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Feb. 11, 2013 | CREBNow

SPURring Revitalization

The community of Kingsland is in the midst of a pilot project co-funded by The City of Calgary and the Kingsland Community Association (KCA) to spruce up the neighbourhood.

Supporting Partnerships for Urban Reinvestment, or SPUR, is an initiative that sees the public and the City working together with the goal of improving public spaces and quality of life for residents living in overlooked spaces.

Jan. 21, 2013 | CREBNow

Bowness and Montgomery

Originally individual town sites, the Calgary communities of Bowness and Montgomery today have become two of the city's most established neighbourhoods.

In 1911, when entrepreneur John Hextall registered subdivision plans for the framework of a village along the banks of the Bow River, little did he know that village would become one of Calgary's most beloved communities.

Jan. 09, 2013 | Cody Stuart

Mayor Nenshi to Revisit Secondary Suites Issue

According to a Calgary Housing Company poll, 84 per cent of Calgarians supported the development of new secondary suites.

After falling short of his goal of legalized secondary suites across the city last year, Mayor Naheed Nenshi is making another attempt at pushing the issue forward.

In a year-end interview on CTV, Mayor Nenshi said that finding a more tenable resolution to the issue is still an important goal.

Jan. 08, 2013 | CREBNow

Living on the Edge

There is probably a marijuana grow-op in your Calgary neighbourhood, no matter where you live, according to police statistics. Pam Lavers, a resident of Edgemont, has faced this issue not once but three times.

Lavers discovered a house in her neighbourhood had been a meth lab and then became a marijuana grow-op on two separate occasions. It was owned by someone who lives outside of Canada, making it difficult to hold the owner accountable for the illegal activity going on inside.

Jan. 08, 2013 | CREBNow

Peace Bridge Takes Sixth in World's Top Public Spaces

Calgary's Peace Bridge has been ranked as one of the world's top 10 public spaces of 2012 by an international architecture publication.

"The intent was to build a functional bridge for pedestrians and cyclists that would be special for Calgary and become apiece of infrastructure recognized around the world," said Gordon Stewart, director of the City's Transportation infrastructure.

Dec. 11, 2012 | CREBNow

12.12.12: 12 Safety Tips for REALTORS®

1. Provide family, friends and colleagues with a detailed schedule when leaving for a showing. Ex: Property addresses, expected time of return, etc.
2. Always carry a mobile phone and ensure that you can get to it easily if in an emergency. Use mobile applications such as Guardly or program emergency contacts on speed dial.

Dec. 10, 2012 | CREBNow

A Heritage Park Christmas


Nov. 22, 2012 | CREBNow

Long Road Ahead for Young Adults

"Today's youth are growing up in an era of complexity and uncertainty. Changes have delayed, or even destroyed, the landmarks that once signaled a transition from one phase of life to another."

The dream is to own a home. You work really hard to graduate college or to learn a trade and then you save up enough for a down payment on your first home, sounds simple enough. However, buying a home gets tricky. If you live in Calgary it's a challenging task, becoming more challenging in the last five years or so.

Oct. 26, 2012 | CREBNow

Haunted Calgary: Outbreak

Since 1987, the Campbell family in the Calgary community of Rocky Ridge has been transforming their home into a veritable cornucopia of Halloween scares while raising money for a good cause.

"It started just as a way to keep kids entertained on the street and then within the first couple years I was known at the school as a witch," said Myrna Campbell laughing. "Every year it grows bigger and bigger and more and more. More elaborate, more details."

Oct. 11, 2012 | CREBNow

CREBnow: A Day of Giving

CREBNow is taking over.

Have you ever donated or thought about donating blood?

On December 3rd 2012 CREBnow is joining forces with Canadian Blood Services to give the ultimate holiday gift - blood.

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