Identifying your real estate deal breakers

July 27th, 2016
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Whether or not they realize it, every home buyer has a set of deal breakers that affects their home buying experience.  Simply defined, a deal breaker is a factor that can cause a potential Buyer to decide not to purchase a particular home.  Every Buyer will have their own set of deal breakers that are defined by various factors including personal preferences, finances, past experiences, an ...

The Kim Twohey Experience

July 20th, 2016
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One of the questions I am often asked by potential new clients is what can they expect from working with me.  Who better to answer that question than someone who has worked with me?  One of my clients, Natalie, was kind enough to put together a few paragraphs on her experience.

“We were looking for an affordable home in Calgary and went to look at an open house we thought would be within ...

Checklist to help organize your move

July 13th, 2016
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There is so much to remember when you are moving!  To help, I have put together a checklist of some of the most important things you need to remember.

60 to 90 days before you move

Get quotes and book your moving company

Get packing supplies

Start to pack up seasonal items and other things you do not need at this time

Sell or donate anything that you do not want to take to your new hou ...

Home prices down, but not out (CREB Report)

July 7th, 2016

Calgary home prices continue to slide in most areas of the market, but not at the rate that many might expect. This is partly due to June’s resiliency in the detached and semi-detached sectors of the market, where sales compared to new listings and standing inventory started returning to more balanced levels.

“The detached market has been gradually moving towards more balanced conditions, he ...

Preferred Client Update!

July 5th, 2016
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Buyers vs. Sellers Market—What is the Difference?

There are many factors which affect the real estate market–interest rates, employment, investment growth, legislative changes and new construction, to name a few. All of these factors influence the real estate market in some way.

In a buyer’s market, there are more homes for sale than there are buyers. This could be a result of high unemploy ...