Repairs that take first-time homeowners by surprise and how to plan for them

May 25th, 2017

It is no secret that home ownership is a big responsibility.  For many first-time homeowners, the process of searching for, buying, and moving into their new home is so all-encompassing, they do not even have time to think about the potential home repairs that might be required.

One of my best pieces of advice for all buyers, especially first-time home buyers, is to have a thorough home insp ...

Rebates for green housing updates

May 11th, 2017

Earlier this year, incentives were announced to encourage Albertans to upgrade aspects of their home to greener, more environmentally-friendly options.  Making purposeful changes at home can help to save energy and money.  There are two ways homeowners can potentially take advantage of these rebates.

1.  Direct Install program

The Direct Install program offers installation of energy efficient ...

Housing market retains momentum in April (CREB Report)

May 4th, 2017

City-wide prices hold steady as labour market improves

Calgary's housing market continued to show signs of stability in April. With improvements in the labour market and a balanced detached sector, city-wide benchmark prices reached $439,600 in April, similar to the previous month, but 0.90 per cent below last year's levels.

"More jobs means less uncertainty for people who are sitting on th ...

May Preferred Client Update

May 2nd, 2017





 

Do You Know the Signs of Mortgage Fraud?

Do you know how to make sure you don’t become involved in a fraudulent transaction? The Real Estate Council of Alberta has prepared a list of mortgage fraud red flags to help you protect yourself.

Red flags may indicate there’s a fraudulent transaction taking place; they don’t guarantee a fraud but should ...

Prairie Royal Estates Acreage for sale

May 1st, 2017

Welcome to the place where peaceful acreage living meets big city convenience!  Delacour is a small hamlet located just 10 km east of Calgary and only 24 km away from the downtown core.  This is the perfect location for anyone who wants the best of both worlds.

Delacour is a small community.  There are a handful of residents that live near the heart of the hamlet while more are settled onto ...