Calgary Real Estate Alliance Blog: Calgary Real Estate News - Blog Archive: February, 2015

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February 2015

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From custom made sofas to upcycled chic, Calgary’s home furnishing and décor experts are always on the cusp of new adventures into styling living spaces. These homegrown locations source locally while translating the Canadian spirit into every piece they sell. If you’re looking to makeover a space or spruce up your new home, here are a few home décor hot spots to get you started.


Wide open showrooms across North America offer an industrial backdrop for the iconic sofas crafted at Montauk, and Calgary’s location is just one such example. Here the brand showcases their handmade products, all of which are conceptualized and constructed in Montreal. These sofas are far from standard; rather they have a unique blend of modernity and edge, exactly

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family friendly communitiesWith Family Day around the bend and tomorrow marking the day of cupids, chocolates, and cards, it seems only fitting to spend the weekend thinking about your nearest and dearest. For some families, that means finding the ideal home, with enough space for everyone and in a prime location. So if you’re planning on scouring the market for the top neighbourhoods, here’s our guide to three areas in Calgary where families thrive.


Lakeview homes are the smart choice for a quiet community with plenty of outdoor recreation. The neighbourhood consistently ranks on Avenue Calgary’s best surveys, taking home accolades like #10 overall and #4 in the best established neighbourhood category. Residents will be quick to tell you all about the small town

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calgary winter eventsIce Festival

It’s the last chance to visit the Market at Symons Valley Ranch for the ice festival! Head down this weekend starting on Friday, from 10am to 5pm. This year-round market has set up a carnival tent for ice sculpting, is hosting outdoor family friendly fun, and is open for your fresh food needs.

Live ice sculpting is the main event, with professionals giving demonstrations and teaching kids about the craft. Bundle up for the demo, then warm up with a treat from a local vendor.

Lace Up

Skating weather is in full swing, so you and your family have a few options on that front.

  • A classic spot, Olympic Plaza’s skating rink is in the heart of the core and easily accessible.
  • A game of shinney has never been simpler than at the
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