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Suburban vs. Urban Living: Pros and Cons

Questions to ask when building an inner city infill home

Suburban vs. Urban Living: The Pros and Cons The age old question remains when a move is on the horizon... What area of the city should I buy in? The downtown area, a bit further out in the inner city, or perhaps a suburban location would be best? Suburban communities have a lot to like in comparison to an inner city or … [Read more...]

5 Must-Ask Questions for Calgary Infill Builders

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Top 5 Questions to Ask a Custom Infill Builder When you are deciding on which new Calgary infill to buy, it's extremely important you do research on the prospective home builder to make sure you know exactly what you are buying. Purchasing a new infill home may be one of the most expensive things you'll ever buy. You owe it … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why Home Ownership is Better than Renting

Renting versus owning a home in Calgary

7 Key Reasons Why Owning a Home is Beneficial Calgary's real estate market has had its fair share of ups and downs over the past several decades. As a first time home buyer looking to make the jump from renting to owning, you might be wondering when exactly is the best time to buy.... Will the market go up ...?               … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Agent

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What is an “Agent”? Do I Have to Use One? Agent: A person who has been given authorization by another person to act on their behalf. In real estate, the agent definition may be used a few different ways, including: Buyers Agent: An agent who has been chosen to represent the best interests of a home buyer. Dual Agent: An … [Read more...]

Calgary REALTOR® Interview Guide: Education

Calgary Realtor Interview 4 Questions

What to Ask Your Calgary REALTOR®: Question #4 Hiring the right REALTOR® in Calgary is as important as it gets when buying and / or selling real estate. You want someone who is experienced, service-focused and will go above and beyond the standard call of service to make your transaction as smooth as possible. With that in … [Read more...]

How to Buy a Quick-Possession Home in Calgary?

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Use a Quick-Possession Home Specialist! Quick possession homes are found everywhere in Calgary, providing you with the opportunity to move into a brand new home quickly without sacrificing your conditions & buyer protections. Also, just because you may want to move-in in less than a month doesn't mean you have to put up … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Buy a Half or Full Duplex Home in Calgary

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Why Buy a Half or Full Duplex Home in Calgary? Aren’t sure if a duplex home is right for you? In today’s residential market, affordability is a key part of purchasing real estate for many home buyers and is one of the many benefits of considering a half or full duplex home. But why else should you consider purchasing a  duplex … [Read more...]

Calgary Infill Buyers Guide – Lighting

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Calgary Infill Buyers Guide to Natural Light Who turned out the lights? That's one question you never want to ask yourself in the middle of the afternoon inside of your home especially when you've just bought a property in the inner city! New infill properties in Calgary are designed to maximize privacy and natural lighting. … [Read more...]

New Calgary Condo Guide – Price Per Square Foot

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New Calgary Condo Guide to Price per Square Foot If you're thinking about buying a new condo in Calgary, chances are one of the most influential factors in deciding what, when and where you buy is the selling price. However, there is another financial metric you should consider - the price per square foot. What's the fuss … [Read more...]

Calgary REALTOR® Interview Guide: Becoming an Agent

The right questions to ask when interviewing your realtor

What to Ask Your Calgary REALTOR®: Question #3 Hiring the right real estate agent and REALTOR® for the job, one who will take care of all the details for you while providing only the best service and advice, is a key part of being 100 percent satisfied with your home buying and / or selling experience. Part of finding the … [Read more...]