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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...]

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?

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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...]

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...]

5 Tips for Selling a Luxury Home in Calgary

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5 Simple Tips to Help You Maximize Your Luxury Homes Value Are you thinking of selling your luxury home in Calgary? Here are five selling tips that will help you get the most value for your property. #1 – Use an experienced luxury REALTOR® A common variable between buying and selling luxury properties is that you will always … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help Make Your Open House a Success

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5 Tips That Will Help Your Open House Be a Success Open houses are a long standing tradition in real estate. They are also sometimes debated by sellers as to if they really work to help get your home sold. Well, they can, as long as you do them right! Even some real estate agents nowadays think open houses are a thing of the … [Read more...]

Calgary Home Selling Tips – Staging Your Home

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Home Staging is an Important Step in Maximizing Your Value Listing your home can be one thing, but actually selling it is a whole new process. To get your property sold for the most money in the shortest amount of time, its crucial you start by thinking about your home from the buyers perspective... what you see is what you … [Read more...]

Calgary Home Selling Tips: The Importance of Landscaping

Calgary inner city home buyers guide to fencing and landscaping

Landscaping Can Make - Or Break - Your Calgary Home Sale Just how important is landscaping when you are looking to sell your home? Most home owners will tell you that a prim and proper yard is a key part of attracting buyers, and if you ask any real estate agent, an absolutely essential piece of the home selling equation. With … [Read more...]