Calgary Slip and Slide - It is Finally Coming to Our City!

May 28th, 2015

Summer time is upon us, and we are getting 1000 feet of slick vinyl to brighten our day and city streets. Come dressed to impress because it’s not every day you can strut through town with your hot bod, cool dance moves and slick slides. Did you know 1000 feet is over 3 football fields!!

To find out more information about this fantastic event, read more below.

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 August 1 and 2nd this fami ...

Butterfield Acres

May 11th, 2015

Looking for something a little more interactive? Have you tried Butterfield acres?

Not only can you actually pet and feed the animals (sheep, goats, pigs) which is the main reason I go! There are so many activities you won’t know where the day went!

  • Visit with lots of different farm animals….many right in their pens or thru the fence for the bigger ones!
  • Hunt for freshly laid eggs!
  • Have ...

5 REASONS WHY NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO BUY IN CALGARY

May 11th, 2015

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The beginning of 2015 was a bit rough for the Calgary economy.  But does that mean this is a bad time to buy a house here?  Just the opposite, in fact!  Here are 5 reasons why now is a great time to purchase a home in Calgary.

1.  Listings.  Listings everywhere!

As we head into the summer months, the amount of active listings across the city is steadily increasing.  More selection gives y ...

New Listings Decline as Home Prices Ease

May 7th, 2015

Improved sales to new listings ratio reduces inventory gains 

Click here to view the full monthly stats package. 

After the fifth consecutive monthly benchmark price decline in Calgary, the number of new home listings eased to 3,064 units in April, a decrease of 18 per cent over the previous year.

“With fewer buyers making purchase decisions and improved selection for resale, new home and ...

Housing prices hold steady in surrounding areas

May 1st, 2015

Friday April 17, 2015 - taken from CREB

Slower economic activity influenced demand across the region in the first quarter of 2015. However, despite rising inventory levels, housing prices in Calgary’s surrounding areas remained relatively stable.

“A lack of recovery in oil has many concerned about their employment status and these concerns have been impacting consumer confidence in the firs ...

Schedule of Increased Alberta Real Estate Fees

May 1st, 2015
Mortgagemarkher's Blog
Economic and market info from 1 of Canada's top mortgage brokers
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Here is a schedule of the actual increase in fees.

For my comments on what this all means see my last post here

Please contact me by phone at 403-681-4376 or my email at mark.herman@shaw.ca

Data:

  • Increases are only for 5% down payment buye ...