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Even 3 More Reasons to Buy a New Home in Calgary

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Even 3 More Reasons to Consider Buying a New Home in Calgary There’s several reasons as to why you should seriously consider buying a new construction home in Calgary versus resale. Here are a few more in addition to the previous six reasons we’ve discussed – see reasons #1 through to #6 below: 3 Reasons to Buy a New … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Benchmark Price

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What is Meant by “Benchmark Price” in Real Estate? Benchmark price is defined as the price of a typical home in a given area. For example, the city-wide benchmark price for condominiums in November of 2016 was $271,300. In the same month, the benchmark price for detached properties was $498,300 See our Calgary Real … [Read more...]

Cody Battershill – Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR®) Agent

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Calgary REMAX Agent and REALTOR® with ABR® Designation Are you looking to buy real estate in Calgary? If so, making sure that your best interests are placed first in your buyer transaction is essential to being 100 percent satisfied with the end result. Therefore, it’s best you find a real estate agent with the experience, … [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...]

How Will Changes to Canadian Mortgage Insurance Affect Buyers?

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What You Should Know as a Home Buyer Related to the Changes in Canadian Mortgage Insurance The changes to Canadian mortgage insurance has some implications for buyers in Calgary’s residential real estate market. For anyone planning on putting less than 20 percent down of the purchase price on a home, that person must now … [Read more...]

New Calgary Condo Guide – Buying from a Floor Plan

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New Condo Buyers Guide on How to Buy from a Floor Plan Usually when you buy a new condo it’s in the pre-construction or construction phase; you’re not buying a completed unit, which means you are buying off a floor plan. The developer may have one or two show suites, but in most new condo buildings there can be 8 or even 10 … [Read more...]

5-Step Guide to Buying a Home in Calgary

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What Steps Are Involved in Buying a Home in Calgary, Alberta? Buying a home or condo is a very exciting thing to say the least! Whether you are a first time home buyer or have already lived in a handful of different properties, knowing what to expect on the road ahead is essential in making your transaction go as smoothly as … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Months of Inventory / Supply

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What are “Months of Inventory” and How Will It Affect Me? Months of inventory: the amount of time (or months) it would take for all current MLS® listings to sell given that no new listings come onto the market. This is calculated by dividing the total number of homes for sale by the total number of homes sold for a given … [Read more...]

New Calgary Home Buyers Guide – Choosing a Builder

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New Calgary Home Buyers Guide to Choosing the Right Builder If you are in the market for a new place, you should shop around as carefully and diligently for a builder as you do for the property itself. Whether you are buying a custom-built home, townhome or inner city infill, you want to be assured that the place you’re … [Read more...]

Calgary First Time Home Buyers Consultation

First Time Home Buyers

Get a Completely Free, No Obligation First Time Buyers Consultation Today! Buying a home for the very first time - as exciting as it may be - can also seem like a huge and daunting task for many first time buyers. That is why you need reliable and professional advice from someone who will make sure that you get the absolute … [Read more...]