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Why Use a REALTOR® When Buying a New Home?

Get Your Own Third-Party Representation & Hire an Experienced REALTOR® Are you thinking about buying a new home in Calgary? Let me tell you, there’s currently lots of options out there in all quadrants of the city. If there was one single tip I would recommend to you when navigating the new home market, it’s … [Read more...]

The Best Advice for Calgary First-Time Home Buyers

What is the Best Advice for First-Time Buyers?Buying your first home is a really exciting experience and something to be proud of. Let me be one of the first to say congratulations to you!But remember... home ownership is also a very serious financial commitment. You'll want to take your time as you work towards finding … [Read more...]

Calgary REALTOR® Interview Guide – Question #5 – Recent Activity

What to Ask Your Calgary REALTOR®: Question #5 Using the right REALTOR® for the job when buying and / or selling Calgary real estate is critical to a successful transaction. You want to use someone who is service-focused, experienced and will do everything they can to ensure that you are 100% satisfied with your move in real … [Read more...]

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Jeff C.

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Jeff C. Here’s another happy Calgary home buyer and seller who I had represented during latest real estate transaction: “Firstly, Cody's positive attitude is infectious. For those of you that know him, this you can't deny.My Fiancée and I used Cody's service to sell our two condos … [Read more...]

Calgary Infill Buyers Guide: Area Plans

Calgary Infill Buyers Guide to Area Plans It's important as a home buyer to understand everything possible about an inner city infill before making any decisions including the concept of "area plans" and how it could affect your living experience. So, what exactly are the area plans? Basically, we can divide this term into … [Read more...]

How Much Are Closing Costs in Calgary? Ask a REALTOR®

Closing Costs when Buying a Home in CalgarySo you’re thinking about buying a home in Calgary and are being diligent with your budget. You’ve got your mortgage approval, but what about other additional costs associated with buying a property? Closing costs are another expense you’ll want to consider in your total budget. But … [Read more...]

What Documents Do I Need for a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

What Documents Do I Need to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage by a Lender? If you want to know what documents you need before seeing a mortgage specialist for a pre-approval, you’re likely going to making a move into home ownership in the near future. This is exciting to say the least!But let’s discuss the home loan … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Appraisal

What is an “Appraisal” in Real Estate? An appraisal is the value of a property determined by a professional appraiser. This person will make an impartial estimate or opinion of value based off relevant features, location and other characteristics of a property. Appraisals are in written form to allow the appraiser to track … [Read more...]

5 Essential Showhome Tips for New Home Buyers

5 Tips to Help You Navigate a Showhome Effectively Are you thinking about buying a new home sometime soon? If so, visiting showhomes is a great way to introduce yourself to the product a builder has to offer while also discovering exactly what kind of features appeal to you. Not everyone is familiar with showhome territory. I … [Read more...]

7 Getting-Started Tips for Calgary First Time Home Buyers

7 Tips to Help You Get Started Buying Your First Home in Calgary Are you planning on purchasing your very first home or condominium ever in Calgary, Alberta? If so, this is a very exciting time to say the least, although its likely you may have several questions about the first time home buying process. Here are seven simple … [Read more...]