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With real estate on the downturn in Calgary, will foreign buyers be the saviour?

Recently the Calgary Real Estate Board checked with local experts to see what the future looks like in Calgary’s real estate industry. Calgary journalist  Alex Frazer-Harrison spoke to advisor Mark D. Evernden, banker Todd Hirsh and Mary Moran, CEO of Calgary Economic Development to get their take on whether Calgary is a good option for foreign real estate buyers.

Calgary is Affordable

Mr. Evernden believes that inventors perceive Calgary as having tremendous value, especially since foreign buyers deal in U.S. dollars.   Therefore, the dollar goes farther.

Calgary is also the next place foreign investors are looking now that the B.C. Government has added a…

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For pet-lovers looking to purchase a new condominium, there are usually two criteria.  One, the condo association has to be forgiving when it comes to pets and have a liberal pet policy.  Two, people with dogs want a condo that’s in a pet-friendly neighbourhood with an off-leash park or plenty of green space for daily walks with Fido.  Luckily, there are 150 off-leash areas in Calgary.  Our city is the most progressive and generous municipality in North America when it comes for room to Rover to romp.

Here are neighbourhoods for those pondering the purchase of an apartment or townhouse condominium in Calgary that are good spots for pet people too:

Thorncliffe

There are several older townhouse complexes and condo buildings in this northern…

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