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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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Report: real estate recovery continues in Calgary

According to a recent report from CREB, recovery in the real estate market continues for our city. Last month, Calgary marked a ‘modest improvement’ in sales, as well as an increase in the number of new listings. Despite the shift in inventory this month, second-quarter activity continues to demonstrate improved supply-demand balance and price stability. […]

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Resources for those relocating to Calgary

Moving to a new city can seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Luckily if you’re considering a move to Calgary, we have tons of experience in relocations and we’ve got some resources to get you started. It is no surprise to Calgarians that their home has been ranked the 5th most liveable […]

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RE/MAX Spring Market Trends Report: Calgary 2017

RE/MAX Canada recently released their ‘2017 RE/MAX Spring Market Trends Report’, based on survey results, and it reveals some interesting trends not only in Canada, but in Calgary too. In Western Canada, particularly in Alberta, slowly recovering oil prices, low interest rates, and US approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project have renewed buyer optimism, […]

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Is that community a good investment? How to tell

When you purchase a home, you’re hoping it will continually go up in value — just like a good investment. However, there’s something else that you want to see go up in value as well: the neighbourhood. In fact, the neighbourhood plays a key role in what the home will be worth in years to come. If the neighbourhood […]

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The top 5 Calgary communities for ROI

Money Sense Magazine recently released their list of top neighbourhoods for Calgary, and while the list may surprise you, it won’t once you see these numbers. Money Sense bases their rankings on return on investment and where is an excellent place to buy a home right now, turns out these five Calgary communities are amazing […]

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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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RE/MAX 2017 Housing Outlook for Calgary

Last week, RE/MAX of Western Canada released their 2017 Housing Market Outlook, which assessed cross-canada real estate trends from 2016, and forecasted predictions for the coming year. As for Calgary, while 2016 didn’t necessarily wow, 2017 shows a bright light for not only housing but our economy as well. There were however, several wins for […]

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Buy or sell first? Here’s an option

The big real estate question on everyone’s mind this week is “should you buy or sell a home first?”, it’s been making headlines all over the country thanks to the stark differences in housing markets across Canada right now. CTV News was just one media outlet posing this question this week. You see, if you buy before […]

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The Benefits of Going Green

It’s Canadian Environment Week, and the media and Canadians alike are all abuzz about all the ways we can preserve and protect our environment. But simple, eco-friendly living can start right at home, and there’s plenty of reasons to do it. Homes with green features offer a number of benefits for homeowners: money-saving, energy saving, etc. […]

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