How to prepare your home to sell on a limited budget can be stressful and will require a hands-on approach.  

Prepare you Home to SELL on a Limited Budget

By Claudette Coutts on Saturday, January 27th, 2018 in General. No Comments

How to prepare your home to sell on a limited budget can be stressful and will require a hands-on approach.  If your budget is under $5000 the most efficient uses of your renovations dollars will depend on your home and your goals. If everything else has been upgraded you might want to address some odds […]


C4161047 : Just Listed

By on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Live minutes away from downtown Calgary while Edworthy Park is at your doorstep. Quick access to major routes, bike paths, schools, shopping and golf.u00A0Enjoy the quaint characteristics of a Cape Cod styled homeu00A0situated in one of Calgaryu2019s most desirable established neighborhoods. Built in 1959, thisu00A0warm and welcoming home has been extensively updated and in 2015 […]


City of Calgary Stats December 2017

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 in General, News, Real Estate News. 1 Comment

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope that you had a safe entry into 2018 and look forward to a successful and exciting year to come. December sales activity rises again but so does supply. City of Calgary, January 2, 2018 – Sales activity for all product types improved in December and pushed monthly sales to long-term […]


Calgary’s Housing Market shows a rise in sales for November.

By Claudette Coutts on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 in Real Estate News. No Comments

Calgary’s housing market shows a rise in sales for November particularily in the lower price ranges.We have seen some improvements in confidence with many of our clients. The combination of improved confidence and pending mortgage rule changes have likely contributed to the stronger sales activity this month. For a lot of buyers, they are interested in […]


C4147145 : Just Listed

By on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 in Uncategorized. No Comments

RARE opportunity, MC1 lot in Tuxedo. This quaint, charming and well maintained 3 bedroom home still has much of its original charm. The property has been updated – Updated furnace (2006), new water heater 2017, updated plumbing and electrical. Some newer windows. The hardwood floors were redone ins 2006. Front and back porch entry is […]


NEW Mortgage Stress Test starts January 1, 2018

By Claudette Coutts on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 in Mortgages, News, Real Estate News. 1 Comment

New Mortgage Rules  Canada’s top banking regulator has published the final version of its new mortgage rules. The new guidelines for the mortgage industry will come into affect on January 1, 2018. Among the major new rules is a requirement to stress test uninsured borrowers. Previously, only insured borrowers had to undergo such a test. By […]


Beyond the Purchase Price – It pays to know!

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 in News, Real Estate News. No Comments

WHAT IS BEYOND THE PURCHASE PRICE? It pays to know costs that will occur in addition to the purchase price when buying a property.  Buying your next home is a big deal. It’s the biggest purchase most consumers will ever make – a home. Make sure you’re financially ready. November is Financial Literacy Month. We […]


Protect yourself from Mortgage Fraud

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 in Listings, News, Real Estate News. No Comments

Protect yoursefl from Mortage Fraud by being aware on how fraudsters prey on the desparate. Here are some tips from the Real Estate Council of Alberta on how to protect yourself from mortgage fraud. Be aware of the different types of mortgage fraud. Mortgage fraud is illegal. Mortgage fraud can damage your credit rating, your finances […]


Purchasing Power and Available Inventory

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 in News, Real Estate News. No Comments

There is far more inventory available for buyers concerned about their purchasing power.  Available inventory in the lower price ranges is higher now compared to several years ago in Calgary’s current market.  This provides more options for potential buyers concerned about their purchasing power given all the changes in the lending market. October’s housing market […]