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Don’t Fall Into These Common Home Buyer Traps

No matter which way you look at it, buying a home is a major investment. But for many homebuyers, it can be an even more expensive process than it needs to be since they fall prey to at least a few of the many common and costly mistakes which trap them into either: paying too […]

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Selling your home? REALTORS® give you an edge in this market

Calgary’s real estate market is currently favouring buyers, which doesn’t mean you can’t sell your home or that you shouldn’t, it simply means you need to be strategic about your listing and pricing your home correctly is incredibly important. There are a number of reasons why using a real estate professional are beneficial during the […]

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Just because it’s a buyer’s market doesn’t mean you should go it alone

A buyer’s real estate market doesn’t mean it’s easier to navigate, it just means the conditions are favouring buyers: lower prices, more inventory, etc. Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner, or first time home buyer in Calgary, the purchase of a home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your lifetime, so you want to […]

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What do you do if your home didn’t sell?

If your home has just come off the market and hasn’t sold, don’t be discouraged. The reason it didn’t sell may have nothing to do with your home or the market. In reality, your home may have been one of the more desirable properties for sale. If your listing has expired and you still want […]

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Tips for Choosing the Right REALTOR to Work With

Picking an agent is one of those critical issues that can cost or save you thousands of dollars. There are very specific questions you should be asking to ensure that you get the best representation for your needs. Some agents may prefer that you don’t ask these questions, since the knowledge you’ll gain from their […]

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Fire Safety is Important This Time of Year

Last week was Fire Prevention Week, but besides the fact that there’s a focus on home fire safety this time of year, homes are actually at a bigger risk this time of year. With winter and colder temperatures coming, people are using heaters and lights more, which creates more fire hazards in the home. Here’s […]

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9 Steps to Home Selling Success

Yes, the real estate market has changed this year. Buyers are far more discriminating, and a large percentage of the homes listed for sale never sell. It’s more critical than ever to learn what you need to know to avoid costly seller mistakes in order to sell your home fast and for the most amount […]

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Affordability rises again in the Calgary housing market

According to numbers released by the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) today, the average price of single-family homes and condos are slightly down again. “Overall sales activity relative to new listings caused a softening in absorption rates, which resulted in inventory gains and ultimately placed moderate downward pressure on pricing,” said CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie […]

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The State of Calgary’s Luxury Housing Market

This month, RE/MAX of Western Canada released their Spotlight on Luxury report, outlining the state of the housing market in properties above the $1-million mark. And while it might seem like the oil slump is damaging the luxury home market in our city, the reality is things have moved towards a far more balanced place. While […]

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Buying or Selling a Home? The Legal Mistakes to Avoid

  When you’re buying or selling a home, there are many important legal issues, large and small, that you should be aware of. To begin with, residential real estate is not an uncomplicated process. When such a major investment is transferred from one party to another, even the subtle legal details need to be taken […]

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