Living in Calgary

January 27,23

Fun Canadian Real Estate Facts

For some Friday fun I thought I’d share some neat Canadian real estate facts, as posted on CREA café. Old Quebec is the last walled city north of Mexico. The historic district was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 and includes at least…

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January 10,23

Relocating? Where to start

Deciding to relocate to another city is one of the most exciting adventures you can take and in 2022 I helped a record number of people coming to our awesome province. While it can be stressful, there are so many positives when moving like experiencing…

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January 6,23

Rent to own fails

Have you ever heard of a rent to own agreement? An agreement between the tenant and the homeowner stating that a portion of the monthly rent is credited toward the future purchase of the property when the lease ends, typically 1-5 years. The arrangement might…

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January 4,23

2022 saw record-high sales and double-digit price growth

CREB® released their final monthly stats package for 2022 saying the year saw record-high sales and double-digit growth. December sales eased, however, slowing sales over the second half of 2022 were not enough to offset earlier gains as sales reached a record high of 29,672…

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December 30,22

Looking Ahead to 2023

2022 is quickly coming to an end and I’m so grateful for my family, friends and clients who helped make it such an amazing year. I’m also so excited for what 2023 will bring and so is Macleans who released their annual look at the…

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November 22,22

Buying vs. Renting

When it comes to the buying vs. renting debate, you know which side I am on – but it’s not just my opinion, there have been many studies done which highlight both the financial and psychological benefits of homeownership. Alberta is a particularly desirable with…

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November 18,22

French Real Estate Blog

While I know that today’s tech allows all my wonderful readers to view my content in whatever language they choose, I still focus on sourcing other original resources for my many French-speaking clients. CREA, the Canadian Real Estate Association is one of my many go-to’s…

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November 15,22

Real Estate for Seniors

I’m always looking to up my real estate game, taking education and constantly seeking more to offer my clients to maximize their experience. One designation I obtained – Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) - came in personally handy recently when I assisted in the sale…

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November 8,22

How to Start AND Be Successful Investing in Real Estate

I’ve always promoted the benefits of owning a revenue property – I have some myself and they have historically been strong performers in my portfolio. There can be lots of pitfalls to avoid in the rental market but educating yourself, having a plan and surrounding…

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November 2,22

Real Estate Stats in Perspective

The Real Estate demand in Calgary and surrounding cities remains very strong! The main question I am being asked is always, how is the market doing since all the interest increases? To answer this question, I have put a chart together from January 2022 to…

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