If you’ve ever considered a move within Canada, you’ve definitely heard of these two cities: Calgary and Vancouver.

Vancouver has a picturesque coastal setting, while Calgary is known for its proximity to the majestic Rockies. This blog explores the practical and lifestyle considerations of moving from British Columbia to Calgary, Alberta.

Vancouver has natural beauty and a vibrant culture. This contrasts with Calgary's dynamic economy and affordable living. Beyond the postcard images, each city has its unique challenges and rewards. Vancouver's high cost of living and competitive housing market often overshadow its beautiful scenery and mild climate. Meanwhile, Calgary's booming job market and lower living expenses offer a different appeal. They…

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January 2024 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Discover the dynamic shifts unfolding in Calgary's real estate realm in our latest blog, which unpacks the January 2024 statistics. With sales soaring to 1,650 units, eclipsing last year's figures and long-term patterns, fueled by a surge in new listings peaking at 2,137 units. Notably, there's a notable uptick in listings for homes priced above $300,000, particularly those exceeding $700,000. However, despite this surge, Calgary's housing inventory remains scarce at 2,150 units, nearly 49 percent below the historical average, maintaining a tight market scenario.

As observed by Ann-Marie Lurie, Chief Economist at CREB®, the influx of listings expands options for buyers but does…

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December 2023 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Explore the dynamic shifts in Calgary's real estate landscape in our latest blog, delving into the December stats for 2023. Despite a slight easing in sales compared to last year's peak, the market remained robust with 27,416 transactions—significantly exceeding long-term trends and pre-pandemic activity. Notably, a pronounced trend emerged towards more affordable apartment-style condominiums.

According to CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie, higher lending rates impacted housing demand, yet the city experienced resilient activity, driven by strong migration levels, particularly in the affordable housing segment. Throughout the year, low supply levels in comparison to demand,…

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A Comprehensive Guide for Buyers and Sellers to Understanding Condo Document Reviews

The journey of buying a home is a significant life investment, and the involvement of real estate professionals adds expertise to this process. However, when it comes to condominiums, even seasoned professionals might miss critical details present in condo documents. This is where condo review specialists come into play, functioning as the equivalent of a home inspector for resale homes. Their role is pivotal in preventing unexpected future expenses, potential increases in condo fees, or, worst-case scenario, hefty special assessment notices for unforeseen costs not initially covered in the condo documents.

 

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Are you considering a real estate investment in Calgary? Before you purchase a condo, it’s crucial to explore the liabilities that come with your purchase and why they may not align with your investment goals.

 

Buying a condo in Calgary may seem like a lucrative investment, but weighing the associated liabilities and recognizing your potential risk is important.Should you purchase a condominium in Calgary Whether you’re contemplating a move into an apartment or considering it as an investment property, assessing how these liabilities could result in increased long-term costs is important. 

Investing in Calgary apartments poses challenges due to poor construction, financial planning, and special assessment that could lead to potential losses and higher maintenance costs in the…

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November 2023 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

November 2023 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap: A Market of Growth and Opportunities

As the leaves fell and the temperatures dropped in November 2023, the Calgary real estate market did anything but cool down. This month has been a testament to the dynamic and ever-evolving nature of our local real estate scene, marked by a notable surge in listings, robust sales, and continued price growth. Whether you're a seasoned investor, a first-time buyer, or someone considering selling your home, these statistics offer invaluable insights into the current market trends.

???? A Surge in New Listings: November witnessed an impressive influx of new listings, totaling 2,227 units. This…

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Dive into Calgary's booming coworking culture and explore spaces that blend style, function, and community.

Use our quick navigation guide below to jump to any point of our blog on The Best Coworking Spaces in Calgary:

  • Why coworking spaces in Calgary are flourishing…
  • TradeSpace: More Than Just a Desk
  • Assembly Coworking Space: Where Ideas Come to Life
  • Workhaus Core: Downtown Vibe with a Personal Touch
  • ReSourceYYC: Fostering Business Growth in Every Corner
  • The Collective 1212: Where Creativity and Collaboration Meet
  • Exploring Work Nicer Coworking: Rail Yards, Red Mile, and Roxbury
  • Seventy 70 Cowork: Where Professionalism Meets Comfort
  • Fuse33 Makerspace: Unleashing the Maker in You
  • Boardroom Coworking by Boardwalk:…

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Discover why Calgary boasts some of the best public high schools in Canada. Whether you're relocating or simply curious, this guide will shine a light on some of the top educational institutions in this vibrant city.

Imagine you're standing on the top of the Calgary Tower, gazing down at the bustling city below. From this vantage point, you can see more than just the beautiful skyline or the Bow River winding its way through the city. 

Now, focus a bit more, and you'll spot the foundations of Calgary's future… its high schools. Just as a home is important in determining a lifestyle, a school shapes the future of its students. 

Ever wondered what makes the best public high schools in Calgary so renowned? It's a blend of history, culture,…

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October 2023 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Are you ready for some interesting Calgary real estate statistics?! We've got the inside scoop on what's happening in the market in October  2023, and you won't want to miss it! Whether you're a seasoned buyer or a first-time seller, these stats are a must-read for anyone interested in the Calgary real estate scene.

So, what's the current state of the Calgary real estate market? Are home prices skyrocketing, or are they more affordable than ever? How many new listings are hitting the market, and is now a good time to buy or sell? We've got all the answers and more, so buckle up and get ready for a wild ride through the Calgary real estate market.

From stunning homes in the heart…

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Calgary’s Untapped Charm

Calgary, known to many as the gateway to the Rockies, has more than its fair share of popular tourist spots. 

From the Calgary Tower to the Stampede grounds, there's no shortage of mainstream attractions. But have you ever wondered what lies just off the beaten path? What treasures and experiences await when you step just a little further into the heart of the city? 

Just like flipping the pages of a gripping novel, there's a world of hidden gem attractions in Calgary that are just waiting to be explored. 

Dive deep with us as we uncover the local favourites and lesser-known Calgary attractions that paint a vibrant picture of a city gleaming with surprises.

 

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