The fun side of real estate

Clients often ask my opinion about purchasing rental properties. I am definitely a fan of owning rental properties that make sense – ideally ones that are fairly low maintenance, very easy to rent and allow… Read More

A cautious look ahead at our 2015 real estate market

Media headlines in the past week have ranged from “Alberta shouldn’t worry about low oil prices: ATB Financial Chief Economist” to “Alberta recession? The mindset is already setting in”. It’s difficult to sift through the various… Read More

2014 in Review

Last year was a bustling, fast-paced year for the Calgary real estate market. We saw many of the same conditions that were present in 2013 – low inventory levels and high demand that resulted in rising… Read More

New home warranties and a market update

Earlier this year, the Alberta government legislated changes in the home-warranty industry that provide additional security to home buyers. In the past, most builders provided a 1-year warranty for items in the house and a… Read More