Dan Welyk Calgary Realtor® Since 1999

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Selling and Buying Your Calgary Home 

Time Your Home Sale and Buy Right

When you need to buy and sell your Calgary home, the timing is very important to avoid being left homeless with possession dates not aligning.

Sell My Home First? Or Buy My Home First?

Solid Question. This will depend on a variety of factors:Calgary realtor review

  • Current Calgary Real Estate Market
  • What Kind of Inventory is Available
  • Saleability...
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How the Heck Do I Buy My First Home?

What a Great Question, Glad You Asked!

Buying your first home is going to be exciting and will be your most important financial decision of your life. Starting the process with your best foot forward is the key to making it a success.

questions for mortgage broker

Here Is How It Works

Firstly - Your Mortgage

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Get the Most from Dan Welyk Calgary REALTOR®.

How Much Does it Cost?

The buyer typically does not pay fees, home sellers offer remuneration to a buyer's Realtor®. However - for some - this can be confusing because "if the seller is paying my Realtor®, are they truly representing me?". Short answer is, absolutely.


The long answer - you will have entered into a service agreement stating...

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Getting the Best Advice when Buying a Home Starts Here

Making Your Home Purchase Easy and Stress Free

Establishing your goals and being 100% confident in your decisions when buying a home is key to a successful, stress free home purchase.

What to Expect

  • Obtain Financing/Mortgage Guidance. This is the first step to home ownership so you have a clear understanding of your purchasing power and determining...
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How to Roll Renovation Costs into Your Mortgage

When searching for a home to purchase, you may come across a property you fall in love with but it requires some immediate remedies like:older bathroom

  • Updating Mechanical (Furnace/Hot Water)
  • Roofing
  • Windows/Doors

You get the point right? What can you do?

Purchase Plus Improvments Mortgage

What exactly is this?

Simply put, you have the ability to borrow up to 10% of...

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If you're planning to buy a home in the near future with less than 20% down, expect to pay more in mortgage default insurance.


Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced today that it will be increasing its mortgage default insurance premiums to reflect CMHC's higher capital targets. The Crown corporation has received a lot of heat in recent months for exposing tax payers to unnecessary...

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Firstly, thank you Andrew for sharing the article on your website and asking your thoughts on the topic.


I do agree with the article from Rob Carrick on the short term option that renting could be less of a financial strain than owning a property.  But, his model is flawed.


FindNewDigs.com Rent vs Buy


The challenge with this article and what Rob put forward is ‘short term’. ...

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For the month of July 2013 We have seen strong sales growth in Calgary's Real Estate market.  


Residential Sales Volume

Calgary's residential real estate sales totaled 2268 units which represents a 17% increase from the same period in 2012 and up 6% so far this year.


According to CREB's chief economist Anne-Marie Lurie, the June 20th flood that devastated Calgary and surrounding areas...

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April 2013 was another solid month in Calgary's Real Estate market.  The market has slowed slightly from back in February when there was a lot of talk of our 'insane real estate market' in the media.  

We are up just over 5% from the same period in 2012, and with the number of sales being almost the same we can sit comfortably knowing we are not heading down the same path as 2006/07....

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A recent discussion took place between Realtors and Lawyers regarding home surveillance systems such as web cams and/or nanny cams in homes for sale. 


Topics discussed were breaching privacy of prospective buyer’s while they discussed confidential information about pricing or motivation and the legality of a home seller being able to do this.


Nanny Cam

*Nanny and Web Cams in Homes for...

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