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Standard Home Maintenance Checklist: 20+ Tips

Calgary home maintenance guide for sellers

20 Standard Home Maintenance Tasks: Checklist Buying and owning a home is a very exciting ordeal, but it's also a huge responsibility! Part of that is performing ongoing home maintenance tasks to keep your property clean and nurture its resale potential for when the time comes to sell and move on. In general, home maintenance … [Read more...]

10 Spring Exterior Home Maintenance Tips

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10 Tips for Maintaining Your Home After Winter Longer days and warmer weather are both tell-tale signs that spring is just around the corner. What a relief! Your home stood strong and kept you warm throughout the snow flurries and stinging winds of winter, and now, I think we can all agree that it’s obligatory to show it a … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]