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5 Most Important Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent

5 Must-Ask Questions for a Real Estate Agent Are you looking for a real estate agent to help with your next home transaction? If so, you'll want to make sure they are the one for the job. How will you know? A good start is to ask them these five important questions below. The answers should give you a better understanding … [Read more...]

14+ Pros and Cons of Buying a New Construction Home

What are the Pros and Cons of Buying a New Home? Are you thinking about buying a new home? If so, there's lots to consider before getting started, including weighing out what the pros and cons are and if they fit your real estate goals. If you haven't bought a home before, be sure to check out these 5 Steps to Buying a Home … [Read more...]

Why Change the Locks When Buying a New House?

Bought a New House? Change the Locks... ASAP! Did you just buy a new house? If so... that's amazing, and congratulations! Buying a new home is as exciting as it gets, and you'll want to take a few steps to make it as secure as possible after taking possession - like changing the locks! During the home buying / building … [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...]

The Best Advice for Calgary First-Time Home Buyers

What is the Best Advice for First-Time Buyers? Buying your first home is a really exciting experience and something to be proud of. Let me be one of the first to say congratulations to you! But remember... home ownership is also a very serious financial commitment. You'll want to take your time as you work towards finding … [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...]

5 Essential Showhome Tips for New Home Buyers

5 Tips to Help You Navigate a Showhome Effectively Are you thinking about buying a new home sometime soon? If so, visiting showhomes is a great way to introduce yourself to the product a builder has to offer while also discovering exactly what kind of features appeal to you. Not everyone is familiar with showhome territory. I … [Read more...]

Relocating in Calgary? Choose Your Home’s Exact Location Carefully!

Exact Location Can Make or Break Your Purchase! When thinking about moving to another part of Calgary, it’s always best to know exactly what community or area you would like to live in. For example, relocating to a new home on the brim of the west sector will provide the convenient access to the mountains that you may have … [Read more...]