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As the benefits of year-round recreation and leisure become ever more pronounced – including physical health, emotional and mental well-being, community connection and overall quality of life – Calgary developers are working to ensure active living is accessible across the city. “We have seen this in all our communities, but especially in Seton with the […]

4/18/2019 7:00:58 AM

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) recently announced the election of Cliff Stevenson as vice-president of its board of directors. “I’m very thankful for the trust from my fellow directors,” said Stevenson. “With a great executive and a fantastic board of directors, I’m really excited to get more work done for the membership.” Stevenson served […]

4/18/2019 7:00:49 AM

Calgary’s parks offer something for just about everyone, including people who love to stay fit. The City currently has 22 parks with permanent outdoor fitness equipment, and a pilot project last summer saw temporary equipment set up in three additional communities on a rotating basis. The idea was to judge the potential interest for a […]

4/18/2019 7:00:35 AM

Bigger might not always be better, but five of Calgary’s largest recreation centres are proving that when you combine size with quality, variety and a focus on serving the community, it’s a winning combination. Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge Located in northwest Calgary, the 287,000-square-foot facility features a full aquatic centre with wave pool […]

4/18/2019 7:00:01 AM

When you’re moving, it can be hard to think outside the boxes – where to get them, what to put in them and where to store them. It adds up to extra stress in an already stressful time, which could explain why storage locker rentals are on the rise. “Self storage is about simplifying and […]

4/12/2019 7:00:53 AM

Everything was overflowing everywhere, Jodie Tilley says, as she stands in the open-concept main floor of her 2,500-square-foot duplex in Richmond-Knob Hill. “My life was unmanageable in this house,” she said. “My dining table was a dumping ground, and lots of the house was unusable because of the clutter. It didn’t feel like a home […]

4/12/2019 7:00:46 AM

Housing affordability was centre stage when the federal government announced the new First-Time Home Buyer Incentive program as part of their 2019 budget, and it promises to be a big campaign issue this fall. The program represents a major step towards bridging the affordability gap facing many first-time homebuyers. The introduction in recent years of […]

4/12/2019 7:00:37 AM

With its tranquil canal system and ample green space, the town of Strathmore is an oasis outside the bustle of the big city. Yet, it’s only 40 kilometres east of Calgary’s downtown core, making it an ideal commuter community. “I would really consider that one of our amenities, being so close to Calgary,” said Strathmore […]

4/12/2019 7:00:30 AM

Much like Calgary, the bedroom community of Chestermere didn’t escape the real estate market pitfalls of 2018. However, some experts say that the worst is over, predicting that as the spring of 2019 takes root, sunnier days lie ahead. “We’ve really got some great opportunities now, there are so many undervalued areas and properties,” said […]

4/12/2019 7:00:24 AM

Spring is the time for cleaning up after the drab days of winter, but a good clean-up is also key to selling a home quickly and at the right price. Elizabeth Morgan, a REALTOR® with MaxWell Capital Realty, says if a home is cluttered or dirty, or has dated decor or furnishings, people can’t picture […]

4/12/2019 7:00:18 AM

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