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Thursday, September 6, 2012 - CITY GROWTH SLOWS WHILE TOWN SALES CONTINUE TO SOAR

CITY GROWTH SLOWS WHILE TOWN SALES CONTINUE TO SOAR Residential sales in the city and surrounding towns record respective gains of 10 and 42 per cent   Calgary, September 4, 2012 ? Following several months of CREB® TOWNS YTD TOTAL SALES higher than expected sales growth, Calgary residential sales in August totaled 1,725 units, a 10-per-cent increase over last year.  ?While the sales growth remains strong, it is slower than previous five months in part due to the lack of new listings in the ...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Thu, 06 Sep 2012 10:48:29 -0600



Monday, August 13, 2012 - AUGUST 2012 - THE REALTY POST

AUGUST 2012 - THE REALTY POST This Months Home and Garden Collection          * A maintenance a year, keeps your furnace from falling out of gear     * A neighbour's messy yard can drop the price of your home     * Quick tips for reducing energy consumption in summer     * Boomers drive a different type of housing boom     * Summer Safety Week     * Give your rooms some life this fall     * How to incorporate a big screen TV in your home     * Real estate conversation starters  This Months ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:05:11 -0600



Thursday, August 2, 2012 - Calgary Bucks National Trend

Double digit year-over-year sales growth demonstrates differences between city and national trendsCalgary, August 1, 2012 ? Calgary continues to buck national housing sale trends. The 1,936 residential units sold in July represent a 21.3-per-cent increase over 2011. ?Recent mortgage rule changes prompted much discussion of a national housing correction.  While the two largest cities (Vancouver and Toronto) have started to witness declines in home sales activity, Calgary continues to record ...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:44:36 -0600



Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - Sales Activity Trending Towards Long-Term Stability

CALGARY REAL ESTATE MARKET AS EXPECTEDSales activity trending towards long-term stability Calgary, July 3, 2012 ? Residential sales in the City of Calgary totaled 11,752 for the first half of this year, a 16-per-cent increase over the same period last year. The rise in sales has brought activity levels closer to long-term trends in the city. ?Recent mortgage rule changes may dampen some of the gains in the resale market,? says Ann-Marie Lurie, CREB®?s chief economist. ?But this is not expected ... Full Article...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Wed, 04 Jul 2012 12:25:46 -0600



Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - Summer Festival Guide - 2012

The CalgaryCulture.com site is my favourite for keeping track of all the festivals and activities our great city has to offer!  Hope this helps you plan out your summer.  http://calgaryculture.com/ Enjoy!

posted in AROUND CALGARY at Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:46:03 -0600



Friday, June 29, 2012 - Mayor Naheed Nenshi says what's interesting about the numbers are where people are choosing to live.

According to the lastest census figures, Calgary's population now sits at 1,120,225 people. It is an increase of 29,289 residents from April 2011. At 2.68 per cent, this year?s rate of population growth is similar to the level seen in 2007 when Calgary went through a major boom. Mayor Naheed Nenshi says what's interesting about the numbers are where people are choosing to live. To read the rest of the article....click here

posted in IN THE NEWS at Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:52:29 -0600



Monday, June 25, 2012 - Canada Day

Whats going on in Calgary on Canada Day this year? Recently I came accross a website that posted the activities and events in and around the city. The website has so much information I wanted to share it with you. Enjoy!   Calgary Canada Day Click Here

posted in AROUND CALGARY at Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:50:54 -0600



Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - ACTIVE SPRING MARKET IN THE CALGARY REGION

Low supply in the single-family market boosting activity across all sectors   Calgary, June 1, 2012 ? May 2012 residential sales in the City of Calgary increased by 31.8 per cent over last year, to 2,385, making it the highest May activity since the recession. ?In the past month, easing concerns regarding Calgary?s long- term economic prospects combined with continued fulltime job growth and low interest rates, has contributed to the rise in housing demand, pushing sales to levels more ...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:40:47 -0600



Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - A RETURN TO TYPICAL SALES ACTIVITY IN THE CALGARY REGION

Improved activity across all sectors Calgary, May 1, 2012 ? For the month of April 2012, year-over year sales activity improved across all sectors in the city. Calgary residential sales total 2,200 for the month, a 26 percent increase over levels recorded last year. ?The growth in full-time employment, combined with improving migration levels, is translating into improved demand for housing,? says Ann-Marie Lurie, CREB® chief economist. ?While sales growth does seem exceptionally strong, it is ... Full Article...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Tue, 01 May 2012 19:50:54 -0600



Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - French Immersion Schools

Wanting to find a neighbourhood in Calgary that is close to a French Immersion School? French Immersion is the most predominant alternative language program within the Calgary Board of Education. French is used as the language of instruction beginning in Kindergarten or Grade 1 and continuing to Grade 12.  Here is the link to the Calgary Board of Education to provide you with more info on the locations of these schools and the entry programs.  ...

posted in AROUND CALGARY at Tue, 01 May 2012 14:49:43 -0600



Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - May Newsletter

May Newsletter is ready! Check out the link below and Enjoy!   http://therealtypost.biz/lisamerrett/email.html

posted in General at Tue, 01 May 2012 08:25:52 -0600



Saturday, April 28, 2012 - Questions about the MLS Home Price Index?

The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) measures home price trends and home price inflation/deflation in residential markets within territories of participating real estate boards in Canada.  Here is a link to explain more about how it works, and how it will serve to provide more accurate information on your area.  Enjoy! Click Here

posted in IN THE NEWS at Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:46:05 -0600



Friday, April 27, 2012 - 10 Keys to Happier Living

10 Keys to Happier Living  --by ActionforHappiness.org, Original Story, Apr 14, 2012  I came across this article, and thought it would be perfect to share. Enjoy!   Action for Happiness has developed the 10 Keys to Happier Living based on a review of the latest scientific research relating to happiness. Everyone?s path to happiness is different, but the research suggests these Ten Keys consistently tend to have a positive impact on people?s overall happiness and well-being. The first five ...

posted in INSPIRE at Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:57:54 -0600



Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 10 Home-Maintenance Tips for Spring

10 Home-Maintenance Tips for Spring A certified home inspector shares 10 home-maintenance tips for spring.By Dwight Barnett, Scripps Howard News Service  After a long, dark winter, spring's bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and the dead plants in last year's flower beds. Dwight Barnett, a certified master inspector with the American Society of Home Inspectors, shared this ...

posted in General at Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:12:23 -0600



Friday, April 20, 2012 - Realty Post for April 2012

Realty Newsletter for April 2012 Love Where You Live http://therealtypost.biz/lisamerrett/email.html   Have a great weekend!

posted in General at Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:12:09 -0600



Monday, April 9, 2012 - SINGLE FAMILY LEADS CALGARY HOUSING GROWTH

New listings at a good price generating a lot of activity Calgary, April 2, 2012 ? City of Calgary residential sales continued to rise in March 2012, reaching 2,167 units, an increase of 12.6 percent over last March. ?The rise in activity is related to the continued improvement of our economy and consumer confidence, as some concerns regarding the global economy have eased,? says Ann-Marie Lurie, CREB® chief economist. After the first quarter of 2012, sales are up by 7.3 per cent over the same ... Full Article...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Mon, 09 Apr 2012 10:08:40 -0600



Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - East Village enters next step in its rebirth

East Village enters next step in its rebirth  By Josh Skapin, Calgary Herald March 24, 2012   A sales centre shared by two developers launching major condo projects in East Village officially opens today. Calgary Municipal Land Corp., which is redeveloping the historic area near city hall, is holding its grand opening celebration of the East Village Experience Centre. The centre is hosting sales of the Evolution condo project by Embassy Bosa Inc. of Vancouver. The other project is called First ... Full Article...

posted in IN THE NEWS at Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:54:55 -0600



Saturday, March 17, 2012 - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Here Are Some Fun Facts About The HolidayMarch 17, 2012 by John RookErin Go Bragh!!!!  It's St. Patrick's Day, where green is suddenly the national color and seeing someone with a large shamrock painted on their cheek isn't cause for concern. Throughout the day, people all across the country will be venturing out to favorite watering holes, or to family and friends' houses, to partake in some traditional Irish cuisine and maybe even listen to classic Celtic tunes (along with, of course, ...

