Real Estate

Bank of Canada holds rates steady   Why now might be the right time to buy

Posted on Mar 13, 2024 in Real Estate

The Bank of Canada (BOC) recently announced it will continue to hold its overnight rate steady at 5%, signalling that despite cooling inflation, it’s still too soon to ease monetary policy. 

This news is disappointing for those waiting for rates to drop before entering the market to buy a home. Understandably so, as the cost of borrowing money, comb...

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What's in store for Calgary real estate in 2024?

Posted on Jan 30, 2024 in Real Estate

Migration is expected to slow in 2024, but will Calgary’s real estate market?

It’s no secret one of the leading stories in the Calgary real estate market in 2023 was the record-setting levels of interprovincial and international migration.  

Over 30,000 people per quarter moved to Calgary from within the country and abroad over five consecutive quarter...

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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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