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  Iron Horse Park in Airdrie, Alberta just north of Calgary, may be required to re-locate in 2016 when its lease up on the real estate it leases from the city of Airdrie.   While the City of Airdrie is going to need the parks site for other city expansion in 6 years, Airdrie administration is tr...
HOME INVENTORY PROTECTION Make a detailed list of all your household possessions, and keep the list somewhere safe. Such a list will prove invaluable if you ever need to file an insurance claim. Don’t wait until you have damaged, lost, or stolen property to assemble all the details. The stress a...
Some people believe that interest rates could only go up from here since we are witnessing historically low fixed rates and that short-term rates are already climbing.  Waht if rates do march up while buyers sit on the fence waiting for prices to decrease?  That gamble could increase their monthl...
The city of Airdrie is rolling out it's enhanced bus service October 1, 2010, those enhancements will include new buses and peak morning and afternoon schedules.  Unfortunately the Airdrie InterCity express (ICE) is temporarily on hold after a flaw in the new articulated buses was discovered.   ...
Locals, surrounding  Airdrie and area filed into the Town and Country Centre  last week to hear about the City of Airdrie's annexation plans.  This meeting was designed to keep Airdrie residents and those in the MD of Rocky View that may be affected by expansion plans apprised of the annexation....
Have you ever saved a file on the server at the office or on your hard drive at the office and when you got home wished you had that file, data or image with you.  Here's the solution use Dropbox, it's a FREE service on the Internet that provides you with 2 GB of storage and shows on your comput...
This has been an interesting year so far with plenty of opportunities for Seller and Buyer alike.    We have been fortunate in Alberta to have weathered the Housing Statrts storm and come out not only above most of the rest of Canada for Housiong Starts but even beat last years starts.   Resale h...
  Airdrie Fest 2010 The City of Airdrie is proud to present the first annual Airdrie Fest, a community festival showcasing Airdrie community organizations and businesses. Due to the overwhelming success of the "Airdrie Community Showcase" (designed for Not-for-Profit groups to do fall registratio...
In a recent article in The Globe and Mail it was reported that; "Canadians looking for homes are used to visiting the industry-funded to browse listings. But the brokerages feel the site lacks the advanced information features about specific neighbourhoods that are needed to deal with ...

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