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Year-over-year new Calgary real estate listings growth eased from 37 per cent last month to nine per cent in February. However, as sales activity remained below long term averages for the month, Calgary inventory levels rose to 5,474 units in February.
“While housing supply levels continue to be higher than we have seen in Calgary for some time, they remain below February 2008 record highs of nearly 7,000 units,” said CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “If the pace of growth in new listings continues to ease, this could place some downward pressure on the supply growth in the resale market.”
After the first two months of the year, there have been 6,236 new listings come onto the Calgary market. However, the new listings gains have varied depending on

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If you're planning on selling your Calgary property, these properties are your competition.  A potential purchaser will compare your home to homes similar to these when trying to decide which home to buy.  Take a look at these Calgary homes for sale, if only on paper.  Try to be objective and ask yourself, "Which home is the best value?"   Is it yours?   If not, these other homes may sell before yours.  But don't forget the "List Prices" of these homes represent what the sellers WANT for their home, not necessarily what they are going to get when they sell their home.  So when setting the price of your home, don't simply look at the LIST PRICE of the other comparable Calgary homes, look at the SALE PRICE of the homes comparable to yours which actually SOLD!

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Calgary is a bustling city with beautiful scenery and lots of cultural attractions. It also has a variety of real estate, offering everything from townhomes and condominiums to sprawling single-family estates. Before buying a Calgary home, it can be helpful to learn a little bit about this city in order to choose precisely the right location and amenities.

The downtown region consists of five different neighborhoods that include condominiums and small to medium sized single-family homes intermixed with shopping venues and restaurants.   These neighborhoods are also in close proximity to the Bow River, which means that outdoor recreation can easily be enjoyed by those who live here.  Downtown neighborhoods include Downtown East Village, Downtown

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The majority of Calgary real estate, have already changed hands at least once.  This means that the lands will have a history, and not all of them may make their buyers want to own the property.  This may be the same for the land that you would want to purchase, and as a prospective real estate buyer you would want to know all things, good bad and ugly, about the land that you would want to own.  Instead of just taking the word of the seller of the property, do a little research. Check the maps – papers hold a lot of information, especially those that show the property that you are buying as well as the surrounding areas.  Note the near bodies of water including the dams, and take into consideration the elevation of the area.  There are also certain maps

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Calgary Cell Towers in HomesCalgary Real Estate developers and cell tower activists in Calgary are now targeting their efforts to prove Calgary real estate property values depreciate after the installation of a cell tower. The City of Calgary has put forward a proposal to levy a new business license requirement of the Calgary home owners that are leasing their land to the companies who have erected cell phone towers. Although the City has little jurisdiction over the installation of cell phone towers they have reasoned that the Calgary property owners do meet the basic criteria for business licensing. These are:

  1. Where there is a clear danger to public safety;

2.  Where the licensing function clearly assists in legislative compliance such as crime prevention and the

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Harmony in Springbank SW Calgary is a visionary 1,700-acre village concept featuring a self-contained water system, recreational lake and a 27-hole championship golf course. Harmony is an innovative lifestyle community situated just west of Calgary in Springbank. It is the only approved master-planned community in the area and will incorporate 3,500 homes, a +/- 135 acre recreational lake, 27 hole championship golf course and 138 acre employment campus, all centered around a village core that will provide local boutique retail opportunities and community gathering spaces for its residents and neighbours. Harmony construction is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2014 with showhomes scheduled to open in September, 2015

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Mortgage Calculator for CalgaryCalgary Real Estate Mortgage Calculator 

As the Calgary banks get picky about who they'll lend money to in the Calgary housing market, -Industry experts suggest the big banks are currently rejecting as much as 20 per cent of mortgage applications because they don’t qualify for CMHC insurance. Self-employed people, recent immigrants and those with poor or no credit history are benefiting from Canada's once-small but now booming subprime mortgage industry. Alternative lenders like Home Capital Group, Equitable Group and Counsel Corp. have stepped in to fill the market niche of funding borrowers who don’t meet traditional lending requirements — known in the industry as “subprime” borrowers. 

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Calgary Homes for Sale and PropertyIn Real Estate location is everything, understanding the housing statistics, and to have a home evaluation makes an informed seller. Providing the real estate information you need to make intelligent Calgary home search is what we do; search new listings, new build, spec homes and all the featured homes and condos available in Calgary MLS®, from every Real estate company and REALTOR® in Calgary. Search what the population is by community  and new communities that grew by 100% or more during last year...


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If you have been looking through the Calgary listings and contemplating your housing options, you should be aware of the advantages that are associated with owning your own home. Calgary Real Estate can help you find the perfect home of your dreams once you realize that Calgary renting is not the most beneficial housing option. Many Calgary homes are available for individuals that want to gain the benefits associated with home ownership and move away from rental properties.

One of the most impactful benefits that can be gained from home ownership is an investment in your future. Every payment that you make toward your home allows you to become one step closer to attaining complete ownership. All of the improvements that you make to your home only

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Every Calgary condominium purchase comes with a set of documents called bylaws. Condo bylaws are a list of dos and don’ts that unit owners and investor buyers have to live by. Condo buyers often send the condo documents to a condominium review specialist before they sign off on a purchase, but it’s highly recommended that you also review the documents on your own to find if the condo does not have restriccions such as pets, age, etc

calgary_condos_for_sale_423Before making a substantial investment, it’s only wise to do you due diligence. Whether it’s a used car or a brand new home, reading the documents and having the condo or property inspected by a professional will save you a lot of trouble later. The same goes for buying a Calgary condominium, . read more about Calgary…
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