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The benefits of buying a home in summer

It’s time for you to buy a new home, now what? There are so many things to consider when you picture your dream home, but people rarely think about the time of year to buy. Here are four reasons that you should consider shopping for a new home in the summer months. Warmer Weather Perhaps […]

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How to prepare for moving day

The big day is only weeks away. You have butterflies in your stomach, both excitement and nerves. The new place is great, but how did I accumulate so much stuff?! Sound familiar? It’s easy to forget how many things you really have until you need to pack up everything and move. There’s something about packing […]

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More millennials are jumping into homeownership

More millennials are in the market to buy a home in the near future, according to a new study by RBC. The study showed that 50 per cent of millennials (aged 18 to 34) express a desire to buy homes in the near future. Overall, 32 per cent of Canadians would like to buy a […]

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Tips for a quick spring home sale

With the first day of spring, comes the unofficial launch of home buying (and home selling) season. The real estate market generally heats up during spring months, and luckily for home sellers, this season offers unique opportunities to up curb appeal and the overall appearance of your home. If you are planning to list your […]

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A portrait of first-time homebuyers

Every year, Genworth Canada surveys first-time homebuyers across the country to get a better understanding of the marketplace for those diving into real estate for the first time. The 2017 survey results were released recently, and here’s some of the key findings: 71 per cent were renters 41 per cent of buyers purchased a home […]

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Our top 10 tips for packing and moving

If you are in the process of buying a home, the packing and moving process is a big part of the transition, so you want it to go smoothly. From the first step to the last, here’s our top 10 tips for making packing and moving a breeze: Get different sized boxes: to help keep things […]

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We are not just luxury homes!

We have gained a reputation in the past several years as being experts in luxury homes, and while we are proud of our successes and great reputation in that sector of real estate, we want to set the record straight—we are not just luxury homes! In fact, we work in all areas of housing from […]

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De-bunking Myths About Fixer-Uppers

Before deciding that your next home must be a fixer-upper, you should do some homework into what to expect when purchasing these types of homes. Many prospective homebuyers tend to have a romanticized version of the entire process, and are quite shocked when confronted with the hard reality. Fixer-upper homes can often represent a good deal, […]

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CREB Forecast: Balance for Condos in 2017

CREB released their 2017 forecast report today, which outlined some general optimistic trends, including that Calgary’s apartment sector is expected to start to turn around this year. Home buyers can look forward to more balanced conditions in the condo market this year, thanks to stabilizing in the price and inventory of the sector. The attached […]

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Resolution to buy your first home this year? How to know if you’re ready

Financial goals always top the list of new year’s resolutions year after year, and that includes finally plunging into homeownership. Did you make a resolution to buy your first home this year? If you did, here’s how to know if you’re really ready: You have a consistent and stable income: which will make things easier when […]

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