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Buyers Have More Power in the Luxury Home Market

Have you ever thought you’d look really good in a million-dollar condo looking out over the river and downtown Calgary? Perhaps with a friendly concierge at the front door, an Olympic-sized swimming pool complete with a hot tub? What about a 5000 square foot home on the west side of the city with a mountain […]

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Planning to trade up your home in 2018? Here are some tips

Real estate dreams are common New Year’s resolutions. If you’re looking at trading up your home for a bigger one in 2018, here are some mistakes you definitely want to avoid. Rose-colored glasses: Most of us dream of improving our lifestyle and moving to a larger home. The problem is that there’s sometimes a discrepancy between […]

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How to successfully upgrade to a bigger home

Unlike the experience of buying a first home, when you’re looking to move-up, and already own a home, there are certain factors that can complicate the situation. It’s very important for you to consider these issues before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, but you also […]

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Tips for Buying Luxury Real Estate

With luxury real estate prices still sitting lower than average in Calgary, 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 MLS®: in some […]

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Trading up? Here’s our best advice

Unlike the experience of buying a first home, when you’re looking to move-up, and already own a home, there are certain factors that can complicate the situation. It’s very important for you to consider these issues before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, but you also […]

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Luxury home sales are up 20% in Calgary

The luxury home market in Calgary has rebounded after last year’s dip in sales numbers, with home sales over $1-million up over 20 per cent from last year. Home sales in the city valued at more than $1 million totalled 118 over the first three months of the year – up more than 20 per […]

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Trading up to a larger home this year? Here’s some tips

A report released today, is forecasting luxury home sales in Calgary to increase in 2016, due to lowering prices in that sector. If you’re looking at trading up your home for a bigger one, here’s some mistakes to avoid. 1. Rose-colored glasses Most of us dream of improving our lifestyle and moving to a larger […]

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The Truth About Luxury Real Estate Auctions in Calgary

The above property was one of two Prides luxury properties that were the centre of a lot of media attention earlier this month, with several reports headlining that luxury properties were going for half their asking price in Calgary. The 9,200-square-foot house located in Priddis, 40 minutes southwest of Calgary, was listed for $3.9 million but purchased at […]

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The State of Calgary’s Luxury Housing Market

This month, RE/MAX of Western Canada released their Spotlight on Luxury report, outlining the state of the housing market in properties above the $1-million mark. And while it might seem like the oil slump is damaging the luxury home market in our city, the reality is things have moved towards a far more balanced place. While […]

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Essential Spring Cleaning Tasks to Tackle

  Spring has finally arrived, and it’s time to tackle some of those semi-annual cleaning tasks.. Get your home organized and refreshed for this season by taking on some simple home tasks: Give yourself space: you can’t give your home a good clean without moving the furniture out of the way. Move your furniture to the […]

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