For the second year in a row, the northwest community of Arbour Lake has been named Calgary's Best Neighbourhood by Avenue Magazine. The ranking comes as a result of the magazine's annual survey, the results of which were released this morning. 

Arbour Lake is Northwest Calgary's only lake community, featuring a trout stocked, 10 acre lake, mountain views, and a plethora of parks and walkways. Located in the community is the brand new state of the art public high school, Robert Thirsk. At the heart of the community is the Arbour Lake Community Centre which runs several programs throughout the winter and summer.

Arbour Lake is truly a community that has it all. Located next to Crowfoot Crossing, one of the largest outdoor malls in Calgary, residents…

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Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta in Canada. People who are looking to purchase a home in this part of the city will find that there many great choices to choose from. You will find some of the best communities in Northwest Calgary. This area is popular because it is where the older homes meet the new ones. This impressive mixture adds a special appeal to the place. Also, this community is ideal because this is where one can enjoy fantastic views right outside their windows.

Living in this part of the city is a treat because it caters to everybody’s needs. Whether you want to have a quiet home overlooking the amazing Rocky Mountains or you prefer to live a stylish life and be able to play on luxurious golf courses, Northwest…

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Your home represents a big investment, and also the place you spend a lot of your time. So keeping your home in good repair is not just important for your peace of mind, but also safety and value of your home. There are three main areas to keep in mind when caring for your home:


• Fire: faulty heating and electrical can be a fire hazard in your home
• Structural: damaged foundation or rotting floors, etc
• Indoor air quality: moisture trouble, or fuel-burning appliances which can cause carbon monoxide. Both issues can cause serious health problems, or even death.
• Occupational: loose railings, stairs, etc.

Preventing/Fixing Wear and Tear

• Leaky faucets, upgrades to floors and walls, etc.
• Broken fixtures, chipped paint, etc.

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For many people, finding the perfect location to live and make a home is not an easy task. You have to consider the overall condition of the place where you’d like to live. You need to make sure it’s safe and you have to be very keen on issues like comfort and what it would mean for you to live there.

Which brings us into Calgary, Alberta in Canada.

Here’s a fact: Calgary’s real estate has boomed and so its housing areas have grown too. In fact, the city’s most sought after places are the North West as well as the South West; places that are closest to the panoramic mountain views of the Rockies.

With inhabitants of over 1.2 million, it comes as no surprise that Calgary is the most populated city in the family-friendly environment of Alberta,…

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Are you currently looking for a Calgary property that you can call your home? Calgary is a big and progressive city. Don’t waste your time looking around at options that do not quite fit your requirements. Because the real estate market in the city is very competitive at present, there is no doubt that only the best real estate agents in Calgary can offer you the right house that you need.

Reliable Real Estate Agents in Calgary

Kirby Cox and Associates are considered as reputable and trusted realtors in Calgary. Kirby Cox himself has been recognised multiple times for his excellence and expertise in the field of selling quality homes over the years. The whole team has also been recommended for their faultless customer service and their skills as…

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A part of the Great White North is Calgary, a city in the province of Alberta. Calgary, a city situated so close to many wonders of nature in Canada, offers you the most exciting and heart-stopping activities and experiences. If you are not in for the adrenaline rush, Calgary also has its own shares of invigorating yet relaxing activities. Here are some of the best activities to try for those who want to be part of the Calgarian Community.

Learn more about Northwest Calgary Real Estate.


In Calgary, a beautiful and untraveled mountain range could be just outside the window, ready for adventurers to give them a try. Of course, it is better to start a hiking plan with the aid of someone who is experienced in such terrain.…

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Thinking of making the move to homeownership? Great! First there are some questions you should ask yourself to properly prepare for the exciting process ahead of you.


Owning your own home is about more than just being able to decorate any way you like; it's about being prepared to maintain your home over the years, realizing that part of your income and time will go towards repairs and maintenance. It's about being willing to take the risks of home ownership with a realistic expectation of the rewards.


It can be discouraging to find that your salary won't stretch as far as the home you want to own. However, sacrificing a huge part of your income just to pay the mortgage can very quickly make home…

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Calgary, the largest city in Alberta, Canada, is also one of the most popular destinations for people who are touring the country. There are many who choose, not only to visit, but to move to Calgary because of its progressive economy and good reputation as a city.

In addition to this, there are numerous attractions all over the city that a lot of people can surely enjoy. Some of the most popular attractions for both locals and tourists alike include the following:

Calgary Tower – If you want to have an amazing view of the city, then there is nowhere else to go but the Calgary Tower. If you are brave enough, make sure to check out the glass viewing platform featuring great views to the streets below. Aside from sightseeing, you can also have a…

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