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20 Tips to Winterize Your Calgary Home

Winterize your home tips for home owners

Winterize Your Home Before the Cold Arrives! So you’ve found your winter attire in the bottom of the closest and have stocked up on your favourite hot drink and soup. You are ready for below zero temperatures, but what about your home? Is it ready to endure the cold months ahead? 'Winter is coming' they say, not just in Game … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Prices: What Is Your Home Worth?

What is your home worth?

How Much Is Your Home Worth on Today's Market? When you own real estate in Calgary, it's always a good idea to stay on top of the market and have a general idea as to what home prices are doing. This is especially true if you're a potential seller on the fence and are curious as to how much you could get for your … [Read more...]

Calgary Home Selling Tips – First Impressions

Calgary Home Sellers Guide

First Impressions Are Everything When Selling Your Home! Are you thinking about selling your home in Calgary sometime soon? If so, you'll want to make sure that your property gives off the best first impression as possible to potential buyers to help speed up the sale of your home and maximize its value. Here are some tips to … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Selling a Luxury Home in Calgary

Calgary Luxury Estate Home

Maximize the Value of Your Luxury Home When Selling Are you thinking of selling your luxury home in Calgary sometime soon?  If so, here are five simple selling tips that will help to maximize the value of your property on today's real estate market. Search Calgary Million Dollar Home Listings Search Calgary Luxury … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Benchmark Price

What is your home worth?

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...]

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...]

Calgary Home Selling Tips for the Seasons

Calgary Home Selling Seasons

Whether it's Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter... Keep These Home Sellers Tips in Mind How does selling your home in winter differ from doing so in the summer time? Or in fall instead of spring? While there are a ton of things you can do to show your home best any time of the year, there are also some subtle home selling tips for … [Read more...]

Calgary Green REALTOR® – Cody Battershill

Green realtor designation and specialty

Calgary Green REALTOR® - What is the NAR's Green Designation? The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has created a green designation program geared towards real estate agents to help them further their understanding in eco-friendly construction. NAR's Green Designation teaches advanced training in sustainable business and … [Read more...]

Why Use a REMAX Real Estate Agent in Calgary?

Selling your Calgary home, home sellers

6 Reasons Why You Should Use a REMAX Real Estate Agent... Are you thinking of buying or selling Calgary real estate, but aren’t too sure why you should choose a REMAX real estate professional as your third-party representative? When you choose to work with a REMAX agent you will not only experience exceptional service, but … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Interest Rates

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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...]