Friday, December 7, 2012
Cha Cha Cha Changes....
Well, for quite some time I've been aiming at rebranding my real estate image. This resulted in a change in real estate brokerages as well to avoid restrictions on what my vision was.
As of last week, I made this official and joined The Real Estate Professionals - a large independant company based here in Calgary.
The decision was difficult to make after being with MaxWell for just...
Friday, November 2, 2012
October 2012 Calgary Real Estate Board Statistics
October continued like the previous month to maintain a stable and balanced market. Home sales were up slightly from the same time last year and inventories were down fractionally. This also has resulted in an increased benchmark price of $387,700 - up from $362,700 in January 2012. Figures like this are in line with a healthy real estate market.
You can see on this chart, the...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Timing is key
Timing…very important in today’s real estate market.
Selling a home for the right price and shortest amount of time simply comes down to timing. A very common question asked of me is ‘when is the best time to sell’? Many believe the spring is ultimate. I say not so much.
There are serious buyers out looking for homes at all times and even...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
September 2012 Calgary Real Estate Board Statistics
September turned out to be a good month for Calgary home sellers and buyers. New listings and inventory levels are down a little bit from the same time last year, with strong sales solidified a balanced market as expected.
With the talk of declining markets in other regions of the country, Calgary's housing market is proving itself to be solid with very little to no signs of running into...
Friday, September 14, 2012
August 2012 Calgary Real Estate Board Statistics
August was a solid month for the Calgary Real Estate market. Increased sales, lower new listings, average price increase and a lower average days on market. Dont' be alarmed, that sounds like a shift in our market conditions. I don't think so at this point. Will have to keep a close eye on the changes over September and October. See how we finish off the last quarter of...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Calgary Community Pages - Welcome to Royal Oak
With the recent changes to FindNewDigs.com
- I am introducing Community Profile Pages
. These will give a brief summary of the featured community along with pictures
, property listings
and demographic information
If you're a Royal Oak resident, this...
Monday, June 11, 2012
Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer - 2 weeks away!
Last November I decided to take the challenge and raise money for Cancer Research through the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.
What a challenge it has been! The cause is amazing - the funds are going to a great organization that is truly making a difference in many lives.
Riding approximately 215km's over two days will certainly be a challenge! At first - was thinking "what...
Thursday, March 29, 2012
BMO study finds mortgage rate increase will hamper Canadians
Interesting article regarding a survery completed by BMO regarding affordabliity on increased mortgage rates.
The survey found that 43% of Canandians would "hamper their ability to pay" with an increased rate.
Alberta, with the least concern came out at 73% stating it would not affect their ability to pay.
"Based on the current BMO rate of 2.99 per cent for a five-year mortgage,...
Thursday, November 3, 2011
October 2011 Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) Statistics
My apologies for the delay pushing the statistics out, due to a back end issue, I have been unable to publish to my blog.
October showed an increase in market activity by 10% over this same time period in 2010 giving us the ability to feel more secure in our market conditions in comparison, however aside from median condo prices, the market is down from last month.
Inner city, more established communities...
Friday, September 23, 2011
New Features added to FindNewDigs.com
Website update – new tools, easier – faster.
Several new updates have been made to the website over the past week to help make your home search online easy and stress free.
Still there… MLS Search by Map
Location based searching using your smart phone (not going to work properly unless you're on a smart phone) Also, sorry Blackberry users - your GPS is not compatable...