Real Estate

Is the Realtor who helped you buy your home paid too much?

Posted on Nov 30, 2023 in Real Estate

A landmark ruling on Realtor® commissions in the U.S. sparks debate in Canada.

Can you Imagine real estate brokerages conspiring to keep commission fees high? Never! Well, it took a Kansas City jury just under three hours to decide exactly that. 

Following a four-year legal battle, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) was found guilty of conspi...

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City Council Approves Housing Strategy

Posted on Oct 08, 2023 in Real Estate

Here’s why approving the housing strategy is a necessary step in the right direction for our city.

Following “three days of meaningful and passionate public participation and debate with more than 160 residents and groups generously sharing their experiences” 1 about Calgary’s housing crisis, Calgary City Council approved an amended version of Home...

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Dreaming of a Vacation Home You Can Call Your Own?

Posted on Jul 21, 2023 in Real Estate

How to Hack Your Vacation-Home Dream into a Reality. 

There’s nothing quite like having a personal retreat or home away from home that you can call your own. Who wouldn’t want to own a place to relax, recharge, and create cherished moments with family and friends anytime you want?
But how do you make it happen?

Most people consider vacation home owne...

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Creating Your Perfect Outdoor Oasis

Posted on Jun 15, 2023 in Real Estate

Enhance Your Lifestyle and Increase Property Value

Summer is here! And what better time to embrace the outdoors and transform your backyard, patio or garden into a captivating outdoor oasis?

Whether hosting a barbecue, enjoying a quiet evening with a book, or entertaining friends and family, a well-designed outdoor area provides endless joy and relax...

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Do you ever wonder how a Realtor® invests their money?

Posted on May 17, 2023 in Real Estate

Trung Bien, Team Lead at Trung Bien Real Estate Team, offers key insights into how you might invest your hard-earned dollars.


Where does a Realtor® invest their money? 

It’s a good question, and I can’t speak for other Realtors®, but for myself, surprise, surprise…the answer is: primarily real estate. It sounds typical that a real estate agent says th...

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City Assessment versus Market Value. What's the deal?

Posted on Apr 05, 2023 in Real Estate

How to determine real value when buying or selling a Calgary home. 

It’s not uncommon for sellers to come to us with misconceptions about their home's true market value because they’ve just received their City of Calgary property assessment. 

But many buyers and sellers are surprised to find there is often a notable difference between the assessed valu...

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