5 Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do in November

Posted November 7, 2017

It’s the spring cleaning of fall, so to speak. With guest season (also known as THE HOLIDAYS) coming at you fast and furious, you want to be sure your home is cozy, but with that fresh-as-spring feel — as opposed to that musty-damp-winter feel. Here’s how to make that happen (along with a few other timely tips):… Read More→


Posted November 4, 2017

Gathering in the beauty of the season Weather changes in Calgary quicker than a fashion model on a runway. Clear and sunny becomes snow, and then rain and wind follow – sometimes all in one day. But don’t fret: Calgary holds the record as the sunniest city in Canada. This means we still have sunny… Read More→

Status Quo for Calgary’s Housing Market

Posted November 2, 2017

Prices remain similar to last year, but ease in October October’s housing market conditions closely echoed previous month’s trends with easing sales, rising inventories and downward price pressure. Like last month, the monthly activity was not enough to derail gains that occurred earlier in the year. October sales and inventories totaled 1,467 and 6,463 units… Read More→

7 Quick-and-Easy Winter Weather Preparations to Do Right Now

Posted October 26, 2017

A tiny $2 prevention could save big bucks later. Wintry weather is great at turning up problems you didn’t even know you had. Like that first snowy night in front of your fireplace that you thought was pure bliss — until you noticed a leak in the ceiling corner, which apparently was caused by a… Read More→

New Mortgage Stress Test to be Imposed on Canadians effective January 1, 2018

Posted October 20, 2017

Posted by: Garth Chapman On October 17th Canadians awoke to the news that the nation’s banking regulator (OSFI) has announced that they will in fact go ahead on Jan 1, 2018 with a stress test for all conventional mortgage borrowers (those with more than 20% down). This new Stress test will require that home-buyers (and… Read More→

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