posted in FUN at Sat, 17 Mar 2012 08:25:16 -0600



Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - CALGARY REGIONAL HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS

SALES ACTIVITY ON THE RISE THROUGHOUT THE CALGARY REGION Improved activity in the last week of the month boosted city sales Calgary, March 1, 2012 ? Sales activity improved across all INDEX VALUE COMPARISON residential sectors this month compared to a year ago, according to CREB® data released today. Calgary and area sales growth pushed February total residential activity up by 11.6 per cent compared February 2011, mainly due to increased activity in the surrounding towns. ?City sales were ...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:58:52 -0700



Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - Research & risk are key to buying a foreclosed home

Research and risk are key to buying a foreclosed homeBy Drew A. Penner, The Calgary Herald After a month-long search for the perfect home to remodel, Jason Holt and Jym Genesta were eager to follow the lead of their real estate agent to a foreclosure in the southeast. But when they walked inside the premises of a bank-owned home that was just hitting the market, the couple discovered a grisly scene. "It was like a total CSI DNAfest in here," says Holt, a manager at IKEA, pointing out the stains ... Full Article...

posted in IN THE NEWS at Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:40:28 -0700



Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - Love Beyond Valentine's Day

One of my favorite Valentine's Day quotes is not from a beautiful sonnet or anthology, but by rapper Andre 3000, who says, "Every day is the 14th." It's a trite, simple idea that we hear time and again, especially when companies shove glittered greeting cards, cheaply made bears holding hearts and red candy down our throats: that love should be celebrated and practiced every day, not just on the 14th. But every year around this time, commercialism tells us otherwise. We flip on the TV and see ... Full Article...

posted in FUN at Tue, 14 Feb 2012 10:26:03 -0700



Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - Jan 2012 Calgary Regional Housing Market Statistics

Typical January for Calgary Real Estate The housing market pointing towards price stability Calgary, February 1, 2012 ? Home sales in the City of Calgary are off to a slow start as buyers show continuing caution, according to figures released today by CREB®. ?Overall, the market is behaving as expected for the winter season,? says Bob Jablonski, president of CREB®. The year-over-year volume of residential sales in the City of Calgary dropped, but the inventory of available homes declined even ... Full Article...

posted in CALGARY HOUSING MARKET STATISTICS at Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:51:42 -0700



Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - How to Save Money on DIY Projects

How to Save Money on DIY Projects  Lifestyle - HGTV Canada You've crunched the numbers, recruited knowledgeable friends, and know that you're saving money by using your own muscle-power to revamp your living space. But wouldn't it be nice to save even more money and use those extra dollars to, say, purchase artwork for your new den? Here's how to pinch a few dollars when remodeling or sprucing up a room. Full Article Click Here

posted in General at Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:36:30 -0700



Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - Year of the Dragon roars in Calgary

Year of the Dragon roars in Calgary Calgarians take in the 2012 Chinese New Year celebrations at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre January 22, 2012. 2012 is the year of the Dragon. It?s a zodiac sign that means strength and power. In 2012, the Dragon is welcomed back after the 2011 year of the Rabbit. While the Year of the Rabbit was characterized by calm and tranquility, the Year of the Dragon will be marked by excitement, unpredictability, exhilaration and intensity. JIM WELLS/CALGARY ...

posted in AROUND CALGARY at Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:36:40 -0700



Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 'Steady' as she goes forecast for resale

For resale house hunters, 2012 is lining up to be a year of stability. That's the message from this week's annual forecast conference of the Calgary Real Estate Board. "It's a nice, steady, relaxed atmosphere for buyers and sellers," says incoming president Bob Jablonski in his outlook for the coming year. CREB's forecast includes an average sale price of $476,000 for resale homes this year, up 2.1 per cent from 2011. It also predicts sales to reach 14,800, marking a 12.2-per-cent climb over ... Full Article...

posted in IN THE NEWS at Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:22:21 -0700



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