The majority of Calgary real estate, have already changed hands at least once. This means that the lands will have a history, and not all of them may make their buyers want to own the property. This may be the same for the land that you would want to purchase, and as a prospective real estate buyer you would want to know all things, good bad and ugly, about the land that you would want to own. Instead of just taking the word of the seller of the property, do a little research. Check the maps – papers hold a lot of information, especially those that show the property that you are buying as well as the surrounding areas. Note the near bodies of water including the dams, and take into consideration the elevation of the area. There are also certain maps…
Calgary real estate is doing really well at the moment and is one of the best performing sectors in the nation’s economy. Many investors are seeking opportunities in Canadian real estate and one of the most promising cities is Calgary, Alberta. Both buyers and sellers looking for property, especially those seeking to sell or buy luxury Real Estate in Calgary will have ample opportunity to do so. Luxury Listings>>
Calgary Seton Retail Center To Be Alberta’s Largest Solar Installation
If you are a Canadian sun-seeker, you are likely aware that Calgary holds the title for being the nation’s sunniest location. With an annual average of almost 333 days of shining sun each year, this is the best place to load up on Vitamin D north of the 49th parallel. But the innovative minds behind the new Seton Urban District have found another way to put the city’s solar rays to good use. The community of Seton in SE Calgary will include a park, a public library, schools, a recreation center, roughly 2.5 million square feet in store and office space, over 1300 multi-family residences, two hotels, and the South Health Campus (SHC).
Seton’s Regional Retail includes: Save on…
Harmony in Springbank SW Calgary is a visionary 1,700-acre village concept featuring a self-contained water system, recreational lake and a 27-hole championship golf course. Harmony is an innovative lifestyle community situated just west of Calgary in Springbank. It is the only approved master-planned community in the area and will incorporate 3,500 homes, a +/- 135 acre recreational lake, 27 hole championship golf course and 138 acre employment campus, all centered around a village core that will provide local boutique retail opportunities and community gathering spaces for its residents and neighbours. Harmony construction is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2014 with showhomes scheduled to open in September, 2015
The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. Over the next two years, inflation is projected to fluctuate around 2 per cent as these temporary effects ease and the downward pressure on inflation from economic slack and heightened retail competition gradually dissipates.
The global economy is on a lower growth track than was foreseen at the time of the April Monetary Policy Report. Serial disappointment with economic performance during the past several years has mainly reflected the impact of private-sector deleveraging, fiscal consolidation and, especially, the lingering effect of uncertainty on business…
Buying a new home? Changing Jobs or Schools? Having a short commute can improve the quality of one’s life. View Real Estate for sale across Calgary communities near a Calgary Bus Route. Start reviewing the Calgary Transit Maps
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New listings totaled 3,814 units in June, representing the first time since June 2010 that it outpaced the long-term average. The monthly influx of new listings also helped ease some of the tightness in the market by improving inventory levels, which totaled 4,726 units compared to 4,584 in June 2013.
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Written Service Agreements - Calgary Buyer Representation
Frequently Asked Questions
Are written Buyer Representation Agreements mandatory in Calgary?
Yes. Effective July 1, 2014, if you are interested in buying residential property and are the client of a real estate professional in Alberta, you will be asked to sign a written service agreement (buyer representation agreement).
What is the difference between an exclusive and a non-exclusive buyer representation agreement?
In an exclusive buyer representation agreement, you, as the buyer, agree to only use the services of that brokerage to represent and assist you in purchasing a property.
In a non-exclusive buyer representation agreement, you, as the buyer of residential Real Estate in…
Looking for a new home? Calgary is a jewel of a city where you may find your Calgary home! Available listings include lofts, townhomes, bungalows, and luxurious penthouses. Whatever type of home you desire,it’s in Calgary. What makes Calgary a city you want to search for your new home in? Calgary consists of a series of communities that all come together to make it one of top five cities to live in in the world. You can live the big city life, or you might find it more suitable to live in a more rural area, the possibilities in this gorgeous area are endless. All of Calgary’s communities feature gorgeous single family homes,townhouses and even lots for sale, to build your own custom home. The neighborhoods also feature private, charter and public…
If you're planning on selling your Calgary property, these properties are your competition. A potential purchaser will compare your home to homes similar to these when trying to decide which home to buy. Take a look at these Calgary homes for sale, if only on paper. Try to be objective and ask yourself, "Which home is the best value?" Is it yours? If not, these other homes may sell before yours. But don't forget the "List Prices" of these homes represent what the sellers WANT for their home, not necessarily what they are going to get when they sell their home. So when setting the price of your home, don't simply look at the LIST PRICE of the other comparable Calgary homes, look at the SALE PRICE of the homes comparable to yours which actually…