May 2019

Tips For Potential Sellers

Posted on May 30, 2019 in Market Info

Before putting your home on the market, it's important to consider a few things. 

First, you need to clearly identify your reasons for selling. Your motivation will play a big role in the sale of your property. You should be selective about who you share this information with as it may affect the outcome of the sale if the Buyers know something about...

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FAQ's about Buyer Brokerage

Posted on May 17, 2019 in FAQ's

Q. What is Buyer Brokerage? 

A. Simply put, it’s a signed agreement between a Buyer and a Realtor used when looking to purchase a property. There are 3 types of Buyer Brokerage Agreements: Exclusive, Non-Exclusive and Customer Status.

Q. Why do I need to sign a Buyer Brokerage Agreement?

A. Short answer is that it’s required by RECA. Longer answer is...

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Moving With Children

Posted on May 08, 2019 in Moving Tips

There's a lot more to buying a new home than mortgages and moving vans. Don't ignore the emotional stress and turmoil. Moving to a new location, giving up friends, making new ones and adapting to a different community and lifestyle can be unsettling to say the least. Children in particular often need help with the transition.

With very young childre...

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Calgary Housing Stats - April 2019

Posted on May 06, 2019 in Statistics for Calgary Real Estate

Calgary is still experiencing a strong buyer’s market.

In April 2019, there were 1,547 total sales, up 2.18% from April 2018. The Median sale price is $410,000, down 4.76% from the same time a year prior. Number of new listings in April reached 3,125, up from 2,980 in March. Total inventory was 7,063, up from the previous month but down 3.7% from th...

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Seller's Market vs Buyer's Market

Posted on May 01, 2019 in Market Info

What does it mean when you hear "it's a Buyer's Market out there" or "it's definitely a Seller's Market these days"? Simply put, when the market is better for Buyers, we call it a Buyer's Market. Alternately, if it's better for Sellers, we call it a Seller's Market. The season can determine the market, as can sheer supply and demand.

Buyer's Market...

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