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CREB on Calgary housing and economy

If you are wondering how the various impacts (stress test, interest rate increases, discount on Alberta’s oil price, slow increase in jobs) are going to effect Calgary Housing I would strongly recommend that you read the latest CREB report. A lot of research has gone into writing the report and even if you do not agree with the conclusions you will come away much more informed. The conclusion is that, barring any unprecedented event, its slow and steady for the economy…

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Make a date to watch the blue moon from your rental apartment

Its a once in a lifetime event.  Make a date to watch the Blue Moon on January 31st from your rental apartment.  The how to guide is here.https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/blue-moon-lunar-eclipse-1.4502210 It promises to be exciting and memorable.  A truly once in a lifetime experience.  One you will be talking about till the day you die.  Join me and all the others with their eyes glued to the heavens as mankind has done in awe for posterity. Share your pictures as I will…

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Calgary jobs are coming back

According to the CBC news today, Calgary jobs are coming back but applicants have to be flexible in their approach and skill level and to accept less pay than the traditionally lucrative jobs in the oil and gas sector.  In the long run, this makes our economy more robust and offers more trajectories to growth.  Entrepreneurs have more avenues to pursue to success.    

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Renting an apartment in downtown Calgary

Renting an apartment in downtown Calgary is fairly easy nowadays as there is sufficient vacancy to satisfy demand.  However, with the price of oil increasing, I wonder if supply will tighten as the economy improves. As a matter of strategy, I think if you are renting an apartment in downtown Calgary it may be an idea strategically to find your dream apartment now while you can.  

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Downtown Calgary rental apartments and their amenities

I was looking at downtown Calgary rental apartments and their amenities and Westview Heights fares very well by comparison.  We offer a big indoor pool, a large fitness room, washer and dryer on each floor, fob security, LRT a block away, a large rental office on the premises, three elevators, a large lobby and meeting area, and finally a grocery store and daycare on the ground floor. Some downtown Calgary rental apartments offer pets wash, car wash, yoga room, etc. …

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Rental apartments in SW Calgary are great for transit and amenities

Would you agree that rental apartments in SW Calgary are great for transit and amenities? Calgary is the best Canadian city to drive in, according to a global ranking system devised by a German auto parts retailer. The rankings come from kfzteile24, which evaluated 100 major cities worldwide, including five in Canada. Calgary ranked 10th overall, just behind Munich, Germany, and just ahead of Bern, Switzerland. Montreal ranked 13th followed by Toronto at 14th, while Ottawa came in at 22nd…

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Our new lobby

Do you like the changes in our lobby at Westview? We would love to hear from you. You should also begin to notice other changes in the building.  I am not going to share them with you because I want to see if you notice 🙂

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Calgary Alberta T2P 2T3
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