before snow blankets the ground. It’s also […]

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Calgary’s Best: Bridgeland/Riverside

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 seven spot, is the community of Bridgeland/Riverside: 6,052 population 68 walk score 63 transit score 3 off-leash parks […]

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What happens to your real estate in a divorce?

Divorce is a tough situation which opens up many emotional and financial issues to be solved. One of the most important decisions is what to do about the house. Once you know how a divorce affects your home, your mortgage and taxes, critical decisions are easier. Neutral, third-party information can help you make logical, rather […]

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Calgary’s Best: Signal Hill

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 five spot, is the northwest community of Signal Hill: 13,616 population 57 walk score 42 transit score […]

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Calgary’s Best: Edgemont

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 three spot, is the northwest community of Edgemont: 15,708 population 33 walk score 37 transit score 36.92 crime […]

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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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