October 2018

What If I Buy Privately? Do I Even Need an Agent?

Posted on Oct 26, 2018 in Buying


I always encourage my clients to keep their eyes open for opportunities. I can’t be everywhere at once, so if you see a house that is being sold privately, it may be an option.

If you call the number, view the home or visit an open house, no big deal. But, if you are seriously considering the home, then I highly suggest you get a Realtor®. Selling a...

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Calgary Real Estate Market Stats for September 2018

Posted on Oct 09, 2018 in Market Stats


While economic indicators all continue to improve, and our GDP continues to rise, it has not yet translated over into the Real Estate market. We have seen year over year sales volumes consistently lower through out 2018, and September was no exception to this. The good news is that listing inventory has continued to drop, partly due to sales and pa...

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Be a Smart Investor... Do the Math

Posted on Oct 04, 2018 in Investing



Should I use cash or credit? A variable rate loan or fixed rate? Ten percent down or twenty percent? Should I pay down debt or keep a cash reserve? These are all good questions, and here are some of the answers.

Cash vs. Credit: The Concept of Leverage

In order to understand real estate financing, it is important that you understand the time value of...

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Your Home's Finest 

Posted on Oct 01, 2018 in Selling


The question we probably get asked the most, when looking through our clients’ homes, is; “What improvements can I do, that will increase the value of my property?” Millions of people have made money by buying properties, fixing them up and turning them over for a profit. While you may not be in the property investment business, the concept is no d...

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