Urban design tourism, its becoming popular.  Many cities around the world are investing billions in wacky new architecture and Calgary is just one of many cities on joining the band wagon.

Currently we have two major projects in progress, The Telus Sky project and the new Central Library.  These international designs join a host of other major projects since 2000.

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July 1, 2017 will mark Canada’s 150th Birthday and Canadians everywhere are getting ready to celebrate.

This year the Government of Canada has released the Parks Canada Discovery Pass for Free! Now you will have unlimited opportunities to enjoy all Canadian National Parks, National Marine conservation areas and National Historic sites across our beautiful Country!

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You have worked hard, saved and are financially ready to buy a home and your next step is to find the professionals, Jencor Mortgage Agents are licensed mortgage professionals and can also refer you to a licensed real estate professional as well as lawyers.  Jencor’s team of professionals will provide advise to ensure you are comfortable and you successfully negotiate the best mortgage financing.

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Canadians are living longer.

Statistics Canada’s latest 2016 Census data release, will have big implications for the country’s housing market suggests some economists.

Statistics Canada announced this week that the latest results mark the first time census data has down more seniors than children living in the country as those born during the post-war baby boom continue to reach retirement age.

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Did you know that U-Haul releases an annual report which details the previous year’s highest growth markets? The cities are calculated by the net gain of arriving one-way U-Haul trucks over departing one-way U-Haul trucks for a calendar year. The data is compiled from more than 1.7 million one-way U-Haul truck rental transactions that occur annually and is actually a highly sought after source of information as it offers the most comprehensive data of its kind.

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You’re thinking about buying a home, which means you’ll most likely be in the market for a mortgage. As with any large financial transaction, there is a lot of paperwork involved. Below is a list of the standard documentation you’ll need to provide. After your application has been filled out, the potential lender will set out to verify all of the information provided.

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You’ve bought new home and there are a million things swirling in your mind to prepare as the closing day countdown ticks away. The normal hassles of changing your mailing address, canceling utilities and setting them up at the new place, enrolling kids at a new school, figuring out your commute to work- the list goes on and on.

One of the things that many dread the most,

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Part I – Hiking Rates

For the third time in four years, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) recently announced it will again increase mortgage insurance premiums, which would average an additional $5 per month ($60/year) for the typical insured mortgage.

The increase will apply to newly insured mortgages only and will take affect on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th),

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In July 2016, BC’s government unexpectedly mandated a 15% tax on any foreign national buying real estate in Metro Vancouver. This maneuver was to put a major speed bump on the steady flow of offshore money (mainly Chinese), streaming into the province, which bore the brunt of the blame for Vancouver’s record high real estate last year.

The composite benchmark price,

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As we enter into 2017, we take a look back at major headlines in 2016 and projections for what might lay ahead for Canadians in the next 12 months.

New Mortgage Rules

Last October, Canada’s Federal Finance Minister made an announcement that would affect those trying to qualify for a mortgage as of November 30, 2016. In the past,

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