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CREB® CEO Alan Tennant holds a photo of his first home, a Falconridge bungalow purchased in 1981.
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May 06, 2021 | Alan Tennant

My First Home: Alan Tennant, CREB® CEO

By CREB® CEO Alan Tennant (as told to Terence Leung)


I remember being 23 years old. The year was 1981. I was a Medicine Hat banker with my new wife, Rona, and a new job in Calgary, staring down a brand-new, three-bedroom, one-bathroom bungalow. Oh, and a mortgage to pay.

We had two cars (with no garage to put them in) and no way of knowing that four years later, mortgage rates would hit a whopping 18 per cent.

We asked the question many people do now when they contemplate their first home purchase: can we afford it?

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Jan. 10, 2020 | Barb Livingstone

The road ahead: Industry experts predict what 2020 might hold for Calgary real estate

Alan Tennant - CREB® CEO


There is nothing to indicate a major shift in the current
trajectory. I see cautious optimism among the development sector – they are not overbuilding in any sector – and that is a healthy sign. It comes down to consumer confidence. We have two elections behind us, which could have been destabilizing but weren't.

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Dec. 18, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

What they said in 2019: Industry experts share their thoughts on the year that was in Calgary real estate

Alan Tennant - CREB® CEO


The reality of our current market is it's the new normal and there is no reason to sit and wait for it to change. It is not a terrible market, it does have its good aspects.

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April 17, 2019 | Tyler Difley

Calgary REALTOR® elected vice-president of Canadian Real Estate Association

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) recently announced the election of Cliff Stevenson as vice-president of its board of directors.

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Jan. 02, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

What they said in 2018

Some of the city's housing market experts share their thoughts on Calgary real estate in 2018 and what might lie ahead.


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