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  The recent calgary real estate news that Calgary has entered into a buyers market has been good news for many investors and first time home buyers. The influx of inventory has driven market competition into high gear.


SW Calgary real estate is an area that has seen an increase in inventory levels over the past few months. The majority of the SW Calgary homes listings mls have also shown a dip in prices. An average single family home in the heart of SW Calgary is listed at $510,550 . This is a decrease of -5% over the past couple of months.


Sellers of SW real estate Calgary are finding the financial crunch to be a double edged sword. To avoid foreclosure, many homeowners are putting their homes on the market, but with all the

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Calgary condos have always been a popular investment among your professionals and families. The popularity is based around the convenience of the lifestyle condo living represents.


It is no surprise that Calgary condos for sale in the recent months have seen a steady rate of turn over and the price range has remained fairly consistent as well. The average cost of a condo in November was $299, 858 with the average days on market sitting at 50. There was a year over year decrease of -7%.


Revitalization of urban areas around Calgary is another reason Calgary condos for sale on the MLS Listings Calgary are popular. The neighborhood mix of new clean lines and unique designs, incorporated

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Finding the best real estate can be somewhat of an uphill task for the general population. With so many market variables in play and multiple sources of contradicting data floating in the market, it becomes more than difficult to take the right decision. Be it a house or an office space, one can find it increasingly difficult to zero down on the best option available.

As an individual looking to invest in real estate can seem like a farfetched idea. The odds are many and with no clue how to differentiate a good deal from the bad ones, it can seem next to impossible to find the real estate deal of your dreams in Calgary.

Here is a simple 3-Step Approach to find and crack the best deals in the area

Step 1:

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For many home buyers, trying to find a home online can be challenging. The current Calgary housing market is full of homes, and many listing sites have the same homes over and over. We understand the importance of having an up-to-date search available with all the new homes coming onto the market.


Our specialty is providing potential buyers with new mls listings in Calgary, regularly, to help find exactly what you are looking for. By utilizing the new mls listings for Calgary, we can also streamline your search so you can see all the new homes that fit your criteria and help you find exactly what

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Real Estate in SW Calgary is considered trendy and elegant. The southwest area of Calgary has a variety of styles and sizes of homes from bungalows to walk out basements to suited homes, condos and luxury real estate. With such a variety of homes to search through a customized SW Calgary MLS listings search is the best way to narrow it down.

It may seem overwhelming to find just the right SW home for sale in Calgary. We offer customized SW Calgary real estate searches to help you narrow the task of finding the right home for you by searching for SW Calgary real estate on the MLS Calgary listings. The access to the SW Calgary MLS listings allows your Realtor® to show you just the homes that fall into your needed criteria including size and price range.

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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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