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10 Tips to Help Get Your Home Ready for Summer

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10 Simple Tips to Help Get Your Home Ready for the Heat Most of us who live in an area with a cold-winter climate are already looking forward to the summer when the deep freeze hits. You may be ready for the warmth long before hand, but is your home as well? Here are some quick reminders that will help you get your home ready … [Read more...]

7 Spring Clean-Up Home Maintenance Tips

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7 Simple Home Maintenance Spring Cleaning Tips Longer days and warmer weather are both a tell-tale sign that spring is just around the corner. What a relief! Your home stood strong and kept you warm throughout the snow flurries, freezing rain and stinging winds of winter, and now, I think we can all agree that it is our turn to … [Read more...]

Childproof Your Home With These Simple Steps

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Childproofing Your Home: Better to Be Safe Than Sorry! You may have heard about how tragic those accidents involving children and objects around the home can be. Some could result in a scratch on the leg or bump on the elbow, while more terrible (and rare) cases could be life-threatening. If you do have young children or are … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Buy a Home in a Calgary Lake Community

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Why Should You Buy a Home in a Calgary Lake Neighbourhood? We Calgarians are extremely lucky to live in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains in an area prone to the weather phenomena called a chinook, capable of warming up a cold winter’s day (and our spirits) by several degrees in a matter of hours. However, what our … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update July 2013

Calgary Real Estate Market Gains July 2013 Year over Year

Calgary Real Estate Market Update July 2013 Tight market conditions have Calgary residential prices following an upward trend in July 2013. A total of 2,268 units were sold during the month, a substantial 17 percent year over year increase and over 6 percent higher than so far in 2013. Increased sales activity is likely a … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update June 2013

Calgary Real Estate Market June Year over Year Price Gains

Calgary Real Estate Market Update June 2013 Calgary residential sales in June 2013 have surpassed growth expectations! A total of 2,317 sold units have made sales 6 percent higher in comparison to June 2012, a figure that is also approximately 5 percent higher than levels in the first half of 2013. While these sales … [Read more...]

Lake Bonavista – Calgary Lake Communities

Calgary Lake Community Lake Bonavista

Lake Bonavista – Calgary Lake Communities Lake Bonavista is a well-established Calgary lake community in the southeast quadrant. Founded in 1967, the original area was flat prairie with no appealing landscape; therefore a man-made lake was built central to the community in 1968 to increase its desirability. And it … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update May 2013

Calgary Real Estate May 2013 Year over Year Price Gains

Calgary Real Estate Market Update May 2013 May 2013 saw an increase of 7 percent in residential sales year over year with a total of 2,544 units sold, which can largely be contributed to the increase in demand for Calgary condominiums. Sales growth is surpassing expectations but still remains below the double digit figures … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update April 2013

Calgary Real Estate Statistics April 2013

Calgary Real Estate Market Update April 2013 April has ushered in a new high benchmark price of $452,900 for single family homes in Calgary. The market has continued to be in favour for home sellers with low supply and high demand and has finally driven the price higher than seen during peak levels in 2007. Condominiums and … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update March 2013

Calgary real estate market update march 2013 year over year price gains

Calgary Real Estate Market Update March 2013 March 2013 has seen a decline of active home listings in Calgary. As a matter of fact, March 2013 claims the title for having the lowest inventory of homes for sale out of all the months of March in the past five years! Less home listings has halted sales growth for resale homes in … [Read more...]