January 2017

Found 3 blog entries for January 2017.

The City of Airdrie is the largest of all the communities surrounding the City of Calgary.  People shopping for a new home often look to Airdrie where they may find lower taxes, less expensive land costs and overall affordability.  Because Airdrie is so close to Calgary, and so many people work in the city to the south, it usually experiences the same ups and downs that the Calgary real estate market endures.  That certainly pertains to 2016.

The Calgary Real Estate Board says the demand for housing in Airdrie has held up when compared to long-term averages; however, along with robust sales there was a marked increase in inventory, both in new construction and resale homes which prevented home prices from also increasing. In fact, there was a bit of a

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Even the Mayor of Airdrie is excited about the community’s vibrant arts community.  On January 28 at 7:00 p.m., the Airdrie Mayor’s Night of the Arts will be held at the Bert Church Theatre, the third annual event to which the public is invited.

This year, six Airdrie artists will be given recognition for their contributions to the city.  The evening will include live performances featuring local and regional talent as well as award presentations. Some of the local talent includes ballet dancers Yukichi Hattori and Galien Johnston Hattori, a husband and wife duo and members of the Alberta Ballet.

Rock artist Art Bergman pictured above, country singer Mark Lorenz and vocal performances from the Cowtown Opera Company will also entertain the audience. 

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With a lower tax base and small-town appeal, Airdrie remains a popular place for families to put down roots.   Airdrie is certain to grow in 2017 as the municipality continues to attract new home buyers that are looking for affordability and neighbourhoods that encourage an outdoor lifestyle.  The City of Airdrie is also a welcoming place for entrepreneurs looking to start a business.

Here are just four of the many great communities that fit this profile in this city just 15 minutes north of Calgary.

Bayside:  This neighbourhood in the south west corner of Airdrie is west of 8 St SW and south of Yankee Valley Blvd.  Nearly 2,500 people live in this community comprised of single-family homes and multi-family complexes.  Prices in Bayside start in the

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