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June 25, 2021 | Tyler Difley

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation pledges $300,000 to HomeSpace Society for affordable housing project

The CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation has announced that non-profit real estate developer and property manager HomeSpace Society is the recipient of its 2021 Legacy Grant in support of local housing and shelter initiatives.
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June 24, 2021 | Natalie Noble

Sierra Place office-to-affordable-housing conversion aims to set high standard for downtown revitalization projects

The conversion of Sierra Place, the downtown office tower that formerly housed Dome Petroleum, into 82 affordable housing units is set to increase vibrancy in Calgary's core.

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April 28, 2021 | Natalie Noble

Year one of COVID-19 pandemic brought sweeping changes to Calgary real estate and the way business is done

Whatever "new normal" is coming, the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped many aspects of the real estate industry in Calgary and across Canada. From changes to the way homes are built, bought and sold, to shifts in buyer priorities and the economic forces at play, it's been a wild ride for REALTORS®, builders, homebuyers and everyone in between.

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March 19, 2021 | Sara Elkadri

Calgary and area REALTOR® community to invest $300,000 in the creation of new housing options

The CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2021 Legacy Grant in support of local housing and shelter initiatives.

Through the investment of local REALTORS®, $300,000 is available in this year's Legacy Grant for non-profit organizations working to solve complex needs around housing and shelter.

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Oct. 19, 2020 | Tyler Difley

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation announces 2020 grant recipients

After a four-month application and selection process, the CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation has officially announced the recipients of its 2020 Community and Transformation grants.
Horizon Housing’s 210-unit Horizon View in Glamorgan is Calgary’s largest affordable housing development built in the last decade.
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July 27, 2020 | Natalie Noble

COVID-19 pandemic highlights Calgary's need for affordable housing

Now that the phrase "go home and stay home" has become 2020's mantra, the importance of affordable housing in Calgary is greater than ever. After all, what does "stay home" mean for those do not have a home or live in unhealthy conditions?

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Nov. 20, 2019 | Cody Stuart

National Housing Day highlights importance of affordable housing

Nov. 22 is National Housing Day, a valuable reminder of the urgent need for more affordable housing in and around Calgary.

According to Habitat for Humanity, one in five Canadians is currently living in housing that is unsafe or unaffordable, with Calgary ranking as one of the most difficult cities for low-income earners to live in.

REIN’s inaugural University Effect: A Report for Rental Housing Providers illustrates how university campuses positively influence real estate rents, sale prices, home values and investment potential.
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Nov. 13, 2019 | Mario Toneguzzi

REIN reports suggest location should be top of mind for Calgary investment-property buyers

If you've decided to purchase a residential property as an investment, there are a few things you should first consider.

One consideration is whether it's a good time to buy, and the good news is that the market appears to be ripe for investment.

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Jan. 10, 2018 | CREBNow

Two sides of the story

December sales activity rises again, but so does supply

Sales activity for all product types improved in December and pushed monthly sales to long-term averages for the second month in a row.

However, new listings also rose, keeping inventory elevated compared to typical levels for December. With more supply remaining compared to sales, benchmark prices edged down for the fifth consecutive month.

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