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January 2018

Found 2 blog entries for January 2018.

As of earlier this week, northwest Calgary is officially home to the biggest YMCA facility in the world! The 284,000 square-foot facility opened its doors on Monday at 11300 Rocky Ridge Road NW, and it's an amazing addition to our city and the northwest quadrant. 

The new YMCA is incredible, and if you haven't had a chance to check it out yet, here is what you have to look forward to: 

  • 8-lane 25-metre pool, wave pool with a waterslide, lazy river and hot tub
  • One NHL-sized rink and one leisure rink
  • Three full-sized gymnasiums
  • Fully-equipped strength and conditioning centre, with functional training area and state-of-the-art equipment
  • Four-lane, 180-metre indoor running track
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Three fitness and activity
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This week, Royal LePage released their House Price Survey results, which showed many encouraging trends for real estate in Canada and Calgary. For instance, 2017 saw strong growth in the housing sector and looking forward in 2018, condos will be the ultimate choice for affordability. 

“To prospective homeowners in our largest cities, condominiums represent the last bastion of affordability,” said Phil Soper, president and CEO, Royal LePage. “This is especially true for first-time buyers whose purchasing power has been reduced by tightening mortgage regulations.” c

For the last couple of years, the condo market has been saturated, due to an influx of inventory. While this hasn't been overly favourable to condo sellers (though pricing is

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