Thursday, March 15, 2007

Don Campbell Predicted This One

The old-style main street and picturesque river winding through town is part of the charm that is attracting people to Okotoks. Okotoks is the fastest growing city in Alberta.

"Property values, which used to be a bargain compared to the sprawling suburbs of Calgary some 18 kilometres north, have doubled in the last four years." London Free Press

The Okotoks story is similar to many other Alberta communities. The province had nearly 49,000 housing starts last year. Alberta's overall population has increased 10.6 per cent since the 2001 census and will continue to grow with the Oil sands incredible workforce needs. In fact we have only just begun to see the migration that will occur in Alberta and that certainly means a rise in house prices.

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