Calgary Real Estate Blogs for sellers. If you're thinking about selling your Calgary Home, this real estate blog list will help you navigate selling your home and provide the best steps and information to help you explore the best experience in the Calgary real estate market. 

August 2021 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

The Calgary market continues to trend towards being more balanced after a major kick off at the beginning of the year. CALGARY REAL ESTATE STATISTICS AUGUST 2021

Year over year trends are seeing major increases in areas like sales, new listings, and prices (across the board for all property types) it is important to note that we're coming off a COVID 2020 real estate year which did bring the market to a bit of pause for many buyers and sellers, this pent up demand has translated into a hot market for 2021. 

“Sales have far exceeded expectations throughout most of the pandemic, driven mostly by demand for detached homes. At the same time, supply could not keep pace and conditions shifted to favor the seller, something that has not happened…

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If you’re looking to establish reliable, long-term wealth, there’s nothing quite like real estate. People have been using real estate assets to accumulate wealth for a very long time. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO DEMOLISH A HOME IN CALGARY

However, sometimes in order to build, you must demolish. You can’t renovate every property, so there comes a time when demolition is the smart option. If you’re thinking about demolishing a property, you need to know how much it costs to demolish it, understand the difference between deconstruction and demolition, and think about a few other factors before you begin the project.

What does demolishing a house mean?

Demolition is the act of tearing down an existing house. You can do it by hand, or with specialized equipment like bulldozers, cranes and excavators. A…

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Remodeling your kitchen is one of the easiest (and best) ways to add value to your home. If you are thinking of undertaking a kitchen remodel yourself, you might be asking: what does it actually involve? Where do I start? Kitchen Remodel

Taking on a kitchen remodel as a DIY project is doable, but you have to plan properly or else you could run into trouble. Even then, most DIY'ers will most likely need the help of trained professionals for certain parts of the process. Plumbing and electrical, for example, can be tricky and in a lot of situations should really be left to the experts. 

If you prefer to leave your kitchen remodel entirely up to the professionals, you’re not alone. Most people would opt for that course of action. However, hiring contractors won’t…

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If you are in a situation where you’re saying to yourself “I need to sell my house fast,” you’re not alone. Homeowners often need to sell their home quickly for a variety of reasons. The good news is that it can be done - withSell your home fast in Calgary some help. 

Here are some tips to help you find a buyer for your home quickly, without having to lower your asking price.

1. Hire a real estate agent

You have two options when it comes to enlisting outside help to sell your home. You can hire a real estate agent, or you can look into an estate service.

A real estate agent will handle contracts, provide a list of referrals (lawyers, mortgage brokers, etc) sales forms and other documents, ensuring you understand each and every piece of information relevant to the…

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Laundry Room Trends in 2021

A place of routine and rhythm, the laundry room can be a sanctuary of tranquility for some as they fold clothes and unwind their day, or a place of chaos for others who aren't quite as fond of the science behind folding. 

While the laundry room may not garner the attention a kitchen or living room might, it's becoming more and more customized and utilized by home buyers in todays market. In todays blog, we're breaking down the most popular new laundry room and washer / dryer trends we're seeing in 2021! 

2021 LAUNDRY ROOM COLOUR TRENDS

Add colour to your laundry room with the latest appliance colours that will stand out in your space. From a beautiful mint green, one of the newest trending colours to really make a pop in laundry room to…

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reasons home isnt sellingIn this blog we're going to cover what to do when you receive a bad home inspection, whether you're on either side as a buyer or seller, we're going to break down the different solutions and avenues to consider when you receive a bad home inspection. 

Please note this blog is not intended to solicit buyers or sellers currently under contract with a brokerage and is intended for sellers not under contract or those selling privately and should be used as a general guide, this is not legal or professional advice, all matters for your home inspection should be dealt directly with your REALTOR®

  • What is a home inspection?
  • Condition of home inspection
  • Getting a pre home - inspection
  • Bad home inspections when you're the…

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Real Estate App

Lets face it, more and more we're on the go and as life gets busy, utilizing mobile phones and technology simply provides balance and flexibility. In the old days, you found homes as they hit latest MLS® publications via the paper, or through your agent, but as technology progressed more and more home buyers and sellers flocked to online resources to find homes and the latest real estate information, it's the same reason you're hear reading this article! While computers and tablets were the go to for most home buyers, more and more consumers are now shopping online for homes via their mobile phones. Whether it's during your trip to the grocery store, or on a casual walk in the neighborhood, having instant access to the latest Calgary homes for sale is…

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A Real Property Report which can also be referred to as an RPR for short is a survey of a property. These surveys will reflect various elements and featuresof a property including the structures    Real Property Report Guide (house, garage(s), fences, larger sheds, driveways,) as well as other elements including encroachments, easements, right of ways, etc. 

It is the sellers responsibility to provide an up to date report. 

All improvements on the real property report must be compliant with the city's bylaws and set back requirements, non compliant improvements must have a encroachment agreements or relaxations in place from the city. 

Real Property Reports shouldn't be used to establish a fence line on a property. If you need a boundary line for your fence…

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renovate or sell calgary

So you’ve made the decision to sell your home. You look around for similar properties on the market, and find that many homes similar to yours seem newer, nicer and generally more attractive to a potential buyer.

Your home might need some exterior repairs, or the kitchen and bathroom might be outdated. There might be some noticeable wear and tear on the floors or walls - overall, it could use some work.

This might lead you to a common home seller’s dilemma. Should you renovate your home before selling it? Is selling a house that needs repairs a good idea? What’s involved in fixing up a house to sell?

The answer depends on your situation, but one thing is for certain: the need for repairs or renovations can affect a sale. With that in mind,…

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reasons home isnt sellingUnable to sell your home? One of the biggest challenges home sellers face is the unknown, whether it's because this is your first time exploring the resale market and selling your home, or you sold it much easier in previous times, home owners can sometimes be left in the dark as to why their home may not be selling . One of the most common misconceptions in the real estate industry is that a home not selling or getting much attention translates to it being priced too high, and often sellers who have previously been on the market approach us ready to list their homes are prepared to drop price significantly to get the job done. While price can definitely be a factor in your homes ability to sell, we will always explore any other factors that could be…

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