A collection of blogs for Calgary REALTORS. 

If you are looking to sell your house, there are many questions you may not yet have answers to like ‘when was my house built?’ and ‘who built my house?'. Knowing the history of your home is important to buyers who are often interested in every detail about the property that they are buying. how old is my house

Before closing the sale on your home, you may need to do some research to determine its age so that the buyer can be more informed. We will go through the steps for how to find out when a house was built and who constructed it.

How Old Is My House?

Determining when your house was built can seem like a complicated and daunting process. Uncovering the history of a home you are interested in buying can also leave you scratching your head. With a little effort…

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May 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

We're all watching the news, increasing interest rates, gas prices are through the roof, inflation is at all time highs, and there seems to be no end in sight, what does this meanMAY 2022 REAL ESTATE CALGARY for buyers and sellers looking to make a move in the Calgary real estate market? First off and foremost, if you haven't locked in rates with a mortgage broker or your bank, you're now in a position where your money simply won't go as far as it once would, but as the market continues to increase with inventory along with declines in sales, we're likely to see a real estate market that reflects the other major markets in our economy. 

We saw a decrease of over 9% in sales from last month, new listings came down 6% from last…

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April 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

While Calgary real estate saw an all time record high for sales in the month of March this year, it definitely slowed down in April, despite this, we saw a year over year increase of 6% in sales thisAPRIL 2022 REAL ESTATE CALGARY month, our new listing count continues to be down year over year as well but only 2.1% presently while inventory remains a persistent factor in this market down over 20% year over year.  From the Calgary Real Estate Board HQ  “Despite some of the monthly pullback, it is important to note that sales remain exceptionally strong and are likely being limited due to supply choice in the market,” said CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “While further rate increases will likely start to dampen demand later this…

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Our team is rapidly growing and we're in search of two motivated inside sales agent for real estate. You'll be taking on warm…

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February 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

Here's a glimpse of how our team took control of the booming February market. This luxury home we listed generated so much demand and interest online from our coming soon campaign, including a tiktok seen by thousands,  and a paid targeted Youtube campaign seen by over 10,000! Allowed us to sell this luxury home in Legacy for over ONE MILLION DOLLARS, it even sold above list price.  We listed this home at $1,050,000  and there have only been three sales on the MLS® in Legacy over $1,000,000 

Statistics and information provided courtesy of the Calgary Real Estate Board ® CREB

@yycre Million dollar tour in a new listing in Legacy ! With @calgaryhomes #yyc #calgaryhomes #yycre #yychomes #yyz #yvr…

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January 2022 Calgary Real Estate Statistics Recap

To summarize the Calgary January 2022 real estate market in one video thumbnail... In January 2022 we saw multiple listings go for over six figures above list price, with unconditional offers! 

Inventory in Calgary is now at only 2,620 units, this represents a significant decrease (35% from 2021) with sales up over 66%! This months supply levels reached the lowest we've seen since 2006. 

“Expected gains in lending rates are contributing to persistently strong demand in the housing market, as purchasers are eager to get ahead of any increases,” said CREB® Chief Economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “We did see more listings this month, but it did little to change the market balance or take any pressure off…

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Paint can make or break a room and if you are like most people you might be nervous about your paint selections. Picking the right colour is an extremely daunting task especially when you get to the paint store (We frequently have used and recommend Cloverdale in Calgary) and discover that ‘white’ or ‘grey’ have 100s of shades each. Just remember it is worth it!! The right execution can elevate a space from small, dingy and rough to clean, bright and fresh for a very minimal cost. Paint is probably the best investment you can make when getting ready to sell your home. Here are a few steps to make choosing the right colour less stressful, help with the process and ensure if you do make a mistake it keeps the time and costs to a minimum. 

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Storage options for Condominium owners

One of the biggest challenges condominium home owners face is finding enough storage space within their units.  While plenty of condominiums (especially newer builds) offer secured storage locker space, that isn't always a practical solution for everyone, and the challenges for finding balance and minimalizing clutter can often be difficult. 

Fear not! We're here to help! Here's a few solutions and storage hacks that are practical and stylish. 

Under Bed Storage

Purchasing a bed with storage beneath can be incredibly valuable for those with limited closet space in their bedrooms. It's a perfect option for those less used pieces of clothing that take up a lot of space (We're looking at you ugly Christmas sweaters) 

Floating…

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Highest Priced Homes in CalgaryThe word "Expensive" by definition is something (costing a lot of money) That term is truly relative for each individual home buyer, someone with a net worth of $20,000,000 may not consider a home priced $3,000,000 as expensive, while a first time home buyer just emerging into the workforce and real estate industry may view homes priced over $750,000 as too expensive. Nonetheless, we've put together a dynamic list of the most expensive (AKA highest priced) homes for sale in Calgary and surrounding areas including Chestermere, Okotoks, Cochrane and Airdrie.

2020 Real Estate Highest Selling Listing Statistics. 

Calgarys highest priced home sale in 2020 was a property for over $4,000,000

Airdries highest priced sale for a detached home in 2020…

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Home showings in Calgary

Once we put your home on the market and set our sellers marketing system into action, you’re going to start receiving showing requests on your home. You probably know the drill, you likely did the same thing when you purchased the house. REALTORS® and our team, with active home buyers will connect with your agent to book a showing of your house with their clients, and that could end up keeping you on your toes. Many of our sellers still have to juggle the everyday tasks of life and showings to view your house can be unpredictable. If you have children or pets, it is likely to become a harder job to maintain your home in pristine show ready condition, than you may have anticipated. 

However, there are always ways to…

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