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Calgary Home Selling Tips: Prepararing to Sell

Are You Ready to Sell Your Home

Preparation is Key When Selling Your Calgary Home! We all have some level of planning involved in our lives. Whether that be coordinating pick-up and drop-off for the kids, tickets for vacation next summer, or perhaps a movie on the weekend - they all involve planning! A part of planning for that next task in your life is … [Read more...]

Real Estate Terms Defined: Appraisal

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What is an “Appraisal” in Real Estate? An appraisal is the value of a property determined by a professional appraiser. This person will make an impartial estimate or opinion of value based off relevant features, location and other characteristics of a property. Appraisals are in written form to allow the appraiser to track … [Read more...]

7 Things to Avoid When Selling Your Home

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Don't Do These Things When Selling Your Home! Has the time come for you to sell your home in Calgary? If so, you’ll want to make sure everything goes as smooth as possible for a variety of reasons, one of the most important ones being your own peace of mind! Selling is a very involved process and you’ll not only want to get … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to List with a Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS®)

Finding the Right Calgary Realtor

Why Use a Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS®)? Selling your Calgary home or condo is no small decision, therefore you need the right advice and marketing to unlock your homes true value. An important part of getting the most money out of your property is finding a real estate agent who has gone above and beyond the basic … [Read more...]

20 Tips to Winterize Your Calgary Home

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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 Calgary Luxury Home! 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 Inner … [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...]

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...]