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Calgary’s Best: Hamptons

Each summer, Calgarians anxiously await the release of Avenue Magazine’s annual Best Neighbourhoods Survey. The anticipation grows after residents submit their information on Calgary’s 185 neighbourhoods to be analyzed and compared. This year, the survey resulted in new rankings and surprise overthrows. We are proud to report that the Hamptons neighbourhood ranked number three overall! […]

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Calgary is one of the most liveable cities in the world

Each year, The Economist Group researches and analyzes data from around the globe to determine the most livable cities in the world. The survey considers over 30 factors relating to the following five categories: stability, healthcare, education, infrastructure, and culture and environment. Most notably, our very own Calgary, Alberta has snagged the fourth-place spot this […]

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Calgary’s Best: Beltline

Well, it’s that time of year again – the annual Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods survey by Avenue Magazine is out. Each year the citizens of Calgary submit their information on the 185 neighbourhoods based on amenities, facilities, ease of transportation, crime and more to be assessed and compared. And each year, everyone eagerly awaits the results […]

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Best of Calgary: Homes and Design

The annual Best of Calgary survey results have been released and based on the results from Calgarians, we have a list of the best places in Calgary. For the benefit of our clients, we are going to share the best places in town in the homes and design categories so you can get recommendations on […]

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Calgary has the highest vehicle theft in Canada: what you can do

Did you know Calgary has the highest vehicle theft rate in the entire country? It’s not a great title to hold and the Calgary Police have sounded the alarm on just how big of an issue this is. On average, 111 cars and trucks are stolen each week in the city, Insp. Joe Brar told […]

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How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Calgary

Friday, February 16th marks Chinese New Year Day. Chinese New Year is a 15-day festival that celebrates the arrival of the new lunar year, and this year is the year of the dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are said to be conservative and loyal. Even if you’ve never celebrated before, you […]

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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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What to know about your 2018 property tax assessment

Last week, the City of Calgary sent out Property Tax Assessments to Calgary homeowners. If you haven’t yet received yours, it’s in the mail and you should get it soon. Property assessment is a value placed on a property for municipal and provincial taxation purposes. The City of Calgary assesses each property annually to distribute […]

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Planning to trade up your home in 2018? Here are some tips

Real estate dreams are common New Year’s resolutions. If you’re looking at trading up your home for a bigger one in 2018, here are some mistakes you definitely want to avoid. Rose-colored glasses: Most of us dream of improving our lifestyle and moving to a larger home. The problem is that there’s sometimes a discrepancy between […]

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Is your neighbourhood Calgary’s best? Vote for it!

If you love your community (or a community you don’t live in), Avenue Magazine‘s 2018 Calgary’s Best Neighbourhood survey is now open. Every year, Avenue Magazine runs this survey to get an idea of what neighbourhood qualities are important to Calgary, and ranks our city’s communities based upon that information. Results start with a survey that […]

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