Renovation or Relocation?

By Claudette Coutts on Friday, April 6th, 2018 in Renovate or relocate?, Tips for Home Owner. No Comments

Renovation or Relocation? The decision to either renovate or relocate comes down to your financial situation, emotional attachment to your home, and ultimate real estate goals! Anyone who has gone through a renovation of any kind can tell you it can be one of the most stressful experiences on the home front. There are worries […]

Spring Cleaning??? FREE pickup – Donate Household items

By Claudette Coutts on Friday, April 6th, 2018 in General, Tips for Home Owner. No Comments

Donate your unwanted items to Habitat for Humanity and get a FREE pickup. Donate used household furniture, household items, appliances, or  building materials that you no longer need or want. Its that time of year again ! Spring fever and the “Nesting instinct” motivates us to go through our homes and do some spring cleaning to remove […]

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 […]

City of Calgary Stats December 2017

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 in General, News, Real Estate News. No Comments

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 […]

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 – Five Things Condo Owners Should do Before buying

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 in General. No Comments

1) Read the reserve fund study | Reserve Fund Studies are mandatory for all condo corporations. The purpose is to ensure that the condo board has enough money in reserve to pay for any repairs or replacement of the building and its assets. 2) Read the condo board minutes | Each board is required to make the minutes of the meetings […]

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – Hiring in Calgary

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 in General. No Comments

Calgary’s economy is expected to grow in 2013, and a strong upcoming quarter of hiring will help push it along. The latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey reveals that 23 percent of employers plan to hire during the second quarter. While the survey also revealed that 73 percent of employers plan to stay the course and […]

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – Alberta’s housing market outshines the national average

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 in General. No Comments

Alberta’s housing market has continued to outshine the national average whether it’s in home prices, sales or affordability. However, one expert is using a different term to describe the highly popular Alberta mortgages. Todd Hirsch, economist with ATB Financial, recently told Sun News Network that the housing market in Alberta is balanced. He added that […]

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 – What Today’s Home Buyers Desire

By Claudette Coutts on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 in General. No Comments

Daily Real Estate News | June 20, 2011 -Home buyers have high expectations for their purchases this year, the most critical of which may be a really great deal. In addition to more bang for the buck — and the bragging rights that go along with a superior bargain — today’s house hunters also are […]

Thursday, September 23, 2010 – Calgary Economy forecast

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 in General. No Comments

Good new today from the Conference Board of Canada comments regarding Calgary being set to becoming Canada’s growth leader from 2011-2014. Calgary’s economy will rebound this year 3.5% and then average 4.2% growth each following year. Read more at Please follow and like us: