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Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Jeff C.

Selling your Calgary home, home sellers

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...]

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

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Closing Costs when Buying a Home in Calgary So 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?

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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...]

7 Getting-Started Tips for Calgary First Time Home Buyers

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...]

Calgary First-Time Home Buyers Guide: Preparing Your Finances

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Calgary First-Time Buyers Guide for Finances The most common questions I get from first-time home buyers are about finances. If you’re in the market for your very first property, here’s how you should begin preparing your finances to accomplish your real estate goals. #1 – Decide if it’s the right time to buy Is now a … [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...]

Are You a First Time Home Buyer in Calgary?

First Time Home Buyers

Are You a First Time Home Buyer in Calgary? If the answer is yes, you may be as nervous as many other first-time home buyers who begin on the road towards home ownership. On the other hand, you’re probably also very excited to have reached a point in life where buying your first property is, or will soon be a reality. So why … [Read more...]

Calgary First Time Condo Buyer Review by Amy

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Sunalta Resale Condominium Sold to a Happy First Time Buyer  Here's what Amy had to say about my professional real estate agent services when buying her very first property in Calgary. "For years, I was extremely proud of the fact that I had avoided being a responsible-grown-up-type person. However when I clued in that there … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Another Calgary First Time Home Buyers Testimonial

Cody Battershill Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent

First Time Home Buyers Share their Experience on Video Listen to what Mike and Leanne had to say about working with Cody Battershill, Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent and REALTOR® to buy their very first home. Do you like what Mike and Leanne had to say about their first time buying experience and want to discuss plans for … [Read more...]

Calgary First Time Home Buyers: Get Your Tax Credit!

First Time Home Buyers

First Time Home Buyer? You May Be Eligible for a Tax Credit! Are you planning on making your very first real estate purchase sometime soon? If so, I would like to congratulate you as buying a home or condo for the first time is as exciting as it gets! There are many benefits to buying a home versus renting such as increasing … [Read more...]