A taste of Hollywood. . . Alberta style!

June 30th, 2015

Alberta is known around the world as being the Canadian hub of the oil and gas industry and the host province of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, Calgary Stampede.  Did you know that it is also home to a thriving television and film industry?  Thanks to a plethora of talent and some of the world’s most beautiful scenery, Calgary and Alberta have been the backdrop to several Hollywood block ...

House Hunting: A Survival Guide

June 29th, 2015

A successful house hunt starts with good planning.  When travelling to a new city specifically to find a home or when you are short on time, you have to be prepared to visit quite a few properties.  We have put together our top tips for surviving house hunting.

 Get pre-approved for a mortgage. 

  • Make sure you know exactly what you can afford. 

 Do your research.

  • Before visiting the ...

Multiple offers on a house you love? Keep calm and call me!

June 25th, 2015

It is the situation that most Buyers dread: the house you want has received multiple offers.  Many people assume that this will only lead to overpaying by the successful bidder and disappointment for everyone else.  In reality, situations with multiple offers can be mutually beneficial for the Buyer and the Seller!

Homes are sometimes listed below their market value so when multiple offers o ...

What lies Beneath?

June 24th, 2015

Why a home inspection should be on every Buyer’s to-do list

Every house has a story to tell and prospective home owners need to know how to read between the lines.  A reputable Realtor will disclose anything major that could affect the value of a home but sometimes houses have secrets and it is important to dig a little deeper to get the whole story. 

Home buyers can start to piece the stor ...

Calgary Stampede Parade!

June 19th, 2015

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For ten days every July, Calgary proudly hosts the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.  The Calgary Stampede is a world renowned event that attracts over a million visitors each year.  One of the best parts of the Stampede experience is the Calgary Stampede Parade.  This year Parade Day is July 3, 2015.

The parade has been a part of the Stampede tradition since 1912 and it marks the officia ...

Family friendly fun in Calgary

June 18th, 2015

Trying to find something family friendly to do on the weekends in Calgary?

How about the Calgary Zoo?

The Calgary Zoo is Calgary’s top tourist attraction.  Bring your kids for an unforgettable, fun-filled day.  Meet their captivating penguins in an Antarctic environment; visit majestic giraffes, bellowing hippos and colourful mandrillsin Africa; their cool cats – tigerslynx and snow leopard ...

Market moves toward balanced conditions

June 1st, 2015

Calgary housing prices change direction in May 

Click here to view the full monthly stats package. 

For the first time since December 2014, Calgary’s residential unadjusted benchmark prices improved over the previous month. Within the city of Calgary, housing prices totaled $454,100 in May, a monthly and year-over-year increase of 0.55 and 0.96 per cent.

“For the third month in the row, ne ...