Kelowna, BC (December 15, 2010) -- The Western Hockey League in association with RE/MAX of Western Canada are proud to announce the launch of a new 3-year partnership that includes grassroots programming with all Canadian WHL Markets along with brand integration across various WHL broadcast and online properties.

As a proud sponsor of the WHL, RE/MAX will be highly visible in all 17 Canadian WHL markets. RE/MAX will also run an exciting promotion during the 2010-11 season – The RE/MAX Home Team Contest – giving fans the chance to win a $10,000 Home Improvement Package.

"As Western Canada's leader in producing hockey talent, we are proud to announce a long term partnership with Canada's leading real estate organization - RE/MAX" commented WHL…

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Thinking of adding another bedroom to your home? Looking to increase your satisfaction of your home and raise its value by developing your basement? The City of Calgary has a pamphlet on their site that details many aspects of what you need to know from start to finish and whats needed to develop your basement.

Do you need a permit? A Building Permit is required for basement alterations or construction, unless the changes are strictly cosmetic. You may also need a permit for Electrical, Plumbing, Gas, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning). Applications are accepted in person at the Development & Building Approvals customer service counter, located on the third floor of the Calgary Municipal Building, 800 Macleod Tr. SE.

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Calgary buyers looking for the right price, location and conditions

Calgary, December 1, 2010 – November home sales in the city of Calgary remained steady month-over-month, while year-over-year sales were down, according to figures released today by the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®).  

The number of single family home sales in the month of November 2010 held firm at 891, compared with October 2010, when sales were 888.  The number of condominium sales for the month of November 2010 was 310. This was the same as the 310 condominium transactions recorded in October 2010.

Year-over-year, the number of single family homes sold in November 2010 in the city of Calgary were down 19 per cent.  In November 2009, single family home sales totaled 1,095.…

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OTTAWA – November 15th, 2010 - Seasonally adjusted national home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards climbed 4.6 per cent in October 2010. The monthly rise in activity builds on similar increases in August and September. As a result, activity now stands 13.3 per cent above July levels, when it reached this year’s low point. Three-quarters of local markets posted monthly increases in seasonally adjusted activity in October, led by Toronto and Vancouver.chart_of_interest_2010-10_lores_en1_416

As further evidence that the market is returning to normal, sales activity in October stood halfway between the recessionary low reached in December 2008, and the record level activity posted in December 2009.

Actual (not seasonally adjusted)…

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