Real Estate

December 5,23

Understanding Agency

Whether you are buying or selling a house, the kind of relationship you have with your agent really does matter. Now I’m not talking about how well you get along; I’m referring to the “agency” relationship you have – this is the legal relationship you…

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December 1,23

November Real Estate Statistics

Increased listings, strong sales, and price growth The Calgary Real Estate Board released the November stats, saying new listings in November reached 2,227 units, nearly 40 per cent higher than the exceptionally low levels reported last year at this time. Gains in new listings occurred across…

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November 14,23

What to know when you are buying an older home

Do you love the charm and character of older homes? Purchasing a home of a certain age comes with absolute pros – they are generally close to all amenities in established neighbourhoods – but you also need to be aware of the potential pitfalls you…

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November 7,23

The Clean Energy Improvement Program

Have you heard of the Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP)? Administered by Alberta Municipalities through the City of Calgary, the program assists residential property owners with the upfront costs of energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades. The costs are repaid through a Clean Energy Improvement…

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November 1,23

October Real Estate Statistics

Price gains continue in Calgary's real estate market as inventory remains low October sales activity slowed over the last month in alignment with typical seasonal patterns. However, with 2,171 sales, levels were 17 per cent higher than last year and amongst the highest levels reported…

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October 17,23

What is a Real Property Report?

There are many things to prepare when getting ready to list your home and one of those that my clients are often unaware of is the Real Property Report (RPR). When selling a single-family home or a bare land condominium in Alberta, the seller is…

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October 10,23

Property Measurements and You

When I’m listing a home, it’s not uncommon for me to have to explain to my sellers why their home might measure smaller than when they first bought it. But how can a property measurement change if the house hasn’t?? This all comes down to…

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October 6,23

Dens versus Bedrooms

The number of bedrooms your home has is a definite selling feature when advertising the listing and there has been much debate about what exactly qualifies as a bedroom versus a den. While there is no specific definition of a bedroom, there are codes and…

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October 3,23

September 2023 Calgary and Area real estate statistics

Calgary home sales at record highs in September, yet supply remains a challenge - October 3rd, 2023 Sales reached another record high in September with 2,441 sales. Despite the year-over-year gains reported over the past four months, year-to-date sales are still nearly 12 per cent…

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September 26,23

Relocating to Calgary – The Rental Reality

I handle a LOT of relocations and the shortage of properties for sale is presenting unique challenges for those wanting to make Calgary home. It’s important that you are aware of the reality and have a plan in place before you buy your ticket to…

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