Home Sellers

September 6,22

Real Estate Myths – Busted!

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and their post on real estate myths,  there are a lot of preconceived notions home buyers and sellers in Canada might believe about the real estate industry. Let’s take a look at their breakdown of the most…

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September 2,22

August 2022 Real Estate Statistics – Supply levels ease with fewer new listings in August

As released by CREB® on September 1, 2022 – full link here. August sales activity was comparable to the strong levels recorded last year and well above long-term trends for the month. While sales have remained relatively strong, there continues to be a shift towards…

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August 26,22

9 Things Sellers Should Never Leave out at an Open House

Your house is clean, staged and ready to host the open house (or showing). You’ve hidden all the cash and valuables, of course, but is there anything more you can do to protect yourself while potential buyers parade through your home? The Canadian Real Estate…

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August 23,22

Disclosure Matters

In a previous blog I highlighted some of the most common themes seen in Alberta real estate lawsuits, according to statistics, and I want to dive deeper into one particularly tricky category – disclosure. What kind of issues, physical and otherwise, do you have to…

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August 19,22

A Homeowner’s Guide to Radon

I love being a REALTOR®. Having a national network of professionals, all held to the highest professional standards by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), and the tools and resources provided by CREA for both my clients and myself is of an amazing benefit. The…

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August 15,22

Electronic Agreements in Alberta

In this digital age, the transition from “pen-to-paper” signatures to digitally signing electronic agreements has been fairly seamless. Real estate agents have adopted new technologies that bring the transaction right to the client’s fingertips – buyers can now buy a home virtually, from the tour…

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August 3,22

July 2022 Real Estate Statistics – Detached home sales decline as apartment condominium sales rise

As released by CREB® on August 2, 2022 – full link here. Significant slowdowns in the detached and semi-detached market were nearly offset by sales growth in the apartment and row sectors. This left July sales three per cent lower than levels recorded last year.…

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August 1,22

Dower rights and you

If you’ve bought or sold real estate in Alberta, you may recall a short clause in both the residential listing and purchase contracts regarding Dower rights, but what does Dower really mean? The Dower Act of Alberta has been around a long time, since 1917…

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July 29,22

Low-cost Ways to Improve Your Home’s Interior

Have you ever looked around your house and felt a little uninspired? Whether you are thinking of selling or not, a room refresh can go far to improve not only your mood but the experience others have when visiting your home. Now I’m not talking…

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July 27,22

Real Estate Lawsuits – Top Issues and How to Avoid Problems

Did you know that every real estate professional in Alberta has errors & omissions insurance through the Real Estate Insurance Exchange (REIX)? They are the insurer who manages legal claims against real estate agents and have insight to all of the lawsuits filed pertaining to…

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