Calgary Real Estate Alliance Blog: Calgary Real Estate News - Blog Archive: August, 2013

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August 2013

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Whether you’re about to be a first-time home buyer, or if you’re looking to downsize, or even if you’re thinking about spreading your snowbird wings, we have tips for you, the diverse Calgary home buyer!

The First-Time Home Buyer:

Calgary First-Time Home BuyersBefore jumping into a new investment, don’t be afraid to start small. A starter home might be just right for you, and will keep you from getting in over your head with a large mortgage payment. If you already have a budget in mind, try living with it for 6 months prior to buying a property. You may be considering a fixer-upper, but keep in mind that these are not always as successful of an investment as the TV shows make it seem. You may need to invest up to $100,000 dollars in home improvements before you can expect a

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Calgary's GlobalFest2012 Winner: USAThe countdown is on for the first pyromusical show of the 2013 GlobalFest Fireworks Festival and multiculturalism celebration. Taking the stage first, on Friday, August 16th will be China, followed by France on Sunday, August 18th. Tuesday August 20th will be Great Britain’s turn to wow audiences, while last year’s winner, USA, will have their chance to defend their title on Thursday August 22nd. The finale will take place on Sunday, August 25th with GlobalFest’s own piece. Each night, judges will score each country’s performance based on a variety of criteria, such as the quality of the display, the brilliance and richness of colours used, and the synchronization between sound and fireworks. Taking place in Elliston Park, the view of the fireworks above

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