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A GUIDE FOR LOCAL AREA PLANNING



Growing without a plan is like driving without a map: You may reach your destination, but don’t count on it. As it charts a course for growth, the City of Calgary is counting on its Guide for Local Area Planning to help communities find their way forward.“Two years ago, we were looking at our development goals and found that many communities didn’t...

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WHY IS THE MARKET BOOMING?



After experiencing a lull in the market following the pandemic's start almost a year ago,
we are now seeing record-breaking sales and seller’s market conditions nearly across the board. Historically, boom times for Calgary real estate occur when we have large amounts of in-migration coupled with strong local economic conditions - neither of which w...

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RISING POPULARITY OF BASEMENT SUITES



Over the years as the market has changed, so have our priorities as a society and the things that potential buyers are looking for in a home.
Basements suits have become a desirable feature across the board, and the same can be seen when looking at new Infill properties. One reason basement suites have been gaining in popularity is that there is th...

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7 DECOR PROJECTS THAT COST $0!

Posted on Nov 19, 2021 in Staging & Decor Tips



TRY A NEW FURNITURE LAYOUT
Renovating your entire living room or splurging on a new bedroom set likely isn’t in the cards at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make some changes to make it feel new again. If you’re tired of the same old furniture layout, try moving the couch, adjusting where your armchair sits or mixing things up by swappin...

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NOVEMBER 2021 MARKET UPDATE

Posted on Nov 01, 2021


Market continues to favour the seller in October – 
There were 2,186 sales in October, a record high for the month and over 35 per cent higher than longer-term averages. Year-to-date sales are on pace to hit new record highs and are currently 61 per cent higher than average activity recorded over the past five years and 42 per cent higher than 10-ye...

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DOES RUG SIZE MATTER?

Posted on Oct 29, 2021 in Staging & Decor Tips



The power of “the rug” cannot be understated. Whether it’s cowhide, shag, chunky wool, or vintage Moroccan, it’s like the cherry on top of a beautiful design - the piece de resistance, if you will. It not only finishes the room, but it can also offer comfort and warmth to an otherwise minimalistic space or bring focus to an eclectic interior. So wh...

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CALGARY Q3 2021 MARKET UPDATE

Posted on Oct 19, 2021 in Market Updates



CREB, October 2021 - The persistent challenges caused by the pandemic continue to weigh on economic activity. However, the housing market remains resilient. The pace of growth and level of sales have eased from the record highs seen in the second quarter, but with 6,628 sales, this was the best third quarter since 2014. 

Much of the demand growth con...

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OCTOBER 2021 MARKET UPDATE

Posted on Oct 01, 2021 in Market Updates


Sales Remain Strong in September
– Residential sales totalled 2,162 in September, nearing the record high for the month recorded in 2005. Further gains in new listings likely supported some of the sales growth that occurred this month. “While sales activity in the fall tends to be slower than in the spring months, the continued strong sales are lik...

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A GUIDE FOR LOCAL AREA PLANNING

Posted on Sep 17, 2021 in Real Estate News



Growing without a plan is like driving without a map: You may reach your destination, but don’t count on it. As it charts a course for growth, the City of Calgary is counting on its Guide for Local Area Planning to help communities find their way forward.“Two years ago, we were looking at our development goals and found that many communities didn’t...

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