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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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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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Calgary’s Condo Craze: the Benefits of Apartments

There is a condo craze going on in Calgary right now, thanks in part due more affordable prices in the apartment market and a shift in desired lifestyles. Financial Post just published an interesting article profiling the rise in demand for condo living in Canadian cities like Calgary. “I definitely do not want a yard […]

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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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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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How can you tell if that community is a good investment?

Are you in home buying mode this summer? 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 […]

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How to tell if your neighbourhood is a good investment

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 10 Calgary Communities to Invest In This Year

This week, Money Sense released their “Where to Buy Now” list for 2016; Calgary ranked number 17 nationwide for investment opportunity. The list also included a ranking of Calgary’s neighbourhoods, in terms of which ones pose the greatest opportunity for return on investment, if you buy this year. There are plenty of qualified buyers, though […]

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The truth about fixer-uppers: myths 4 to 5

This is part two of our two-part blog series on the facts and myths surrounding buying fixer-uppers. MYTH #4: Once I fix this house up, I can turn around and sell it for double the price I paid. FACT #4: A home will only sell for what the market can bare. What this means is that no matter how […]

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The truth about fixer-uppers: myths 1 to 3

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 […]

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