Calgary Consumer Choice Award 2010

The 16 RE/MAX offices in Calgary, AB, have been recognized with the 2010 Consumers’ Choice Award®, an honor presented to those companies that have been voted as the best in their field by consumers. Independent surveys show that the offices, and agents who work from those offices, excelled overall in customer satisfaction and have earned the confidence, trust and loyalty of their community.

RE/MAX is not just a leader in residential and commercial real estate. We are a true community partner with a strong involvement locally by providing bursaries in our Quest for Excellence Bursary Program, awareness for much needed Provincial Organ Donor Programs, fundraising for CBCF’s Yard Sale for the Cure, as well as, donating over $39 million across Canada for…

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Housing affordability and choice are critical contributors to Calgarians' quality of life.  To remain an attractive place to live, Calgary must offer a range of housing options to meet the needs of its citizens at different stages of life and with different financial capabilities.  This includes sufficient stock of affordable rental units. The City of Calgary and City Council has the opportunity to cost-effectively provide more affordable rental housing by allowing the development of secondary suites in all residential neighbourhoods.

Currently, in the city of Calgary, secondary suites are only permitted in select land use districts and only as a discretionary use in the R-2 district in both developed and developing areas.  The Land Use Bylaw…

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We have just listed 444 Woodside Road SW for sale in the popular Calgary community of Woodlands!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C3461710

Well Maintained Two Storey Split on Beautiful Treed Lot!#
Calgary Woodlands MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleExceptionally well maintained two storey split with double attached garage - two single doors. Original owners. Vaulted ceiling in living & dining rooms featuring beautiful wood beams and hardwood floors. Spacious kitchen and eating area leads to covered sun room and opens to main floor family with gas fireplace. Master bedroom has 3pc ensuite (tub no shower) and walk-in closet. Basement has bedroom, 3pc bath and large rec room with wet bar and wood burning fireplace. Newer furnace, hot water tank and…

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We have just listed 14 Evercreek Bluffs Place SW for sale in the popular Calgary community of Evergreen!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C3460911

Meticulous Walkout Bungalow Villa
Calgary Evergreen MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleWalkout villa - bungalow style. Beautiful! Meticulously kept! Fabulous location in beautifully maintained complex very close to Fish Creek Park. High ceilings in main and downstairs. Bright open plan, neutral decor with great living room with gas fireplace. Lovely deck for your BBQ's and relaxing. Kitchen has island with breakfast sitting area. Separate dining area. Master bedroom with lovely bathroom (tub & separate shower). Total of four bathrooms. Downstairs is a walk-out and boasts beautiful bright family room and…

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crea boosts annual resale housing forecast 2011The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has revised its 2011 forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations, and extended it to 2012.

Sales in the second half of 2010 rebounded faster than CREA had previously expected. "The hand-off going into 2011, together with the highs and lows for sales activity posted in 2010, provided guidance for CREA's revised forecast," said Gregory Klump, CREA Chief Economist.

"Home buyers recognize that low mortgage interest rates represent a once in a lifetime opportunity. At the same time, they expect that rates will rise, so they're doing their homework in order to understand what it could mean in terms of higher mortgage payments…

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remax residential compound annual growth 2010Kelowna, BC  (February 8, 2011)

Tighter inventory levels helped to make the last decade one of the healthiest periods on record for Canadian real estate, insulating markets in major centres from the peaks and valleys characteristic of past decades, according to a report released today by RE/MAX.

The RE/MAX Housing Barometer Report measured monthly sales-to-new listings ratios in 18 major centres across the country from January 2000 to December 2010.  The report found strong seller's/balanced conditions prevailed for much of the time frame, prompting significant gains in housing values.   The lone exception was when the market dipped into buyer's territory during the latter half of 2008 and early 2009.  However, fewer listings served to offset…

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We have just listed 459 Winterbourne Crescent SE for sale in the popular Calgary community of Willow Park!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C3459354

Willow Park Bi-Level
Calgary Willow Park MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleNicely maintained home currently rented! Big bi-level (Keith built) has large kitchen with eating nook, three bedrooms up and two down. Master has full ensuite bath. Total of three bathrooms! Hardwood under most of upstairs carpet. Lovely roomy living and dining room adjacent to kitchen. Downstairs has spacious family room, two bedrooms, 3-piece bath, laundry and furnace rooms. All windows, exterior screen doors, fence, garage door have been replaced. Shingles on roof about 15 years old. Furnace has been serviced, newer kitchen…

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Single family homes in the inner-city drive recovery

Calgary, February 1, 2011 – Single family home sales in the City of Calgary edged upwards month-over-month and showed the first year-over-year increase since April 2010, according to figures released today by CREB® (Calgary Real Estate Board).

The number of single family home sales in the month of January 2011 were 787, compared with December 2010, when sales were 734 — an increase of about 7 per cent. The number of condominium sales for the month of January 2011 was 297. This was down from the 320 condominium transactions recorded in December 2010.

Year-over-year, the number of single family homes sold in January 2011 in the city of Calgary increased by just over 3 per cent.  In January 2010,…

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