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  • February 23, 2019
    Seeking Resort Municipality Status
    Tourism drives our economy. But without the right tools and policies, we’re playing catch-up. It's time we start thinking and acting like the "tourism-based communities" and seek Resort Municipal Status for our mountain communities.
  • November 19, 2018
    Shoulder Season in Canmore
    Shoulder season is a great time to visit Canmore. It brings the same powerful natural scenery as always, though, autumn in Canmore is less busy and offers great savings opportunities for accommodation and dining.
  • January 9, 2019
    What’s New in Canmore and Area for 2019
    The year 2019 will bring dozens of novelties to the Canmore community – expansions, amenities, businesses, and more.
  • December 18, 2018
    Christmas in Canmore
    Christmas in Canmore is fantastic! With its magical scenery, festive spirit and fun activities, Canmore is a holiday wonderland.
  • December 4, 2018
    The Top Canmore Lunch Spots
    There are many choices in terms of Canmore lunch restaurants, and there’s something for every taste, whether you like straight-up, easy-going food or something with a flair.
  • November 8, 2018
    Property Management Canmore
    Do you own a vacation home in Canmore or are thinking about buying one? If you plan to rent it out, you may want to consider hiring a property management company.
  • October 23, 2018
    Buying a New Construction Home in Canmore- 4 Reasons...
    Hiring a trusted real estate agent can save you time and money and give you extra peace of mind. Read our top 4 reasons why hiring an agent for a new construction home purchase...
  • October 17, 2018
    Canmore Real Estate Prices for 2018 - Fall Update
    With a recent boom in the local real estate, Canmore has continued to see impressively large growth in its housing market, and we expect this trend to continue well into the new year.
  • October 10, 2018
    Fall in Canmore
    Every season brings its unique blend of outdoor fun to the Canmore area, and fall is certainly no different. We share our favourite activities and events in fall in Canmore.
  • October 4, 2018
    The Mercer Project
    The Mercer Project represents one of the most exciting commercial investment opportunities in Alberta today. This new development in Canmore is classified as a short-term rental, despite being just minutes from the downtown area.
  • September 19, 2018
    Why the Fall is the Perfect Time to Sell...
    Think spring is the best time to sell your Canmore home? We dissolve this myth and explain why you should sell your Canmore home in the fall.
  • September 4, 2018
    Raising a Family in Canmore
    Canmore is the perfect place to raise a family. It has the right balance of small-town feel with big-city amenities. Enjoy a wide array of shops, services, recreation opportunities, schools and more.
  • August 7, 2018
    Canmore's Emerging Luxury Home Market
    With panoramic views of the Rockies, endless kilometres of hiking and biking trails and great value for your money, Canmore is the perfect place to invest in a luxury home.
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    July 30, 2018
    The Trails in Canmore are Calling! Our Favourite Run...
    Canmore is a natural playground and is fondly referred to as a base camp for adventure. We share some of our favourite run and bike trails in Canmore.
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    July 23, 2018
    Don’t Pay GST on Your Canmore Investment Property
    Not sure if you have to pay GST on your Canmore investment property? We discuss the rules behind GST and how you may be able to avoid paying it.
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    July 13, 2018
    Owning a Vacation Home in Canmore
    A vacation home in Canmore is a great investment and offers opportunity to generate revenue through rentals. Read more on why Canmore is the perfect place to own a vacation home.
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    July 5, 2018
    Title Insurance: Should You Consider it on Your Canmore...
    Confused about title insurance? Read about what title insurance is and how it can cover you in your Canmore property purchase.
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    June 27, 2018
    Renting in Canmore and The Rules
    Renting out your property in Canmore is a fantastic source of income. First, you must determine if your home is eligible and obtain the proper permits in order to avoid breaking the law.
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    June 22, 2018
    Canmore Real Estate Prices For 2018
    Thinking of investing in Canmore real estate? The time is NOW! Learn about current market trends and the average cost of buying real estate in Canmore.
