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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...]

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

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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...]

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Callum & Lynda

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Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Callum & Lynda Here are two happy Calgary home sellers who I have helped with their latest real estate transaction. “Hi Cody, Callum and I just want to thank you for doing such an incredible job in selling our property. We’ve had many real estate transactions in the past with … [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...]

What is an Offer-to-Purchase? Answer, and More Details…

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What is an Offer to Purchase and How Does it Relate to My Real Estate Transaction? An “offer-to-purchase” is a contract between a buyer and seller facilitated by the buyer’s agent which specifies price, possession date, terms and conditions as it pertains to the real estate transaction. Here are some of the key details related … [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 an area 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 as well? Here are some quick reminders that will help you get your home ready … [Read more...]