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July 2019

Found 5 blog entries for July 2019.

Where to search Calgary LoftsThe Lewis Lofts have a storied history. They were originally built in 1910 by the J.H. Ashdown Hardware Company and purchased by, Lewis Stationary in 1972. Today, they are a hotspot for Calgary residents interested in urban loft style living. The building is located in the Beltline neighbourhood, immediately south of Calgary's downtown and the cultural hub of 9th Ave. Beltline has the reputation of being one of Calgary's primary areas for eclectic night-life, top rated restaurants and urban culture making a perfect fit for a loft friendly lifestyle. There are varying floorplan options, but all of the units have a balcony, access to fitness centre, owner’s lounge and parking. The Lewis Loft units feature open concepts, 10 ft. high ceilings, brick facades,

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Westman Village is a new condo development that offers its residents a resort-style living experience, including access to the 35,000 sq. ft. amenity centre at the Lake Mahogany Resort! Westman Village was conceived by Jay Westman, of Jayman Homes, one of Calgary’s leading home builders. Jay's goal with this project was to design a truly unique development that sits within the boundaries of a major city, yet provide an array of natural, open, & lakefront, elements. The Westman Village condo development is everything Jay imagined and more! Below are 3 of the reasons you'll love the vision Jay Westman brought to life. 

The Options

The development has a wide variety of condominium location options, however, all residents of Westman Village condos enjoy

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Ramsay Homes CalgaryRamsay is one of Calgary’s most historic neighbourhoods, developed in 1880. It is located in the southeast area of Calgary bordering the majestic Elbow River, Macleod Trail, the Stampede Grounds. This area of Calgary wasn’t named Ramsay until 1956. Prior to that time, it was made up of three smaller communities called Burnsland, Brewery Flats and Mills Estate. Today, it’s a thriving community and here are 3 of the reasons why people are choosing to move there.  

The History

Although Ramsay has seen a boom in development in recent years, there are still many businesses there that have been staples of the community for decades. This community prides itself on its historical significance and creating a quaint yet modern environment. Residents here

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Saving for a house in CalgaryMillennials are facing a mounting challenge when it comes to buying a home in Canada’s largest metro areas. The non-profit group Generation Squeeze suggests that it may take over 25 years to save enough money to buy a home in the current economic climate, according to recent market and economic analysis. Additionally, the report estimates that the average Millennial must save 8 years longer compared to their Baby Boomer Generation parents did back around the mid-1970s.

The grim reality for Millennials living in some parts of Canada is that it may take nearly three decades to afford a home all while living a thrifty lifestyle. Saving for a first home in the Toronto area requires 21 years of penny-pinching, while prospective home buyers in Ottawa or

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Calgary Housing Market 2019Despite sales activity dropping a bit year-over-year, the Calgary Real Estate Board’s latest figures do show some positive signs. According to the most recent states, new listings have dropping by almost 19%, which could suggest oversupply balancing out heading into the rest of 2019 and beyond. 

A housing market recovery is also being driven by homes under $500,000, a segment of the market where demand is stronger and supply has steadily been on decline as more younger home buyers enter the marketplace. 

Even with a higher number of potential buyers looking to make the transition from renting to owning, yea-over-year home sales are still down 6% so far in 2019. 

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