Real Estate Resources

Calgary Real Estate Market Stats for November 2018

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 in Market Stats

As expected the market has continued to slow down coming into the winter months. The inventory levels have been dropping month over month, as have the sales. This is very typical for Alberta's Real Estate market and I expect the same to continue to happen through until the New Year.

Now it's no secret that the mood in Alberta is a bit pessimistic, a...

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Don't Gamble. Know Your Odds.

Posted on Dec 07, 2018 in Selling

Did You Know That You Can Find Out What the Chances Are of Selling Your Home In Today’s Market?

I can not only tell you the likelihood your home will sell, I can also tell you when the best time to sell is. Although Real Estate information is often communicated from a city wide standpoint, its important to understand that each community, and each ty...

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Why Every Buyer Should Get a Home Inspection 

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 in Buying

This is a guide that can help you understand the benefits of choosing to have a home inspection on your next real estate purchase.

• The standard purchase contract, that Realtors® use, provides the buyer with the option of having a property inspection condition, with set parameters agreed upon at the time of negotiation between the seller and the b...

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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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