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What happens to your real estate in a divorce?

Divorce is a tough situation which opens up many emotional and financial issues to be solved. One of the most important decisions is what to do about the house. Once you know how a divorce affects your home, your mortgage and taxes, critical decisions are easier. Neutral, third-party information can help you make logical, rather […]

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Calgary’s Top 10 Neighbourhoods in 2017

This week, Avenue Magazine released their 2017 Best Neighbourhoods list for Calgary. Communities are ranked based on a survey of Calgarians, who scored their neighbourhoods on a variety of categories. Rather than simply voting for their favourite neighbourhood, survey respondents consider various characteristics and tell us which ones are most important when they think about a […]

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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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Seniors, how to sell the place you call home

  It’s Seniors Week in Calgary, so we’re focusing this blog on retirees or empty-nesters out there, with advice on selling that home. Your lifestyle has changed, but how do you go about selling the place you’ve called home for so many years? To help you understand the issues involved in making such a move, and how […]

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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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Do you have pets? How to make moving easier on furry friends

Moving can be hard on everyone involved: adults, kids, and yes—your pets. While your pet may not understand exactly what is going on, they can sense the stress (good or bad) that the whole family is experiencing. Add to that the fact that animals are creatures of habit and do not like changes to their […]

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REALTORS®: The Top 10 Reasons to Join Our Team

RE/MAX Len T. Wong & Associates is growing, and we’re looking for the right REALTORS® to join our team. If you’re an agent looking to make a change and find real success in real estate, we’ll give you the top 10 reasons to join our team of professionals. Lead generation systems: don’t worry about looking for business, […]

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What do different types of land zoning mean?

If you’re an investor, homeowner or homebuyer, you may have heard about land use bylaws and what zoning designations are put in place for certain properties or parcels. If you are unfamiliar with each of the land use zoning titles mean, here’s a complete guide. RESIDENTIAL R1: one dwelling; primarily for single detached homes. R-1N: one dwelling narrow; primarily […]

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Five Years in a Row — RE/MAX is Number One in Real Estate

For the fifth straight year, RE/MAX has been named the top real estate brand in the world by Entrepreneur Magazine. The magazine announced the ranking in their annual Franchise 500® survey, released last week. An impressive accolade for our brand, is that RE/MAX was named in the top 10 overall on this year’s list, due to its […]

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Tips if you plan to trade up your home in 2017

CREB released a blog post today, that outlined how luxury home sales rebounded in Calgary this past year, bucking the trend of previous. All signs are pointing towards this trend continuing into 2017 as well. If you’re looking at trading up your home for a bigger one, here’s some mistakes to avoid. Rose-colored glasses: Most of […]

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