Market Updates

Feb. 24, 2020

Calgary Bank Appraisal Vs Home Inspection

BANK APPRAISAL Vs HOME INSPECTION

It is important if you are thinking of buying or selling your Calgary home, that you understand the difference between a Bank Appraisal and a Home Inspection.

Some people think they are the same - FALSE.

The Bank Appraisal

The professional appraiser will give an unbiased ...

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Feb. 10, 2020

2020 opens with a slight gain in sales - Creb

Housing market conditions continue to follow similar trends to last year, with gains in sales.

At the same time, there have been further reductions in new listings, inventory and more declines in prices.

January sales activity was 863 units, nearly eight per cent higher than last year’s levels. While sales ...

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Feb. 4, 2020

Prices in Calgary Higher than A Year Ago

 

MLS sales are on the rise in Calgary as listings and inventory of homes decline. Meanwhile prices are also on the upswing

Calgary’s resale housing market is experiencing a great start to the new year with MLS sales and prices in January higher than they were a year ago ...

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Jan. 31, 2020

Calgary Mortgage Changes with The Stress Test

As you may be aware, any mortgage application must be approved at a 'stress test' interest rate which is higher than the actual contract rate you will be paying. This rate has been set, for years, by the 'big 6 charter banks' at their posted rate currently 5.19%  ...

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Jan. 23, 2020

Get Your Calgary Home Ready to SELL!

February is nearly here, the market is starting to move, but it’s better than that!

Everyone seller waits for the Spring because you can see the grass and how nice the garden is. But with positive news now happening and inventory being LOW, buyers who need to get into a ...

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Jan. 23, 2020

Buying An Older Calgary Home

When you are searching for your next Calgary home, there are things to consider. If you are looking at older homes to increase your options make sure you have an in depth home inspection , they might be harboring issues beneath the surface. Here are some things to focus on when ...

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Jan. 20, 2020

8 Things to Help List your Calgary home

 

Considering Listing Your Calgary Home? Here are 8 things to help you

1)    Firstly study a marketing plan with us and assess whether it is a good time to sell. You will need to consider your finances, and factor in expenses like moving costs.

2)    The second ...

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Jan. 7, 2020

Members of your Calgary home buying Team

Pick your team

A licensed real estate agent.

While many of you browse the Internet for homes, then contact the listing agent, who works for the seller, it can be an all-consuming task, especially when you have other obligations like a job or children. You'll save time by working with your own ...

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Jan. 7, 2020

New Rules For Calgary Alberta Condo Owners Jan 1 2020

Calgary Condos

 

New rules that came into effect at the beginning of the year mean Alberta condo owners could be on the hook for upwards of $50,000 if damage is caused within their unit.

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, condominium corporations will be able to seek recovery of the deductible portion ...

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Dec. 20, 2019

Making A Good Strategic Offer

 

So we have done all the current research - looked at homes that are available in Calgary and Area. Compared the area and community actives and solds, price per sq ft, days on the market and history of the home. And we have narrowed down your top six! - one of ...

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