Entries Tagged as 'Calgary Real Estate News' for 2013


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Municipal Property Assessment

Tax Time Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but the same might not be said about the value of your home in the eyes of a civic assessor. When the City of Calgary assesses your property in …(Municipal Property Assessment continued…)

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Investment Tip of the week – Mckenzie Bungalow

Mckenzie Bungalow This Beautiful 1092 sq ft 3 bedroom bungalow is located at 827 Mckenzie DR SE. Main floor is completely renovated with new paint and flooring. Comfortable living and dining area is open to kithen and bay window. Spacious kitchen has white cabinets and granite …(Investment Tip of the week – Mckenzie Bungalow continued…)

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The Fate of Low Mortgage Rates

Mortgage Rates As the economy slowly crawls back to almost equaling the plateau it achieved five years ago, when the stock market crashed and the Eurozone kerfuffle plunged the financial world into chaos, one major issue ranking high on the …(The Fate of Low Mortgage Rates continued…)

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Rent to Own Becoming more Popular

Agreement for Sale Regardless of the standard of living in Calgary, consumers have had to contend with two recently emerging factors that could jeopardize their chances of owning a home. For openers, rising housing prices have been a consideration for …(Rent to Own Becoming more Popular continued…)

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Hiring a Contractor

Contractor When Calgary’s economy experiences a boom, Calgarians get busy. The heightened activity is particularly evident in the real estate industry, with enough hustle and bustle to qualify as a stampede in its own right. In such a period, everyone …(Hiring a Contractor continued…)

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Buying a Condo vs Single Family House

Mission Condo Life in Calgary, home of Canada’s most robust economy, doesn’t mean very much unless you have a roof over your head. It doesn’t help when the competition for active listings is so fierce, sometimes an active listing doesn’t …(Buying a Condo vs Single Family House continued…)

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When to sell?

For Sale The first thing you learn in the stock market is “Buy when high, sell when low.” And when it comes to selling your home in Calgary, such sage advice is the same. But when factoring in Calgary’s status …(When to sell? continued…)

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Skyview Ranch Leads Calgary’s New North Movement

Skyview Ranch Calgary If Calgary can call itself the Heart of the New West, then it stands to reason that one neighbourhood can dub itself as the city’s New North. If the mountain façade at the main street entranceway to …(Skyview Ranch Leads Calgary’s New North Movement continued…)

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Calgary’s Rental Market Still Hot

Rental Market There’s an old saying among opportunists: Strike while the iron is hot. The same goes for Calgary’s housing market, and in the case of rental properties, it’s best to scramble while the skillet is scorching. That’s because, like …(Calgary’s Rental Market Still Hot continued…)

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New vs Resale Homes: The Choice Is Yours

New Home As the fastest-growing metropolis in Canada, Calgary seems to have everything, from economic prosperity to entrepreneurial opportunity. Everything, that is, except available housing. The Calgary Real Estate Board stats at the beginning of 2013 bear this out, with …(New vs Resale Homes: The Choice Is Yours continued…)

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Real Estate Investment Conditions

Alberta The Mayan apocalypse never happened, the U.S. avoided plummeting from a fiscal cliff, and Alberta real estate market conditions have rebounded to a point almost on par with pre-market-crash figures from 2007. Which brings up the question: Is the …(Real Estate Investment Conditions continued…)

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Real Estate Boom

Price Trends by James Fowler If there’s a fiscal cliff looming in Alberta’s real estate market, chances are the industry will be climbing that economic escarpment ─ and not falling off its edge. Market signals have indicated that the Calgary …(Real Estate Boom continued…)

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