Living in Calgary

December 1,23

November Real Estate Statistics

Increased listings, strong sales, and price growth The Calgary Real Estate Board released the November stats, saying new listings in November reached 2,227 units, nearly 40 per cent higher than the exceptionally low levels reported last year at this time. Gains in new listings occurred across…

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November 29,23

Outdoor Skating Rinks in Calgary

Winter doesn’t need to be frightful and can actually be quite delightful with many free outdoor skating rinks operated by the City of Calgary ready for you to enjoy. So, lace up your skates and get outside for some winter fun at one of these…

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November 21,23

Commuting in Calgary

Sure, we may not live in a city with nightmare commutes like Toronto or Montreal but we still face rush hour gridlock during our daily commutes. Whether you drive, take transit, bike or walk, Calgary has awesome traffic infrastructure to help make your journey a…

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November 14,23

What to know when you are buying an older home

Do you love the charm and character of older homes? Purchasing a home of a certain age comes with absolute pros – they are generally close to all amenities in established neighbourhoods – but you also need to be aware of the potential pitfalls you…

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November 7,23

The Clean Energy Improvement Program

Have you heard of the Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP)? Administered by Alberta Municipalities through the City of Calgary, the program assists residential property owners with the upfront costs of energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades. The costs are repaid through a Clean Energy Improvement…

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November 1,23

October Real Estate Statistics

Price gains continue in Calgary's real estate market as inventory remains low October sales activity slowed over the last month in alignment with typical seasonal patterns. However, with 2,171 sales, levels were 17 per cent higher than last year and amongst the highest levels reported…

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October 24,23

Monthly Community Highlight: The Westbrook Communities

This month’s community profile is a little different as we take a look at the 10 communities which make up the Westbrook area in SW Calgary. Comprised of Glenbrook, Glendale, Killarney/Glengarry, Richmond, Rosscarrock, Shaganappi, Spruce Cliff, Westgate, Wildwood and Upper Scarboro/Sunalta, this beautiful group of…

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October 3,23

September 2023 Calgary and Area real estate statistics

Calgary home sales at record highs in September, yet supply remains a challenge - October 3rd, 2023 Sales reached another record high in September with 2,441 sales. Despite the year-over-year gains reported over the past four months, year-to-date sales are still nearly 12 per cent…

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September 29,23

Dog-Friendly Places in Calgary

Calgary is an awesome city for dog owners with lots of puppy-friendly places to explore with your furry friend. Off-leash parks are popular but aren’t your only option with numerous patios and shopping venues now allowing dogs to be a part of the action! When…

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September 19,23

First Time Home Buyer Incentives

Are you thinking about making the move from renting to homeownership? Did you know there are incentives to help make the move a little easier for first-timers? Programs and rebates can make your purchase more attainable, sooner so let’s check out some of the available…

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