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Calgary Homes for Sale - Your Guide to Winning a Bidding War


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It's never easy to win a bidding war on a house. You have to contend with anticipating the moves of the other bidders, being proactive and playing the game just right. Calgary homes for sale are in hot demand, which only aggravates any bidding war. The Calgary Real Estate market is competitive, so you have to get out in front of your competitors in any bidding war. Too many times, people get discouraged and throw in the proverbial towel, but this leaves them without their dream home! Here is how you...

Calgary Real Estate October 2013 Monthly Housing Statistics

October 2013 Calgary Real Estate StatsA number of positive signs continue to develop within the Calgary housing market. Nonetheless, the most recent CREB report shows that Calgary has still not reached 2006 levels.

Anecdotal reports indicate that some prroperties are selling more quickly and that some are even selling at higher than the listing price. A year-to-date data analysis, howeever, shows that city wide sales are still far below what they were throughout 2005 through 2007. 

In all, residential sales activity reached 1,953 units in October. This represents an 19 percent increase when compared to 2012. These numbers also represent a year-to-date volume increase fo more than 10 percent. Year-to-date data also shows that the average residential...

Best Southwest Calgary Restaurants : According to Yelp

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Are you looking for a night out in SW Calgary and wondering where to go for dinner? It may be difficult considering there are so many great SW Calgary restaurants to choose from. Sometimes, it's helpful to know what others have experienced in order to make your decision. Here are three of the best restaurants in Southwest Calgary according to Yelp users:

Savour the Mouth-watering Flavours of the Himalayan

Known around town as one of the best ethnic food restaurants in Calgary, the Himalayan offers authentic, delicious and nuanced Himalayan and Nepalese dishes for a very reasonable price. In fact, Yelp reviewers regularly say that they would gladly pay double for the quality of food that the restaurant offers. With exceptional flavours combining a complex and nuanced mix of...