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Aug. 26, 2020 | Tyler Difley

Four must-listen Canadian podcasts for beginner and veteran real estate investors

Whether you want to try your hand at real estate investing for the first time or you already own multiple properties, there's always room to learn new strategies and insights that could make you more successful. If you are looking to up your investment game, these four podcasts are a great place to start.

May 20, 2016 | Jamie Zachary

Five things about fire damage for landlords and renters

Tips on who is responsible and for what

The smoke continues to clear from the devastating wildfire in Fort McMurray, which, at one point, was estimated to be three times the size of Edmonton.

While it could still be weeks or even months before resident are able to return to the city, landlords and tenants will have questions before then. The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) is offering these five tips:

City of Airdrie senior planner Stephen Utz said land-use bylaw changes could allow secondary suites in most residential districts. Photo by Carl Patzel, for CREB®Now

March 11, 2016 | Cody Stuart

'A viable option'

Airdrie looks to improve acceptance of secondary suites with bylaw review

Calgary is not the only Alberta city tackling the controversial issue of secondary suites.

Airdrie is putting its current land-use bylaw under the microscope, meaning residents in that city could soon see changes to the way the suites are regulated.

Suites are currently allowed in just three neighbourhoods: Bayview, The Canals and Silver Creek. Under the proposed bylaws, the City would allow at least one secondary housing option (a basement suite, a garden suite separate lot unit, or a garage suite) in most residential districts, with the development authority having final say on appropriate usage of a secondary suite.

Jan. 28, 2016 | CREBNow

The low-down on condos in Alberta

CREB®Now sits down with Amelia Martin, Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta

Apartment-style condos often represent an entry point for homeownership to many Calgarians. As such, many of these first-time buyers will have questions before making one of the most important buying decisions in their life.

CREB®Now recently sat down with Amelia Martin, executive director for the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta, to get answers on everything from how to review a condo board's documents to knowing your rights as an investor.

CREB®Now: ?CPLEA recently unveiled a new resource (condolawalberta.ca) to help Albertans navigate through the buying and selling process. What are some of the common questions and concerns that this resource hopes to address?


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