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Is it time to switch your Variable Rate Mortgage into a Fixed Rate Mortgage? Fewer people believe that rates could rise this year. In a study released by CIBC, 46% of Canadians believe today’s low rates will remain unchanged over … Continue reading
The Royal Bank has released it’s Housing Trends and Affordability Report, which measures affordability for each province, captures the pre-tax household income needed to service the costs of owning a home at market values. Alberta’s housing market is among the … Continue reading
This isn’t an unfamiliar story… A large number of workers in Fort McMurray commute from elsewhere in the province/country. Here’s an interesting read from the Kelowna Daily Courier about commuting to work in Fort McMurray.
For the first time in 5 years, the province has accepted the results of our census. The new official population of 116,407, means new funding. The municipality anticipates $2.2 million in new provincial funding.
The results are in, Census 2012 counted 116,407 people in Wood Buffalo. 2012 Population 2010 Population Fort McMurray 72,944 76,797 Rural communities 4,192 4,216 Work camps 39,271 23,325 Total regional population 116,407 104,338
Ottawa approves $15B Chinese takeover of Nexen . Amid much controversy, it’s now official that the China National Offshore Oil Company has purchased Nexen. Ottawa also approved Malaysian state-owned company Petronas $6 billion purchase of Alberta’s Progress Energy.
Paul Lambert recently moved to Fort McMurray, bringing with him over 20 years of home inspection experience. His inspection company, Infratherm Home Inspections is now open for business and eagerly awaits your business. E-Mail him or call him at 780-804-4880
Generating for Seven Genrations is proposing an alternative to the much-debated pipelines – A railway from the oilsands to Alaska.
Canadians see homes as an investment not an expense.
Alberta will build the most comprehensive environmental monitoring program in Canada with the establishment of a new arms-length environmental monitoring agency.