March 2015

Found 3 blog entries for March 2015.

Staying Cool in Calgary this Summer

 

Calgary may get it’s fair share of cold weather, but we also have hot prairie summers perfect for taking advantage of our city’s summer activities. If you’re looking to plan summer 2015 to make sure you get the most out of the hot summer months, here are a couple ideas to pencil in to your calendar, that are sure to be a hit.

Slide The City

New to Calgary this year, you’ll want to experience the famous “Slide the City” that comes to Calgary this year (August 1 & 2). It’s the first year for the event to be in Calgary  & the 1,000 foot slip n’ slide will be set up near Riley Park on Calgary’s 10th Street NW. Because of the popularity this event has experienced in other cities, you’ll need to register to

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Creative Gardening Options for you small space.

If a first grader can grow a bean with a wet paper towel on a sunny windowsill, you can create a garden, regardless of how much space you have to work with. Calgary boasts properties that have expansive back yards perfect for growing your own organic veggies and fruits. We also have condos that have big windows flooded with sunlight and apartments with patios to take advantage of for gardening. There are also many Calgary communities that have started community/ shared garden projects where you can flex your green thumb if you want more space than your property offers. Whatever you have, there are possibilities that will help you spruce up your outdoor space.

If your interested in starting a community

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The Calgary Real Estate Board February 2015 market statistics indicate something we can all see in the city by the number of increased for sale signs. Economic uncertainty at the beginning of the year resulted in a 37% increase in homes for sale in the month of January compared with the same period in 2014. Increased supply and buyer unease meant that demand couldn’t keep up with supply so last month we started to see more price reductions. February however had only a 9% year over year growth in new listings so the panic to list in Calgary has taken a bit of a breath.

 Is Now the Time to Buy Calgary Real Estate“While housing supply levels continue to be higher than we have seen in this market for some time, they remain below February 2008 record highs of nearly 7,000 units” said CREB® chief

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