Calgary News, Events & Local Insights about Calgary - Blog Archive: May, 2012

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Real estate in Calgary is becoming poised to become red hot in the projected future. Current trends suggest that the Calgary real estate market is becoming positioned to become one of the top markets in the country. The Canadian Real Estate Association just recently released a report of May 16, 2012 which revealed that that MLS sales in April have increased by 30% over last year compared to a national average increase of 11.5%.


Additionally, the report also says that the good news is that prices for the average home in Calgary was relatively modest and rose by 0.7% compared to an average national increase of 0.9%. The average price for a home in Calgary currently stands at $414,932.

It was also reported that new listings in the city of Calgary saw…

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You’ve finally bought that dream home you’ve always wanted. The possession date is set and the movers are lined up to get the family moved into your new home. Before you do, there is one very important task you have to perform beforehand. What is that, you ask? The answer is the purchasing of homeowner’s insurance. A house is an expensive investment and it is vital that you do everything possible to protect that investment against an unexpected catastrophe such as a fire or vandalism.

Not only do you want to protect the house, you’ve also spent a lot of cash on your personal things such as furniture, clothing, art work, books, tools and household goods, just to name a few. If you took stock of everything you own and figured out how much it would cost to…

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