Calgary Real Estate News
Choosing a Neighbourhood in Calgary
It is important that the part of Calgary you choose to live
in is well suited to you and your family. The following is a
list of considerations and possible problem areas:
The quality of air, water and soil is a top concern as a polluted
neighbourhood can be detrimental to both your health and property
value. Ask your real estate agent, neighbours and local media
about any known environmental issues in the area.
The home you are considering may be tidy and attractive inside
and out, but how does it compare to the surrounding area? Explore
the neighbourhood, keeping an eye open for signs of neglect (overgrown
lawns, houses in need of paint, trash and junked appliances
littering yards). No matter how diligent you are in the upkeep
of your property, a run-down neighbourhood can drive your property
Check with the local police department to find out if the
home you are considering is in a safe Calgary neighbourhood.
The Calgary police may be able to provide statistics regarding
break-ins and other crimes.