How to enjoy seasonal decorating when selling your house

September 26th, 2017

There is just something about the fall and early winter months that compel many people to put out seasonal decorations.  Fall foliage wreaths, Thanksgiving table runners, spooky Halloween decorations, and Christmas ornaments can be seen in neighbourhoods across the city from September through to January.  Many Sellers worry they will have to abandon festive decorations once their house hits t ...

Questions you need to ask before buying an acreage

September 19th, 2017

If you have always dreamed of wide open spaces and country living, then buying an acreage or rural property might be a great choice for you!  Out of town properties have different features and potential challenges that you need to know about before you make the decision to buy.  Here are a few questions you should ask your Realtor before making an offer on your rural dream home.

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Make sure your property measures up

September 12th, 2017

Sometimes, size does matter and this is especially true when buying or selling a home.  Size is one of the factors taken into consideration when determining the value of a home.  Accurate measurements are critical.  In order to ensure that measurements are standardized, Alberta Realtors are required to use the Residential Measurement Standard (RMS).  The RMS is important because

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September Preferred Client Update

September 6th, 2017

Selling This Fall?
Court Millennials and Empty-Nesters

If you’re planning on putting your house on the market this fall, be aware that people at different stages of life enter the market at different times of the year. For example, the lively spring real estate season thrives on families wishing to relocate while their kids are on break from school. Home sales in autumn, however, are drive ...

Housing recovery a balancing act (CREB Report)

September 6th, 2017

Growth in new listings outpaced sales preventing inventory declines 

Sales posted a modest gain in August, but a rise in new listings kept inventory levels elevated.   

Inventories totaled 6,624 units, where over half were comprised of attached and apartment style properties. While inventories were 16 per cent higher than August 2016 levels, the slight rise in sales prevented further gains ...