Category Archives: Real Estate News & Opinions

The fun side of real estate

Clients often ask my opinion about purchasing rental properties. I am definitely a fan of owning rental properties that make sense – ideally ones that are fairly low maintenance, very easy to rent and allow… Read More

A cautious look ahead at our 2015 real estate market

Media headlines in the past week have ranged from “Alberta shouldn’t worry about low oil prices: ATB Financial Chief Economist” to “Alberta recession? The mindset is already setting in”. It’s difficult to sift through the various… Read More

New home warranties and a market update

Earlier this year, the Alberta government legislated changes in the home-warranty industry that provide additional security to home buyers. In the past, most builders provided a 1-year warranty for items in the house and a… Read More

Competing offers and a Q1 market update

Spring is in the air in the Calgary real estate market! Confidence is high and houses were moving quickly in 2014’s first quarter. We have seen the average number of days to sell a property… Read More