home-renovation

Home Renovations that make Cents!

A few years ago I published a blog post about home renovations that add value to your home. It seemed like time for an update to […]
property tax

Property Tax Assessment versus Property Tax Bill

In the last couple of months you should have received your Property Tax Bill, but what does it mean? This is how much property taxes you […]
market value

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 […]
realtor safety

Realtor Safety Tips for You and Your Clients

In our role, whether it be Mortgage Broker, Realtor or Financial Advisor, we all end up meeting clients that we’ve never met before and we don’t […]
curb appeal

Curb Appeal

A house with curb appeal stands out from the rest and help you to sell it faster. In a buyers’ market, this is even more important […]
best time to sell

When’s the best time to sell a home?

When’s the best time to sell your home? Talk to any real estate agent, and they will tell you that there are certain seasons that are […]
Curb Appeal

The importance of curb appeal in a buyer’s market!

I recently read an article on Cornelius Camp’s blog about curb appeal. Luckily, with the gorgeous weather we’ve had so early in spring, if you are […]
Mortgage Penalties

Hidden trap of Mortgage Penalties

This article is older but does a great job of identifying the often hidden traps in mortgage penalties should a “life event” happen and you need to […]
Successful Realtor

Habits of Successful Realtors

Whether you’re a Realtor trying to model your business after the “big guys” in your industry or your a home buyer/seller looking to enlist the expertise […]
Calgary Housing Market

Calgary housing market: renovations that add value

We’ve seen sales slow and prices drop slightly in the Calgary housing market and this is cyclical – we’ve seen it before and we’ll see it […]

15 reasons why you should use a Realtor

A lot has been written about the doom and gloom of the real estate industry as we know it. Many are searching for reasons why you […]

What is an assumable mortgage?

Typically, when you sell your home you are, essentially, terminating your financing agreement with your bank or lender so that someone else can take over the […]