Category Archives: Real Estate News & Opinions

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

Mortgage insurance news that could affect you

Please read on for a guest blog this month from mortgage broker Chris O’Sullivan! CMHC recently raised their mortgage default insurance premium rates. You may not be familiar with mortgage default insurance but if you… Read More

Galloping into the Year of the Horse

Kung Hei Fat Choi! I just returned from a fantastic visit to Hong Kong and enjoyed celebrating Chinese New Year there on January 31. We just entered the year of the horse – according to… Read More

A real estate perspective on the flood

It has brought a smile to my face several times this week seeing mud-caked volunteers, exhausted but proud, walking the streets of our city. Like many of you, I have been encouraged to see so… Read More

CREB predicts modest growth in 2013

I attended the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) annual forecast and conference last week and am here to pass on the depths of wisdom learned from a day spent with thousands of realtors (okay, I… Read More