10 ways to keep you and your home cool without air conditioning

10 ways to keep you and your home cool without air conditioning

Over the last week or so, temperatures across the country have been on the rise, with some places even reaching the mid-40s. One of the great modern inventions is the air conditioner: it’s the secret to why the Phoenix area has 4.5 million people living there....
Housing heats ups along with summer temperatures

Housing heats ups along with summer temperatures

Summer is typically a slow time for the Canadian housing market, but there are no signs of it slowing down this summer. The market’s strength keeps taking economists by surprise, fuelled by Canadians’ growing appetite for home ownership. Conditions are ripe in the...
Multi-family housing driving Lethbridge housing starts

Multi-family housing driving Lethbridge housing starts

CMHC released last week an update for housing starts in Alberta, and Lethbridge is ahead of where it was this time last year. At the end of June last year, Lethbridge saw 46 single family homes and 6 multi-family homes started. At the end of last month, those numbers...
Lethbridge’s pop. is up 3%, average person is 38 years old

Lethbridge’s pop. is up 3%, average person is 38 years old

Last week, the City of Lethbridge published the results of the 2014 municipal census, and our population is up by nearly 3%. Over the month of April, 175 census workers visited Lethbridge homes to conduct the resident count, which came to 93,004. Nearly 40% of...
June real estate market report for Lethbridge

June real estate market report for Lethbridge

Earlier this week, Lethbridge and District Association of REALTORS issued their MLS Statistic Report for June. Here are some highlights from that report. June 2014 Sector Listings Sales S/L Ratio Avg. sale price Northside 62 33 53% $203,198 Southside 67 56 83%...

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