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Calgary Quick Possession Homes Buyers Guide

Calgary quick possession homes

Are You Looking for a Quick Possession Home in Calgary? Buying a home with a quick possession in Calgary is possible and can be accomplished without difficulty or stress. Whether you are interested in a resale property with a quick possession or are browsing new homes and desire to move in right away, there are several … [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...]

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...]