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Calgary Condo Guide: Condo Fees

Calgary Condo Guide to Condo Fees

Calgary Condo Guide to Condo Fees When you buy a condo in Calgary, you don't only own the physical living space that you purchased, but you also own a share of ownership in the condo corporation. That corporation needs revenue to pay for day-to-day operations such as cleaning of common property, snow removal, landscaping … [Read more...]

Calgary Multi-Family Construction Update: July 2017

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Calgary New Multi-Family Home Starts Update for July 2017 While new townhome and duplex starts increased last month, the number of new units for the apartment sector slowed. In July of 2017 there were 716 total multi-family starts in the Calgary Metropolitan Area (CMA), down from 764 on a year-over-year basis. This is just … [Read more...]

Calgary Condo Guide – Condominium Corporations

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Calgary Condo Guide to Condo Corporations Why is it important when it comes to understanding condominium corporations? Let's start off with a few of the basics. What is a condominium corporation? A condominium corporation is a legal entity consisting of all the unit owners identified in the condominium plan. This condominium … [Read more...]

20 Tips for Buying a Condo in Calgary

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20 Tips to Help With Your Next Calgary Condo Purchase Condos in Calgary are found throughout the city in all shapes, sizes and price points. From the deep suburbs of communities like Evanston to the downtown neighbourhood of Eau Claire, you'll find a wide selection of condo listings for sale on the real estate market any given … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Help Get Your Home Ready for Summer

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10 Simple Tips to Help Get Your Home Ready for the Heat Most of us who live in a place with a cold-winter climate are already looking forward to the summer when the deep freeze hits. You may be ready for the warmth long before hand, but is your home also? Here are some friendly reminders that will help you get your home ready … [Read more...]

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Chris H.

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Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Chris H. Here is another happy home seller in Calgary who I had represented during his latest real estate transaction. “We had the good fortune of working with Cody recently to sell a condo we’ve owned for a few years. We were very impressed with his knowledge of the Calgary condo … [Read more...]

Calgary First Time Condo Buyer Review by Amy

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Sunalta Resale Condominium Sold to a Happy First Time Buyer  Here's what Amy had to say about my professional real estate agent services when buying her very first property in Calgary. "For years, I was extremely proud of the fact that I had avoided being a responsible-grown-up-type person. However when I clued in that there … [Read more...]

New Calgary Condo Guide – Buying from a Floor Plan

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New Condo Buyers Guide on How to Buy from a Floor Plan Usually when you buy a new condo it’s in the pre-construction or construction phase; you’re not buying a completed unit, which means you are buying off a floor plan. The developer may have one or two show suites, but in most new condo buildings there can be 8 or even 10 … [Read more...]

Calgary Condo Guide to Insurance

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Understanding Insurance When Living in a Condominium When living in a Calgary condo you are usually surrounded by other units above, below, to the left and right of you. You may ask, what happens regarding insurance if someone in another unit has a water leak or accidentally starts a fire? The potential for damage to … [Read more...]

Lots of Quick-Possessions Giving Many Options for Buyers (August 2016)

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Calgary Multi-Family Quick-Possesion Buyers Have Lots of Options Heading Into Fall of 2016 According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), all three multi-family segments: apartments, duplexes and townhomes, saw an increase in available quick-possession properties in Calgary’s Metropolitan Area during August of … [Read more...]