Calgary Real Estate Alliance Blog: Calgary Real Estate News - Blog Archive: January, 2014

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January 2014

There are 3 blog entries for January 2014.

Moving to Calgary with your four-legged friend?

You’ll be happy to hear that Calgary is one of the most pet friendly cities in North America. How do you measure something like that? Well I’m not sure anyone really does, but what I do know is that Calgary has 150 off-leash dog areas. That’s an astounding number. Portland, Oregon is the city with the highest number of dog parks per capita in the U.S., 5.7 for every 100,000 residents, but Calgary has 13 parks for every 100,000 human residents (or 123 for every 100,000 canine residents)!

 

 

 

Check In With The City

With Calgary’s booming population growth it’s a sure bet that many newcomers are arriving with pets, so if you’re one of them, what should you keep in mind? Well for one, just like

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With the city constantly growing, it's tough to find the perfect Calgary real estate options in your ideal neighbourhood. You want to make sure you're close to the newest restaurants, best schools, exciting activities, and transit. While most residents already know about the bigger regions in Calgary, such as Downtown, the University area, or Kensington, we're here to talk about some of the lesser-known communities within those areas, and why you should consider these spots for your next move. 

 

 

#1 - Hillhurst

Belonging to the ever-popular region of Kensington, Hillhurst is one of the oldest communities in Calgary! Dating back to 1914, most Calgary real estate properties in this area are heritage homes built in the early 1900's, only to be

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As real estate professionals, we are considered the experts when it comes to property buying. We are being paid for our expert advice and I think one area where potential buyers often need advice is when they are looking to enter the condo market. Potential Calgary condo buyers are often wary of condo fees and they aren't sure they will get value for money.

Buying A Lifestyle

We need to help them understand that when they are buying a condo, they are buying a lifestyle. Look at it this way: in a condo, someone else shovels the snow and cuts the grass. These services are ones that, as individuals, most home owners couldn’t afford to pay for on a regular basis. Condos make these luxuries affordable by sharing the costs. They may also cover services

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