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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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Calgary Interior Designers With New Home Decor Ideas

Interior design is what makes a Calgary home attractive. Aside from enhancing a Calgary home’s aesthetic beauty, interior design helps manage space, harmonize colours and add functionality to your home. Calgary interior designers are creating impressive modern house designs that appeal to most buyers in today's market by creating open spaces with the right colours and materials that enhance the natural flow of daily activities.

Calgary Luxury Homes - Best Calgary Interior Design TrendsMost Calgary real estate buyers look at price when looking for the "best deal". But what makes people decide to buy an expensive luxury home? Since homeowners spend most of their time inside their home, the interior design, layout and finishing of Calgary luxury homes become…
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Deciding on What Your Next Calgary Home Will Be?

The perfect Calgary home that is suitable for you depends on the kind of lifestyle you're looking for. Most people consider location, nearby amenities, floor plan layout, security and what kind of community is the home in. If you dream of living a relaxed and care-free lifestyle, then living in a Calgary condo may be for you.

Lifestyle Benefits of Calgary Condos - Great Views   Calgary condos may be townhouses, villa homes, duplexes, low-rise or high-rise apartment buildings, triplexes, 4-plexes freestanding houses in a bareland condominium or mixed-use buildings - condos above stores or offices. They may be re-sale, brand new or conversions from other uses.

Here are the lifestyle benefits of Calgary condos:


Maintenance Free.   Living…
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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 Homes Sell Faster With These Landscaping Tips

If you think you’re ready to sell your Calgary home, think again.

Landscaping Ideas to Help Sell Your Calgary Home - Front Yard LandscapingWhen you’re planning to sell your home in today's Calgary real estate market, a lot of preparation is needed to make a quick sale. Although it’s normal for people to spend much of their time upgrading, renovating and repairing the interiors before putting up their house for sale, sufficient time should also be spent on the home’s exterior appearance since it reflects much of what’s inside. Improving your home's landscaping will increase your odds of attracting prospective home buyers and make them want to see what’s inside.

When you're ready to put your home up for sale on the Calgary MLS®, make sure that your house is totally…
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The Wealthiest Canadian Neighbourhoods in 2015

In the recent survey conducted by Reputation Institute, Canada was voted as the Most Reputable Country in the World. Aside from its many career opportunities, Canada has continued to attract immigrants because of its “friendly and welcoming” people, as well as it being a healthy place to live.

Canada's Wealthiest Neighbourhoods - Study by Canadian Business MagazineBut where do the most affluent people in Canada live? Let’s take a look at the results of the recent study by the Canadian Business Magazine and Environics Analytics on the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Canada, based on the highest average household net worth.

From the list, the neighbourhood of Sunnybrook in Toronto, Ontario ranked first with an average household net worth of $4,009,219. Five neighbourhoods in…
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Calgary Home Builders See a "Green Calgary" With Modern Green Homes

Among the major developments in Calgary real estate for the last decade are the increasingly popular green homes and energy efficient Calgary homes. Nowadays, people are considering Calgary green homes or building homes which are much more energy efficient and friendly to the environment.

Go Green With Calgary Green Homes Green living means a lifestyle that aims to balance the preservation and conservation of the earth’s habitats, natural resources and biodiversity with humanity and communities. Green home building has become a major growth industry and many Calgary home builders have implemented green home ideas and built more green living homes. Look for names like "Built Green", or "Eco Green Homes", or "Modern…
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On the List of the World's Most Livable Cities for 5 Years!


The Economist recently released the 2015 Global Liveability Ranking of the world’s most livable cities as surveyed by the magazine’s Intelligence Unit. The criteria ranking included factors like culture & environment, stability, infrastructure, healthcare and educational resources with 140 cities in the world being surveyed .

Calgary Ranked 5th on List of Most Livable Cities in the WorldThe survey showed that the city of Calgary came in 5th spot - tied with Adelaide, Australia. Two other Canadian cities, Vancouver and Toronto, ranked 3rd and 4th, respectively. It is worth noting that Calgary has ranked 5th in the world’s most livable cities consistently from 2010 until the present. 

Based on ratings from 0 to 100, the 140 cities were ranked according to…
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Kitchen Renovations Are a Sure Way to Impress Buyers

Considered the main focal point in a house, the kitchen gets the most traffic in a day. It serves as the hub of a home where people converge and spend more time together. Today, the modern kitchen serves many functions other than meal preparation.

Why a Beautiful Kitchen Makes a Difference in Selling Your Calgary HouseA modern kitchen always leaves a better impression with potential buyers since it is such an important part of a home's living space. For newly built homes, it is essential that the kitchen design incorporates an open concept as well as a contemporary look. Today's buyer expects a Calgary kitchen to set the standard for the feel of the home when they are out comparing houses in Calgary.

Here are some reasons why a full functioning modern kitchen is…
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Study Reveals Why Immigrating to Canada so Desirable

Canada regained the top spot in this year’s World’s Most Reputable Countries - an annual ranking of countries by the Reputation Institute, the world’s leading reputation-based research advisory firm based in Boston and Copenhagen.

Canada Voted as the Most Reputable Country in the WorldBoosted by its people’s “friendly and welcoming” attitude, Canada was voted as the most reputable country in the world in 2015. This is the fourth year that Canada occupied the top spot in six years, since the survey was first introduced by the Reputation Institute.

The survey was conducted on 48,000 respondents from the G8 countries. Some additional 30,000 respondents from big non-G8 countries were also surveyed. The following categories were used by the Reputation…
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