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How to Avoid Home Buyer’s Remorse: 5 Steps

5 Tips on How to Avoid Home Buyer's Remorse You may have heard about home buyer’s remorse before. So how do you avoid it? What are the best steps to take? That’s what we’re going to explain to you. But first, an important question must be addressed and answered to make sure the understanding is there: Q: What is home … [Read more...]

Buying Your First Home in Calgary? Hire a REALTOR®

First-Time Buyers: Hire a REALTOR®! Are you buying your first home in Calgary? If so, you're probably as nervous as many other first-time home buyers who begin on the road towards home ownership. You’re probably also very excited to have reached a point in life where buying your first property is, or will soon be a reality. … [Read more...]

10 Common Mistakes Made by First-Time Home Buyers

10 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Buyer Are you thinking of purchasing your first property? As a first-time home buyer, looking for your very first place is as exciting as it gets, especially when the time is right to move out and onward with life. But there also can be some stress involved! Getting pre-approved … [Read more...]

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Jeff C.

Calgary REMAX Real Estate Agent Review by Jeff C. Here’s another happy Calgary home buyer and seller who I had represented during latest real estate transaction: “Firstly, Cody's positive attitude is infectious. For those of you that know him, this you can't deny. My Fiancée and I used Cody's service to sell our two condos … [Read more...]

How Much Are Closing Costs in Calgary? Ask a REALTOR®

Closing Costs when Buying a Home in Calgary So you’re thinking about buying a home in Calgary and are being diligent with your budget. You’ve got your mortgage approval, but what about other additional costs associated with buying a property? Closing costs are another expense you’ll want to consider in your total budget. But … [Read more...]

What Documents Do I Need for a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

What Documents Do I Need to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage by a Lender? If you want to know what documents you need before seeing a mortgage specialist for a pre-approval, you’re likely going to making a move into home ownership in the near future. This is exciting to say the least! But let’s discuss the home loan … [Read more...]

7 Getting-Started Tips for Calgary First Time Home Buyers

7 Tips to Help You Get Started Buying Your First Home in Calgary Are you planning on purchasing your very first home or condominium ever in Calgary, Alberta? If so, this is a very exciting time to say the least, although its likely you may have several questions about the first time home buying process. Here are seven simple … [Read more...]

First-Time Home Buyers: Prepare Your Finances, Always!

Calgary First-Time Buyers Guide for Finances The most common questions I get from first-time home buyers are about finances. If you’re in the market for your very first property, here’s how you should begin preparing your finances to accomplish your real estate goals. #1 – Decide if it’s the right time to buy Is now a … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why Home Ownership is Better than Renting

7 Key Reasons Why Owning a Home is Beneficial Calgary's real estate market has had its fair share of ups and downs over the past several decades. As a first time home buyer looking to make the jump from renting to owning, you might be wondering when exactly is the best time to buy.... Will the market go up ...?               … [Read more...]

Calgary First Time Condo Buyer Review by Amy

Sunalta Resale Condominium Sold to a Happy First Time Buyer  Here's what Amy had to say about my professional real estate agent services when buying her very first property in Calgary. "For years, I was extremely proud of the fact that I had avoided being a responsible-grown-up-type person. However when I clued in that there … [Read more...]