Transitioning from 2019 into 2020

The Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) has just released their forecast for the 2020 market but before we get into that, let’s take a quick look back at how things fared in 2019. It’s no… Read More

Basement suite changes coming in 2020

I recently attended a seminar about compliance from the City of Calgary that covered topics from Real Property Reports to Secondary Suites. Unfortunately there are many, many things that are not allowed in this City… Read More

Prices not falling this fall

The September real estate statistics were released this week and paint a more stable picture in Calgary. While prices are still down from a year ago (1.7% for detached homes, 3% for apartments), monthly benchmark… Read More

Trying on Buying

Buying a home is an exciting, sometimes-daunting and often unexpected experience for many people.  Few things in life can match the excitement of deciding to earnestly look for a new home.  Sure it’s fun to… Read More

Asbestos in Calgary – what you need to know!

Asbestos is a wonderful fibre.  It has several positive characteristics such as extreme heat resistance and incredible strength. Unfortunately, the very properties that make the asbestos fibre so good are what make it potentially harmful… Read More