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Calgary Communities

Discover affordable Calgary communities with growth potential!

Read why SW Calgary communities and Calgary NW communities are consistently chosen as the best neighbourhoods in Calgary to live in.

 

Found 13 blog entries about Calgary Communities.

Calgary Haunted Houses Worth Visiting This Halloween!

With the eerie chills of autumn in the midst, signs of the nearing Halloween is evident in the air. It’s that time of the year when spooky stories of ghosts, gruesome events and paranormal come alive. Children prepare their masks and costumes for the Trick or Treat and/or Halloween party.

Haunted Houses in Calgary - Calgary Real EstateBut how eerie could it be if the Halloween party is held in one of the haunted houses in Calgary? Most of these houses are converted already to venues for public gatherings or sites to reminisce historical events. The more-than-a-century-old city of Calgary has several known haunted houses. Let’s take a look at some of these unique houses in Calgary worth visiting.

According to some sources, these are the most…
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Search Calgary Homes in These Top Rated Calgary Communities

Calgary was nominated as the fifth most livable city in the world in 2015, and as such, offers a lot of beautiful lifestyle features to those who are looking for the best Calgary real estate. Avenue Magazine, in partnership with Leger Marketing, recently released their list of best neighbourhoods in Calgary to live in.

Best Calgary Neighbourhoods - Downtown CalgaryThe criteria used in ranking the 178 Calgary communities include walkability, real estate prices, access to pathways and parks, crime statistics and such others. The survey also highlighted what families found most desirable as well as those currently renting in these Calgary neighbourhoods.

According to Avenue Magazine, most of the people surveyed prefer their neighbourhoods…
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Are You Searching for Affordable Homes in Calgary?

When you’re thinking of buying a house or any Calgary property, you’ll definitely be delighted when you come across one that is relatively affordable and has great growth potential.

Most Affordable Calgary Neighbourhoods with Great Growth Potential For those planing to move and buy a residential property, there’s a large selection of homes for sale in Calgary for you to choose from. MoneySense.ca, Canada's top personal finance website, recently released a list of the top Calgary communities that you should consider for your next home purchase.

Here are the top 10 most affordable Calgary neighbourhoods with the lowest average home prices, but with great growth potential, according to MoneySense:


No. 1: Deer Ridge (Southeast)          View Homes for Sale in Deer
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Have You Considered These Calgary Neighbourhoods?

The city of Calgary's population has grown tremendously over the past 15 years and still remains a desirable place to live. Having been the leader of the economic boom in Canada over the past 5 years, Calgary continues to offer an unbeatable lifestyle in a clean and peaceful city. In fact, Calgary placed 5th in the 2015 World’s Most Livable Cities report recently released by The Economist.

Most Family Friendly Calgary Communities - Downtown CalgaryFamilies relocating to Calgary will find an abundance of cultural and lifestyle options available in the many Calgary communities located throughout the four quadrants of the city: NW, SW, NE & SE Calgary. Since a significant part of starting a family is finding a safe and convenient neighbourhood, it is worth…
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Calgary Census Confirms Continued Population Growth

The recently released 2015 City of Calgary census report revealed the population increased 2.99% to 1,230,915 this year from last year’s 1,195,194, adding 35,721 more Calgarians. It marked another year of robust growth for the city, making it attractive for those planning to relocate. Covering the period from April 2014 to April 2015, the Calgary census results are used for the city's strategic planning.

Growing New Calgary Communities

2015 City of Calgary Census - Population Growth Benefits New Calgary Communities

Leading the population growth of all the Calgary communities was the northwest Calgary community of Evanston, with an increase of 2,853 this year. Please visit Evanston Homes for Sale to browse real estate listing and read more about what this community…
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The greatest gift parents could ever give their child is an education. Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Interestingly enough, parents today are still particular in deciding which school is best for their child and find ways to get them there. However, not all are privileged enough to be able to enrol in the schools they prefer.

Nelson Mandela Education Quote - Best Private Schools in Calgary There are two options in choosing a school, that is, whether a private or a public school. In Canada at present, it is not unusual for affluent Canadians to send their children to public schools. In fact, only 8% of the whole Canadian student population are in private schools.

Historically, private education in the Canadian Prairies was once denoted

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One of the Most Family Friendly Communities in Calgary


Originally named New Discovery, the beautiful community of Discovery Ridge was established on a piece of real estate formerly referred to as Jackson's Valley, located west of 69th Street S.W and south of Glenmore Trail, in the southwest quadrant of Calgary. Discovery Ridge - Calgary Lifestyle CommunityThis lifestyle community is surrounded with natural areas – from the original trees and open space retained by the developers to the nearby Griffith Woods Park, a City of Calgary designated Special Protection Natural Environment Park with the Elbow River winding through it.

Discovery Ridge is a mid-sized community with a population of only 4,462 people and 1,195 families. It offers a unique and serene style of living within the city limits.

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Find The Best Calgary Homes in These Top Calgary Communities

The main factors people consider in choosing a place to live are its lifestyle choices and job opportunities. This is true for Alberta’s largest city, Calgary which is headquarters for many major oil and gas companies. Over the years the vibrant arts and culture scene has blossomed, with the city hosting many unique events that continue to attract a diversified cross-section of people.

 

Downtown Calgary - Best Calgary Neighbourhoods for Real Estate AppreciationCalgary has remained a desirable place to live and work despite the recent drop in oil prices. Continued concerns about the Calgary real estate market have affected consumer confidence to some degree. The city's growth and economic diversity has proven its resilience and versatility despite recent job

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Aspen Woods is One of the Most Desirable Calgary Communities

1)   This newer Calgary community has mostly luxury homes with some townhouses and apartment style condos

2)   Ross Pavl is a top Calgary Realtor® that sells Calgary luxury homes in Aspen Woods Calgary

3)   Growth from 2006-2012 was 487.0% - The biggest population change in ward 6 making it a very desirable neighborhood

4)   Do you like to shop? Three outdoor shopping plazas nearby:
      Aspen Landing Shopping Centre, Strathcona Square Shopping Centre and West Springs Village!!

5)   There were 18 home sales in June 2104 with the average sale price being $1,015,850

6)   Many top Calgary home builders have built some of the most beautiful Calgary luxury homes here

7)   This

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Aspen Woods is considered a true gem in Calgary, Alberta for a variety of reasons. Considered a prime location for luxury homes, it is situated on the edge of Kananaskis Country and Bragg Creek. This is a location that is drawing in young entrepreneurs and executives due to its upscale residences. Its proximity to retail shopping and professional opportunities is another advantage that attracts residents to this area. When it comes to receiving a quality education, parents can rest assured that their children will have access to some of the best schools around. In addition to public schools, private and charter schools are available to offer more favourable options. When considering a move to Aspen Woods, one should always take educational opportunities

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