OUR annual HO HO HO SHOW will be this FALL - NOV. 17  at our Town & Country Hall.


visit:  airdriewomen.ca


for more information -


Table Rentals and Memberships are available.


Will be a Spectacular SHOW -  


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160 Acres inside NE Calgary, newly annexed

 Quarter Section located within the city limits of Calgary. This parcel of land is located within The City of Calgary boundaries and is presently in the Northeast Regional Policy Plan.

The new airport expansion lies directly to the south and west and will create thousands of jobs.  As well, to the north is Rocky View County.  There is the Cross Iron Mills Mall, Costco, proposed Horse Race Track, Wagon Wheel Industrial Park, where Wal-Mart has their Western Regional food distribution warehouse. As well there is the Highfield Industrial Park and Target is presently building their western regional warehouse there with much more growth on the books.

Price: $17,600,000

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Rule Changes - The Ugly


Hope you are all enjoying the summer and getting ready to get back to normal routines.

Back in July, the Canadian Government made changes to the mortgage lending rules and I would like to review four financing situations that highlight how much impact these changes have going forward.

1) Nullified Switch

The Facts: Your existing mortgage with a remaining amortization of more than 25 years is up for renewal. You have less than 20 percent equity. You have found another lender with a great rate but your gross debts exceed 39% of your income.

The new reality: Kiss the better rate goodbye. Only your existing lender with the higher rate can re-lend without re-qualifying you.




2) Consolidation Blues

The Facts: You have an existing mortgage and...

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Here is a wonderful link to CMHC to help NEWCOMERS to Canada learn more about owning a home in Canada.


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Apart from setting money aside for Calgary mortgages, more city residents – as well as those living countrywide – may want to increase their emergency savings fund.

According to a poll conducted by CIBC, approximately half of Canadians don't have adequate savings for emergencies. The most likely to be prepared for emergency situations are residents in the 45-to-64-year-old demographic; three in five of these residents have emergency funds.

Christina Kramer, CIBC's executive vice president of retail distribution and channel strategy, indicated having extra money set aside for unforeseen circumstances related to one's home is vital, and many Canadians are recognizing that.

"Our poll shows an opportunity for more Canadians to start building up an emergency fund, to help get them through...

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