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How to protect your investment once you buy a home

Buying a home is probably the biggest investment you’ll ever make. It’s a lot of money down for a long time if you take out a mortgage, but it’s also the place where you and your family create memories together. After signing the papers and moving into your new home, you want to make sure […]

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Examining the First-Time Homebuyers Incentive

The Government of Canada has recently released information on its new homebuyers incentive program. This program aims to help first-time homebuyers who may be struggling to afford the home that they’ve always wanted. The government is offering an interest-free loan to help homebuyers take out smaller mortgages to keep monthly payments lower. The only small […]

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The benefits of buying a home in the summer

With summer on the horizon, you’ve probably noticed ‘for sale’ signs popping up everywhere. If you’ve done your research, you know that now is one of the most popular times to buy a home so, being the smart, savvy shopper that you are, you know that maybe you should wait for the market to cool […]

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More buyers in the Calgary real estate market

Over the last few months, there have been more homes listed on the Calgary housing market than the number of buyers, creating a buyers’ market; however, May saw a decrease in new listings and a growth in sales. Calgary is still oversupplied in terms of homes for sale, but this change is helping move the […]

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Buyers Have More Power in the Luxury Home Market

Have you ever thought you’d look really good in a million-dollar condo looking out over the river and downtown Calgary? Perhaps with a friendly concierge at the front door, an Olympic-sized swimming pool complete with a hot tub? What about a 5000 square foot home on the west side of the city with a mountain […]

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2019 is going to be a buyers’ market

As Alberta continues to battle with economic challenges, the Calgary real estate market is expected to take a slight dip in 2019. In response, buyers who have been waiting for the right time to invest may have just found their golden opportunity. Calgary home prices are expected to fall by 2.34 per cent this year, […]

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Affordability continues in Calgary’s housing market

The start of a new year means reflecting the past twelve months, helping us recognize that 2018’s housing market actually favoured those in search of a new property in Calgary. When making any purchase, buyers love to see and hear the word affordable, especially when making large purchases like a house. In recent years, we […]

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RE/MAX Forecast: 2019 Real Estate in Calgary

Well, another year of buying and selling has passed us by – and what a year it’s been! The new year brings with it time to reflect on the past twelve months and see what the future holds for local Calgary and Canadian real estate markets. 2018 was a slow year for real estate, with […]

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How a buyers’ market actually benefits you

Deciding when to buy or sell a house is always tricky. It often occurs when the time is convenient for the seller, not when the time is right. Since people need to move, start new jobs or the weather will turn nasty shortly, home purchases and sales are done whenever they can be. November is […]

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Real estate superstitions that could spook buyers

With Halloween only days away, the annual traditions and superstitions flood the city. Businesses are decorated in orange and black, you’ll find yourself running into cobwebs and black cats more often than usual and find broomsticks around just about every corner. These traditions keep the spooky atmosphere alive each year and help get people to […]

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