February 2014

There are 5 blog entries for February 2014.

We have just listed 448 Woodland Cr SE for sale in the popular Calgary community of Willow Park!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C3601070

Willow Park Bungalow
Calgary Willow Park MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleGreat location in Willow Park! 5 total bedrooms in this bright, updated bungalow! Hardwood floors throughout main. Living room features wood burning fireplace with stunning floor to ceiling tile mantle and surround. Spacious kitchen has maple cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and an island with eating area. Both the master 4pc and main 4pc baths have been updated with maple vanities and tile tub surrounds. The basement is great for entertaining - complete with dry bar, huge family room, 3pc bath and 2 bedrooms!

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The City of Calgary's Development and Building Approvals has released this infographic as part of their 2013 overview showing a breakdown of land use & subdivsion applications, building & development permits and other interesting numbers. Its a busy department with over 500,000 customer interactions a year - 264,700+ building inspections in 2013!

Did you know there are 2.8 new Calgarians every hour and over 124,000 people are expected to move to the City of Calgary in the next 5 years? 

City of Calgary Development & Building Approvals 2013 Year in Review

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We have just listed 136 Country Village Mr NE for sale in the popular Calgary community of Country Hills Village!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C3599866

Country Hills Townhouse with Attached Garage
Calgary Country Hills Village MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleFantastic three bedroom townhouse in Lighthouse Landing of Country Hills Village. This bright unit has dark hardwood through the main floor - the open kitchen has granite counters, raised eating bar & stainless appliances - lots of room for a big dining table! Relax in front of the living room fireplace or enjoy the south-facing yard with huge deck and BBQ gas hookup. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a 4 piece ensuite and custom up/down blackout blinds. 2 additional bedrooms and full bath with tile

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(Updated for 2017!)

Buyers of a new home and even existing Calgary home owners are sure to occasionally ask themselves "When is my garbage pick-up day?". Perhaps you've lived in a home for years but forgotten after having such a great time on vacation? 

The easiest way to check which day your garbage, recycling or green cart is being picked up by the City of Calgary is to visit http://www.calgary.ca/collection From here, you can input your address to see a calendar of pickup days as well as instructions & tips for your garbage, recycling and food & yard waste.

To make life easier, you're able to download an Android or iOS app to remind you of pickup days - or set up a Google / iCal calendar that will sync to your phone to keep you automatically

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Calgary MLS Sales activity by REALTORS® and prices improve over 2013

February press release from the Calgary Real Estate Board, as follows.

On the heels of a strong year of sales growth, January sales in the city of Calgary totaled 1,440 units, a 17 per cent increase over the previous year.

"Sales growth continues at the double digit pace seen over the later portion of 2013, mostly due to the gains in the condominium sector," said CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie. "While these are the highest January sales levels since 2008, total sales transactions are in line with long-term trends." Condominium apartment and townhouse sales totaled 466 units in January, a 33 per cent increase over the same period in 2013. This is relative to the 974

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