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Results from Calgary Readers Choice Awards!

(November 19, 2015)

Proud to announce that yet again, CIR has managed to win the Calgary Heralds Readers Choice Awards, for yet another year!  




***SOLD*** Fantastic Home in Beddington

(November 18, 2015)

Congrats to my buyers who just purchased this fantastic home in Beddington, just a sneak peak of my two favourite rooms in the house! Yup, its pretty awesome.


The Home Buyers Plan for First Time Buyers

(November 17, 2015)

The Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) is a federal program that makes getting a first home easier. Under the HBP, anyone can withdraw money from their RRSP to help purchase or build a qualifying first home, either for themselves or a disabled relative.


Each year, the home buyer must pay back to their RRSP a portion of the withdrawn amount. Generally, the full amount must be repaid within 15 years. 

The HBP mak... read more.

The London Phoenix

(November 16, 2015)

This London house, built in 1725, was vacant, uninhabitable, and had a caved-in roof when Chris and Sarah Dyson purchased it in 1997. And they spent the next eighteen years restoring it. The home was at one time a physician’s house in a neighborhood occupied by Huguenot silk weavers. In the 1940s, it was completely refurbished after an intense vibration from a nearby World War II bomb devastated p... read more.

The “Green Line” Project for Calgary Transit

(November 12, 2015)

The Green Line will add an additional 40 kilometres of track to the existing 59 kilometre LRT network. End-to-end, the route will connect North Pointe and Seton to downtown.


Modeled after the existing CTrain system, which is 100% powered by renewable wind energy, the Green Line will be an environmentally sustainable addition to the city’s transit service.

290,000 Calgarians are estimated to live alo... read more.

*** SOLD *** 137 MacEwan Ridge Circle NW

(November 10, 2015, posted in Listings)

This wonderful home situated on a large pie lot is backing onto the well connected pathways of MacEwan Glen. Featuring fantastic curb appeal, a quiet street and a large covered porch drawing you into this spacious family home. The main floor has an inviting entry, laundry, spacious formal living/dining space, eat-in kitchen and a family area that is warmed by a wood-burning fireplace. Upstairs the... read more.

***SOLD*** 425 12 Ave NE

(November 10, 2015, posted in Listings)

We are happy to announce that 425 12 Ave has recently sold.  Details of the property are included below:


Do not miss your opportunity to own a newer detached infill in Renfrew, with a short walk to shopping, fantastic diners and downtown. Inside there is a gorgeous chef's style kitchen with an oversized island, custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, high end stainless steel appliances and induction... read more.

Prices decline for the second consecutive month

(November 02, 2015)

Sales activity remains well below long-term averages.


Elevated inventory levels in October contributed to a second consecutive month of price declines in Calgary’s resale residential housing market.

Benchmark prices declined 0.7 per cent from the previous month, and 1.2 per cent from the same time last year, to $453,100.

“Persistent weakness in the overall economy continued to impact housing demand i... read more.