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Calgary Sun’s article on the state of Calgary Housing

Calgary’s housing market is Goldilocks’ dream — not too hot, not too cold, just comfortably right in between. That’s the essence of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) Housing Market Assessment (HMA) report for the first quarter of 2018. The HMA is determined by assessing four factors that identify the level of vulnerability of 15 individual housing markets across the country and Canada as a whole. The factors are: 1: Overheating (when demand outpaces supply); 2: Sustained price acceleration…

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Calgary Sun’s assessment on the state of Calgary Housing

Calgary’s housing market is Goldilocks’ dream — not too hot, not too cold, just comfortably right in between. That’s the essence of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) Housing Market Assessment (HMA) report for the first quarter of 2018. The HMA is determined by assessing four factors that identify the level of vulnerability of 15 individual housing markets across the country and Canada as a whole. The factors are: 1: Overheating (when demand outpaces supply); 2: Sustained price acceleration…

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Make a date to watch the blue moon from your rental apartment

Its a once in a lifetime event.  Make a date to watch the Blue Moon on January 31st from your rental apartment.  The how to guide is here.https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/blue-moon-lunar-eclipse-1.4502210 It promises to be exciting and memorable.  A truly once in a lifetime experience.  One you will be talking about till the day you die.  Join me and all the others with their eyes glued to the heavens as mankind has done in awe for posterity. Share your pictures as I will…

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Calgary jobs are coming back

According to the CBC news today, Calgary jobs are coming back but applicants have to be flexible in their approach and skill level and to accept less pay than the traditionally lucrative jobs in the oil and gas sector.  In the long run, this makes our economy more robust and offers more trajectories to growth.  Entrepreneurs have more avenues to pursue to success.    

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Renting an apartment in downtown Calgary

Renting an apartment in downtown Calgary is fairly easy nowadays as there is sufficient vacancy to satisfy demand.  However, with the price of oil increasing, I wonder if supply will tighten as the economy improves. As a matter of strategy, I think if you are renting an apartment in downtown Calgary it may be an idea strategically to find your dream apartment now while you can.  

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Downtown Calgary rental apartments and their amenities

I was looking at downtown Calgary rental apartments and their amenities and Westview Heights fares very well by comparison.  We offer a big indoor pool, a large fitness room, washer and dryer on each floor, fob security, LRT a block away, a large rental office on the premises, three elevators, a large lobby and meeting area, and finally a grocery store and daycare on the ground floor. Some downtown Calgary rental apartments offer pets wash, car wash, yoga room, etc. …

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Rental apartments in SW Calgary are great for transit and amenities

Would you agree that rental apartments in SW Calgary are great for transit and amenities? Calgary is the best Canadian city to drive in, according to a global ranking system devised by a German auto parts retailer. The rankings come from kfzteile24, which evaluated 100 major cities worldwide, including five in Canada. Calgary ranked 10th overall, just behind Munich, Germany, and just ahead of Bern, Switzerland. Montreal ranked 13th followed by Toronto at 14th, while Ottawa came in at 22nd…

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