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After what seems like years of asking for it, CREB® finally answered my long-standing request to use emojis to describe MLS® listings! 

This month's media release from the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®):

Oversupply persists despite improved sales activity for affordable product

City of Calgary, April 1, 2019

March saw a modest decline in city wide sales activity compared to last year. However, sales have been rising for more affordable product in the detached and attached sectors.

Shifts in the lower end of the market have not outweighed easing across the higher priced product. First-quarter sales dropped to 3,108 units. This is nine per cent below last year and 28 per cent below typical levels of activity.

Price declines

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The Alberta provincial election is on Tuesday April 16, 2019 with advance polling April 9 - 13, 2019.

No matter who you're voting for, if you plan on voting in the upcoming 2019 Alberta provincial election you will need to be registered. To check if you're eligible, you can simply visit Elections Alberta for all the information you need and links to register yourself to vote.

Even if you've previously voted, the Elections Alberta website is a good resource to find your polling station (perhaps you've moved or just want to confirm where you will be voting this time) and read more information about what rules the candidates must follow during their campaign.

There's no excuses for Lake Bonavista, Willow Park and other south Calgary community

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We just listed this 1 Bedroom + Den in Stella! On the 7th floor, this open concept space has gorgeous west-facing views and floor to ceiling windows which bathe the unit in bright, natural light.

Across the street from Circle K and Tim Hortons and just a short walk to downtown, C-Train and all that 17th Avenue has to offer - pubs, restaurants and shopping! 

The Stella building includes a full-time concierge, fitness centre with steam room, rec room, short term guest suites and visitor parking.

Interested? Contact Shirley & Jeff Mikolajow of RE/MAX First for a personal & private viewing.

 

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2019 brings many cost increases from The City of Calgary and the price of a compliance stamp is now $199 (about an 18% increase from last year's price).

An updated real property report (RPR) with City of Calgary compliance stamp is vital for a smooth and timely real estate transaction and should be ordered as soon as possible by a homeowner.

The City of Calgary now offers compliance to land surveys via electronic upload - when choosing a survey company, check to be sure they offer a compatible secure format. Before uploading to the City, review the survey to be sure it will comply (structures, fences and additions all comply with proper land use by-laws).

What is a RPR Real Property Report?

In Calgary, a real property report with City of

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We have just listed 10204 2 ST SE for sale in the popular Calgary community of Willow Park!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C4188325

Willow Park - Great opportunity and location!
Calgary Willow Park MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleBeautiful, well maintained bi-level with two bedrooms up and two bedrooms down. Nice Curb Appeal with brick in front. Upstairs has lovely open Kitchen with dining area, Living room, full bath and two bedrooms. Downstairs is very spacious with Family room, two bedrooms and another 4-piece bath. Great affordable home in a lovely location close to lots of amenities, walk to C-train and bus transportation. Deck off kitchen/dining area is lovely for BBQ's and entertaining. Back yard is a good size and the double detached

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We have just listed 347 Diamond Dr SE for sale in the popular Calgary community of Diamond Cove!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C4184972

Impeccably Maintained Diamond Cove Home
Calgary Diamond Cove MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleEnjoy the sun this summer in this south-facing yard which is fully landscaped with beautiful established gardens and trees. This two storey home has been impeccably maintained with many updates throughout - including central air conditioning and gleaming hardwood floors. Spacious main floor layout with kitchen, nook and family room leading to deck and patio for BBQ (with gas lines) AND formal living and dining rooms. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a spa-like ensuite with jetted soaker tub and walk-in closet - and the

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What's trending in Canada's recreational property market?

Findings from RE/MAX's 2018 Recreational Property Report:

  • Retirees are fueling demand: 91 per cent of regions surveyed reported that retirees drive demand for recreational properties
  • One in three survey respondents (33 per cent) say that they own or want to own a recreational property for investment purposes
  • Other than affordable purchase price, waterfront rated as the most important feature to Canadians when considering spending time at a cottage or cabin, beating out reasonable maintenance costs

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We have just listed 10515 Willowgreen Dr SE for sale in the popular Calgary community of Willow Park!

View the full listing details including pictures, Google Map information and more! MLS® C4183401

Willow Park Estates home backing onto 17th hole!
Calgary Willow Park MLS® REALTOR® listings for saleFabulous huge lot backing onto the 17th hole of Willow Park Golf & Country! Over 1/3 acre - this is one of Willow Park Estate's biggest, park-like lots! Imagine being in the country with space galore! Walkable schools, parks and convenience - and a quick drive to downtown, amenities and everything else. View all Calgary REALTOR® MLS® listings for sale in Willow Park and Willow Ridge.

Easily create and save customized searches of the Calgary Real Estate Board MLS® by neighbourhood, MLS® Number, postal

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Calgary cell phone towersAs our lives get more mobile and landline phones become a thing of the past, Canadian cell phone providers have to work hard to install new towers to keep their customers happy. Many Calgary home buyers ask themselves how to find a map of cell towers near by?

New providers bid and compete against the established (Telus, Bell and Rogers) for wireless spectrum and have to install towers around Calgary to gain customers. No one wants a phone that won't work in their basement!

To view a map of cell phone towers in Calgary, click on the image below. You can zoom in on locations and filter by network to see who owns that tower looking over a neighbourhood. 

While this isn't a coverage map, it does give you an idea of which carriers have the best coverage in

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