Property tax assessment value vs. Home sale price

Posted on Jan 14, 2020 in General

This is the time of year when everyone is receiving their tax assessments in the mail. Occasionally I speak to sellers who want to list their home at the price the City has assessed it at, or a buyer who compares the asking price of a home with the property assessment by the City of Calgary. Regardless of if you think the assessed value is high, lo...

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10 Biggest Negotiating Mistakes

Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in General

There are many, many books written on negotiation. There are as many good books, as there are bad. In the past, manipulation used to be the standard method of choice for negotiating. Learning how to control and use subtle techniques to get what you want, and then leave the other side without a leg to stand on. This ultimately led to prolonged negot...

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