New to Calgary and Buying a House
For those that are new to Calgary and Canada, congratulations! To us and to many others, Canada is one of the best countries in the world to live in. If you already live in Canada and want to move to Calgary, Alberta, we can say you are making a great choice. Whether you are new to Canada or new to Calgary, we can help you buy a home in this wonderful city of Calgary.
Knowledge is power. Especially when it comes to buying a house. Make sure you get informed about buying real estate in Calgary. We made a small selection of trustful websites, all related to real estate in Calgary and area. In addition, read our post on the questions a mortgage lender will ask.
Trustful sites about buying a house in Calgary:
- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation – (CMHC) Canada’s national housing agency. A wealth of information, downloadable brochures and workbooks.
- For more information on mortgages, also see our post on this topic;
- Calgary Board Of Education – Find schools, where new schools are being built and much more.
- CREB, the Calgary Real Estate Board– Gives a lot of information on communities as well as all the statistics available on sales, prices etc. It also gives lots of information on the buying process.
- City of Calgary – A very informative site on almost anything a Calgarian needs to know, living in Calgary.
- Real Estate Council of Alberta – Information about the Act, rules and regulations and how the consumer is protected when working with a Realtor®.
- Calgary Areas – A guide to local communities and associations in Calgary.
- Calgary Police – Informs about crime in all Calgary communities.
- Calgary Transit – All transportation routes and lines.
- How Realtors Help – Another informative site that clearly explains the value of a Realtor.
- Rent Faster – A good website to find homes for rent in Calgary. It may be a good option to rent first. Get to know the city first!
- Kijiji – Find homes for rent in Calgary
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If you are new to Calgary and Canada or if you ever have a question about real estate in general, do not hesitate to contact us.
We have helped many newcomers find their new home in Canada!