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July 17, 2012 | Cody Stuart

You Can Always Go Downtown

Centre City gets a passing grade from Calgarians

In a perception survey undertaken by the City of Calgary, 86 per cent of Calgarians feel the Centre City has improved or stayed the same over the last 12 months.
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July 12, 2012 | CREBNow

Where All The Lights Are Bright

Report tags Uptown 17th Avenue with highest retail rents in Calgary

Colliers International has dubbed Calgary's Uptown 17th Avenue the city's most expensive street to rent on.

The commercial real estate company took a look at top retail corridors around the world including New York's Fifth Avenue, Hong Kong's Queen's Road Central, London's Old Bond Street and the Champs-Elysées in Paris in a Global Retail Streets survey.
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July 12, 2012 | CREBNow

A Changing Market

A spurt in Calgary's population growth, plus a strong economy and rising home prices is starting to make its mark on the city's rental vacancy and in turn could mean changes for the housing market.

The average apartment vacancy rate in Alberta's urban centres decreased from 4.7 per cent to three per cent between April 2011 and April 2012, according to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).
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July 05, 2012 | CREBNow

A Tale of One City

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July 05, 2012 | CREBNow

The Importance of New Calgarians

It's a well known fact that immigration has significant importance for economic growth, which also affects housing demand. According to recent statistics, Calgary's population has increased by nearly 30,000 over the past year – resulting in a population of 1,120,225. This is a considerable factor that affects the housing market in several important ways.

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July 05, 2012 | CREBNow

Calgary's Sandstone Statesman

Historic McDougall Centre thrives under many transformations

While you may not believe it today, Calgary was once known as the "Sandstone City" for its prevalent sandstone buildings constructed during the late 1800s.

As time passed, old was replaced with new and few of those elegant sandstone structures remain as evidence of the Sandstone City that was. One of those historical markers is the McDougall School building covering an entire block on 4th Avenue and 7th Street in downtown Calgary.
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July 05, 2012 | Cody Stuart

Fly Away Home

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July 05, 2012 | CREBNow

'Amazing Opportunity' for Cochrane Quarry Site

Heading west on Highway 1A, travellers descending into Cochrane down the 'Big Hill' are greeted with a stunning mountain vista slightly marred by a very large gravel lot right in the middle of town.

Between 1964 and 1988, the area was home to Domtar, a wood treatment facility who, according to the Cochrane Eagle newspaper, used a tar/creosote mixture consisting of semi-volatile polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and pentachlorophenol to treat to railway ties leading to the contamination of the soil.
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July 05, 2012 | CREBNow

Considering Buying a Revenue Property?

As a REALTOR®, I get asked all kinds of questions when it comes to homebuying. Not everyone is buying a home for themselves; some people are looking to expand their investment portfolio so are interested in purchasing homes as a revenue property. Working on this type of investment property is rewarding and challenging for both you and your REALTOR® who will work with you on the marketing and selection of the revenue property.

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July 05, 2012 | CREBNow

REALTORS Build Hope

Every June for the past 14 years, CREB® Charitable Foundation has gathered people from all walks of life to come out and golf for a good cause — raising money for projects in Calgary and surrounding areas.

This year, over 200 REALTORS®, sponsors, community members, volunteers and donors took part in a fun-filled day at Valley Ridge Golf Club complete with prizes and live and silent auction items.

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