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Q2 Calgary Real Estate Market Outlook

Now that we have hit the midway point of 2019, let’s reflect on the housing market from the past few months and look forward to where things are heading. CREB has recently released data, and so far, the year has seen a decrease in the number of both resales and new homes. Soon, we should […]

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How to give new life to an old home

Older homes are often said to have ‘character,’ but after a while, that character can become outdated and too retro for the times. So, how do you take an older house and turn it into something modern with that homey touch? Here are a number of ways to take your home from old to modern […]

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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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How many vehicles drive through your community?

The City of Calgary is launching its new traffic reporting system, The Calgary Transit Count System (CalTRACS), in an attempt to make data that has been gathered more accessible. The data in CalTRACS shows everything from pedestrians and cyclists to the number of vehicles at intersections, the types and speeds of vehicles on the road […]

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How to buy a home with someone you’re not married to

It seems every year, more and more couples are deciding to buy a home together before getting married. Doing so can minimize financial stress as the couple can save up for a down payment and consistently pay their mortgage while not worrying about saving up for the cost of a wedding. That said, it also […]

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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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What to expect when buying an older home

You often hear people say that they “want a home with character.” They are looking for something with a big yard that isn’t just a regular cookie cutter home that you tend to see in new neighbourhoods. Who wouldn’t want to live in a Victorian-style home in an established neighbourhood? However, after you get an […]

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Tips for a quick home sale in the summer

Summer in Calgary is arguably the best time of year. The weather is warm and welcoming, there are plenty of activities and events outdoors and many people go on vacation. There are very few people stressed about buying or selling their home in the summer months. However, believe it or not, summer is not the […]

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