real estate

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 18,23

Understanding Buyer Needs & Wants – for Sellers

When selling your home, it is so important to really understand current buyers – what makes them tick, what are their needs versus their wants. In a previous blog I wrote for buyers we talked about the questions buyers need to ask themselves to help…

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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 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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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 1,22

October 2022 Real Estate Statistics – Sales remain stronger than pre-covid levels

As released by CREB® on November 1, 2022 – full link here. October sales eased compared to last year’s levels, mostly due to slower activity in the detached sector. However, with 1,857 sales this month, levels are still stronger than long-term trends and activity reported…

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October 18,22

Green and Smart Homes

It seems like every week we hear about a new tech innovation designed to streamline your world and, often, pad your wallet. Green and smart homes have become increasingly appealing in recent years with one survey reporting that 81% of buyers are more likely to…

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