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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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Retirement and the Importance of Regular Home Evaluations

Posted on Apr 08, 2019


Whether you are 5-10 years from retiring, or just dreaming far into the future of the type of life you want to live in your golden years, one thing is for certain−once you reach retirement, you will hit the time in your life when you’ll want to aim to be mortgage-free. It’s also the time when you might consider downsizing to something a little smal...

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Preventing Spring Water Damage to Your Home

Posted on Apr 08, 2019

Seepage into your property through leaks and cracks are the most common form of water damage once the winter snow melts.

Here are some easy steps you can take to prevent flooding and water damage to your home:

  • Remove any ice or snow from your eave troughs so water can flow freely (for example, use a broom to safely knock down any icicles hanging from...

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Oversupply persists despite improved sales activity for affordable product

Posted on Apr 02, 2019



City of Calgary, April 1, 2019 –

March saw a modest decline in city wide sales activity compared to last year. However, sales have been rising for more affordable product in the detached and attached sectors.

Shifts in the lower end of the market have not outweighed easing across the higher priced product. First-quarter sales dropped to 3,108 units...

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