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    June 13, 2018
    Summer Event Calendar for Canmore
    Canmore has so many great summer events! Learn about all of the fun activities planned for 2018.
  • April 30, 2018
    Our Top 5 Tips to Buy the Right Property...
    Deciding on Property in CanmoreCanmore is full of wonderful properties of all shapes and sizes. As a  homeowner myself, I know that making the final decision on a piece of real estate...
  • March 28, 2018
    Buying a Home in Banff
    Is It Worth It?Owning property in the Kananaskis region is one of the most sought after privileges in Canada.  Is buying a home in Banff really worthwhile?  According to a recent article in the...
  • Canmore Vacation Homes
    March 9, 2018
    5 Tips to earn more from your Canmore Vacation...
    5 Tips to earn more from your Canmore Vacation Rental written by Devin Stephens Owning a property in Canmore and renting it out on a short term basis can be very profitable for investors...
  • February 9, 2018
    Rustic meets Modern
    Your Everyday Escape Finding that rustic feel without giving up amenities!Today's mountain living is a blend of rustic meets modern. It used to be that when someone said ‘mountain living’, it conjured up images...
  • January 22, 2018
    The 411 on Ski Shuttles in Canmore
    Getting You To the Hill!You have come to enjoy the world class skiing found in the Canadian Rockies but you don’t want to worry about navigating to the ski hill, finding parking and lugging...
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    January 5, 2018
    Dogsledding in Canmore!
    Get Your Mush On! Everyone Should Try Dogsledding.Archaeological evidence suggests that for over 4000 years, dog power has been used by man. Originally, it was used as a means of transport by the Canadian...
  • Canmore Skiing and Winter Activities
    December 4, 2017
    Enjoying Canmore in the Winter
    If you have never been to Canmore, you are in for a treat! This vibrant town nestled amongst the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains is a hidden gem! Some may think this little town...
  • November 20, 2017
    2017 Christmas Events in Canmore
    December...That magical time of year when we take a moment to recharge and spend time with friends and family. What better place to do that than in the majestic mountain scenery that Canmore provides....
  • April 16, 2017
    Canmore Off Market Listings in Low Inventory Times.
    There is term in the real estate industry that many of us are seeing used more and more, ‘pocket listings’. Chances are that this is not quite what you first imagine, partly because the...
  • January 6, 2017
    4 Reasons why Canmore is the next 'boom' town...
    Chinese investments in property are a big deal in Canada. The National Bank of Canada states that around a third of homes for sale in Vancouver in 2015 were picked up by the Chinese...
  • October 2, 2016
    Little Governments: The Homeowners Association
    The phrase “Homeowners Association” may sound innocuous enough to some but it sends shivers down the spines of many. In books and movies this group of homeowners is typically portrayed as power hungry, meddling...
  • September 9, 2016
    House Hunting the “Feng Shui” Way in Canmore
    Tips to help you buy a Canmore Investment property with Good Feng Shui. Even though buying a home can be overwhelming, it is one of the most essential decisions you can make in life. Not...
  • June 28, 2016
    Canada Day in Canmore, it is AWESOME!
  • June 24, 2016
    Contemplating building a home in the Bow Valley? Keep...
    There are plenty of potential pitfalls with new construction; there are hundreds of nightmare stories of new homes that have gone terribly wrong. However, there are some steps you can take to ensure you...
  • May 22, 2016
    Canmore Mountain Market - Warmly Welcomed Back!
  • May 6, 2016
    Thinking of Buying a Flipped Home in Canmore?
      Home buyers often make the mistake of assuming that a recently renovated home is the same as a brand new property. They see the newly renovated property as a problem free and ready to...
  • May 4, 2016
    Becoming The In Demand Property On The Market
    Boost the interest in your Canmore property by including additional key amenities and making the most of the buyer appeal of your home’s top features. Whether you have lived in your home for three or thirty...
  • April 27, 2016
    Green Features: Can They Help Sell A Canmore Home?
    Equipping your home with a geothermal system and solar panels may appear to be a major plus point when it comes time to sell your home, but will it really make a difference to...
