Landscaping? Warning! Scams by Contractors in Calgary

Caution, Advises the Better Business Bureau According to the Better Business Bureau there have been as many as 197 reports of complaints against landscaping companies. This was just in the last year and this figure was only the number of the ones that were reported. Do Your Homework Before you hire a landscaper, do your…

Demolish Century-old Cecil Hotel?

Recent news reports have stated that a notorious downtown Cecil Hotel at the eastern edge of downtown Calgary, abandoned for years, might soon be demolished. The Cecil is one of only six pre-First World War hotels that are still standing now for over 100 years. Said to be a Dark and Evil Place The Cecil…

What? Scorpion Pizza! Yes

What? Scorpion Pizza! Yes Officials of the Calgary Stampede have announced that there will be new food options for patrons to try and Scorpion Pizza is one of them. The Greatest! Dubbed, “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth,” Calgary’s Stampede which takes place July 4-13 this year has new and exciting food dishes. You can…

Building in a Flood Zone! No Worries

Building in a Flood Zone! No Worries There is a new condo development coming to Calgary and it will be right next to the banks of the Bow River. Why? According to the company Concord Pacific Inc. Vancouver-based, the Concord will have the latest and best engineered flood and emergency preparedness. It will be designed…

Residents of Midfield Torn Apart

Residents of Midfield Torn Apart Tenants Just Been Told The residents (173 homes) of the controversial mobile home park, Midfield, in Calgary NE have just been told by city officials that they will need to find another place to live. That means that the roughly 250 people who are tenants of 954 16 Avenue (notified…

Hey Calgary. You Pay Top Dollar! Why?

Hey Calgary – You Pay Top Dollar! Why? Experts in the booming Real Estate Market agree that future home buyers in the Calgary market will be paying top dollar at least in the near future. Many homes and properties are only on the market for a short time before they sell. Many Homes Selling in…

What? Only 1.99 Percent Financing. Wow!

What? Only 1.99 Percent Financing. Wow! The news is all abuzz about the latest rate offered by the Investors Group. They are now offering a 36-month closed, variable-rate mortgage at 1.99 per cent, well below the current standard of around three per cent. Against the advice of the Jim Flaherty The late Finance Minister, Jim…