Living in Calgary

April 9,24

Maximizing Home Value: The Best and Worst Renovations

Renovating your home can be both exciting and daunting. Whether you're preparing to sell or just looking to enhance your living space, it's crucial to make informed decisions about which renovations will add the most value to your property. While some upgrades can significantly increase…

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April 1,24

March Real Estate Statistics

March reflects strong seller's market and price increases The Calgary Real Estate Board released last months stats, saying March sales rose to 2,664 units, a 10 per cent year-over-year gain and much higher than long-term trends. While new listings did pick up over last month,…

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March 26,24

Exploring Calgary Communities with the Lowest Crime Rates

Crime statistics are not just numbers on a chart; they paint a picture of the safety and security within a community. In a city as vibrant and diverse as Calgary, understanding crime rates is essential for residents and policymakers alike. While every community has its…

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March 19,24

Community Highlight: Sunalta

Calgary is known for its vibrant neighborhoods, each with its unique charm and character. Nestled within this diverse cityscape lies the hidden gem of Sunalta, a community that seamlessly blends historic charm with modern convenience. From its rich history to its bustling streets lined with…

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March 13,24

Calgary Remains in Front for Affordable Urban Housing

In the sprawling landscape of Canada's real estate market, certain cities often take the spotlight for their soaring property prices and exorbitant living costs. However, nestled amidst the majestic Rockies lies a hidden gem: Calgary, a city that offers a surprisingly affordable housing market compared…

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March 7,24

Designated Schools – not always a guarantee

Choosing the right school for your child is a crucial decision that can significantly impact their educational journey. Parents often rely on designated schools as a primary factor in making this decision. Designated schools are those assigned to students based on their residential address. While…

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March 1,24

February 2024 Real Estate Statistics

Low inventory and high demand drive price gains in February The Calgary Real Estate Board released the latest statistics, reporting that new listings continued to rise in February, reaching 2,711 units. However, the rise in new listings supported further growth in sales, which increased by…

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February 13,24

Mold Prevention and Testing Tips

Living in Calgary, with its unique climate and weather conditions, requires homeowners to be vigilant about mold prevention. Mold can thrive in various environments, and its presence can lead to health issues and structural damage if left unchecked. In this blog, we'll explore effective mold…

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February 6,24

Understanding the Revised Residential Tenancies Act Interest Regulation

In the realm of renting, security deposits serve as a financial safety net for landlords, offering reassurance against potential damages or unpaid rent. In Alberta, the regulations surrounding these deposits have recently undergone a noteworthy revision, bringing about changes that both landlords and tenants should…

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February 1,24

January 2024 Real Estate Statistics

January sees strong sales fueled by boost in new listings The Calgary Real Estate Board latest statistics have been released, saying January sales rose to 1,650 units, a significant gain over last year's levels and long-term trends. The growth was possible thanks to a rise…

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