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Despite spiking house prices, ownership became slightly more affordable in the third quarter, says RBC | Financial Post

Despite spiking house prices, ownership became slightly more affordable in the third quarter, says RBC | Financial Post

TORONTO — Home ownership became more affordable in Canada in the third quarter despite a broad spike in home prices, according to the latest survey by RBC Economics. The bank says that was because of rising household incomes, low and steady interest rates and cheaper utility costs in many parts of the country. RBC says resales rose for the eighth ... Read More »

Pedestrian crash closes busy road in downtown Calgary | CTV Calgary News

Calgary Police say that they’ve closed a road on Centre Street in the downtown core after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. At just before 7 a.m., crews were called to the area of Centre Street and 9 Avenue after a man was struck by a commuter bus from Airdrie. EMS confirmed that they transported a man in his ... Read More »

More homeowners come forward with claims against bankrupt Calgary contractor

The number of consumer complaints against a bankrupt Calgary contractor has grown, with 24 former customers alleging Bruce Hopkins collected more than $3 million for unfinished renovations or projects that were never started. Service Alberta Minister Stephen Khan said his department is closely examining the complaints for any breaches of the provincial regulations that govern contractors who collect advance payments, but Hopkins’ former customers ... Read More »

Current Calgary Housing Sales Graph

Call me if you have any questions. It’s becoming more of a level playing field out there. Jason Cattoni Sutton Group Canwest 403-807-1896 jason.cattoni@gmail.com 2014 11 19 Listing and Stats Graph Read More »

Calgary community rallies in support of sex assault victim – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

People living the northeast neighbourhood of Taradale are stepping up to support a teenager who was repeatedly sexually assaulted on the weekend after she was abducted from a bus stop. The Taradale Community Association will hold a rally Friday night it’s calling‘ Glow in the Dark’. The association says it’s holding the event not only to show support for the ... Read More »

Woman says attempted abduction may be connected to Taradale brutal sex assault | Globalnews.ca

A second woman has come forward with an alarming story, as the community of Taradale rallies behind the 17-year-old victim of a vicious sexual assault. The second woman, who asked to be called ‘Tess’, said two men approached her in the nearby community of Martindale on Friday morning. ‘Tess’ said she was walking home from the Martindale LRT station when ... Read More »

Remembrance Day In Calgary- Events & Ceremonies 2014

Tuesday November 11, 2104 So many things going on this Remembrance Day to honour our veterans.  See link below for an event list. I encourage everyone to attend at least one event with your family. I believe our vet’s deserve respect long after they’re past and never forgotten. Teach your children why they have their freedom today and why Remembrance Day ... Read More »

Calgary community fears Harvest Hills Golf Course will become housing | Calgary

I’ve been saying it for years. I knew it was only a matter of time before the developed on the 9 hole golf course. The poor people that live on the golf course could soon lose a ton of value in their home SEE LINK BELOW   Calgary community fears Harvest Hills Golf Course will become housing | Calgary. Read More »

Calgary resale housing market moves toward more balanced conditions

Calgary, Nov. 3, 2014 – Continued double-digit gains in the condominium apartment sector helped to fuel a 10 per cent increase in Calgary’s residential resale housing market in October. Overall sales for the month totaled 2,147 units, compared with 1,948 during the same period last year. “Two consecutive years of relatively strong employment and population growth, combined with rising wages ... Read More »

SNEAK-A-PEEK OF NEW HOME FOR SALE IN COVENTRY HILLS, CALGARY!

  Hey y’all, If you have a friend or family member looking to buy an amazing home NEWLY RENO’ed for UNDER $400,000. Look no further Drop me a line and I’ll give you more details. It’s a fantastic looking place that will sell quick. Here’s a sneak-a-peek before I send it out to all the realtors in Calgary. Listed for ... Read More »