Investing in real estate can be a great way to expand into additional income sources. Real estate investing for beginners can be as simple as purchasing a mutual fund.

Many people have had experience dealing with landlords. While taking on the landlord role may not be everyone’s dream since they have to deal with unruly tenants, bug infestations, having to find a plumber if there’s a water leak in the middle of the night or the multitude of other issues that they are responsible for handling.

However, there are upsides to owning a rental property as well. The money tenants pay in rent can be a great investment with extra money coming in every month. There are also real estate investments that can be made that do not require dealing directly with…

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If you are in the market for a new home, it can be difficult to decide exactly what type of home you want to buy. In Calgary, the most popular options for many  is buying a single family home, or a condo. Each option has benefits and drawbacks depending on what your needs and desires are.  

Depending on where you are at in your life and what your needs are will determine which option is the better fit for you. Buying a home is a big expense, so it is always useful to look at the pros and cons of buying a condo compared to a house.

Let’s explore the difference between a condo vs house and you can decide which is the best option for you.

Section 1: Why Should I Buy A Condo?

Is A Condo A Good First Home?

If you are looking to purchase your…

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September 2021 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

The headline for September real estate in Calgary? SALES REMAIN STRONG. CALGARY REAL ESTATE STATISTICS september 2021

The record for sales in September was set back in 2005 when Calgary witnessed some of it's most significant increases in value in the housing market. This month nearly reached this total with a combined (all property types) of 2,162 sales! This represents a year of year increase of over 26.7%. 

Chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie of the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®) said “While sales activity in the fall tends to be slower than in the spring months, the continued strong sales are likely being driven by consumers who were unable to transact earlier in the year when supply levels had not yet adjusted to demand,” 

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