Calgary Real Estate News

21Apr 2017

Town planners are building on Okotoks’ character, charm and affordability There’s an unmistakable charm inherent in small town living and the vibrant community of Okotoks is no exception. It’s loaded with old-fashioned community spirit, coupled with ample, wide open spaces, stellar views of the Rockies, and plenty of cutting-edge ideas when it comes to urban […]

21Apr 2017

Design experts say taking advantage of existing kitchen features can help save money when it comes time to renovate Thinking of kitchen renovations? Krista Hermanson of Krista Hermanson Design says making a list of kitchen priorities is the best place to start. “Do you mostly eat fresh food prepared from scratch? Then you need to […]

21Apr 2017

Homebuyer finds the perfect mix of location and amenities in Calgary’s Marda Loop neighbourhood. Buying a home is a very personal endeavor as Carolyn Kemp can attest. For the past few years, she was considering making the move from Edmonton to Calgary to be closer to family and friends. She’d grown up in Calgary, so […]

21Apr 2017

A large grant aims to improve the economic development of the multicultural business district along 17th Avenue S.E. Calgary’s International Avenue has developed into a burgeoning marketplace in recent years and a grant from the provincial government will help the area grow even more. A $300,000 grant from the Community and Regional Economic Support program […]

21Apr 2017

Parents should seek expert advice before making big decisions about helping kids purchase a home When Laura Parsons and her husband decided to help their adult children with home ownership, they carefully considered the best method. For their son, the Parsons gifted money, as an early inheritance, over a two year period. He then deposited […]

14Apr 2017

Launched in 2007, the Waterfront development has been ten years in the making with plenty more to come The Waterfront development, an 11-building project, has become a landmark in downtown Calgary for Vancouver-based developer Anthem. Elva Kim, vice-president of sales and marketing for Anthem, says five buildings have been completed now with close to 630 […]

14Apr 2017

Calgary’s housing market showing signs of stability, but the road to a full recovery will take time. If Calgary’s housing market was a hospital patient, it would have been in intensive care for the last year. Today, though, the patient is showing signs of serious recovery. First quarter data for 2017 from the CREB®, released […]

14Apr 2017

Jesse Yardley Photographer - Walkable CommunitiesCity planners see shorter block lengths and interconnected grids as important features in walkable communities Sanda Peric made a happy discovery since moving into her new condo, Vivace at West 85th, in Calgary’s West Springs community. “I basically don’t need a car,” said the 20-something of her first home purchase. “I can go grocery shopping; […]