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November 2014

Found 5 blog entries for November 2014.

Calgary lake communities are bustling with activity during the summer months, you would think that come winter, everyone would hunker down and hibernate. That couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, some of these neighbourhoods are busier than ever in the colder season.

If you're looking for things to do, in the upcoming months and holiday season, there is plenty going on.

Arbour Lake

Light the Night: November 28, 6:30 pm

Kids Christmas Party: December 6, 1:00 to 3:00 pm SOLD OUT!

Best Decorated House Contest: December 17, 7:00 pm

Winter Programs: Assortment of winter programs including skating, curling, kids ice fishing, figure skating, hockey basics, pond hockey and power skating.

Visit to download registration

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Maybe you've considered moving to one of Calgary's lake communities, but you're not sure if it's the right fit. The timing couldn't be better. Right now we've got four great listings, each one in a separate lake community.

Please view our showcase of these lovely homes in Auburn Bay, Mahogany, Chaparral and McKenzie Lake. Then, pick up the phone and call 403-519-9102, or email and we'd be happy to arrange a tour of any, or all of these exceptional Calgary lake homes.

Chaparral: $479,900

78 Chaparral Close SE, Calgary MLS # C363750878 Chaparral Close SE | MLS #: C3637508 - view listing

This home has a fantastic location in the heart of Chaparral and close to the lake entrance! Great for families, the house has lots of living space, a great layout and plenty of storage. Some of the special

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Canadian Pacific Holiday TrainWho says Christmas has to break the bank? There are plenty of free things to do in and near Calgary, certain to put a twinkle in your holiday spirit. Many of these events are free, or require a foodbank donation. Remember to dress warm and enjoy!

Christmas Lights Downtown Walking Tour -

This is a great way to enjoy the lights of Christmas while exploring Downtown Calgary. Start off with a skate at Olympic Plaza, and continue down Stephen Avenue. Stop at CORE and take in the Devonian Gardens while warming up with a cup of hot chocolate. Continue to the McDougall Centre and finally end at Prince's Island Park.

Multi-Vendor Holiday Extravaganza - November 22 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Shop til you drop at the Copperfield Community Centre, featuring 2

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It's still a good time to sell your home as the Calgary real estate market enjoyed another brisk month in October with the second-most sales for the month in the history of the city. October saw home and condo prices go up as well.

calgary real estate market and statistics October 2014

For starters October 2014 included 2,148 total MLS sales (single-family homes, townhouses and condos), which is a whopping 10.27% increase over last October. Meanwhile in terms of home prices, Calgary's median price went up 5.33% to $430,411, with the average sale price increasing to $486,411, up 6.49% from September. The October record for sales was back in 2005, when 2,204 residences changed hands.

It's interesting the Calgary real estate market has continued to see increased sales and prices at a time of the year when

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When it comes to all things spooky, there is no shortage of awesome events going on this Halloween in Calgary. Here is a list of some of the most fun and terrifying things to do for Halloween:

Halloween events in Calgary Alberta


This annual spookfest is now held at Stampede Park, which means more room which means more ways to be scared! You'll now find multiple haunted houses such as the Madhouse, Bates Motel and the new Walking with the Dead area. You can also get into some zombie paintball and try to keep back the undead hordes. You can check out ScreamFest on Friday or Saturday night at the Grandstand Building. Note: This is not a kid-friendly event as it is scary.

Haunted Rocky Ridge Home

Since 1987, the home at 222 Rocky Ridge Bay NW has turned into one of Calgary's

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