This category covers family fun adventures, date nights, events, and much more things to do in and around Calgary! 

KID FRIENDLY HIKES

If you feel like the views of your walls are getting old, or that they are starting to close in around you, it might be time to get outside and experience Alberta's great wilderness, and if your family is new to hiking, you've found the right spot! 

Grassi Lakes

First up on our list is one of the most popular hikes and it's located in Canmore! This beautiful trail path is well maintained and heavily traversed making it easy for families of all ages to take on (stroller friendly when the snows melted) and if you've ever been on a good hike, you know one of the most rewarding feelings is getting to your destination and experiencing the views and sights to see! The Grassi Lakes trail will not disappoint! Once at the top, you'll find…

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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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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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We have a lot of clients ask...Real Estate Mobile Application

Do you have a mobile application for browsing homes in Calgary?

The short answer is YES We do!

But first and foremost, we do want to share that our site is mobile responsive and ready, so while we do have an official Calgary mobile real estate web app, our site is always fully usable on your mobile, table, and desktop devices. 

You can find the latest version of our Calgary Homes for Sale Real Estate App by clicking the highlighted text!  

Our mobile application allows you to browse a variety of custom searches, from open houses in Calgary, to luxury home searches, homes for sale near major landmarks, and much more! 

What is the cost of your mobile app? 

Our mobile app is free, and has been…

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Reviewing IFLY Calgary

We LOVE repping this city, so much so that we put it into our slogan ;) REPYYC just search #repyyc on social media to see how much great content we've put out featuring our incredible city! Our team put together an incredible year at our brokerage Re/Max First serving over 180 families throughout 2019 - and landing as the number one team in Re/Max First 6 times with many other top three finishes throughout the year! With big victories, comes big celebrations and we wanted told the team that sky diving was in the works! Unfortunately this was later in the year and nobody was interested in jumping out of a plane in the cold winter months, so we decided to visit the new Ifly sky diving simulator in Deerfoot City Calgary. 


Shot…

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The ART of mixing science and engineering, that's really what the Beakerhead event is all about, and if you haven't experienced it, we're going to suggest you make an effort to this year! Beakerhead is a 5 day festival that explodes into the streets of Calgary every September, a collection of 'installations' workshops and different programs that teach lessons on different topics throughout Calgary! 

Beakerhead Installations

beakerhead calgary

In the past we've seen everything from a giant fire breathing dragon, to a building that had large tentacles that were coming out of it, last year we had an older home near the Saddledome that was outfitted with hundreds of balloons on it, mirroring the Disney and Pixar classic UP! You'll also find other cool things like…

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April 2021 Update - New Retro Desktop Wallpapers

Calgary Wallpapers Retro

If you love REPPING your CITY like we do, you're in luck! We've just dropped our first edition of the REPYYC.com Calgary Wallpapers! 

Calgary Desktop Backgrounds

First things first, a classic scene that many are familiar with, especially if you've lived in western Canada for even one week during the summer, taken just outside of Calgary, once done editing, the team voted that we should definitely look at setting this up in a field for next summer, any local farmers in and around Calgary want to take us up on this? Word on the rural streets is that folks are getting pretty tired of the semi-truck side ads, and the masses are asking for change, this is our solution to making your…

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The Real Estate Partners Calgary Home Buyers Guide

Take a look at our comprehensive Calgary Real Estate Buyers Guide for new home buyers and experienced buyers as well, from impact partners to the steps you need to take in order to get the best home, we cover the essentials of how to buy a home with a top real estate agent in Calgary.  

Step 1: Get Pre-Approved For Your Mortgage 

Calgary Buyers

Not being approved is like trying to drive a car with a blindfold on… It is simply a recipe for disaster!
The word  "mortgage" truly sounds a lot scarier to people than it really is. Getting yourself pre-approved
for a mortgage really provides you with the ability to know how much you can afford when you're looking at
buying a home and ensures that you are in…

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Looking to beat the heat this summer (when it finally kicks in?) With your weekends already filling up with adventures, hikes, weddings and more, this POP UP water park is likely to make a splash... In your plans, if you've got kids who love the water, or you're a kid at heart! Stay tuned for more 'Things to do in and around Calgary' on our blog as we share more cool adventures for our followers to take on with their friends and families. 

Sylvan Lake Water Park

This Sylvan Lake water adventure is set to open in just 20 days for the pre-season.  The Weekend of June 15/16, 12pm-6pm and the Weekend of June 22/23, 12pm-6pm with the full Season opening on June 28 to Sept 02 with the hours being 11 am to 8pm. The perfect day getaway from Calgary or Edmonton Sylvan lake is…

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Calgary carries a high dependency on the oil and gas sector, this accounts for roughly 70% of businesses based in Calgary, this can mean high volatility and risk of bust-boom cycles that come and go with a natural resource like oil. Recently Calgary has been recovering from highs in 2012 due to Oil prices taking a nose dive. Residents in Calgary on average earn more than other cities in Canada with an average weekly take home pay of about $1150 per week, this compared to Toronto and Vancouver being $1015 and $950 respectively.

Calgary is considered one of the top business hubs in Canada and the top of Western Canada with over 100 head offices, our city is recognized as a global leader in Energy and Engineering. Calgary usually sees a GDP growth of…

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