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Situated in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, north of Fish Creek Park, is the eclectic neighborhood of Canyon Meadows that was built in 1965 with an estimated number of 3,195 people living in the area. There is a rolling plane above Fish Creek Park and this is where it got its name. Located to its east, you will find the MacLeod Trail and to its West is the 14th St. The north portion of Canyon Meadows is bounded by Anderson Road. One of the city’s premiere private clubs is also open in Canyon Meadows. It is called The Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club and is one of the 7th golf courses in Calgary. In 2019, 78 single family homes were sold in Canyon Meadows real estate sales with an average price of $513,142 while there were 38 condos and townhouses that were sold with an average price of $201,309. The Canyon Meadows Pool which is open all-year round, Fitness Center, Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club, and Fish Creek Provincial Park are one of the few recreational activities that are available for Canyon Meadows. Whatever the season is, the parks and other beautiful sceneries are worth checking out. There are numerous schools around the neighborhood perfect for families with children. The community also offers different activities such as Kumon Math, dog classes and training, Jazzercise, Brownies, and Mom and Tots. Canyon Meadows is a perfect place to settle down and grow old. There are plenty of houses to choose from that can satisfy your needs and lifestyle. It gives off a home-y feel and is relaxing to be in with many activities to try and enjoy. 

Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club

Within the community you’ll find some great amenities the Canyon Meadows aquatic and fitness center that is located beside the high school Dr. EP Scarlett, in the summer you can take up some racquet sports on the courts located between the fitness centre and high school.

Canyon Meadows offers great access to get around the city, with Mcleod Trail bordering the community, Deerfoot just minutes away heading east on Anderson, and once the ring road is completed, drivers will have access by heading west on Anderson and you’ll have convenient and easy access to getting into the downtown core by visiting the canyon meadows LRT train station which was originally Opened in 2001 and later saw renovations and was Rebuilt in 2011 (a platform extension) that is said to serve thousands of passengers every year! 

What makes up the Canyon Meadows community? According to the 2012 census in Canyon Meadows the community had a population of over 7,700 residents that lived in 3,190+ dwellings, the community has a population density of 2,510 per km2 as the community has a land area size of 3.1 km2

Current listings in Canyon Meadows are priced starting from around the low 300s to 350k region which makes the area desirable if only considering housing prices. 

For golf lovers, you’ll find a fantastic golf course attached to the community, this course hosts the annual shaw charity classic which is a pro golf tournament that is apart of the champions tour, a highly popular and flagship event in the city of Calgary.

Purchasing a house is like planning a huge wedding ceremony—it has several months of excitement attached to it. There’s a fair amount of stress in the planning work you have to go through.

All of us have or will have to go through this phase in our lives when we’re searching for a place to settle down. A few factors to keep in mind before purchasing a home are mentioned here:

Check out the area:
Once you look at the building carefully and develop a liking, run a detailed analysis of the nearby landscape.

Look for the resistance it offers for flooding and other natural disasters. The driveway should be enough to help you with your transportation needs.

It’s an add-on if the house has a fence wall around it for safety. Also, if there are fences, are they positioned safely?

Look for a well-insulated house:
The home you consider should be comfortable for you and your family.

Take a detailed look at the attic and water pipers. All the ducts and pipes should be properly insulated because that will decrease your cost of maintaining the heating and cooling system by a mile.

Having double paned windows also offer a fair bit of savings. They also make the place soundproof, enhancing the comfort level.



Location of the House:
The quality of the location will influence the renters attracted to your home and its future value as an investment.
The most important factor for making any real estate investment is its location.

Different things play a role in this factor such as access to transportation, schools, hospitals, shopping malls and restaurants.
If the location offers more convenience to the renters, there will be more in it for you as an investor.

Safety is the first thing every individual or family is looking for before purchasing a property.
Nobody would want to live in a neighborhood that isn’t safe.

You can do this by visiting the local police station and looking a look at the crime stats for the area.
Statistics Canada is also a useful resource to find crime rates in different areas of the country.