Preparing Your Home for Inspection: The Ultimate Checklist

Picture this, you've taken the time to clean, organize, and get your place in 'showcase' ready condition. Your Calgary Real Estate REP Agent has given you advice on how to stage properly, you're approved with our mortgage partner to get a bigger home, and your home is ready to hit the market and to get sold!

Visit the Calgary Home Inspector website to view a sample Home Inspection report. 

You sit back, keep the home ready for showings, and let us get your home in front of as many qualified buyers as possible. You start planning your move, go out and see a few homes on your list, and next thing you know, you have an offer to purchase your home! The buyers have only one condition, a…

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Browsing homes for sale on our website is one of the best online real estate experiences the market has to offer, powered by the absolute latest technology from one of the top Real Estate Website providers, you might find yourself getting caught up in browsing Calgary homes online for hours on end. The only problem? What you see, isn't always what you get, which is why it's important that you don't get too attached to homes you see online. We examine some common issues that our buyers encounter when they come in with high expectations of homes they view online.

Read our guide below and understand the differences between seeing a home in person vs online. 

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The Perils…

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FSBO? Have you seen this real estate term before? Possibly on the Kijiji real estate section? It means 'For sale by owner' and is the shortened term for private real estate sellers who aren't selling their homes through a REALTOR®. If you're going the FSBO route and are struggling to get showings in your home, find qualified buyers, or can't navigate the process of selling your home and are thinking about switching over to professional representation, find out how the Real Estate Partners at Re/Max First can put you ahead of everyone else and get your home sold fast, for top dollar. 


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1. Listing Your Home At The Right Price.

Properly pricing your…

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Exterior Home Improvements That Can Increase Resale Value

Getting ready to sell your home? Thinking about exterior updates that will help your return on resale? Although most of these fixes won't necessarily make you more money, they will help your home stand out, and get sold faster! 

Painting the Exterior

1. Repainting the exterior - Painting your home hot pink or bright yellow is a sure fire way to get the attention of your neighbors and buyers, but we recommend going the safer route with warm and neutral colors. A lot of home owners typically evaluate and add up the tasks that will be on their plate when they consider homes for purchase, a quick repaint job on your part, can remove that stress from prospective buyers, enhance curb appeal,…

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Canyon Meadows

Located in the coveted Country Estates of Canyon Meadows, just steps away from elementary, junior high and high schools, and backing onto a park, every detail of this dream home was carefully selected and quality crafted while undergoing over $300,000 of improvements. Minutes from Fish Creek Park, Canyon Meadows LRT Station, Canyon Meadows Aquatic Centre, multiple schools (bilingual English/Spanish) and plenty of shopping. Feel the serenity of living in this gorgeous home that backs onto a private park only used by the surrounding homes. Pride in ownership can clearly be seen from the front sidewalk. The elegance of this home begins with the professionally landscaped yard and impressive slate stone pathways. The luxurious and meticulously…

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 The Real Estate Partners

Calgary home buying blueprint



It's very important for buyers to know tips, tricks, and to obtain proper consultation before they make the biggest purchase in their life. Unexpected financial moves, or life changes, can result in hurting, or potentially stopping you from making that home purchase! 

1. Don't Apply for new Credit Cards! 

Maybe you're walking through the mall, airport, or you're making a deposit at the bank, and a sales representative starts selling you on the latest, greatest, credit card on the market, WITH 20,000 bonus points and one year of annual fees waived, PLUS a guaranteed approval of…

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