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MARKET UPDATE: JULY 2018

(August 10, 2018)

The usual summer trend to lower sales in July held true this year in every market we serve except Penholdwhich experienced a burst of activity. The other trend that we are seeing is the number of active listings finally starting to come down slightly. The sales to listing ratio in central Alberta continues to favor buyers, but we are finally seeing it easing its way toward balance.


Many of our clie... read more.

What you Need to Know When Buying a Vacation Property

(August 01, 2018)


Guest Blog by Brandi Pierik




You’ve dreamed, saved and planned, and it’s finally time to buy a cottage or vacation home! Now is a really good time. Although mortgage rates have risen slightly, they still remain on the low side and property prices have cooled somewhat. 

Whether you’re planning to buy a waterfront retreat or a country getaway, a seasonal or year-round property, I can walk you through ea... read more.

Market update june 2018

(July 09, 2018)

June sales in central Alberta were down compared to May in most central Alberta markets except Red Deer, which managed a slight increase. In that time the number of active listings has experienced slight increases in some markets and slight decreases in others.


There are several big picture issues that are influencing the real estate market in Alberta, positive and negative. On the positive side, o... read more.

Downsizing Part 4: Creating a Last Will & Testament

(July 03, 2018)

On Tuesday, June 19, we gathered in the Elements @ Riversedge Penthouse to discuss Downsizing with the professional supports who can help you put your plan into action. Joining us were David Brant from Altalaw, Jeffrey Mill from RBC Investments, Jacquie Paulovich from RBC Mortgages, and Jacolynn Engel from Lifestyles by Jacolynn. When the topic of having a Last Will & Testament was mentioned, we w... read more.

TOP 6 THINGS TO FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEOWNERS PRE-APPROVAL

(June 18, 2018)


Here is a list of paperwork critical to getting the best mortgage rates and terms!



So your expert realtor set you up on a home search, you have been scouring all the bright new listings and all of a sudden - there it is - the property that makes your palms sweat and your pulse race! Finally - a place you can call your OWN! So, what now? Well, if you hav... read more.