• Selling 101 – Shows Well, Sells Quick

    Buyer confidence in the Calgary and area market continues to evolve as the region adapts to the changes in the real estate landscape. To assist in making your home as presentable as possible, the first item on your list of improvements should be curb appeal. Curb appeal is simply the attractiveness of your home from […]

  • Top Three Resolutions for Home Buyers and Sellers

    As we enjoy the holiday season there are a few resolutions that every potential home buyer and seller should have on their list. Take a look! Resolutions for Home Buyers 1. Get Your Financial House in Order The first resolution for any potential home buyer is to get their financial house in order. Prior to […]

  • Tips to Sell Your Home During The Holidays

    It may not be the most ideal time to sell your home, but doing it during the holidays may not be as bad as you suspect. Yes, during the spring and fall months, there will be an abundance of buyers but during the holiday season there is typically low inventory, which will work in your […]

  • Do Open Houses Really Work?

    Some people wonder if open houses hold the same power they did years ago…before the internet and digital communications became such a big part of our lives. Twenty years ago you couldn’t surf listings on your smartphone or learn walk scores and traffic patterns when scoping out new digs. The other question is whether open […]

  • Proven Strategies to Get Your Home Sold…Fast!

    Have you purchased a new home and are ready to take the next step…selling your home? If this is the position you are currently in, there are some tried and true tricks of the trade that will get your home to sell quickly. The selling process can be a bit arduous and will definitely throw […]

  • 3 Tips for Leveraging Halloween for Real Estate

    It’s the beginning of a new season and you’ve decided to put your home on the market for sale. So why not leverage the new season, especially Halloween, as a real estate marketing opportunity? The spooky holiday could potentially bring hundreds of parents with their children to your front door and you never know who […]

  • How to Handle a Lowball Offer

    Most sellers are a little nervous with anticipation when their home is sitting on the market.  What are buyers thinking? Is someone interested?  Will an offer be coming in?  Then out of the blue, a buyer’s agent comes calling with a low ball offer.  Less than flattering valuations of your property are hard to take, […]

  • Top Three Excuses That Prevent Homeowners from Downsizing (And How to Address Them)

    Having recently helped a handful of clients moved to smaller homes, I know how difficult it can be. Downsizing usually offers a wide range of exciting benefits, and provides significant financial and lifestyle opportunities. Although it is a popular choice later in life, not everyone looks forward to it with optimism. Sometimes, it’s hard to […]