Calgary Inner City Blog

What’s up in the Calgary & Area Real Estate Market?

Inventory increases and sales drop in September, but overall sales for the year remain higher than last year. City of Calgary, October 2, 2017 – Strong gains in the first-half of 2017 has put the Calgary year-to-date sales at seven per cent above last years’ levels and 11 per cent below long-term averages, but challenges remain […]

Oct 4, 2017
Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults. Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. If you are prepared for the hazards of winter, […]

Feb 6, 2017
Top 10 Restaurants in Calgary

Top 10 Restaurants in Calgary  We went, we ate, we debated and these are the best overall restaurants in Calgary as selected by a panel of judges for our 12th Annual Best Restaurants Awards. The following is the list from our 2015 Best Restaurants Awards. Click here for the Best Tried and True Restaurants from […]

Jan 12, 2017
What its like Being a LandLord? And Some Tips!

CALGARY — Leaky faucets, broken water heaters, late rent — these aren’t the only issues that landlords have to deal with. In the 12 years Rod Faulkner’s been renting out properties in Calgary, he’s dealt with unpaid gas and water bills, one physical threat and three trips through the civil court system to sue for […]

Jan 5, 2017
Buy Or Sell First!

So you are homeowner, don’t know to buy or sell first? Here is a few tips on what to do! Your family is growing and you need a home that can grow with you. So, as you start thinking about your impending move, you’re left with the lingering question “should I buy first or sell […]

Dec 29, 2016
20 Things to do in Calgary without Breaking the Bank!

20 Things to Do in Calgary Under $20 You don’t have to break to bank to experience Calgary’s hallmark attractions! 1. Calgary Tower The iconic Calgary Tower opened in 1968 and is a staggering 190.8 meters high (626 feet). Don’t worry, you don’t have to climb its 762 steps—two 25-passenger, high-speed elevators soar to the […]

Dec 21, 2016
Community of the week!

Rosscarrock, Calgary Rosscarrock is an Inner City neighborhood in SW Calgary. It is bounded to the north by Bow Trail to the east by 33 street, to the south by 17 avenue and to the west by 45 street. The Westbrook Mall is located in the north-east corner of the neighborhood, and it is bordered […]

Dec 16, 2016
Holiday Hosting Tips:

Planning a party or hosting overnight guests this holiday season? The preparation can be a lot to tackle all at once. That’s why we’re covering the prep one week at a time — so by the time the big day comes, much of your work will already be done. Below you’ll find tips on getting […]

Dec 14, 2016
November Real Estate Market Snapshot

November sales slide into old patterns City of Calgary, Dec. 1, 2016 – Coming off a month of stronger sales activity, November’s housing market returned to previous trends. Year- over-year monthly sales totaled 1,227 units, which is nearly three per cent lower than last year and 17 per cent below long-term averages. “November was the […]

Dec 13, 2016

If you’re like most Canadians, your mortgage is your biggest monthly expense. It pays to plan ahead and consider these 5 key mortgage renewal tips: 1. Avoid the Bank Mortgage Rollover Trap I hear countless stories of people willing to pay hundreds of dollars in cancellation fees to switch cell phone, cable or even home […]

Dec 12, 2016