Calgary Home Buyers Guide

8 Steps To Finding The Right Home

  1. Deciding Where and What To Buy
  2. Getting Pre Approved for a Mortgage
  3. Choosing the Right Realtor
  4. Becoming an Educated Buyer
  5. Making an Educated Offer
  6. Conditions, Home Inspection and Waivers
  7. Prepare...
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Home Prices in Acadia Calgary have risen since 1982. Yes, there have been ups and downs. There have been rescissions in Alberta and Canada during that time. Now we can add Pandemic to the list of world events that these homes have witnessed so to speak....

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Mortgage Lingo for Calgary Home Buyers

Amortization:

Length of time over which the mortgage will be repaid.

Mortgage term:

Length of time that the mortgage contract conditions, and interest rate is fixed.

Closing Costs:

Costs in addition to the purchase...

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Paying Off Your Calgary Mortgage Faster

One of the highest financial priorities of Canadian homeowners is to pay off their mortgage as quickly as possible. Paying down extra principal in the early years can shorten the life of your mortgage and dramatically...

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The 20 Most Expensive Homes in Calgary For Sale

Come and see all these beautiful homes for sale in Calgary with some featuring Mountain Views, Basketball Courts, Bowling Alleys, Golf Simulators, Badminton Courts, Tennis Courts, Gyms, Wine Cellars, Elevators,...

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US Domestic Oil Production Decline Good News For Alberta

The decline in US Domestic Oil Production is music to the ears of Albertans. Because Alberta has never diversified away from oil.


The western Canadian province is a one-trick pony. And that one trick...

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Commercial Property Listings In and Near Calgary

Searching and Finding Commercial Properties is getting easier. Many sellers are using the Calgary Real Estate Board MLS® System to market their properties.


You can find all types of commercial properties...

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Is it Time to Re-Shingle Your Roof?

Don't wait until you decide to sell your home to have the shingles replaced. Do it when they need it.


In Alberta because of our location to the sun, shingles wear out unevenly. The south side goes first and the north...

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Should I Buy or Rent A House in Calgary?


Buy or Rent is a question that gets asked and analyzed a lot in Calgary.


I am a Realtor so I’m obviously biased – Yes You Should Buy A Home – In Fact You Should Buy Many Homes – And You Should...

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Should You Sell Your Home in The Winter?

Pros

Fewer listings mean less competition from other home sellers in Calgary

Fewer Looky Lou's and Tire Kickers wasting everybody's time

Winter usually matches serious sellers with serious buyers

Buyers and Sellers...

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