April 2020 Market Report

2020-05-04T10:55:10-06:00May 4th, 2020|Real Estate Market|

After the first full month with social distancing measures in place, the housing market is adjusting to the effects of COVID-19. April sales hit 573 units, a decline of 63 per cent over last year. “The decline in home sales does not come as a surprise. The combined impact of COVID-19 and the situation in [...]

Mortgage Broker or Bank? (The Pete De Jong Show)

2020-03-17T09:19:44-06:00March 17th, 2020|Interviews|

Before you go shopping for a house it's important to get pre-approved for the right mortgage. Today I’m gonna be talking to Scott Grubbe of Kardia Mortgages about, how to do that. Pete: Hey Scott. Scott, you've been a mortgage broker for how long? Scott: I've been a mortgage broker for six years and I [...]

Calgary’s real estate market in December caps off 2019 with more signs of stability

2020-01-15T13:21:11-07:00January 15th, 2020|Real Estate Market|

City of Calgary, January 2, 2019 – December sales improved to levels more consistent with activity recorded over the past five years. This follows weak sales activity last year. A stronger second half in 2019 was enough to push annual sales up by one per cent. “Price declines, lower mortgage rates and some modest improvements in [...]

Would you live in an office tower?

2019-04-12T10:47:48-06:00October 26th, 2017|Real Estate Market|

Calgary REIT switching office building to residential apartments Artis plans to convert Sierra Place on 7 Ave SW into at least 90 residential units JENNIFER FRIESEN / FOR METRO Sierra Place, off of 6 Street SW, is currently Class-C office space but will soon be converted into residential units. By: Brodie Thomas Metro Published on Thu Oct 26 2017 [...]

Yay! It’s Finally Here!

2017-06-21T12:00:11-06:00June 21st, 2017|Real Estate Market|

WHY THE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER IS THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR BY JANICE WILLIAMS ON 6/21/17 AT 5:50 AM U.S.SUMMERSOLSTICE After months of long, grueling, cold and dark winter days, there’s nothing more welcoming than the hours of sun that come along with the summer solstice each year. The first day of summer [...]

International Axe Throwing Day – Who Knew?

2017-06-13T11:54:21-06:00June 13th, 2017|Real Estate Market|

On this day, you can try your hand at skillfully lobbing this tree-felling instrument in a fun, competitive, and most of all safe environment. And what’s more, at participating locations, you can do it for free! This day was created to encourage sporty types to give a go to a historical past time, relieve stress and just have [...]

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