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The idea of purchasing a home can sometimes be daunting. If you have bad credit, getting started with the process of buying a home can be an even tougher task to accomplish. 

HOW TO BUY A HOUSE WITH BAD CREDITIf you have bad credit, getting started with the process of buying your first home can seem especially difficult. There are ways of buying a home, and getting the loan that you need, even if you have a poor credit score. Bad credit home loans have been established and are available for those that qualify for them. This means that your credit score may not be as big of an obstacle that you think it is for purchasing a home.

This article will go over how to get a mortgage with bad credit, what you need to know about your credit score, what you need to qualify for a home loan, and…

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Cell Phone With the launch of 5G in Canada back in September 2020 and the recent announcement of Rogers looking to acquire Shaw Cable, the 'big three' providers of Telus, Rogers, and Bell seem to be gaining more traction and control over the cell phone market, Many consumers are speaking out against the latest proposed Shaw acquisition to the competition bureau of Canada, citing that this is just further strengthening the stranglehold that the big three have over consumers and their limited options. Shaw was seen as an outlier and disruptor in the cellular space, forcing price wars with their freedom mobile data plans.

If the proposed plan goes through, Rogers will be investing over $2.5 billion throughout western Canada to build a bigger 5G network,…

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Calgary is amongst one of the most famous cities of Canada, in fact, it is ranked as one of the top cities to live in the entire world. Host to the world famous Stampede, it's one of the biggest events that has transformed and impacted the cities popularity, Calgary was put on the map globally when it hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics.

real estate partners young professionals realtorEconomically the city is in a major push to diversify its economy, however it is still one of the top players in the oil and gas sector. The cities population surpasses the one million mark and is only growing. 

Before you move to Calgary, take a few minutes to get informed about the city! This article reveals various aspects of this wonderful living areas for young professionals. Calgary is a beautiful city and has a…

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Where you opt to live in Calgary depends on your preferences and specific needs. In this article, you will get an outline of the best neighbourhoods for anyone who is new in this city. Calgary is indeed one of the most dynamic cities in the entire world that offers plenty of options Top Neighbourhoodsfrom first time home buyer single family homes to luxury penthouse condominiums in the downtown core, to gorgeous acreage properties that hug the perimeter of the city. However, the bulk of homes in Calgary are single detached rather than high-rise multi-storey buildings and as a result there is quite a bit of urban sprawl seen throughout meaning the diversity between communities and their amenities and offerings is quite dynamic.

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Highest Priced Homes in CalgaryThe word "Expensive" by definition is something (costing a lot of money) That term is truly relative for each individual home buyer, someone with a net worth of $20,000,000 may not consider a home priced $3,000,000 as expensive, while a first time home buyer just emerging into the workforce and real estate industry may view homes priced over $750,000 as too expensive. Nonetheless, we've put together a dynamic list of the most expensive (AKA highest priced) homes for sale in Calgary and surrounding areas including Chestermere, Okotoks, Cochrane and Airdrie.

2020 Real Estate Highest Selling Listing Statistics. 

Calgarys highest priced home sale in 2020 was a property for over $4,000,000

Airdries highest priced sale for a detached home in 2020…

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One of Calgary's most popular destinations, Kensington features a large collection of trendy businesses including boutique shops, incredible restaurants, pubs with outdoor patios, some great coffee spots, very similar to Inglewood with it's own style and flavour. 

Kensington neighbourhood

~ Image Description: Much like every other trendy and emerging neighbourhood in North America, Kensington features some incredible street art. ~

Our neighbourhood guide is built to give you an idea of this revitalization zone, which primarily runs along 10th Street Northwest and throughout Kensington Road. 

Kensington Neighbourhood Guide
  1. Kensington Introduction
  2. Real Estate in Kensington
  3. Lifestyle and Living in Kensington
  4. Schools in Kensington
  5. Events in Kensington

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You can expect great things if you’re considering moving to Calgary. With a population of 1.4 million people, it is one of Canada’s largest city, rich with culture and entertainment. Not only that, but according to The Global Liveability Index 2019, Calgary is the world’s fifth most livable city – and for good reasons. With a relatively low crime rate, excellent sanitation, and a diverse social scene to partake in, Calgary is a place anyone can happily call home.

Reasons to move to Calgary

Here are the top reasons to move to Calgary. 

  1. Low Cost of Living
  2. Close To Other Attractive Destinations
  3. Affordable Real Estate
  4. Excellent Job Opportunities
  5. Always Plenty To Do
  6. A Sense Of Community

Low Cost of Living

Calgary is one of North America’s cheapest…

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Calgary Insurance

How Does Fault Work in Calgary Home Insurance?

Please note, while we have done extensive research for this article, we are not licensed to provide any professional advice for any insurance matter, we believe this information to be reliable, but always recommend that you consult a professional insurance advisor who is licensed to trade in insurance, for any and all matters or advice on insurance.

For many consumers, the concept of auto insurance fault is pretty clear.

For example, if a driver runs a stop sign and gets in an accident, they're likely to be deemed at fault for running the stop sign. Fortunately your insurance covers this mistake, and both parties will typically be covered by the at fault parties insurance. In most…

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Local Calgary Non Profit

Origin: May 1976 Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary Association for Senior Citizens  was established and registered as a non-profit entity in Alberta. While in 2015, the non profit  Updated their name and logo to "Bishop O’Byrne Housing Association"  Now, newly renamed in the summer of 2020, "Forward Housing"

This non profit organization grew, and was founded upon the incredibly hard working and dedicated, Roman Catholic community in Calgary that was setup to support the low income senior population around 40 years ago. In 2013, Forward Housing opened a new residence in Bridgeland called Columbus Place, and since then their spectrum of affordable housing solutions has truly grown with a highly anticipated…

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If you've recently been on the hunt for a date night that is a "throwback ode to the quintessential dining experience felt in New York City during the 1930's and 1940's" you've oddly and specifically found the right place. But in all seriousness, if great dining, incredible service, and Jazz music are something you've long desired, we have THE spot for you!

Westman Village Restaurant Review

Your Next Date Night in Mahogany. 

Alvin's Jazz Club in Westman Village

Often home owners in south east communities like Cranston or Auburn Bay think that a unique dining experience with live music means a long trek to Stephen Ave, 17th, or to trendy communities like Inglewood. Fortunately the recent development in Mahogany (and Seton as well) have seen a major increase in commercial…

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