Blog by Janene DiPiano and Sarah Solomon

Record year for real estate outside Calgary

January 6th, 2015

Housing markets outside Calgary produced record MLS sales and average prices in 2014.

Calgary Real Estate Board data show new peaks for Airdrie, Chestermere, Cochrane and Okotoks.

Robert Hogue, senior economist with RBC Economics, said more buyers looked outside Calgary for properties as prices in the city rose.

“If you look at recent years, the price increases in Calgary have been the hig ...


January 28th, 2006

Renovation trends are up dramatically. We want to offer you the best advise on increasing your home’s re-sale value.  Use this information to correlate the right renovation to the price of home you are currently in.  It is very important to try to find a balance between your emotional and rational choices

Investing in kitchen, shingle, plumbing and window renovations are always wise decisi ...

January 2006 Newsletter

January 17th, 2006


Home Buyer Types      

Home seekers can typically be divided into four types.  Knowing what type you are will enable you to attract like-minded buyers and increase the re-sale value of your home when deciding where to sink you renovation dollars.

#1 Social Animal

Social animals value spending time with neighbours, having a park nearby, entertaining friends, hanging ...

March 2006 Newsletter

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March 2006 Newsletter

Making A Profit In Real Estate!

Owning a home is a great investment strategy in this current Real Estate market.
There are few other investments that offer stable and dependable long-term returns
that this tangible and enjoyable asset can. Today’s favourable interest rates make
buying real estate an even more attractive and affordable option.Here are a few options to c ...