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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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Calgary Not the Most Expensive City in Alberta - 09/28/09 06:40 PM
In a recent Coldwell Banker Home Price Comparison Index of North America's most expensive homes, Fort McMurray beat out both Calgary and Edmonton real estate markets as the most expensive market in Alberta. In fact, Fort McMurray ranked fourth (Calgary ranked fifth with an average price of $525,525) for the most expensive markets in Canada. This study compared the average price for homes that are 2200 square feet, with four bedrooms and two bathrooms in markets around North America. This statistic adds to a number of unbelievable statistics surrounding the community of Fort McMurray. For instance, the average home price in (0 comments)
The Revitalization of Calgary's Beltine - Area Spotlight - 09/15/09 09:07 PM
Calgary's downtown and the residential neighbourhoods of the Beltline are 'on their way up' so to speak. In recent years, the Beltline has seen its share of infrasture improvements and new residential and commercial development. In fact, this area was targeted by the City of Calgary for redevelopment, under the Beltline Area Redevelopment Plan, in May 2006. Under this plan and with support from the Calgary police service, this area has become a safe and desirable place to live for both families and young home buyers who want to live within walking distance to shops, offices and commercial areas in the (0 comments)
Great Home for Sale: Was a Grow Op - 09/04/09 05:17 PM
When a home is used as a marijuana grow operation, the home must often be gutted and renovated due to moisture damage and mold infestation. And, due to the hazardous nature of mold, these jobs have to be done by qualified professionals. However, in the Calgary housing market, there are no laws or regulations certifying the safety of the newly refurbished home and no legal or obligatory certification for the contractors doing the work. Often these homes are auctioned at prices that are well below market value and at face value, they seem to be excellent deals. However, I always advise (2 comments)
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