Trump – Trudeau They Mean Business!

Trump – Trudeau They Mean Business! Historic Meeting is Good News for Alberta Let’s Be Clear – the trade between the countries is big. There is a flow of exports including 3 million barrels of oil daily to well over 35 USA states. The dollar figure is more than $2 billion in trade on a…

Calgary House Prices – 2017 F

Balloon –Bust or Balanced? Calgary House Prices – 2017 Forecast Predicting house prices for the Calgary area for 2017 is a complex task. The market will definitely go UP this year based on the economy rebounding, higher oil prices, pipeline expansion etc. According to the outlook from the Calgary Real Estate Board there are predictions…

Eight Key Players – Alberta’s Oil Industry

  Eight Key Players in Alberta’s Oil Industry   When Nothing is Certain Anything is Possible Since the USA election results for Donald Trump, decisions to be made are major and the resolve of these key players is vital to the Canadian Economy and the Environment. OPEC In an effort to prop up prices since…

Seniors Retire on Cruise Ships – Really?

Seniors Now Planning for Retirement on Cruise Ships – True or False? The rumour started when a couple while on a cruise ship reportedly met a lady who, instead of booking in to an Assisted-Living Condo or Seniors Nursing Home, took cruises back to back. The story is true according to Snopes.com. Mrs. Muller was…

Oil Prices with Trump a Win!

Oil Prices Low but Trump Could be the Boost Alberta Needs Most markets are back to normal after the shock of a Donald Trump win in the US election this week. Although losses and have bounced back, oil still faces pressure due to OPEC’s cut in production (see OPEC in the News Again 10/06/16) Trump…

Can’t Sell Your Home – Rent it out for a Year?

Can’t Sell Your Home – Rent it out for a Year? It’s a Buyer’s Market. October saw the largest decline in housing prices so far this year, according to the latest data from the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB). The average sale price for the month came in at $457,513 — down 6.1 per cent from October 2014.…