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RECENT BLOG POSTS
 September is a month of new beginnings, marking the start of a new season and the new school year. However, in Calgary it also marked the continued chill of the real estate market. Throughout 2015, the real estate market in Calgary has seen a significant slowdown from the unprecedented growth of...
09/21/2015
Working as a Real Estate Agent is not your typical profession, where you start your day at 9 and end by 5. The hours fluctuate and some days can be very long. As a Real Estate Agent, I have to be available for my clients on their schedule, which means showing houses during the evenings and on we...
09/06/2015
  Most sellers are a little nervous with anticipation when their home is sitting on the market.  What are buyers thinking? Is someone interested?  Will an offer be coming in?  Then out of the blue, a buyer’s agent comes calling with a low ball offer.  Less than flattering valuations of your prop...
08/30/2015
  Perhaps you are thinking of renting out your first home while you upgrade to something a little more roomy.  Maybe you are considering investing in a condo to build some additional real estate equity.  Nearly anyone can become a landlord with a little patience and preparation, and in the long r...
07/28/2015
If you are thinking of making a move, or planning on buying your very first home, you have probably considered the possibility of condo ownership.  Over the last 10 years, condos have become an incredibly popular option in Calgary, and there is more to choose from than ever before.  In many cases...
07/19/2015
 It’s no secret that we had a slow start this year in the real estate market, but with change comes opportunity.  Inventory rose, prices stabilized, and most importantly, first-time home buyers took note. According to the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP), nearly h...
07/05/2015
 Whether you are shopping for a home or looking to sell your current home, you will need to consider all of your options. You can work with a real estate agent, or you can attempt to navigate the process on your own. Some people believe that a real estate agent is simply an overpaid person who to...
06/28/2015
We are halfway through June, so that can only mean one thing – it’s time to celebrate Dad! The stores are stacked with BBQ utensils and beer mugs. But what do you get the guy who already has everything? How to do you say “Thanks for being awesome!” with a gift from the store? This year, that’s ju...
06/15/2015
Calgary has so many great places to live, but there are certain areas that stand out from the rest. Choosing the right neighbourhood is just as important as choosing the home itself.  The location of your new home has the most significant impact on your commute, your lifestyle, and the way you sp...
06/07/2015
Hiring a real estate agent isn’t just a one-time thing. At least, it doesn’t have to be. I have had the pleasure of helping many of my clients move from one home to another several times. I thoroughly enjoy being part of these important and exciting life changes.I pride myself in being a trusted ...
05/31/2015
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