Celebrating Canada’s birthday in and around Calgary

June 24th, 2017

The excitement around Canada’s upcoming milestone birthday is mounting in Calgary and the surrounding areas.  Here are just a few of the events happening around Calgary to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

In Calgary, there are events happening from dawn until dusk across the entire city.  The City of Calgary has compiled a handy quick reference guide to help you plan your Canada Day in the ...

Tips for retired first time home buyers

June 17th, 2017

Buying a home for the first time is not just for young professionals or newlyweds.  Too often, people mistakenly assume that buying a home in their retirement years is not possible.  In fact, it is possible and can be a great choice for many people.

The process of buying a home later in life includes unique considerations.  Here are some tips to help you buy your first home while you are enj ...

How to have a successful long distance house hunt

June 7th, 2017

Moving to a new city or town can be a challenging time but your house hunt can still be fun, even if you are doing the majority of it from a distance.  Here are a few tips for a successful long distance house hunt.

Work with a qualified Realtor

Do your research and interview a few different qualified Realtors to find the best fit for you and your situation.  Look for a Realtor who is an Acc ...

June Preferred Client Update

June 2nd, 2017



Five Considerations for Purchasing a Condo

When purchasing a condo, there are many things to consider to ensure better re-sale conditions down the road.

1  Purchase the largest unit that you are able to afford. Two bedroom condos are much more desirable and are easier to re sell than one bedroom suites and studios.

2  You will pay extra for a unit with a view, but so will the next person wh ...

Home prices remained stable in May (CREB Report)

June 1st, 2017

Demand for detached housing continues to rise

Fueled by the detached sector, Calgary home prices trended up for the fourth consecutive month, but remain below 2014 highs.

"The economic climate is supporting detached housing market recovery," said CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie. 

"Improved demand and easing supply has created more balanced conditions and ultimately some modest price ...