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Perks of Living Near International Avenue

When it comes to choosing a home in the best neighbourhoods in Calgary, a key benefit for residents of the East Calgary community is the district's easy access to International Avenue, a vibrant business district located on 17th Avenue S.E., from 26 to 61st streets. Thinking about moving to Calgary? Keep reading to discover just a few of the best perks of living in an East Calgary neighbourhood close to International Avenue.

Fabulous Food and Shopping

Popular International Avenue Food & Shops

  • Mimo
  • Ramen Tekkotsu Ya
  • Pho Dau Bo
  • Supreme Dosa
  • Golden Cactus Mexican Grill
  • Bravo Restaurant
  • Nile Supermarket
  • Coastal Grocery Market

International Avenue provides a truly international shopping and dining experience with

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4 Security Trends For Calgary Commercial Real EstateIn recent years, commercial real estate has overcome several challenges and shows exciting promise for the future. The newest technology advances have given rise to many security innovations that make commercial real estate properties safer and more secure for tenants and businesses and make building operations more convenient.

To make the most of the growing market, you need an awareness of the top security technology trends that will make your properties not only more secure but more attractive to potential tenants. Read on to learn about the top four security technology trends for commercial real estate.

Merging Physical And Digital Security

Digital and physical security technology are coming together to enhance overall protection. The

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Must-Have Waterfront Home Amenities

Lakefront living offers many charms: the soothing sound of waves, stunning sunsets, and fresh air galore. But before buyers purchase their slice of paradise, they should budget for essential purchases. Keep reading to discover seven must-haves for lakefront homes to make your new abode as comfortable and functional as possible.

Lounge Furniture for the Porch

Making a lakefront home's porch more inviting means more time spent enjoying the view. Be sure to include the following furniture in your outdoor living space:

  • Chairs: Lakefront homes offer stunning views, and no one wants to spend all their time inside. When spending time on a porch, make sure guests can see the beauty of nature up close and comfortably with lounge chairs.
  • Table: A
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Luxury in Calgary City Centre's Eau Claire Neighbourhood

Founded in the late 1800s, Calgary is one of the largest communities in the country. As of 2020, the estimated population is just over 1.3 million people. The region is home to many economic powerhouses, including energy, manufacturing, technology, and logistics companies. That provides plenty of careers and entrepreneurial opportunities for potential residents.

However, before investing in City Centre Calgary real estate, movers will need to select a neighbourhood. New residents searching for the best in luxury settings would do well to select the Eau Claire neighbourhood. Located northwest of downtown next to the Bow River, Eau Claire has just under 2000 residents enjoying a mix of high-quality retail, eateries, and riverside green space. Looking

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Nightlife in Calgary City Centre's Beltline Neighbourhood

Beltline is located in the City Centre Calgary area, south of 9th Avenue and the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks. The neighbourhood's first established district was Connaught in 1905, followed by Victoria Park in 1914. Currently, the city recognizes four districts within the Beltline community: West Connaught, Connaught Centre, Victoria Park, and East Victoria Park. The community derives its name from an early 20th-century streetcar route and is one of its most historic. About 25,000 people live in Beltline, making it one of the city's most densely populated neighbourhoods.

Many locals agree the Beltline neighbourhood is the best community in Calgary for nightlife. Its 17th Avenue is a mixed-use area with a dense concentration of bars, restaurants,

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Best Calgary Lakes for Waterfront Living

Calgary is a vibrant metropolitan city with 1.3 million residents. Situated one kilometre above sea level, the community's landscape is diverse, with lovely valleys, the majestic Rocky Mountains, and gorgeous lakes. Calgary waterfront homes for sale invite anyone to enjoy life on the water, with all of Alberta's natural beauty just outside their front doors. Keep reading to learn about the best lakes for Calagary waterfront living.

Waterfront Homes at Chestermere Lake

Homes around Chestermere Lake are in high demand, as owners appreciate having private docks right on the lakefront. The majority of Chestermere real estate options found here are condos and single-family homes. Not only does the property line in this neighbourhood extends to the

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Calgary Neighbourhoods with Bungalow-Style Homes

Bungalow-style homes are extremely popular with buyers in Calgary. The common characteristics of bungalow architecture, including compact size, low-sloped roofs, large front porches, and expansive front windows, make them ideal in Calgary. The fact that they could be purchased as "kit" homes decades ago led to the proliferation of Calgary bungalows. Although modern-style architecture is more common in Calgary today, many first-time buyers are looking to put down roots in a bungalow. Keep reading to learn about some of the Calgary neighbourhoods with bungalow-style homes.

Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant neighbourhood is situated in the north-central part of Calgary. The Trans-Canada Highway marks the community's southern boundary, providing for

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Tips for Moving Into Your New High-Rise Condo

Life is pretty sweet in Calgary, and the city is one of Canada's most famous for numerous reasons. It is a major component of the oil industry, and events like the annual Stampede have attracted over a million full-time residents. The Economist has dubbed Calgary as one of the most livable cities in the world for 7-plus years, giving it top scores for healthcare, education, and stability for residents.

The Calgary housing market is stable, and mortgage rates are reasonable. As many people are downsizing and rightsizing, high-rise condos in Calgary are widely popular. Condo prices have dropped a mere 1% and average $258K, so they are a good option for both buyers and investors. However, there's one difference between high-rise and low-rise condos

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High-Rise Condos with Calgary Skyline Views

As a consistent top-five contender for the title of North America's most livable city, it's no wonder that there are so many beautiful Calgary high-rise condos for sale. This growing community is the third-largest city in Canada, surpassed in population only by Toronto and Montreal.

Although its rapid growth can be attributed to the oil and gas industry, the city is an increasingly important hub for high-tech, aerospace, energy, e-commerce, insurance and banking. Tourism, with more than three million visitors each year, is a massive boost to the economy.

To accommodate the booming economy, high-rise condominiums are convenient to work centers, close to parks and recreational facilities, shopping, fine dining and entertainment. Five distinct

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Inspire Your Condo Design With These 10 Popular StylesWhether you opt to buy a home, sell your residence, rent a property, or develop a new construction home there are near-countless housing options in Calgary.

Condo living in Calgary is an excellent option with a ton of benefits.

A condo is easy to maintain, cost-efficient, and, in many cases, located in the best neighbourhoods in Calgary. And the good news is, styling a condo is no different from a house.

Here we have listed ten popular condo styles in real estate today. Keep reading to decide which condo type is best for your personality and lifestyle.

Art Deco

Art Deco, short for Art Decoratifs, is a style that has been around for 100 years and still packs the same punch as a popular condo style in real estate today.

Art Deco has a

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