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October 2011

Found 3 blog entries for October 2011.

Beautiful Lake Midnapore - You Can Live Here Now

Lake Midnapore has long been considered a desirable southwest community but now that it has matured, the neighbourhoods surrounding the lake are more relaxed and comfortable. That's why Lake Midnapore Homes are so sought after. This neighbourhood is near Macleod Tr and Shawnessy Blvd offering quick access to highway 22x for your getaway westward and to highway 2 northbound to work or downtown.

What is a luxury home worth if it's not in a wonderful location? You can buy million dollar homes in Calgary and outside the city, but a home beside a perfect sized lake is very rare anywhere in Canada, let alone Calgary.  Homes surrounding Lake Midnapore have the character of lakeside cottages. While you can buy

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New Migrants Helping to Keep Real Estate Sector Healthy

New stats show Calgary is an attractive place to live, especially during a recession. With the more positive job prospects in the Alberta economy, people across Canada are packing up and heading West. Alberta created 86,000 new jobs in the past year, and now has one of the lowest provincial jobless rates in Canada, at 5.6 per cent.

Calgary Development Council expects Calgary's population will grow another 18,000 by 2012. One interesting stat that comes out of their report shows the people of ages 50 to 60 will comprise almost half of that growth. The other big portion will be kids aged 0 to 9. Other age groups will actually decrease in number.

That could mean that older people are migrating

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September's Sales Show Nice Increase - A Healthy Market for Sellers

CREB has just released stats showing the Calgary housing market is improving. Sales volume and prices rose. 

Calgary single family home in September had an average sales price of $466,167 which was about 1.3% above last September's average prices, while the median price was $400,000. Total unit sales of 1,036 in September, 2011 was 8% above levels in September 2011.  Year-to-date sales totaled 10,518 units a 10 per cent increase over last year which a very positive statistic.

Million dollar homes in the range of 1,000,000 - 1,249,999 grew from 9 last September to 19 last month. Over all there has been only 6 more million dollar properties sold in the first 3 quarters this year

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