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A transition in the making

Detached sales activity boosts February housing market into Transition After the first two months of the year, Calgary’s detached sector continues to drive a slow transition in the housing market. February sales totaled 1,342 units, which is still 19 per cent below long-term averages, but an improvement over the past two years. As sales kept… Read more

Thoughts on Calgary’s Real Estate Market

I was listening to the Calgary Real Estate Boards chief economist Anne-Marie Laurie the other day at my Remax office. She is always a wealth of knowledge, has a great way of deciphering big picture economic factors and putting them into bit sized pieces for our real estate market. Here are some of my take-aways on… Read more

It’s Your Choice – Community Condo Living

Recently, I came upon an article in one of the local neighbourhood newspapers about a choice a person living in a condominium building made. This man was going “on and on” about the lack of community in the building where his condo was located. He thought that living in the suburbs offered a much better… Read more

Real Property Reports

Real Property Reports (RPR’s) What is a Real Property Report? A Real Property Report is a legal document that clearly illustrates the location of significant visible improvements relative to property boundaries. Over the years the standards for RPR’s have changed. It takes the form of a plan or illustration of various physical features of the… Read more

Condominium Terms

Condominium Terms This is not an exhaustive list of condominium terms, but it’s a good place to start if you are just learning about the world of condos. If you have questions once you go through it be sure to contact Richard & Liz Bergeron @ www.richardbergeron.com. Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting (AGM)… Read more

Purchase Plus Improvements Mortgage

You found your dream condo or home but it’s missing the fully renovated kitchen and hardwood flooring you’ve been dreaming of? But you used all of your savings for the down payment. What are you going to do now? Don’t panic! Read on to find out what your options are – but be sure to… Read more

February 2017 Newsletter – The Home Staging Edition

The February edition of our real estate newsletter is out – be sure to check out the great tips and advice if you are thinking of selling your condo this year, or buying a new one. February 2017 Real Estate Newsletter – click to read all the great details! January sales numbers for the city were up… Read more

Green Your Condo Today – 8 Easy Steps

A change is in the air, a green change. And it’s time for us all to do our part. With little or no extra money or time spent you can significantly reduce the amount of energy you consume in your condo every day (yes, it’s true!). In fact, these are so simply you can accomplish… Read more

Divorce: Your Mortgage and Condo

Divorce is always a very difficult time and the changes to the mortgage rules over the last few years have made it even more difficult. For the most part, one spouse will want to remain in the condo and will need to buy the other out of the remaining equity. With the latest rule changes,… Read more

A Buyers Guide for The Perfect Condo

Buying a condo is a great idea for lots of reasons. First, you don’t really have to worry about fixing and repairing major structures like roofs, foundations etc. As you would as a conventional home owner. Condos are often less expensive than a similar size home and are usually easier to get financing for them…. Read more