East Village plan amazed visitors
More than 1,200 people got a glimpse of the future of East Village during a recent official grand opening of a sales centre for the inner-city area.
Sales office opening heralds next phase of East Village redevelopment
CALGARY — Life in Calgary’s East Village is about to get a whole lot more glamourous.
Can you afford your home?
Prospective homebuyers need to ensure that a new home doesn't leave them house proud but cash poor or badly in debt.
Mortgage rate rise would hamper Canadians
A new survey says 20 per cent of Canadian households would be significantly hampered in their ability to afford their homes if rates rose by two percentage points.
Alberta household debt highest in Canada in 2009
CALGARY — Average household debt in Alberta was the highest in the country in 2009, says Statistics Canada.
Overwhelming interest for East Village residential condos
CALGARY — The East Village sales centre has yet to open but already interest in two proposed residential condominium projects has been “overwhelming.”
East Village Targets Retail Developers
CALGARY — With its East Village residential sales centre set to open in the near future, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation is actively in the market trying to find buyers for available land for sale in the neighbourhood near the downtown.
Housing prices flat or falling in fourth-quarter
Home prices fell in December by 0.2 per cent from the previous month, the second straight monthly decline following two consecutive months of flat prices, National Bank senior economist Marc Pinsonneault wrote in his monthly report.
Calgary repeat home sale prices rise in December
CALGARY — A house price index of repeat home sales indicates prices in Calgary rose in December, halting a three-month string of declines.
Tribeca half sold after VIP sales event! Property sales are open to the public tomorrow.
Bucci Living sold half of the units at Tribeca, a low-rise condominium development in the southwest Mission neighbourhood, on its first day of sales and before the development has officially launched to the public, after receiving twice the target number of expected registrants for a recent VIP pre-sale event.
Calgary housing starts expected to rise - Short and long-term expectations are positive
The short and long-term expectations for Calgary’s homebuilding industry are on a positive trend, according to the Conference Board of Canada.
The Big Taste Is Back!
Home shoppers: Experts can help you find that perfect item
Whether you’re looking for accessories, furniture, fabrics or a unique piece of art, personal home shoppers are one way to bring the expertise and resources of a design professional to the process of turning your interior design dreams into reality.
Real estate gallery: What you get across Canada for national average price of $365,000
The average price of a house in Canada is $365k. Most of us stick to a pretty small radius when settling on a neighbourhood, with location dictated by work and family, personal history and affinity. But if you could telecommute and strike further afield, where would you spend your money? City or country? Mountains, prairie or coast? Sticking around that $365k budget, here are some options.
Plan to repeal Albertaís window safety rule for tenants draws ire
Proposed new rules leaked to the Edmonton Journal show the province may leave it up to landlords to decide whether to put in a window, even though eight Alberta renters have died in fires since 2005 because windows were too small, sealed shut or nonexistent.
Critics say the government has caved to pressure from apartment rental companies, which first tried and failed to have the costly safety laws overturned by the courts.