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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Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers

What’s one of the most important rooms in your home? When it comes to selling your property quickly, and for the best price, the answer is clearly the kitchen. In fact, one of the most common explanations a particular buyer gives for not making an offer is, “I liked the house, but I wasn’t too keen on the kitchen.” That doesn’t […]

Sep 12, 2016
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Inglewood: Calgary’s Indie Community

Follow 9th avenue east, past the tall buildings of downtown and you will eventually hit a bridge that will lead you straight into the heart of Calgary’s history: Inglewood. The multifarious community of Inglewood was Calgary’s original downtown and is the city’s oldest neighbourhood. Eclectic shops, some of Calgary’s tastiest eateries and various music venues, […]

Jun 20, 2016
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Pros & Cons of New Construction

Are you considering buying a home? If so, you know getting started is among the toughest steps; establishing budget, finding a REALTOR® and truly coming to know what type of home you want. Is a condo right for you? Are you interested in renovated properties? Planned communities? New versus old? That last consideration gives many potential […]

Apr 24, 2016
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The most important part of a Condo Purchase or Sale are the Condo Documents.

Whether you’re buying or selling a condo, the most important part of the transaction are the condo documents. They basically state how healthy the condo is and how the condo board governs. Each condo has different bylaws or rules and they affect whether you can have pets, satellite dishes and detail the responsibilities of the owner, to name […]

Dec 13, 2015
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Calgary’s Real Estate Update for August 2015

Here’s a quick snapshot of Calgary’s Real Estate Update for August 2015. For a more detailed report, please call us at 403.478.3258 or fill out the form.

Aug 9, 2015
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Calgary’s New Condos

With the population growing at a quick pace, so are New Condo developments. Below are a few of Calgary’s New Condos (click the headings for more info). The Orchard (Victoria Park) Number of Stories: 31 Number of Units: 485 Unit Sizes: 512 to 1986 SqFt Prices: from $249,900 Bridgeland Hill (Bridgeland) Number of Stories: 4 Number of […]

Nov 20, 2014
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Calgary’s most expensive homes on the MLS

Everyone would love to own a mansion! Unfortunately, reality sets in and we can only view them from afar. Here are the top 3 most expensive homes on Calgary’s MLS (2 of them are condos).

Jun 11, 2014
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Top Calgary Inner City Community Gains for May

Here are the top Calgary Inner City community gains for May. These reflect the *benchmark value increases in a 1 year span and includes all types of housing (single family, townhomes & condominiums). Rosedale – 23% North Haven – 22% Rosscarrock – 22% Rutland Park – 20% Connaught – 20% Glendale – 19% *benchmark values are a […]

Jun 5, 2014
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  • Top 10 Questions to ask your mortgage broker!

    Getting ready to buy a home? Make sure you ask these 10 key questions when you submit your mortgage application 1. What is the interest rate on this mortgage? Ask for the lender’s loan estimate, which breaks down the interest rate and fees. It will include the annual percentage rate, or APR, which accounts for […]

  • Home Maintenance Tips

    Home maintenance isn’t restricted to repairs. In fact, certain tasks–when performed regularly–may actually prevent things from breaking in the first place. But when things do go wrong (and it’s inevitable that they do), we have some backup plans that you can try before you grab the phone to call for pro. Appliances and plumbing are […]

  • January Market Report

    January Market Report! Homes provide shelter and refuge, but they are also most Albertan homeowners’ single largest investment. Housing represents 47% of total assets for the average Alberta family – much higher than stock market investments and pension plans combined (29%). Why is this important? Because homeownership benefits the economy as a whole, as well […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

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