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Year 2022 Year End Review & Year 2023 Thoughts

2022 Rental Real Estate Market ReviewAfter two unprecedented years, 2022 saw the end to most COVID legal restrictions on landlords. These real estate restrictions were significant as they made it near-impossible to evict tenants under any circumstance and in some cases, it was ev...
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ATTIC RAIN

“Attic Rain” is the forming of condensation in the attic due to a leak somewhere in the air/vapor retarder.  In winter, the warm moist air from the inside of the home escapes into the attic, which is a cold space (generally should be the same as outside). This wi...
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Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunal Update

Delayed: Alberta Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunals The long-awaited creation of an Alberta Condominium Dispute Resolution Tribunal will not proceed this year as anticipated following the enactment of amendments to the Condominium Property Act and Regulations in Januar...
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Calgary’s Eau Claire Community Improvements – April 2022

The Eau Claire Improvement Program is well underway and in the second year of construction.  In 2021, there were several site preparations, demolitions, new installations and rebuilding starts on several projects within the Area Improvements Program.  In addition, ...
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Citysearch Gives Back – Made by MOMMA

Citysearch volunteered its time and ingredients to a meal program at Made by MOMMA.  At its core, Made by MOMMA is a food bank with a difference.  It volunteers prepare nutritious, delicious, homemade frozen meals.  These meals, along with fresh bread and non-peris...
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Calgary Community Profile – Seton

Seton was voted the 2021 New Community of the Year by BILD Calgary. This is in addition to being awarded Calgary's Best New Community of the Year in early 2020.Seton is a master planned community that truly is the Heart of the South, offering incredible amenities in the Seton...
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Selling or Purchasing a Home by Auction

There are alternative ways to buy and sell a property aside from the traditional channels of searching real estate listings and working with real estate agents.  You can also buy and sell a property at auction on your own or with your agent.  This approach is ...
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Mindful Practices

This year we are working towards ’mindful’ experiences.  What does mindful mean?“conscious or aware of something or focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, especially as part of a therapeutic or meditative technique”It seems that every m...
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Calgary’s Chinatown

Calgary’s City Hall is hoping to revitalise Chinatown for its residents, business owners and visitors.  The current pandemic has affected businesses everywhere and the foot traffic has declined in communities such as Chinatown. Many have pivoted to maintain operations ...