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By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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City council approved the west leg of the LRT, and construction will begin in Oct 2008, with a completion date of 2013.Project ridership is anticipated to be 37,000 to 44.000 daily serving communities of Bankview, Scarboro, Killarney, Glendale, Signature Pqrke, Christie Park, Aspen Woods, Spring ...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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I purchase single family homes as investments ... and I help many clients do the same.  Tonight at the Real Estate Investment Network meeting in Calgary, Russell Westcock laid out how he ensures he is charging  Market Rent.I've been doing this for years. Russell claims he spends five minutes per ...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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An investor friend of mine wrote the below article. I like to share it with clients.Bryon Author: Arlen DahlinA Veteran Real Estate Investor's Strategies for Working With RealtorsHaving a quality realtor on your side is critical in the game called real estate. With this said it is important to no...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Just spent an hour with the sales staff at Calgary's newest executive condo Pre-build ... Waterfront. Anthem Properties is the developer - who have a long history in Vancouver.I reserved a 1 bedroom condo in the Waterfront Executive Lofts for $375,900 ... for ... you.I have to arrive ... with ......

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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I love wine ... and I love charity.On Saturday, Nov 17, I will be attending Willow Park Charity Wine Auction for the 3rd time. It's an amazing event ... where Calgarians dig deep into their pockets and give generously. Last year, the evening brought in about $200,000.My sister Peggy Perry, vice-p...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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As reported in Report on Business on Saturday, energy firms say higher rates won't pinch profits so hard. Most of the increase, will be countered by Alberta's continued effort to reduce taxes. Visit this link for the complete story.http://www.reportonbusiness.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071110.ROILPA...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Around the world in 35 blocksBy Daina LawrencePublished: August 25 2007 01:19 | Last updated: August 25 2007 01:19Calgary's Forest Lawn district used to be a town in its own right before it was annexed by the city, now Canada's fifth largest, in 1961.Perhaps as a result it still has the feeling o...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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I'm a runner ... a biker ... and a swimmer. I begin most of my days doing one of these activities. I normally leave home about 5:45am. On a particularly dark morning recently, I decided to run towards Glenmore Reservoir via our great path ways. Just east of the Ball fields at North Glenmore Park,...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Last night I attended Premier Ed Stelmach charity dinner for our Calgary Homeless problem.It was a grand event, and raised over $177,000.During the evening, Premier Stelmach committed his government to developing a 10-year strategy to end homelessness. Part of Stelmachs plan is to create an Alber...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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This past weekend I was working with a father and adult son.We found a great new home in Cranston for them to move into in November. The builder, Morrison Homes - will remove a bedroom wall to make the home two large bedrooms.It's going to be the perfect place for these two guys ... who both work...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Running with my Altadore buddies Rob and David on Tueday morning, David began telling stories about the bungalow being moved on his street, 49th Ave.Apparently, a contractor was hired to rennovate 50 bungalows here in Altadore ... then move these bungalow to some small town North of Edmonton.The ...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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My Desire is to attract Great Buyers and Sellers!The look like this!-Chrystal Clear (They know what they want)-Decisive-Understand the Opportunity-Stable, and well balanced-Abundance Mentality-Confident-Independent / Helpful-Positive 

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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At a Real Estate Investing Network seminar last night, my mentor Don Campbell (author or Real Estate Investing in Canada), predicted a 12.2% increase in real estate prices for Calgary in 2008. Recently the Toronto Dominion bank predicted a 10.1% increase for Calgary in 2008, and CMHC is stating i...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Forest Lawn is Calgary most internationalThe area of Greater Forest Lawn was first settled in the early 1900s. Settlers moved into three different areas, Hubalta, Albert Park and Forest Lawn. In 1952 the three districts became the town of Forest Lawn. From 1952 to1961 the communities mushroomed i...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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I love living in Altadore. I think it is the hidden gem of Calgary. We are tucked into a small pocket North of Glenmore Trail and East of Crowchild. To the West we enjoy River Park and the Elbow River. Our trails take us around the Glenmore Reservoir or all the way downtown to the Bow River.While...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Yesterday was the first time I've visited one of Calgary's newest communities ... Silverado.While the land is being leveled, and roads and sidewalks are being paved ... there seems to be a real concern for the wetlands and the environment. I was very impressed to learn the home builders, such as ...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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I like to think of myself as an expert in Calgary real estate. I keep on top of the trends, understand how the city is growing, and keep informed of 'all things real estate'. I am currently working with buyers who told me they were interested in buying in Silverado. I had no idea what Silverado w...

By Charlie Teets
(Above-Board Home Inspections)
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 Most homes have fresh air (outside air) intakes generally located in the furnace area. Some have only a pipe that dumps air straight onto the floor, this causes cold, uncomfortable drafts in winter. The solution applied by most is to block the tube with paper, rags or whatever is handy to get ri...

By Jennifer Wilson, Agent Solutions
(Agent Solutions)
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Blog Action Day has finally arrived and I am happy to say that Calgary is a city committed to doing their part for the environment...Are You? There are many ways in which you can participate to help create a greener Calgary. It doesn't take a lot of time once you make the decision to do your part...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Our Fare Share ... what a crazy name to review the Royalites this province receive from the Rich (the oil man). Finally the media is starting to write in realties.I disagree with the provinces 'money grab'.The policies that Ralph Klien created in getting Alberta to where it is today ... will be m...

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