Calgary: The Stampede City
Calgary is a breathtakingly beautiful city nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The picturesque location, affordable homes, and a wide variety of events and attractions, combine to make Calgary a very popular real estate market.
The Benefits of Living in Calgary
An outdoor enthusiasts’ dream location, Calgary has a wide variety of venues for both winter and summer outdoor activities and events, particularly as a result of the city hosting the winter Olympics in 1988. The Economist ranked Calgary as the 5th more livable city in 2011, for good reason. There is a multitude of activities for young families, singles, couples, and retirees in Calgary.
The city of Calgary’s metropolitan population is estimated at over 1.25 million people, making it the fourth largest cosmopolitan area in Canada. The attraction to Calgary is unmistakable; the reasonable real estate prices combined with job opportunities and the draw of the Stampede City pulls in new residents every year.
Jobs in Calgary are primarily based in the petroleum industry, agriculture, tourism, and high-tech industries. These industries have all helped to grow the Calgary area to the levels that it’s currently at; many of these industries are still drawing many new residents into the area.
Homes for Sale in Calgary
Homes in the Calgary area range from very reasonably priced to quite extravagant. Single family homes in Calgary can range from under $160,000 for a small, older property all the way to over $5 million for a spacious luxury home. Calgary condos range from under $100,000 for a modest condo or townhome up to millions of dollars for a spacious penthouse home with a perfect downtown location.
We have watched Calgary grow and prosper to amazing levels while still keeping its friendly, small-town feel and traditional values. This is a city we are proud to call home and happy to help you find a home in!
Need More Info About Calgary Real Estate?
Krista & Michael Kehoe can help you with all of your Calgary real estate needs. Call us at 1.403.253.7774 or contact us using the contact form below for a free consultation.
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Listing information last updated on February 19th, 2019 at 10:00pm MST.