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Suburban vs. Urban Living: Pros and Cons

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Suburban vs. Urban Living: The Pros and Cons The age old question remains when a move is on the horizon... What area of the city should I buy in? The downtown area, a bit further out in the inner city, or perhaps a suburban location would be best? Suburban communities have a lot to like in comparison to an inner city or … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why Home Ownership is Better than Renting

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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...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Agent

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What is an “Agent”? Do I Have to Use One? Agent: A person who has been given authorization by another person to act on their behalf. In real estate, the agent definition may be used a few different ways, including: Buyers Agent: An agent who has been chosen to represent the best interests of a home buyer. Dual Agent: An … [Read more...]

How to Buy a Quick-Possession Home in Calgary?

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Use a Quick-Possession Home Specialist! Quick possession homes are found everywhere in Calgary, providing you with the opportunity to move into a brand new home quickly without sacrificing your conditions & buyer protections. Also, just because you may want to move-in in less than a month doesn't mean you have to put up … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Buy a Half or Full Duplex Home in Calgary

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Why Buy a Half or Full Duplex Home in Calgary? Aren’t sure if a duplex home is right for you? In today’s residential market, affordability is a key part of purchasing real estate for many home buyers and is one of the many benefits of considering a half or full duplex home. But why else should you consider purchasing a  duplex … [Read more...]

Calgary Infill Buyers Guide – Lighting

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Calgary Infill Buyers Guide to Natural Light Who turned out the lights? That's one question you never want to ask yourself in the middle of the afternoon inside of your home especially when you've just bought a property in the inner city! New infill properties in Calgary are designed to maximize privacy and natural lighting. … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Buying a New Inner City Home in Calgary

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10 Tips to Help With Your New Inner City Home Purchase Are you thinking about buying a new inner city home in Calgary sometime soon? There are several items of critical importance when you buy a new infill property, the first being the implications of such a decision not only on your family and way of life, but also … [Read more...]

New Calgary Home Buyers Guide – Choosing a Floor Plan

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How to Choose the Right Floor Plan When Buying a New Home One of the most exciting things about buying a new home in Calgary is getting to choose the floor plan. The type of lifestyle that you and your family live should ultimately weigh in on the one you choose as it will shape how you experience your home. From room size and … [Read more...]

15 Red Flags for Home Buyers to Look Out For

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Buying a Home in Calgary? Watch Out for These Red Flags! If you’re thinking about buying a home and are using a real estate agent to help you along with the process, it’s likely they’ll recommend getting a professionally done home inspection. Also see Why You Should Use a REMAX Real Estate Agent. After all, making such a large … [Read more...]

Additional Costs Associated With Buying a Home in Calgary

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Be Ready for Additional Costs When Purchasing a Home What costs are associated with buying a home other than the purchase price? As a matter of fact, there are a bunch of additional charges and fees that you should be prepared for the next time you’re looking to buy. Here’s a list of some you can expect to encounter. Having … [Read more...]