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(Logo courtesy of Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre Society)

Jan. 20, 2022 | Tyler Difley

Housing Heroes: Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre Society

The Calgary Drop-In Centre (DI) has been a refuge and valuable resource for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness for more than 60 years. During that time, “the largest shelter in North America” has gone through several evolutions to become the housing-focused shelter it is today – dedicated to helping people overcome obstacles to housing and escape the cycle of homelessness for good.

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation's latest 50/50 raffle is now open, with ticket sales ending on Feb. 6.

Jan. 18, 2022 | Tyler Difley

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation kicks off 2022 with winter 50/50 raffle

Tickets are now available for CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation’s first 50/50 Cash Raffle of 2022, with all proceeds going to local non-profit organizations that provide housing and shelter to those who need it most.

(Cody Stuart / CREB®Now)

Jan. 13, 2022 | Cody Stuart

Calgary property assessments up six per cent for typical home in 2022

The average Calgary homeowner will see an increase in the assessed value of their property this year.

Alpine Park is one of several new Calgary communities that are in various stages of development heading into 2022. (Courtesy of Dream Unlimited)

Jan. 11, 2022 | Tyler Difley

Seven new Calgary communities to watch in 2022

Calgary is constantly growing – both upwards and outwards – so it’s no surprise there are several new communities in the works across the city as we enter the new year.

The McHugh House is notable for its distinctive Queen Anne Revival design. (Courtesy of the City of Calgary)

Jan. 06, 2022 | Tyler Difley

Historical Home Spotlight: McHugh House

Year of Construction: 1896

Address: 102 17th Ave. S.W.

Community: Beltline

Architectural Style: Queen Anne Revival

Housing Market Stats

Jan. 04, 2022 | CREB

December 2021: a record year for home sales

Thanks to exceptionally high sales in December, 2021 was a record year for home sales. Calgary sales reached 27,686 units this year, nearly 72 per cent higher than last year and over 44 per cent higher than the 10-year average.

The Olympic Plaza skating rink is a wintery oasis in the heart of downtown. (Cody Stuart / CREB®Now)

Dec. 16, 2021 | Cody Stuart

Calgarians flock to Olympic Plaza for cold-weather fun

With darkness setting in early and COVID-19 still putting many parents in the difficult position of trying to occupy their children in safe ways – often outdoors – the local rink has served as oasis of activity on many cold, dark nights.

Photo Courtesy of Kailen Pocsai

Dec. 14, 2021 | Tyler Difley

CREB® Scholars: Kailen Pocsai

Kailen Pocsai was the recipient of CREB®’s 75th Anniversary Undergraduate Award in 2020, helping him to continue pursuing his passion for real estate and finish his degree a year early.

HomeSpace Society’s Emily Campbell (from left) and Wendy Cundall with CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation chair Murray Scotton and CREB® communications director Jason Yule. (Cody Stuart / CREB®Now)

Dec. 09, 2021 | Tyler Difley

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation featured in REALTORS Care® article series

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) recently spoke with CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation Chair Murray Scotton for an article in CREA's REALTORS Care® series, which highlights the generosity and inspiring stories of REALTORS® across Canada.

Installing Christmas lights can be fraught with danger without the right precautions. (Getty Images)

Dec. 08, 2021 | Tyler Difley

Four Christmas light safety tips to avoid falls, fires and shocks

As Clark Griswold’s experience in “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” illustrates, installing Christmas lights can be fraught with danger without the right precautions.

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