  • April 6, 2016
    Bob & Devin's Buying and Selling Tips for Canmore's...
      Currently in Canmore the housing market is growing and its strength has lead to a competitive market for buyers and an easier market for home owners looking to sell. Below are some of my top...
  • March 23, 2016
    Web Appeal & your Canmore home.
      The Importance of Curb Appeal and First Impressions First impressions are important in every aspect of life. We dress to look our best when attending a job interview and some of us spend hours grooming...
  • March 7, 2016
    Canmore Arts Place - Connecting you with Creativity
  • February 24, 2016
    2016 may be a great year to Refinance your...
      Now is a great time to consider refinancing your Mortgage as interest rates are as low as 2.09% (3 year from Butler mortgage) and 2.39% (5 year from CanWise financial) . Many Canadians are...
  • February 21, 2016
    Tips for getting your Canmore Home ready to Sell...
      The snow is melting in the Bow Valley, Spring is almost here and soon it will be peak home selling season. You will only get one chance to make a good first impression in...
  • February 14, 2016
    Buying a Vacation property in Canmore
  • February 9, 2016
    Protesting your Canmore Tax Assessment to Lower Your Property...
    Although you must pay property taxes, you can make sure that you pay a reasonable amount based on the true value of your home and land. Many homes get overvalued because assessors err in...
  • February 7, 2016
    How to Purchase a Vacation Home in Canmore With...
      You want a mountain get away with easy access to the Nordic centre or a cozy cabin in South Canmore that is walking distance from everything. But vacation homes are quite expensive here, and most of...
  • February 4, 2016
    What You Should Do if You Receive an Offer...
      In tough real estate markets, buyers might take a gamble on a home that’s not listed. Here is how you should handle an out of the blue offer. It is the unexpected envelope in...
  • January 31, 2016
    5 Walk-Through Tips for Home Buyers
    One of the most important steps in the process of buying a home is the final walk-through. This is where the buyer can confirm the house is in the same condition he/she has agreed to...
  • January 27, 2016
    The Awe of the Canmore Nordic Centre
    Families love coming to Canmore rather than the busier tourist scene in Banff and this has a lot to do with the Canmore Nordic Centre. This beautiful mountain landscape is where many Albertan families...
  • January 21, 2016
    Canmore Vacation Property Guide
  • January 20, 2016
    Top 8 Open House Mistakes a Seller Can Make
    When you’re ready to sell your house, you will need to get it in its best possible condition, especially in today’s competitive environment. An open house presents an opportunity to showcase the best features of...
  • January 18, 2016
    Sunshine Village's heated chairlift - A taste of Europe...
    Sunshine Village Welcomes Its New, Heated Teepee Town LX Ski Chair -  and it's AWESOME! There are parts of local heritage that we want to preserve where possible for the benefit of future generations and...
  • January 17, 2016
    From Renting to Buying in Canmore - How to...
    While renting a home might seem the easiest way to manage your finances, actually owning the property is much more beneficial. The initial outlay is going to be quite steep, but the guarantee of...
  • January 16, 2016
    Canmore Real Estate Market update - January 2016
    Despite Canmore Real Estate sales volume for 2015 being 1.2% greater than the 13 year average, we did see a 15% drop in volume than the sales volume of 2013 and 2014. Even with...
  • January 13, 2016
    Canmore Fat Tire Biking - What's the hype about?
    Try Canmore Fat Tire Biking This Winter And Get Hooked! If you come to Canmore for a winter break, and perhaps head to the cross-country trails for a little bit of skiing, you will most...
  • January 12, 2016
    A Home Insurance Checklist for the New Year
    As the celebration of a new year has finally come and passed, right after the holidays, many homeowners tend to accidentally neglect various aspects of their home maintenance. Although some of us may have enjoyed rather warm...
  • December 18, 2015
    What To Consider Before Investing in Real Estate
    Making a real estate investment is always a great choice, however, people are usually faced with so many questions that they might be potentially deterred from making such an investment. So let’s discuss several factors...
