March 2017

Found 3 blog entries for March 2017.

It's an age old, futile debate- Calgary or Edmonton? We decided to make our own comparison based on 4 factors: weather, nature, urban life, and housing market.

Weather

Calgary

Calgary, while claiming to be a moderate climate, has about 8 months of winter per year. The summer months can be lovely, but they’re short lived comparing to our neighbours in BC or our Ontarian companions out East. BUT, who can forget Leonardo DiCaprio's infamous shock and awe upon his discovery of chinooks.

Edmonton

Edmonton, in the Winter months especially, is cold. There’s no skirting around that one. And unlike Calgary, you don’t get a break from the relentless sting of Jack Frost via lovely, warm chinooks. Even their football team is called "The Edmonton

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What is the #1 factor that we look for in a neighbourhood? Some might say community amenities, some might say cleanliness, but these all come second to one very important feature: safety. We rank safety as our #1 priority. It's hugely important for obvious reasons; you want to rest assured that you and your family are not in harms way. Calgary had recently been declared one of the safest cities in all of Western Canada in 2014, and our crime rate is impressively low. According to Avenue Calgary Magazine, Calgarians also rated safety as the #1 most important quality for a neighborhood. It makes sense that having low crime rates is a requirement for anyone hoping to find a new neighbourhood to live in.

Research shows that communities closer to the

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Luxury homes are apart of that sweet, rich, American dream. They showcase outdoor tennis courts, home movie theaters, elevators, glorious kitchens, and they're chock full of luxurious appliances. Calgary, as a top Canadian city, holds some of the finest properties in Canada. Homes of this caliber are all unique in style and amenities, and the rich city culture combined with stunning mountain views brings the unique Calgarian twist. Investors, international buyers, and Canadians alike are looking to take advantage of the weak economy, especially in Alberta's vulnerable state. So, if you’ve recently inherited lot of money, looking to spoil yourself, or are simply curious of the possibilities, check out these luxurious Calgary homes.

Kestrel Ridge

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