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Buying Real Estate in Aspen Woods

Using a Calgary Real Estate Agent and REALTOR  for your House Search in Aspen Woods

When you are looking at buying real estate in Calgary, it is important to know the areas that you are looking at.  For instance, if you are looking at buying real estate in Aspen Woods (SW Calgary, Calgary West End) there is information that you are going to want to know about the area.

The area of Aspen Woods was established in 2001.  It is located near the areas of Strathcona Park (established 1980) and Christie Park (established 1990) and is located in the south west quadrant of Calgary.  ...

How to Interview a Real Estate Agent

Are you planning to hire a real estate agent to help you sell a home? While many people realize that hiring a real estate agent to sell a home is a good idea, most are not sure how to go about hiring one. By asking the right questions, however, you will be sure to hire the best real estate agent for the job. To that end, here is a look at 5 key questions to ask when interviewing a real estate agent.

How Long Have You Been in the Real Estate Business?

When hiring a real estate agent, it is generally better to hire someone who plenty of experience in the real estate industry. If the agent is relatively new to the business, find out if he or she has access to a mentor who is more experienced. With the proper support, even a newer agent may be able to do a good job. Furthermore, newer agents often have more time to concentrate on their clients, so don't automatically dismiss someone just because he or she is somewhat new to the business.

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Advantages of Buying a Spec Home

Calgary Spec Homes

In this article based upon Calgary homes for sale, I'll speak on the topic of the Advantages of Buying a Spec Home. As an award winning Calgary REALTOR®, I can help you with all aspects of Calgary Real Estate. Enjoy the article, leave a comment and feel free to contact me.

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Calgary

Are you planning a vacation with your family to Calgary? If your answer is yes and you have not made up your mind where you plan to visit and what to do when you arrive there then continue to read this article for the top ten things to do while you are in Calgary.

Heritage Park- this attraction is saturated in history.   The village is a replication of the early settlements in Western Canada which was developed during the 1800s. The area covers just over 127 acres and is located next to the Calgary Glenmore Reservoir.  If your looking for an attraction that the family will love then this should be your first choice.

Calgary Zoo- if your looking for a zoo that has a wide variety of animals the Calgary zoo has well over 1000 different animals.  They are from different countries all over the world.  Attractions at the zoo that are a must see are Kamala the famous painting elephant, the Prehistoric Park, for Dinosaurs and the Botanical Gardens.

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Barbara Corcoran's Real Estate Tips

Barbara Corcoran touches on some great real estate tips that home buyers and sellers should give careful consideration to. Its not always easy telling buyers and sellers what they don't want to hear - but Barbara says it exactly how it is.

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Calgary Real Estate September 2012 Housing Statistics

Despite national trends, the most recent CREB report indicates that residential sales activity continues to show improvement in the Calgary area. In fact, CREB President Bob Jablonksi reports that the Calgary housing market is demonstrating typical behavior for the first time in several years.

According to the most recent reports, residential sales activity increased by 11 percent when comparing September of last year to September of this year. In all, residential sales within the city limits reached a total of 17,018 during the first three quarters. This represents a 15 percent increase when comparing the first three quarters of last year to the first three quarters this week.

At the national level, there has been a great deal of concern regarding the slowing market. The Calgary market, however, has experienced improved sales activity and price growth. Although new single-family listings are steadily declining, sales activity is on the rise. Furthermore, since the number of active listings did improve slightly...