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5 Crucial Steps for Buying a New Construction Home

Calgary Home Buyers

5 Crucial Steps to Take When Buying a New Calgary Home Buying a new construction home is somewhat different than buying resale. For starters, since it’s new and there is no previous owner, you don’t have to deal with a seller who may have an emotional tie to the property, which could have its influence on the price negotiation … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Interest Rates

calgary real estate tips interest rate definition

What is an “Interest Rate” and How Will it Affect Me? Interest rate: the rate at which you (a borrower) pay interest to a lender. Interest rates are usually given on an annual basis, known as the annual percentage rate (APR). Basically you are renting assets (money) like you would a car, and the leasing charge to the … [Read more...]

Calgary Inner City Buyers Guide – What is an “Infill” Home?

New Infill Home Calgary Inner City Hillhurst

What is an Infill Home Anyways? The term "infill" correctly describes a form of development where a new home is built on an older lot and the old structure is removed. Hence, the existing lot is "filled in" with something new. These new inner city homes are constructed in communities that typically were established many years … [Read more...]

Calgary Condos: Food for Thought

New Condo Developments in Calgary Alberta

Important Considerations Before Buying a Calgary Condo..             Do you know what a unit factor is? Do you know the difference between titled, leased and assigned parking? Do you know how to properly investigate and research a building through the condominium … [Read more...]

VIDEO: A Happy Calgary First Time Condo Buyer Testimonial

Cody Battershill in the Calgary Herald

First Time Condo Buyer Shares Her Experience on Video Listen to what Jessie had to say about working with Cody Battershill, Calgary REMAX real estate agent and REALTOR®, to buy her first condominium. Do you like what Jessie had to say about her experience and want to discuss plans for purchasing your first property? If so, … [Read more...]

How to Find the Right Real Estate Lawyer

Calgary Real Estate Guide to Lawyers

Tips for Finding the Right Real Estate Lawyer in Calgary Part of the commitment I provide to my clients is helping them select the right service providers to help complete their transaction. Whether it is a mortgage specialist, lawyer, home inspector, condominium document review company, contractor or mover, I always provide … [Read more...]

Calgary Infill Buyers Guide – Public Transportation

Calgary Public Transportation LRT Station Sunnyside

Using Public Transportation in Calgary's Inner City Region One of the benefits of living in an inner city infill in Calgary is the fact that a person will generally spend less time commuting and more time living. An inner city lifestyle might be desirable for such reason even if they don't exactly work in downtown Calgary. If … [Read more...]

Q&A: Lifestyle Considerations Before Buying a Home

Calgary Condo Questions and Answers

Q&A: Consider These Questions Before Purchasing a Home... Are you currently in the market for a new single-family home, condominium or other type of property? Before you start narrowing down the search, doing a full review of your lifestyle, both now and in five to ten years down the road, will make a huge difference in … [Read more...]

VIDEO: A Happy Calgary First Time Home Buyer Testimonial

Renting versus owning a home in Calgary

A Happy First Time Buyer Shares His Experience on Video Listen to what Mike had to say about working with Cody Battershill, REMAX real estate agent and REALTOR®, to buy his first Calgary home. If you like what Mike had to say and want to discuss your plans to buy your first home with me, send me a message below or call me … [Read more...]

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by David

Remax Calgary Realtor

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by David W. Are you thinking about making a move in Calgary's residential market sometime soon? If so, you will definitely want to work with an experienced real estate agent, one who knows the market inside and out and will look out for your best interests at all times. See what one of … [Read more...]