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Calgary Housing Market Trends: Spring 2018

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Calgary Residential Market Trends for Spring 2018 Despite increasing interest rates and new mortgage rules, first-time buyers and move-up buyers are bringing positive change to Calgary’s residential housing market in 2018. Young couples and single millennial buyers are gravitating towards the stabilizing condominium market, … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update February 2018

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Calgary Real Estate Market Update February 2018 - Residential market prices stay put, but sales drop - Calgary’s housing market saw a drop in sales activity in February of 2018, but a decrease in new listings also helped keep prices stable. There were 1,094 total sales in the month, approximately 18 percent lower … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update January 2018

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Calgary Real Estate Market Update January 2018 - Housing market trends all too familiar – The Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®) predicted that January 2018 sales activity would be relatively close to those recorded in January since 2015 – and they were right. Because of new mortgage rates and rules introduced by the … [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...]

Calgary Home Selling Tips – First Impressions

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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...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update June 2017

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Calgary Real Estate Market Update for June 2017 - Indicators of a gradual recovery seen in June – Both sales activity and new listings saw moderate improvements in June of 2017, although the increase in demand hasn’t kept up with the number of new listings entering the market. This has caused inventory levels to increase … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Updates

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Calgary Real Estate Market Statistics, Trends & Analysis Looking for Calgary real estate market statistics, trends and analysis? If so, you’ve come to the right place! As a top producing REMAX Real Estate Agent and REALTOR® in Calgary, I am committed to providing my clients and the public with up-to-date information on the … [Read more...]

Calgary Real Estate Market Update May 2017

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Calgary Real Estate Market Update May 2017 - Demand for detached properties continues upward trend – Calgary’s detached sector has fuelled upward price trends for the fourth straight month but sales activity remains below highs seen during 2014. See our Calgary Real Estate Market Update for April 2017. According to … [Read more...]

Why Now Is a Good Time to Invest In a Calgary Condo (Spring 2017)

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3 Reasons Why Now Is a Good Time to Invest In a Calgary Condo Have you ever thought of owning real estate as part of your diversified long term investment portfolio? Real estate investment is a great way to supplement your lifestyle as the years pass by, especially in older age where you may not want to work as hard as you did … [Read more...]

Alberta New Housing Starts Up in March 2017

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New Housing Starts, a Sign of Economic Turn-Around Home starts is one of several residential housing statistics that are a good indicator of consumer confidence. If people have doubts about the current and future status of the economy or simply don’t have the financial means, a decision to buy a new house simply won’t be on the … [Read more...]