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Altadore Market Forecast

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As the oil and gas industry slowly begins its rebound from the economic downturn over the past two years, we are cautiously optimistic that the worst is behind us. With predictions for a progressively stronger job market over the next four years, we are hopeful that the promise of increased economic stability will create a greater demand for housing throughout Calgary.With increased … [Read more...]

Urban Loop – Unit #1 SOLD

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Brand New Marda Loop Townhomes Unit #1 is NOW SOLD! - ONLY 1 UNIT LEFT!The highly anticipated URBAN LOOP TOWNHOMES by SAGEBROOK DEVELOPMENTS is officially 75% SOLD! An encore to the SOLD OUT MARDA 35 TOWNHOMES – These brand new townhomes will feature a unique contemporary style bound to make a statement and turn some heads. Located steps from Trendy Marda Loop and hosting almost 2,000 … [Read more...]

Urban Loop – Unit #3 SOLD

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Brand New Marda Loop Townhomes Unit #3 is NOW SOLD!The second unit of the highly anticipated URBAN LOOP TOWNHOMES by SAGEBROOK DEVELOPMENTS is officially SOLD! An encore to the SOLD OUT MARDA 35 TOWNHOMES – These brand new townhomes will feature a unique contemporary style bound to make a statement and turn some heads. Located steps from Trendy Marda Loop and hosting almost 2,000 square … [Read more...]

Breaking Ground

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Ground has officially been broken on site of the highly anticipated URBAN LOOP TOWNHOMES by SAGEBROOK DEVELOPMENTS! - with the existing structure removed contractors are on site and construction has begun! This exciting new development located only steps from bustling Marda Loop will showcase all of the quality we expect from a Sagebrook project. Boasting contemporary open floor plans and high … [Read more...]

Urban Loop – Unit #2 SOLD

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Brand New Marda Loop Townhomes Unit #2 is NOW SOLD!The first unit of the highly anticipated URBAN LOOP TOWNHOMES by SAGEBROOK DEVELOPMENTS is officially SOLD! An encore to the SOLD OUT MARDA 35 TOWNHOMES – These brand new townhomes will feature a unique contemporary style bound to make a statement and turn some heads. Located steps from Trendy Marda Loop and hosting almost 2,000 square feet … [Read more...]

2016 Forecast

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The annual Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) forecast breakfast was this morning, and while the outlook reiterated much of what has been proliferate as late in the media, there were some interesting take-aways.Firstly, CREB, like everyone else, is predicting modest price declines across all sectors due to a slower than expected recovery in commodity prices, namely oil – estimating an average of … [Read more...]

Are you impacted by the new mortgage rules effective Feb 2016?

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Many will have read recent articles published by Canada’s major news outlets about Ottawa’s new mortgage lending rules, but it seems many are still uncertain of how they are actually impacted. Let us help with some clarification. The new legislations are meant to take effect in February of 2016 and are, in the words of the new Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, “a bid to target pockets of … [Read more...]

Live in the Loop from $2,408/month

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ARE YOU IN THE LOOP!?!?We are proud to officially announce that the Marda 35 Townhomes are now officially 100% complete and move-in ready! Live only steps to parks, schools, shopping and public transit, these homes offers outstanding access to amenities amid the vibrant community appeal of Marda Loop. Featuring bright open concept floorplans with soaring 10-foot ceilings - townhome living … [Read more...]

Custom Home Building Seminar

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Sagebrook Developments & Phase One Design Present: THE CUSTOM HOME BUILDING SEMINAR!Are you considering BUILDING a CUSTOM HOME?Building a new custom home can be a very rewarding experience for you and your family - but where do you start?Join us for our next monthly intimate Information Session Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 from 6:00-8:00pm - Save your seat by clicking here.Guest … [Read more...]

Breaking News!

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Valued clients and friends, We have some exciting news to share! NewInfills Marketing and Sales has recently merged with Frances Dares and Associates, a leading real estate team in Calgary. Together, we will be known as the Urban Upgrade Real Estate Team, servicing both new and resale properties throughout Calgary and surrounding areas.  This new partnership will allow us to market your home … [Read more...]

New Flames Arena Announced

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Yesterday, the official release of CalgaryNEXT wowed the city of Calgary, its residents and hockey fans worldwide. A proposed multi-purpose stadium, events centre and Flames arena in West Village accompanies a variety of uses and has the potential to transform the city. Calgary Sports and Entertainment President and CEO, Ken King, has massive plans for an $890 million facility to be the new home … [Read more...]

Jays Game! Here’s Where To Watch It!

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If you haven’t been gripped by Blue Jay fever and baseball fandom after the game five and series win over the Texas Rangers, you’ve either been hiding under a rock, on a vacation without any media, or sleeping off your turkey meal.The American League Championship Series (ALCS) starts today and the Jays will be facing the Kansas City Royals.If you can’t afford a $500 round trip to Toronto … [Read more...]

Hosting a Perfect Open House

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The tradition of open houses has long been around and for good reason. For buyers completing the open house circuit, it can be a great way to shop around and get a good feel for the real estate market. For those planning to build their own custom new infill, it can provide the needed inspiration that goes into choosing design features and finishings. Lastly, for those looking to sell their home, … [Read more...]