  • December 12, 2015
    5 Buyer Incentives That Can Help You Close Faster
    Your home is finally on the market and its time to begin the selling process. Now thats its listed, attracting the attention of genuine buyers should be your next important focus. Closing this deal in the...
  • December 2, 2015
    Pros And Cons Of Buying A Foreclosed Home in...
      Foreclosed homes have become somewhat of a popular option for home buyers given the increase in quality of foreclosed homes. Regardless of the path you’re choosing to take in your home buying experience, odds...
  • November 30, 2015
    Canmore Christmas Events
  • November 26, 2015
    Canmore Real Estate Myths and Misconceptions Debunked
    If you’re new to world of Real Estate or have not not bought or sold in the last 5 years, you’ll undoubtedly have been exposed to some of the common rumors associated with the industry. Most...
  • November 2, 2015
    Canmore Realtor - 12 Questions to help you find...
    12 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Canmore Realtor. Not all real estate agents can help you get the home you want. Others, well, there are good agents and there are bad. By asking the questions...
  • October 30, 2015
    Moving to Canmore? Where to connect with locals.
    Everyone who has ever attempted to move to a new town/city can admit that it is quite a daunting task. However, sometimes it can’t be helped, a new job, better schools for your kids,  a...
  • October 29, 2015
    A Spectacular Opportunity to Own in Silvertip!
    Just Listed! 520 Silvertip Pointe - $1,950,000 Style- Walkout Bungalow Sq.Ft- 2541 (Above Grade) Total Sq.Ft- 4203 Bedrooms- 3 Bathrooms- 5 Lot Size- 0.5 Acres Retreat to the lap of luxury. Whether you are looking for a or a prestigious permanent...
  • October 21, 2015
    Canmore Market Update- October 2015
    Canmore Real Estate Market Quarterly Update With the fall season well and truly upon us (and ski season inching ever closer!), we have had a chance to look at our latest quarterly numbers for 2015....
  • October 18, 2015
    Canmore Alberta - Possibly the Best place to Live...
  • October 10, 2015
    I am Thankful for Canada!
    I am Thankful for living in Canada!  Canada is a beautiful country, there is no denying it. Sometimes people take for granted how much of a privilege it is to live in this photogenic nation....
  • October 7, 2015
    3D Technology sells Canmore homes with less stress &...
    With a surging global economy and more people turning to online shopping, it comes to no surprise that businesses of all shapes and sizes are looking to utilize current technology to help their customer...
  • October 7, 2015
    4 Tips for Staging your Canmore Home
    Staging a home for showings can be quite a taxing process but very rewarding if done right. It entails making several subtle changes and decorations that showcase your home’s best assets in a move...
  • October 6, 2015
    Canmore- A Great place to vacation with your Dog
  • October 2, 2015
    Fall Home Maintenance in the Mountains
    Real estate fall home maintenance in the Mountains The leaves are yellow in the Bow Valley and the larches have turned, it is time to get your home ready for winter and plan ahead. Seasonal...
  • September 30, 2015
    Stay in Ski ready shape with these workout tips
    Ski season preparation in the Bow Valley. If you are like me, As you watch the leaves turn and fall, and the wind get chilly, you smell the sweet scent of ski season approaching. You...
  • September 30, 2015
    Attracting Real Estate Buyers in Canmore
    For decades, the real estate market has been dictated by school calendars and the seasons. A Majority of buyers search most actively in the spring and early summer, the reason is so they can...
  • September 18, 2015
    Canmore Zoning- Decoded
  • September 17, 2015
    Canmore Home Search – 6 things you should know...
    If you are a like a majority of the Canadian population, when it comes to buying a home, you are likely going to rely on financing and working with a mortgage lender. Many people...
  • September 17, 2015
    Is your home not selling? Here are 4 Tips...
    Typically, a home that is well priced and shows well should have sold within its first six weeks of being in the Canmore Market. If the home stays on the market for too long,...


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