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February 2019

Found 5 blog entries for February 2019.

Who doesn’t dream of a multi-room house with a large garden and picket fence? But sometimes, your palace might be a bit smaller than you hoped and you’ll have to get creative with the space. 

Tiny homes, which are less than 400 square feet, are becoming increasingly popular in big cities like Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.  Despite their size, tiny homes are subject to the same land use bylaws as other residencies.   

However, mobile tiny homes have to abide to a different set of municipal rules, depending on whether they are built on a chassis or on a permanent undercarriage. For example, parking regulations can vary city to city. 

We turned to people living in the smallest of spaces for advice: those living in vans, RVs, micro-homes,

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Every January, Edmonton mails out property assessments for both municipal and provincial taxation purposes. The assessment reflects the estimate market value — essentially how much it would sell on an open market. 

The tax rate is calculated by dividing the city’s budgetary needs by the number of properties assessed. As an individual homeowner, you then pay a share of that tax based on the rate and the assessed value of your property. 

This means that the amount of tax you pay each year can fluctuate based on the assessed value of your home or the city’s budget. 

If you disagree with the assessment, it’s possible to dispute it. 

Before reaching out to the city, check the factual information on record, review your assessment, and compare your

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The BAGGA Team would like to say thank you to all of our clients past & present for making us the Team we are. We think of you as being part of our family. We are very grateful for your continued patronage because we wouldn’t be here without loyal customers like you. You could have chosen any other business, but we appreciate that you have put your trust with us. Thank you, again, and have a great day!

 

Mani Bagga - January 2019 Top Producer

 

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As one can see, it is still a Buyer's Market out there. There is 8.76 months of inventory, which means that it is taking longer for properties to sell and patience is key for any Seller out there. 

February 2019 Edmonton Market Report

Watch our video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPw6EyVuTsc&t=13s

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (until Feb. 9)
One of Shakespeare’s best known plays, filled with humour and mirth. 

The Art of the Book (until Feb. 16)
A book event that only happens once every five years, this is a great opportunity to learn more about both Canadian and international book artists.

Chinook Series (until Feb. 17)
A 11-day performance series that brings everything from dance to theatre together for the community.

Swingin' City Sundays (until Feb. 24)
Free live music and dance lessons every Sunday at City Hall this month.

Habitat for Humanity workshops (until Feb. 28)
The non-profit housing organization is offering workshops to the public — not only are these a pre-requisite to volunteer with the group, it’s a great way to learn about

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