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Shooting in Calgary’s East Village results in several arrests – Calgary – CBC News

Multiple people were arrested Tuesday evening following a shooting in Calgary's East Village.Police were called to the 500 block of Sixth Avenue S.E. just before 9 p.m. for reports of gunshots.Duty Insp. Lawrence Mooney says police took multiple people into custody but wouldn't say how many.No injuries were reported.No other details were released by police.Officers. could be seen placing evidence ... Read More »

Buying and Selling a Home in Calgary just Got a Bit Easier.

Buying and Selling a Home in Calgary just Got a Bit Easier.

Hope all finds you great! See link below after you read my blog. This is good information. A home inspection is normally a great way to protect yourself but is not 100% fool proof. Majority of inspections are visual only. This link (see below) gives you great questions to ask your inspector. A good full service licensed Realtor (like myself ... Read More »

New Mortgage Rules and Maybe Rates – Calgary – Alberta

Hope this email finds you great and you're enjoying this warm weather....finally! So i received an email from a mortgage broker today informing me that all the default mortgage insurers (C.M.H.C, Genworth, and Canada Guarantee) will be increasing their premiums. Here's the important part...conventional mortgages may see a rate increase. For those that don't know, a conventional mortgage is when ... Read More »

Detached sales activity boosts February housing market – Calgary – Real Estate

Detached sales activity boosts February housing market – Calgary – Real Estate

  A transition in the making Detached sales activity boosts February housing market After the first two months of the year, Calgary's detached sector continues to drive a slow transition in the housing market. February sales totaled 1,342 units, which is still 19 per cent below long-term averages, but an improvement over the past two years. As sales kept trending ... Read More »

The State of Calgary Real Estate – Jason Cattoni

The State of Calgary Real Estate – Jason Cattoni

Welcome to Calgary - A endless plethora of weather that one day it's minus 40 and the next day plus 15. You never know what you're going to get in this city, kind of like our real estate market. People tell you all kinds of stories but it's hard to believe what is true. Truth is, no one knows what's ... Read More »

Calgary Housing Sales Forecast for 2017

Calgary Housing Sales Forecast for 2017

  Here's the dumbed down 411 (information) on the Calgary housing market as forecasted by CREB (the Calgary Real Estate Board). By dumbed down I mean in words that I can understand and spell to communicate to you. 🙂 We are expecting the 2o17 housing market to stabilize due to the level inventory on the attached and detached homes. Expect to ... Read More »

After losing touch for 20 years, Calgary man donating kidney to high school friend | Metro Calgary

What a great story Metro. See link to story below.  When Shamus Neeson signed up to be a living kidney donor in 2015, he didn’t know to whom his organ would go. He knew he would be saving a life, and that’s all that mattered.Through the grapevine, Neeson heard rumours about a friend of a friend who needed a kidney.That ... Read More »

Spike in crime prompts Calgary police to release dramatic helicopter footage of ‘reckless’ car thefts – Calgary 

An average of 12 cars are stolen in Calgary a day. Police say it has a lot to do with our Fentanyl crisis. See Global Calgary link below for what these criminals will do to get away from the police. Always keep in mind your surroundings. Don't have tunnel vision. It's apparent that it's not safe anywhere. Source: Spike in ... Read More »

Changes coming to University of Calgary’s sexual violence policy | Calgary Herald

Following the lead of other post-secondary institutions, the University of Calgary has released an updated draft of its sexual violence policy and is asking the public to help shape the revision.Dru Marshall, U of C provost and vice-president, said the new policy takes aim at issues like consent and is meant to ensure the safety of students and faculty.“We’ve not had some of the significant issues ... Read More »

Calgary council votes to make downtown cycle track permanent – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

Calgary council votes to make downtown cycle track permanent – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

Bike lanes are now going to be a permanent fixture in Calgary. How do you feel about this? Do you think this is just a part of the Calgary agenda to faze out personal vehicles in the downtown core. Unless you work and have parking provided for you it will be harder and harder in the long term to drive downtown ... Read More »