Calgary Inner City Blog

10 Best Kept Secret for Buying a House!

Buying Secret #10: Keep Your Money Where It Is It’s not wise to make any huge purchases or move your money around three to six months before buying a new home. You don’t want to take any big chances with your credit profile. Lenders need to see that you’re reliable and they want a complete […]

Feb 21, 2017
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17 Reasons Calgary is Awesome!!

When the New York Times bestowed upon Calgary the 17th spot on its annual 52 Places to Go list, it had some people scratching their heads. Frankly, after the extended winter of 2014, it’s understandable that locals would be a little shy to recommend our fair city as a must-visit destination, but we mustn’t forget […]

Jan 25, 2017
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Home Decor 2017 Trends

Why wait for spring to revamp your home décor? Whether you’re ready for a total renovation or simply want to add a splash of the newest “it” color to your bedroom, the new year is the perfect time to freshen up your home. Thankfully, Pinterest did the work for us by digging through billions of […]

Jan 19, 2017
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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
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Impress Your Guests with this Recipe

Impress Your guests this holiday season with this intrigued looking bread but super easy to make. INGREDIENTS 1 4 (8-ounce) cans Pillsbury Original Crescents 2 1 jar Nutella, warm 3 1 egg white DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Open 1 pack of Crescents and form into dough ball. On a sheet of wax […]

Dec 19, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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Mortgages

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
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Spotlight on Victoria Park – Calgary

Just ten years ago, urban Calgary’s Victoria Park was characterized by unpaved dirt parking lots and aging buildings.  Today, this section of downtown real estate is a bustling hub of restaurants and urban dwellings that is a model for inner city living. The district stretches from Centre Street to the Elbow River and the CP […]

Jul 5, 2016
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