Calgary real estate

April 2017: Calgary Real Estate and Mortgage Rate Update

Calgary Real Estate Update Spring has sprung in the Calgary Real Estate Market! After a long period of disconnect between supply and demand, Calgary’s detached housing […]
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What’s the ideal down payment amount?

Is a 20 per cent down payment on your new home really going to get you the best interest rate? As a homeowner, it’s likely that your home […]
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Stressing over the debt-to-income ratio? Don’t!

The debt-to-income ratio has hit the headlines again. This time the ratio rose to 167.3 % in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to 166.8% in […]
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The Essential Moving Checklist

If you’re moving then you’re going to need a moving checklist to make sure nothing gets missed! Thorough planning is the key to an easy move. […]
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Financing Condition: What is it and why it’s important?

You’ve found the home of your dreams and put in an offer. On the advice of your professional team, your real estate agent and mortgage broker, […]
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Purchase Plus: Your answer to the dreaded pink toilet/tub combo!

You’ve found your clients the perfect neighbourhood: fantastic schools, exclusive amenities, it’s close to shopping, and the commute to work will be easy. They love one […]
Calgary Real Estate

Calgary Real Estate Market: March 2017 Update

Further stabilization of the Calgary Real Estate market in February! Calgary’s detached market continues to drive a slow transition with last month’s sales up over the […]
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Mortgage Protection Insurance: The importance of protecting yourself

Your home is the biggest asset you’ll ever own. So how should you ensure your home, and family, is protected should something happen to you?  What […]
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Property Tax Bill versus Property Tax Assessment

What is the difference between the Property Tax Bill and the Property Tax Assessment? Often these terms become interchangeable to a homeowner. Keep in mind your […]
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Property Assessments vs. Market Value

If you are a home owner, you should have received your 2017 Property Tax Bill by now. The number likely fluctuated, but remember that the Property Tax Assessment […]
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10 Real Estate Farming Ideas for Realtors

Do you want to become the agent of choice for a specific community? This is called geographic farming and the concept is to establish and brand […]
Calgary Real Estate

Calgary Real Estate Market Stabilizing

Real Estate Update For the fourth consecutive month, the Calgary Real Estate market has recorded year-over-year inventory declines. The month of January is 18 per cent […]