Home Prices are Booming and so is the Calgary Infill Business

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Check out a great article on our cities booming Infill business: CLICK HERE … [Read more...]

The Alberta Flood Effect On Real Estate – Preliminary Analysis

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By Don R. CampbellIt sure didn’t take long for the questions to start coming in on how the flooding will affect the real estate market. While we at the Real Estate Investment Network were focusing on doing whatever we can to provide updates/answers/an information hub/support/insurance info throughout the weekend – in the background the real estate questions began to come in.Of course, we … [Read more...]

Right Here – Calgary Destination Video

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This video showcases Calgary's unique energy and community vibe and shows that Calgary is no longer a big small city but rather an emerging global city. You need to be Right Here to be part of the energy. Music by: Jocelyn & Lisa www.jocelynandlisa.com Lyrics by: Mike Shields www.mikeshields.com/ … [Read more...]

Inner-City Real Estate Prices Skyrocketing’ Thanks to Walkability

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CALGARY — Proximity to amenities – an area’s accessibility – has become one of the key determinants of a residential property’s value, according to the Real Estate Investment Network.And a neighbourhood’s ‘walkability’ to those amenities is becoming increasingly more important to potential homebuyers. REIN says the latest research shows that there is indeed an association between a … [Read more...]

Calgary ranked top Canadian city in which to live

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CALGARY — Calgary has overtaken Ottawa as the best place to live in Canada, according to an annual survey by MoneySense magazine in a ranking based on hard data such as employment, housing prices, crime, weather and household income. In releasing its results of 200 Canadian cities on Wednesday, the magazine said “high incomes and an abundance of jobs fuelled by the boom in the energy sector are … [Read more...]

Inner-city rebirth has prices on the rise, but population growth hasn’t kept pace

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Moving in is no longer out in Calgary’s real estate market. After years of watching homebuyers flock to far flung suburban neighbourhoods on Calgary’s periphery, the inner city is finally getting some love. “There has been a shift, we’ve noticed it as well — we’re seeing the inner city exploding,” said Becky Walters, president of the Calgary Real Estate Board. “People are concerned about their … [Read more...]

Calgary Luxury Home Sales set Another Record in November

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48 MLS sales of more than $1 millionFor the second month in a row, Calgary’s resale housing market has set a record for luxury home sales. In November, there were 48 MLS sales in the city of more than $1 million, the most ever for the month of November, according to the Calgary Real Estate Board.  Last year, there were 34 sales in November in the upper-end market and this year’s total … [Read more...]

Boost in migration strengthens Calgary housing market: CMHC

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CALGARY — Strong employment growth in the Calgary region has sparked more people from other parts of the country to move here, buoying the local housing market for the next two years. According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., net migration to the Calgary census metropolitan area will balloon to 20,000 people this year after numbers dropped to 9,209 in 2010 and 11,220 in 2011. And the CMHC … [Read more...]

Calgary home builders complain city red tape worse, mires inner-city projects

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CALGARY — Mike Borkristl gave the city plans for three virtually identical fourplex homes in northwest Calgary this summer, and then waited. A city planner’s review of one project took three days. Another took 21/2 months. Building a house in a southwest neighbourhood has cost Borkristl’s client more than $100,000 in applications, appeal fights and backfilling the construction hole until next … [Read more...]

Unique Calgary Infill Features Home Theatre Underneath Garage

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Underground tunnel leads from home to room By Mario Toneguzzi, Calgary Herald July 26, 2012 6:02 AM - Photograph by: Ted Rhodes , Calgary Herald Thomas Ferianec has created a unique infill home in the Altadore neighbourhood. CALGARY — Thomas Ferianec has sold a number of infill homes in the southwest Altadore neighbourhood of Calgary. But his latest one is “cutting edge,” he says, and “the … [Read more...]

New Mortgage Rules

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Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, announced the following changes to the standards governing government‐backed insured mortgages: 1. The maximum amortization period was reduced from 30 years to 25 years.2. The maximum amount Canadians can withdraw in refinancing their mortgages was lowered to 80 per cent from 85 per cent of the value of their homes.3. The maximum gross debt service ratio … [Read more...]

Luxury Home Sales in Calgary Set Record in May

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CALGARY — Luxury home sales in Calgary during the month of May have set an all-time record, the Herald has learned. According to the Calgary Real Estate Board, as of Tuesday, there have been 74 sales this month for more than $1 million comprising four condos and 70 single-family homes. The previous record for luxury home sales during a month was 61 in March 2007 and July 2007. “We are seeing a … [Read more...]

Bidding Drives Home Sale to $6 Million, Third Highest in Calgary

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It is a testament to Calgary's strong luxury home market. An upscale Britannia home recently sold for $6 million in just days, as multiple bids upped the price by $1 million from its original listing, making it the third most expensive MLS sale ever in the city, the Herald has learned. The custom-built twostorey-plus sandstone estate property has more than 10,000 square feet of development with … [Read more...]