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Summers around Calgary are a little slower. Instead of walking as quickly as possible through the snowy streets, people take their time to enjoy the smell of a freshly cut lawn and lilacs. Instead of hurrying home after work to hibernate, wings and drinks on the patio are on the itinerary. Instead of binging an entire season of something on Netflix in one sitting, people are getting on their feet and going on adventures. Another thing that has slowed down this summer? The real estate market.

Calgary has been staunchly in a buyer’s market for a number of months now. Inventory levels were high, without the sales to help balance out the market. This was caused by the economy taking a hit, which had the effect of preventing people from being able to

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There are many benefits that come with owning a home. It diversifies your investment portfolio, puts a roof over your head, allows you to gain equity and so much more. One of the downsides? It keeps you tethered to one spot; unless you are Captain Richard Deane, the Superintendent of Fort Calgary. Captain Deane didn't let anything stop him from moving the Deane House in 1926 across the Elbow river to where it sits today. They used logs to literally roll the house across the river!

All this being said, rolling a house across a river is not for everyone. So instead, why don't you roll up with a house on wheels: a Recreational Vehicle (RV). Many people are turning to RVs as a way to own a home that they can take with them on the road! Popular blogger

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View View View!!! This is the best view locations in the inner city and in one of the most progressive redeveloping inner city areas in all of Calgary!! ** Please note these units are still under construction** Amazing river and mountain views!!!

Wide open floor plans & a fully developed walk-out southern exposure accentuating the amazing views from every floor, total of 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms. Very high end on site custom built kitchen cabinets featuring a luxurious 16ft quartz cover island, massive south view balcony and covered patio. Soaring vaulted ceilings in master bedroom  and an astonishing en-suite!! This is a quality local builder producing high end modern finishes to attract the even discriminating buyers. Close to all amenities,

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View View View!!! This is the best view locations in the inner city and in one of the most progressive re-developing inner city areas in Calgary!! **Please note these units are still under construction** Amazing river and mountain views!!!

Wide open floor plans & a fully developed walk-out southern exposure accentuating the amazing views from every floor, total of 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths. Very high end on site custom built kitchen cabinets featuring a luxurious 16ft quartz cover island, massive south view balcony & covered patio. Soaring vaulted ceilings in master bedroom & an astonishing en-suite!! This is a quality local builder producing high end modern finishes to attract the even discriminating buyers. Close to all amenities, across the

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Stampede Season has arrived!

Today's Stampede Parade kicked off the beginning of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, which takes place from now until July 14th. Get ready for fantastic events, inspiring showcases, homegrown country music, delicious treats and so much more. It seems like every year the Calgary Stampede gets bigger and better, and this year is no exception.

Not sure where to start? Here are 5 things to check out during this Calgary Stampede:

1). Dill Pickle Everything: From Dill Pickle popsicles to Dill Pickle pizza, dill is set to be a main ingredient in this year's Stampede! You can check out all of the ingenious and audacious new creations down at the Midway. Craving the classics? Don't worry, the funnel cakes and mini

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*** Don't let Bowness Road address deter you from viewing this one... as this unit is located on a very quiet side street backing South onto two school play grounds!!***

Attention all investors and first time buyers!!! Very large and very well maintained, AS BIG AS YOU CAN BUILD ON 26FT LOT, (RMS interior measurements of 1057sqft) Bi-level 1/2 duplex offering a total of 5 bedrooms an d two full bath rooms, including a separate self contained 2 bedroom illegal suite. The zoning was recently changed to M-C1 that could allow for the potential to legalizing the suite. Each unit has a large eat-in kitchen and separate dining areas, separate laundry rooms up and down, huge bi-level windows in the lower level, all windows were recently replaced including

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Check out this fun events happening around the city of Calgary this month:

July 5 - Mexifest : Celebrate Mexican culture during Calgary's annual Mexifest! There will be authentic Mexican goods for sale, live music, delicious food, exhibits and so much more. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about Calgary's Mexican community and to celebrate their heritage alongside them. Come out for a day of sunshine and fun!

July 6 - Bowness Community Stampede Parade : We love celebrating the Calgary Stampede each year with our friends and neighbours in Bowness! The Bowness Stampede Parade is such a fun community event, featuring local Bowness talent and Stampede-inspired floats. Fun Fact: Ken Richter was selected as the parade marshal one year!

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Turn key " just move in" immaculate 3rd floor one bedroom apartment unit in a fantastic well maintained concrete building! Very reasonable condo fees as all the utilities are included except phone and cable.

The building features energy saving geothermal heating, central air conditioning, huge gym and separate yoga room, party room, guest suite for rent. The compact but wide-open bright floor plan faces east on the quiet side of the building, centre quartz covered island and nice maple cabinets, very generous master bedroom, in-suite laundry and storage, 4-pce bath, large patio c/w gas for BBQ from adjoining spacious great room. Titled underground convenient parking stall #159. Very convenient location, close to shopping, transit including LRT

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Happy Canada Day Long Weekend!

Canada Day Long Weekend is born out of Canada Day, a day celebrating the birth of the true north strong and free. At Reference they explain, "Canada Day, celebrated every year on July 1, is a Canadian federal holiday that celebrates the enactment of the British North America Act of 1867. The act united three colonies into a single country within the British Empire, and named that country Canada." Essentially, Canada Day is Canada's birthday!

Here in Calgary, Alberta, Canada Day is used to mark a number of notable moments in our year. First, it signifies the first long weekend of the summer! Campgrounds are going to be packed as people get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Second, it is the first official

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This immaculate 2 story walk-out infill air conditioned home located minutes to downtown & walking distance to the river pathway system central will completely WOW you the minute you enter the door!!

Very bright & sunny South exposure glistens through out almost every room incl. a large granite covered centre island & the adjoining great room offers a cozy gas fireplace & built ins, large balcony c/w nice river valley escarpment views from the expansive dining area, the front den could be used as a 5th bedroom, engineered maple floors; thru-out main floor & on upper stairs & upper floor. Nice upstairs laundry (incl. sink) a must-have in any wonderful family home. Master bedroom features a glorious 5-pce ensuite & a massive walk-in closet.

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