Stories Tagged - Government of Alberta
March 20, 2020 | Barb Livingstone
That deposit is generally five per cent of a home's total value for a purchase of less than $500,000, but it can be as high as 20 per cent for a $1-million-plus home. Those funds are a pre-construction commitment to the builder to take that condo or single-family home off the market. That money also gets put toward your eventual down payment.
Jan. 31, 2020 | Gerald Vander Pyl
Jan. 10, 2020 | Gerald Vander Pyl
May 08, 2019 | Barb Livingstone
However, that all hinges on the new United Conservative Party (UCP) government following through on its campaign promises.
Jan. 23, 2019 | Barb Livingstone
Oct. 14, 2016 | Barb Livingstone
Before Calgarians step into a voting booth to elect a new city council a year from now, there could be a whole new ball game of city governance over everything from land assessments to affordable housing and even new taxing powers.
New city charters originally proposed in 2014, and only recently made available for public feedback, are intended to give new powers and responsibilities to Alberta's two largest municipalities. They may affect Calgarians on everything from residential speed limits and fines, environmental protection, integration of land-use and transportation strategies and investment to civic administrative efficiencies that stretch from council roles to establishment of bylaw tribunals.
And there will almost certainly be changes that impact the homebuilding industry, and ultimately homebuyers.
April 10, 2014 | CREBNow
The list of projects has been submitted for provincial funding, but councillors are requesting city administrators categorize the list into musthaves and nice-to-haves.