July 2018

Roof Protection

Posted on Jul 04, 2018

Your roof plays an important role in protecting your home and its contents.
Hail, wind and other types of severe weather can damage your roof. If you have one layer of asphalt shingles on your roof, it may be more susceptible to hail damage than two layers. 

Each spring and fall, be sure to get out your binoculars and inspect your roof from the ground...

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Alberta Economy has Recovered Two-Thirds of Recession Losses

Posted on Jul 04, 2018

Alberta’s Finance Minister says the province’s with a lower-than-expected deficit last year thanks in part to higher resource revenues.

The government’s 2017-18 annual report shows Alberta ended the fiscal year with an $8 billion deficit. That’s $2.5 billion lower than what was expected in last year’s budget.

The government says it’s on track to retu...

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Weak sales persist in Calgary and beyond

Posted on Jul 04, 2018 in Statistics

City of Calgary, July 3, 2018 –Many Canadian energy-related municipalities within Alberta and Saskatchewan have seen housing markets struggle over the past few years, resulting in price declines.

The recent mortgage rule changes and higher lending rates are factors weighing on demand and prices across some of those areas.

"While our economy is no lon...

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