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Alberta Plans To Cut Its Corporate Tax Rate By One-Third

Posted on Jun 06, 2019

The province of Alberta has introduced legislation to cut corporate income taxes by one-third. Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews introduced on Tuesday Bill 3, which, if passed, will see Alberta’s current 12 per cent corporate tax rate cut by one percentage point on July 1, making it the lowest in Canada. Alberta’s corporate tax rate would be fu...

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How to Maximize Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Posted on Jun 06, 2019

Here are some ways you can add to the perceived value of your house without breaking the bank on a completely new landscape:

  1. Wash the windows and siding on the front of the house.
  2. Paint window and door frames on the front of the house if they’re outdated.
  3. Clean and straighten your porch light.
  4. Clean your eave troughs, and make sure the downspouts are s...

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Sales activity improves for second consecutive month 

Posted on Jun 05, 2019

Sales growth in May was met with a decline in new listings. This combination eased the pressure on inventory levels, which finished the month at 7,467 units, a decline of 12 per cent compared to last year.

Improving sales relative to inventory levels caused the months of supply to ease to just under four months. While still oversupplied, this is an...

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Visit a CIR Open House and WIN a VIP Experience at the Chuckwagons!

Posted on May 02, 2019


From now until July 1st, CIR REALTY is hosting an open house giveaway for the chance to WIN one of twelve VIP experiences at the Calgary Stampede chuckwagon semifinals.

Each prize includes:

Two prime infield seats for the chuckwagon race. 
Fully catered and open bar in our exclusive hosting tent behind the barns.
A meet and greet with the CIR REALTY chu...

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Five Tips for Your Spring Yard Cleanup

Posted on May 02, 2019


1. Prune away dead and damaged branches. Where tree or shrub branches have been damaged by cold, snow, and wind, prune back to live stems.

2. Cut back and divide perennials as needed. Prune flowering perennials to a height of 4–5 inches and ornamental grasses to 2–3 inches to allow new growth to shoot up.

3. Clean Up Around Plants. Rake out fallen le...

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April brings a slight inventory decline 

Posted on May 01, 2019



City of Calgary, May 1, 2019 – There have been no significant changes occurring in sales activity, but the number of new listings coming onto the market continues to ease relative to 2018 levels. 

The decline in new listings was enough to start chipping away at overall inventory levels, which have eased slightly compared to last year.

The slight adju...

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