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What’s the upside to a down condo market?

It’s not a new trend, we have been hearing about this for a while, the condo market is experiencing a down period. With an influx of new apartment buildings under construction or coming onto the market soon, condo inventory is high in Calgary, which is driving prices down. Not to mention the addition of resale […]

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RE/MAX is the top real estate franchise in the world, again!

For the sixth 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, recently released. An impressive accolade for our brand is that RE/MAX was named in the top five overall on this year’s list, due to its growth rate, […]

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Holiday how-to: how to safely hang your lights

Today is American Thanksgiving, the marker that it’s officially the holiday season. In just over a month, it will be Christmas! Whether you decide to turn on your holiday lights this time of year or not, taking advantage of the warm chinook weather and putting up your Christmas lights now is a great idea. If you’re planning […]

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Looking to dive into the luxury market? Here’s some tips

With luxury real estate prices still sitting sitting in a favourable margin for buyers, investment opportunities are everywhere as affordability continues. Bottom line: luxury buyers can get more bang for their buck this year when purchasing in this sector. Here’s some helpful tips for those looking to buy luxury real estate: Don’t rely solely on […]

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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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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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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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Our top 10 tips for packing and moving

If you are in the process of buying a home, the packing and moving process is a big part of the transition, so you want it to go smoothly. From the first step to the last, here’s our top 10 tips for making packing and moving a breeze: Get different sized boxes: to help keep things […]

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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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3 Real Estate Legal Issues That Could Cost You Thousands

Following are 3 common examples of legal clauses that can work to your disadvantage if not worded correctly: 1. Survey Clause Home buyers have the right to add a survey clause to the real estate contract on the home they wish to purchase. When this home is yours, you should be aware of the implications […]

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