Calgary Real Estate Blogs for sellers. If you're thinking about selling your Calgary Home, this real estate blog list will help you navigate selling your home and provide the best steps and information to help you explore the best experience in the Calgary real estate market. 

Calgary is a world-renowned winter city, and one of the best ways to enjoy the winter BEST RINKS IN CALGARYwonderland is by skating on one of the many outdoor rinks. There's nothing quite like lacing up your skates and taking a spin under the stars. 

You can find rinks scattered all over the city, so there's no excuse not to get outside for some fresh air and exercise. Skating is a great way to spend some time with friends or family, and it's a tradition for many Calgarians.

Whether you're a beginner skater or a seasoned pro, you're bound to fall in love with one of Calgary's outdoor rinks.

The 7 Best Outdoor Skating Rinks in Calgary

  1. Prairie Winds Park 
  2. Olympic Plaza 
  3. Bowness Park & Lagoon Ice Trail Lagoon 
  4. Thomson Family Park 
  5. Big Marlborough Park 

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Is there anything quite like spending a wholesome afternoon with mans best friend? 

Nobody likes closing the door as their pup stares longingly wondering when they’ll be back. dog friendly places in calgary

Luckily, you don’t have to because Calgary is an inclusive and dog-friendly city! 

There are plenty of dog-friendly activities, patios and green spaces in the city where your dog can tag along instead of being left at home. 

Calgary has one of the largest numbers of off-leash spaces in all of North America, we’re talking 1145 hectares! Within those areas, you’ll find a total of 157 public off-leash parks, and the city is always working to add more. That’s a lot of open space for you and your dog to enjoy! Since the city is so welcoming for dogs, you aren’t just confined…

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 We Break Down The Best Calgary Plumbers and Plumbing Services 

plumbers in calgary

Let’s face it, there’s never a good time to have a plumbing problem. Having the best plumbers in Calgary on speed dial is going to save you a massive headache.  There are many reliable Calgary plumbers to choose from who can assist you with a range of plumbing issues and services. Whether you are in an emergency and looking to fix a burst pipe, or you want to install new fixtures in your home, Calgary plumbers can handle it all. 

TL:DR Once you've read the article The only thing left to do? Call and get quotes from our list of the best plumbers in Calgary.

What Do Plumbers Do?

Sometimes consumers can get it mixed up, between electrical, hvac, and other systems that blend,…

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July 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Statistics and information provided courtesy of the Calgary Real Estate Board ® CREB

Latest Combined Calgary Real Estate Statistics: July 2022

  • Benchmark Price $540,000
  • Inventory 5,338
  • Sales to New Listings Ratio 71%
  • Months of Inventory/Supply  2.37 Months of supply (Down 18.0% Y/Y)

Year to Date Calgary Real Estate Statistics: July 2022

  • Benchmark Price $532,829
  • Sales to New Listings Ratio 73%
  • Months of Inventory/Supply  1.50 Months of supply (Down 36.0% Y/Y)

DOM = Number of Days on Market 

As of July 31st, 2022, the average number of days on market for all property types combined was 26 days (YTD) while the month of July saw an average DOM of 31.  

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Kitchen renovation horror stories can be found all over the internet these days.  From poor workmanship and unqualified contractors, to bad material, extended timelines and of course the worst, skyrocketing costs above your initial budgets. In this blog we aim to give you a better understanding of the costs involved in kitchen renovations, ways to save money, what to expect throughout the process, and some key tips to help ensure you're always on the right track. kitchen renovation costs in calgary

So what is actually the average kitchen renovation cost in Calgary?

 For an average Calgary home, you can expect the following numbers for a kitchen renovation project:

   If we're looking at it from a cost per sq ft basis, typically you should expect to be spending somewhere between…

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June 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Another month of economic pressures pushing interest rates up continues to put a damper on the once HOT 2022 Calgary real estate market. Sales from June of last calgary real estate stats year are down 2.5% Y/Y, however prices remain consistent with benchmark prices still remaining nearly solid double digits (above) last year, almost across the board, with apartments just under at 9.8% up from last years prices. 

“As expected, higher interest rates are starting to have an impact on home sales. This is helping shift the market toward more balanced conditions and taking some of the pressure off prices,” said CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “While we are starting to see some transition, it is important to note that in…

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Not only is Calgary the most livable city in Canada, it's actually the most livable city in North America!That's according to a recent release by the Economic Intelligence Unit landing Calgary in at #3 in the entire world! 


How did Calgary rank in each category? Enjoy our candid take on this big news for the city while we explore the results and data points. 

most livable city in canada

Stability

Calgary scored a total of 95 on the stability ranking, putting us in a tie with Toronto and 5 points ahead of Vancouver. Guess the Canucks Stanley cup riot is still punishing the city, maybe the EIU is waiting for the Canucks to be good again to test whether the city has actually changed? Go Flames Go. 

Prevalence of petty crime 

Prevalence of violent crime

Threat…

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If you are looking to sell your house, there are many questions you may not yet have answers to like ‘when was my house built?’ and ‘who built my house?'. Knowing the history of your home is important to buyers who are often interested in every detail about the property that they are buying. how old is my house

Before closing the sale on your home, you may need to do some research to determine its age so that the buyer can be more informed. We will go through the steps for how to find out when a house was built and who constructed it.

How Old Is My House?

Determining when your house was built can seem like a complicated and daunting process. Uncovering the history of a home you are interested in buying can also leave you scratching your head. With a little effort…

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May 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

We're all watching the news, increasing interest rates, gas prices are through the roof, inflation is at all time highs, and there seems to be no end in sight, what does this meanMAY 2022 REAL ESTATE CALGARY for buyers and sellers looking to make a move in the Calgary real estate market? First off and foremost, if you haven't locked in rates with a mortgage broker or your bank, you're now in a position where your money simply won't go as far as it once would, but as the market continues to increase with inventory along with declines in sales, we're likely to see a real estate market that reflects the other major markets in our economy. 

We saw a decrease of over 9% in sales from last month, new listings came down 6% from last…

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April 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

While Calgary real estate saw an all time record high for sales in the month of March this year, it definitely slowed down in April, despite this, we saw a year over year increase of 6% in sales thisAPRIL 2022 REAL ESTATE CALGARY month, our new listing count continues to be down year over year as well but only 2.1% presently while inventory remains a persistent factor in this market down over 20% year over year.  From the Calgary Real Estate Board HQ  “Despite some of the monthly pullback, it is important to note that sales remain exceptionally strong and are likely being limited due to supply choice in the market,” said CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “While further rate increases will likely start to dampen demand later this…

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