Real Estate

All you need to know about buying and selling a house can be found in our real estate section. We cover all aspects of locating, buying or selling a new or existing home.

How Much did you Really Profit from Selling Your House?

$100,000 Profit? Your mother always told you, “You will need math someday!” Well, that “someday” has arrived! You’re thinking of selling your house for $400,000 and you paid $300,000 when you bought it, so you are tempted to spend that...

How Much Does it Cost to Sell Your House?

In today’s economy it’s tough to hear that you may have to end up bringing money to the table when selling your home. Even if you’re selling for about the same price as what you paid, there are numerous...

Protecting Your House When You Are Away

So, you are getting away for a bit. Locking up the house, closing the garage door – turning on a few timers to turn lights on and off and taking off for a vacation. Is your house going to...

Preparing a House for Potential Buyers

Selling a house can be a stressful point in your life, especially if it has been on the market for a while and just does not seem to be moving. There are ways that an owner can help their...

Setting an Asking Price for Your Home

When you’re selling your home, setting an asking price is the most crucial factor. Yes, making sure your home is clean, tidy, and well maintained are important factors too, but first you need to get potential buyers through the...

Becoming a Real Estate Agent – Making a Career of Selling Homes

With 2005 setting records in sales of homes all across North America, it should come as no surprise that the number of people becoming real estate agents is on the rise. Real estate has a long history of making...

Are Renters Stupid – The Stigma of Renting

A friend of mine was filling out a credit application to buy a nice, new red car, and checked the box indicating he was a renter and not an owner of his home. He told me later he felt...

An Open House – Can it Help Sell A House?

It is pretty likely that you have heard about the use of an open house to sell a home. The concept is fairly straightforward; a seller will decided to make his or her house available for public viewings on...

What Information Can You Trust When Buying a Home?

It seems that everybody has an opinion when it comes to buying and selling homes. How many people have told you these common phrases when talking about real estate… “It’s a good time to buy”, “now’s a good time...

Moving to Calgary – Known for its Hospitality, Adventure and Spirit.

These days, you may think it impossible for one city to comprise wholesome small-town values with a prospering economy and thriving cultural scene. But if you’ve started thinking about moving to Calgary, Alberta, you’re in for a fantastic surprise. This...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Home’s Roof

Your home’s roof is the most important part of its structure – the whole point of a house is that there is a roof over your head! Therefore, it’s integral that it is properly cared for so that it stays in the best condition and continues to keep you...

6 Tips to Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior

If you are like many other homeowners, you may forget about the look of your home’s exterior. Instead, you focus on getting the interior “just right,” forgetting that the outside is just as important. Additionally, if you are trying to sell, ensuring your home’s exterior is in great condition...

Pack Your Kitchen: This Is What Professionals Do

Moving to a new place can be a very tough process. It requires a lot of time, attention, diligence, and skills. But do you know that packing like a pro is not so hard all? Everything that separates you from having professional packing skills is a few tips and...