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Calgary Job picture promising as economy recovers

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Calgary Job picture promising as economy recovers

Chief Economist of Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Ben Brunnen says that Calgary has become a very viable option to invest in and during the coming days  it will be a very good place to search for jobs too. He says that a lot of money is being utilized in the oil sands of this province. These projects are of a very long life-span. And after its on-stream production in 2011, some real good employments are expected to take place in Calgary.

Professionals of different sectors like lawyers, accountants, trades-people, and engineers will be in high demand for sure. Not only these, there will be huge potentials in almost all sectors like construction, restaurants, other services etc.

Adam Legge, CEO from Calgary also hopes for some good...

Calgary Real Estate Agent Crystal Tost on House Hunting

Open House - Home for Sale

So far our Calgary home shopping did not go as planned. Just like

most of my clients I realize I have to spend more money to get what I want. I

found a couple of great Calgary homes for sale but location was a factor on two and the floorplan a factor on the other. Floor plans are so hard to determine

from the pictures and some pictures simply do not do the home justice. It is good for my potential buyers that have the patience to look at the homes

with questionable photography, not so good for the sellers as bad

pictures limit buyer interest. Hey I am a Calgary real estate agent after all, I will look at everything.

Well it is good to get out there and look at homes...

Canadian Real Estate Experts reduce 2011 forecast

Homes For Sale - Canadian Real Estate

Experts reduce forecast for real estate sales

According to Canadian Real Estate Association, Interest rates are expected to rise next year, which will surely bring down this volume. Despite a good performance in sales from July to September, the umbrella organization for Canada's local and provincial real estate boards and associations has estimated a dropped sale in the current year and also for the next year.

The third quarter stared with a low note. Though, it gained a small pick later, but still it was not showing a positive hope, which prompted CREA to make such a negative forecast.

The activity of National Sales is expected to reach 442,200 in the 2010, with a decline of 4.9%. Though the monthly...

REMAX Western Canada real estate forecast for 2011

The RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook 2011, examining trends and

developments in 26 major centres across the country, found that

home-buying activity in 2010 fell short of 2009 levels.

Housing values,

however, continued to climb, with virtually all areas reporting an

upswing in average price, ranging from just under one per cent

to 15

per cent this year. Lower inventory levels in many markets offset the

effects of diminished demand, propping-up price in almost every

instance.

Kitchener-Waterloo,...

Calgary Realestate Stats for Nov2010

Calgary Real Estate Market

Calgary Real Estate Market Statistics for November 2010

November home sales in the city of Calgary remained steady month-over-month, while year-over-year sales were down, according to figures released today by the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®).

The number of single family home sales in the month of November 2010 held firm at 891, compared with October 2010, when...

How to sell your Calgary Home in the Winter

Winter Curb Appeal

Selling your Calgary home in the winter? Winter is a great time to play up your home's cosy charm!

Some people believe it is more difficult to sell your Calgary home in the winter than in the summer. But there are some advantages to selling your Calgary home during the cooler months.

Sellers can take a little more time in considering offers with fewer homes on the market with less competition than the frenzied spring market. The variables that lead people to purchase homes happen year round, job changes, growing family up sizing or downsizing these things are not seasonal at all....