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Low-Risk Ways to Move More

Posted on Aug 06, 2020


There are many activities you can enjoy close to home, whether you’re visiting your favorite public park or even spending time in your neighborhood. Get moving with these low-risk outdoor activities during the pandemic:
- Walking, running and hiking
- Rollerblading and biking
- Fishing and hunting
- Golfing
- Kayaking, boating and sailing
- Fitness class...

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Open Houses are Safe and Permitted Under Phase 2

Posted on Aug 06, 2020


If you are in the market to purchase a property, visiting open houses is a great way to gauge what’s for sale in a certain community. Although open houses are now permitted under Phase 2, there are a few things to note for your own safety and the safety of the seller.

Access is limited to one family group at a time. If another family group is viewin...

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Detached and semi-detached home sales rise, but economic uncertainty remains

Posted on Aug 06, 2020



City of Calgary, August 4, 2020 –

With higher sales for both detached and semi-detached product, July sales totals rose above last year's levels. Despite the improvements in July, year-to-date sales remain 15 per cent lower than last year's levels.

"There have been improvements relative to the lowest sales levels caused by COVID-19, but it is too ear...

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Five Steps to a Clutter Free Garage

Posted on Jul 09, 2020

Has your garage turned into a junk drawer of sorts, filled with everything from holiday decorations to sporting equipment? If clutter has taken over your garage, it’s time to get organized, reclaim that space, and return your vehicle to its long lost home. 

1. Remove all the contents
Clear the driveway and start bringing everything out. Sort items in...

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CMHC Tightens Lending Criteria, but Buyers Still Have Lots of Options

Posted on Jul 09, 2020



On July 1, 2020, CMHC modified their lending criteria for insured mortgages to require buyers to have stronger qualifications before owning a home. These adjustments to the requirements include an increase in credit score, a need to have less percentage of income be designated for housing expenses and placing limitations on borrowed down payments...

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Sales decline by two per cent from last year amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Jul 09, 2020



After three months where COVID-19 weighed heavily on the housing market, sales activity in June continued to trend up from the previous month, totalling 1,747 units.

Caution remains necessary, as monthly sales are nearly two per cent lower than activity recorded last year. However, this represents a significant improvement compared to the past sever...

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