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Condo Corporation Cannot Prevent Rental

Condominium Corporation Cannot Prevent Rental of Unit Condominiums involve a unique form of ownership where the majority of owners control the site in a way that may impact your property rights, but that authority is not unlimited.  The Condominium Property Act (CPA) per Section 32(5) states it cannot prevent an owner from renting out his/her unit.  However, condominium corporations can adopt a rule prohibiting …

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Message from Broker & CEO of City Search

A message from Lisa…   Citysearch is pleased to announce it is very active in leasing and managing residential properties in Calgary and area, from single family detached homes, duplexes and townhouses to apartment condominiums.  Citysearch matches high caliber qualified tenants to the best properties in Calgary…  Nothing gets Citysearch more excited than to facilitate the right match.  Our Citysearch’s tenant mix, a very …

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Ottawa to Close Foreign Buyers Loop-hole

OTTAWA TO CLOSE FOREIGN-BUYERS LOOPHOLE (excerpt from the Globe and Mail – Oct 3, 2016)   “Ottawa will close a tax loop-hole that allows nonresidents to buy homes and later claim a tax exemption on the sale, a government source said Sunday.  The government plans to make sure the principal resident exemption is available only to individuals who reside in Canada in the year …

A Buyer’s Market in Calgary

Back in 2013, Calgary was classified with Vancouver and Toronto as one of Canada’s hot property markets, but now, as prices turn down, Buying a perfect house is both an important and a complicated task. No one would want to comprise when it comes to selecting a place to live. Buying the right home in the right locality and at the right time should …

Dear New Neighbours, Welcome to Calgary

With all the recent talk about economic setbacks and fluctuating prices, it is easy to sometimes forget to look on the bright side. So, I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome those who are new to the neighbourhood and now call Calgary home. Calgary is a thriving city with an abundance of opportunities. Our city leaders are dedicated to building a sustainable community …

Private Member Bill 202

  Click here to read Bill 202 A government MLA has introduced a bill that will review rent control, security deposits and overall housing affordability.   Bill 202 is called the Alberta Affordable Housing Review Committee Act, and is sponsored by Calgary East New Democrat MLA Robyn Luff. I have attached a link so you can review the Bill. The Bill creates a committee …

Calgary’s Latest Economic News: Are You Ready to Shake...

The drop in global oil demand and subsequent economic shakeout continue to shake up Alberta’s real estate economy. With home prices down, Calgary—along with the rest of the province—is turning into a renter’s market. Even in the luxury residential market, Calgary home rental rates are 20% below the levels of one year ago. In Calgary where dependence on the oil market is a powerful …

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Pricey Rental Properties – Our CBC Interview

The Citysearch team was recently contacted by CBC who had requested an interview with CBC’s Andrew Brown at our Citysearch offices in Mission to discuss the executive rental market in Calgary and how the current economy is affecting the higher scale properties throughout the city. Check out the article below: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgarys-priciest-rental-properties-still-renting-1.3404987    

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The New Year is upon us…..

As Christmas Eve approaches, Citysearch would like to wish all our owners and tenants a very happy holiday season and all the best in the New Year. We eagerly look forward to 2016 for big changes to come, hopefully positive ones! The past year has been a difficult and trying time for our owners and tenants working within the oil and gas industry which …

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Bill 204

Bill 204 As reported by CRA, “In the event you have not heard, Bill 204 – – Safer Spaces for Victims of Domestic Violence passed 3rd reading in the Legislature by a unanimous vote of 62-0. In spite of our collective letters to the Government and all MLA’s pointing out deficiencies in this badly flawed Bill it was passed. We were not the only …

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Oil Bust or Bust?

Found this article on MSN re oil prices for your reading interest.   “We are in the midst of the worst oil bust in decades. The industry hasn’t been in this bad shape since 1999, or perhaps as far back as 1986. With prices spiraling down to less than $40 a barrel, companies have been forced to slash their drilling activities dramatically, while cutting thousands …

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Eau Claire Re-Development Proposal

The Calgary Herald recently reported “a proposal to radically transform Eau Claire — described by one councilor as the “jewel” of Calgary’s river valley — inched forward at City Hall on Monday with a unanimous first reading of the developer’s rezoning application. The mixed-use pitch by Harvard Developments includes five towers, 1,000 residential units, and nearly 1.4 million square feet of office and retail …

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