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New Rental Apartment Approved for Canmore

Posted on Sep 05, 2018 in Live | Work | Play Canmore

Exciting news for the Town of Canmore!

Last night at the town council meeting, Council unanimously approved the development permit for the 159-unit apartment building at 120 & 130 Kananaskis Way. With the support of, and in collaboration with the Town of Canmore, this building, funded through the private sector, will provide 159 additional rental un...

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      The Financial Side of Real Estate

Posted on Jun 19, 2018 in Real Estate Advice

It’s no secret that the rules have changed when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage. A week barely goes by where we aren’t hearing about rates, restrictions and the tightening of bank purse strings. Previously banks had two rates: Fixed & Variable. That’s it. Today for a lender to even answer what their rates are, comes a series of questions base...

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6 Helpful Tips for Selling a Home with Pets

Posted on Jun 11, 2018

Is your four-legged friend keeping your home on the market for much longer than it ought to be? The question of how one goes about selling a home with pets is one that pops up often. If you are a pet owner, I can assure you there is a way to get great results from marketing your house. And you don’t have to disadvantage man’s best friend (or your f...

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Spring Maintenance Tips

Posted on May 10, 2018 in Seasonal

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Whether Spring arrives on time, or weeks late like this year, this checklist of property maintenance items helps keep you on track as an owner, and keeps the home in tip-top shape, an important element of home ownership!

o  Check that downspouts are down and in working order; repair as required
o  Clean out gutters; clear any debris and ensure water ca...

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Step-by-Step for First Time Buyers

Posted on Apr 01, 2018 in Real Estate Advice

As first time home buyers, the process can be overwhelming and confusing. There are lots of moving parts, timelines and deadlines. Our job is to navigate through the process with you, always making sure you are comfortable, know what is coming next and that you are prepared each step of the way.

Here is a brief explanation of each of the steps:

  1. FINAN...

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Paying for Condo Docs is a Million Dollar Industry

Posted on Mar 30, 2018 in Market News

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The Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) is the professional provincial body that represents the interests and concerns of more than 10,000 Alberta REALTORS®, from the 10 local real estate Board/Associations. They provide strategic leadership and advance the Alberta real estate profession through member-centric services, advocacy and professional...

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