LIFE IN CALGARY

DECLUTTER & DONATE CALGARY EDITION

Posted on Apr 11, 2022 in Life in Calgary



While the excitement surrounding the Marie Kondo Method has died a bit, decluttering never goes out of style.
It just feels. so. good. If you're like us and got super into spring cleaning this year, you probably have A LOT of clothing and household items bagged up and ready to toss/donate. But now there's a decision to be made! Since there are coun...

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7 NEW COMMUNITIES TO WATCH

Posted on Jan 17, 2022 in Life in Calgary



Calgary is constantly growing – both upwards and outwards – so it’s no surprise there are several new communities in the works across the city as we enter the new year. 

Here are seven new community projects to watch in 2022:

1) Alpine Park
Quadrant: SW
Developer: Dream Unlimited
Description: “Inspired by the natural and architectural history of Calgary...

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HOW TO CREATE A CHEERFUL HOME

Posted on Nov 22, 2021 in Life in Calgary



With the holiday season quickly approaching alongside the ongoing societal considerations and changes, one thing we can all benefit from is a healthy dose of cheer! If we all took the time to spread some compassion and kindness, we could make this holiday season one to remember for all the right reasons! The small things do matter and make a differ...

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LOCAL GETAWAY IDEAS FOR SUMMER

Posted on May 28, 2021 in Life in Calgary



We're Getting Back to Normal! With the recent announcement from the Alberta government about their Open for Summer Plan, we thought it'd be a good time to revisit the idea of a summer staycation. As we’ve all been doing our part, it’s understandable to be feeling a little cooped up, so it’s time to stretch our legs a bit. Back in November, we gave...

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THE BEST FOOD TRENDS OF 2020

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 in Life in Calgary



In a year filled with spare time, boredom, and time spent in isolation it is no wonder that a large portion of the population turned to cooking! Not only is creating AND eating food the perfect way to de-stress, but it is also a rewarding task that just about anyone can participate in. Throughout the past year, there have been several viral food tr...

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5 CALGARY CAFES TO TRY THIS FALL

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in Life in Calgary


NHBR (NEIGHBOUR) - Okay, so maybe we are slightly biased because NHBR by Our Daily Brett is our actual neighbour... but this cozy little shop in Altadore is number one in our hearts and on the charts. Besides serving up delicious Anchored coffee, they also have a pretty substantial made-to-order menu with tons of delicious toasts, bowls and sandwic...

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SEPTEMBER 2022 MARKET UPDATE



Supply levels ease with fewer new listings in August - August sales activity was comparable to the strong levels recorded last year and well above long-term trends for the month.

While sales have remained relatively strong, there continues to be a shift towards more affordable options as the year-over-year pullback in detached sales was nearly match...

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MOVING TOWARD NET ZERO HOMES



WHAT IS NET ZERO?


Net Zero [noun]
net-ze·ro | \ ˈnet-ˈzē-(ˌ)rō

:: A target of completely negating the amount of greenhouse gasses produced by human activity, to be achieved by reducing emissions and implementing methods of absorbing emissions (like excess carbon dioxide) from the atmosphere.

CALGARY’S GOAL: NET ZERO BY 2050

In November 2021, Calgary de...

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CALGARY Q2 2022 MARKET UPDATE



CREB, August 2022 –
Within the city of Calgary, housing sales totalled 18,694 units in the first half of 2022, with sales in the second quarter nearly matching the record-high pace set in the first quarter of the year.

“This doesn’t come as a surprise as consumers were eager to get into the market ahead of rate gains while they still had low pre-app...

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